1991 Ohio State Buckeyes football team

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1991 Ohio State Buckeyes football
Ohio State Buckeyes logo.svg
Conference Big Ten Conference
1991 record 8–4 (5–3 Big Ten)
Head coach John Cooper
Offensive coordinator Elliot Uzelac
Defensive coordinator Bill Young
Home stadium Ohio Stadium
(Capacity: 91,470)
Seasons
« 1990 1992 »
1991 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#6/6 Michigan 8 0 0     10 2 0
#10/10 Iowa 7 1 0     10 1 1
Ohio State 5 3 0     8 4 0
Indiana 5 3 0     7 4 1
Illinois 4 4 0     6 6 0
Purdue 3 5 0     4 7 0
Michigan State 3 5 0     3 8 0
Wisconsin 2 6 0     5 6 0
Northwestern 2 6 0     3 8 0
Minnesota 1 7 0     2 9 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 1991 Ohio State Buckeyes football team represented the Ohio State University in the college football season of 1991–1992. The Buckeyes compiled an 8–4 record, including the 1992 Hall of Fame Bowl in Tampa, Florida, where they lost 24–17 to the Syracuse Orangemen.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 7 3:30 PM Arizona* #22 Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH ABC W 38–14   92,743[1]
September 14 12:30 PM Louisville* #19 Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH ESPN W 23–15   91,734[1]
September 21 1:30 PM Washington State* #16 Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH W 33–19   92,687[1]
October 5 12:30 PM Wisconsin #14 Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH W 31–16   94,221[1]
October 12 3:30 PM at #20 Illinois #11 Memorial StadiumChampaign, IL (Illibuck) ABC L 7–10   70,125[1]
October 19 1:05 PM at Northwestern #18 Cleveland StadiumCleveland, OH W 34–3   73,830[1]
October 26 3:30 PM Michigan State #14 Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH ABC W 27–17   94,341[1]
November 2 3:30 PM #11 Iowa #13 Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH ABC L 9–16   95,357[1]
November 9 12:30 PM at Minnesota #19 Hubert H. Humphrey MetrodomeMinneapolis, MN ESPN W 35–6   30,145[1]
November 16 12:30 PM Indiana #19 Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH ESPN W 20–16   93,417[1]
November 23 12:00 PM at #4 Michigan #18 Michigan StadiumAnn Arbor, MI (The Game) ABC L 3–31   106,156[1]
January 1 1:00 PM vs. #16 Syracuse* #25 Tampa StadiumTampa, FL (Hall of Fame Bowl) NBC L 17–24   57,789[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 (4th year)
  • Bobby April - Defensive Backs (1st year)
  • Larry Coyer - Defensive Backs (3rd year)
  • Joe Hollis - Offensive Line (1st year)
  • Ron Hudson - Quarterbacks (4th year)
  • Gene Huey - Offensive Wide Receivers (4th year)
  • Bob Palcic - Offensive Line (6th year)
  • Fred Pagac - Defensive Linebackers (10th year)
  • Elliot Uzelac - Offensive Coordinator (1st year)
  • Bill Young - Defensive Coordinator (4th year)

1992 NFL draftees[edit]

Player Round Pick Position NFL Club
Alonzo Spellman 1 22 Defensive End Chicago Bears
Scottie Graham 7 188 Running Back Pittsburgh Steelers
Kent Graham 8 211 Quarterback New York Giants

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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=1991
  3. ^ http://www.pro-football-reference.com/draft/1992.htm
Win/Loss statistics
Draft data