1952 Ohio State Buckeyes football team

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1952 Ohio State Buckeyes football
Conference Big Ten Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 15
AP No. 17
1952 record 6–3 (5–2 Big Ten)
Head coach Woody Hayes
Captain Bernie Skvarka
Home stadium Ohio Stadium
(Capacity: 78,677)
Seasons
« 1951 1953 »
1952 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#11 Wisconsin + 4 1 1     6 3 1
#18 Purdue + 4 1 1     4 3 2
#17 Ohio State 5 2 0     6 3 0
Michigan 4 2 0     5 4 0
Minnesota 3 1 2     4 3 2
Illinois 2 5 0     4 5 0
Northwestern 2 5 0     2 6 1
Iowa 2 5 0     2 7 0
Indiana 1 5 0     2 7 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1952 Ohio State Buckeyes football team represented the Ohio State University in the [1952 college football season]]. The Buckeyes compiled a 6–3 record.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 27 Indiana No. 20 Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH W 33–13   70,208
October 4 Purdue No. 15 Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH L 14–21   75,417
October 11 Wisconsin Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH W 23–14   80,345
October 18 Washington State* Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH W 35–7   71,280
October 25 at Iowa No. 14 Iowa StadiumIowa City, IA L 0–8   45,000
November 1 at Northwestern Ryan FieldEvanston, IL W 24–21   35,000
November 8 Pittsburgh* Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH L 14–21   75,120
November 15 at Illinois Memorial StadiumChampaign, IL (Illibuck Trophy) W 27–7   60,077
November 22 No. 12 Michigan Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH (The Game) W 27–7   81,541
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll.

Game summaries[edit]

Indiana[edit]

Coaching staff[edit]

1953 NFL draftees[edit]

Player Round Pick Position NFL Club
Fred Bruney 3 35 Defensive Back Cleveland Browns
Tony Curcillo 6 63 Defensive Back Chicago Cardinals
Jim Ruehl 11 130 Center New York Giants
Dick Hilinski 11 131 Tackle Cleveland Browns
John Hlay 16 187 Back Green Bay Packers

References[edit]

Win/Loss statistics
Draft data