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1989 Notre Dame Fighting Irish Schedule and Results

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Record: 12-1, .923 W-L% (1st of 106) ▪ Rank: 2nd in Final AP Poll
Conference: Ind (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Lou Holtz (12-1)

PS/G: 32.8 (11th of 106) ▪ PA/G: 14.5 (9th of 106)
SRS: 21.34 (3rd of 106) ▪ SOS: 7.96 (2nd of 106)

Bowl Game: Won Orange Bowl 21-6 versus Colorado

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
2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 5 4 4 2

13 Games

G Date Day School Opponent Conf Pts Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 Aug 31, 1989 Thu (2) Notre Dame N Virginia ACC W 36 13 1 0 0 W 1 Kick-off Classic (East Rutherford, NJ)
2 Sep 16, 1989 Sat (1) Notre Dame @ (2) Michigan Big Ten W 24 19 2 0 0 W 2
3 Sep 23, 1989 Sat (1) Notre Dame Michigan State Big Ten W 21 13 3 0 0 W 3
4 Sep 30, 1989 Sat (1) Notre Dame @ Purdue Big Ten W 40 7 4 0 0 W 4
5 Oct 7, 1989 Sat (1) Notre Dame @ Stanford Pac-10 W 27 17 5 0 0 W 5
6 Oct 14, 1989 Sat (1) Notre Dame @ (17) Air Force WAC W 41 27 6 0 0 W 6
7 Oct 21, 1989 Sat (1) Notre Dame (9) Southern California Pac-10 W 28 24 7 0 0 W 7
8 Oct 28, 1989 Sat (1) Notre Dame (7) Pittsburgh Ind W 45 7 8 0 0 W 8
9 Nov 4, 1989 Sat (1) Notre Dame Navy Ind W 41 0 9 0 0 W 9
10 Nov 11, 1989 Sat (1) Notre Dame Southern Methodist SWC W 59 6 10 0 0 W 10
11 Nov 18, 1989 Sat (1) Notre Dame @ (17) Penn State Ind W 34 23 11 0 0 W 11
12 Nov 25, 1989 Sat (1) Notre Dame @ (7) Miami (FL) Ind L 10 27 11 1 0 L 1
13 Jan 1, 1990 Mon (4) Notre Dame N (1) Colorado Big 8 W 21 6 12 1 0 W 1 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)