1916 Ohio State Buckeyes football team

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1916 Ohio State Buckeyes football
Western Conference Champions
Conference Big Ten Conference
1916 record 7-0 (4-0 Western Conference)
Head coach John Wilce
Offensive scheme Heavy Run
Base defense Multi
Home stadium Ohio Field
Seasons
« 1915 1917 »
1916 Big 9 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Ohio State 4 0 0     7 0 0
Northwestern 4 1 0     6 1 0
Minnesota 3 1 0     6 1 0
Chicago 3 3 0     3 4 0
Illinois 2 2 1     3 3 1
Wisconsin 1 2 1     4 2 1
Iowa 1 2 0     4 3 0
Indiana 0 3 1     2 4 1
Purdue 0 4 1     2 4 1
† – Conference champion

The 1916 Ohio State Buckeyes football, led by three time all-American Chic Harley, was the first in school history to win the Western Conference championship. The Buckeyes defeated Oberlin College 128-0, the most points scored by an Ohio State football team ever.[1] Ohio State outscored opponents 258-29.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
October 7 Ohio Wesleyan* Ohio FieldColumbus, Ohio W 12-0  
October 14 Oberlin* Ohio FieldColumbus, Ohio W 128-0  
October 21 at Illinois Illinois Field (old)Champaign, Illinois W 7-6  
November 4 Wisconsin Ohio FieldColumbus, Ohio W 14-13  
November 11 Indiana Ohio FieldColumbus, Ohio W 46-7  
November 18 at Case* Cleveland, Ohio W 28-0  
November 25 Northwestern Ohio FieldColumbus, Ohio W 23-3  
*Non-conference game.

Coaching staff[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Park, Jack (2003). The Official Ohio State Football Encyclopedia, Sports Publishing LLC, p.694.
Win/Loss statistics