1989 Navy Midshipmen football
ConferenceIndependent
1989 record3–8
Head coachElliott Uzelac (3rd season)
Defensive coordinatorCarl Reese (1st season)
Home stadiumNavy–Marine Corps Memorial 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 Navy Midshipmen football team represented the United States Naval Academy (USNA) during the 1989 NCAA Division I-A football season. Navy competed as an independent with no conference affiliation. The team was led by third-year head coach Elliott Uzelac.[1][2]

Schedule[edit | edit source]

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 16BYUL 10–31
September 23The Citadel
  • Navy–Marine Corps Memorial Stadium
  • Annapolis, MD
L 10–1420,057
September 30at North CarolinaW 12–7
October 7Air Force
L 7–3535,632
October 14at PittsburghL 14–3150,467
October 21at Boston CollegeW 27–24
October 28James Madisondagger
  • Navy–Marine Corps Memorial Stadium
  • Annapolis, MD
L 20–24
November 4at Notre DameL 0–4159,075
November 11Syracuse
  • Navy–Marine Corps Memorial Stadium
  • Annapolis, MD
L 17–38
November 18at DelawareL 9–10
December 9vs. ArmyW 19–17
  • daggerHomecoming

Personnel[edit | edit source]

1989 Navy Midshipmen football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
FB Burns, MikeMike Burns Sr
WR; 80 Dawson, JerryJerry Dawson
QB 16 Grizzard, AltonAlton Grizzard Jr
  Mason, B.J.B.J. Mason
  Purifoy, RodneyRodney Purifoy
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
S Weissenfels, BobBob Weissenfels
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
K 1 Schenk, FredFred Schenk
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Injured Injured
  • Redshirt Redshirt

Season summary[edit | edit source]

Army[edit | edit source]

Army Cadets vs. Navy Midshipmen
1 2 3 4 Total
Navy 9 0 7 3

19

Army 0 14 3 0

17

at Giants StadiumEast Rutherford, New Jersey

References[edit | edit source]


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