|2017 Lafayette Leopards football|
|2017 record||3–8 (3–3 Patriot)|
|Head coach||John Garrett (1st year)|
|Offensive coordinator||Mickey Fein|
|Defensive coordinator||Art Link (4th year)|
|Home stadium|| Fisher Field|
Template:2017 Patriot League football standings The 2017 Lafayette Leopards football team represented Lafayette College in the 2017 NCAA Division I FCS football season. The Leopards were led by first-year head coach John Garrett and played their home games at Fisher Field. They were a member of the Patriot League. They finished the season 3–8, 3–3 in Patriot League play to finish in a three-way tie for third place.
The 2017 schedule consists of five home and six away games. The Leopards will host Patriot League foes Sacred Heart, Fordham, Bucknell, and Colgate, and will travel to Holy Cross, Georgetown, and Lehigh for the 153rd meeting of The Rivalry.
|September 2||3:00 p.m.||at Monmouth*||ESPN3||L 12–31||3,898|
|September 9||6:00 p.m.||Sacred Heart||STADIUM|
|September 16||6:00 p.m.||at No. 7 Villanova*||ESPN3|
|September 23||6:00 p.m.||Princeton*||STADIUM|
|September 30||1:05 p.m.||at Holy Cross||MASN|
|October 7||3:30 p.m.||Fordham||STADIUM|
|October 14||1:00 p.m.||at Harvard*||ILN|
|October 21||3:30 p.m.||Bucknell||STADIUM|
|L 7–13 OT||5,512|
|November 4||2:00 p.m.||at Georgetown||STADIUM||W 7–0||1,750|
|November 11||12:30 p.m.||Colgate||STADIUM|
|November 18||12:30 p.m.||at Lehigh||STADIUM|
- ↑ "Lafayette Football Official Schedule". Lafayette Athletics. http://www.goleopards.com/sports/m-footbl/sched/lafa-m-footbl-sched.html. Retrieved 7 April 2017.