|1997 Navy Midshipmen football|
|Head coach||Charlie Weatherbie (3rd season)|
|Home stadium||Navy–Marine Corps Memorial Stadium|
|1997 Division I-A independents football records|
|Rankings from AP Poll|
The 1997 Navy Midshipmen football team represented the United States Naval Academy (USNA) during the 1997 NCAA Division I-A football season. Navy competed as an independent with no conference affiliation. The team was led by third-year head coach Charlie Weatherbie.
|September 5||at San Diego State||L 31–45|
|September 13||Rutgers||W 36–7|
|September 20||at SMU||W 46–16||20,011|
|September 27||at Duke||L 17–26||17,370|
|October 11||Air Force||L 7–10|
|October 18||VMI||W 42–7|
|November 1||at Notre Dame||L 17–21||80,225|
|November 8||Temple||W 49–17|
|November 15||Colgate||W 52–24|
|November 22||Kent State||W 62–29|
|December 6||vs. Army||W 39–7|
|1997 Navy Midshipmen football team roster|
| Special teams
- ↑ "Football History". United States Naval Academy. p. 195. http://grfx.cstv.com/photos/schools/navy/sports/m-footbl/auto_pdf/2014-15/misc_non_event/History-2014-Guide.pdf. Retrieved July 12, 2015.
- ↑ "Navy Yearly Results (1995-1999)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. http://www.cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/active/n/navy/1995-1999_yearly_results.php. Retrieved July 14, 2015.