1917 Ohio State Buckeyes football team

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1917 Ohio State Buckeyes football
Big Ten champion
Conference Big Ten Conference
1917 record 8–0–1 (4–0 Big Ten)
Head coach John Wilce (5th year)
Home stadium Ohio Field
Seasons
← 1916
1918 →
1917 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Ohio State $ 4 0 0     8 0 1
Minnesota 3 1 0     4 1 0
Northwestern 3 2 0     5 2 0
Wisconsin 3 2 0     4 2 1
Illinois 2 2 1     5 2 1
Chicago 2 2 1     3 2 1
Indiana 1 2 0     5 2 0
Michigan 0 1 0     8 2 0
Iowa 0 2 0     3 5 0
Purdue 0 4 0     3 4 0
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1917 Ohio State Buckeyes football team represented Ohio State University in the 1917 college football season. The Buckeyes compiled an 8–0–1 record and became Big Ten Conference champion for the second straight year with a 4–0 record in conference play. Ohio State outscored opponents 292–6.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 29 Case* Ohio FieldColumbus, OH W 49–0  
October 6 Ohio Wesleyan* Ohio Field • Columbus, OH W 53–0  
October 13 Northwestern Ohio Field • Columbus, OH W 40–0  
October 27 Denison* Ohio Field • Columbus, OH W 67–0  
November 3 at Indiana Jordan Field • Bloomington, IN W 26–3  
November 10 at Wisconsin Camp Randall StadiumMadison, WI W 16–3  
November 17 Illinois Ohio Field • Columbus, OH (Rivalry) W 13–0  
November 24 vs. Auburn* Soldiers Field • Montgomery, AL T 0–0  
November 29 Camp Sherman (Chillicothe)* Ohio Field • Columbus, OH W 28–0  
*Non-conference game.

Coaching staff[edit]

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