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1949 Ohio State Buckeyes football
Big Ten Champions
Rose Bowl, W 17-14 vs. California
Conference Big Ten Conference
AP #6
1949 record 7-1-2 (4-1-1 Big Ten)
Head coach Wes Fesler

Home stadium

Ohio Stadium
« 1948 1950 »

The 1949 Ohio State Buckeyes football team represented the Ohio State University in the college football season of 1949-1950. The Buckeyes compiled a 7–1–2 record, including the 1950 Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California, where they won 17–14 against the California Golden Bears. Outscored opponents 207-136. Fesler at 0-2-1 vs Michigan.



Date Opponent Site Result
September 24* Missouri Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio W 35-34  
October 1 Indiana Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio W 46-7  
October 8* at Southern California Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, California T 13-13  
October 15 Minnesota Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio L 0-27  
October 22 at Wisconsin Camp Randall StadiumMadison, Wisconsin W 21-0  
October 29 Northwestern Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio W 24-7  
November 5* at Pittsburgh Pitt StadiumPittsburgh, Pennsylvania W 14-10  
November 12 Illinois Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio W 30-17  
November 19 at Michigan Michigan StadiumAnn Arbor, Michigan T 7-7  
January 2* vs. California Rose BowlPasadena, California (Rose Bowl) W 17-14  
*Non-Conference Game.

Coaching staff

1950 NFL draftees

Player Round Pick Position NFL Club
Fred Morrison 1 10 Fullback Chicago Bears
Jack Jennings 2 21 Tackle Chicago Cardinals
Dick O'Hanlon 8 105 Tackle Philadelphia Eagles
Jack Wilson 11 135 Tackle Detroit Lions
Bill Trautwein 14 181 Tackle Los Angeles Rams
Jim Hague 22 287 End Philadelphia Eagles
George Mattey 23 290 Guard Green Bay Packers


Win/Loss statistics
Draft data


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