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1951 Ohio State Buckeyes football
Conference Big Ten Conference
1951 record 4-3-2 (2-3-2 Big Ten)
Head coach Woody Hayes

Home stadium

Ohio Stadium
« 1950 1952 »

The 1951 Ohio State Buckeyes football team represented the Ohio State University in the college football season of 1951-1952. The Buckeyes compiled a 4–3–2 record as the famous Woodrow "Woody" Hayes took over. The Bucks outscored teams 109-104 but fell to Michigan (Woody 0-1.)



Date Opponent Site Result
September 29* Southern Methodist Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio W 7-0  
October 6 Michigan State Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio L 20-24  
October 13 at Wisconsin Camp Randall StadiumMadison, Wisconsin T 6-6  
October 20 Indiana Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio L 10-32  
October 27 Iowa Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio W 47-21  
November 3 Northwestern Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio W 3-0  
November 10* at Pittsburgh Pitt StadiumPittsburgh, Pennsylvania W 16-14  
November 17 Illinois Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio T 0-0  
November 24 at Michigan Michigan StadiumAnn Arbor, Michigan L 0-7  
*Non-Conference Game.

Coaching staff

1952 NFL draftees

Player Round Pick Position NFL Club
Joe Campanella 3 36 Linebacker Cleveland Browns
Vic Janowicz 7 79 Halfback Washington Redskins
Sonny Gandee 9 106 Linebacker Detroit Lions
Dick Logan 11 132 Guard Cleveland Browns
Steve Ruzich 14 168 Guard Cleveland Browns
Julius Wittman 15 175 Tackle Washington Redskins
Dick Doyle 27 318 Defensive Back Pittsburgh Steelers
Walt Klevay 29 348 Back Cleveland Browns


Win/Loss statistics
Draft data


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