1936 Ohio State Buckeyes football team

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1936 Ohio State Buckeyes football
Conference Big Ten Conference
1936 record 5–3 (4–1 Big Ten)
Head coach Francis Schmidt (3rd season)
Home stadium Ohio Stadium
(Capacity: 66,210)
Seasons
← 1935
1937 →
1936 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 7 Northwestern $ 6 0 0     7 1 0
No. 1 Minnesota 4 1 0     7 1 0
Ohio State 4 1 0     5 3 0
Indiana 3 1 1     5 2 1
Purdue 3 1 1     5 2 1
Illinois 2 2 1     4 3 1
Chicago 1 4 0     2 5 1
Iowa 0 4 1     3 4 1
Wisconsin 0 4 0     2 6 0
Michigan 0 5 0     1 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1936 Ohio State Buckeyes football team represented Ohio State University in the 1936 college football season. The Buckeyes compiled a 5–3 record, outscoring opponents 160–27.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
October 3 NYU* Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio W 60–0   72,948
October 10 Pittsburgh* Ohio Stadium • Columbus, Ohio L 0–6   71,714
October 17 at Northwestern Dyche StadiumEvanston, Illinois L 13–14   35,000
October 24 Indiana Ohio Stadium • Columbus, Ohio W 7–0   44,410
October 31 at Notre Dame* Notre Dame StadiumNotre Dame, Indiana L 2–7   55,000
November 7 Chicago Ohio Stadium • Columbus, Ohio W 44–0   37,226
November 14 at Illinois Memorial StadiumChampaign, Illinois (Illibuck Trophy) W 13–0   19,465
November 21 Michigan No. 18 Ohio Stadium • Columbus, Ohio (The Game) W 21–0   56,277
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll.

Coaching staff[edit]

1937 NFL draftees[edit]

Player Round Pick Position NFL club
Charley Hamrick 2 17 Tackle Detroit Lions
Inwood Smith 5 50 Guard Cleveland Rams
Merle Wendt 6 59 End Green Bay Packers

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