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1989 Big Eight Conference Year Summary

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Record: 45-45-0, .500 W-L% (6th of 10) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 1.00 (6th of 10) ▪ SOS: 0.76 (6th of 10)

Conference Champion: Colorado

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Colorado, Nebraska and Oklahoma)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Colorado and Nebraska)

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Colorado 11 1 0 .917 7 0 0 1.000 38.2 14.3 21.54 3.63
Nebraska 10 2 0 .833 6 1 0 .857 42.4 17.9 16.03 0.20
Oklahoma 7 4 0 .636 5 2 0 .714 34.5 18.2 8.87 -0.22
Iowa State 6 5 0 .545 4 3 0 .571 26.7 27.7 -0.65 -1.65
Oklahoma State 4 7 0 .364 3 4 0 .429 20.5 29.0 -5.01 2.54
Kansas 4 7 0 .364 2 5 0 .286 22.5 34.8 -8.68 -1.59
Missouri 2 9 0 .182 1 6 0 .143 15.5 33.0 -8.97 3.57
Kansas State 1 10 0 .091 0 7 0 .000 12.2 31.7 -15.11 -0.38

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/5 9/12 9/19 9/26 10/3 10/10 10/17 10/24 10/31 11/7 11/14 11/21 11/28 12/5 12/12 Final
Colorado 14 9 8 6 5 3 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 4
Nebraska 3 4 4 3 3 4 4 4 4 3 6 6 6 7 6 6 11
Oklahoma 15 8 6 16 16 16 15 25                  

2 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1990-01-01 Fiesta Bowl Florida State 41 Nebraska 17 Fiesta Bowl (Tempe, AZ)
1990-01-01 Orange Bowl Notre Dame 21 Colorado 6 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions

1. Kent Kiefer (MO) 183
2. Mike Gundy (OKST) 164
3. Bret Oberg (IAST) 152
4. Kelly Donohoe (KS) 141
5. Carl Straw (KSST) 101
6. Paul Watson (KSST) 76
7. Gerry Gdowski (NE) 71
8. Darian Hagan (CO) 48
9. Chris Cobb (KSST) 32
10. John Stollenwerck (MO) 22

Pass Attempts

1. Kent Kiefer (MO) 314
2. Mike Gundy (OKST) 287
3. Kelly Donohoe (KS) 256
4. Bret Oberg (IAST) 245
5. Carl Straw (KSST) 192
6. Paul Watson (KSST) 141
7. Gerry Gdowski (NE) 136
8. Darian Hagan (CO) 85
9. Chris Cobb (KSST) 64
10. Steve Collins (OK) 49

Pass Completion Percentage

1. Bret Oberg (IAST) 62.0
2. Kent Kiefer (MO) 58.3
3. Mike Gundy (OKST) 57.1
4. Kelly Donohoe (KS) 55.1
5. Carl Straw (KSST) 52.6

Passing Yards

1. Kent Kiefer (MO) 2314
2. Bret Oberg (IAST) 2242
3. Mike Gundy (OKST) 2203
4. Kelly Donohoe (KS) 2125
5. Gerry Gdowski (NE) 1326
6. Carl Straw (KSST) 1095
7. Darian Hagan (CO) 1002
8. Paul Watson (KSST) 853
9. Steve Collins (OK) 442
10. Tink Collins (OK) 326

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Bret Oberg (IAST) 9.2
2. Kelly Donohoe (KS) 8.3
3. Mike Gundy (OKST) 7.7
4. Kent Kiefer (MO) 7.4
5. Carl Straw (KSST) 5.7

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Bret Oberg (IAST) 8.2
2. Mike Gundy (OKST) 7.2
3. Kelly Donohoe (KS) 7.0
4. Kent Kiefer (MO) 6.0
5. Carl Straw (KSST) 5.1

Passing Touchdowns

1. Gerry Gdowski (NE) 19
2. Mike Gundy (OKST) 14
3. Kelly Donohoe (KS) 12
  Kent Kiefer (MO) 12
5. Bret Oberg (IAST) 9
6. Darian Hagan (CO) 4
7. Carl Straw (KSST) 3
  Tink Collins (OK) 3
  Steve Collins (OK) 3
10. Mickey Joseph (NE) 2
  Paul Watson (KSST) 2
  Mike Grant (NE) 2
  Chris Cobb (KSST) 2

Passing Interceptions

1. Kent Kiefer (MO) 15
2. Kelly Donohoe (KS) 13
3. Bret Oberg (IAST) 9
  Mike Gundy (OKST) 9
5. Paul Watson (KSST) 7
6. Tink Collins (OK) 4
  Darian Hagan (CO) 4
  Carl Straw (KSST) 4
9. John Stollenwerck (MO) 3
  Steve Collins (OK) 3

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Bret Oberg (IAST) 143.7
2. Mike Gundy (OKST) 131.4
3. Kelly Donohoe (KS) 130.1
4. Kent Kiefer (MO) 123.2
5. Carl Straw (KSST) 101.5

Rush Attempts

1. Blaise Bryant (IAST) 299
2. Tony Sands (KS) 216
3. Ken Clark (NE) 198
4. Gerald Hudson (OKST) 187
5. Darian Hagan (CO) 186
6. J.J. Flannigan (CO) 164
7. Tommie Stowers (MO) 142
8. Vernon Brown (OKST) 140
9. Leon Perry (OK) 132
10. Dewell Brewer (OK) 118

Rushing Yards

1. Blaise Bryant (IAST) 1516
2. Ken Clark (NE) 1196
3. J.J. Flannigan (CO) 1187
4. Tony Sands (KS) 1109
5. Darian Hagan (CO) 1004
6. Gerry Gdowski (NE) 925
7. Gerald Hudson (OKST) 910
8. Mike Gaddis (OK) 829
9. Dewell Brewer (OK) 584
10. Leon Perry (OK) 582

