|1989 Jeep Eagle Aloha Bowl|
|Date||December 25, 1989|
|MVP||Michigan State RB Blake Ezor|
|United States TV coverage|
|Announcers:|| Keith Jackson, Bob Griese|
and Mike Adamle
| Aloha Bowl
The 1989 Jeep Eagle Aloha Bowl was a college football bowl game, played as part of the 1989-90 bowl game schedule of the 1989 NCAA Division I-A football season. It was the 8th Aloha Bowl. It was played on December 25, 1989, at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Hawaiʻi. The game matched the Hawaii Rainbows against the Michigan State Spartans, and was televised on ABC. The game marked the fist ever bowl appearance for Hawaiʻi Rainbow Warrior football. Michigan State won the 1989 contest 33-13.
The game was notable for the offensive struggles of the Rainbow Warriors in committing seven fumbles and four interceptions. Blake Ezor would star for the Spartans in being selected as the gamne's MVP with 41 carries for 179 yards and three touchdowns.
- MSU - Blake Ezor 3-yard run (John Langeloh kick blocked) (3:59). 6-0 MSU
- MSU - Blake Ezor 2-yard run (John Langeloh kick) (14:53). 13-0 MSU
- MSU - John Langeloh 30-yard FG. (7:12). 16-0 MSU
- MSU - John Langeloh 34-yard FG. (1:02). 19-0 MSU
- HAW - Chris Roscoe 11-yard pass from Garrett Gabriel (Jason Elam kick blocked). (9:45). 19-6 MSU
- MSU - Hyland Hickson 1-yard run (John Langeloh kick). 26-6 MSU
- HAW - Dane McArthur 23-yard pass from Garrett Gabriel (Jason Elam kick). (8:07). 26-13 MSU
- MSU - Blake Ezor 26-yard run (John Langeloh kick) (5:36). 31-13 MSU
- ↑ National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). "Bowl/All-Star Game Records" (PDF). 2012 NCAA Division I Football Records. NCAA.org. p. 37. http://fs.ncaa.org/Docs/stats/football_records/2012/Bowls.pdf. Retrieved February 10, 2013.
- ↑ "2008 Hawaiʻi Warrior Media Guide: History of UH Football". University of Hawaiʻi. http://www.hawaiidigitallibrary.com/products/89998-Warrior%20Football/pdf/secure/Warrior%20Football-080701.pdf. Retrieved 2008-09-14.
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 Sorensen, Perry A. (December 26, 1989). "Spartans make merry Ezor, Defense put 33-13 end to Rainbows". Detroit Free-Press. p. 1C.