OHIO STATE FOOTBALL HISTORY DATABASE
 
NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS (5)
All Time Football Record: 787-301-53 (.713)
CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS (33)
1906 Ohio Athletic Conference Champions
1912 Ohio Athletic Conference Champions
1916 Big Ten Conference Champions
1917 Big Ten Conference Champions
1920 Big Ten Conference Champions
1935 Big Ten Conference Co-Champions
1939 Big Ten Conference Champions
1942 Big Ten Conference Champions
1944 Big Ten Conference Champions
1949 Big Ten Conference Co-Champions
1954 Big Ten Conference Champions
1955 Big Ten Conference Champions
1957 Big Ten Conference Champions
1961 Big Ten Conference Champions
1968 Big Ten Conference Champions
1969 Big Ten Conference Co-Champions
1970 Big Ten Conference Champions
1972 Big Ten Conference Co-Champions
1973 Big Ten Conference Co-Champions
1974 Big Ten Conference Co-Champions
1975 Big Ten Conference Champions
1976 Big Ten Conference Co-Champions
1977 Big Ten Conference Co-Champions
1979 Big Ten Conference Champions
1981 Big Ten Conference Co-Champions
1984 Big Ten Conference Champions
1986 Big Ten Conference Co-Champions
1993 Big Ten Conference Co-Champions
1996 Big Ten Conference Co-Champions
1998 Big Ten Conference Co-Champions
2002 Big Ten Conference Co-Champions
2005 Big Ten Conference Co-Champions
2006 Big Ten Conference Champions

CONFERENCE AFFILIATIONS
1890-1901: Independent
1902-1921: Ohio Athletic Conference
1913-Current: Big Ten Conference

OTHER NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP SELECTIONS


1933 - Record: 7-1
Dunkel System

1944 - Record: 9-0
National Championship Foundation

1961 - Record: 8-0-1
Football Writers Association
Poling System

1969 - Record: 8-1
Matthews Grid Ratings

1973 - Record: 10-0-1
Foundation for the Analysis of Competitions and Tournaments
National Championship Foundation
Poling System
Sagarin Ratings

1974 - Record: 10-2
Matthews Grid Ratings

1975 - Record: 11-1
Berryman
Foundation for the Analysis of Competitions and Tournaments
Helms Athletic Foundation
Matthews Grid Ratings
Poling System

BOWL GAMES (18-20)
SEASON BOWL OPPONENT RESULT SCORE
2006 BCS Championship Florida L 14-41
2005 Fiesta Notre Dame W 34-20
2004 Alamo Oklahoma State W 33-7
2003 Fiesta Kansas State W 35-28
2002 Fiesta Miami FL W 31-24
2001 Outback South Carolina L 28-31
2000 Outback South Carolina L 7-24
1998 Sugar Texas A&M W 24-14
1997 Sugar Florida State L 14-31
1996 Rose Arizona State W 20-17
1995 Citrus Tennessee L 14-20
1994 Citrus Alabama L 17-24
1993 Holiday Brigham Young W 28-21
1992 Citrus Georgia L 14-21
1991 Hall Of Fame Syracuse L 17-24
1990 Liberty Air Force L 11-23
1989 Hall Of Fame Auburn L 14-31
1986 Cotton Texas A&M W 28-12
1985 Citrus Brigham Young W 10-7
1984 Rose Southern Cal L 17-20
1983 Fiesta Pittsburgh W 28-23
1982 Holiday Brigham Young W 47-17
1981 Liberty Navy W 31-28
1980 Fiesta Penn State L 19-31
1979 Rose Southern Cal L 16-17
1978 Gator Clemson L 15-17
1977 Sugar Alabama L 6-35
1976 Orange Colorado W 27-10
1975 Rose UCLA L 10-23
1974 Rose Southern Cal L 17-18
1973 Rose Southern Cal W 42-21
1972 Rose Southern Cal L 17-42
1970 Rose Stanford L 17-27
1968 Rose Southern Cal W 27-16
1957 Rose Oregon W 10-7
1954 Rose Southern Cal W 20-7
1949 Rose California W 17-14
1920 Rose California L 0-28
COACHES
COACH
YEARS
#YEARS
GAMES
WON
LOST
TIED
PCT.
Alexander S. Lilley
1890-1891
2
8
3
5
0
.375
Jack Ryder
1892-1895, 1898
5
45
22
21
2
.511
Charles A. Hickey
1896
1
11
5
5
1
.500
David F. Edwards
1897
1
9
1
7
1
.167
Dr. John B.C. Eckstorm
899-1901
3
29
22
4
3
.810
Perry Hale
1902-1903
2
21
14
5
2
.714
Edwin R. Sweetland
1904-1905
2
23
14
7
2
.652
Albert E. Herrnstein
1906-1909
4
39
28
10
1
.731
Howard H. Jones
1910
1
10
6
1
3
.750
Harry Vaughn
1911
1
10
5
3
2
.600
John R. Richards
1912
1
9
6
3
0
.667
John W. Wilce
1913-1928
16
120
78
33
9
.688
Sam S. Willaman
1929-1933
5
41
26
10
5
.695
Francis A. Schmidt
1934-1940
7
56
39
16
1
.705
Paul E. Brown
1941-1943
3
27
18
8
1
.685
Carroll C. Widdoes
1944-1945
2
18
16
2
0
.889
Paul O. Bixler
1946
1
9
4
3
2
.556
Wesley E. Fesler
1947-1950
4
37
21
13
3
.608
Wayne "Woody" Hayes
1951-1978
28
276
205
61
10
.761
Earle Bruce
1979-1987
9
108
81
26
1
.755
John Cooper
1988-2000
13
158
111
43
4
.715
Jim Tressel
2001-Current
6
76
62
14
0
.816
Total (22 coaches)
118
1141
787
301
53
.713
INDIVIDUAL RECORDS (through 2006 season)
STATISTIC CAREER SEASON GAME
PASSING Art Schlichter
7,547 (1978-81)
Joe Germaine
3,330 (1998)
Art Schlichter
458 (Florida State 1981)
RUSHING Archie Griffin
5,589 (1972-75)
Eddie George
1,927 (1995)
Eddie George
314 (Illinois 1995)
RECEIVING YARDS Michael Jenkins
2,898 (2000-03)
David Boston
1,435 (1998)
Terry Glenn
253 (Pittsburgh 1995)
RECEPTIONS David Boston
191 (1996-98)
David Boston
85 (1998)
David Boston
14 (Penn State 1997)
SCORING Mike Nugent
356 (2001-04)
Pete Johnson
158 (1975)
Pete Johnson
30 (North Carolina 1975)
Keith Byars
30 (Illinois 1984)
INTERCEPTIONS Mike Sensibaugh
22 (1968-70)
Mike Sensibaugh - 9 (1969)
Craig Cassady - 9 (1975)
TACKLES Marcus Marek
572 (1979-82)
Tom Cousineau
211 (1978)
 
SACKS Mike Vrabel
36 (1993-96)
Mike Vrabel
13 (1995)