1964 Ohio State Buckeyes football team

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1964 Ohio State Buckeyes football
Conference Big Ten Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 9
AP No. 9
1964 record 7–2 (5–1 Big Ten)
Head coach Woody Hayes (14th year)
Defensive coordinator Lyal Clark
MVP Ed Orazen
Captain Jim Davidson, Tom Kiehfuss, Bill Spahr
Home stadium Ohio Stadium
(Capacity: 81,109)
Seasons
← 1963
1965 →
1964 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#4 Michigan $ 6 1 0     9 1 0
#9 Ohio State 5 1 0     7 2 0
Purdue 5 2 0     6 3 0
Illinois 4 3 0     6 3 0
Minnesota 4 3 0     5 4 0
Michigan State 3 3 0     4 5 0
Northwestern 2 5 0     3 6 0
Wisconsin 2 5 0     3 6 0
Iowa 1 5 0     3 6 0
Indiana 1 5 0     2 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1964 Ohio State Buckeyes football team represented the Ohio State University in the 1964 Big Ten Conference football season. The Buckeyes compiled a 7–2 record.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 26 1:30 p.m. SMU* No. 5 Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH W 27–8   80,737
October 3 1:30 p.m. Indiana No. 5 Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH W 17–9   81,834
October 10 2:00 p.m. at No. 2 Illinois No. 4 Memorial StadiumChampaign, IL (Illibuck Trophy) W 26–0   71,227
October 17 1:30 p.m. USC* No. 2 Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH W 17–0   84,315
October 24 1:30 p.m. Wisconsin No. 1 Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH W 28–3   84,365
October 31 2:30 p.m. at Iowa No. 1 Iowa StadiumIowa City, IA W 21–19   58,700
November 7 1:30 p.m. Penn State* No. 2 Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH (Rivalry) L 0–27   84,279
November 14 1:30 p.m. Northwestern No. 7 Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH W 10–0   83,525
November 21 1:30 p.m. No. 6 Michigan No. 7 Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH (The Game) L 0–10   84,685
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

Coaching staff[edit]

Season summary[edit]

SMU[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Southern Methodist 0 0 0 8 8
• Ohio State 10 3 7 7 27
  • Date: September 26
  • Location: Ohio Stadium
  • Game attendance: 80,737
  • Game weather: Clear, wind SW 12-20 mph, 80°F

[1]

Indiana[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Indiana 3 0 0 6 9
• Ohio State 0 10 7 0 17
  • Date: October 3
  • Location: Ohio Stadium
  • Game attendance: 81,834
  • Game weather: Clear, wind SSW 9 mph (gusts to 15 mph), 67°F

[2]

Illinois[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
• Ohio State 6 10 7 3 26
Illinois 0 0 0 0 0

[3]

USC[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
USC 0 0 0 0 0
• Ohio St 7 7 0 3 17
  • Date: October 17
  • Location: Ohio Stadium
  • Game attendance: 84,315
  • Game weather: Clear, wind N 10 mph, 76°F

[4] [5]

Wisconsin[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Wisconsin 0 0 3 0 3
• Ohio State 14 0 0 14 28
  • Date: October 24
  • Location: Ohio Stadium
  • Game attendance: 84,365
  • Game weather: Clear, wind SW 12 mph, 55°F

[6]

Iowa[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
• Ohio State 7 7 7 0 21
Iowa 7 6 0 6 19

[7]

Penn State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
• Penn State 7 7 6 7 27
Ohio State 0 0 0 0 0
  • Date: November 7
  • Location: Ohio Stadium
  • Game weather: Cloudy, 60°F

[8]

Northwestern[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Northwestern 0 0 0 0 0
• Ohio State 7 3 0 0 10
  • Date: November 14
  • Location: Ohio Stadium
  • Game weather: Clear, wind SE 14 mph, 60°F

[9]

Michigan[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
• Michigan 0 7 0 3 10
Ohio State 0 0 0 0 0
  • Date: November 21
  • Location: Ohio Stadium
  • Game attendance: 84,685
  • Game weather: Clear, wind W 18 mph, 20°F

[10]

1965 Pro draftees[edit]

Player Draft Round Pick Position NFL Club
Jim Davidson AFL 1 8 Tackle Buffalo Bills
Bo Scott NFL 3 32 Running Back Cleveland Browns
Bo Scott AFL 20 155 Running Back Oakland Raiders
Ed Orazen NFL 19 265 Guard Cleveland Browns

References[edit]

Win/Loss statistics
Draft data