1989 UCLA Bruins football team

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1989 UCLA Bruins football
Conference Pacific-10 Conference
1989 record 3–7–1 (2–5–1 Pac-10)
Head coach Terry Donahue (14th year)
Home stadium Rose Bowl
(Capacity: 104,091)
Seasons
« 1988 1990 »
1989 Pacific-10 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#8 USC $ 6 0 1     9 2 1
#23 Washington 5 3 0     8 4 0
Oregon 5 3 0     8 4 0
#25 Arizona 5 3 0     8 4 0
Arizona State 3 3 1     6 4 1
Oregon State 3 4 1     4 7 1
Washington State 3 5 0     6 5 0
Stanford 3 5 0     3 8 0
UCLA 2 5 1     3 7 1
California 2 6 0     4 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1989 UCLA Bruins football team was an American football team that represented the University of California, Los Angeles during the 1989 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their 14th year under head coach Terry Donahue, the Bruins compiled a 3–7–1 record (2–5–1 Pac-10) and finished in ninth place in the Pacific-10 Conference. After going 3–7 in the first 10 games, the Bruins tied #8-ranked USC, 10-10, in the final game of the season at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.[1]

UCLA's offensive leaders in 1989 were quarterback Bret Johnson with 1,791 passing yards, running back Brian Brown with 463 rushing yards, and wide receiver Mike Farr with 471 receiving yards.[2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 9 Tennessee* No. 6 Rose BowlPasadena, California Prime L 6-24   54,316
September 16 at San Diego State* No. 20 Jack Murphy StadiumSan Diego W 28-25   31,639
September 23 No. 5 Michigan* No. 24 Rose Bowl • Pasadena, California ABC L 23-24   71,797
September 30 California Rose Bowl • Pasadena, California W 24-6   50,183
October 7 Arizona State No. 25 Rose Bowl • Pasadena, California ESPN W 33-14   53,188
October 14 at Arizona No. 22 Arizona StadiumTucson, Arizona ABC L 7-42   51,562
October 21 at Oregon State Parker StadiumCorvallis, Oregon ABC L 17-18   21,510
October 28 Washington Rose Bowl • Pasadena, California ABC L 27-28   48,801
November 4 at Stanford Stanford StadiumStanford, California L 14-17   45,000
November 11 Oregon Rose Bowl • Pasadena, California Prime L 20-38   46,433
November 18 at No. 8 USC Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles (Battle for the Victory Bell) ABC T 10-10   86,672
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

Players and awards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1989 UCLA Bruins Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 17, 2015. 
  2. ^ "1989 UCLA Bruins Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 17, 2015.