1989 Wyoming Cowboys football
ConferenceWestern Athletic Conference
1989 record5–6 (5–3 WAC)
Head coachPaul Roach
Home stadiumWar Memorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1988
1990 →
1989 WAC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 22 BYU 7 1 0     10 3 0
Air Force 5 1 1     8 4 1
Hawaii 5 2 1     9 3 1
Wyoming 5 3 0     5 6 0
San Diego State 4 3 0     6 5 1
Colorado State 4 3 0     5 5 1
Utah 2 6 0     4 8 0
UTEP 1 7 0     2 10 0
New Mexico 0 7 0     2 10 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1989 Wyoming Cowboys football team represented the University of Wyoming in the 1989 NCAA Division I-A football season. It was the Cowboys' 94th season and they competed as a member of the Western Athletic Conference (WAC). The team was led by head coach Paul Roach, in his third year, and played their home games at War Memorial Stadium in Laramie, Wyoming. They finished with a record of five wins and six losses (5–6, 5–3 WAC).The Cowboys offense scored 357 points, while the defense allowed 329 points.

Schedule[edit | edit source]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 2* Louisville War Memorial StadiumLaramie, WY L 21–28  
September 10 at Air Force Falcon StadiumColorado Springs, CO L 7–45  
September 16 Hawaii War Memorial Stadium • Laramie, WY W 20–15  
September 23* Washington State War Memorial Stadium • Laramie, WY L 23–29  
September 30* at Oklahoma State Lewis FieldStillwater, OK L 7–27  
October 7 at BYU Cougar StadiumProvo, UT L 20–36  
October 14 Utah War Memorial Stadium • Laramie, WY W 45–24  
October 28 at New Mexico University StadiumAlbuquerque, NM W 24–23  
November 4 Colorado State War Memorial Stadium • Laramie, WY (Bronze Boot) W 56–35  
November 11 at San Diego State Jack Murphy StadiumSan Diego, CA L 17–27  
November 18 UTEP War Memorial Stadium • Laramie, WY W 41–10  
*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

Team players in the NFL[edit | edit source]

The following were selected in the 1990 NFL Draft.

Player Position Round Overall NFL Team
Craig Schlichting Defensive End 8 214 Vikings

References[edit | edit source]

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