1950 Ohio State Buckeyes football team

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1950 Ohio State Buckeyes football
Conference Big Ten Conference
Ranking
Coaches #10
AP #14
1950 record 6-3 (5-2 Big Ten)
Head coach Wes Fesler
Home stadium Ohio Stadium
Seasons
« 1949 1951 »
1950 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#9/6 Michigan 4 1 1     6 3 1
#14/10 Ohio State 5 2 0     6 3 0
#NR/20 Wisconsin 5 2 0     6 3 0
#13/11 Illinois 4 2 0     7 2 0
Northwestern 3 3 0     6 3 0
Iowa 2 4 0     3 5 1
Minnesota 1 4 1     1 7 1
Indiana 1 4 0     3 5 1
Purdue 1 4 0     2 7 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 1950 Ohio State Buckeyes football team represented the Ohio State University in the college football season of 1950-1951. The Buckeyes compiled a 6–3 record. The end of season matchup against Michigan was the infamous game later known as the Snow Bowl as the total of punts for both teams was 45. Still outscored opponents 286-111 but Fesler's record against Michigan fell to 0-3-1 and 21-13-3 overall as it was his last season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 30 #10 SMU* #11 Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH L 27-32   80,672
October 7 Pittsburgh* Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH W 41-7   73,137
October 14 at Indiana #12 Memorial StadiumBloomington, IN W 26-14   29,000
October 21 at Minnesota #9 Memorial StadiumMinneapolis, MN W 48-0   52,115
October 28 Iowa #6 Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH W 83-21   82,174
November 4 at Northwestern #4 Dyche StadiumEvanston, IL W 32-0   50,000
November 11 #15 Wisconsin #2 Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH W 19-14   81,535
November 18 at #8 Illinois #1 Memorial StadiumChampaign, IL L 7-14   71,119
November 25 Michigan #8 Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH (Snow Bowl) L 3-9   79,868
*Non-conference game.

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Coaching staff[edit]

Awards and honors[edit]

  • Vic Janowicz, Heisman Trophy[2]

1951 NFL draftees[edit]

Player Round Pick Position NFL Club
Bob Momsen 7 80 Middle Guard Detroit Lions
Bill Miller 26 305 Tackle Green Bay Packers

References[edit]

Win/Loss statistics
Draft data