1929 Ohio State Buckeyes football team

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1929 Ohio State Buckeyes football
Conference Big Ten Conference
1929 record 4–3–1 (2–2–1 Big Ten)
Head coach Sam Willaman (1st year)
Home stadium Ohio Stadium
(Capacity: 66,210)
Seasons
← 1928
1930 →
1929 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#2 Purdue $ 5 0 0     8 0 0
#5 Illinois 3 1 1     6 1 1
Minnesota 3 2 0     6 2 0
Northwestern 3 2 0     6 3 0
Iowa 2 2 2     4 2 2
Ohio State 2 2 1     4 3 1
Michigan 1 3 1     5 3 1
Indiana 1 3 1     2 6 1
Chicago 1 3 0     7 3 0
Wisconsin 1 4 0     4 5 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from Dickinson System

The 1929 Ohio State Buckeyes football team represented Ohio State University in the 1929 college football season. In Sam Willaman's first season as head coach, the Buckeyes beat Michigan. The Buckeyes compiled a 4–3–1 record while outscoring opponents 95–69.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
October 5 Wittenberg* Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH W 19–0   27,918
October 12 Iowa Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH W 7–6   50,000
October 19 at Michigan Michigan StadiumAnn Arbor, MI (The Game) W 7–0   85,088
October 26 Indiana Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH T 0–0   35,000
November 2 at Pittsburgh* Pitt StadiumPittsburgh, PA L 2–18   50,000
November 9 Northwestern Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH L 6–18   45,000
November 16 Kenyon* Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH W 54–0   35,000
November 23 Illinois Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH (Illibuck Trophy) L 0–27   64,869
*Non-conference game.

Coaching staff[edit]

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