1941 Ohio State Buckeyes football team

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1941 Ohio State Buckeyes football
Conference Big Ten Conference
Ranking
AP #13
1941 record 6-1-1 (3-1-1 Big Ten)
Head coach Paul Brown
Home stadium Ohio Stadium
Seasons
« 1940 1942 »
1941 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#1 Minnesota 5 0 0     8 0 0
#5 Michigan 3 1 1     6 1 1
#13 Ohio State 3 1 1     6 1 1
#11 Northwestern 4 2 0     5 3 0
Wisconsin 3 3 0     3 5 0
Iowa 2 4 0     3 5 0
Purdue 1 3 0     2 5 1
Indiana 1 3 0     2 6 0
Illinois 0 5 0     2 6 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1941 Ohio State Buckeyes football team represented the Ohio State University in the college football season of 1941-1942. The Buckeyes compiled a 6–1–1 record and outscored opponents 167-110. In Paul Brown's first season the Buckeyes tied Michigan. The season opening game versus Missouri was the debut of the Split-T offense, developed by Tigers' coach Don Faurot.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 27 Missouri* #10 Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH W 12-7   49,671
October 4 at USC* #10 Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, CA W 33-0   60,000
October 18 Purdue #10 Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH W 16-14   66,074
October 25 #13 Northwestern #11 Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH L 7-14   71,896
November 1 at Pittsburgh* Pitt StadiumPittsburgh, PA W 21-14   50,000
November 8 Wisconsin #20 Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH W 46-34   58,519
November 15 Illinoisdagger #20 Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH W 12-7   41,554
November 22 at #5 Michigan #14 Michigan StadiumAnn Arbor, MI T 20-20   85,757
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll.

Coaching staff[edit]

1942 NFL draftees[edit]

Player Round Pick Position NFL Club
Jim Daniell 12 110 Tackle Chicago Bears
Tom Kinkade 16 149 Back Green Bay Packers
Dick Fisher 17 155 Back Detroit Lions
Jack Graf 18 162 Back Cleveland Rams

References[edit]

Win/Loss statistics
Draft data