1950 Ohio State Buckeyes football team

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1950 Ohio State Buckeyes football
Conference Big Ten Conference
Ranking
Coaches #10
AP #14
1950 record 6–3 (5–2 Big Ten)
Head coach Wes Fesler
Home stadium Ohio Stadium
(Capacity: 78,677)
Seasons
« 1949 1951 »
1950 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#9 Michigan $ 4 1 1     6 3 1
#14 Ohio State 5 2 0     6 3 0
Wisconsin 5 2 0     6 3 0
#13 Illinois 4 2 0     7 2 0
Northwestern 3 3 0     6 3 0
Iowa 2 4 0     3 5 1
Minnesota 1 4 1     1 7 1
Indiana 1 4 0     3 5 1
Purdue 1 4 0     2 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1950 Ohio State Buckeyes football team represented the Ohio State University in the 1950 college football season. The Buckeyes compiled a 6–3 record. The season finale against Michigan was the infamous game later known as the Snow Bowl as the teams combined for 45 punts in wintry weather. Ohio State outscored their opponents, 286–111, on the season, but head coach Wes Fesler's record against Michigan fell to 0–3–1.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 30 #10 SMU* #11 Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH L 27–32   80,672
October 7 Pittsburgh* Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH W 41–7   73,137
October 14 at Indiana #12 Memorial StadiumBloomington, IN W 26–14   29,000
October 21 at Minnesota #9 Memorial StadiumMinneapolis, MN W 48–0   52,115
October 28 Iowa #6 Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH W 83–21   82,174
November 4 at Northwestern #4 Dyche StadiumEvanston, IL W 32–0   50,000
November 11 #15 Wisconsin #2 Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH W 19–14   81,535
November 18 at #8 Illinois #1 Memorial StadiumChampaign, IL (Illibuck Trophy) L 7–14   71,119
November 25 Michigan #8 Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH (Snow Bowl/The Game) L 3–9   79,868
*Non-conference game.

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Coaching staff[edit]

Awards and honors[edit]

  • Vic Janowicz, Heisman Trophy[2]

1951 NFL draftees[edit]

Player Round Pick Position NFL Club
Bob Momsen 7 80 Middle Guard Detroit Lions
Bill Miller 26 305 Tackle Green Bay Packers

References[edit]

Win/Loss statistics
Draft data