1936 Ohio State Buckeyes football team

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1936 Ohio State Buckeyes football
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
1936 record5–3 (4–1 Big Ten)
Head coachFrancis Schmidt (3rd season)
Home stadiumOhio 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]

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendance
October 3NYU*W 60–072,948
October 10Pittsburgh*
  • Ohio Stadium
  • Columbus, OH
L 0–671,714
October 17at NorthwesternL 13–1435,000
October 24Indiana
  • Ohio Stadium
  • Columbus, OH
W 7–044,410
October 31at Notre Dame*L 2–755,000
November 7Chicago
  • Ohio Stadium
  • Columbus, OH
W 44–037,226
November 14at IllinoisW 13–019,465
November 21MichiganNo. 18
W 21–056,277
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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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