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1991 Ohio State Buckeyes football
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
1991 record8–4 (5–3 Big Ten)
Head coachJohn Cooper
Offensive coordinatorElliot Uzelac
Defensive coordinatorBill Young
Home stadiumOhio Stadium
(Capacity: 91,470)
Seasons
← 1990
1992 →
1991 Big Ten football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#6/6 Michigan 8 0 0     10 2 0
#10/10 Iowa 7 1 0     10 1 1
Ohio State 5 3 0     8 4 0
Indiana 5 3 0     7 4 1
Illinois 4 4 0     6 6 0
Purdue 3 5 0     4 7 0
Michigan State 3 5 0     3 8 0
Wisconsin 2 6 0     5 6 0
Northwestern 2 6 0     3 8 0
Minnesota 1 7 0     2 9 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 1991 Ohio State Buckeyes football team represented the Ohio State University in the college football season of 1991–1992. The Buckeyes compiled a 8–4 record, including the 1992 Hall of Fame Bowl in Tampa, Florida, where they lost 24–17 to the Syracuse Orangemen.

ScheduleEdit

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 7* 3:30 PM Arizona #22 Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH ABC W 38–14   92,743[1]
September 14* 12:30 PM Louisville #19 Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH ESPN W 23–15   91,734[1]
September 21* 1:30 PM Washington State #16 Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH W 33–19   92,687[1]
October 5 12:30 PM Wisconsin #14 Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH W 31–16   94,221[1]
October 12 3:30 PM at #20 Illinois #11 Memorial StadiumChampaign, IL (Illibuck) ABC L 7–10   70,125[1]
October 19 1:05 PM at Northwestern #18 Cleveland StadiumCleveland, OH W 34–3   73,830[1]
October 26 3:30 PM Michigan State #14 Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH ABC W 27–17   94,341[1]
November 2 3:30 PM #11 Iowa #13 Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH ABC L 9–16   95,357[1]
November 9 12:30 PM at Minnesota #19 Hubert H. Humphrey MetrodomeMinneapolis, MN ESPN W 35–6   30,145[1]
November 16 12:30 PM Indiana #19 Ohio Stadium • Columbus, OH ESPN W 20–16   93,417[1]
November 23 12:00 PM at #4 Michigan #18 Michigan StadiumAnn Arbor, MI (The Game) ABC L 3–31   106,156[1]
January 1* 1:00 PM vs. #16 Syracuse #25 Tampa StadiumTampa, FL (Hall of Fame Bowl) NBC L 17–24   57,789[1]
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.
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Coaching staffEdit

  • John Cooper - Head Coach (4th year)
  • Bobby April - Defensive Backs (1st year)
  • Larry Coyer - Defensive Backs (3rd year)
  • Joe Hollis - Offensive Line (1st year)
  • Ron Hudson - Quarterbacks (4th year)
  • Gene Huey - Offensive Wide Receivers (4th year)
  • Bob Palcic - Offensive Line (6th year)
  • Fred Pagac - Defensive Linebackers (10th year)
  • Elliot Uzelac - Offensive Coordinator (1st year)
  • Bill Young - Defensive Coordinator (4th year)

1992 NFL drafteesEdit

Player Round Pick Position NFL Club
Alonzo Spellman 1 22 Defensive End Chicago Bears
Scottie Graham 7 188 Running Back Pittsburgh Steelers
Kent Graham 8 211 Quarterback New York Giants
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ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 Park, Jack (2003). The Official Ohio State Football Encyclopedia. Champaign, IL: Sports Publishing LLC. ISBN 1-58261-695-7.
  2. http://cfreference.net/cfr/school.s?id=227&season=1991
  3. http://www.pro-football-reference.com/draft/1992.htm
Win/Loss statistics
Draft data
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