Warning: You are not logged in. Your IP address will be publicly visible if you make any edits. If you log in or create an account, your edits will be attributed to your username, along with other benefits. Anti-spam check. Do not fill this in!===1997–98 season=== These Bowl Alliance games were played following the 1997 regular season: * December 31, 1997 - [[1997 Fiesta Bowl (December)|Fiesta Bowl]]: #10 '''[[Kansas State Wildcats football|Kansas State]]''' 35, #14 [[Syracuse Orange#Syracuse University Football history|Syracuse]] (Big East champion) 18 * January 1, 1998 - [[1998 Sugar Bowl|Sugar Bowl]]: #4 '''[[Florida State Seminoles football|Florida State]]''' (ACC Champion) 31, #9 [[Ohio State Buckeyes football|Ohio State]] 14 * January 2, 1998 - [[1998 Orange Bowl|Orange Bowl]], ([[NCAA Division I-A national football champions|National Championship]]): #2 '''[[Nebraska Cornhuskers football|Nebraska]]''' (Big 12 champion) 42, #3 [[Tennessee Volunteers football|Tennessee]] (SEC champion) 17 Notes: *Rankings are from the Bowl Alliance Poll (''prior'' to bowl games). *[[1996 NCAA Division I-A football season|1996 Season]]: No. 2 [[Arizona State University|Arizona State]] (11–0) lost to No. 4 [[Ohio State University|Ohio State]] in the [[Rose Bowl Game|Rose Bowl]] on January 1, 1997. *[[1997 NCAA Division I-A football season|1997 Season]]: [[University of Nebraska|Nebraska]] (13–0) won the [[ESPN]]-[[USA Today]] [[Coaches Poll]] [[NCAA Division I-A national football championship|National Championship]], while No. 1 [[University of Michigan|Michigan]], (12–0) and winners of the Rose Bowl, won the [[AP Poll|Associated Press]] (Writers Poll) National Championship. This was prior to, and therefore unaffected by, the Bowl Championship Series' later agreement with the [[USA Today]] Coaches Poll locking in the outcome of that poll based on the title game's outcome. Summary: Please note that all contributions to the American Football Wiki are considered to be released under the CC-BY-SA Cancel Editing help (opens in new window) Retrieved from "https://americanfootball.fandom.com/wiki/Bowl_Alliance"