1989 Oklahoma Sooners football
ConferenceBig Eight Conference
1989 record7–4 (5–2 Big 8)
Head coach
Offensive coordinatorJim Donnan (5th season)
Defensive coordinatorCharlie Sadler (1st season)
Captains
  • Scott Evans
  • Ken McMichel
  • Leon Perry
  • Kevin Thompson
  • Mark Van Keirsbilck
Home stadiumOklahoma Memorial Stadium (Capacity: 75,004)
Seasons
← 1988
1990 →
1989 Big Eight Conference 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 Oklahoma Sooners football team represented University of Oklahoma during the 1989 NCAA Division I-A football season. They played their home games at Oklahoma Memorial Stadium and competed as members of the Big Eight Conference. They were coached by first-year head coach Gary Gibbs. They were ineligible to participate in a bowl game since they were on probation. In addition, the Sooners were not allowed to appear on live television, although all their games were taped delayed and shown late Saturday nights on the SOONER LATER NETWORK and a few on PRIME Cable.[1]

Schedule

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 21:30 p.m.New Mexico State*No. 15Sooner LaterW 73–373,250
September 91:30 p.m.Baylor*No. 8
  • Oklahoma Memorial Stadium
  • Norman, OK
Sooner LaterW 33–774,600
September 168:00 p.m.at Arizona*No. 6Sooner LaterL 3–650,931
September 301:30 p.m.at KansasNo. 16PSNW 45–644,500
October 71:30 p.m.Oklahoma StateNo. 16
Sooner LaterW 37–1574,610
October 142:00 p.m.vs. Texas*No. 15PSNL 24–2875,587
October 211:00 p.m.at Iowa StateNo. 20Sooner LaterW 43–4040,812
October 281:30 p.m.No. 3 Colorado
  • Oklahoma Memorial Stadium
  • Norman, OK
Sooner LaterL 3–2075,004
November 41:30 p.m.Missouri
  • Oklahoma Memorial Stadium
  • Norman, OK (rivalry)
Sooner LaterW 52–1472,300
November 111:30 p.m.Kansas State
  • Oklahoma Memorial Stadium
  • Norman, OK
Sooner LaterW 42–1971,000
November 181:30 p.m.at No. 6 NebraskaSooner LaterL 25–4276,404
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Central time

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Rankings

See also: 1989 NCAA Division I-A football rankings

Ranking movements
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.
— = Not ranked.
Week
PollPre123456789101112131415Final
AP15861616161520
Coaches Poll

Awards

Postseason

NFL draft

The following players were drafted into the National Football League following the season.[4]

Player Position Round Pick Franchise
Kevin Thompson Defensive back 6 162 Philadelphia Eagles
Leon Perry Running back 9 230 Los Angeles Raiders
Ken McMichel Defensive back 12 330 Phoenix Cardinals

References

  1. ^ Dierking, Kyle (June 17, 2009). "How The Mighty Fall: Barry Switzer". KOTV. Archived from the original on December 1, 2017. Retrieved October 24, 2012.
  2. ^ "SoonerSports.com". Archived from the original on September 11, 2012. Retrieved January 4, 2012.
  3. ^ SoonerSports.com
  4. ^ "1990 NFL Draft Listing". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved November 29, 2020.