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1974 Ohio State Buckeyes football
Ohio State buckeyes logo.png
Big Ten Co-Champions
Rose Bowl, L 18-17 vs. Southern California
Conference Big Ten Conference
Coaches #3
AP #4
1974 record 10-2 (7-1 Big Ten)
Head coach Woody Hayes

Home stadium

Ohio Stadium
« 1973 1975 »

The 1974 Ohio State Buckeyes football team represented the Ohio State University in the college football season of 1974-1975. The Buckeyes compiled a 10–2 record, including the 1975 Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California, where they lost 18–17 to the Southern California Trojans.



Date Opponent Site Result
September 14 at Minnesota Memorial StadiumMinneapolis, Minnesota W 34-19  
September 21* Oregon State Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio W 51-10  
September 28* Southern Methodist Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio W 28-9  
October 5* vs. Washington State Husky StadiumSeattle, Washington W 42-7  
October 12 Wisconsin Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio W 52-7  
October 19 Indiana Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio W 49-9  
October 26 at Northwestern Dyche StadiumEvanston, Illinois W 55-7  
November 2 Illinois Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio W 49-7  
November 9 at Michigan State Spartan StadiumLansing, Michigan L 13-16  
November 16 at Iowa Kinnick StadiumIowa City, Iowa W 35-10  
November 23 Michigan Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio W 12-10  
January 1* vs. Southern California Rose BowlPasadena, California (Rose Bowl) L 17-18  
*Non-Conference Game.


Coaching staff

Awards and honors

  • Archie Griffin, Heisman Trophy[2]

1975 NFL draftees

Player Round Pick Position NFL Club
Kurt Schumacher 1 12 Guard New Orleans Saints
Doug France 1 20 Tackle Los Angeles Rams
Neal Colzie 1 24 Defensive Back Oakland Raiders
Peter Cusick 3 66 Nose Tackle New England Patriots
Steve Luke 4 88 Defensive Back Green Bay Packers
Champ Henson 4 89 Running Back Minnesota Vikings
Bruce Elia 4 100 Linebacker Miami Dolphins
Jim Cope 5 119 Linebacker Cleveland Browns
Dave Hazel 11 261 Wide Receiver Baltimore Colts
Steve Myers 11 275 Guard Detroit Lions
Doug Plank 12 291 Defensive Back Chicago Bears
Larry O'Rourke 14 354 Defensive Tackle Philadelphia Eagles
Mike Bartoszek 17 430 Tight End New York Jets


Win/Loss statistics
Draft data


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