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1989 Southeastern Conference Year Summary

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Record: 68-48-0, .586 W-L% (2nd of 10) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 7.17 (1st of 10) ▪ SOS: 4.19 (3rd of 10)

Conference Champion: Alabama, Auburn and Tennessee

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Alabama, Auburn and Louisiana State)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Alabama, Auburn and Tennessee)

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Tennessee 11 1 0 .917 6 1 0 .857 28.8 18.1 15.57 5.41
Alabama 10 2 0 .833 6 1 0 .857 29.8 18.1 15.97 4.97
Auburn 10 2 0 .833 6 1 0 .857 23.7 10.9 16.83 6.08
Mississippi 8 4 0 .667 4 3 0 .571 25.8 26.2 4.82 3.49
Florida 7 5 0 .583 4 3 0 .571 22.3 16.8 9.24 3.90
Georgia 6 6 0 .500 4 3 0 .571 20.9 16.5 7.01 4.17
Kentucky 6 5 0 .545 2 5 0 .286 19.3 20.0 1.92 2.56
Louisiana State 4 7 0 .364 2 5 0 .286 26.8 22.9 7.56 6.74
Mississippi State 5 6 0 .455 1 6 0 .143 18.6 18.8 1.52 2.42
Vanderbilt 1 10 0 .091 0 7 0 .000 14.7 24.1 -8.71 2.20

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
Tennessee     17 14 12 6 6 6 11 10 11 9 8 8 8 8 5
Auburn 8 5 5 4 4 11 12 11 16 12 12 11 10 11 9 9 6
Alabama 16 19 16 15 13 13 11 10 6 5 4 4 4 2 7 7 9
Florida             25 20 19 19 20            
Georgia         23                        
Louisiana State 7 21 21                            
Mississippi State     25                            

6 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1990-01-01 Cotton Bowl Tennessee 31 Arkansas 27 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
1990-01-01 Hall of Fame Bowl Auburn 31 Ohio State 14 Hall of Fame Bowl (Tampa, FL)
1990-01-01 Sugar Bowl Miami (FL) 33 Alabama 25 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
1989-12-30 Freedom Bowl Washington 34 Florida 7 Freedom Bowl (Anaheim, CA)
1989-12-30 Peach Bowl Syracuse 19 Georgia 18 Peach Bowl (Atlanta, GA)
1989-12-28 Liberty Bowl Mississippi 42 Air Force 29 Liberty Bowl (Memphis, TN)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completion Percentage

1. Gary Hollingsworth (Alabama) 60.5
2. Andy Kelly (Tennessee) 59.0
3. Reggie Slack (Auburn) 58.7
4. Tommy Hodson (Louisiana State) 57.7
5. Freddie Maggard (Kentucky) 56.3
6. John Darnell (Mississippi) 55.5
7. Greg Talley (Georgia) 52.9
8. John Gromos (Vanderbilt) 48.1

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Tommy Hodson (Louisiana State) 8.1
2. Reggie Slack (Auburn) 7.0
3. John Darnell (Mississippi) 6.8
4. Andy Kelly (Tennessee) 6.6
5. Greg Talley (Georgia) 6.0
6. Gary Hollingsworth (Alabama) 5.7
7. Freddie Maggard (Kentucky) 4.7
8. John Gromos (Vanderbilt) 4.3

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Tommy Hodson (Louisiana State) 143.4
2. Andy Kelly (Tennessee) 132.2
3. Reggie Slack (Auburn) 131.7
4. John Darnell (Mississippi) 125.1
5. Gary Hollingsworth (Alabama) 123.6
6. Greg Talley (Georgia) 118.1
7. Freddie Maggard (Kentucky) 109.5
8. John Gromos (Vanderbilt) 95.7