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1980 Ohio State Buckeyes Roster

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Record: 9-3, .750 W-L% (19th of 138) ▪ Rank: 15th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Big Ten  ▪ Conference Record: 7-1 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Earle Bruce (9-3)

PS/G: 32.2 (5th of 138) ▪ PA/G: 15.1 (26th of 138)
SRS: 16.74 (14th of 138) ▪ SOS: 6.33 (37th of 138)

Bowl Game: Lost Fiesta Bowl 31-19 versus Penn State


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

Partial Roster

Rk Player Class Pos Summary
1 Art Schlichter* QB 122 Cmp, 226 Att, 1930 Yds, 15 TD
2 Bob Atha QB 15 Cmp, 28 Att, 190 Yds, 0 TD
3 Tim Stephens QB 1 Cmp, 1 Att, 12 Yds, 0 TD
4 Calvin Murray* RB 195 Att, 1267 Yds, 6.5 Avg
5 Tim Spencer* RB 108 Att, 577 Yds, 5.3 Avg
6 Vaughn Broadnax RB 11 Att, 35 Yds, 3.2 Avg
7 Jim Gayle RB 61 Att, 326 Yds, 5.3 Avg
8 Ricky Johnson RB 53 Att, 198 Yds, 3.7 Avg
9 Victor Langley RB 12 Att, 31 Yds, 2.6 Avg
10 Kelvin Lindsey RB 6 Att, 31 Yds, 5.2 Avg
11 Ray Myers RB 2 Att, 7 Yds, 3.5 Avg
12 Doug Donley* WR 43 Rec, 887 Yds, 20.6 Avg
13 Gary Williams* WR 39 Rec, 682 Yds, 17.5 Avg
14 Cedric Anderson WR 3 Rec, 67 Yds, 22.3 Avg
15 Thad Jemison WR 1 Rec, 13 Yds, 13.0 Avg
16 Brad Dwelle* TE 6 Rec, 80 Yds, 13.3 Avg
17 John Frank TE 5 Rec, 65 Yds, 13.0 Avg
18 Scott Burris* OL
19 Jim DeLeone* OL
20 Luther Henson* OL
21 Joe Lukens* OL
22 Joe Smith* OL
23 Jerome Foster* DL
24 Chris Riehm* DL
25 Mark Sullivan* DL
26 Glen Cobb* LB
27 Keith Ferguson* LB
28 Marcus Marek* LB
29 Al Washington* LB
30 John Epitropoulos LB
31 Todd Bell* DB
32 Ray Ellis* DB
33 Rod Gorley* DB
34 Vince Skillings* DB
35 Bob Murphy DB