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1989 Indianapolis Colts

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8-8-0, Finished 2nd in AFC East Division  · 1989 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -0.5, Offense: -2.7, Defense: 2.2, SoS: -0.3, avg is 0.0.

Scored 298 points (18.6/g), 20th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 301 points (18.8/g), 11th.
 Differential of -3 points (-0.2/g), 15th.  Expected W-L: 7.9-8.1.

Coach: Ron Meyer (8-8-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Larry Kennan
 Defensive Coordinator: Bill Muir

Stadium: Hoosier Dome
 Training Camp: Anderson University (Anderson, Indiana)

Starters

Hide Non-primary Starters · ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Jack Trudeau 27 3 12 190 for 362, 2,317 yards, 15 td, 13 int, & 35 rushes for 91 yards and 2 td Indianapolis Colts / 2nd / 47th pick / 1986
RB Eric Dickerson* 29 6 14 314 rushes for 1,311 yards, 7 td, & 30 catches for 211 yards and 1 td Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 2nd pick / 1983
FB Albert Bentley 29 4 8 75 rushes for 299 yards, 1 td, & 52 catches for 525 yards and 3 td Indianapolis Colts / 2nd / 35th pick / 1984 Supp
WR Bill Brooks 25 3 16 63 catches for 919 yards, 4 td, & 2 rushes for -3 yards and 0 td Indianapolis Colts / 4th / 86th pick / 1986
WR Andre Rison 22 Rook 13 52 catches for 820 yards, 4 td, & 3 rushes for 18 yards and 0 td Indianapolis Colts / 1st / 22nd pick / 1989
TE Pat Beach 30 7 13 14 catches for 87 yards, 2 td Baltimore Colts / 6th / 140th pick / 1982
LT Chris Hinton* 28 6 14 2 fumbles recovered Denver Broncos / 1st / 4th pick / 1983
LG Randy Dixon 24 2 16 1 fumble recovered Indianapolis Colts / 4th / 85th pick / 1987
C Ray Donaldson* 31 9 16 1 fumble recovered Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 32nd pick / 1980
RG Ben Utt 30 7 16
RT Kevin Call 28 5 15 1 fumble recovered Indianapolis Colts / 5th / 130th pick / 1984
 Defensive Starters
LDE Donnell Thompson 31 8 16 7.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Baltimore Colts / 1st / 18th pick / 1981
NT Harvey Armstrong 30 7 16 1.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Philadelphia Eagles / 7th / 190th pick / 1982
RDE Jon Hand 26 3 15 10.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Indianapolis Colts / 1st / 4th pick / 1986
LOLB Chip Banks 30 7 10 1.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Cleveland Browns / 1st / 3rd pick / 1982
LILB Jeff Herrod 23 1 14 2.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Indianapolis Colts / 9th / 243rd pick / 1988
RILB Fredd Young 28 5 15 2.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Seattle Seahawks / 3rd / 76th pick / 1984
ROLB Duane Bickett 27 4 16 8.0 sacks, 1 interception, 3 fumbles recovered Indianapolis Colts / 1st / 5th pick / 1985
LCB Chris Goode 26 2 8 Indianapolis Colts / 10th / 253rd pick / 1987
RCB Eugene Daniel 28 5 14 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Indianapolis Colts / 8th / 205th pick / 1984
SS Michael Ball 25 1 16 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Indianapolis Colts / 4th / 104th pick / 1988
FS Mike Prior 26 4 16 0.0 sacks, 6 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 7th / 176th pick / 1985
 Special Teams Starters
K Dean Biasucci 27 5 0 21 of 27 field goals & 31 of 32 extra points
P Rohn Stark 30 7 0 79 punts for a 42.9 average, 1 blocked Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 34th pick / 1982
PR Clarence Verdin 26 3 7 23 punt returns for a 12.9 average and 1 td Washington Redskins / 3rd / 83rd pick / 1984 Supp
KR Clarence Verdin 26 3 7 19 kick returns for a 19.5 average and 0 td Washington Redskins / 3rd / 83rd pick / 1984 Supp

