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1989 Nebraska Cornhuskers Schedule and Results

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Record: 10-2, .833 W-L% (6th of 106) ▪ Rank: 11th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Big 8  ▪ Conference Record: 6-1 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Tom Osborne (10-2)

PS/G: 42.4 (2nd of 106) ▪ PA/G: 17.9 (21st of 106)
SRS: 16.03 (10th of 106) ▪ SOS: 0.20 (67th of 106)

Bowl Game: Lost Fiesta Bowl 41-17 versus Florida State

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
3 4 4 3 3 4 4 4 4 3 6 6 6 7 6 6 11

12 Games

G Date Day School Opponent Conf Pts Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 Sep 9, 1989 Sat (4) Nebraska Northern Illinois Ind W 48 17 1 0 0 W 1
2 Sep 16, 1989 Sat (4) Nebraska Utah WAC W 42 30 2 0 0 W 2
3 Sep 23, 1989 Sat (3) Nebraska @ Minnesota Big Ten W 48 0 3 0 0 W 3
4 Sep 30, 1989 Sat (3) Nebraska Oregon State Pac-10 W 35 7 4 0 0 W 4
5 Oct 7, 1989 Sat (4) Nebraska Kansas State Big 8 W 58 7 5 0 0 W 5
6 Oct 14, 1989 Sat (4) Nebraska @ Missouri Big 8 W 50 7 6 0 0 W 6
7 Oct 21, 1989 Sat (4) Nebraska @ Oklahoma State Big 8 W 48 23 7 0 0 W 7
8 Oct 28, 1989 Sat (4) Nebraska Iowa State Big 8 W 49 17 8 0 0 W 8
9 Nov 4, 1989 Sat (3) Nebraska @ (2) Colorado Big 8 L 21 27 8 1 0 L 1
10 Nov 11, 1989 Sat (6) Nebraska Kansas Big 8 W 51 14 9 1 0 W 1
11 Nov 18, 1989 Sat (6) Nebraska Oklahoma Big 8 W 42 25 10 1 0 W 2
12 Jan 1, 1990 Mon (6) Nebraska N (5) Florida State Ind L 17 41 10 2 0 L 1 Fiesta Bowl (Tempe, AZ)