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Ohio State Buckeyes Passing

Location: Columbus, Ohio ▪ Colors: Scarlet & Gray
Stadium: Ohio Stadium (cap. 102,329)
Record*: 103 Years, 741-251-36, .738 W-L% (Major School)
*W-L-T adjusted to 729-250-36 by NCAA.

Conferences: Big Ten, Western and Ind
Conference Champion: 35 Times
Bowls: 43 Bowls, 20-23, .465 W-L% (Major Bowls)

Ranked in AP Poll: 60 Times (Preseason), 53 Times (Final), 821 Weeks (Total)

  • Players sorted by passing yards.
  • An asterisk (*) after a player's name indicates bowl stats are included.
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Since 1956

Passing Rushing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
1 Art Schlichter* 497 951 52.3 7547 7.9 6.8 50 46 126.6 513 1303 2.5 35
2 Bobby Hoying* 498 858 58.0 7232 8.4 7.9 57 35 142.6 168 -81 -0.5 4
3 Joe Germaine* 439 741 59.2 6370 8.6 8.9 56 20 151.0 111 -276 -2.5 0
4 Greg Frey* 443 835 53.1 6316 7.6 6.3 37 39 121.9 153 -218 -1.4 6
5 Terrelle Pryor* 477 783 60.9 6177 7.9 7.9 57 26 144.6 436 2164 5.0 17
6 Troy Smith* 420 670 62.7 5720 8.5 9.3 54 13 157.1 293 1168 4.0 14
7 Mike Tomczak* 376 675 55.7 5569 8.3 6.8 32 36 130.0 183 446 2.4 10
8 Steve Bellisari* 365 724 50.4 5558 7.7 6.8 33 28 122.2 295 608 2.1 5
9 Braxton Miller* 395 666 59.3 5292 7.9 8.4 52 17 146.7 557 3054 5.5 32
10 Jim Karsatos* 359 629 57.1 5089 8.1 7.7 36 21 137.2 130 172 1.3 6
11 Craig Krenzel* 328 577 56.8 4489 7.8 7.1 28 21 130.9 247 600 2.4 6
12 Todd Boeckman* 255 402 63.4 3085 7.7 7.4 31 16 145.4 83 85 1.0 1
13 Stanley Jackson* 194 353 55.0 2660 7.5 7.6 22 9 133.7 191 533 2.8 5
14 Don Unverferth 220 468 47.0 2518 5.4 3.4 12 26 89.6 142 -123 -0.9 3
15 Rex Kern* 188 364 51.6 2444 6.7 4.8 19 24 112.1 352 1714 4.9 24
16 Kirk Herbstreit* 197 349 56.4 2437 7.0 5.9 5 11 113.5 117 140 1.2 2
17 Cornelius Greene* 146 265 55.1 2348 8.9 6.7 17 20 135.6 420 2066 4.9 29
18 Tom Tupa* 171 304 56.3 2252 7.4 6.6 15 12 126.9 102 51 0.5 4
19 Justin Zwick* 158 276 57.2 1779 6.4 5.8 7 7 114.7 55 56 1.0 1
20 William Long* 154 308 50.0 1768 5.7 3.6 8 18 95.1 158 132 0.8 7
Passing Rushing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
21 Greg Hare* 91 200 45.5 1338 6.7 3.7 6 16 95.6 122 470 3.9 6
22 Rod Gerald* 83 158 52.5 1273 8.1 4.3 4 15 109.6 265 1057 4.0 18
23 Kent Graham* 94 179 52.5 1213 6.8 5.5 7 8 113.4 77 -37 -0.5 1
24 Tom Matte 78 146 53.4 1176 8.1 7.8 12 6 140.0 258 868 3.4 3
25 Scott McMullen* 87 141 61.7 1103 7.8 7.8 9 4 142.8 26 44 1.7 1
26 Ron Maciejowski* 63 132 47.7 1012 7.7 4.6 7 12 111.4 121 465 3.8 8
