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1997 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football
Carquest Bowl champion
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
Ranking
APNo. 25
1997 record7–5 (5–3 ACC)
Head coachGeorge O'Leary (4th season)
Offensive coordinatorRalph Friedgen (1st season)
Home stadiumBobby Dodd Stadium
(Capacity: 46,000)
Seasons
← 1996
1998 →
1997 ACC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#3 Florida State   8 0         11 1  
#6 North Carolina   7 1         11 1  
Virginia   5 3         7 4  
#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

The 1997 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football team represented the Georgia Institute of Technology in the 1997 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team's coach was George O'Leary. It played its home games at Bobby Dodd Stadium in Atlanta.

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 62:30 PMat No. 11 Notre Dame*NBCL 13–1780,225
September 206:30 PMat Wake ForestW 28–2622,832
September 277:30 PMNo. 17 ClemsonESPNW 23–2045,275
October 43:30 PMat Boston College*CBSW 42–1438,462
October 113:30 PMNC StateNo. 25
  • Bobby Dodd Stadium
  • Atlanta, Georgia
ABCW 27–1744,195
October 183:30 PMat No. 3 Florida StateNo. 21ABCL 0–3878,157
October 308:00 PMNo. 5 North Carolina
  • Bobby Dodd Stadium
  • Atlanta, Georgia
ESPNL 13–1645,126
November 83:30 PMat VirginiaABCL 31–3541,000
November 151:30 PMat DukeW 41–3822,638
November 223:30 PMMaryland
  • Bobby Dodd Stadium
  • Atlanta
ABCW 37–1835,267
November 291:00 PMNo. 14 Georgia*
ABCL 24–2746,015
December 297:30 PMvs. West Virginia*TBSW 35–3028,262
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time
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