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Ohio State Buckeyes

Location: Columbus, Ohio ▪ Colors: Scarlet & Gray
Stadium: Ohio Stadium (cap. 102,329)
Record*: 103 Years, 741-251-36, .738 W-L% (Major School)
*W-L-T adjusted to 729-250-36 by NCAA.

Conferences: Big Ten, Western and Ind
Conference Champion: 35 Times
Bowls: 43 Bowls, 20-23, .465 W-L% (Major Bowls)

Ranked in AP Poll: 60 Times (Preseason), 53 Times (Final), 821 Weeks (Total)

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103 Years

Rk Year Conf W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Coach(es) Bowl Notes
1 2014 Big Ten Urban Meyer (0-0)
2 2013 Big Ten 12 2 0 .857 18.41 4.19 2 2 12 Urban Meyer (0-0) Orange Bowl-L
3 2012 Big Ten 12 0 0 1.000 13.81 0.89 18 3 3 Urban Meyer (12-0)
4 2011 Big Ten 6 7 0 .462 4.66 2.97 18 15 Luke Fickell (6-7) Gator Bowl-L
5 2010 Big Ten 12 1 0 .923 17.37 0.75 2 1 5 Jim Tressel (12-1) Sugar Bowl-W W-L-T adjusted to 0-0 by NCAA.
6 2009 Big Ten 11 2 0 .846 14.71 1.71 6 5 5 Jim Tressel (11-2) Rose Bowl-W
7 2008 Big Ten 10 3 0 .769 13.94 3.87 2 2 9 Jim Tressel (10-3) Fiesta Bowl-L
8 2007 Big Ten 11 2 0 .846 14.84 0.53 11 1 5 Jim Tressel (11-2) BCS Championship-L
9 2006 Big Ten 12 1 0 .923 18.76 2.07 1 1 2 Jim Tressel (12-1) BCS Championship-L
10 2005 Big Ten 10 2 0 .833 22.97 8.89 6 4 4 Jim Tressel (10-2) Fiesta Bowl-W
11 2004 Big Ten 8 4 0 .667 11.31 5.14 9 7 20 Jim Tressel (8-4) Alamo Bowl-W
12 2003 Big Ten 11 2 0 .846 14.00 6.07 2 2 4 Jim Tressel (11-2) Fiesta Bowl-W
13 2002 Big Ten 14 0 0 1.000 18.13 3.99 13 1 1 Jim Tressel (14-0) Fiesta Bowl-W
14 2001 Big Ten 7 5 0 .583 8.56 3.73 23 21 Jim Tressel (7-5) Outback Bowl-L
15 2000 Big Ten 8 4 0 .667 10.97 4.13 16 6 John Cooper (8-4) Outback Bowl-L
16 1999 Big Ten 6 6 0 .500 7.64 7.39 9 9 John Cooper (6-6)
17 1998 Big Ten 11 1 0 .917 23.02 4.77 1 1 2 John Cooper (11-1) Sugar Bowl-W
18 1997 Big Ten 10 3 0 .769 17.41 4.18 9 4 12 John Cooper (10-3) Sugar Bowl-L
19 1996 Big Ten 11 1 0 .917 22.45 6.95 9 2 2 John Cooper (11-1) Rose Bowl-W
20 1995 Big Ten 11 2 0 .846 23.75 8.60 12 2 6 John Cooper (11-2) Citrus Bowl-L
Rk Year Conf W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Coach(es) Bowl Notes
21 1994 Big Ten 9 4 0 .692 15.60 6.60 20 13 14 John Cooper (9-4) Citrus Bowl-L
22 1993 Big Ten 10 1 1 .875 16.35 5.93 17 3 11 John Cooper (10-1-1) Holiday Bowl-W
23 1992 Big Ten 8 3 1 .708 13.15 3.90 19 12 18 John Cooper (8-3-1) Citrus Bowl-L
24 1991 Big Ten 8 4 0 .667 8.90 2.15 23 11 John Cooper (8-4) Hall of Fame Bowl-L
25 1990 Big Ten 7 4 1 .625 10.96 3.30 17 15 John Cooper (7-4-1) Liberty Bowl-L
26 1989 Big Ten 8 4 0 .667 7.70 2.70 25 20 24 John Cooper (8-4) Hall of Fame Bowl-L
