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1948 Ohio State Buckeyes football
Conference Big Ten Conference
1948 record 6-3 (3-3 Big Ten)
Head coach Wes Fesler

Home stadium

Ohio Stadium
« 1947 1949 »

The 1948 Ohio State Buckeyes football team represented the Ohio State University in the college football season of 1948-1949. The Buckeyes compiled a 6–3 record but still failed to beat Michigan. OSU outscored opponents 184-94.



Date Opponent Site Result
September 25* Missouri Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio W 21-7  
October 2* Southern California Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio W 20-0  
October 9 Iowa Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio L 7-14  
October 16 at Indiana Memorial Stadium (old)Bloomington, Indiana W 17-0  
October 23 Wisconsin Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio W 34-32  
October 30 at Northwestern Dyche StadiumEvanston, Illinois L 7-21  
November 6* Pittsburgh Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio W 41-0  
November 13 at Illinois Memorial StadiumChampaign, Illinois W 34-7  
November 20 Michigan Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio L 3-13  
*Non-Conference Game.

Coaching staff

1949 NFL draftees

Player Round Pick Position NFL Club
Gerry Krall 6 59 Defensive Back Chicago Bears
Jack Lininger 21 202 Linebacker Detroit Lions


Win/Loss statistics
Draft data


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