1950 Ohio State Buckeyes football
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 10
APNo. 14
Record6–3 (5–2 Big Ten)
Head coach
MVPVic Janowicz
CaptainHenry Bill Trautwein
Home stadiumOhio Stadium
Seasons
← 1949
1951 →
1950 Big Ten Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 9 Michigan $ 4 1 1 6 3 1
No. 14 Ohio State 5 2 0 6 3 0
Wisconsin 5 2 0 6 3 0
No. 13 Illinois 4 2 0 7 2 0
Northwestern 3 3 0 6 3 0
Iowa 2 4 0 3 5 1
Minnesota 1 4 1 1 7 1
Indiana 1 4 0 3 5 1
Purdue 1 4 0 2 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1950 Ohio State Buckeyes football team represented Ohio State University in the 1950 Big Nine Conference football season. The Buckeyes compiled a 6–3 record. The season finale against Michigan was the infamous game later known as the Snow Bowl as the teams combined for 45 punts in wintry weather. Ohio State outscored their opponents, 286–111, on the season, but head coach Wes Fesler's record against Michigan fell to 0–3–1.

Schedule

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 30No. 10 SMU*No. 11L 27–3280,672
October 7Pittsburgh*
  • Ohio Stadium
  • Columbus, OH
W 41–773,137
October 14at IndianaNo. 12W 26–1429,000
October 21at MinnesotaNo. 9W 48–052,115
October 28IowaNo. 6
  • Ohio Stadium
  • Columbus, OH
W 83–2182,174
November 4at NorthwesternNo. 4W 32–050,000
November 11No. 15 WisconsinNo. 2
  • Ohio Stadium
  • Columbus, OH
W 19–1481,535
November 18at No. 8 IllinoisNo. 1L 7–1471,119
November 25MichiganNo. 8
L 3–950,503[1]
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

Coaching staff

Awards and honors

1951 NFL draftees

Player Round Pick Position NFL club
Bob Momsen 7 80 Middle Guard Detroit Lions
Bill Miller 26 305 Tackle Green Bay Packers

References

  1. ^ "1950 Snow Bowl".
  2. ^ "Heisman.com - Heisman Trophy". Archived from the original on November 18, 2007. Retrieved November 23, 2007.