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1989 Colorado Buffaloes Schedule and Results

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Record: 11-1, .917 W-L% (2nd of 106) ▪ Rank: 4th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Big 8  ▪ Conference Record: 7-0 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bill McCartney (11-1)

PS/G: 38.2 (4th of 106) ▪ PA/G: 14.2 (8th of 106)
SRS: 21.54 (1st of 106) ▪ SOS: 3.63 (33rd of 106)

Bowl Game: Lost Orange Bowl 21-6 versus Notre Dame

AP Poll Summary

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
14 9 8 6 5 3 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 4

12 Games

G Date Day School Opponent Conf Pts Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 Sep 4, 1989 Mon (14) Colorado Texas SWC W 27 6 1 0 0 W 1
2 Sep 9, 1989 Sat (9) Colorado Colorado State WAC W 45 20 2 0 0 W 2
3 Sep 16, 1989 Sat (8) Colorado (10) Illinois Big Ten W 38 7 3 0 0 W 3
4 Sep 30, 1989 Sat (5) Colorado @ (21) Washington Pac-10 W 45 28 4 0 0 W 4
5 Oct 7, 1989 Sat (3) Colorado Missouri Big 8 W 49 3 5 0 0 W 5
6 Oct 14, 1989 Sat (3) Colorado @ Iowa State Big 8 W 52 17 6 0 0 W 6
7 Oct 21, 1989 Sat (3) Colorado Kansas Big 8 W 49 17 7 0 0 W 7
8 Oct 28, 1989 Sat (3) Colorado @ Oklahoma Big 8 W 20 3 8 0 0 W 8
9 Nov 4, 1989 Sat (2) Colorado (3) Nebraska Big 8 W 27 21 9 0 0 W 9
10 Nov 11, 1989 Sat (2) Colorado @ Oklahoma State Big 8 W 41 17 10 0 0 W 10
11 Nov 18, 1989 Sat (2) Colorado @ Kansas State Big 8 W 59 11 11 0 0 W 11
12 Jan 1, 1990 Mon (1) Colorado N (4) Notre Dame Ind L 6 21 11 1 0 L 1 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)