1989 Indiana Hoosiers football team
|1989 Indiana Hoosiers football|
|Conference||Big Ten Conference|
|1989 record||5–6 (3–5 Big Ten)|
|Head coach||Bill Mallory (6th season)|
|Home stadium||Memorial Stadium|
|1989 Big Ten football standings|
|No. 7 Michigan $||8||–||0||–||0||10||–||2||–||0|
|No. 10 Illinois||7||–||1||–||0||10||–||2||–||0|
|No. 16 Michigan State||6||–||2||–||0||8||–||4||–||0|
|No. 24 Ohio State||6||–||2||–||0||8||–||4||–||0|
Rankings from AP Poll
The 1989 Indiana Hoosiers football team represented the Indiana Hoosiers in the 1989 NCAA Division I-A football season. They participated as members of the Big Ten Conference. The Hoosiers played their home games at Memorial Stadium in Bloomington, Indiana. The team was coached by Bill Mallory, in his sixth year as head coach of the Hoosiers.
In the battle for the Old Oaken Bucket, Purdue beat Indiana.
|September 9||1:30 PM||at Kentucky*||L 14-17||58,216|
|September 16||2:00 PM||Missouri*||W 24-7||48,106|
|September 30||2:00 PM||Toledo*||W 32-12||43,501|
|October 7||2:00 PM||Northwestern||W 43-11||47,845|
|October 14||1:30 PM||at Ohio State||L 31-35||89,750|
|October 21||2:00 PM||Minnesota||W 28-18||51,069|
|October 28||12:00 PM||at No. 5 Michigan||ABC||L 10-38||105,989|
|November 4||12:30 PM||Michigan State||ESPN||L 20-51||51,567|
|November 11||2:00 PM||at Wisconsin||W 45-17||37,442|
|November 18||3:30 PM||at No. 12 Illinois||ABC||L 28-41||53,368|
|November 25||2:00 PM||Purdue||L 14-15||47,502|
- Nov. 4, 1989: Anthony Thompson scores his 60th career touchdown to set a then NCAA Division I-A record.
- Nov. 11, 1989: The NCAA single-game rushing record of 357 yards, held by Rueben Mayes and Mike Pringle is broken as Anthony Thompson rushes for 377 yards in a 45-17 victory at Wisconsin. This stood as a Big Ten Conference record for 25 years until it was broken by Melvin Gordon (Wisconsin) in 2014. As of 2014[update], it still stands as the school record. Thompson also scores four touchdowns on the day.
- Nov. 24, 1989: Anthony Thompson was the top vote-getter and the only repeat selection on the 1989 Walter Camp All-America team. Thompson finished the season with 1,793 yards and 24 touchdowns.
- Dec. 2, 1989: A chorus of boos is heard throughout the Hoosier Dome during the Indiana-Kentucky basketball game. It is announced that Andre Ware of the Houston Cougars is the 55th recipient of the Heisman Trophy. Anthony Thompson finishes second.
|Anthony Thompson||Running Back||2||31||Arizona Cardinals|
|Ian Beckles||Guard||5||114||Tampa Bay Buccaneers|
Awards and honors
- Anthony Thompson, Big Ten Player of the Year
- Anthony Thompson, Chicago Tribune Silver Football
- Anthony Thompson, Walter Camp Award
- Anthony Thompson, Maxwell Award
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