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1972 Ohio State Buckeyes football
Ohio State buckeyes logo.png
Big Ten Co-Champions
Rose Bowl, L 42-17 vs. Southern California
Conference Big Ten Conference
Coaches #3
AP #9
1972 record 9-2 (7-1 Big Ten)
Head coach Woody Hayes

Home stadium

Ohio Stadium
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The 1972 Ohio State Buckeyes football team represented the Ohio State University in the college football season of 1972-1973. The Buckeyes compiled a 9–2 record, including the 1973 Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California, where they lost 42–17 to the Southern California Trojans.



Date Opponent Site Result
September 16 Iowa Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio W 21-0  
September 30* North Carolina Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio W 29-14  
October 7* at California California Memorial StadiumBerkeley, California W 35-18  
October 14 Illinois Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio W 26-7  
October 21 Indiana Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio W 44-7  
October 28 at Wisconsin Camp Randall StadiumMadison, Wisconsin W 28-20  
November 4 Minnesota Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio W 27-19  
November 11 at Michigan State Spartan StadiumLansing, Michigan L 12-19  
November 18 at Northwestern Dyche StadiumEvanston, Illinois W 27-14  
November 25 Michigan Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio W 14-11  
January 1* vs. Southern California Rose BowlPasadena, California (Rose Bowl) L 17-42  
*Non-Conference Game.

Coaching staff

1973 NFL draftees

Player Round Pick Position NFL Club
Rick Seifert 8 194 Defensive Back New York Jets
George Hasenohrl 8 198 Defensive Tackle New York Giants
John Bledsoe 8 203 Running Back Detroit Lions
Rich Galbos 9 218 Running Back Washington Redskins
Earl Belgrave 17 435 Tackle Detroit Lions


Win/Loss statistics
Draft data


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