1928 Ohio State Buckeyes football team

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1928 Ohio State Buckeyes football
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
1928 record5–2–1 (3–2 Big Ten)
Head coachJohn Wilce (16th season)
Home stadiumOhio Stadium
(Capacity: 66,210)
Uniform
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Seasons
← 1927
1929 →
1928 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Illinois $ 4 1 0     7 1 0
Wisconsin 3 1 1     7 1 1
Minnesota 4 2 0     6 2 0
Iowa 3 2 0     6 2 0
Ohio State 3 2 0     5 2 1
Purdue 2 2 1     5 2 1
Northwestern 2 3 0     5 3 0
Michigan 2 3 0     3 4 1
Indiana 2 4 0     4 4 0
Chicago 0 5 0     2 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from Dickinson System

The 1928 Ohio State Buckeyes football team represented Ohio State University in the 1928 college football season. The Buckeyes compiled a 5–2–1 record and got their first win over Michigan in six seasons. They Buckeyes outscored their opponents 135–35. It was John Wilce's last season as head coach. He finished his tenure at Ohio State with a 78–33–9 record and 4–7 against Michigan with three Big Ten Conference titles.

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
October 6Wittenberg*W 41–030,286
October 13at NorthwesternW 10–035,000
October 20Michigan
W 19–772,439
October 27at IndianaW 13–016,000
November 3Princeton*
  • Ohio Stadium
  • Columbus, OH
T 6–672,496
November 10Iowa
  • Ohio Stadium
  • Columbus, OH
L 7–1447,000
November 17Muskingum*
  • Ohio Stadium
  • Columbus, OH
W 39–010,035
November 24at IllinoisL 0–835,712
  • *Non-conference game

Coaching staff[edit]

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