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1989 Big Ten Conference Year Summary

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Record: 57-57-0, .500 W-L% (6th of 10) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 2.68 (5th of 10) ▪ SOS: 3.09 (4th of 10)

Conference Champion: Michigan

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Illinois, Iowa, Michigan and Ohio State)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Illinois, Michigan, Michigan State and Ohio State)

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Michigan 10 2 0 .833 8 0 0 1.000 27.9 15.3 17.70 5.61
Illinois 10 2 0 .833 7 1 0 .875 27.7 15.2 14.62 4.12
Michigan State 8 4 0 .667 6 2 0 .750 29.7 13.6 12.15 2.56
Ohio State 8 4 0 .667 6 2 0 .750 28.3 24.8 7.70 2.70
Minnesota 6 5 0 .545 4 4 0 .500 23.9 25.7 1.93 1.11
Indiana 5 6 0 .455 3 5 0 .375 26.3 23.8 1.66 0.48
Iowa 5 6 0 .455 3 5 0 .375 17.9 25.3 -1.98 3.02
Purdue 3 8 0 .273 2 6 0 .250 15.6 25.5 -3.96 4.77
Wisconsin 2 9 0 .182 1 7 0 .125 15.6 31.0 -8.67 4.05
Northwestern 0 11 0 .000 0 8 0 .000 21.9 45.2 -14.37 2.45

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
Michigan 1 2 2 5 6 5 5 5 5 4 3 3 3 3 3 3 7
Illinois 22 11 10 20 20 18 16 13 8 8 8 12 11 10 11 11 10
Michigan State           24 21           25 22 22 22 16
Ohio State 25     25               22 20 21 21 21 24
Iowa 23   24                            

