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1997 Independent Year Summary

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Record: 45-57, .441 W-L% (9th of 11) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: -7.09 (10th of 11) ▪ SOS: -4.80 (10th of 11)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Notre Dame)
Ranked in Final AP Poll: 0

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Louisiana Tech 9 2 .818 0 0 33.1 25.5 0.59 -6.96
Navy 7 4 .636 0 0 36.2 19.0 2.27 -9.64
Notre Dame 7 6 .538 0 0 21.7 20.4 6.62 5.31
Alabama-Birmingham 5 6 .455 0 0 20.2 21.6 -11.48 -9.93
Central Florida 5 6 .455 0 0 34.0 27.5 3.16 0.25
Louisiana-Monroe 5 7 .417 0 0 18.8 26.6 -8.33 -3.08
Army 4 7 .364 0 0 20.1 28.3 -12.52 -6.16
Arkansas State 2 9 .182 0 0 18.2 35.8 -22.77 -9.77
Louisiana-Lafayette 1 10 .091 0 0 16.0 50.3 -21.36 -3.26

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 8/25 9/2 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3 11/10 11/17 11/24 12/1 12/8 Final
Notre Dame 11 11 11 12                            

1 Bowl Game

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1997-12-28 Independence Bowl Louisiana State 27 Notre Dame 9 Independence Bowl (Shreveport, LA)

Conference Leaders

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Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Bobby Ray Tell (Louisiana Tech) 6.8
2. Bobby Williams (Army) 5.6
3. Chris McCoy (Navy) 5.6
4. Rob Lalumondier (Army) 5.3
5. Tim Cannada (Navy) 5.0
6. Lucious Foster (Alabama-Birmingham) 4.9
7. Ty Amey (Army) 4.8
8. Autry Denson (Notre Dame) 4.8
9. Joe Hewitt (Army) 4.7
10. Clement Stokes (Notre Dame) 4.6

Total Yards Per Play

1. Tim Rattay (Louisiana Tech) 7.3
2. Daunte Culpepper (Central Florida) 6.8

Kickoff Return Touchdowns

1. Allen Rossum (Notre Dame) 2