1995 Ohio State Buckeyes football team

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1995 Ohio State Buckeyes football
Ohio State Buckeyes logo.svg
Conference Big Ten Conference
Ranking
Coaches #8
AP #6
1995 record 11–2 (7–1 Big Ten)
Head coach John Cooper
Offensive coordinator Joe Hollis
Defensive coordinator Bill Young
Home stadium Ohio Stadium
(Capacity: 89,841)
Seasons
« 1994 1996 »
1995 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#8/7 Northwestern 8 0 0     10 2 0
#6/8 Ohio State 7 1 0     11 2 0
#13/12 Penn State 5 3 0     9 3 0
#17/19 Michigan 5 3 0     9 4 0
Michigan State 4 3 1     6 5 1
#25/22 Iowa 4 4 0     8 4 0
Illinois 3 4 1     5 5 1
Wisconsin 3 4 1     4 5 2
Purdue 2 5 1     4 6 1
Minnesota 1 7 0     3 8 0
Indiana 0 8 0     2 9 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 1995 Ohio State Buckeyes football team represented the Ohio State University in the college football season of 1995–1996. The Buckeyes compiled an 11–2 record, including the 1996 Florida Citrus Bowl in Orlando, Florida, where they lost 20–14 to the Tennessee Volunteers.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 27 2:00 PM vs. #22 Boston College* #12 Giants StadiumEast Rutherford, NJ (Kickoff Classic) ABC W 38–6   62,711[1]
September 16 3:30 PM #18 Washington* #10 Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH ABC W 30–20   94,104[1]
September 23 3:30 PM at Pittsburgh* #8 Pitt StadiumPittsburgh, PA ABC W 54–14   54,917[1]
September 30 3:30 PM #15 Notre Dame* #7 Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH ABC W 45–26   95,537[1]
October 7 12:00 PM at #12 Penn State #5 Beaver StadiumUniversity Park, PA ABC W 28–25   96,655[1]
October 14 3:30 PM at #21 Wisconsin #4 Camp Randall StadiumMadison, WI ABC W 27–16   79,507[1]
October 21 12:30 PM Purdue #4 Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH ESPN W 28–0   93,111[1]
October 28 12:30 PM #25 Iowa #4 Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH ESPN W 56–35   93,314[1]
November 4 7:00 PM at Minnesota #4 Hubert H. Humphrey MetrodomeMinneapolis, MN ESPN2 W 49–21   46,418[1]
November 11 3:30 PM Illinois #2 Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH (Illibuck) ABC W 41–3   92,639[1]
November 18 12:30 PM Indiana #2 Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH ESPN W 42–3   92,352[1]
November 25 12:00 PM at #18 Michigan #2 Michigan StadiumAnn Arbor, MI (The Game) ABC L 23–31   106,288[1]
January 1 1:00 PM vs. #5 Tennessee* #4 Citrus BowlOrlando, FL (Florida Citrus Bowl) ABC L 14–20   70,797[1]
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

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Game notes[edit]

Washington[edit]

Statistics

Illinois[edit]

Statistics


Coaching staff[edit]

  • John Cooper - Head Coach - 8th year
  • Bill Conley - Defensive Ends, Recruiting Coordinator - 5th
  • Walt Harris - Quarterbacks - 1st
  • Joe Hollis - Offensive Coordinator - 5th on staff (4th as OC)
  • Mike Jacobs - Offensive Line - 1st
  • Fred Pagac - Linebackers - 16th
  • Lovie Smith - Defensive Backs - 1st
  • Tim Spencer - Running Backs - 2nd
  • Chuck Stobart - Wide Receivers - 1st
  • Bill Young - Defensive Coordinator - 8th

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Awards and honors[edit]

  • Eddie George, Heisman Trophy [5]
  • Eddie George, Doak Walker Award
  • Terry Glenn, Fred Biletnikoff Award[6]

1996 NFL draftees[edit]

Player Round Pick Position NFL Club
Terry Glenn 1 7 Wide Receiver New England Patriots
Rickey Dudley 1 9 Tight End Oakland Raiders
Eddie George 1 14 Running Back Houston Oilers
Bobby Hoying 3 85 Quarterback Philadelphia Eagles

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m 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=1995
  3. ^ a b 2012 Ohio State football record book
  4. ^ Ohio State, 1995 Football Media Guide
  5. ^ http://www.heisman.com/winners/hsmn-winners.html
  6. ^ http://www.biletnikoffaward.com/pastwinner.htm
  7. ^ http://www.pro-football-reference.com/draft/1996.htm
Win/Loss statistics
Draft data