4 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1990-01-01 Citrus Bowl Illinois 31 Virginia 21 Citrus Bowl (Orlando, FL)
1990-01-01 Hall of Fame Bowl Auburn 31 Ohio State 14 Hall of Fame Bowl (Tampa, FL)
1990-01-01 Rose Bowl Southern California 17 Michigan 10 Rose Bowl (Pasadena, CA)
1989-12-25 Aloha Bowl Michigan State 33 Hawaii 13 Aloha Bowl (Honolulu, HI)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions
1. Jeff George* (IL) 242
2. Tim O'Brien (NWEST) 207
3. Matt Rodgers (IA) 178
4. Dan Enos* (MIST) 153
5. Dave Schnell (IN) 146
6. Greg Frey* (OHST) 144
7. Scott Schaffner (MN) 101
8. Eric Hunter (PUR) 91
9. Michael Taylor* (MI) 74
10. Elvis Grbac* (MI) 73
Pass Attempts
1. Jeff George* (IL) 386
2. Tim O'Brien (NWEST) 334
3. Matt Rodgers (IA) 312
4. Dave Schnell (IN) 258
5. Greg Frey* (OHST) 246
6. Dan Enos* (MIST) 240
7. Scott Schaffner (MN) 190
8. Eric Hunter (PUR) 178
9. Sean Wilson (WI) 129
10. Steve Letnich (PUR) 124
Pass Completion Percentage
1. Dan Enos* (MIST) 63.8
2. Jeff George* (IL) 62.7
3. Tim O'Brien (NWEST) 62.0
4. Greg Frey* (OHST) 58.5
5. Matt Rodgers (IA) 57.1
6. Dave Schnell (IN) 56.6
7. Scott Schaffner (MN) 53.2
8. Eric Hunter (PUR) 51.1
Passing Yards
1. Jeff George* (IL) 2738
2. Matt Rodgers (IA) 2222
3. Tim O'Brien (NWEST) 2218
4. Greg Frey* (OHST) 2132
5. Dan Enos* (MIST) 2066
6. Dave Schnell (IN) 1608
7. Scott Schaffner (MN) 1373
8. Eric Hunter (PUR) 1368
9. Michael Taylor* (MI) 1081
10. Elvis Grbac* (MI) 824
Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Greg Frey* (OHST) 8.7
2. Dan Enos* (MIST) 8.6
3. Eric Hunter (PUR) 7.7
4. Scott Schaffner (MN) 7.2
5. Matt Rodgers (IA) 7.1
6. Jeff George* (IL) 7.1
7. Tim O'Brien (NWEST) 6.6
8. Dave Schnell (IN) 6.2
Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Greg Frey* (OHST) 8.3
2. Eric Hunter (PUR) 7.2
3. Dan Enos* (MIST) 7.1
4. Jeff George* (IL) 6.8
5. Scott Schaffner (MN) 6.1
6. Matt Rodgers (IA) 6.0
7. Tim O'Brien (NWEST) 5.5
8. Dave Schnell (IN) 5.1
Passing Touchdowns
1. Jeff George* (IL) 22
2. Tim O'Brien (NWEST) 14
3. Greg Frey* (OHST) 13
4. Matt Rodgers (IA) 12
5. Eric Hunter (PUR) 11
  Michael Taylor* (MI) 11
7. Dan Enos* (MIST) 9
8. Elvis Grbac* (MI) 8
9. Scott Schaffner (MN) 7
10. Dave Schnell (IN) 4
Passing Interceptions
1. Tim O'Brien (NWEST) 15
2. Matt Rodgers (IA) 13
3. Jeff George* (IL) 12
  Dan Enos* (MIST) 12
5. Greg Frey* (OHST) 8
  Dave Schnell (IN) 8
  Scott Schaffner (MN) 8
8. Eric Hunter (PUR) 7
9. Marquel Fleetwood (MN) 6
  Jeff Lesniewicz (PUR) 6
Passing Efficiency Rating
1. Greg Frey* (OHST) 142.3
2. Dan Enos* (MIST) 138.4
3. Jeff George* (IL) 134.9
4. Eric Hunter (PUR) 128.2
5. Tim O'Brien (NWEST) 122.6
6. Matt Rodgers (IA) 121.2
7. Scott Schaffner (MN) 117.6
8. Dave Schnell (IN) 107.9
Rush Attempts
1. Anthony Thompson (IN) 358
2. Bob Christian (NWEST) 277
3. Blake Ezor* (MIST) 267
4. Darrell Thompson (MN) 260
5. Carlos Snow* (OHST) 190
6. Scottie Graham* (OHST) 183
7. Howard Griffith* (IL) 164
8. Leroy Hoard* (MI) 162
9. Tony Boles* (MI) 131
10. Sean Wilson (WI) 121
Rushing Yards
1. Anthony Thompson (IN) 1793
2. Blake Ezor* (MIST) 1299
3. Bob Christian (NWEST) 1291
4. Darrell Thompson (MN) 1139
5. Carlos Snow* (OHST) 990
6. Scottie Graham* (OHST) 977
7. Tony Boles* (MI) 839
8. Leroy Hoard* (MI) 832
9. Howard Griffith* (IL) 747
10. Nick Bell (IA) 603
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1. Tony Boles* (MI) 6.4
2. Dante Lee* (OHST) 6.1
3. Tico Duckett* (MIST) 5.8
4. Scottie Graham* (OHST) 5.3
5. Carlos Snow* (OHST) 5.2
