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1975 Ohio State Buckeyes football
Ohio State buckeyes logo.png
Big Ten Champions
Rose Bowl, L 23-10 vs. UCLA
Conference Big Ten Conference
Coaches #4
AP #4
1975 record 11-1 (8-0 Big Ten)
Head coach Woody Hayes

Home stadium

Ohio Stadium
« 1974 1976 »

The 1975 Ohio State Buckeyes football team represented the Ohio State University in the college football season of 1975-1976. The Buckeyes compiled a 11–1 record, including the 1976 Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California, where they lost 23–10 to the UCLA Bruins.

In 1975, Archie Griffin would become college football's only two-time Heisman trophy winner. Griffin won four Big Ten Conference titles with the Ohio State Buckeyes and became the only player ever to start in four Rose Bowls.



Date Opponent Site Result
September 13 at Michigan State Spartan StadiumLansing, Michigan W 21-0  
September 20* Penn State Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio W 17-9  
September 27* North Carolina Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio W 32-7  
October 4* at UCLA Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, California W 41-20  
October 11 Iowa Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio W 49-0  
October 18 Wisconsin Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio W 56-0  
October 25 at Purdue Ross-Ade StadiumWest Lafayette, Indiana W 35-6  
November 1 Indiana Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio W 24-14  
November 8 at Illinois Memorial StadiumChampaign, Illinois W 40-3  
November 15 Minnesota Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio W 38-6  
November 22 at Michigan Michigan StadiumAnn Arbor, Michigan W 21-14  
January 1* vs. UCLA Rose BowlPasadena, California (Rose Bowl) L 10-23  
*Non-Conference Game.


Coaching staff

Awards and honors

  • Archie Griffin, Heisman Trophy[2]

1976 NFL draftees

Player Round Pick Position NFL Club
Tim Fox 1 21 Defensive Back New England Patriots
Archie Griffin 1 24 Running Back Cincinnati Bengals
Brian Baschnagel 3 66 Wide Receiver Chicago Bears
Leonard Willis 4 118 Wide Receiver Minnesota Vikings
Ken Kuhn 7 205 Linebacker Cincinnati Bengals
Craig Cassady 8 213 Defensive Back New Orleans Saints
Tom Klaban 10 287 Kicker Cincinnati Bengals
Cornelius Greene 11 317 Quarterback Dallas Cowboys
Larry Kain 13 375 Tight End Pittsburgh Steelers
Pat Curto 16 441 Linebacker Atlanta Falcons
Scott Dannelley 17 482 Guard Cincinnati Bengals


Win/Loss statistics
Draft data


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