1989 Eastern Michigan Hurons football team

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1989 Eastern Michigan Hurons football
Conference Mid-American Conference
1989 record 7–3–1 (6–2 MAC)
Head coach Jim Harkema (7th season)
Captain By Game
Home stadium Rynearson Stadium
Seasons
← 1988
1990 →
1989 Mid-American Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Ball State $ 6 1 1     7 3 2
Eastern Michigan 6 2 0     7 3 1
Toledo 6 2 0     6 5 0
Central Michigan 5 2 1     5 5 1
Bowling Green 5 3 0     5 6 0
Western Michigan 3 5 0     5 6 0
Miami 2 5 1     2 8 1
Ohio 1 6 1     1 9 1
Kent State 0 8 0     0 11 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1989 Eastern Michigan Hurons football team represented Eastern Michigan University in the 1989 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their seventh season under head coach Jim Harkema, the Hurons compiled a 7–3–1 record (6–2 against conference opponents), finished in second place in the Mid-American Conference, and outscored their opponents, 252 to 196.[1][2] The team's statistical leaders included Tom Sullivan with 1,927 passing yards, Perry Foster with 1,087 rushing yards, and Todd Bell with 515 receiving yards.[3]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResultSource
September 2Kent StateW 30–7
September 9Youngstown State
  • Rynearson Stadium
  • Ypsilanti, MI
W 14–3
September 16at OhioW 30–25
September 23at Colorado StateT 35–35
September 30at Western MichiganW 21–20
October 7Toledo
  • Rynearson Stadium
  • Ypsilanti, MI
W 31–14
October 14Liberty
  • Rynearson Stadium
  • Ypsilanti, MI
L 24–25
October 21Bowling Green
  • Rynearson Stadium
  • Ypsilanti, MI
W 21–13
October 28at Central Michigan (rivalry)L 9–24
November 4Miami
  • Rynearson Stadium
  • Ypsilanti, MI
W 20–7
November 11at Ball StateL 17–23

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1989 Eastern Michigan Eagles Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved June 28, 2016. 
  2. ^ "2015 Eastern Michigan Football Digital Media Guide" (PDF). Eastern Michigan University Football. pp. 166, 170. Retrieved July 4, 2016. 
  3. ^ "1989 Eastern Michigan Eagles Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved June 28, 2016.