1989 Ohio State Buckeyes football team

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
1989 Ohio State Buckeyes football
Buckeyes logo.svg
Hall of Fame Bowl, L 14–31 vs. Auburn
Conference Big Ten Conference
Ranking
AP No. 24
1989 record 8–4 (6–2 Big Ten)
Head coach John Cooper (2nd year)
Defensive coordinator Bill Young (2nd year)
MVP Derek Isaman
Captain
Home stadium Ohio Stadium
(Capacity: 86,071)
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 Ohio State Buckeyes football team represented the Ohio State University in the 1989 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Buckeyes compiled an 8–4 record, including the 1990 Hall of Fame Bowl in Tampa, Florida, where they lost, 31–14, to the Auburn Tigers.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 16 1:30 p.m. Oklahoma State* Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH W 37–13   88,670
September 23 3:30 p.m. at No. 12 USC* No. 25 Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, CA ABC L 3–42   69,876
September 30 1:30 p.m. Boston College* Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH W 34–29   88,936
October 7 3:30 p.m. at No. 18 Illinois Memorial StadiumChampaign, IL (Illibuck Trophy) ABC L 14–34   69,088
October 14 1:30 p.m. Indiana Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH W 35–31   89,750
October 21 1:30 p.m. Purdue Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH W 21–3   89,091
October 28 3:30 p.m. at Minnesota Hubert H. Humphrey MetrodomeMinneapolis, MN ABC W 41–37   33,945
November 4 2:00 p.m. at Northwestern Dyche StadiumEvanston, IL W 52–27   28,236
November 11 12:30 p.m. Iowa Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH ESPN W 28–0   89,536
November 18 1:30 p.m. Wisconsin No. 22 Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH W 42–22   89,626
November 25 12:00 p.m. at No. 3 Michigan No. 20 Michigan StadiumAnn Arbor, MI (The Game) ABC L 18–28   106,137
January 1, 1990 12:00 p.m. vs. No. 9 Auburn* No. 21 Tampa StadiumTampa, FL (Hall of Fame Bowl) NBC L 14–31   52,235
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

Coaching staff[edit]

  • John Cooper - Head Coach - 2nd year
  • Gary Blackney - Defensive Coordinator (6th year)
  • Jim Colletto - Offensive Coordinator (2nd year)
  • Ron Hudson - Quarterbacks (2nd year)
  • Gene Huey - Offensive Wide Receivers (2nd year)
  • Bob Palcic - Offensive Line (4th year)
  • Fred Pagac - Defensive Linebackers (8th year)
  • Bobby Turner - Running Backs (1st year)
  • Bill Young - Defensive Coordinator (2nd year)
  • Ron Zook - Defensive Backs (2nd year)

Season summary[edit]

Minnesota[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Ohio State 0 8 10 23 41
Minnesota 17 14 0 6 37
  • Date: October 28
  • Location: Metrodome • Minneapolis, MN

[1]

Wisconsin[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Wisconsin 3 10 3 6 22
• Ohio St 7 21 14 0 42
  • Date: November 18
  • Location: Ohio Stadium, Columbus, OH
  • Game start: 1:30 p.m.
  • Elapsed time: 3:12
  • Game attendance: 89,626
  • Game weather: Partly cloudy; 28°F; wind 14–16 SW
  • Referee: Jim Kemmerling
  • Graham 23 Rush, 152 Yds

[2]

Michigan[edit]

Hall of Fame Bowl[edit]

1990 NFL draftees[edit]

Player Round Pick Position NFL Club
Jeff Davidson 5 111 Guard Denver Broncos
Joe Staysniak 7 185 Guard San Diego Chargers
Tim Moxley 9 243 Guard Washington Redskins

References[edit]

Win/Loss statistics
Draft data