6. Nick Bell (IA) 5.2
7. Leroy Hoard* (MI) 5.1
8. Anthony Thompson (IN) 5.0
9. Blake Ezor* (MIST) 4.9
10. Robert Williams (WI) 4.8
Rushing Touchdowns
1. Anthony Thompson (IN) 24
2. Blake Ezor* (MIST) 19
3. Carlos Snow* (OHST) 11
4. Darrell Thompson (MN) 10
  Scottie Graham* (OHST) 10
  Bob Christian (NWEST) 10
7. Tony Boles* (MI) 9
  Howard Griffith* (IL) 9
9. Dan Enos* (MIST) 6
  Leroy Hoard* (MI) 6
  Dante Lee* (OHST) 6
Receptions
1. Richard Buchanan (NWEST) 94
2. Courtney Hawkins* (MIST) 60
3. Mike Bellamy* (IL) 59
4. Calvin Williams (PUR) 51
5. Howard Griffith* (IL) 45
6. Greg McMurtry* (MI) 41
7. Eddie Thomas (IN) 38
8. Randy McClellan (NWEST) 36
  Travis Watkins (IA) 36
10. Anthony Thompson (IN) 35
Receiving Yards
1. Richard Buchanan (NWEST) 1115
2. Courtney Hawkins* (MIST) 1080
3. Mike Bellamy* (IL) 927
4. Greg McMurtry* (MI) 711
5. Calvin Williams (PUR) 630
6. Jeff Graham* (OHST) 608
7. Travis Watkins (IA) 583
8. Eddie Thomas (IN) 559
9. Rodney Dennis (PUR) 471
  Danan Hughes (IA) 471
Receiving Yards Per Reception
1. Jeff Graham* (OHST) 19.0
2. Courtney Hawkins* (MIST) 18.0
3. Shawn Wax* (IL) 17.9
4. Greg McMurtry* (MI) 17.3
5. Danan Hughes (IA) 16.8
6. Bobby Olive* (OHST) 16.5
7. Travis Watkins (IA) 16.2
8. Mike Bellamy* (IL) 15.7
9. Eddie Thomas (IN) 14.7
10. Pat Tingelhoff (MN) 14.2
Receiving Touchdowns
1. Richard Buchanan (NWEST) 9
2. Mike Bellamy* (IL) 8
3. Greg McMurtry* (MI) 7
  Calvin Williams (PUR) 7
5. Rodney Dennis (PUR) 6
  Courtney Hawkins* (MIST) 6
7. Steve Williams* (IL) 5
8. Travis Watkins (IA) 4
  Dan Donovan* (IL) 4
10. Jeff Graham* (OHST) 3
  Chris Calloway* (MI) 3
  Shawn Wax* (IL) 3
  Jim Palmer* (OHST) 3
  Chris Gaiters (MN) 3
  Derrick Walker* (MI) 3
Plays From Scrimmage
1. Anthony Thompson (IN) 393
2. Bob Christian (NWEST) 303
3. Blake Ezor* (MIST) 278
4. Darrell Thompson (MN) 270
5. Howard Griffith* (IL) 209
6. Carlos Snow* (OHST) 206
7. Scottie Graham* (OHST) 194
8. Leroy Hoard* (MI) 178
9. Tony Boles* (MI) 147
10. Jerome Sparkman (PUR) 146
Yards From Scrimmage
1. Anthony Thompson (IN) 1994
2. Bob Christian (NWEST) 1490
3. Blake Ezor* (MIST) 1417
4. Darrell Thompson (MN) 1190
5. Carlos Snow* (OHST) 1174
6. Richard Buchanan (NWEST) 1149
7. Courtney Hawkins* (MIST) 1135
8. Scottie Graham* (OHST) 1092
9. Howard Griffith* (IL) 1087
10. Tony Boles* (MI) 1063
Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1. Anthony Thompson (IN) 25
2. Blake Ezor* (MIST) 19
3. Carlos Snow* (OHST) 13
4. Howard Griffith* (IL) 11
  Scottie Graham* (OHST) 11
  Bob Christian (NWEST) 11
7. Darrell Thompson (MN) 10
  Tony Boles* (MI) 10
9. Richard Buchanan (NWEST) 9
  Mike Bellamy* (IL) 9
Total Plays
1. Tim O'Brien (NWEST) 424
2. Jeff George* (IL) 411
3. Matt Rodgers (IA) 391
4. Anthony Thompson (IN) 358
5. Dave Schnell (IN) 352
6. Dan Enos* (MIST) 350
7. Greg Frey* (OHST) 297
8. Bob Christian (NWEST) 277
9. Blake Ezor* (MIST) 267
10. Scott Schaffner (MN) 266
Total Yards
1. Jeff George* (IL) 2556
2. Tim O'Brien (NWEST) 2262
3. Dan Enos* (MIST) 2219
4. Matt Rodgers (IA) 2148
5. Greg Frey* (OHST) 2040
6. Dave Schnell (IN) 1796
7. Anthony Thompson (IN) 1793
8. Scott Schaffner (MN) 1498
9. Eric Hunter (PUR) 1373
10. Blake Ezor* (MIST) 1299
Total Touchdowns
1. Anthony Thompson (IN) 24
2. Jeff George* (IL) 22
3. Blake Ezor* (MIST) 19
4. Tim O'Brien (NWEST) 18
5. Greg Frey* (OHST) 15
  Dan Enos* (MIST) 15
7. Matt Rodgers (IA) 14
8. Michael Taylor* (MI) 13
9. Darrell Thompson (MN) 11
  Eric Hunter (PUR) 11
  Carlos Snow* (OHST) 11