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1997 Utah Utes football team

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Division  Mountain Division
Head coach  Ron McBride (8th year)
1997 record  6–5 (5–3 WAC)
Offensive coordinator  Fred Graves (3rd year)
1997 Utah Utes football team
Conference  Western Athletic Conference
Defensive coordinator  Kyle Whittingham (3rd year)

The Utes were unable to get another bowl bid in the 1997 season, going just 6–5. This was also the last season in the old Rice Stadium. Immediately after the final home game (against Rice University), the stadium was torn down and rebuilt into the new Rice–Eccles Stadium, partly in anticipation of the upcoming 2002 Olympic Games.

NFL draft

Two players went in the 1998 NFL Draft, including one in the first round (Kevin Dyson).

References

1997 Utah Utes football team Wikipedia


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