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
ConferencePacific-10
Ranking
CoachesNo. 18
APNo. 18
1997 record8–4 (5–3 Pac-10)
Head coachJim Lambright (5th season)
Offensive coordinatorScott Linehan (2nd season)
Defensive coordinatorRandy Hart (3rd season)
MVPJerome Pathon
CaptainJerry Jensen
CaptainRashaan Shehee
CaptainJerome Pathon
CaptainTony Parrish
Home stadiumHusky 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.

Schedule[edit]

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 612:30 PMat No. 19 BYU*No. 4ABCW 42–2065,978
September 1312:30 PMSan Diego State*No. 3FSNW 36–371,081
September 2012:30 PMNo. 7 Nebraska*No. 2
  • Husky Stadium
  • Seattle
ABCL 14–2774,023
October 43:30 PMNo. 25 Arizona StateNo. 10
  • Husky Stadium
  • Seattle
FSNW 26–1474,986
October 1112:30 PMat CaliforniaNo. 10W 30–348,000
October 1812:30 PMat ArizonaNo. 10ABCW 58–2850,585
October 253:30 PMat Oregon StateNo. 7FSNW 45–1728,067
November 112:30 PMUSCNo. 7
  • Husky Stadium
  • Seattle
ABCW 27–073,401
November 812:30 PMOregonNo. 6
  • Husky Stadium
  • Seattle
L 28–3173,775
November 1512:30 PMat No. 9 UCLANo. 13ABCL 28–5285,697
November 2212:30 PMNo. 11 Washington StateNo. 17
ABCL 35–4174,268
December 2512:30 PMvs. No. 25 Michigan State*No. 21ABCW 51–2334,419
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Pacific time

Roster[edit]

1997 Washington Huskies football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
TE 85 Cameron Cleeland Sr
QB 7 Brock Huard So
C 77 Olin Kreutz Jr
G 75 Benji Olson Jr
WR 24 Jerome Pathon Sr
RB 1 Rashaan Shehee Sr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DT 95 Jabari Issa So
FS 7 Tony Parrish Sr
LB 17 Lester Towns So
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

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

References[edit]

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