1931 Ohio State Buckeyes football team

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1931 Ohio State Buckeyes football
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
1931 record6–3 (4–2 Big Ten)
Head coachSam Willaman (3rd season)
CaptainStu Holcomb
Home stadiumOhio Stadium
(Capacity: 66,210)
Seasons
← 1930
1932 →
1931 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#10 Purdue + 5 1 0     9 1 0
Michigan + 5 1 0     8 1 1
Northwestern + 5 1 0     7 1 1
Ohio State 4 2 0     6 3 0
Minnesota 3 2 0     7 3 0
Wisconsin 3 3 0     5 4 1
Indiana 1 4 1     2 5 1
Chicago 1 4 0     2 6 1
Iowa 0 3 1     1 6 1
Illinois 0 6 0     2 6 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from Dickinson System

The 1931 Ohio State Buckeyes football team represented Ohio State University in the 1931 college football season. The Buckeyes compiled a 6–3 record and outscored opponents by 120, 194–74. Head coach Sam Willaman improved to 2–1 against Michigan.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
October 3 Cincinnati* Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH W 67–6   15,699
October 10 Vanderbilt* Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH L 21–26   24,920
October 17 at Michigan Michigan StadiumAnn Arbor, MI (The Game) W 20–7   58,026
October 24 Northwestern Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH L 0–10   41,455
October 31 at Indiana Memorial StadiumBloomington, IN W 13–6   20,000
November 7 Navy* Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH W 20–0   60,640
November 14 at Wisconsin Camp Randall StadiumMadison, WI W 6–0   35,000
November 21 Illinois Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH (Illibuck Trophy) W 40–0   20,642
November 28 at Minnesota Memorial StadiumMinneapolis, MN L 7–19   25,000
*Non-conference game.

Coaching staff[edit]

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