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1997 Nebraska Cornhuskers Schedule and Results

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Record: 13-0, 1.000 W-L% (1st of 112) ▪ Rank: 2nd in Final AP Poll
Conference: Big 12 (North Division)  ▪ Conference Record: 8-0 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Tom Osborne (13-0)

PS/G: 46.7 (1st of 112) ▪ PA/G: 16.5 (12th of 112)
SRS: 22.30 (2nd of 112) ▪ SOS: 2.53 (41st of 112)

Bowl Game: Won Orange Bowl 42-17 versus Tennessee

AP Poll Summary

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
6 6 6 6 7 3 3 3 2 1 1 1 3 3 2 2 2 2

13 Games

G Date Day School Opponent Conf Pts Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Aug 30, 1997 Sat (6) Nebraska Akron MAC W 59 14 1 0 W 1
2 Sep 13, 1997 Sat (6) Nebraska Central Florida Ind W 38 24 2 0 W 2
3 Sep 20, 1997 Sat (7) Nebraska @ (2) Washington Pac-10 W 27 14 3 0 W 3
4 Oct 4, 1997 Sat (3) Nebraska (17) Kansas State Big 12 W 56 26 4 0 W 4
5 Oct 11, 1997 Sat (3) Nebraska @ Baylor Big 12 W 49 21 5 0 W 5
6 Oct 18, 1997 Sat (2) Nebraska Texas Tech Big 12 W 29 0 6 0 W 6
7 Oct 25, 1997 Sat (1) Nebraska @ Kansas Big 12 W 35 0 7 0 W 7
8 Nov 1, 1997 Sat (1) Nebraska Oklahoma Big 12 W 69 7 8 0 W 8
9 Nov 8, 1997 Sat (1) Nebraska @ Missouri Big 12 W 45 38 9 0 W 9
10 Nov 15, 1997 Sat (3) Nebraska Iowa State Big 12 W 77 14 10 0 W 10
11 Nov 28, 1997 Fri (2) Nebraska @ Colorado Big 12 W 27 24 11 0 W 11
12 Dec 6, 1997 Sat (2) Nebraska N (14) Texas A&M Big 12 W 54 15 12 0 W 12 Big 12 Championship (San Antonio, TX)
13 Jan 2, 1998 Fri (2) Nebraska N (3) Tennessee SEC W 42 17 13 0 W 13 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)