1992 Ohio State Buckeyes football team

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1992 Ohio State Buckeyes football
Buckeyes logo.svg
Conference Big Ten Conference
Ranking
Coaches #19
AP #18
1992 record 8–3–1 (5–2–1 Big Ten)
Head coach John Cooper
Offensive coordinator Joe Hollis
Defensive coordinator Bill Young
Home stadium Ohio Stadium
(Capacity: 91,470)
Seasons
« 1991 1993 »
1992 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#5 Michigan $ 6 0 2     9 0 3
#18 Ohio State 5 2 1     8 3 1
Michigan State 5 3 0     5 6 0
Illinois 4 3 1     6 5 1
Iowa 4 4 0     5 7 0
Indiana 3 5 0     5 6 0
Wisconsin 3 5 0     5 6 0
Purdue 3 5 0     4 7 0
Northwestern 3 5 0     3 8 0
Minnesota 2 6 0     2 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1992 Ohio State Buckeyes football team represented the Ohio State University in the 1992 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Buckeyes compiled an 8–3–1 record, including the 1993 Florida Citrus Bowl in Orlando, Florida, where they lost, 21–14, to the Georgia Bulldogs.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 5 12:30 PM Louisville* #17 Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH ESPN W 20–19   89,653[1]
September 12 3:30 PM Bowling Green* #22 Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH ABC W 17–6   94,808[1]
September 19 6:30 PM at #8 Syracuse* #21 Carrier DomeSyracuse, NY ESPN W 35–12   49,629[1]
October 3 12:30 PM at Wisconsin #12 Camp Randall StadiumMadison, WI ESPN L 16–20   72,203[1]
October 10 12:30 PM Illinois #21 Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH ESPN L 16–18   93,982[1]
October 17 1:30 PM Northwestern Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH W 31–7   90,363[1]
October 24 3:30 PM at Michigan State Spartan StadiumEast Lansing, MI ABC W 27–17   70,037[1]
October 31 3:30 PM at Iowa Kinnick StadiumIowa City, IA ABC W 38–15   70,397[1]
November 7 1:30 PM Minnesota #22 Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH W 17–0   91,764[1]
November 14 3:30 PM at Indiana #19 Memorial StadiumBloomington, IN ABC W 27–10   45,534[1]
November 21 12:00 PM #6 Michigan #17 Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH (The Game) ABC T 13–13   95,330[1]
January 1 1:00 PM vs. #8 Georgia* #15 Citrus BowlOrlando, FL (Florida Citrus Bowl) ABC L 14–21   65,861[1]
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

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Coaching staff[edit]

  • John Cooper - Head Coach - 5th year
  • Bill Conley - Offense (5th year)
  • Larry Coyer - Defensive Backs (4th year)
  • Frank Falks - Running Backs (1st year)
  • Joe Hollis - Offensive Coordinator (2nd year)
  • Ron Hudson - Quarterbacks (5th year)
  • Lee Owens - (1st year)
  • Fred Pagac - Defensive Linebackers (11th year)
  • Mike Stock - Offensive Wide Receivers (1st year)
  • Bill Young - Defensive Coordinator (5th year)

1993 NFL draftees[edit]

Player Round Pick Position NFL Club
Robert Smith 1 21 Running Back Minnesota Vikings
Roger Harper 2 38 Defensive Back Atlanta Falcons
Steve Tovar 3 59 Linebacker Cincinnati Bengals
Brian Stablein 8 210 Wide Receiver Denver Broncos

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Awards and honors[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l Park, Jack (2003). The Official Ohio State Football Encyclopedia. Champaign, IL: Sports Publishing LLC. ISBN 1-58261-695-7. 
  2. ^ http://cfreference.net/cfr/school.s?id=227&season=1992
  3. ^ http://www.pro-football-reference.com/draft/1993.htm
Win/Loss statistics
Draft data