1997 Bowling Green Falcons football team

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1997 Bowling Green Falcons football
ConferenceMid-American Conference
DivisionEast
1997 record3–8 (3–5 MAC)
Head coachGary Blackney (7th season)
Offensive coordinatorMike Faragalli (2nd season)
Home stadiumDoyt Perry Stadium
Seasons
← 1996
1998 →
1997 Mid-American Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East Division
Marshall x$   7 1         10 3  
Miami   6 2         8 3  
Ohio   6 2         8 3  
Bowling Green   3 5         3 8  
Kent State   3 5         3 8  
Akron   2 7         2 9  
West Division
Toledo x   7 1         9 3  
Western Michigan   6 2         8 3  
Ball State   4 4         5 6  
Eastern Michigan   4 5         4 7  
Central Michigan   1 7         2 9  
Northern Illinois   0 8         0 11  
Championship: Marshall 34, Toledo 14
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions

The 1997 Bowling Green Falcons football team was an American football team that represented Bowling Green University in the Mid-American Conference (MAC) during the 1997 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their seventh season under head coach Gary Blackney, the Falcons compiled a 3–8 record (3–5 against MAC opponents), finished in a tie for fourth place in the MAC East Division, and were outscored by all opponents by a combined total of 341 to 191.[1]

The team's statistical leaders included Bob Niemet with 1,723 passing yards, Robbie Hollis with 492 rushing yards, and Damron Hamilton with 777 receiving yards.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1997 Bowling Green State Falcons Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved September 27, 2016.
  2. ^ "1997 Bowling Green State Falcons Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved September 27, 2016.