1997 Cincinnati Bearcats football team

Last updated
1997 Cincinnati Bearcats football
Cincinnati University Bearcats textlogo.svg
Humanitarian Bowl, W 35–19 vs. Utah State
Conference Conference USA
1997 record8–4 (2–4 C-USA)
Head coach
Offensive coordinator Greg Seamon (3rd season)
Defensive coordinator Rex Ryan (2nd season)
Home stadium Nippert Stadium
(Capacity: 35,097)
Seasons
  1996
1998  
1997 Conference USA football standings
Conf  Overall
Team W L    W L 
No. 19 Southern Miss $ 60    93 
Tulane  51    74 
East Carolina  42    56 
Cincinnati  24    84 
Memphis  24    47 
Houston  24    38 
Louisville  06    110 
  • $ Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1997 Cincinnati Bearcats football team represented the University of Cincinnati in the 1997 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team, coached by Rick Minter, played their home games in Nippert Stadium, as it has since 1924.

Schedule

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
August 28 Tulsa *W 34–24
September 6at Tulane L 17–3120,828
September 207:00 pm Kansas *
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH
W 34–717,636
September 276:00 pmat Boston College * ESPN2 W 24–640,564
October 4 Memphis
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH (Rivalry)
W 20–1719,511
October 117:00 pm UAB *
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH
W 33–2920,924
October 18at Houston L 38–41 2OT14,457
October 25at Miami (OH) *W 34–31
November 1No. 24 Southern Miss
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH
L 17–24
November 83:30 pm Louisville
W 28–921,346
November 138:00 pm East Carolina ESPN L 7–1425,509
December 293:30 pmat Utah State *ESPN2W 35–1916,289
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time

[1] [2] [3]

Related Research Articles

Cincinnati Bearcats football

The Cincinnati Bearcats football program represents the University of Cincinnati in college football. They compete at the NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision level as members of the American Athletic Conference, and have played their home games in historic Nippert Stadium since 1924. The Bearcats have an all-time record of over .500 as of 2018, having reached their 600th program victory in 2017. The team has had a bit of a resurgence in the past few years, going 98-56 since 2006, along with 9 bowl game appearances, 5 conference titles, three BCS/NY6 Bowl berths, and 22 NFL Draft selections.

The 1897 Cincinnati football team was an American football team that represented the University of Cincinnati as an independent during the 1897 college football season. In their first season under head coach Tom Fennell, the Bearcats compiled a 9–1–1 record. William Bass was the team captain. The team played its home games at Union Ball Park in Cincinnati.

The 2020 Cincinnati Bearcats football team represented the University of Cincinnati in the 2020 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Bearcats played their home games at Nippert Stadium and competed as members of the American Athletic Conference. They were led by fourth-year head coach Luke Fickell.

The 1998 Cincinnati Bearcats football team represented the University of Cincinnati in the 1998 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team, coached by Rick Minter, played their home games in Nippert Stadium, as it has since 1924.

The 1955 Cincinnati Bearcats football team was an American football team that represented the University of Cincinnati as an independent during the 1955 college football season. In their first year under head coach George Blackburn, the Bearcats compiled a 1–6–2 and were outscored by a total of 199 to 97.

The 1989 Cincinnati Bearcats football team represented the University of Cincinnati during the 1989 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Bearcats, led by first-year head coach Tim Murphy, participated as independent and played their home games at Nippert Stadium.

The 1983 Cincinnati Bearcats football team represented the University of Cincinnati during the 1983 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Bearcats, led by first-year head coach Watson Brown, participated as independent and played their home games at Nippert Stadium. Despite Nippert being the home field of the Bearcats, for this season the Bearcats played more game at the downtown Riverfront Stadium.

The 1953 Cincinnati Bearcats football team was an American football team that represented the University of Cincinnati as an independent during the 1953 college football season. The Bearcats were lead by head coach Sid Gillman and compiled a 9–1 record.

The 1952 Cincinnati Bearcats football team was an American football team that represented the University of Cincinnati as a member of the Mid-American Conference (MAC) during the 1952 college football season. The Bearcats were lead by head coach Sid Gillman and compiled a 8–1–1 record and were named MAC Champions.

The 1951 Cincinnati Bearcats football team was an American football team that represented the University of Cincinnati as a member of the Mid-American Conference (MAC) during the 1951 college football season. The Bearcats were lead by head coach Sid Gillman and compiled a 10–1 record and were named MAC Champions.

The 1950 Cincinnati Bearcats football team was an American football team that represented the University of Cincinnati as a member of the Mid-American Conference (MAC) during the 1950 college football season. The Bearcats were lead by head coach Sid Gillman and compiled a 8–4 record. The Bearcats would lose to West Texas State in the Sun Bowl

The 1949 Cincinnati Bearcats football team was an American football team that represented the University of Cincinnati as a member of the Mid-American Conference (MAC) during the 1949 college football season. The Bearcats were lead by first-year head coach Sid Gillman and compiled a 7–4 record and were named MAC champions. The Bearcats would win against Toledo in the Glass Bowl.

The 1948 Cincinnati Bearcats football team was an American football team that represented the University of Cincinnati as a member of the Mid-American Conference (MAC) during the 1948 college football season. The Bearcats were lead by head coach Ray Nolting and compiled a 3–6–1 record.

The 1946 Cincinnati Bearcats football team was an American football team that represented the University of Cincinnati as an independent during the 1946 college football season. The Bearcats were lead by head coach Ray Nolting and compiled a 9–2 record. The Bearcats would defeat Virginia Tech in the Sun Bowl 18–6.

The 1945 Cincinnati Bearcats football team was an American football team that represented the University of Cincinnati as an independent during the 1945 college football season. The Bearcats were lead by first-year head coach Ray Nolting and compiled a 4–4 record.

The 1942 Cincinnati Bearcats football team was an American football team that represented the University of Cincinnati as an independent during the 1942 college football season. The Bearcats were lead by head coach Joseph A. Meyer and compiled a 8–2 record.

The 1940 Cincinnati Bearcats football team was an American football team that represented the University of Cincinnati as an independent during the 1940 college football season. The Bearcats were lead by head coach Joseph A. Meyer and compiled a 5–3–1 record.

The 1939 Cincinnati Bearcats football team was an American football team that represented the University of Cincinnati as an independent during the 1939 college football season. The Bearcats were lead by head coach Joseph A. Meyer and compiled a 4–3–2 record.

The 1938 Cincinnati Bearcats football team was an American football team that represented the University of Cincinnati as an independent during the 1938 college football season. The Bearcats were lead by first-year head coach Joseph A. Meyer and compiled a 4–5 record.

The 2021 Cincinnati Bearcats football team will represented the University of Cincinnati in the 2021 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Bearcats will play their home games at Nippert Stadium and competed as members of the American Athletic Conference. They will be led by fifth-year head coach Luke Fickell.

References

  1. "1997 Cincinnati Bearcats Schedule and Results" . Retrieved January 9, 2020.
  2. "University of Cincinnati Football Media Guide" (PDF). gobearcats.com. Retrieved October 23, 2018.
  3. "1997 Football Schedule". University of Cincinnati Athletics. Retrieved January 9, 2020.