1952 Ohio State Buckeyes football team

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1952 Ohio State Buckeyes football
Conference Big Ten Conference
Ranking
Coaches #15
AP #17
1952 record 6-3 (5-2 Big Ten)
Head coach Woody Hayes
Captain Bernie Skvarka
Home stadium Ohio Stadium
Seasons
« 1951 1953 »
1952 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#11/10 Wisconsin § 4 1 1     6 3 1
#18/12 Purdue § 4 1 1     4 3 2
#17/15 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 / Coaches' Poll

The 1952 Ohio State Buckeyes football team represented the Ohio State University in the college football season of 1952-1953. The Buckeyes compiled a 6–3 record.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 27 Indiana #20 Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH W 33-13   70,208
October 4 Purdue #15 Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH L 14-21   75,417
October 11 Wisconsin Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH W 23-14   80,345
October 18 Washington State* Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH W 35-7   71,280
October 25 at Iowa #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 StadiumColumbus, OH L 14-21   75,120
November 15 at Illinois Memorial StadiumChampaign, IL W 27-7   60,077
November 22 #12 Michigan Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH W 27-7   81,541
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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