|1997 Connecticut Huskies football|
|Conference||Atlantic 10 Conference|
|Record||7–4 (4–4 A-10)|
|Offensive coordinator||Todd Fitch (2nd season)|
|Defensive coordinator||Nick Rapone (3rd season)|
|Home stadium||Memorial Stadium|
|1997 Atlantic 10 Conference football standings|
|New England Division|
|New Hampshire x||5||–||3||5||–||6|
|No. 1 Villanova x$^||8||–||0||12||–||1|
|No. 3 Delaware ^||7||–||1||12||–||2|
|No. 20 Northeastern||5||–||3||8||–||3|
|William & Mary||4||–||4||7||–||4|
Rankings from The Sports Network poll
The 1997 Connecticut Huskies football team represented the University of Connecticut in the 1997 NCAA Division I-AA football season. The Huskies were led by fourth-year head coach Skip Holtz, and completed the season with a record of 7–4.
|September 13||Northeastern||W 38–26|
|September 20||at Hofstra*||W 35–31|
|September 27||at Yale*||W 28–0||16,367|||
|October 4||Buffalo*||W 55–0||13,725|
|October 11||at Maine||No. 25||L 47–49|
|October 18||No. 18 William & Mary||L 17–38||8,396|
|October 25||Rhode Island||W 37–21||5,139|
|November 1||Boston University||W 45–7|
|November 8||at No. 3 Delaware||L 29–37|
|November 15||at UMass||W 49–16||2,870|
|November 22||New Hampshire||L 18–21|
- 2015 UConn Football Media Guide (PDF). UConn Huskies. p. 121. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 November 2015. Retrieved 20 February 2016.
- "Connecticut Game by Game Results". College Football Data Warehouse. Archived from the original on 24 March 2016. Retrieved 20 February 2016.
- Conner, Desmond (September 28, 1997). "Huskies Are Looking for More". The Hartford Courant. Hartford, Conn. p. C1 – via Newspapers.com.