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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 (25th 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

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