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1997 NC State Wolfpack football
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
1997 record6–5 (3–5 ACC)
Head coachMike O'Cain (5th season)
Home stadiumCarter–Finley Stadium
(Capacity: 51,500)
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 NC State Wolfpack football team represented North Carolina State University in the 1997 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team was led by fifth-year head coach Mike O'Cain and played its home games at Carter–Finley Stadium. They finished the season with a 6–5 record overall and a 3–5 record in Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) games.[1][2]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
August 30at Syracuse*W 32–31 OT
September 6at DukeW 45–14
September 13ClemsonL 17–19
September 20Northern Illinois*
  • Carter–Finley Stadium
  • Raleigh, NC
W 41–14
September 25at Wake ForestL 18–19
October 11at Georgia TechL 17–27
October 18North Carolina
  • Carter–Finley Stadium
  • Raleigh, NC (Rivalry)
L 7–20
November 1at Florida StateL 35–48
November 8Maryland
  • Carter–Finley Stadium
  • Raleigh, NC
W 45–28
November 15Virginia
  • Carter–Finley Stadium
  • Raleigh, NC
W 31–24
November 22East Carolina*
W 37–24
  • *Non-conference game

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