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1989 SMU Mustangs football
Conference Southwest Conference
1989 record 2–9 (0–8 SWC)
Head coach Forrest Gregg (1st year)
Defensive coordinator Dale Lindsey (1st year)
Home stadium Ownby Stadium
Seasons
« 1986 1990 »
1989 Southwest Conference football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#13 Arkansas 7 1 0     10 2 0
#14 Houston 6 2 0     9 2 0
#20 Texas A&M 6 2 0     8 4 0
Texas Tech 5 3 0     9 3 0
Baylor 4 4 0     5 6 0
Texas 4 4 0     5 6 0
TCU 2 6 0     4 7 0
Rice 2 6 0     2 8 1
SMU 0 8 0     2 9 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1989 SMU Mustangs football team represented the Southern Methodist University in the 1989 NCAA Division I-A football season. It was the first season played by the Mustangs since 1986, after being issued the "death penalty" by the NCAA. The Mustangs offense scored 187 points while the defense allowed 499 points. In a game versus the Houston Cougars on October 21, the Mustangs allowed 95 points.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 2RiceL 6–3523,227
September 16Connecticut*
  • Ownby Stadium
  • Dallas, TX
W 31–3020,548
September 23Texas
  • Ownby Stadium
  • Dallas, TX
L 13–4523,733
September 30at TCUL 10–2826,023
October 14Baylor
  • Ownby Stadium
  • Dallas, TX
L 3–4921,434
October 21at No. 16 HoustonL 21–9520,009
October 28North Texas*dagger
W 35–921,186
November 4at No. 20 Texas A&ML 14–6348,948
November 11at No. 1 Notre Dame*L 6–5959,075
November 18No. 20 Texas Tech
  • Ownby Stadium
  • Dallas, TX
L 24–4821,885
December 2at No. 9 ArkansasL 24–3847,112
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

RosterEdit

1989 SMU Mustangs football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
QB 5 Romo, MikeMike Romo Fr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Cruz Roja.svg Injured
  • Redshirt.svg Redshirt

ReferencesEdit

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