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1956 Ohio State Buckeyes football
Conference Big Ten Conference
AP #15
1956 record 6-3 (4-2 Big Ten)
Head coach Woody Hayes

Home stadium

Ohio Stadium
« 1955 1957 »

The 1956 Ohio State Buckeyes football team represented the Ohio State University in the college football season of 1956-1957. The Buckeyes compiled a 6–3 record.



Date Opponent Site Result
September 29* Nebraska Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio W 34-7  
October 6* Stanford Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio W 32-20  
October 13 at Illinois Memorial StadiumChampaign, Illinois W 26-6  
October 20* Penn State Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio L 6-7  
October 27 Wisconsin Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio W 21-0  
November 3 at Northwestern Dyche StadiumEvanston, Illinois W 6-2  
November 10 Indiana Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio W 35-14  
November 17 at Iowa Iowa StadiumIowa City, Iowa L 0-6  
November 24 Michigan Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio L 0-19  
*Non-Conference Game.

Coaching staff

1957 NFL draftees

Player Round Pick Position NFL Club
Jim Parker 1 8 Tackle Baltimore Colts
Bill Michael 2 16 Guard Pittsburgh Steelers
Jim Roseboro 11 124 Back Green Bay Packers
Bill Cummings 11 125 Tackle Cleveland Browns
Hubert Bobo 13 146 Linebacker Philadelphia Eagles
Joe Cannavino 16 185 Defensive Back Baltimore Colts
Dick Guy 18 212 Guard San Francisco 49ers
Aurelius Thomas 22 257 Guard Pittsburgh Steelers
Andy Okulovich 27 319 Back Cleveland Browns
Don Vicic 27 320 Back San Francisco 49ers
Lee Williams 30 351 Back Los Angeles Rams


Win/Loss statistics
Draft data


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