27 Kenny Guiton* 89 134 66.4 893 6.7 7.7 16 4 155.8 53 383 7.2 6
28 Joe Bauserman* 65 133 48.9 812 6.1 6.5 7 2 114.5 39 46 1.2 1
29 Bret Powers* 45 77 58.4 721 9.4 7.7 7 6 151.5 12 15 1.3 0
30 Don Lamka 54 107 50.5 718 6.7 5.0 2 5 103.7 107 308 2.9 8
31 Joe Sparma 46 109 42.2 629 5.8 4.3 8 7 102.1 27 -59 -2.2 0
32 Frank Kremblas* 36 95 37.9 618 6.5 5.2 3 4 94.5 145 466 3.2 8
33 Kevin Rusnak* 39 75 52.0 536 7.1 6.9 6 3 130.4 37 88 2.4 0
34 Austin Moherman* 36 76 47.4 435 5.7 3.3 2 5 91.0 18 -22 -1.2 0
35 Jerry Fields 29 71 40.8 431 6.1 2.2 2 7 81.4 97 186 1.9 1
36 Brent Offenbecher* 26 57 45.6 428 7.5 4.3 2 5 102.7 23 -22 -1.0 0
37 Jim Pacenta* 29 56 51.8 425 7.6 5.5 1 3 110.7 69 64 0.9 1
38 Mark Garcia* 21 49 42.9 364 7.4 7.3 2 1 114.6 10 -36 -3.6 0
39 William Mrukowski 33 60 55.0 325 5.4 4.3 1 2 99.3 58 155 2.7 3
40 Bob Atha* 20 41 48.8 264 6.4 3.6 1 3 96.3 54 287 5.3 6
Passing Rushing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
41 Greg Castignola* 18 40 45.0 231 5.8 7.8 4 0 126.5 74 262 3.5 5
42 Michael Wiley* 10 11 90.9 225 20.5 24.1 2 0 322.7 509 2951 5.8 27
43 John Mummey 7 19 36.8 148 7.8 9.9 2 0 137.0 138 775 5.6 4
44 Don Clark* 8 13 61.5 139 10.7 10.3 2 1 186.7 385 2116 5.5 21
45 Rob Schoenhoft* 18 26 69.2 134 5.2 5.2 0 0 112.5 11 13 1.2 1
46 Steve Morrison* 7 17 41.2 121 7.1 1.8 0 2 77.4 35 126 3.6 2
47 Nicholas Yonclas 7 26 26.9 120 4.6 -5.8 0 6 19.5 4 -15 -3.8 0
48 Gerald Ehrsam 11 29 37.9 98 3.4 -1.3 0 3 45.6 40 75 1.9 0
49 Andrew Okulovich* 7 12 58.3 94 7.8 7.8 0 0 124.1 13 -19 -1.5 1
50 Dave Purdy* 8 18 44.4 93 5.2 4.9 2 1 113.4 16 29 1.8 0
51 Frank Ellwood 7 20 35.0 86 4.3 1.6 4 3 107.1 78 254 3.3 6
52 Tom Hoying* 6 16 37.5 82 5.1 8.9 3 0 142.4 9 8 0.9 0
53 Tim Stephens* 5 7 71.4 68 9.7 3.3 0 1 124.5 13 8 0.6 0
54 Jack Wallace 8 18 44.4 64 3.6 1.1 0 1 63.2 21 -27 -1.3 0
55 Gary Williams* 1 1 100.0 63 63.0 63.0 0 0 629.2
56 Jeff Graham* 1 2 50.0 60 30.0 40.0 1 0 467.0 8 64 8.0 0
57 Don Sutherin* 2 5 40.0 59 11.8 11.8 0 0 139.1 61 179 2.9 0
58 Antonio Henton* 3 6 50.0 57 9.5 12.8 1 0 184.8 9 41 4.6 0
59 Ralph Gage* 2 3 66.7 52 17.3 24.0 1 0 322.3 8 12 1.5 0
60 James Roseboro 3 11 27.3 45 4.1 4.1 0 0 61.6 152 712 4.7 5
Passing Rushing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
61 Devier Posey* 1 1 100.0 39 39.0 59.0 1 0 757.6 3 13 4.3 0
62 Ted Ginn Jr.* 1 2 50.0 38 19.0 29.0 1 0 374.6 28 213 7.6 3
63 Jeff Logan* 1 1 100.0 36 36.0 36.0 0 0 402.4 349 2026 5.8 11
64 Keith Byars* 1 1 100.0 35 35.0 55.0 1 0 724.0 619 3200 5.2 46
65 Vince Workman* 2 4 50.0 35 8.8 13.8 1 0 206.0 412 1882 4.6 13
66 Joe Pickens* 1 5 20.0 34 6.8 6.8 0 0 77.1 2 -1 -0.5 0
