Who won the 1997 college football championship?

After the bowl games, the AP poll awarded the national championship to Michigan, and the USA Today/ESPN Coaches Poll awarded the national championship to Nebraska, giving Tom Osborne his third national title in four seasons to cap his career.

Who was the best college football team in 1997?

1997 Final AP Football Poll

Rank Team (FPV)
1 < 1 Michigan (51.5)
2 < 2 Nebraska (18.5)
3 < 4 Florida State
4 < 6 Florida

Who beat Tennessee in 1998?

Tennessee was also coming off a difficult 42–17 loss to Nebraska in the Orange Bowl, and were in the midst of a five-game losing streak to the rival Florida Gators.

1998 Tennessee Volunteers football team.

1998 Tennessee Volunteers football
Offensive scheme Pro-style
Defensive coordinator John Chavis
Base defense 4–3 multiple

Did Tom Brady start at Michigan?

Tom Brady was a two-year starter for the Wolverines

In his first two seasons at Michigan, Tom Brady was a backup in the 1996 and 1997 seasons. Brady was seventh on the Wolverines’ depth chart at the time. Brian Griese was the starting quarterback in the Michigan Wolverines’ undefeated season in 1997.

Has Michigan Wolverines ever won a national championship?

Fritz Crisler brought his winged helmet from Princeton University in 1938 and led the 1947 Wolverines to a national title and Michigan’s second Rose Bowl win.

Michigan Wolverines football
Claimed national titles 11 (1901, 1902, 1903, 1904, 1918, 1923, 1932, 1933, 1947, 1948, 1997)
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