1990 Ohio State Buckeyes football team

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1990 Ohio State Buckeyes football
Ohio State Buckeyes logo.svg
Liberty Bowl, L 11–23 vs. Air Force
Conference Big Ten Conference
1990 record 7–4–1 (5–2–1 Big Ten)
Head coach John Cooper
Defensive coordinator Bill Young
Home stadium Ohio Stadium
(Capacity: 86,071)
Seasons
« 1989 1991 »
1990 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#7/8 Michigan § 6 2 0     9 3 0
#16/14 Michigan State § 6 2 0     8 3 1
#25/24 Illinois § 6 2 0     8 4 0
#18/16 Iowa § 6 2 0     8 4 0
Ohio State 5 2 1     7 4 1
Minnesota 5 3 0     6 5 0
Indiana 3 4 1     6 5 1
Northwestern 1 7 0     2 9 0
Purdue 1 7 0     2 9 0
Wisconsin 0 8 0     1 10 0
§ – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 1990 Ohio State Buckeyes football team represented the Ohio State University in the college football season of 1990–1991. The Buckeyes compiled a 7–4–1 record, including the 1990 Liberty Bowl in Memphis, Tennessee, where they lost 23–11 to the Air Force Falcons.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 8 3:30 PM Texas Tech* #18 Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH ABC W 17–10   88,707[1]
September 15 12:00 PM at Boston College* #17 Alumni StadiumChestnut Hill, MA JPS W 31–10   32,432[1]
September 29 3:30 PM #18 USC* #15 Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH ABC L 26–35   89,422[1]
October 6 3:30 PM #13 Illinois #20 Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH (Illibuck Trophy) ABC L 20–31   89,404[1]
October 13 12:30 PM at #22 Indiana Memorial StadiumBloomington, IN ESPN T 27–27   52,080[1]
October 20 2:00 PM at Purdue Ross–Ade StadiumWest Lafayette, IN W 42–2   57,031[1]
October 27 1:30 PM Minnesota Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH W 52–23   89,688[1]
November 3 1:30 PM Northwestern Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH W 48–7   89,177[1]
November 10 12:00 PM at #6 Iowa Kinnick StadiumIowa City, IA ABC W 27–26   70,033[1]
November 17 2:00 PM at Wisconsin #21 Camp Randall StadiumMadison, WI W 35–10   41,403[1]
November 24 12:00 PM #15 Michigan #19 Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH (The Game) ABC L 13–16   90,054[1]
December 27 7:00 PM vs. Air Force* #24 Liberty BowlMemphis, TN (Liberty Bowl) ESPN L 11–23   39,262[1]
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

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Coaching staff[edit]

  • John Cooper - Head Coach - 3rd year
  • Gary Blackney - Defensive Coordinator (7th year)
  • Jim Colletto - Offensive Coordinator (3rd year)
  • Ron Hudson - Quarterbacks (3rd year)
  • Gene Huey - Offensive Wide Receivers (3rd year)
  • Bob Palcic - Offensive Line (5th year)
  • Fred Pagac - Defensive Linebackers (9th year)
  • Bobby Turner - Running Backs (2nd year)
  • Bill Young - Defensive Coordinator (3rd year)
  • Ron Zook - Defensive Backs (3rd year)

Game summaries[edit]

Texas Tech[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Texas Tech 0 3 7 0 10
• Ohio St 0 0 10 7 17

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1991 NFL draftees[edit]

Player Round Pick Position NFL Club
Vinnie Clark 1 19 Defensive Back Green Bay Packers
Jeff Graham 2 46 Wide Receiver Pittsburgh Steelers
Bobby Olive 11 300 Wide Receiver Kansas City Chiefs

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Awards and honors[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l Park, Jack (2003). The Official Ohio State Football Encyclopedia. Champaign, IL: Sports Publishing LLC. ISBN 1-58261-695-7. 
  2. ^ http://cfreference.net/cfr/school.s?id=227&season=1990
  3. ^ Gainesville Sun. 1990 Sept 9.
  4. ^ http://www.pro-football-reference.com/draft/1991.htm
Win/Loss statistics
Draft data