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1997 Memphis Tigers football
ConferenceConference USA
1997 record4–7 (2–4 C-USA)
Head coachRip Scherer (2nd season)
Home stadiumLiberty Bowl Memorial Stadium (Capacity: 62,380)
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 Memphis Tigers football team represented the University of Memphis in the 1997 NCAA Division I-A football season. Memphis competed as a member of Conference USA. The team was led by head coach Rip Scherer. The Tigers played their home games at the Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
August 30at Mississippi State*L 10–1333,310
September 6UAB*W 28–724,108
September 13at No. 21 Michigan State*L 21–5172,131
September 20Minnesota*
  • Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium
  • Memphis, TN
L 17–2023,208
October 4at CincinnatiL 17–2019,511
October 11Arkansas State*
W 38–921,357
October 25at East CarolinaL 10–3228,029
November 1Houstondagger
  • Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium
  • Memphis, TN
W 24–320,181
November 8at TulaneL 14–2623,494
November 15Louisville
  • Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium
  • Memphis, TN (rivalry)
W 21–2015,234
November 22Southern Miss
L 18–4217,243
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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