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1997 Kansas Jayhawks football
ConferenceBig 12 Conference
DivisionNorth
1997 record5–6 (3–5 Big 12)
Head coachTerry Allen
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium
(Capacity: 50,250)
Seasons
← 1996
1998 →
1997 Big 12 football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
North
#2 Nebraska x   8 0         13 0  
#8 Kansas State   7 1         11 1  
#23 Missouri   5 3         7 5  
Colorado   3 5         5 6  
Kansas   3 5         6 5  
Iowa State   1 7         1 10  
South
#20 Texas A&M x   6 2         9 4  
#24 Oklahoma State   5 3         8 4  
Texas Tech*   5 3         6 5  
Texas   2 6         4 7  
Oklahoma   2 6         4 8  
Baylor   1 7         2 9  
Championship: Nebraska 54, Texas A&M 15
*Ineligible for conference championship game and postseason due to a self-imposed postseason ban.
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1997 Kansas Jayhawks football team represented the University of Kansas in the 1997 NCAA Division I-A football season. They participated as members of the Big 12 Conference in the North Division. They were coached by head coach Terry Allen. They played their home games at Memorial Stadium in Lawrence, Kansas.

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
August 287:00 PMUAB*W 24–032,100
September 61:00 PMTCU*
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Lawrence, Kansas
W 17–1035,000
September 1311:30 AMMissouri
FSNW 15–738,000
September 206:00 PMat Cincinnati*L 7–3417,636
October 41:00 PMOklahoma
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Lawrence, Kansas
W 20–1743,500
October 116:30 PMat Texas TechL 7–1743,012
October 186:00 PMat ColoradoFSNL 6–4252,097
October 256:00 PMNo. 1 Nebraska
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Lawrence, Kansas
FSNL 0–3542,000
November 11:00 PMIowa State
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Lawrence, Kansas
W 34–2434,000
November 81:10 PMat No. 11 Kansas StatePPVL 16–4843,832
November 151:00 PMat TexasL 31–4568,097
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Central time

Table reference[1]

Some sources cite the record at 6 wins and 5 losses due to a forfeit from Colorado after the game was played. However, Colorado was not required to change the record and some sources will show the season record at 5 wins and 6 losses.[2]

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