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1980 Ohio State Buckeyes Schedule and Results

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Record: 9-3, .750 W-L% (19th of 138) ▪ Rank: 15th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Big Ten (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

AP Poll Summary

Pre 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3 11/10 11/17 11/24 12/1 12/8 Final
1 1 2 2 2 9 9 10 9 7 7 5 11 11 11 15

12 Games

G Date Day School Opponent Conf Pts Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 Sep 13, 1980 Sat (1) Ohio State Syracuse Ind W 31 21 1 0 0 W 1
2 Sep 20, 1980 Sat (2) Ohio State Minnesota Big Ten W 47 0 2 0 0 W 2
3 Sep 27, 1980 Sat (2) Ohio State (20) Arizona State Pac-10 W 38 21 3 0 0 W 3
4 Oct 4, 1980 Sat (2) Ohio State (11) UCLA Pac-10 L 0 17 3 1 0 L 1
5 Oct 11, 1980 Sat (9) Ohio State @ Northwestern Big Ten W 63 0 4 1 0 W 1
6 Oct 18, 1980 Sat (9) Ohio State Indiana Big Ten W 27 17 5 1 0 W 2
7 Oct 25, 1980 Sat (10) Ohio State @ Wisconsin Big Ten W 21 0 6 1 0 W 3
8 Nov 1, 1980 Sat (9) Ohio State @ Michigan State Big Ten W 48 16 7 1 0 W 4
9 Nov 8, 1980 Sat (7) Ohio State Illinois Big Ten W 49 42 8 1 0 W 5
10 Nov 15, 1980 Sat (7) Ohio State @ Iowa Big Ten W 41 7 9 1 0 W 6
11 Nov 22, 1980 Sat (5) Ohio State (10) Michigan Big Ten L 3 9 9 2 0 L 1
12 Dec 26, 1980 Fri (11) Ohio State N (10) Penn State Ind L 19 31 9 3 0 L 2 Fiesta Bowl (Tempe, AZ)