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1997 Virginia Cavaliers football
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
1997 record7–4 (5–3 ACC)
Head coachGeorge Welsh (16th season)
Defensive coordinatorRick Lantz (7th season)
Home stadiumScott Stadium
(Capacity: 42,000)
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 Virginia Cavaliers football team represented the University of Virginia during the 1997 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team's head coach was George Welsh. They played their home games at Scott Stadium in Charlottesville, Virginia.

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 48:00 PMNo. 16 Auburn*ESPNL 17–2845,300
September 133:30 PMRichmond*
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
W 26–738,200
September 2712:00 PMat No. 5 North CarolinaABCL 20–4857,800
October 412:00 PMWake Forest
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
JPSW 21–1340,000
October 116:00 PMat ClemsonESPN2W 21–774,987
October 1812:00 PMDuke
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
JPSW 13–1036,600
October 257:00 PMNo. 3 Florida State
ESPNL 21–4745,300
November 112:00 PMat MarylandJPSW 45–023,479
November 83:30 PMGeorgia Tech
  • Scott Stadium
  • Charlottesville, VA
ABCW 35–3141,000
November 1512:00 PMat NC StateJPSL 24–3142,400
November 295:30 PMVirginia Tech*
ESPNW 34–2044,200
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time
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PersonnelEdit

1997 Virginia Cavaliers football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
QB Brooks, AaronAaron Brooks
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Cruz Roja.svg Injured
  • Redshirt.svg Redshirt


ReferencesEdit

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