|1989 Washington Huskies football|
|1989 record||8-4 (5-3 Pac-10)|
|Head coach||Don James (15th season)|
|Offensive coordinator||Gary Pinkel (6th season)|
|Defensive coordinator||Jim Lambright (13th season)|
|Home stadium||Husky Stadium|
|1989 Pacific-10 football standings|
|No. 8 USC $||6||–||0||–||1||9||–||2||–||1|
|No. 23 Washington||5||–||3||–||0||8||–||4||–||0|
|No. 25 Arizona||5||–||3||–||0||8||–||4||–||0|
Rankings from AP Poll
The 1989 Washington Huskies football team was an American football team that represented the University of Washington during the 1989 NCAA Division I-A football season. In its fifteenth season under head coach Don James, the team compiled an record, finished in a three-way tie for second place in the Pacific-10 Conference, and outscored its opponents 332 to 225.Bern Brostek was selected as the team's most valuable player. Dennis Brown, Cary Conklin, Martin Harrison, and Andre Riley were the team captains.
Washington opened with two wins, lost three straight, then won five of six to complete the regular season at .
After missing bowl season the previous year, the Huskies traveled south to Anaheim Stadium and defeated Florida in the Freedom Bowl. They led at halftime and held All-American running back Emmitt Smith, a future hall of famer, to just 17 yards on seven carries in his final college game. The Huskies climbed up to #23 in the final AP poll.
|September 9||12:30 p.m.||Texas A&M*||W 19-6||69,434|
|September 16||12:30 p.m.||Purdue*||No. 15||W 38-9||66,392|
|September 23||7:00 p.m.||at No. 23 Arizona||No. 11||L 17-20||50,935|
|September 30||1:00 p.m.||No. 5 Colorado*||No. 21||L 28-45||69,152|
|October 7||12:30 p.m.||at No. 9 USC||L 16-24||58,410|
|October 14||1:00 p.m.||Oregon||W 20-14||70,442|
|October 21||1:00 p.m.||at California||W 29-16||20,000|
|October 28||12:30 p.m.||at UCLA||W 28-27||48,801|
|November 4||12:30 p.m.||Arizona State||L 32-34||64,695|
|November 11||1:00 p.m.||at Oregon State||W 51-14||32,147|
|November 18||12:30 p.m.||Washington State||W 20-9||73,527|
|December 30||11:00 a.m.||vs. Florida*||W 34-7||33,858|
Six Huskies were selected in the 1990 NFL Draft.
|Bern Brostek||C||1||23||Los Angeles Rams|
|Dennis Brown||DT||2||47||San Francisco 49ers|
|Cary Conklin||QB||4||86||Washington Redskins|
|Le-Lo Lang||CB||5||136||Denver Broncos|
|Martin Harrison||DE||10||276||San Francisco 49ers|
|Andre Riley||WR||12||314||Cincinnati Bengals|