1989 Stanford Cardinal football team

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1989 Stanford Cardinal football
ConferencePac-10 Conference
1989 record3–8 (3–5 Pac-10)
Head coachDennis Green (1st season)
Home stadiumStanford Stadium (c. 85,500, grass)
Seasons
← 1988
1990 →
1989 Pacific-10 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 8 USC $ 6 0 1     9 2 1
No. 23 Washington 5 3 0     8 4 0
Oregon 5 3 0     8 4 0
No. 25 Arizona 5 3 0     8 4 0
Arizona State 3 3 1     6 4 1
Oregon State 3 4 1     4 7 1
Washington State 3 5 0     6 5 0
Stanford 3 5 0     3 8 0
UCLA 2 5 1     3 7 1
California 2 6 0     4 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1989 Stanford Cardinal football team represented Stanford University in the 1989 NCAA Division I-A football season. They were coached by first-year coach Dennis Green, previously an assistant coach with the San Francisco 49ers and hired to replace Jack Elway, who was fired the previous year.[1]

Schedule[edit]

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 26:00 p.m.at No. 18 ArizonaPrimeL 3–1948,712
September 96:00 p.m.at Oregon StateL 16–2030,223
September 231:00 p.m.OregonW 18–1735,000
September 301:00 p.m.San Jose State*
  • Stanford Stadium
  • Stanford, CA (rivalry)
L 33–4058,000
October 71:00 p.m.No. 1 Notre Dame*
WSJVL 17–2786,019
October 147:30 p.m.at No. 17 Washington StateESPNL 13–3124,617
October 211:00 p.m.Utah*
  • Stanford Stadium
  • Stanford, CA
L 24–2715,000
October 283:30 p.m.at No. 10 USCPrimeL 0–1967,411
November 41:00 p.m.UCLA
  • Stanford Stadium
  • Stanford, CA
W 17–1445,000
November 116:00 p.m.at Arizona StateL 22–3065,312
November 181:00 p.m.California
PrimeW 24–1486,019
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Pacific time

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Roster[edit]

1989 Stanford Cardinal football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
WR 40 Ed McCaffrey Jr
QB 12 Jason Palumbis Jr
FB 44 Tommy Vardell So
WR 80 Chris Walsh So
OT 70 Bob Whitfield So
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
CB 21 Darrien Gordon Fr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
K 94 John Hopkins Jr
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Injured Injured
  • Redshirt Redshirt

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cart, Julie (January 4, 1989). "Dennis Green Takes Stanford Job : 49er Assistant Is Pac-10's First Black Head Football Coach". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved January 21, 2013.
  2. ^ "Stanford Game-by-Game Results; 1989–1993". College Football Data Warehouse. Archived from the original on 2013-02-15. Retrieved January 21, 2013.