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1989 Football Results

Gopher Football 1989 Season

  • Head Coach: John Gutekunst (4th season)
  • Overall Record: 6 - 5
  • Conference Record: 4 - 4

1989 Schedule

Date Opponent W/L Score
09/16/1989 @ Iowa State (6-5) W 30-20
09/23/1989 Nebraska (10-2) L 0-48
09/30/1989 Indiana State W 34-14
10/07/1989 Homecoming
Purdue (3-8)
W 35-15
10/14/1989 @ Northwestern (0-11) W 20-18
10/21/1989 @ Indiana (5-6) L 18-28
10/28/1989 Ohio State (8-4) L 37-41
11/04/1989 Wisconsin (2-9) W 24-22
11/11/1989 @ Michigan State (8-4) L 7-21
11/18/1989 Michigan (10-2) L 15-49
11/25/1989 @ Iowa (5-6) W 43-7

1989 Big Ten Standings

TEAM CONF OVERALL
Michigan 8-0-0 10-2-0
Illinois 7-1-0 10-2-0
Michigan State 6-2-0 8-4-0
Ohio State 6-2-0 8-4-0
Minnesota 4-4-0 6-5-0
Indiana 3-5-0 5-6-0
Iowa 3-5-0 5-6-0
Purdue 2-6-0 3-8-0
Wisconsin 1-7-0 2-9-0
Northwestern 0-8-0 0-11-0