67 Mike Strahine* 2 3 66.7 28 9.3 9.3 0 0 145.1 17 37 2.2 0
68 Cris Carter* 1 2 50.0 26 13.0 23.0 1 0 324.2 2 7 3.5 0
69 Paul Warfield 1 2 50.0 25 12.5 12.5 0 0 155.0 196 1047 5.3 8
70 Marc Hicks 1 1 100.0 22 22.0 22.0 0 0 284.8 29 131 4.5 0
71 Tim Williams* 1 1 100.0 21 21.0 21.0 0 0 276.4
72 Pepe Pearson* 1 1 100.0 21 21.0 21.0 0 0 276.4 659 3076 4.7 32
73 Jordan Hall* 1 1 100.0 20 20.0 40.0 1 0 598.0 305 1571 5.2 14
74 Arnold Fontes 2 6 33.3 19 3.2 -4.3 0 1 26.6 39 100 2.6 1
75 Mike Sensibaugh* 1 1 100.0 18 18.0 18.0 0 0 251.2 4 16 4.0 0
76 Arnold Chonko 2 3 66.7 15 5.0 5.0 0 0 108.7 5 12 2.4 0
77 Dick LeBeau* 2 6 33.3 12 2.0 2.0 0 0 50.1 140 526 3.8 8
78 Scott Powell* 1 3 33.3 11 3.7 3.7 0 0 64.1
79 Bill Boyle 1 2 50.0 9 4.5 4.5 0 0 87.8 7 29 4.1 0
80 John Wagoner 1 2 50.0 8 4.0 4.0 0 0 83.6 2 -1 -0.5 0
Passing Rushing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
81 Bill Wentz* 1 1 100.0 7 7.0 7.0 0 0 158.8 26 76 2.9 0
82 David Brungard* 1 3 33.3 7 2.3 9.0 1 0 162.9 176 776 4.4 3
83 Cardale Jones* 1 2 50.0 3 1.5 1.5 0 0 62.6 17 128 7.5 1
84 Dave Zuhars* 1 1 100.0 3 3.0 3.0 0 0 125.2 5 4 0.8 0
85 Chad Cacchio* 1 1 100.0 1 1.0 1.0 0 0 108.4
86 Jaymes Bryant* 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 -45.0 0 1 -200.0 313 1400 4.5 9
87 John Dresser* 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 4 12 3.0 0
88 Tom Crawford* 1 4 25.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 25.0 1 2 2.0 0
89 Tom Barrington 0 4 0.0 0 0.0 -11.3 0 1 -50.0 266 1024 3.8 7
90 Chris Vance* 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0
91 Tim Spencer* 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 644 3553 5.5 36
92 Dan Stultz* 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0
93 Michael Benis 0 2 0.0 0 0.0 -22.5 0 1 -100.0 1 3 3.0 0
94 B.J. Sander* 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 1 -10 -10.0 0
95 Hubert Bobo 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 -45.0 0 1 -200.0 4 4 1.0 0
96 Ross Moore* 0 2 0.0 0 0.0 -22.5 0 1 -100.0 1 -9 -9.0 0
97 Doug Smith* 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 2 0 0.0 0
98 Richard Galbos* 0 2 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 197 859 4.4 4
99 Everett Ross* 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 -45.0 0 1 -200.0 4 21 5.3 0
100 Bernard Edwards* 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0
Passing Rushing
Rk Player Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
101 Jonathan Wells* 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.0 460 2344 5.1 26