1916 Ohio State Buckeyes football team

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1916 Ohio State Buckeyes football
Western Conference champion
Conference Western Conference (NCAA)
1916 record 7–0 (4–0 Western)
Head coach John Wilce
Offensive scheme Heavy run
Base defense Multi
Home stadium Ohio Field
Uniform
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Seasons
« 1915 1917 »
1916 Big 9 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Ohio State $ 4 0 0     7 0 0
Northwestern 4 1 0     6 1 0
Minnesota 3 1 0     6 1 0
Chicago 3 3 0     3 4 0
Illinois 2 2 1     3 3 1
Wisconsin 1 2 1     4 2 1
Iowa 1 2 0     4 3 0
Indiana 0 3 1     2 4 1
Purdue 0 4 1     2 4 1
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1916 Ohio State Buckeyes football represented Ohio State University in the 1916 college football season. Led by three-time All-American Chic Harley, the 1916 team was first in school history to win the Western Conference championship. The Buckeyes defeated Oberlin, 128–0, the most points scored in a game in Ohio State football history.[1] Ohio State outscored opponents 258–29.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
October 7 Ohio Wesleyan* Ohio FieldColumbus, OH W 12–0  
October 14 Oberlin* Ohio Field • Columbus, OH W 128–0  
October 21 at Illinois Illinois FieldChampaign, IL (Rivalry) W 7–6  
November 4 Wisconsin Ohio Field • Columbus, OH W 14-13  
November 11 Indiana Ohio Field • Columbus, OH W 46–7  
November 18 at Case* Van Horn Field[2]Cleveland, OH W 28–0  
November 25 Northwestern Ohio Field • Columbus, OH W 23–3  
*Non-conference game.

Coaching staff[edit]

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