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1989 Oklahoma Sooners football
ConferenceBig Eight Conference
1989 record7–4 (5–2 Big 8)
Head coachGary Gibbs (1st as head coach, 9th overall season)
Offensive coordinatorJim Donnan (5th season)
CaptainScott Evans
Ken McMichel
Leon Perry
Kevin Thompson
Mark Van Keirsbilck
Home stadiumOklahoma Memorial Stadium (Capacity: 75,004)
Seasons
← 1988
1990 →
1989 Big 8 football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#4 Colorado 7 0 0     11 1 0
#11 Nebraska 6 1 0     10 2 0
Oklahoma 5 2 0     7 4 0
Iowa State 4 3 0     6 5 0
Oklahoma State 3 4 0     4 7 0
Kansas 2 5 0     4 7 0
Missouri 1 6 0     2 9 0
Kansas State 0 7 0     1 10 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1989 Oklahoma Sooners football team represented University of Oklahoma during the 1989 NCAA Division I-A football season. They played their home games at Oklahoma Memorial Stadium and competed as members of the Big Eight Conference. They were coached by first–year head coach Gary Gibbs. They were ineligable to parcipate in a bowl game since they were on probation. In addition, the Sooners were not allowed to appear on television, although all there games were taped delayed and shown late Saturday nights on the SOONER LATER NETWORK and a few on PRIME Cable.[1]

ScheduleEdit

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 2* 1:30 PM New Mexico State #15 Oklahoma Memorial StadiumNorman, OK Sooner Later W 73–3   73,250
September 9* 1:30 PM Baylor #8 Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Norman, OK Sooner Later W 33–7   74,600
September 16* 8:00 PM at Arizona #6 Arizona StadiumTucson, AZ Sooner Later L 3–6   50,931
September 30 1:30 PM at Kansas #16 Memorial StadiumLawrence, KS Prime W 45–6   44,500
October 7 1:30 PM Oklahoma State #16 Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Norman, OK (Bedlam Series) Sooner Later W 37–15   74,610
October 14* 2:00 PM vs. Texas #15 Cotton BowlDallas, TX (Red River Shootout) Prime L 24–28   75,587
October 21 1:00 PM at Iowa State #25 Cyclone StadiumAmes, IA Sooner Later W 43–40   40,812
October 28 1:30 PM #3 Colorado Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Norman, OK Sooner Later L 3–20   75,004
November 4 1:30 PM Missouri Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Norman, OK (Tiger-Sooner Peace Pipe) Sooner Later W 52–14   72,300
November 11 1:30 PM Kansas State Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Norman, OK Sooner Later W 42–19   71,000
November 18 1:30 PM at #6 Nebraska Memorial StadiumLincoln, NE (Rivalry) Sooner Later L 25–42   76,404
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time Zone.
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AwardsEdit

  • All-Big Eight: LB Frank Blevins, DT Scott Evans, NG Dante Williams[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Dierking, Kyle (June 17, 2009). "How The Mighty Fall: Barry Switzer". KOTV. http://www.newson6.com/Global/story.asp?S=10550339. Retrieved October 24, 2012.
  2. SoonerSports.com
  3. SoonerSports.com

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