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Gerry Gdowski (NE) 7.9
2. Mike Gaddis (OK) 7.5
3. J.J. Flannigan (CO) 7.2
4. Eric Bieniemy (CO) 6.4
5. Ike Lewis (OK) 6.1
6. Ken Clark (NE) 6.0
7. Darian Hagan (CO) 5.4
8. Tony Sands (KS) 5.1
9. Blaise Bryant (IAST) 5.1
10. Dewell Brewer (OK) 4.9

Rushing Touchdowns

1. Blaise Bryant (IAST) 19
2. J.J. Flannigan (CO) 18
3. Darian Hagan (CO) 17
4. Gerry Gdowski (NE) 13
5. Ken Clark (NE) 12
6. Tony Sands (KS) 11
7. Mike Gaddis (OK) 10
8. Leon Perry (OK) 9
  Eric Bieniemy (CO) 9
10. Leodis Flowers (NE) 7

Receptions

1. Michael Smith (KSST) 70
2. Quintin Smith (KS) 50
3. Curtis Mayfield (OKST) 49
4. Steve Lester (IAST) 46
  Linzy Collins (MO) 46
6. Frank Hernandez (KSST) 36
7. Jarrod Green (OKST) 30
8. Tommie Stowers (MO) 28
9. Eric Gallon (KSST) 27
  Tim Bruton (MO) 27

Receiving Yards

1. Quintin Smith (KS) 898
2. Curtis Mayfield (OKST) 879
3. Michael Smith (KSST) 816
4. Linzy Collins (MO) 803
5. Steve Lester (IAST) 612
6. Kenny Drayton (KS) 444
7. Jarrod Green (OKST) 441
8. Frank Hernandez (KSST) 421
9. John Glotfelty (IAST) 394
10. Mike Busch (IAST) 375

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Quintin Smith (KS) 18.0
2. Curtis Mayfield (OKST) 17.9
3. John Glotfelty (IAST) 17.9
4. Kenny Drayton (KS) 17.8
5. Linzy Collins (MO) 17.5
6. Mike Busch (IAST) 16.3
7. Jarrod Green (OKST) 14.7
8. Damon Mays (MO) 14.3
9. Skip Leach (MO) 14.0
10. Steve Lester (IAST) 13.3

Receiving Touchdowns

1. Quintin Smith (KS) 8
2. Jon Bostick (NE) 6
3. Artie Guess (OK) 5
4. Chris Garrett (NE) 4
  Jarrod Green (OKST) 4
  Richard Bell (NE) 4
  Linzy Collins (MO) 4
  Frank Hernandez (KSST) 4
  Curtis Mayfield (OKST) 4
10. Morgan Gregory (NE) 3
  Vance Vice (OKST) 3
  Steve Lester (IAST) 3
  Damon Mays (MO) 3
  Kenny Drayton (KS) 3

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Blaise Bryant (IAST) 319
2. Tony Sands (KS) 222
3. Gerald Hudson (OKST) 204
4. Ken Clark (NE) 199
5. Darian Hagan (CO) 186
6. Tommie Stowers (MO) 170
7. J.J. Flannigan (CO) 165
8. Vernon Brown (OKST) 146
9. Leon Perry (OK) 132
10. Dewell Brewer (OK) 120

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Blaise Bryant (IAST) 1718
2. Ken Clark (NE) 1210
3. J.J. Flannigan (CO) 1188
4. Tony Sands (KS) 1163
5. Gerald Hudson (OKST) 1109
6. Darian Hagan (CO) 1004
7. Quintin Smith (KS) 957
8. Gerry Gdowski (NE) 925
9. Curtis Mayfield (OKST) 916
10. Mike Gaddis (OK) 872

Touchdowns From Scrimmage

1. Blaise Bryant (IAST) 19
2. J.J. Flannigan (CO) 18
3. Darian Hagan (CO) 17
4. Gerry Gdowski (NE) 13
5. Ken Clark (NE) 12
6. Tony Sands (KS) 11
7. Mike Gaddis (OK) 10
8. Leon Perry (OK) 9
  Eric Bieniemy (CO) 9
10. Quintin Smith (KS) 8

Total Plays

1. Kent Kiefer (MO) 367
2. Bret Oberg (IAST) 355
3. Mike Gundy (OKST) 353
4. Kelly Donohoe (KS) 337
5. Blaise Bryant (IAST) 299
6. Darian Hagan (CO) 271
7. Gerry Gdowski (NE) 253
8. Carl Straw (KSST) 238
9. Tony Sands (KS) 216
10. Ken Clark (NE) 198

Total Yards

1. Bret Oberg (IAST) 2515
2. Gerry Gdowski (NE) 2251
3. Mike Gundy (OKST) 2166
4. Kelly Donohoe (KS) 2123
5. Kent Kiefer (MO) 2076
6. Darian Hagan (CO) 2006
7. Blaise Bryant (IAST) 1516
8. Ken Clark (NE) 1196
9. J.J. Flannigan (CO) 1187
10. Carl Straw (KSST) 1147

Total Touchdowns

1. Gerry Gdowski (NE) 32
2. Darian Hagan (CO) 21
3. Blaise Bryant (IAST) 19
4. J.J. Flannigan (CO) 18
5. Mike Gundy (OKST) 17
  Kelly Donohoe (KS) 17
7. Bret Oberg (IAST) 14
8. Ken Clark (NE) 12
  Kent Kiefer (MO) 12
10. Tony Sands (KS) 11