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1997 Southeastern Conference Schedule and Results

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Record: 86-54, .614 W-L% (1st of 11) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 10.68 (1st of 11) ▪ SOS: 7.43 (1st of 11)

Division Champions: Tennessee (East) and Auburn (West)
Conference Champion: Tennessee (Won Championship Game 30-29)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Alabama, Auburn, Florida, Louisiana State and Tennessee)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Auburn, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana State, Mississippi and Tennessee)

49 Games

Only Ranked Teams ▪ Conference games only
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1 Sep 6, 1997 Sat Mississippi State 35 Kentucky 27
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
2 Sep 11, 1997 Thu (15) Alabama 20 @ Vanderbilt 0
3 Sep 13, 1997 Sat (16) Auburn 19 Mississippi 9
4 Sep 13, 1997 Sat Georgia 31 South Carolina 15
5 Sep 13, 1997 Sat (10) Louisiana State 24 @ Mississippi State 9
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
6 Sep 20, 1997 Sat Arkansas 17 @ (11) Alabama 16
7 Sep 20, 1997 Sat (12) Auburn 31 @ (10) Louisiana State 28
8 Sep 20, 1997 Sat (3) Florida 33 (4) Tennessee 20
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
9 Sep 27, 1997 Sat (1) Florida 55 @ Kentucky 28
10 Sep 27, 1997 Sat Mississippi 15 Vanderbilt 3
11 Sep 27, 1997 Sat Mississippi State 37 South Carolina 17
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
12 Oct 4, 1997 Sat (8) Auburn 23 @ South Carolina 6
13 Oct 4, 1997 Sat (1) Florida 56 Arkansas 7
14 Oct 4, 1997 Sat (18) Georgia 47 Mississippi State 0
15 Oct 4, 1997 Sat Kentucky 40 (20) Alabama 34
16 Oct 4, 1997 Sat (13) Louisiana State 7 @ Vanderbilt 6
17 Oct 4, 1997 Sat (9) Tennessee 31 Mississippi 17
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
18 Oct 11, 1997 Sat (14) Louisiana State 28 (1) Florida 21
19 Oct 11, 1997 Sat South Carolina 38 Kentucky 24
20 Oct 11, 1997 Sat (9) Tennessee 38 (13) Georgia 13
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
21 Oct 18, 1997 Sat (7) Florida 24 @ (6) Auburn 10
22 Oct 18, 1997 Sat (19) Georgia 34 @ Vanderbilt 13
23 Oct 18, 1997 Sat Mississippi 36 @ (8) Louisiana State 21
24 Oct 18, 1997 Sat South Carolina 39 @ Arkansas 13 Little Rock, AR
25 Oct 18, 1997 Sat (9) Tennessee 38 @ Alabama 21 Birmingham, AL
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
26 Oct 25, 1997 Sat Alabama 29 @ (25) Mississippi 20
27 Oct 25, 1997 Sat (11) Auburn 26 @ Arkansas 21
28 Oct 25, 1997 Sat (16) Georgia 23 Kentucky 13
29 Oct 25, 1997 Sat South Carolina 35 Vanderbilt 3
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
30 Nov 1, 1997 Sat (14) Georgia 37 (6) Florida 17 Jacksonville, FL
31 Nov 1, 1997 Sat (16) Louisiana State 63 @ Kentucky 28
32 Nov 1, 1997 Sat Mississippi State 20 @ (11) Auburn 0
33 Nov 1, 1997 Sat (8) Tennessee 22 South Carolina 7
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
34 Nov 6, 1997 Thu Mississippi 19 Arkansas 9
35 Nov 8, 1997 Sat (13) Florida 20 Vanderbilt 7
36 Nov 8, 1997 Sat (14) Louisiana State 27 @ Alabama 0
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
37 Nov 15, 1997 Sat (16) Auburn 45 @ (7) Georgia 34
38 Nov 15, 1997 Sat (12) Florida 48 @ South Carolina 21
39 Nov 15, 1997 Sat Kentucky 21 @ Vanderbilt 10
40 Nov 15, 1997 Sat (17) Mississippi State 32 @ Alabama 20
41 Nov 15, 1997 Sat (5) Tennessee 30 @ Arkansas 22 Little Rock, AR
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
42 Nov 22, 1997 Sat Arkansas 17 (15) Mississippi State 7
43 Nov 22, 1997 Sat (13) Auburn 18 Alabama 17
44 Nov 22, 1997 Sat (14) Georgia 21 @ Mississippi 14
45 Nov 22, 1997 Sat (5) Tennessee 59 @ Kentucky 31
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
46 Nov 28, 1997 Fri (17) Louisiana State 31 Arkansas 21
47 Nov 29, 1997 Sat Mississippi 15 @ (22) Mississippi State 14
48 Nov 29, 1997 Sat (3) Tennessee 17 Vanderbilt 10
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
49 Dec 6, 1997 Sat (3) Tennessee 30 (11) Auburn 29 SEC Championship (Atlanta, GA)