1992 Ohio State Buckeyes football team

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1992 Ohio State Buckeyes football
Ohio State Buckeyes logo.svg
Conference Big Ten Conference
Ranking
Coaches #19
AP #18
1992 record 8–3–1 (5–2–1 Big Ten)
Head coach John Cooper
Offensive coordinator Joe Hollis
Defensive coordinator Bill Young
Home stadium Ohio Stadium
(Capacity: 91,470)
Seasons
« 1991 1993 »
1992 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#5/5 Michigan 6 0 2     9 0 3
#18/18 Ohio State 5 2 1     8 3 1
Michigan State 5 3 0     5 6 0
Illinois 4 3 1     6 5 1
Iowa 4 4 0     5 7 0
Indiana 3 5 0     5 6 0
Wisconsin 3 5 0     5 6 0
Purdue 3 5 0     4 7 0
Northwestern 3 5 0     3 8 0
Minnesota 2 6 0     2 9 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 1992 Ohio State Buckeyes football team represented the Ohio State University in the college football season of 1992–1993. The Buckeyes compiled an 8–3–1 record, including the 1993 Florida Citrus Bowl in Orlando, Florida, where they lost 21–14 to the Georgia Bulldogs.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 5 12:30 PM Louisville* #17 Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH ESPN W 20–19   89,653[1]
September 12 3:30 PM Bowling Green* #22 Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH ABC W 17–6   94,808[1]
September 19 6:30 PM at #8 Syracuse* #21 Carrier DomeSyracuse, NY ESPN W 35–12   49,629[1]
October 3 12:30 PM at Wisconsin #12 Camp Randall StadiumMadison, WI ESPN L 16–20   72,203[1]
October 10 12:30 PM Illinois #21 Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH ESPN L 16–18   93,982[1]
October 17 1:30 PM Northwestern Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH W 31–7   90,363[1]
October 24 3:30 PM at Michigan State Spartan StadiumEast Lansing, MI ABC W 27–17   70,037[1]
October 31 3:30 PM at Iowa Kinnick StadiumIowa City, IA ABC W 38–15   70,397[1]
November 7 1:30 PM Minnesota #22 Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH W 17–0   91,764[1]
November 14 3:30 PM at Indiana #19 Memorial StadiumBloomington, IN ABC W 27–10   45,534[1]
November 21 12:00 PM #6 Michigan #17 Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH (The Game) ABC T 13–13   95,330[1]
January 1 1:00 PM vs. #8 Georgia* #15 Citrus BowlOrlando, FL (Florida Citrus Bowl) ABC L 14–21   65,861[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 - 5th year
  • Bill Conley - Offense (5th year)
  • Larry Coyer - Defensive Backs (4th year)
  • Frank Falks - Running Backs (1st year)
  • Joe Hollis - Offensive Coordinator (2nd year)
  • Ron Hudson - Quarterbacks (5th year)
  • Lee Owens - (1st year)
  • Fred Pagac - Defensive Linebackers (11th year)
  • Mike Stock - Offensive Wide Receivers (1st year)
  • Bill Young - Defensive Coordinator (5th year)

1993 NFL draftees[edit]

Player Round Pick Position NFL Club
Robert Smith 1 21 Running Back Minnesota Vikings
Roger Harper 2 38 Defensive Back Atlanta Falcons
Steve Tovar 3 59 Linebacker Cincinnati Bengals
Brian Stablein 8 210 Wide Receiver Denver Broncos

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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=1992
  3. ^ http://www.pro-football-reference.com/draft/1993.htm
Win/Loss statistics
Draft data