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1997 Alabama Crimson Tide football team

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Division  Western Division
Head coach  Mike DuBose (1st year)
1997 record  4–7 (2–6 SEC)
Conference  Southeastern Conference
Offensive coordinator  Bruce Arians (1st year)
Defensive coordinator  Ellis Johnson (1st year)

The 1997 Alabama Crimson Tide football team represented the University of Alabama in the college football season of 1997–98. The team's head coach was Mike DuBose, who was entering his first year at Alabama. They played their home games at both Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa and Legion Field in Birmingham, Alabama and competed in the West Division of the Southeastern Conference. Alabama would finish with a record of 4–7 record in suffering the program's first losing season since the 1984 season. The loss against Kentucky marked Alabama's first ever overtime game, as overtime rules for college football had gone into effect the previous season.


1997 Alabama Crimson Tide football team Wikipedia

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