1995 Ohio State Buckeyes football team

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1995 Ohio State Buckeyes football
Buckeyes logo.svg
Conference Big Ten Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 8
AP No. 6
1995 record 11–2 (7–1 Big Ten)
Head coach John Cooper
Offensive coordinator Joe Hollis
Defensive coordinator Bill Young
Home stadium Ohio Stadium
(Capacity: 89,841)
Seasons
« 1994 1996 »
1995 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#8 Northwestern $ 8 0 0     10 2 0
#6 Ohio State 7 1 0     11 2 0
#13 Penn State 5 3 0     9 3 0
#17 Michigan 5 3 0     9 4 0
Michigan State 4 3 1     6 5 1
#25 Iowa 4 4 0     8 4 0
Illinois 3 4 1     5 5 1
Wisconsin 3 4 1     4 5 2
Purdue 2 5 1     4 6 1
Minnesota 1 7 0     3 8 0
Indiana 0 8 0     2 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1995 Ohio State Buckeyes football team represented the Ohio State University in the 1995 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Buckeyes compiled an 11–2 record, including the 1996 Florida Citrus Bowl in Orlando, Florida, where they lost, 20–14, to the Tennessee Volunteers.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 27 2:00 PM vs. No. 22 Boston College* No. 12 Giants StadiumEast Rutherford, NJ (Kickoff Classic) ABC W 38–6   62,711[1]
September 16 3:30 PM No. 18 Washington* No. 10 Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH ABC W 30–20   94,104[1]
September 23 3:30 PM at Pittsburgh* No. 8 Pitt StadiumPittsburgh, PA ABC W 54–14   54,917[1]
September 30 3:30 PM No. 15 Notre Dame* No. 7 Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH ABC W 45–26   95,537[1]
October 7 12:00 PM at No. 12 Penn State No. 5 Beaver StadiumUniversity Park, PA ABC W 28–25   96,655[1]
October 14 3:30 PM at No. 21 Wisconsin No. 4 Camp Randall StadiumMadison, WI ABC W 27–16   79,507[1]
October 21 12:30 PM Purdue No. 4 Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH ESPN W 28–0   93,111[1]
October 28 12:30 PM No. 25 Iowa No. 4 Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH ESPN W 56–35   93,314[1]
November 4 7:00 PM at Minnesota No. 4 Hubert H. Humphrey MetrodomeMinneapolis, MN ESPN2 W 49–21   46,418[1]
November 11 3:30 PM Illinois No. 2 Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH (Illibuck) ABC W 41–3   92,639[1]
November 18 12:30 PM Indiana No. 2 Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH ESPN W 42–3   92,352[1]
November 25 12:00 PM at No. 18 Michigan No. 2 Michigan StadiumAnn Arbor, MI (The Game) ABC L 23–31   106,288[1]
January 1 1:00 PM vs. No. 5 Tennessee* No. 4 Citrus BowlOrlando, FL (Florida Citrus Bowl) ABC L 14–20   70,797[1]
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

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Game notes[edit]

Washington[edit]

Statistics

Illinois[edit]

Statistics

Coaching staff[edit]

  • John Cooper - Head Coach - 8th year
  • Bill Conley - Defensive Ends, Recruiting Coordinator - 5th
  • Walt Harris - Quarterbacks - 1st
  • Joe Hollis - Offensive Coordinator - 5th on staff (4th as OC)
  • Mike Jacobs - Offensive Line - 1st
  • Fred Pagac - Linebackers - 16th
  • Lovie Smith - Defensive Backs - 1st
  • Tim Spencer - Running Backs - 2nd
  • Chuck Stobart - Wide Receivers - 1st
  • Bill Young - Defensive Coordinator - 8th

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Awards and honors[edit]

  • Eddie George, Heisman Trophy[5]
  • Eddie George, Doak Walker Award
  • Terry Glenn, Fred Biletnikoff Award[6]

1996 NFL draftees[edit]

Player Round Pick Position NFL Club
Terry Glenn 1 7 Wide Receiver New England Patriots
Rickey Dudley 1 9 Tight End Oakland Raiders
Eddie George 1 14 Running Back Houston Oilers
Bobby Hoying 3 85 Quarterback Philadelphia Eagles

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m 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=1995
  3. ^ a b 2012 Ohio State football record book
  4. ^ Ohio State, 1995 Football Media Guide
  5. ^ http://www.heisman.com/winners/hsmn-winners.html
  6. ^ http://www.biletnikoffaward.com/pastwinner.htm
  7. ^ http://www.pro-football-reference.com/draft/1996.htm
Win/Loss statistics
Draft data