1989 Missouri Tigers football team

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1989 Missouri Tigers football
ConferenceBig Eight Conference
1989 record2–9 (1–6 Big 8)
Head coachBob Stull (1st season)
Offensive coordinatorDirk Koetter (1st season)
Home stadiumFaurot Field
Seasons
← 1988
1990 →
1989 Big 8 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 4 Colorado $ 7 0 0     11 1 0
No. 11 Nebraska 6 1 0     10 2 0
Oklahoma 5 2 0     7 4 0
Iowa State 4 3 0     6 5 0
Oklahoma State 3 4 0     4 7 0
Kansas 2 5 0     4 7 0
Missouri 1 6 0     2 9 0
Kansas State 0 7 0     1 10 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1989 Missouri Tigers football team was an American football team that represented the University of Missouri in the Big Eight Conference (Big 8) during the 1989 NCAA Division I-A football season. The team compiled a 2–9 record (1–6 against Big 8 opponents), finished in sixth place in the Big 8, and was outscored by opponents by a combined total of 363 to 171. Bob Stull was the head coach for the first of five seasons.[1][2] The team played its home games at Faurot Field in Columbia, Missouri.

The team's statistical leaders included Tommie Stowers with 547 rushing yards, Kent Kiefer with 2,314 passing yards, and Linzy Collins with 803 receiving yards.[3][4]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 9TCU*W 14–10
September 16at Indiana*L 7–24
September 23No. 2 Miami (FL)*
  • Faurot Field
  • Columbia, MO
L 7–38
September 30at Arizona State*L 3–19
October 7at No. 3 ColoradoL 3–49
October 14No. 4 Nebraska
L 7–50
October 21at Kansas StateW 21–9
October 28Oklahoma State
  • Faurot Field
  • Columbia, MO
L 30–31
November 4at OklahomaL 14–52
November 11Iowa State
L 21–35
November 18Kansas
L 44–46
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1989 Missouri Tigers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 15, 2016.
  2. ^ "2016 Mizzou Football Media Guide" (PDF). University of Missouri. p. 158. Retrieved December 15, 2016.
  3. ^ "2014 Mizzou Football Records Book" (PDF). University of Missouri. pp. 26–27. Retrieved December 15, 2016.
  4. ^ "1989 Missouri Tigers Statistics". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 15, 2016.