1936 Ohio State Buckeyes football team

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1936 Ohio State Buckeyes football
Conference Big Ten Conference
1936 record 5-3 (4-1 Big Ten)
Head coach Francis Schmidt
Home stadium Ohio Stadium
Seasons
« 1935 1937 »
1936 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#7 Northwestern 6 0 0     7 1 0
#1 Minnesota 4 1 0     7 1 0
Ohio State 4 1 0     5 3 0
Indiana 3 1 1     5 2 1
Purdue 3 1 1     5 2 1
Illinois 2 2 1     4 3 1
Chicago 1 4 0     2 5 1
Iowa 0 4 1     3 4 1
Wisconsin 0 4 0     2 6 0
Michigan 0 5 0     1 7 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1936 Ohio State Buckeyes football team represented the Ohio State University in the college football season of 1936-1937. The Buckeyes compiled a 5–3 record, outscoring opponents 160-27. Schmidt tallied his third win versus Michigan with a 21-0 score.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
October 3 New York University* Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH W 60-0   72,948
October 10 Pittsburgh* Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH L 0-6   71,714
October 17 at Northwestern Dyche StadiumEvanston, IL L 13-14   35,000
October 24 Indiana Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH W 7-0   44,410
October 31 at Notre Dame* Notre Dame StadiumNotre Dame, IN L 2-7   55,000
November 7 Chicago Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH W 44-0   37,226
November 14 at Illinois Memorial StadiumChampaign, IL W 13-0   19,465
November 21 Michigan #18 Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH W 21-0   56,277
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll.

Coaching staff[edit]

1937 NFL draftees[edit]

Player Round Pick Position NFL Club
Charley Hamrick 2 17 Tackle Detroit Lions
Inwood Smith 5 50 Guard Cleveland Rams
Merle Wendt 6 59 End Green Bay Packers

References[edit]

Win/Loss statistics
Draft data