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1986 Ohio State Buckeyes Schedule and Results

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Record: 10-3, .769 W-L% (11th of 105) ▪ Rank: 7th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Big Ten  ▪ Conference Record: 7-1 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Earle Bruce (10-3)

PS/G: 26.7 (25th of 105) ▪ PA/G: 13.8 (8th of 105)
SRS: 15.04 (12th of 105) ▪ SOS: 4.81 (20th of 105)

Bowl Game: Won Cotton Bowl 28-12 versus Texas A&M

AP Poll Summary

Pre 9/9 9/16 9/23 9/30 10/7 10/14 10/21 10/28 11/4 11/11 11/18 11/25 12/2 Final
9 10             17 11 9 7 11 11 7

13 Games

G Date Day School Opponent Conf Pts Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 Aug 27, 1986 Wed (9) Ohio State N (5) Alabama SEC L 10 16 0 1 0 L 1 Kick-off Classic (East Rutherford, NJ)
2 Sep 13, 1986 Sat (10) Ohio State @ (17) Washington Pac-10 L 7 40 0 2 0 L 2
3 Sep 20, 1986 Sat Ohio State Colorado Big 8 W 13 10 1 2 0 W 1
4 Sep 27, 1986 Sat Ohio State Utah WAC W 64 6 2 2 0 W 2
5 Oct 4, 1986 Sat Ohio State Illinois Big Ten W 14 0 3 2 0 W 3
6 Oct 11, 1986 Sat Ohio State @ Indiana Big Ten W 24 22 4 2 0 W 4
7 Oct 18, 1986 Sat Ohio State @ Purdue Big Ten W 39 11 5 2 0 W 5
8 Oct 25, 1986 Sat Ohio State Minnesota Big Ten W 33 0 6 2 0 W 6
9 Nov 1, 1986 Sat (17) Ohio State @ (11) Iowa Big Ten W 31 10 7 2 0 W 7
10 Nov 8, 1986 Sat (11) Ohio State Northwestern Big Ten W 30 9 8 2 0 W 8
11 Nov 15, 1986 Sat (9) Ohio State @ Wisconsin Big Ten W 30 17 9 2 0 W 9
12 Nov 22, 1986 Sat (7) Ohio State (6) Michigan Big Ten L 24 26 9 3 0 L 1
13 Jan 1, 1987 Thu (11) Ohio State N (8) Texas A&M SWC W 28 12 10 3 0 W 1 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)