1997 Washington Huskies football team

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1997 Washington Huskies football
Washington Huskies logo.svg
Aloha Bowl champion
Aloha Bowl, W 51–23 vs. Michigan State
Conference Pacific-10
Ranking
Coaches No. 18
AP No. 18
1997 record 8–4 (5–3 Pac-10)
Head coach Jim Lambright (5th season)
Offensive coordinator Scott Linehan (2nd season)
Defensive coordinator Randy Hart (3rd season)
MVP Jerome Pathon
Captain Jerry Jensen
Captain Rashaan Shehee
Captain Jerome Pathon
Captain Tony Parrish
Home stadium Husky Stadium
Seasons
← 1996
1998 →
1997 Pacific-10 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 9 Washington State +   7 1         10 2  
No. 5 UCLA +   7 1         10 2  
No. 14 Arizona State   6 2         9 3  
No. 18 Washington   5 3         8 4  
Arizona   4 4         7 5  
USC   4 4         6 5  
Oregon   3 5         7 5  
Stanford   3 5         5 6  
California   1 7         3 8  
Oregon State   0 8         3 8  
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1997 Washington Huskies football team was an American football team that represented the University of Washington during the 1997 NCAA Division I-A football season. In its fifth season under head coach Jim Lambright, the team compiled an 8–4 record, finished in fourth place in the Pacific-10 Conference, and outscored its opponents by a combined total of 420 to 259.[1] Jerome Pathon was selected as the team's most valuable player. Pathon, Jerry Jensen, Rashaan Shehee, Tony Parrish were the team captains.

Roster[edit]

1997 Washington Huskies football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Injured Injured
  • Redshirt Redshirt

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 6 12:30 PM at No. 19 BYU* No. 4 Cougar StadiumProvo, UT ABC W 42–20   65,978
September 13 12:30 PM San Diego State* No. 3 Husky StadiumSeattle, WA FSN W 36–3   71,081
September 20 12:30 PM No. 7 Nebraska* No. 2 Husky Stadium • Seattle, WA ABC L 14–27   74,023
October 4 3:30 PM No. 25 Arizona State No. 10 Husky Stadium • Seattle, WA FSN W 26–14   74,986
October 11 12:30 PM at California No. 10 California Memorial StadiumBerkeley, CA W 30–3   48,000
October 18 12:30 PM at Arizona No. 10 Arizona StadiumTucson, AZ ABC W 58–28   50,585
October 25 3:30 PM at Oregon State No. 7 Parker StadiumCorvallis, OR FSN W 45–17   28,067
November 1 12:30 PM USC No. 7 Husky Stadium • Seattle, WA ABC W 27–0   73,401
November 8 12:30 PM Oregon No. 6 Husky Stadium • Seattle, WA L 28–31   73,775
November 15 12:30 PM at No. 9 UCLA No. 13 Rose BowlPasadena, CA ABC L 28–52   85,697
November 22 12:30 PM No. 11 Washington State No. 17 Husky Stadium • Seattle, WA (Apple Cup) ABC L 35–41   74,268
December 25 12:30 PM vs. No. 25 Michigan State* No. 21 Aloha StadiumHonolulu, HI (Aloha Bowl) ABC W 51–23   34,419
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Pacific Time.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Washington Yearly Results (1995–1999)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved December 15, 2015.