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1997 Cincinnati Bearcats football
Humanitarian Bowl, W 35–19 vs. Utah State
ConferenceConference USA
1997 record8–4 (2–4 C-USA)
Head coachRick Minter (4th season)
Home stadiumNippert Stadium
(Capacity: 35,097)
Seasons
← 1996
1998 →
1997 Conference USA football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#19 Southern Miss   6 0         9 3  
Tulane   5 1         7 4  
East Carolina   4 2         5 6  
Cincinnati   2 4         8 4  
Memphis   2 4         4 7  
Houston   2 4         3 8  
Louisville   0 6         1 10  
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1997 Cincinnati Bearcats football team represented the University of Cincinnati in the 1997 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team, coached by Rick Minter, played their home games in Nippert Stadium, as it has since 1924.

Schedule

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
August 28Tulsa*W 34–24
September 6at TulaneL 17–3120,828
September 207:00 pmKansas*
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH
W 34–717,636
September 276:00 pmat Boston College*ESPN2W 24–640,564
October 4Memphis
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH (Rivalry)
W 20–1719,511
October 117:00 pmUAB*
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH
L 33–2920,924
October 18at HoustonL 38–41 2OT14,457
October 25at Miami (OH)*W 34–31
November 1No. 24 Southern Miss
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH
L 17–24
November 83:30 pmLouisville
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH (Keg of Nails)
W 28–921,346
November 138:00 pmEast CarolinaESPNL 7–1425,509
December 293:30 pmat Utah State*ESPN2W 35–1916,289
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time

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