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1955 Ohio State Buckeyes football
Big Ten Champions
Conference Big Ten Conference
Coaches #5
AP #5
1955 record 7-2 (6-0 Big Ten)
Head coach Woody Hayes

Home stadium

Ohio Stadium
« 1954 1956 »

The 1955 Ohio State Buckeyes football team represented the Ohio State University in the college football season of 1955-1956. The Buckeyes compiled a 7–2 record.



Date Opponent Site Result
September 24* Nebraska Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio W 28-20  
October 1* at Stanford Stanford StadiumStanford, California L 0-6  
October 8 Illinois Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio W 27-12  
October 15* Duke Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio L 14-20  
October 22 at Wisconsin Camp Randall StadiumMadison, Wisconsin W 26-16  
October 29 Northwestern Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio W 49-0  
November 5 Indiana Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio W 20-13  
November 12 Iowa Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio W 20-10  
November 19 at Michigan Michigan StadiumAnn Arbor, Michigan W 17-0  
*Non-Conference Game.


Coaching staff

Awards and honors


  • The November 12th game against Iowa was featured in the movie Back to the Future Part II. A radio announcer telling the scores of the day's games mentions that Ohio State beat Iowa 20-10.

1956 NFL draftees

Player Round Pick Position NFL Club
Howard Cassady 1 3 Halfback Detroit Lions
Fran Machinsky 4 41 Tackle Washington Redskins
Ken Vargo 9 106 Center Chicago Bears
Jerry Harkrader 22 261 Back New York Giants


Win/Loss statistics
Draft data


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