|1989 Montana Grizzlies football|
|Conference||Big Sky Conference|
|1989 record||11–3 (7–1 Big Sky)|
|Head coach||Don Read (4th season)|
|Offensive coordinator||Tommy Lee (4th season)|
|Home stadium||Washington–Grizzly Stadium|
|1989 Big Sky football standings|
|#4 Idaho $^||8||–||0||–||0||9||–||3||–||0|
|#6 Montana ^||7||–||1||–||0||11||–||3||–||0|
Rankings from NCAA Division I-AA poll
(released before playoffs)
The 1989 Montana Grizzlies football team represented the University of Montana in the 1989 NCAA Division I-AA football season as a member of the Big Sky Conference. The Grizzlies were led by fourth-year head coach Don Read, played their home games at Washington–Grizzly Stadium and finished the season with a record of eleven wins and three losses (11–3, 7–1 Big Sky).
|September 2||Eastern New Mexico (Div. II)*||W 41–15|
|September 9||at Fresno State (Div. I-A)*||L 37–52|
|September 16||No. 3 Portland State (Div. II)*||W 30–21|
|September 23||at Eastern Washington||W 22–16|
|September 28||at Idaho||L 24–30|
|October 7||Weber State||W 31–6|
|October 14||Nevada||W 40–22|
|October 21||at Northern Arizona||No. 20||W 38–14|
|October 28||No. 6 Boise State||No. 14||W 48–13|
|November 4||at Montana State||No. 9||W 17–2|
|November 11||Idaho State||No. 8||W 35–21|
|November 25||No. 17 Jackson State*||No. 6||W 48–7|
|December 2||No. 15 Eastern Illinois*||No. 6||W 25–19|
|December 9||at No. 1 Georgia Southern*||No. 6||L 15–45|
- Stalwick, Howie (September 29, 1989). "Idaho bags game Grizzlies". Spokane Chronicle. (Washington). p. B1.
- Schulte, Chris (September 29, 1989). "Friesz, defense help UI short-circuit Griz". Idahonian. (Moscow). p. 1B.
- "Montana yearly results". College Football Data Warehouse. Archived from the original on 2013-12-15. Retrieved August 7, 2013.