1989 Gopher Football Roster

No. Name Pos. Elg. Ht. Wt. Hometown (Previous School)
80 Akre, Skeeter DE Jr 6-6 245 Aubrey, TX
71 Ballard, Keith DL Fr 6-5 270 Detroit, MI
11 Baumhauer, Greg WR So 6-0 175 Bay Village, OH
82 Behrendt, Kirk TE Fr* 6-3 220 Stevens Point, WI
8 Bentley, John WR So 6-2 193 Chicago, IL
3 Berglund, Brent K Jr 6-0 195 Amery, WI
64 Brixius, Frank OG So 6-3 270 Excelsior, MN
81 Brouwer, Jason DE Jr 6-4 262 Slayton, MN
95 Bryant, Anthony DL So 6-3 260 Miami, FL
44 Burt, Carlon CB So 5-11 188 Canton, OH
75 Cappella, Dennis DE Fr 6-3 235 Miller Place, NY
77 Clicquennoi, Sam OG Fr* 6-3 265 Butler, PA
20 Cohen, Chris DB So 5-10 175 Minnetonka, MN
30 Conant, Dale RB Sr 6-1 233 Apple Valley, MN
51 Coughlin, Bob DT Jr 6-2 240 Brooklyn Park, MN
42 Cummings, Patrick RB Sr 6-1 217 Madison, WI
93 Davis, Andre LB Fr 6-1 218 Jacksonville, FL
74 Drabczak, Mark OG Jr 6-5 278 Minneapolis, MN
23 Egbert, David DB Fr 6-1 165 Ripon, WI
41 Evans, Doug DB Sr 6-1 191 Montgomery, AL
7 Evans, Marcus RB Jr 5-9 188 Orlando, FL
89 Evans, Pat TE So 6-6 255 Swarthmore, PA
17 Fest, Mark QB Jr 5-10 165 Heron Lake, MN
13 Fisher, Derek DB Fr 5-9 189 Miami, FL
14 Fleetwood, Marquel QB Fr 6-0 183 Decatur, GA
4 Foggie, Fred CB Jr 6-0 181 Waterloo, SC
91 Fowles, Demetrius TE Fr 6-4 220 Miami, FL
65 Fredenburg, Neil DL Fr 6-4 250 Fargo, ND
21 Freirmuth, Troy WR So 5-10 170 Hastings, MN
2 Gaiters, Chris WR Sr 6-1 184 Zanesville, OH
81 Ganther, Rod P Fr 6-3 200 Eau Claire, WI
37 Goetz, Ron LB Sr 6-3 230 Waconia, MN
27 Gough, Todd K Fr 5-10 174 Buffalo, MN
19 Grant, Kevin WR Jr 6-0 160 Miami, FL
27 Guentzel, John DB Fr 6-0 185 Lakeville, MN
99 Hackbarth, Kraig DL So 6-2 260 Fond du Lac, WI
78 Harrison, Ted OG Fr 6-4 270 Crystal, MN
98 Heath, Russ LB Fr 6-2 207 Aurora, CO
58 Hendrickson, Craig OT Jr 6-4 290 Tucson, AZ
61 Hendrickson, Scott OT Fr 6-3 275 Tucson, AZ
5 Herbel, Brent P Sr 5-10 187 Grafton, ND
68 Hoefer, Doug LB Fr 6-2 205 Dubuque, IA
85 Hopewell, Paul WR So 6-2 202 Loveland, OH
45 Jackson, Frank FS Jr 6-1 195 Detroit, MI
50 Johnson, Derek OC Jr 6-1 246 Bloomington, MN
23 Kangas, Paul WR Sr 5-11 169 Faribault, MN
49 Kaufman, Dean P So 6-3 225 Sauk Centre, MN
24 Keller, Mark FB Jr 5-6 155 Rochester, MN
22 King, James RB So 5-9 198 Watertown, MN
59 LaBorde, Dick OC Jr 6-3 225 Plymouth, MN
66 Lawrence, Andrew OG Fr 6-0 235 Burnsville, MN
69 Layton, Arthur DL Fr 6-2 260 Chester, PA
67 Lennon, James OG Sr 6-2 271 St. Paul, MN
56 Leverenz, Jon LB Sr 6-3 230 Ankeny, IA
24 Lewis, Robert WR Fr 6-0 170 Dubuque, IA
73 Liimatta, Dan OT Sr 6-6 280 Aurora, MN
18 Lolar, Morris CB Fr 5-11 175 Wichita, KS
26 Lumpkin, Sean DB So 6-1 213 Golden Valley, MN
46 Marston, Scott DB So 5-10 184 Mountain Lake, MN
40 Mathis, Martin LB Fr 6-2 225 Cincinnati, OH
43 McClintock, Ken RB Fr 5-11 207 Chagrin Falls, OH
65 Melander, Jon OT Sr 6-7 265 Fridley, MN
50 Mertz, Ron OG So 6-4 280 Burnsville, MN
34 Meyer, Rick FB So 5-11 229 Granite Falls, MN
28 Miles, Eddie DL Sr 6-1 234 Miami, FL
88 Moore, Jerald TE Jr 6-3 240 Browns Mills, N.J.
35 Nicklow, Tom K Fr* 6-0 185 Golden Valley, MN
93 O'Brien, Shawn DL Fr* 6-4 218 St. Paul, MN
6 O'Hara, Les FS Jr 6-2 188 Chicago, IL
68 Pearson, Prince OG Fr 6-2 274 Fort Lauderdale, FL
66 Peterson, Nick DL Fr 6-4 255 Coon Rapids, MN
6 Piepkorn, Aaron K Fr 6-2 185 Austin, TX
62 Recksiedler, Steve OT So 6-6 270 Roseville, MN
48 Rhem, Steve WR Fr 6-1 180 Ocala, FL
76 Rogers, Robert OT Fr 6-3 285 St. Louis, MO
10 Rosga, Jeff QB Fr 6-2 187 Roseville, MN
15 Schaffner, Scott QB So 6-2 200 West Chester, OH
70 Selvestra, John OT Jr 6-7 288 Rosemount, MN
31 Settembrino, Al RB So 5-11 195 Philadelphia, PA
25 Sheldon, Matt DB So 5-10 180 Schofield, WI
83 Shoemaker, David DE Sr 6-5 260 Checota, OK
24 Singleton, James CB Fr 5-10 195 Oak Park, IL
32 Smith, Mark RB Fr 6-2 185 New Orleans, LA
37 Snyder, James RB Fr 6-0 185 Medina, NY
58 South, Robert LB Fr 6-2 210 Columbus, OH
55 Staats, Joel LB So 6-2 231 Winona, MN
33 Stenzel, Tyrone RB Sr 5-9 198 Wells, MN
94 Stephens, Mac LB Sr 6-3 220 Akron, OH
53 Stodgill, Chris OG Fr 6-1 268 Charles City, IA
89 Strain, Shane TE Sr 6-5 241 Hager City, WI
57 Streiff, Scott LB Sr 6-2 224 West Concord, MN
79 Sunvold, Mike DT Jr 6-4 265 Brooklyn Center, MN
96 Sutton, Kevin LB So 6-1 224 Brooksville, FL
1 Thaddies, Andre DB So 6-0 192 Delray Beach, FL
60 Thome, Chris OC Jr 6-5 283 West St. Paul, MN
39 Thompson, Darrell RB Sr 6-1 220 Rochester, MN
86 Tinglehoff, Pat WR Jr 5-11 181 Prior Lake, MN
98 Veit, Andrew LB Fr 6-3 215 Palm Harbor, FL
36 Walker, Brett LB Fr 6-3 240 Wichita, KS
84 Whitson, Trey TE Fr 6-2 241 Unicoi, Tenn.
38 Williams, Ben LB So 6-0 231 Belzoni, MS
97 Williams, Ricky LB Jr 6-1 250 Detroit, MI
38 Willingham, Percy FB Fr 6-0 200 Chicago Heights, IL
16 Wolkow, Lance DB Fr 6-0 197 Lakeville, MN
87 Yurick, Bob LB Sr 6-5 237 Rocky River, OH
64 Zacho, Brett OC Jr 5-10 235 Eau Claire, WI

