1964 Ohio State Buckeyes football
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 9
APNo. 9
Record7–2 (5–1 Big Ten)
Head coach
Defensive coordinatorLyal Clark
MVPEd Orazen
CaptainJim Davidson, Tom Kiehfuss, Bill Spahr
Home stadiumOhio Stadium
(Capacity: 81,109)
Seasons
← 1963
1965 →
1964 Big Ten Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 4 Michigan $ 6 1 0 9 1 0
No. 9 Ohio State 5 1 0 7 2 0
Purdue 5 2 0 6 3 0
Illinois 4 3 0 6 3 0
Minnesota 4 3 0 5 4 0
Michigan State 3 3 0 4 5 0
Northwestern 2 5 0 3 6 0
Wisconsin 2 5 0 3 6 0
Iowa 1 5 0 3 6 0
Indiana 1 5 0 2 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1964 Ohio State Buckeyes football team represented the Ohio State University in the 1964 Big Ten Conference football season. The Buckeyes compiled a 7–2 record.

Schedule

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 261:30 p.m.SMU*No. 5W 27–880,737[1]
October 31:30 p.m.IndianaNo. 5
  • Ohio Stadium
  • Columbus, OH
W 17–981,834[2]
October 102:00 p.m.at No. 2 IllinoisNo. 4W 26–071,227[3]
October 171:30 p.m.USC*No. 2
  • Ohio Stadium
  • Columbus, OH
W 17–084,315[4]
October 241:30 p.m.WisconsinNo. 1
  • Ohio Stadium
  • Columbus, OH
W 28–384,365[5]
October 312:30 p.m.at IowaNo. 1W 21–1958,700[6]
November 71:30 p.m.Penn State*No. 2
L 0–2784,279[7]
November 141:30 p.m.NorthwesternNo. 7
  • Ohio Stadium
  • Columbus, OH
W 10–083,525[8]
November 211:30 p.m.No. 6 MichiganNo. 7
L 0–1084,685[9]
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time

Coaching staff

Season summary

SMU

1 234Total
Southern Methodist 0 008 8
• Ohio State 10 377 27
  • Date: September 26
  • Location: Ohio Stadium
  • Game attendance: 80,737
  • Game weather: Clear, wind SW 12-20 mph, 80°F

Indiana

1 234Total
Indiana 3 006 9
• Ohio State 0 1070 17
  • Date: October 3
  • Location: Ohio Stadium
  • Game attendance: 81,834
  • Game weather: Clear, wind SSW 9 mph (gusts to 15 mph), 67°F

Illinois

1 234Total
• Ohio State 6 1073 26
Illinois 0 000 0

USC

1 234Total
USC 0 000 0
• Ohio St 7 703 17
  • Date: October 17
  • Location: Ohio Stadium
  • Game attendance: 84,315
  • Game weather: Clear, wind N 10 mph, 76°F

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Wisconsin

1 234Total
Wisconsin 0 030 3
• Ohio State 14 0014 28
  • Date: October 24
  • Location: Ohio Stadium
  • Game attendance: 84,365
  • Game weather: Clear, wind SW 12 mph, 55°F

Iowa

1 234Total
• Ohio State 7 770 21
Iowa 7 606 19

Penn State

1 234Total
• Penn State 7 767 27
Ohio State 0 000 0
  • Date: November 7
  • Location: Ohio Stadium
  • Game weather: Cloudy, 60°F

Northwestern

1 234Total
Northwestern 0 000 0
• Ohio State 7 300 10
  • Date: November 14
  • Location: Ohio Stadium
  • Game weather: Clear, wind SE 14 mph, 60°F

Michigan

1 234Total
• Michigan 0 703 10
Ohio State 0 000 0
  • Date: November 21
  • Location: Ohio Stadium
  • Game attendance: 84,685
  • Game weather: Clear, wind W 18 mph, 20°F

1965 pro draftees

Player Draft Round Pick Position NFL club
Jim Davidson AFL 1 8 Tackle Buffalo Bills
Bo Scott NFL 3 32 Running back Cleveland Browns
Bo Scott AFL 20 155 Running back Oakland Raiders
Ed Orazen NFL 19 265 Guard Cleveland Browns

References

  1. ^ "Buckeyes Bash SMU In Grid Debut, 27-8". The Cincinnati Enquirer. September 27, 1964. p. 4D – via Newspapers.com.
  2. ^ "OSU Air Artistry Surprises: Bucks Biff Indiana, 17-9". The Cincinnati Enquirer. October 4, 1964. p. 1F – via Newspapers.com.
  3. ^ Dick Forbes (October 11, 1964). "OSU Pulverizes Illini, 26-0". The Cincinnati Enquirer. p. 1E – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ Al Heim (October 18, 1964). "Buckeyes Bid For No. 1 As Sanders Piledrives By Southern Cal, 17-0". The Cincinnati Enquirer. p. 2H – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ Jim Schottelkotte (October 25, 1964). "Top-Ranked Ohio State Bombards Badgers, 28-3". The Cincinnati Enquirer. p. 2E – via Newspapers.com.
  6. ^ Maury White (November 1, 1964). "Iowa Misses Last-Second Tie! No. 1 Ohio Escapes, 21-19, as Hawkeyes' 2-Point Run Falls Foot Short". The Des Moines Register. p. Sports 1, 7 – via Newspapers.com.
  7. ^ "Penn State Dumps OSU From Unbeaten Ranks, 27-0". The Sunday Times Recorder. November 8, 1964. p. 1D – via Newspapers.com.
  8. ^ "Ohio State Clips Northwestern 10-0 For 7th Win". The Sunday Times Recorder. November 15, 1964. p. 1D – via Newspapers.com.
  9. ^ "Michigan Stops Ohio State 10-0 For Big Ten Title". The Cincinnati Enquirer. November 22, 1964. p. 1D – via Newspapers.com.
  10. ^ Palm Beach Post. 1964 Oct 18.