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1997 Virginia Cavaliers football team

The 1997 Virginia Cavaliers football team represented the University of Virginia during the 1997 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team's head coach was George Welsh. They played their home games at Scott Stadium in Charlottesville, Virginia.

1997 Virginia Cavaliers football
Virginia Cavaliers text logo.svg
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
1997 record7–4 (5–3 ACC)
Head coachGeorge Welsh (16th season)
Defensive coordinatorRick Lantz (7th season)
Home stadiumScott Stadium
(Capacity: 42,000)
Seasons
← 1996
1998 →
1997 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 3 Florida State $   8 0         11 1  
No. 6 North Carolina   7 1         11 1  
Virginia   5 3         7 4  
No. 25 Georgia Tech   5 3         7 5  
Clemson   4 4         7 5  
NC State   3 5         6 5  
Wake Forest   3 5         5 6  
Maryland   1 7         2 9  
Duke   0 8         2 9  
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 48:00 PMNo. 16 Auburn*ESPNL 17–2845,300
September 133:30 PMRichmond*
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
W 26–738,200
September 2712:00 PMat No. 5 North CarolinaABCL 20–4857,800
October 412:00 PMWake Forest
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
JPSW 21–1340,000
October 116:00 PMat ClemsonESPN2W 21–774,987
October 1812:00 PMDuke
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
JPSW 13–1036,600
October 257:00 PMNo. 3 Florida State
ESPNL 21–4745,300
November 112:00 PMat MarylandJPSW 45–023,479
November 83:30 PMGeorgia Tech
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
ABCW 35–3141,000
November 1512:00 PMat NC StateJPSL 24–3142,400
November 295:30 PMVirginia Tech*
ESPNW 34–2044,200
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time

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PersonnelEdit

1997 Virginia Cavaliers football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
QB Aaron Brooks
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1997 UVa Football Schedule/Results". Virginia Athletics. Archived from the original on September 2, 1999. Retrieved December 5, 2012.