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1937 Ohio State Buckeyes football
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
Ranking
APNo. 13
1937 record6-2 (5-1 Big Ten)
Head coachFrancis Schmidt
Home stadiumOhio Stadium
Seasons
← 1936
1938 →
1937 Big Ten football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#5 Minnesota 5 0 0     6 2 0
#13 Ohio State 5 1 0     6 2 0
Indiana 3 2 0     5 3 0
Michigan 3 3 0     4 4 0
Northwestern 3 3 0     4 4 0
Purdue 2 2 1     4 3 1
Wisconsin 2 2 1     4 3 1
Illinois 2 3 0     3 3 2
Chicago 0 4 0     1 6 0
Iowa 0 5 0     1 7 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1937 Ohio State Buckeyes football team represented the Ohio State University in the college football season of 1937-1938. The Buckeyes compiled a 6–2 record with another win against Michigan. Schmidt, now 4-0 against Michigan, has outscored them 114-0 in those games. Buckeyes outscored opponents 125-23.

ScheduleEdit

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 25* Texas Christian Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH W 14-0   68,291
October 2 Purdue Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH W 13-0   49,643
October 9* at Southern California Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, CA L 12-13   55,000
October 23 #7 Northwestern #12 Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH W 7-0   67,521
October 30 at Chicago #8 Stagg FieldChicago, IL W 39-0   10,000
November 6 Indiana #8 Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH L 0-10   47,056
November 13 Illinois Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH W 19-0   41,921
November 20 at Michigan #19 Michigan StadiumAnn Arbor, MI W 21-0   56,766
*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll.

Coaching staffEdit

1938 NFL drafteesEdit

Player Round Pick Position NFL Club
Jim A. McDonald 1 2 Back Philadelphia Eagles
Gust Zarnas 5 40 Guard Chicago Bears
Dick Nardi 8 66 Back Detroit Lions
Charles Ream 9 71 Tackle Cleveland Rams
Ralph Wolf 10 86 Center Detroit Lions

ReferencesEdit

Win/Loss statistics
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