American Football Database
American Football Database
1989 Cincinnati Bearcats football
ConferenceIndependent
1989 record1–9–1
Head coachTim Murphy (1st season)
Home stadiumNippert Stadium
Seasons
← 1988
1990 →
1989 Division I-A independents football records
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 1 Miami         11 1 0
No. 2 Notre Dame         12 1 0
No. 3 Florida State         10 2 0
Northern Illinois         9 2 0
No. 15 Penn State         8 3 1
No. 17 Pittsburgh         8 3 1
No. 21 West Virginia         8 3 1
Syracuse         8 4 0
Southwestern Louisiana         7 4 0
Akron         6 4 1
South Carolina         6 4 1
Virginia Tech         6 4 1
Louisiana Tech         5 4 1
Army         6 5 0
Louisville         6 5 0
East Carolina         5 5 1
Tulsa         6 6 0
Southern Miss         5 6 0
Tulane         4 8 0
Navy         3 8 0
Rutgers         2 7 2
Boston College         2 9 0
Memphis         2 9 0
Cincinnati         1 9 1
Temple         1 10 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1989 Cincinnati Bearcats football team represented the University of Cincinnati during the 1989 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Bearcats, led by first-year head coach Tim Murphy, participated as independent and played their home games at Nippert Stadium.

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 2RutgersT 17–17
September 16East Carolina
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH
L 14–21
September 23at Miami (OH)W 30–14
September 30at Louisville
  • Cardinal Stadium
  • Louisville, KY (Keg of Nails)
L 17–37
October 7at No. 2 Miami (FL)L 0–56
October 14Memphis State
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH (Rivalry)
L 17–34
October 21at No. 18 West Virginia
L 3–69
October 28at AkronL 0–31
November 4at Kentucky
L 0–31
November 11Morehead State
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH
L 10–13
November 18Northern Illinois
  • Nippert Stadium
  • Cincinnati, OH
L 3–56
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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