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1961 Ohio State Buckeyes Roster

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Record: 8-0-1, .944 W-L% (3rd of 111) ▪ Rank: 2nd in Final AP Poll
Conference: Big Ten  ▪ Conference Record: 6-0 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Woody Hayes (8-0-1)

PS/G: 24.6 (12th of 111) ▪ PA/G: 9.2 (16th of 111)
SRS: 19.20 (6th of 111) ▪ SOS: 6.75 (27th of 111)


  • Roster includes most starters and key reserves.
  • Starters are marked with an asterisk (*).
  • Read more about our data coverage.

Partial Roster

Player Class Pos Summary
John Mummey* QB 6 Cmp, 14 Att, 106 Yds, 1 TD
William Mrukowski QB 23 Cmp, 35 Att, 231 Yds, 1 TD
Joe Sparma QB 16 Cmp, 38 Att, 341 Yds, 6 TD
Jack Wallace QB 2 Cmp, 3 Att, 17 Yds, 0 TD
Bob Ferguson* RB 202 Att, 938 Yds, 4.6 Avg
Matt Snell* RB 50 Att, 197 Yds, 3.9 Avg
Paul Warfield* RB 77 Att, 420 Yds, 5.5 Avg
David Francis RB 5 Att, 15 Yds, 3.0 Avg
Bill Hess RB
Brice Hess RB
Ron Houck RB
Kenneth Johnson RB 4 Att, 12 Yds, 3.0 Avg
David Katterhenrich RB 30 Att, 150 Yds, 5.0 Avg
Bob Klein RB 26 Att, 177 Yds, 6.8 Avg
Howard Lambert RB 1 Att, 1 Yds, 1.0 Avg
Doug Lyons RB 3 Att, 4 Yds, 1.3 Avg
Dave Tingley RB
Ed Ulmer RB 7 Att, 34 Yds, 4.9 Avg
Chuck Bryant* WR 15 Rec, 270 Yds, 18.0 Avg
Robert Middleton* WR 6 Rec, 52 Yds, 8.7 Avg
Tom Perdue WR
Ormonde Ricketts WR 2 Rec, 39 Yds, 19.5 Avg
Samuel Tidmore WR 1 Rec, 10 Yds, 10.0 Avg
Bill Armstrong* OL
Rod Foster* OL
Tom Jenkins* OL
Daryl Sanders* OL
Bob Vogel* OL
Wes Mirick OL
Jack Roberts OL
Larry Stephens OL
George Tolford OL