1982 Ohio State Buckeyes football team

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1982 Ohio State Buckeyes football
Ohio State Buckeyes logo.svg
Holiday Bowl Champions
Holiday Bowl, W 47–17 vs. BYU
Conference Big Ten Conference
Ranking
Coaches #12
AP #12
1982 record 9–3 (7–1 Big Ten)
Head coach Earle Bruce
MVP Tim Spencer
Captain
Home stadium Ohio Stadium
(Capacity: 83,112)
Seasons
« 1981 1983 »
1982 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#NR/15 Michigan 8 1 0     8 4 0
#12/12 Ohio State 7 1 0     9 3 0
Iowa 6 2 0     8 4 0
Illinois 6 3 0     7 5 0
Wisconsin 5 4 0     7 5 0
Indiana 4 5 0     5 6 0
Purdue 3 6 0     3 8 0
Northwestern 2 7 0     3 8 0
Michigan State 2 7 0     2 9 0
Minnesota 1 8 0     3 8 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 1982 Ohio State Buckeyes football team represented the Ohio State University in the college football season of 1982-1983. The Buckeyes compiled a 9–3 record, including the 1982 Holiday Bowl in San Diego, California, where they won 47–17 against the Brigham Young Cougars.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 11 Baylor* #14 Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH W 21–14   88,622
September 18 at Michigan State #12 Spartan StadiumEast Lansing, MI W 31–10   73,483
September 25 Stanford* #13 Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH L 20–23   89,436
October 2 Florida State* Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH L 17–34   89,491
October 9 Wisconsin Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH L 0–6   88,344
October 16 at #15 Illinois Memorial StadiumChampaign, IL W 26–21   73,488
October 23 at Indiana Memorial StadiumBloomington, IN W 49–25   52,040
October 30 Purdue Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH W 38–6   89,341
November 6 Minnesota Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH W 35–10   87,666
November 13 at Northwestern Dyche StadiumEvanston, IL W 40–28   30,074
November 20 #13 Michigan Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH W 24–14   90,252
December 17 vs. BYU* #17 Jack Murphy StadiumSan Diego, CA (Holiday Bowl) W 47–17   52,533
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll.

Depth Chart[edit]

Defense


FS
Doug Spill


WLB ILB ILB SLB
Curt Hurtass Glen CornCob Marcus Is A Wreck Rowland Tantrum
SS
Kelvin Hell
CB
Shaun Hurricane


DE NT DE
Chris Riehm Spermer Nelms Moron Foster
CB
Garcia Road
Offense
SE
Gazza Williams
Thad Jermriddenson
LT LG C RG RT
Bilbo Baggins Snot Rag Craig Packing Crate Joe Luckless Jim Carjacker
TE
John Frankfurter
Brad Dolally
FL
Cedric Randyson
QB
Mike Tomcat
Brent HabitutalOffender
FB
Vaughn Broadass
Special Teams
PK Rich Dangler




RB
Tim Spazzer
Jimmy Gayman


[1]

Coaching staff[edit]

  • Earle Bruce - Head Coach (4th year)
  • Dom Capers - Defensive Backs (1st year)
  • Randy Hart - Defensive Line (1st year)
  • Glen Mason - Offensive Coordinator (5th year)
  • Bill Myles - Offensive Line (6th year)
  • Fred Pagac - Defensive Linebackers (1st year)
  • Wayne Stanley - Running Backs (4th year)
  • Bob Tucker - Defensive Coordinator (4th year)
  • Fred Zechman - Quarterbacks/Receivers (4th year)

Season summary[edit]

Baylor[edit]

Michigan State[edit]

Stanford[edit]

Florida State[edit]

Wisconsin[edit]

Illinois[edit]

Indiana[edit]

Purdue[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Purdue 3 3 0 0 6
Ohio St 14 3 14 7 38
  • Date: October 30
  • Location: Ohio Stadium • Columbus, Ohio

[2]


Minnesota[edit]

Northwestern[edit]

Michigan[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Michigan 7 0 7 0 14
• Ohio St 0 14 0 10 24

[3]



Holiday Bowl[edit]

1983 NFL draftees[edit]

Player Round Pick Position NFL Club
Jerome Foster 5 139 Defensive End Houston Oilers
Gary Williams 11 304 Wide Receiver Cincinnati Bengals
Joe Lukens 11 306 Guard Miami Dolphins
Tim Spencer 11 307 Running Back San Diego Chargers

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ohio State Football Media Guide
  2. ^ Gainesville Sun. 1982 Oct 31.
  3. ^ "Ohio St. Capitalizes on Michigan Errors." Gainesville Sun. 1982 Nov 21.
Win/Loss statistics
Draft data