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1982 Ohio State Buckeyes football
Ohio State buckeyes logo.png
Holiday Bowl, W 47-17 vs. Brigham Young
Conference Big Ten Conference
Coaches #12
AP #12
1982 record 9-3 (7-1 Big Ten)
Head coach Earle Bruce

Home stadium

Ohio Stadium
« 1981 1983 »

The 1982 Ohio State Buckeyes football team represented the Ohio State University in the college football season of 1982-1983. The Buckeyes compiled a 9–3 record, including the 1982 Holiday Bowl in San Diego, California, where they won 47–17 against the Brigham Young Cougars.



Date Opponent Site Result
September 11* Baylor Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio W 21-14  
September 18 at Michigan State Spartan StadiumLansing, Michigan W 31-10  
September 25* Stanford Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio L 20-23  
October 2* Florida State Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio L 17-34  
October 9 Wisconsin Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio L 0-6  
October 16 at Illinois Memorial StadiumChampaign, Illinois W 26-21  
October 23 at Indiana Memorial StadiumBloomington, Indiana W 49-25  
October 30 Purdue Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio W 38-6  
November 6 Minnesota Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio W 35-10  
November 13 at Northwestern Dyche StadiumEvanston, Illinois W 40-28  
November 20 Michigan Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio W 24-14  
December 17* vs. Brigham Young Jack Murphy StadiumSan Diego, California (Holiday Bowl) W 47-17  
*Non-Conference Game.

Coaching staff

1983 NFL draftees

Player Round Pick Position NFL Club
Jerome Foster 5 139 Defensive End Houston Oilers
Gary Williams 11 304 Wide Receiver Cincinnati Bengals
Joe Lukens 11 306 Guard Miami Dolphins
Tim Spencer 11 307 Running Back San Diego Chargers


Win/Loss statistics
Draft data


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