1989 Final AP Poll

RK TEAM RECORD
1 Miami (FL) 11-1-0
2 Notre Dame 12-1-0
3 Florida State 10-2-0
4 Colorado 11-1-0
5 Tennessee 11-1-0
6 Auburn 10-2-0
7 Michigan 10-2-0
8 Southern California 9-2-1
9 Alabama 10-2-0
10 Illinois 10-2-0
11 Nebraska 10-2-0
12 Clemson 10-2-0
13 Arkansas 10-2-0
14 Houston 9-2-0
15 Penn State 8-3-1
16 Michigan State 8-4-0
17 Pittsburgh 8-3-1
18 Virginia 10-3-0
19 Texas Tech 9-3-0
20 Texas A&M 8-4-0
21 West Virginia 8-3-1
22 Brigham Young 10-3-0
23 Washington 8-4-0
24 Ohio State 8-4-0
25 Arizona 8-4-0

1989 Final United Press Poll

RK TEAM RECORD
1 Miami (FL) 11-1-0
2 Florida State 10-2-0
3 Notre Dame 12-1-0
4 Colorado 11-1-0
5 Tennessee 11-1-0
6 Auburn 10-2-0
7 Alabama 10-2-0
8 Michigan 10-2-0
9 Southern California 9-2-1
10 Illinois 10-2-0
11 Clemson 10-2-0
12 Nebraska 10-2-0
13 Arkansas 10-2-0
14 Penn State 8-3-1
15 Virginia 10-3-0
16 Michigan State 8-4-0
16 Texas Tech 9-3-0
18 Brigham Young 10-3-0
19 Pittsburgh 8-3-1
20 Washington 8-4-0

1989 Final USA Today Poll

RK TEAM RECORD
1 Miami (FL) 11-1-0
2 Notre Dame 12-1-0
3 Florida State 10-2-0
4 Colorado 11-1-0
5 Tennessee 11-1-0
6 Auburn 10-2-0
7 Southern California 9-2-1
8 Michigan 10-2-0
9 Alabama 10-2-0
10 Illinois 10-2-0
11 Nebraska 10-2-0
12 Clemson 10-2-0
13 Arkansas 10-2-0
14 Houston 9-2-0
15 Penn State 8-3-1
16 Virginia 10-3-0
17 Michigan State 8-4-0
18 Texas Tech 9-3-0
19 Pittsburgh 8-3-1
20 Texas A&M 8-4-0
21 West Virginia 8-3-1
22 Brigham Young 10-3-0
23 Syracuse 8-4-0
24 Ohio State 8-4-0
25 Washington 8-4-0

1989 Big Ten Bowl Results

Rose Bowl - 01/01/1990
Southern California 17, Michigan 10
Florida Citrus Bowl - 01/01/1990
Illinois 31, Virginia 21
Jeep Eagle Aloha Bowl - 12/25/1989
Michigan State 33, Hawaii 13
Hall of Fame Bowl - 01/01/1990
Auburn 31, Ohio State 14

1989 Other Bowl Results

FedEx Orange Bowl - 01/01/1990
Notre Dame 21, Colorado 6
USF&G Sugar Bowl - 01/01/1990
Miami (FL) 33, Alabama 25
Mobil Cotton Bowl - 01/01/1990
Tennessee 31, Arkansas 27
John Hancock Bowl (Sun) - 12/30/1989
Pittsburgh 31, Texas A&M 28
Mazda Gator Bowl - 12/30/1989
Clemson 27, West Virginia 7
Liberty Bowl - 12/28/1989
Mississippi 42, Air Force 29
Peach Bowl - 12/30/1989
Syracuse 19, Georgia 18
Sunkist Fiesta Bowl - 01/01/1990
Florida State 41, Nebraska 17
Independence Bowl - 12/16/1989
Oregon 27, Tulsa 24
Sea World Holiday Bowl - 12/29/1989
Penn State 50, Brigham Young 39
Copper Bowl - 12/31/1989
Arizona 17, North Carolina State 10
All-American Bowl - 12/28/1989
Texas Tech 49, Duke 21
California Bowl - 12/09/1989
Fresno State 27, Ball State 6
Freedom Bowl - 12/30/1989
Washington 34, Florida 7