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1971 Ohio State Buckeyes football
Ohio State buckeyes logo.png
Conference Big Ten Conference
1971 record 6-4 (5-3 Big Ten)
Head coach Woody Hayes

Home stadium

Ohio Stadium
« 1970 1972 »

The 1971 Ohio State Buckeyes football team represented the Ohio State University in the college football season of 1971-1972. The Buckeyes compiled a 6–4 record.



Date Opponent Site Result
September 11 Iowa Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio W 52-21  
September 25* Colorado Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio L 14-20  
October 2* California Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio W 35-3  
October 9 at Illinois Memorial StadiumChampaign, Illinois W 24-10  
October 16 at Indiana Memorial StadiumBloomington, Indiana W 27-7  
October 23 Wisconsin Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio W 31-6  
October 30 at Minnesota Memorial StadiumMinneapolis, Minnesota W 14-12  
November 6 Michigan State Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio L 10-17  
November 13 Northwestern Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio L 10-14  
November 20 at Michigan Michigan StadiumAnn Arbor, Michigan L 7-10  
*Non-Conference Game.

Coaching staff

1972 NFL draftees

Player Round Pick Position NFL Club
Tom DeLeone 5 106 Center Cincinnati Bengals
Harry Howard 9 225 Defensive Back Los Angeles Rams
Jimmy Harris 12 312 Wide Receiver Dallas Cowboys
Tom Campana 13 316 Defensive Back St. Louis Cardinals
Dick Wakefield 16 409 Wide Receiver Cleveland Browns
Stan White 17 438 Linebacker Baltimore Colts


Win/Loss statistics
Draft data


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