1969 Ohio State Buckeyes football team

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1969 Ohio State Buckeyes football
Big Ten Co-Champions
Conference Big Ten Conference
Ranking
Coaches #5
AP #4
1969 record 8-1 (6-1 Big Ten)
Head coach Woody Hayes
Captain Alan Jack
Captain Dave Whitfield
Home stadium Ohio Stadium
(Capacity: 81,455)
Seasons
« 1968 1970 »
1969 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#4/5 Ohio State § 6 1 0     8 1 0
#9/8 Michigan § 6 1 0     8 3 0
#18/18 Purdue 5 2 0     8 2 0
Minnesota 4 3 0     4 5 1
Iowa 3 4 0     5 5 0
Indiana 3 4 0     4 6 0
Northwestern 3 4 0     3 7 0
Wisconsin 3 4 0     3 7 0
Michigan State 2 5 0     4 6 0
Illinois 0 7 0     0 10 0
§ – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 1969 Ohio State Buckeyes football team represented the Ohio State University in the college football season of 1969-1970. The Buckeyes compiled an 8–1 record.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 27 TCU* #1 Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH W 62-0   86,412
October 4 at Washington* #1 Husky StadiumSeattle, WA W 41-14   57,150
October 11 #19 Michigan State #1 Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH W 54-21   86,641
October 18 at Minnesota #1 Memorial StadiumMinneapolis, MN W 34-7   53,016
October 25 Illinois #1 Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH W 41-0   86,576
November 1 at Northwestern #1 Dyche StadiumEvanston, IL W 35-6   41,279
November 8 Wisconsin #1 Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH W 62-7   86,519
November 15 #10 Purdue #1 Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH W 42-14   85,027
November 22 at #12 Michigan #1 Michigan StadiumAnn Arbor, MI L 12-24   103,588
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll.

Depth Chart[edit]

Defense


FS
Mike Sensibaugh


WLB SLB
Doug Adams Phil Strickland
Stan White
SS
Jack Tatum
CB
Tim Anderson


DE DT NT DT DE
Mark Debevc Bill URbanik Jim Stillwagon Paul Schmidlin Dick Whitfield
CB
Ted Provost
Offense
SE
Bruce Jankowski
LT LG C RG RT
Dave Cheney Thomas Backhus Brian Donovan Alan Jack Charles Hutchison
Tom DeLeone
TE
Jan White
WB
Larry Zelina
QB
Rex Kern
Ron Maciejowski
FB
Jim Otis
John Brockington
Special Teams





RB
Leo Hayden
Ray Gillian


[1]

Coaching staff[edit]

  • Woody Hayes - Head Coach (19th year)
  • Earle Bruce - Offense (4th year)
  • George Chaump - Offense (2nd year)
  • Hugh Hindman - (7th year)
  • Rudy Hubbard - Running Backs (2nd year)
  • David McClain - (1st year)
  • Lou McCullough - Defensive Coordinator (2nd year)
  • John Mummey - Quarterbacks (1st year)
  • Dick Walker - Defensive Backs (1st year)

Game summaries[edit]

TCU[edit]

  • Attendance: 86,412 (school record)
  • Weather: Rain
  • Ohio State's biggest win since 1957 versus Indiana and most points scored in a game since 1950 versus Iowa.

[2]


Washington[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
• Ohio St 14 7 14 6 41
Washington 0 7 0 7 14

[3]


1970 NFL draftees[edit]

Player Round Pick Position NFL Club
Chuck Hutchison 2 38 Guard St. Louis Cardinals
Ted Provost 7 162 Defensive Back Los Angeles Rams
Jim Otis 9 218 Running Back New Orleans Saints
Nick Roman 10 241 Defensive End Cincinnati Bengals

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2010 Ohio State football record book
  2. ^ "Buckeyes rout TCU, 62-0." Eugene-Register Guard. 1969 Sept 28.
  3. ^ "Buckeyes humiliate Huskies." Eugene-Register Guard. 1969 Oct 5.
Win/Loss statistics
Draft data