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1997 North Carolina Tar Heels Schedule and Results

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Record: 11-1, .917 W-L% (3rd of 112) ▪ Rank: 6th in Final AP Poll
Conference: ACC (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Mack Brown (10-1), Carl Torbush (1-0)

PS/G: 29.0 (36th of 112) ▪ PA/G: 12.2 (2nd of 112)
SRS: 16.45 (10th of 112) ▪ SOS: 2.04 (45th of 112)

Bowl Game: Won Gator Bowl 42-3 versus Virginia Tech

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
7 7 7 7 6 5 5 5 4 4 5 5 8 8 8 7 7 6

12 Games

G Date Day School Opponent Conf Pts Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Sep 6, 1997 Sat (7) North Carolina Indiana Big Ten W 23 6 1 0 W 1
2 Sep 13, 1997 Sat (7) North Carolina (17) Stanford Pac-10 W 28 17 2 0 W 2
3 Sep 20, 1997 Sat (6) North Carolina @ Maryland ACC W 40 14 3 0 W 3
4 Sep 27, 1997 Sat (5) North Carolina Virginia ACC W 48 20 4 0 W 4
5 Oct 4, 1997 Sat (5) North Carolina @ Texas Christian WAC W 31 10 5 0 W 5
6 Oct 11, 1997 Sat (5) North Carolina Wake Forest ACC W 30 12 6 0 W 6
7 Oct 18, 1997 Sat (4) North Carolina @ North Carolina State ACC W 20 7 7 0 W 7
8 Oct 30, 1997 Thu (5) North Carolina @ Georgia Tech ACC W 16 13 8 0 W 8
9 Nov 8, 1997 Sat (5) North Carolina (3) Florida State ACC L 3 20 8 1 L 1
10 Nov 15, 1997 Sat (8) North Carolina @ Clemson ACC W 17 10 9 1 W 1
11 Nov 22, 1997 Sat (8) North Carolina Duke ACC W 50 14 10 1 W 2
12 Jan 1, 1998 Thu (7) North Carolina N Virginia Tech Big East W 42 3 11 1 W 3 Gator Bowl (Jacksonville, FL)