1917 Ohio State Buckeyes football
Big Ten Champions
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
1917 record8-0-1 (4-0 Big Ten)
Head coachJohn Wilce
Home stadiumOhio Field
Seasons
← 1916
1918 →
1917 Big Ten football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Ohio State 4 0 0     8 0 1
Minnesota 3 1 0     4 1 0
Northwestern 3 2 0     5 2 0
Wisconsin 3 2 0     4 2 1
Illinois 2 2 1     5 2 1
Chicago 2 2 1     3 2 1
Indiana 1 2 0     5 2 0
Michigan 0 1 0     8 2 0
Iowa 0 2 0     3 5 0
Purdue 0 4 0     3 4 0
† – Conference champion

The 1917 Ohio State Buckeyes football team represented the Ohio State University in the college football season of 1917-1918. The Buckeyes compiled a 8–0–1 record and became Big Ten champions for the second straight year with a 4-0 record in conference play. The Bucks outscored opponents 292-6.

Schedule[edit | edit source]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 29* Case Ohio FieldColumbus, Ohio W 49-0  
October 6* Ohio Wesleyan Ohio FieldColumbus, Ohio W 53-0  
October 13 Northwestern Ohio FieldColumbus, Ohio W 40-0  
October 27* Denison Ohio FieldColumbus, Ohio W 67-0  
November 3 at Indiana Jordan FieldBloomington, Indiana W 26-3  
November 10 at Wisconsin Camp Randall StadiumMadison, Wisconsin W 16-3  
November 17 Illinois Ohio FieldColumbus, Ohio W 13-0  
November 24* vs. Auburn Montgomery, Alabama T 0-0  
November 29* Camp Sherman (Chillicothe) Ohio FieldColumbus, Ohio W 28-0  
*Non-Conference Game.

Coaching staff[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

Win/Loss statistics
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