|1897 Washington football|
|Head coach||Carl L. Clemans (1st season)|
|Captain||Jack Lindsay (2nd year)|
|Home stadium||Denny Field|
|1897 college football independents records|
The 1897 Washington football team was an American football team that represented the University of Washington during the 1897 college football season. In its first season under coach Carl L. Clemans, the team compiled a 1–2 record and was outscored by its opponents by a combined total of 26 to 16. For the consecutive year, Jack Lindsay was the team captain.
|October 9||Seattle YMCA||W 10–0||400|
|November 18||Seattle A.C.||L 6–10||1000|
|December 4||at Oregon Agricultural||L 0–16||1500|
- "Washington Yearly Results (1895-1899)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. http://www.cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/active/w/washington/1895-1899_yearly_results.php. Retrieved December 12, 2015.
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