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1953 Ohio State Buckeyes football
Conference Big Ten Conference
Coaches #20
1953 record 6-3 (4-3 Big Ten)
Head coach Woody Hayes

Home stadium

Ohio Stadium
« 1952 1954 »

The 1953 Ohio State Buckeyes football team represented the Ohio State University in the college football season of 1953-1954. The Buckeyes compiled a 6–3 record.



Date Opponent Site Result
September 26 Indiana Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio W 36-12  
October 3* at California California Memorial StadiumBerkeley, California W 33-19  
October 10 Illinois Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio L 20-41  
October 17* at Pennsylvania Franklin FieldPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania W 12-6  
October 24 at Wisconsin Camp Randall StadiumMadison, Wisconsin W 20-19  
October 31 Northwestern Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio W 27-13  
November 7 Michigan State Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio L 13-28  
November 14 Purdue Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio W 21-6  
November 21 at Michigan Michigan StadiumAnn Arbor, Michigan L 0-20  
*Non-Conference Game.

Coaching staff

1954 NFL draftees

Player Round Pick Position NFL Club
George Jacoby 6 65 Tackle New York Giants
Mike Takacs 13 147 Guard Green Bay Packers
Bob Myers 22 256 Tackle Baltimore Colts
George Rosso 25 296 Defensive Back Washington Redskins


Win/Loss statistics
Draft data


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