|1897 Marshall Thundering Herd football|
|Head coach||No coach|
|Home stadium||Central Field|
The 1897 Marshall Thundering Herd football team represented Marshall University in the 1897 college football season. The team did not have a coach, and were outscored by their opponents 6–32 in three games.
|October 23||Huntington Tigers||L 0–14|
|October 30||Kingsbury High School||L 0–4|
|November 13||Ironton High School||L 6–14|
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