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1989 Purdue Boilermakers football
ConferenceBig Ten
1989 record3–8 (1–6 Big Ten)
Head coachFred Akers (3rd season)
CaptainDennis Dotson
Bill Hitchcock
Calvin Williams
Home stadiumRoss–Ade Stadium
(Capacity: 67,861)
Seasons
← 1988
1990 →
1989 Big Ten football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#7/8 Michigan 8 0 0     10 2 0
#10/10 Illinois 7 1 0     10 2 0
#16/16 Michigan State 6 2 0     8 4 0
#24/NR 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
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 1989 Purdue Boilermakers football team represented Purdue University during the 1989 NCAA Division I-A football season.

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 9Miami (OH)*W 27–1038,840
September 16at No. 15 Washington*L 9–3866,392
September 30No. 1 Notre Dame*
L 7–4067,861
October 7at MinnesotaL 15–3536,621
October 14No. 16 Illinois
L 2–1441,101
October 21at Ohio StateL 3–2189,091
October 28Michigan Statedagger
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, IN
L 21–2841,402
November 4at No. 4 MichiganL 27–42105,128
November 11Northwestern
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, IN
W 46–1531,470
November 18Iowa
  • Ross–Ade Stadium
  • West Lafayette, IN
L 0–2431,863
November 25at IndianaW 15–1451,502
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

[1]

Roster

  • QB Eric Hunter, Fr.

Season summary

Michigan

  • Eric Hunter 27/42, 344 Yds [2]


Awards

Eric Hunter

  • Big Ten Freshman of the Year[3]

References