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
Seasons
« 1927 1929 »
1928 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#7 Illinois 4 1 0     7 1 0
#4 Wisconsin 3 1 1     7 1 1
Minnesota 4 2 0     6 2 0
#6 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, Ohio W 41-0   30,286
October 13 at Northwestern Dyche StadiumEvanston, Illinois W 10-0   35,000
October 20 Michigan Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio W 19-7   72,439
October 27 at Indiana Memorial Stadium (old)Bloomington, Indiana W 13-0   16,000
November 3 Princeton* Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio T 6-6   72,496
November 10 Iowa Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio L 7-14   47,000
November 17 Muskingum* Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio W 39-0   10,035
November 24 at Illinois Memorial StadiumChampaign, Illinois L 0-8   35,712
*Non-conference game.

Coaching staff[edit]

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Win/Loss statistics