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1990 Ohio State Buckeyes football
Ohio State buckeyes logo.png
Liberty Bowl, L 23-11 vs. Air Force
Conference Big Ten Conference
1990 record 7-4-1 (5-2-1 Big Ten)
Head coach John Cooper

Home stadium

Ohio Stadium
« 1989 1991 »

The 1990 Ohio State Buckeyes football team represented the Ohio State University in the college football season of 1990-1991. The Buckeyes compiled a 7–4–1 record, including the 1990 Liberty Bowl in Memphis, Tennessee, where they lost 23–11 to the Air Force Falcons.



Date Opponent Site Result
September 8* Texas Tech Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio W 17-10  
September 15* at Boston College Alumni StadiumChestnut Hill, Massachusetts W 31-10  
September 29* Southern California Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio L 26-35  
October 6 Illinois Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio L 20-31  
October 13 at Indiana Memorial StadiumBloomington, Indiana T 27-27  
October 20 at Purdue Ross-Ade StadiumWest Lafayette, Indiana W 42-2  
October 27 Minnesota Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio W 52-23  
November 3 Northwestern Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio W 48-7  
November 10 at Iowa Kinnick StadiumIowa City, Iowa W 27-26  
November 17 at Wisconsin Camp Randall StadiumMadison, Wisconsin W 35-10  
November 24 Michigan Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio L 13-16  
December 27* vs. Air Force Liberty BowlMemphis, Tennessee (Liberty Bowl) L 11-23  
*Non-Conference Game.


Coaching staff

  • John Cooper - Head Coach - 3rd year
  • Bill Young - Defensive Coordinator
  • Ron Zook - Defensive Backs Coach

1991 NFL draftees

Player Round Pick Position NFL Club
Vinnie Clark 1 19 Defensive Back Green Bay Packers
Jeff Graham 2 46 Wide Receiver Pittsburgh Steelers
Bobby Olive 11 300 Wide Receiver Kansas City Chiefs


Awards and honors


Win/Loss statistics
Draft data


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