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
97 O'Brien Alston 24 lb 4 4 246 6-6 Maryland 12/21/1965 1 2 Indianapolis Colts / 10th / 270th pick / 1988
79 Harvey Armstrong 30 NT 16 16 265 6-3 SMU 12/29/1959 7 8 Philadelphia Eagles / 7th / 190th pick / 1982
62 Brian Baldinger 29 g 16 3 278 6-4 Duke 1/7/1960 7 2
31 Michael Ball 25 SS 16 16 216 6-0 Southern 8/5/1964 1 7 Indianapolis Colts / 4th / 104th pick / 1988
51 Chip Banks 30 LOLB 10 10 243 6-4 USC 9/18/1959 7 6 Cleveland Browns / 1st / 3rd pick / 1982
36 John Baylor 24 LCB 16 8 203 6-0 Southern Miss 3/5/1965 Rook 4 Indianapolis Colts / 5th / 129th pick / 1988
81 Pat Beach 30 TE 16 13 247 6-4 Washington St. 12/28/1959 7 1 Baltimore Colts / 6th / 140th pick / 1982
95 Mitchell Benson 22 16 0 302 6-4 TCU 5/30/1967 Rook 1 Indianapolis Colts / 3rd / 72nd pick / 1989
20 Albert Bentley 29 FB 16 8 200 5-11 Miami (FL) 8/15/1960 4 7 Indianapolis Colts / 2nd / 35th pick / 1984 Supp
4 Dean Biasucci 27 K 16 0 190 6-0 West. Carolina 7/25/1962 5 4
50 Duane Bickett 27 ROLB 16 16 251 6-5 USC 12/1/1962 4 10 Indianapolis Colts / 1st / 5th pick / 1985
85 Matt Bouza 30 2 0 211 6-3 California 4/8/1959 8 0
84 Mark Boyer 27 te 16 5 233 6-4 USC 9/16/1962 4 1 Indianapolis Colts / 9th / 229th pick / 1985
88 John Brandes 25 16 0 249 6-2 Cameron 4/2/1964 2 0
80 Bill Brooks 25 WR 16 16 188 6-0 Boston Univ. 4/6/1964 3 8 Indianapolis Colts / 4th / 86th pick / 1986
71 Kevin Call 28 RT 15 15 302 6-7 Colorado St. 11/13/1961 5 6 Indianapolis Colts / 5th / 130th pick / 1984
17 Chris Chandler 24 qb 3 3 224 6-4 Washington 10/12/1965 1 2 Indianapolis Colts / 3rd / 76th pick / 1988
76 Sam Clancy 31 16 0 288 6-7 Pittsburgh 5/29/1958 6 2 Seattle Seahawks / 11th / 284th pick / 1982
38 Eugene Daniel 28 RCB 15 14 178 5-11 LSU 5/4/1961 5 7 Indianapolis Colts / 8th / 205th pick / 1984
48 Donnie Dee 24 1 0 247 6-4 Tulsa 3/17/1965 1 0 Indianapolis Colts / 11th / 297th pick / 1988
29 Eric Dickerson* 29 RB 15 14 220 6-3 SMU 9/2/1960 6 10 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 2nd pick / 1983
69 Randy Dixon 24 LG 16 16 305 6-3 Pittsburgh 3/12/1965 2 7 Indianapolis Colts / 4th / 85th pick / 1987
87 Titus Dixon 23 1 0 152 5-6 Troy 6/15/1966 Rook 0 New York Jets / 6th / 153rd pick / 1989
53 Ray Donaldson* 31 C 16 16 311 6-3 Georgia 5/18/1958 9 9 Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 32nd pick / 1980
67 Stan Eisenhooth 26 16 0 287 6-5 Towson St. 7/8/1963 1 1
37 Chris Goode 26 LCB 15 8 195 6-0 North Alabama,Alabama 9/17/1963 2 4 Indianapolis Colts / 10th / 253rd pick / 1987
78 Jon Hand 26 RDE 16 15 300 6-7 Alabama 11/13/1963 3 9 Indianapolis Colts / 1st / 4th pick / 1986
