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1943 Ohio State Buckeyes football
Conference Big Ten Conference
1943 record 3-6 (1-4 Big Ten)
Head coach Paul Brown

Home stadium

Ohio Stadium
« 1942 1944 »

The 1943 Ohio State Buckeyes football team represented the Ohio State University in the college football season of 1943-1944 was a letdown after last seasons National Championship. The Buckeyes compiled a 3–6 record being outscored 149-187. Coach Paul Brown finished 1-1-1 against Michigan and went 18-8-1 overall in three seasons.



Date Opponent Site Result
September 25* Iowa Pre-Flight Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio L 13-28  
October 2* Missouri Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio W 27-6  
October 9* at Great Lakes Navy Ross Field • North Chicago, Illinois L 6-13  
October 16 vs. Purdue Cleveland StadiumCleveland, Ohio L 7-30  
October 23 Northwestern Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio L 0-13  
October 30 Indiana Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio L 14-20  
November 6* at Pittsburgh Pitt StadiumPittsburgh, Pennsylvania W 46-6  
November 13 Illinois Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio W 29-26  
November 20 at Michigan Michigan StadiumAnn Arbor, Michigan L 7-45  
*Non-Conference Game.

Coaching staff

1944 NFL draftees

Player Round Pick Position NFL Club
Paul Sarringhaus 9 80 Halfback Philadelphia Eagles
Bob Shaw 10 97 End Cleveland Rams
Lin Houston 11 106 Guard Chicago Bears
Charley Csuri 16 154 Tackle Chicago Cardinals


Win/Loss statistics
Draft data


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