27 1988 Big Ten 4 6 1 .409 1.78 5.24 18 John Cooper (4-6-1)
28 1987 Big Ten 6 4 1 .591 8.83 5.74 4 4 Earle Bruce (6-4-1)
29 1986 Big Ten 10 3 0 .769 15.04 4.81 9 7 7 Earle Bruce (10-3) Cotton Bowl-W
30 1985 Big Ten 9 3 0 .750 15.13 6.72 8 3 14 Earle Bruce (9-3) Citrus Bowl-W
31 1984 Big Ten 9 3 0 .750 12.00 2.00 7 2 13 Earle Bruce (9-3) Rose Bowl-L
32 1983 Big Ten 9 3 0 .750 14.51 3.59 9 3 9 Earle Bruce (9-3) Fiesta Bowl-W
33 1982 Big Ten 9 3 0 .750 14.99 4.82 14 12 12 Earle Bruce (9-3) Holiday Bowl-W
34 1981 Big Ten 9 3 0 .750 11.51 3.59 11 7 15 Earle Bruce (9-3) Liberty Bowl-W
35 1980 Big Ten 9 3 0 .750 16.74 6.33 1 1 15 Earle Bruce (9-3) Fiesta Bowl-L
36 1979 Big Ten 11 1 0 .917 21.71 6.54 1 4 Earle Bruce (11-1) Rose Bowl-L
37 1978 Big Ten 7 4 1 .625 12.99 6.40 7 6 Woody Hayes (7-4-1) Gator Bowl-L
38 1977 Big Ten 9 3 0 .750 19.94 6.94 5 3 11 Woody Hayes (9-3) Sugar Bowl-L
39 1976 Big Ten 9 2 1 .792 20.66 10.24 4 2 6 Woody Hayes (9-2-1) Orange Bowl-W
40 1975 Big Ten 11 1 0 .917 23.70 7.20 4 1 4 Woody Hayes (11-1) Rose Bowl-L
Rk Year Conf W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Coach(es) Bowl Notes
41 1974 Big Ten 10 2 0 .833 22.02 5.77 2 1 4 Woody Hayes (10-2) Rose Bowl-L
42 1973 Big Ten 10 0 1 .955 29.66 8.11 2 1 2 Woody Hayes (10-0-1) Rose Bowl-W
43 1972 Big Ten 9 2 0 .818 16.46 7.28 3 3 9 Woody Hayes (9-2) Rose Bowl-L
44 1971 Big Ten 6 4 0 .600 14.20 5.70 11 5 Woody Hayes (6-4)
45 1970 Big Ten 9 1 0 .900 24.04 9.04 1 1 5 Woody Hayes (9-1) Rose Bowl-L
46 1969 Big Ten 8 1 0 .889 23.39 3.39 1 1 4 Woody Hayes (8-1)
47 1968 Big Ten 10 0 0 1.000 21.84 6.54 11 1 1 Woody Hayes (10-0) Rose Bowl-W
48 1967 Big Ten 6 3 0 .667 4.62 0.73 Woody Hayes (6-3)
49 1966 Big Ten 4 5 0 .444 -0.32 2.12 Woody Hayes (4-5)
50 1965 Big Ten 7 2 0 .778 13.08 8.52 10 10 Woody Hayes (7-2)
51 1964 Big Ten 7 2 0 .778 18.40 10.06 5 1 9 Woody Hayes (7-2)
52 1963 Big Ten 5 3 1 .611 13.64 11.53 10 4 Woody Hayes (5-3-1)
53 1962 Big Ten 6 3 0 .667 17.60 9.04 1 1 Woody Hayes (6-3)
54 1961 Big Ten 8 0 1 .944 19.20 6.76 2 2 2 Woody Hayes (8-0-1)
55 1960 Big Ten 7 2 0 .778 22.96 11.40 16 3 8 Woody Hayes (7-2)
56 1959 Big Ten 3 5 1 .389 8.13 10.80 7 7 Woody Hayes (3-5-1)
57 1958 Big Ten 6 1 2 .778 17.45 12.90 1 1 8 Woody Hayes (6-1-2)
58 1957 Big Ten 9 1 0 .900 20.62 7.62 17 2 2 Woody Hayes (9-1) Rose Bowl-W
59 1956 Big Ten 6 3 0 .667 16.64 8.64 5 4 15 Woody Hayes (6-3)
60 1955 Big Ten 7 2 0 .778 14.53 5.98 4 4 5 Woody Hayes (7-2)
Rk Year Conf W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Coach(es) Bowl Notes
61 1954 Big Ten 10 0 0 1.000 27.08 11.08 20 1 1 Woody Hayes (10-0) Rose Bowl-W
62 1953 Big Ten 6 3 0 .667 14.53 11.75 7 3 Woody Hayes (6-3)