54 Jeff Herrod 23 LILB 15 14 249 6-0 Mississippi 7/29/1966 1 7 Indianapolis Colts / 9th / 243rd pick / 1988
75 Chris Hinton* 28 LT 14 14 300 6-4 Northwestern 7/31/1961 6 9 Denver Broncos / 1st / 4th pick / 1983
45 Ivy Joe Hunter 23 rb 16 1 237 6-0 Kentucky 11/16/1966 Rook 0 Indianapolis Colts / 7th / 182nd pick / 1989
90 Ezra Johnson 34 de 16 1 250 6-4 Morris Brown 10/2/1955 12 3 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 28th pick / 1977
59 Kurt Larson 23 13 0 236 6-4 Michigan St. 2/25/1966 Rook 1 Indianapolis Colts / 8th / 212th pick / 1989
58 Orlando Lowry 28 9 0 237 6-4 Ohio St. 8/14/1961 4 1
96 Quintus McDonald 23 lb 15 2 259 6-3 Penn St. 12/14/1966 Rook 2 Indianapolis Colts / 6th / 155th pick / 1989
73 Zefross Moss 23 16 0 325 6-6 Alabama St. 8/17/1966 Rook 1
52 Dan Murray 23 2 0 240 6-1 East Stroudsburg 10/20/1966 Rook 0 Buffalo Bills / 6th / 150th pick / 1988
51 Eric Naposki 23 1 0 230 6-2 Connecticut 12/20/1966 1 0
93 Cliff Odom 31 lb 16 3 237 6-2 Texas-Arlington 8/15/1958 9 2 Cleveland Browns / 3rd / 72nd pick / 1980
43 Anthony Parker 23 1 0 181 5-10 Arizona St. 2/11/1966 Rook 0
23 Bruce Plummer 25 db 16 2 197 6-0 Mississippi St. 9/1/1964 2 3 Denver Broncos / 9th / 250th pick / 1987
39 Mike Prior 26 FS 16 16 208 6-0 Illinois St. 11/14/1963 4 10 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 7th / 176th pick / 1985
86 James Pruitt 25 wr 16 3 199 6-3 Cal State-Fullerton 1/29/1964 3 1 Miami Dolphins / 4th / 107th pick / 1986
14 Tom Ramsey 28 qb 7 1 189 6-1 UCLA 7/9/1961 3 1 New England Patriots / 10th / 267th pick / 1983
85 Andre Rison 22 WR 16 13 188 6-1 Michigan St. 3/18/1967 Rook 8 Indianapolis Colts / 1st / 22nd pick / 1989
3 Rohn Stark 30 P 16 0 203 6-3 Florida St. 5/4/1959 7 3 Baltimore Colts / 2nd / 34th pick / 1982
27 Keith Taylor 25 16 0 200 5-11 Illinois 12/21/1964 1 4 New Orleans Saints / 5th / 134th pick / 1988
99 Donnell Thompson 31 LDE 16 16 270 6-4 North Carolina 10/27/1958 8 9 Baltimore Colts / 1st / 18th pick / 1981
10 Jack Trudeau 27 QB 13 12 227 6-3 Illinois 9/9/1962 3 7 Indianapolis Colts / 2nd / 47th pick / 1986
64 Ben Utt 30 RG 16 16 275 6-5 Georgia Tech 6/13/1959 7 7
83 Clarence Verdin 26 KR 16 7 160 5-8 La-Lafayette 6/14/1963 3 5 Washington Redskins / 3rd / 83rd pick / 1984 Supp
46 Charles Washington 23 16 0 212 6-1 Texas,Cameron 10/8/1966 Rook 1 Indianapolis Colts / 7th / 185th pick / 1989
57 Ronnie Washington 26 2 0 245 6-1 La-Monroe 7/29/1963 4 0 Atlanta Falcons / 8th / 215th pick / 1985
85 Clarence Weathers 27 4 0 170 5-9 Delaware St. 1/10/1962 6 1
56 Fredd Young 28 RILB 15 15 233 6-1 New Mexico St. 11/14/1961 5 8 Seattle Seahawks / 3rd / 76th pick / 1984
Team Total 26.4 16 235.0 6-2.2 3.5