1989 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football team

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1989 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets logo.svg
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
1989 record 7–4 (4–3 ACC)
Head coach Bobby Ross (3rd season)
Captain Jerry Mays
Eric Thomas
Home stadium Bobby Dodd Stadium
(Capacity: 43,719)
Seasons
← 1988
1990 →
1989 ACC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 18 Virginia + 6 1 0     10 3 0
Duke + 6 1 0     8 4 0
No. 12 Clemson 5 2 0     10 2 0
Georgia Tech 4 3 0     7 4 0
NC State 4 3 0     7 5 0
Maryland 2 5 0     3 7 1
Wake Forest 1 6 0     2 8 1
North Carolina 0 7 0     1 10 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1989 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football team represented the Georgia Institute of Technology during the 1989 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Yellow Jackets were led by third-year head coach Bobby Ross, and played their home games at Bobby Dodd Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia. They competed as members of the Atlantic Coast Conference, finishing tied for fourth. Despite winning seven of their last eight games and ending on a four-game winning streak, they were not invited to a bowl game.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 9 at No. 25 NC State Carter–Finley StadiumRaleigh, NC Raycom L 28–38   40,800
September 16 Virginia Bobby Dodd StadiumAtlanta, GA Raycom L 10–17   38,062
September 23 at South Carolina* Williams-Brice StadiumColumbia, SC L 10–21   70,018
October 7 Maryland Bobby Dodd Stadium • Atlanta, GA W 28–24   32,062
October 14 at No. 14 Clemson Memorial StadiumClemson, SC (Rivalry) W 30–14   82,500
October 21 North Carolinadagger Bobby Dodd Stadium • Atlanta, GA W 17–14   41,114
October 28 at Duke Wallace Wade StadiumDurham, NC L 19–30   38,621
November 4 Western Carolina* Bobby Dodd Stadium • Atlanta, GA W 34–7   28,821
November 18 Wake Forest Bobby Dodd Stadium • Atlanta, GA Raycom W 43–14   26,114
November 25 Boston College* Bobby Dodd Stadium • Atlanta, GA W 13–12   28,221
December 2 Georgia* Bobby Dodd Stadium • Atlanta, GA (Clean, Old-Fashioned Hate) W 33–22   46,064
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

Sources:[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1989 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Schedule and Results". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved June 12, 2017. 
  2. ^ 2011 Georgia Tech Media Guide. p. 174