63 1952 Western 6 3 0 .667 16.77 8.10 20 14 17 Woody Hayes (6-3)
64 1951 Western 4 3 2 .556 13.79 12.79 3 3 Woody Hayes (4-3-2)
65 1950 Western 6 3 0 .667 19.86 9.42 11 1 14 Wesley Fesler (6-3)
66 1949 Western 7 1 2 .800 24.25 17.05 5 6 Wesley Fesler (7-1-2) Rose Bowl-W
67 1948 Western 6 3 0 .667 20.09 11.76 11 Wesley Fesler (6-3)
68 1947 Western 2 6 1 .278 4.60 13.27 Wesley Fesler (2-6-1)
69 1946 Western 4 3 2 .556 12.05 10.05 12 Paul Bixler (4-3-2)
70 1945 Western 7 2 0 .778 17.90 8.02 4 12 Carroll Widdoes (7-2)
71 1944 Western 9 0 0 1.000 29.87 12.09 2 2 Carroll Widdoes (9-0)
72 1943 Western 3 6 0 .333 12.11 16.22 18 Paul Brown (3-6)
73 1942 Western 9 1 0 .900 21.22 4.72 1 1 Paul Brown (9-1)
74 1941 Western 6 1 1 .813 17.41 10.29 10 13 Paul Brown (6-1-1)
75 1940 Western 4 4 0 .500 15.95 15.82 15 Francis Schmidt (4-4)
76 1939 Western 6 2 0 .750 19.17 7.67 4 15 Francis Schmidt (6-2)
77 1938 Western 4 3 1 .563 9.47 4.97 20 Francis Schmidt (4-3-1)
78 1937 Western 6 2 0 .750 13.53 3.40 8 13 Francis Schmidt (6-2)
79 1936 Western 5 3 0 .625 16.47 7.97 18 Francis Schmidt (5-3)
80 1935 Western 7 1 0 .875 20.25 6.38 Francis Schmidt (7-1)
Rk Year Conf W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Coach(es) Bowl Notes
81 1934 Western 7 1 0 .875 20.58 2.83 Francis Schmidt (7-1)
82 1933 Western 7 1 0 .875 17.91 6.54 Sam Willaman (7-1)
83 1932 Western 4 1 3 .688 16.02 9.77 Sam Willaman (4-1-3)
84 1931 Western 6 3 0 .667 13.02 5.69 Sam Willaman (6-3)
85 1930 Western 5 2 1 .688 15.26 8.14 Sam Willaman (5-2-1)
86 1929 Western 4 3 1 .563 5.10 4.48 Sam Willaman (4-3-1)
87 1928 Western 5 2 1 .688 11.95 3.45 John Wilce (5-2-1)
88 1927 Western 4 4 0 .500 5.90 5.77 John Wilce (4-4)
89 1926 Western 7 1 0 .875 16.32 2.07 John Wilce (7-1)
90 1925 Western 4 3 1 .563 4.59 3.59 John Wilce (4-3-1)
91 1924 Western 2 3 3 .438 3.90 4.78 John Wilce (2-3-3)
92 1923 Western 3 4 1 .438 4.82 4.94 John Wilce (3-4-1)
93 1922 Western 3 4 0 .429 3.32 5.32 John Wilce (3-4)
94 1921 Western 5 2 0 .714 12.63 1.35 John Wilce (5-2)
95 1920 Western 7 1 0 .875 14.74 6.11 John Wilce (7-1) Rose Bowl-L
96 1919 Western 6 1 0 .857 15.27 0.70 John Wilce (6-1)
97 1918 Western 3 3 0 .500 9.31 3.64 John Wilce (3-3)
98 1917 Western 8 0 1 .944 22.11 3.33 John Wilce (8-0-1)
99 1916 Western 7 0 0 1.000 13.94 -2.92 John Wilce (7-0)
100 1915 Western 5 1 1 .786 7.84 -0.87 John Wilce (5-1-1)
Rk Year Conf W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Coach(es) Bowl Notes
101 1914 Western 5 2 0 .714 5.19 -1.67 John Wilce (5-2)
102 1913 Western 4 2 1 .643 0.32 -7.40 John Wilce (4-2-1)
103 1904 Ind 6 5 0 .545 0.57 -1.89 Edwin Sweetland (6-5)