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1999 Ohio State Buckeyes football
Ohio State buckeyes logo.png
Conference Big Ten Conference
1999 record 6-6 (3-5 Big Ten)
Head coach John Cooper

Home stadium

Ohio Stadium
« 1998 2000 »

The 1999 Ohio State Buckeyes football team represented the Ohio State University in the college football season of 1999-2000. The Buckeyes compiled a 6–6 record, failing to go to a bowl game for the first time since the 1988 season, John Cooper's first year as head coach.[1]



Date Opponent Site Result
August 29 vs. Miami (Florida) Giants StadiumEast Rutherford, New Jersey (Kickoff Classic) L 12-23  
September 11* UCLA Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio W 42-20  
September 18* Ohio Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio W 40-16  
September 25* Cincinnati Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio W 34-20  
October 2 Wisconsin Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio L 17-42  
October 9 Purdue Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio W 25-22  
October 16 at Penn State Beaver StadiumState College, PA L 10-23  
October 23 at Minnesota The MetrodomeMinneapolis, Minnesota W 20-17  
October 30 Iowa Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio W 41-11  
November 6 at Michigan State Spartan StadiumLansing, Michigan L 7-23  
November 13 Illinois Ohio StadiumColumbus, Ohio L 20-46  
November 20 at Michigan Michigan StadiumAnn Arbor, Michigan L 17-24  
*Non-Conference Game.

Coaching staff

2000 NFL draftees

Player Round Pick Position NFL Club
Ahmed Plummer 1 24 Defensive Back San Francisco 49ers
Na'il Diggs 4 98 Linebacker Green Bay Packers
Gary Berry 4 126 Defensive Back Green Bay Packers
Michael Wiley 5 144 Running Back Dallas Cowboys
James Cotton 7 223 Linebacker Chicago Bears
Kevin Houser 7 228 Center New Orleans Saints


  1. ^ "Football Falls In Another Classic With Michigan", Ohio State University, November 20, 1999.
Win/Loss statistics
Draft data


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