1989 Louisiana Tech Bulldogs football
ConferenceIndependent
Record5–4–1
Head coach
CaptainDerrick Douglas, Eldonta Osborne
Home stadiumJoe Aillet Stadium
Seasons
← 1988
1990 →
1989 NCAA Division I-A independents football records
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 1 Miami (FL)     11 1 0
No. 2 Notre Dame     12 1 0
No. 3 Florida State     10 2 0
Northern Illinois     9 2 0
No. 15 Penn State     8 3 1
No. 17 Pittsburgh     8 3 1
No. 21 West Virginia     8 3 1
Syracuse     8 4 0
Southwestern Louisiana     7 4 0
Akron     6 4 1
South Carolina     6 4 1
Virginia Tech     6 4 1
Louisiana Tech     5 4 1
Army     6 5 0
Louisville     6 5 0
East Carolina     5 5 1
Tulsa     6 6 0
Southern Miss     5 6 0
Tulane     4 8 0
Navy     3 8 0
Rutgers     2 7 2
Boston College     2 9 0
Memphis State     2 9 0
Cincinnati     1 9 1
Temple     1 10 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1989 Louisiana Tech Bulldogs football team was an American football team that represented Louisiana Tech University as an I-A independent during the 1989 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their second year under head coach Joe Raymond Peace, the team compiled an 5–4–1 record.

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 2at Southwestern LouisianaW 40–1420,200[1]
September 9at Western MichiganL 20–2420,242[2]
September 16at FloridaL 7–3465,109[3]
September 30at East CarolinaT 29–2925,462[4]
October 7at AkronL 24–3113,107[5]
October 14Northern IllinoisW 42–2117,300[6]
October 21at Arkansas StateW 40–3715,891[7]
October 28Tulsa
  • Joe Aillet Stadium
  • Ruston, LA
W 34–3117,100[8]
November 4Northeast Louisiana
  • Joe Aillet Stadium
  • Ruston, LA (rivalry)
W 24–623,500[9]
November 11at AuburnL 23–3877,237[10]

References

  1. ^ "Brown, Bulldogs run past Cajuns". The Daily Advertiser. September 3, 1989. Retrieved July 7, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  2. ^ "Western Michigan holds off Louisiana Tech". Detroit Free Press. September 10, 1989. Retrieved July 7, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  3. ^ "34–7 whipping of La. Tech soothes troubles Gators". The Miami Herald. September 17, 1989. Retrieved July 7, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ "Tech is fit to be tied in Carolina". The Shreveport Times. October 1, 1989. Retrieved March 5, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ "Zips hold off rally to gain 31–24 victory". The Akron Beacon Journal. October 8, 1989. Retrieved July 7, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  6. ^ "Johnson flys Louisiana Tech over NIU". The Daily Chronicle. October 15, 1989. Retrieved July 7, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  7. ^ "Tech wins, 40–37". Daily World. October 22, 1989. Retrieved July 7, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  8. ^ "La. Tech rallies past Tulsa". The Daily Oklahoman. October 29, 1989. Retrieved July 7, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  9. ^ "Tech clubs NLU 24–6 in long-time rivalry". The Shreveport Times. November 5, 1989. Retrieved January 31, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  10. ^ "Auburn decks La. Tech". The Montgomery Advertiser. November 12, 1989. Retrieved July 7, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.