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1998 Ohio State Buckeyes Stats

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Record: 11-1, .917 W-L% (6th of 112) ▪ Rank: 2nd in Final AP Poll
Conference: Big Ten (Schedule and Results)
Coach: John Cooper (11-1)

PS/G: 35.8 (12th of 112) ▪ PA/G: 12.0 (2nd of 112)
SRS: 23.02 (1st of 112) ▪ SOS: 4.77 (21st of 112)

Bowl Game: Won Sugar Bowl 24-14 versus Texas A&M

Team Stats

Most values are per game averages
Passing Rushing
Split G Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Att Yds Avg TD
Offense 12 20.6 34.9 58.9 298.0 2.2 42.8 199.6 4.7 1.8
Defense 12 18.3 37.8 48.3 190.1 0.7 31.3 69.8 2.2 0.5
Difference +2.3 -2.9 +10.6 +107.9 +1.5 +11.5 +129.8 +2.5 +1.3

Passing

Stats include bowl game
Passing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate
1 Joe Germaine 230 384 59.9 3330 8.7 9.2 25 7 150.6
2 Mark Garcia 12 26 46.2 189 7.3 8.0 1 0 119.9
3 Steve Bellisari 3 5 60.0 24 4.8 4.8 0 0 100.3
4 Michael Wiley 2 2 100.0 33 16.5 16.5 0 0 238.6
5 Jonathan Wells 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0
6 Austin Moherman 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0

Rushing & Receiving

Stats include bowl game
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Michael Wiley 198 1235 6.2 10 27 200 7.4 1 225 1435 6.4 11
2 Joe Montgomery 118 766 6.5 7 2 0 0.0 0 120 766 6.4 7
3 Joe Germaine 62 -83 -1.3 0 62 -83 -1.3 0
4 Jonathan Wells 41 197 4.8 2 1 11 11.0 0 42 208 5.0 2
5 Matt Keller 36 143 4.0 1 16 200 12.5 1 52 343 6.6 2
6 Derek Combs 31 88 2.8 1 1 1 1.0 0 32 89 2.8 1
7 Jamar Martin 12 34 2.8 1 5 68 13.6 0 17 102 6.0 1
8 Mark Garcia 6 -13 -2.2 0 6 -13 -2.2 0
9 Dee Miller 3 17 5.7 0 59 915 15.5 3 62 932 15.0 3
10 Jermon Jackson 2 8 4.0 0 2 8 4.0 0
11 David Boston 2 1 0.5 0 85 1435 16.9 13 87 1436 16.5 13
12 Jerry Westbrooks 1 3 3.0 0 1 7 7.0 0 2 10 5.0 0
13 Charlie Sanders 1 3 3.0 0 1 3 3.0 0
14 Brent Bartholomew 1 -4 -4.0 0 1 -4 -4.0 0
15 John Lumpkin 17 278 16.4 4 17 278 16.4 4
16 Reggie Germany 14 229 16.4 4 14 229 16.4 4
17 Ken-Yon Rambo 5 77 15.4 0 5 77 15.4 0
18 Darik Warnke 5 47 9.4 0 5 47 9.4 0
19 Steve Wisniewski 3 43 14.3 0 3 43 14.3 0
20 Jimmy Redmond 2 25 12.5 0 2 25 12.5 0
21 Kevin Griffin 2 19 9.5 0 2 19 9.5 0
22 Chad Cacchio 1 11 11.0 0 1 11 11.0 0
23 Kevin Houser 1 10 10.0 0 1 10 10.0 0

Defense & Fumbles

Stats include bowl game
Tackles Def Int Fumbles
Rk Player Solo Ast Tot Loss Sk Int Yds Avg TD PD FR Yds TD FF
1 Ahmed Plummer 4 2 0.5 0
2 Damon Moore 2 73 36.5 1
3 Tim Cheatwood 1 0 0.0 0
4 Nate Clements 1 0 0.0 0
5 Mike Collins 1 22 22.0 0
6 Na'il Diggs 1 18 18.0 0
7 Brent Johnson 1 11 11.0 0
8 Percy King 1 3 3.0 0
9 Central McClellion 1 60 60.0 1
10 David Mitchell 1 0 0.0 0
11 Jerry Rudzinski 1 0 0.0 0
12 Clinton Wayne 1 17 17.0 0

Kick & Punt Returns

Stats include bowl game
Kick Ret Punt Ret
Rk Player Ret Yds Avg TD Ret Yds Avg TD
1 Ken-Yon Rambo 12 237 19.8 0 19 128 6.7 0
2 Michael Wiley 6 143 23.8 0
3 Jonathan Wells 4 82 20.5 0
4 Matt Keller 2 16 8.0 0
5 Steve Bellisari 1 22 22.0 0
6 Reggie Germany 1 14 14.0 0
7 David Boston 19 270 14.2 1
8 Gary Berry 15 65 4.3 0
9 Derek Ross 2 39 19.5 0
10 Percy King 1 8 8.0 0
11 Nate Clements 1 7 7.0 0
12 David Mitchell 1 2 2.0 0

Kicking & Punting

Stats include bowl game
Kicking Punting
Rk Player XPM XPA XP% FGM FGA FG% Pts Punts Yds Avg
1 Dan Stultz 53 54 98.1 13 25 52.0 92
2 Brent Bartholomew 58 2335 40.3