1928 Ohio State Buckeyes football team

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1928 Ohio State Buckeyes football
Conference Big Ten Conference
1928 record 5–2–1 (3–2 Big Ten)
Head coach John Wilce
Home stadium Ohio Stadium
(Capacity: 66,210)
Seasons
« 1927 1929 »
1928 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Illinois 4 1 0     7 1 0
Wisconsin 3 1 1     7 1 1
Minnesota 4 2 0     6 2 0
Iowa 3 2 0     6 2 0
Ohio State 3 2 0     5 2 1
Purdue 2 2 1     5 2 1
Northwestern 2 3 0     5 3 0
Michigan 2 3 0     3 4 1
Indiana 2 4 0     4 4 0
Chicago 0 5 0     2 7 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from Dickinson System

The 1928 Ohio State Buckeyes football team represented the Ohio State University in the college football season of 1928-1929. The Buckeyes compiled a 5–2–1 record and got their first win over Michigan in six seasons. They Buckeyes outscored their opponents 135–35. It was John Wilce's last season as head coach. He finished his tenure at Ohio State with a 78–33–9 record and 4–7 against Michigan with three Big Ten Conference titles.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
October 6 Wittenberg* Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH W 41–0   30,286
October 13 at Northwestern Dyche StadiumEvanston, IL W 10–0   35,000
October 20 Michigan Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH (The Game) W 19–7   72,439
October 27 at Indiana Memorial StadiumBloomington, IN W 13–0   16,000
November 3 Princeton* Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH T 6-6   72,496
November 10 Iowa Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH L 7–14   47,000
November 17 Muskingum* Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH W 39–0   10,035
November 24 at Illinois Memorial StadiumChampaign, IL (Illibuck Trophy) L 0–8   35,712
*Non-conference game.

Coaching staff[edit]

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Win/Loss statistics