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1961 Ohio State Buckeyes football
Big Ten Champions
Conference Big Ten Conference
Coaches #2
AP #2
1961 record 8-0-1 (6-0 Big Ten)
Head coach Woody Hayes

Home stadium

Ohio Stadium
« 1960 1962 »

The 1961 Ohio State Buckeyes football team represented the Ohio State University in the college football season of 1961-1962. The Buckeyes compiled a 8–0–1 record.



Date Opponent Site Result
September 30* Texas Christian Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio T 7-7  
October 7* UCLA Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio W 13-3  
October 14 Illinois Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio W 44-0  
October 21 at Northwestern Dyche StadiumEvanston, Illinois W 10-0  
October 28 at Wisconsin Camp Randall StadiumMadison, Wisconsin W 30-21  
November 4 Iowa Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio W 29-13  
November 11 at Indiana Memorial StadiumBloomington, Indiana W 16-7  
November 18* Oregon Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio W 22-12  
November 25 at Michigan Michigan StadiumAnn Arbor, Michigan W 50-20  
*Non-Conference Game.

Coaching staff

1962 Pro draftees

Player Draft Round Pick Position NFL Club
Bob Ferguson NFL 1 5 Fullback Pittsburgh Steelers
Bob Ferguson AFL 1 8 Fullback San Diego Chargers
Chuck Bryant NFL 3 34 End St. Louis Cardinals
Chuck Bryant AFL 13 104 End San Diego Chargers
Sam Tidmore NFL 6 81 Linebacker Cleveland Browns
Sam Tidmore AFL 20 156 Linebacker Buffalo Bills
John Havlicek NFL 7 95 End Cleveland Browns
Jack Roberts NFL 20 273 Tackle Chicago Bears
Mike Ingram AFL 31 246 Guard Boston Patriots


Win/Loss statistics
Draft data


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