1949 Ohio State Buckeyes football team

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1949 Ohio State Buckeyes football
Big Ten Co-Champions
Rose Bowl Champions
Rose Bowl, W 17-14 vs. California
Conference Big Ten Conference
Ranking
AP #6
1949 record 7-1-2 (4-1-1 Big Ten)
Head coach Wes Fesler
Home stadium Ohio Stadium
Seasons
« 1948 1950 »
1949 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#6 Ohio State § 4 1 1     7 1 2
#7 Michigan § 4 1 1     6 2 1
#8 Minnesota 4 2 0     7 2 0
Wisconsin 3 2 1     5 3 1
Illinois 3 3 1     3 4 2
Iowa 3 3 0     4 5 0
Northwestern 3 4 0     4 5 0
Purdue 2 4 0     4 5 0
Indiana 0 6 0     1 8 0
§ – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1949 Ohio State Buckeyes football team represented the Ohio State University in the 1949 college football season. The Buckeyes compiled a 7–1–2 record, including the 1950 Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California, where they won 17–14 against the California Golden Bears. Outscored opponents 207-136. Fesler at 0-2-1 vs Michigan.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 24 #20 Missouri* #11 Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH W 35-34   66,510
October 1 Indiana #11 Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH W 46-7   70,568
October 8 at #8 USC* #11 Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, CA T 13-13   62,877
October 15 Minnesota #11 Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH L 0-27   82,111
October 22 at Wisconsin Camp Randall StadiumMadison, WI W 21-0   45,000
October 29 Northwestern #18 Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH W 24-7   81,872
November 5 at Pittsburgh* #11 Pitt StadiumPittsburgh, PA W 14-10   54,789
November 12 Illinois #11 Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH W 30-17   81,805
November 19 at #5 Michigan #7 Michigan StadiumAnn Arbor, MI T 7-7   97,239
January 2 vs. #2 California* #5 Rose BowlPasadena, CA (Rose Bowl) W 17-14   100,963
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll.

Coaching staff[edit]

1950 NFL draftees[edit]

Player Round Pick Position NFL Club
Fred Morrison 1 10 Fullback Chicago Bears
Jack Jennings 2 21 Tackle Chicago Cardinals
Dick O'Hanlon 8 105 Tackle Philadelphia Eagles
Jack Wilson 11 135 Tackle Detroit Lions
Bill Trautwein 14 181 Tackle Los Angeles Rams
Jim Hague 22 287 End Philadelphia Eagles
George Mattey 23 290 Guard Green Bay Packers

References[edit]

Win/Loss statistics
Draft data