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1997 Oklahoma State Cowboys football
Alamo Bowl, L 20–33 vs. Purdue
ConferenceBig 12 Conference
DivisionSouth Division
Ranking
CoachesNo. 24
APNo. 24
1997 record8–4 (5–3 Big 12)
Head coachBob Simmons (3rd season)
Offensive coordinatorLes Miles
Defensive coordinatorRob Ryan
Home stadiumLewis Field (Capacity: 50,614)
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 Oklahoma State Cowboys football team represented Oklahoma State University during the 1997 NCAA Division I-A football season. They participated as members of the Big 12 Conference in the South Division. They played their home games at Lewis Field in Stillwater, Oklahoma. They were coached by head coach Bob Simmons.

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
August 305:30 PMat Iowa StateFSNW 21–1443,841
September 67:00 PMat SW Louisiana*W 31–716,724
September 136:00 PMFresno State*W 35–036,000
September 276:00 PMNE Louisiana*
  • Lewis Field
  • Stillwater, Oklahoma
W 38–735,200
October 411:30 AMTexas
  • Lewis Field
  • Stillwater, Oklahoma
FSNW 42–1643,100
October 116:00 PMNo. 24 ColoradoNo. 20
  • Lewis Field
  • Stillwater, Oklahoma
FSNW 33–2950,100
October 2511:30 AMMissouriNo. 12
  • Lewis Field
  • Stillwater, Oklahoma
FSNL 50–51 2/OT33,300
November 16:00 PMat No. 25 Texas A&MNo. 19FSNL 25–2860,776
November 81:00 PMat OklahomaNo. 25PPVW 30–772,422
November 152:00 PMTexas TechNo. 24
  • Lewis Field
  • Stillwater, Oklahoma
L 3–2739,400
November 222:30 PMat BaylorABCW 24–1434,794
December 307:00 PMvs. No. 17 Purdue*ESPNL 20–3355,552
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Central time
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