1989 Illinois Fighting Illini football team

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1989 Illinois Fighting Illini football
Fighting Illini logo.svg
Conference Big Ten Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 10
AP No. 10
1989 record 10–2 (7–1 Big Ten)
Head coach John Mackovic
Home stadium Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 69,200)
Seasons
← 1988
1990 →
1989 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#7 Michigan $ 8 0 0     10 2 0
#10 Illinois 7 1 0     10 2 0
#16 Michigan State 6 2 0     8 4 0
#24 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

The 1989 Illinois Fighting Illini football team represented the University of Illinois in the 1989 NCAA Division I-A football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 4 2:30 PM at No. 5 USC* No. 22 Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, CA ABC W 14-13   54,622
September 16 2:30 PM at No. 8 Colorado* No. 10 Folsom FieldBoulder, CO CBS L 7-38   46,747
September 23 1:00 PM Utah State* No. 20 Memorial StadiumChampaign, IL W 41-2   61,553
October 7 2:30 PM Ohio State No. 18 Memorial Stadium • Champaign, IL (Illibuck) ABC W 34-14   69,088
October 14 1:00 PM at Purdue No. 16 Ross-Ade StadiumWest Lafayette, IN (Purdue Cannon) W 14-2   41,101
October 21 11:30 AM at Michigan State No. 13 Spartan StadiumEast Lansing, MI ESPN W 14-10   76,216
October 28 1:00 PM Wisconsindagger No. 8 Memorial Stadium • Champaign, IL W 32-9   64,856
November 4 2:30 PM at Iowa No. 8 Kinnick StadiumIowa City, IA ABC W 31-7   67,700
November 11 2:30 PM No. 3 Michigan No. 8 Memorial Stadium • Champaign, IL ABC L 10-24   73,069
November 18 2:30 PM Indiana No. 12 Memorial Stadium • Champaign, IL ABC W 41-28   53,368
November 25 2:00 PM at Northwestern No. 11 Dyche StadiumEvanston, IL (Sweet Sioux Tomahawk) W 63-14   31,017
January 1 12:30 PM vs. No. 16 Virginia* No. 11 Florida Citrus BowlOrlando, FL (Florida Citrus Bowl) ABC W 31-21   60,016
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.

Team players in the NFL[edit]

Player Round Pick Position Club
Jeff George 1 1 Quarterback Indianapolis Colts
Mike Bellamy 2 50 Wide Receiver Philadelphia Eagles

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