1989 Pacific Tigers football team

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1989 Pacific Tigers football
Conference Big West Conference
1989 record 2–10 (2–5 Big West)
Head coach Walt Harris (1st season)
Home stadium Stagg Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 28,000)
Seasons
← 1988
1990 →
1989 Big West Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Fresno State $ 7 0 0     11 1 0
Cal State Fullerton 5 2 0     6 4 1
San Jose State 5 2 0     6 5 0
Utah State 4 3 0     4 7 0
UNLV 3 4 0     4 7 0
Long Beach State 2 5 0     4 8 0
Pacific (CA) 2 5 0     2 10 0
New Mexico State 0 7 0     0 11 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1989 Pacific Tigers football team represented the University of the Pacific (UOP) in the 1989 NCAA Division I-A football season as a member of the Big West Conference.

The team was led by head coach Walt Harris, in his first year, and played home games at Stagg Memorial Stadium in Stockton, California. They finished the season with a record of two wins and ten losses (2–10, 2–5 Big West). The Tigers were not competitive in many of their games in 1989, being outscored by their opponents 179–406 over the season. In their 10 losses, that's an average score of 14–37.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 2 at No. 20 Pittsburgh (PA)* Pitt StadiumPittsburgh L 3–38   35,421
September 9 at No. 5 Auburn* Jordan–Hare StadiumAuburn, Alabama L 0–55   77,000[1]
September 16 Fresno State[note 1] Stagg Memorial StadiumStockton, California L 14–27   4,735[2]
September 23 at San Jose State Spartan StadiumSan Jose, California L 32–41   12,506[3]
September 30 Long Beach State[note 2] Stagg Memorial Stadium • Stockton, California W 26–25   5,260[4]
October 7 at UNLV Sam Boyd Silver BowlWhitney, Nevada L 7–30   15,030[5]
October 14 Cal State Fullertondagger Stagg Memorial Stadium • Stockton, California L 26–35   7,127[6]
October 21 at San Diego State* Jack Murphy StadiumSan Diego L 7–35   21,120[7]
October 28 at No. 17 Arizona* Arizona StadiumTucson, Arizona L 14–38   46,449[8][9]
November 4 Utah State Stagg Memorial Stadium • Stockton, California L 10–38   5,037[10]
November 11 at Hawaii* Aloha StadiumHalawa, HI L 26–34   39,167[11]
November 18 at New Mexico State Aggie Memorial StadiumLas Cruces, New Mexico W 14–10  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming.

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Team players in the NFL[edit]

No UOP players were selected in the 1990 NFL Draft.[14][15][16]

The following finished their college career in 1989, were not drafted, but played in the NFL.

Player Position First NFL team
Dirk Borgognone Kicker 1990 Green Bay Packers

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ The official name of Fresno State has been California State University, Fresno since 1972. However, it is still commonly known as Fresno State.
  2. ^ The official name of Long Beach State has been California State University, Long Beach since 1972. However, it is still commonly known as Long Beach State.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Far West". The Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles, California. September 10, 1989. p. III-21. Retrieved April 21, 2017 – via Newspapers.com. open access publication – free to read
  2. ^ "Fresno State 2016 Media Guide" (PDF). Retrieved December 8, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Big West". The Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles, California. September 24, 1989. p. III-21. Retrieved April 21, 2017 – via Newspapers.com. open access publication – free to read
  4. ^ Long Beach State Football 1990; The Future Is Now! (pamphlet). Long Beach, California: CSULB Athletic Department. 1990. 
  5. ^ "2016 UNLV Rebel Football Light the Fuse". p. 145. Retrieved February 14, 2007. 
  6. ^ Robyn Norwood (October 15, 1989). "Pringle, Fullerton Take Big Lead; Pacific Nearly Takes It Back, 35-26". The Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles, California. p. C12. Retrieved February 12, 2017 – via Newspapers.com. open access publication – free to read
  7. ^ Curt Holbreich (October 22, 1989). "Aztecs' Almost-Perfect Defense Nearly Fires Shutout at Pacific". The Los Angeles Times (San Diego County ed.). Los Angeles, California. p. III-1. Retrieved January 18, 2017 – via Newspapers.com. open access publication – free to read
  8. ^ "Arizona Football 2016 Media Guide" (PDF). University of Arizona. 2016. Retrieved February 14, 2017. 
  9. ^ "Big West". The Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles, California. October 29, 1989. p. C19. Retrieved April 21, 2017 – via Newspapers.com. open access publication – free to read
  10. ^ "Utah State Football Guide 2016" (PDF). Retrieved February 14, 2007. 
  11. ^ "Hawaii Rainbow Warrior Football 2016 Media Guide" (PDF). p. 131. Retrieved February 15, 2007. 
  12. ^ "1989 Pacific Tigers Schedule and Results". Retrieved January 30, 2017. 
  13. ^ "1989 - Pacific (CA)". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved January 30, 2017. 
  14. ^ "1990 NFL Draft". Retrieved December 7, 2016. 
  15. ^ "Pacific Players/Alumni". Retrieved January 30, 2017. 
  16. ^ "Draft History: U. of Pacific". Retrieved March 18, 2017.