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1959 Ohio State Buckeyes football
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
1959 record3-5-1 (2-4-1 Big Ten)
Head coachWoody Hayes
CaptainJim Houston
Home stadiumOhio Stadium
Seasons
← 1958
1960 →
1959 Big Ten football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#6/6 Wisconsin 5 2 0     7 3 0
#NR/16 Michigan State 4 2 0     5 4 0
Purdue 4 2 1     5 2 2
#13/12 Illinois 4 2 1     5 3 1
Northwestern 4 3 0     6 3 0
Iowa 3 3 0     5 4 0
Michigan 3 4 0     4 5 0
Indiana 2 4 1     4 4 1
Ohio State 2 4 1     3 5 1
Minnesota 1 6 0     2 7 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 1959 Ohio State Buckeyes football team represented the Ohio State University in the college football season of 1959-1960. The Buckeyes compiled a 3–5–1 record.

ScheduleEdit

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 26* Duke #12 Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH W 14-13   82,834
October 2* at #11 USC #14 Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, CA L 0-17   49,592
October 10 #20 Illinois Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH L 0-9   82,980
October 17 #6 Purdue Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH W 15-0   83,391
October 24 at #12 Wisconsin #20 Camp Randall StadiumMadison, WI L 3-12   55,400
October 31 Michigan State Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH W 30-24   83,130
November 7 Indiana Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH T 0-0   82,075
November 14 #16 Iowa Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH L 7-16   82,126
November 21 at Michigan Michigan StadiumAnn Arbor, MI L 14-23   90,093
*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll.

Coaching staffEdit

1960 Pro drafteesEdit

Player Draft Round Pick Position NFL Club
Jim Houston NFL 1 8 Linebacker Cleveland Browns
Jim Marshall NFL 4 44 Defensive End Cleveland Browns
Bob White NFL 8 91 Fullback Cleveland Browns

ReferencesEdit

Win/Loss statistics
Draft data
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