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1972 Ohio State Buckeyes Schedule and Results

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Record: 9-2, .818 W-L% (15th of 127) ▪ Rank: 9th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Big Ten (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Woody Hayes (9-2)

PS/G: 25.5 (25th of 127) ▪ PA/G: 15.5 (29th of 127)
SRS: 16.46 (13th of 127) ▪ SOS: 7.28 (33rd of 127)

Bowl Game: Lost Rose Bowl 42-17 versus Southern California

AP Poll Summary

Pre 9/11 9/18 9/25 10/2 10/9 10/16 10/23 10/30 11/6 11/13 11/20 11/27 12/4 Final
3 3 4 5 3 4 4 4 5 5 9 9 4 3 9

11 Games

G Date Day School Opponent Conf Pts Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 Sep 16, 1972 Sat (3) Ohio State Iowa Big Ten W 21 0 1 0 0 W 1
2 Sep 30, 1972 Sat (5) Ohio State North Carolina ACC W 29 14 2 0 0 W 2
3 Oct 7, 1972 Sat (3) Ohio State @ California Pac-8 W 35 18 3 0 0 W 3
4 Oct 14, 1972 Sat (4) Ohio State Illinois Big Ten W 26 7 4 0 0 W 4
5 Oct 21, 1972 Sat (4) Ohio State Indiana Big Ten W 44 7 5 0 0 W 5
6 Oct 28, 1972 Sat (4) Ohio State @ Wisconsin Big Ten W 28 20 6 0 0 W 6
7 Nov 4, 1972 Sat (5) Ohio State Minnesota Big Ten W 27 19 7 0 0 W 7
8 Nov 11, 1972 Sat (5) Ohio State @ Michigan State Big Ten L 12 19 7 1 0 L 1
9 Nov 18, 1972 Sat (9) Ohio State @ Northwestern Big Ten W 27 14 8 1 0 W 1
10 Nov 25, 1972 Sat (9) Ohio State (3) Michigan Big Ten W 14 11 9 1 0 W 2
11 Jan 1, 1973 Mon (3) Ohio State @ (1) Southern California Pac-8 L 17 42 9 2 0 L 1 Rose Bowl (Pasadena, CA)