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1946 Ohio State Buckeyes football
Conference Big Ten Conference
1946 record 4-3-2 (2-3-1 Big Ten)
Head coach Paul Bixler

Home stadium

Ohio Stadium
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The 1946 Ohio State Buckeyes football team represented the Ohio State University in the college football season of 1946-1947. In Paul Bixler's first and last season, the Buckeyes compiled a 4–3–2 record and got outscored 166-170. Bixler lost to Michigan in this season (0-1).



Date Opponent Site Result
September 28* Missouri Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio T 13-13  
October 5* at Southern California Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, California W 21-0  
October 12 at Wisconsin Camp Randall StadiumMadison, Wisconsin L 7-20  
October 19 Purdue Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio T 14-14  
October 26 Minnesota Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio W 39-9  
November 2 at Northwestern Ryan FieldEvanston, Illinois W 39-27  
November 9* Pittsburgh Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio W 20-13  
November 16 at Illinois Memorial StadiumChampaign, Illinois L 7-16  
November 23 Michigan Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio L 6-58  
*Non-Conference Game.

Coaching staff

1947 NFL draftees

Player Round Pick Position NFL Club
Russ Thomas 2 12 Tackle Detroit Lions
Dante Lavelli 12 103 End Los Angeles Rams
Tony Adamle 12 105 Linebacker Chicago Bears
Tommy James 17 146 Defensive Back Detroit Lions
Hal Dean 30 283 Guard Los Angeles Rams


Win/Loss statistics
Draft data


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