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1995 Ohio State Buckeyes football
Ohio State buckeyes logo.png
Florida Citrus Bowl, L 20-14 vs. Tennessee
Conference Big Ten Conference
Coaches #8
AP #6
1995 record 11-2 (7-1 Big Ten)
Head coach John Cooper

Home stadium

Ohio Stadium
« 1994 1996 »

The 1995 Ohio State Buckeyes football team represented the Ohio State University in the college football season of 1995-1996. The Buckeyes compiled a 11–2 record, including the 1996 Florida Citrus Bowl in Orlando, Florida, where they lost 20–14 to the Tennessee Volunteers.



Date Opponent Site Result
August 27* vs. Boston College Giants StadiumEast Rutherford, New Jersey (Kickoff Classic) W 38-6  
September 16* Washington Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio W 30-20  
September 23* at Pittsburgh Pitt StadiumPittsburgh, Pennsylvania W 54-14  
September 30* Notre Dame Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio W 45-26  
October 7 at Penn State Beaver StadiumState College, PA W 28-25  
October 14 at Wisconsin Camp Randall StadiumMadison, Wisconsin W 27-16  
October 21 Purdue Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio W 28-0  
October 28 Iowa Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio W 56-35  
November 4 at Minnesota The MetrodomeMinneapolis, Minnesota W 49-21  
November 11 Illinois Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio W 41-3  
November 18 Indiana Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio W 42-3  
November 25 at Michigan Michigan StadiumAnn Arbor, Michigan L 23-31  
January 1* vs. Tennessee Citrus BowlOrlando, Florida (Florida Citrus Bowl) L 14-20  
*Non-Conference Game.


Coaching staff

  • John Cooper - Head Coach - 8th year
  • Bill Young - Defensive Coordinator

Awards and honors

  • Eddie George, Heisman Trophy [2]
  • Terry Glenn, Fred Biletnikoff Award[3]

1996 NFL draftees

Player Round Pick Position NFL Club
Terry Glenn 1 7 Wide Receiver New England Patriots
Rickey Dudley 1 9 Tight End Oakland Raiders
Eddie George 1 14 Running Back Houston Oilers
Bobby Hoying 3 85 Quarterback Philadelphia Eagles



Win/Loss statistics
Draft data


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