1989 Purdue Boilermakers football team

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1989 Purdue Boilermakers football
Conference Big Ten
1989 record 3–8 (1–6 Big Ten)
Head coach Fred Akers
Home stadium Ross–Ade Stadium
(Capacity: 67,861)
Seasons
« 1988 1990 »
1989 Big Ten football standings
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 the University of Purdue during the 1989 NCAA Division I-A football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 9 Miami (OH)* Ross–Ade StadiumWest Lafayette, IN W 27–10   38,840
September 16 at #15 Washington* Husky StadiumSeattle, WA L 9–38   66,392
September 30 #1 Notre Dame* Ross–Ade Stadium • West Lafayette, IN (Shillelagh Trophy) L 7–40   67,861
October 7 at Minnesota Hubert H. Humphrey MetrodomeMinneapolis, MN L 15–35   36,621
October 14 #16 Illinois Ross–Ade Stadium • West Lafayette, IN (Purdue Cannon) L 2–14   41,101
October 21 at Ohio State Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH L 3–21   89,091
October 28 Michigan Statedagger Ross–Ade Stadium • West Lafayette, IN L 21–28   41,402
November 4 at #4 Michigan Michigan StadiumAnn Arbor, MI L 27–42   105,128
November 11 Northwestern Ross–Ade Stadium • West Lafayette, IN W 46–15   31,470
November 18 Iowa Ross–Ade Stadium • West Lafayette, IN L 0–24   31,863
November 25 at Indiana Memorial StadiumBloomington, IN (Old Oaken Bucket) W 15–14   51,502
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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Awards[edit]

  • Eric Hunter – Big Ten Freshman of the Year[2]

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