1997 Nebraska football season

13-0 • National champion • Big 12 champion • Final AP ranking: No. 2

Tom Osborne, head coach

Date NU rank Opponent Site Outcome Score  
Aug. 30, 1997 #6 Akron Home Win 59-14 Details
Sept. 13, 1997 #6 Central Florida Home Win 38-24 Details
Sept. 20, 1997 #7 #2 Washington Away Win 27-14 Details
Oct. 4, 1997 #3 #17 Kansas State Home Win 56-26 Details
Oct. 11, 1997 #3 Baylor Away Win 49-21 Details
Oct. 18, 1997 #2 Texas Tech Home Win 29-0 Details
Oct. 25, 1997 #1 Kansas Away Win 35-0 Details
Nov. 1, 1997 #1 Oklahoma Home Win 69-7 Details
Nov. 8, 1997 #1 Missouri Away Win 45-38 Details
Nov. 15, 1997 #3 Iowa State Home Win 77-14 Details
Nov. 28, 1997 #2 Colorado Away Win 27-24 Details
Dec. 6, 1997 #2 #14 Texas A&M Neutral-home Win 54-15 Details
Jan. 2, 1998 #2 #3 Tennessee Neutral-home Win 42-17 Details

1997 Nebraska weekly ranking – AP Top 25


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