1990 Ohio State Buckeyes football
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Liberty Bowl, L 11–23 vs. Air Force
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
Record7–4–1 (5–2–1 Big Ten)
Head coach
Offensive coordinatorJim Colletto (3rd season)
Defensive coordinatorBill Young (3rd season)
Home stadiumOhio Stadium
(Capacity: 86,071)
Seasons
← 1989
1991 →
1990 Big Ten Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 7 Michigan + 6 2 0 9 3 0
No. 16 Michigan State + 6 2 0 8 3 1
No. 25 Illinois + 6 2 0 8 4 0
No. 18 Iowa + 6 2 0 8 4 0
Ohio State 5 2 1 7 4 1
Minnesota 5 3 0 6 5 0
Indiana 3 4 1 6 5 1
Northwestern 1 7 0 2 9 0
Purdue 1 7 0 2 9 0
Wisconsin 0 8 0 1 10 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1990 Ohio State Buckeyes football team represented the Ohio State University in the 1990 NCAA Division I-A football season. 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.

Schedule

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 83:30 p.m.Texas Tech*No. 18ABCW 17–1088,707[1]
September 1512:00 p.m.at Boston College*No. 17JPSW 31–1032,432[1]
September 293:30 p.m.No. 18 USC*No. 15
  • Ohio Stadium
  • Columbus, OH
ABCL 26–3589,422[1]
October 63:30 p.m.No. 13 IllinoisNo. 20
ABCL 20–3189,404[1]
October 1312:30 p.m.at No. 22 IndianaESPNT 27–2752,080[1]
October 202:00 p.m.at PurdueW 42–257,031[1]
October 271:30 p.m.Minnesota
  • Ohio Stadium
  • Columbus, OH
W 52–2389,688[1]
November 31:30 p.m.Northwestern
  • Ohio Stadium
  • Columbus, OH
W 48–789,177[1]
November 1012:00 p.m.at No. 6 IowaABCW 27–2670,033[1]
November 172:00 p.m.at WisconsinNo. 21W 35–1041,403[1]
November 2412:00 p.m.No. 15 MichiganNo. 19
ABCL 13–1690,054[1]
December 277:00 p.m.vs. Air Force*No. 24ESPNL 11–2339,262[1]
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time

Personnel

1990 Ohio State Buckeyes football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
QB Greg Frey
WR Jeff Graham
WR 8 Bobby Olive
RB Robert Smith
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
K Tim Williams
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches
  • Gary Blackney (DC)
  • Jim Colletto (OC)
  • Ron Hudson (QB)
  • Gene Huey (WR)
  • Bob Palcic (OL)
  • Fred Pagac (LB)
  • Bobby Turner (RB)
  • Bill Young (DC)
  • Ron Zook (DB)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Injured
    Injured
  • Redshirt
    Redshirt

Season summary

Texas Tech

1 234Total
Texas Tech 0 370 10
• Ohio St 0 0107 17

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at Boston College

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USC

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Illinois

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at Indiana

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at Purdue

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Minnesota

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Northwestern

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at Iowa

Ohio State Buckeyes (5–2–1) at #6 Iowa Hawkeyes (7–1)
1 2 34Total
Ohio St 0 14 01327
Iowa 7 10 3626

at Kinnick Stadium, Iowa City, Iowa

Game information

at Wisconsin

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Michigan

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Liberty Bowl (vs Air Force)

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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

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Awards and honors

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l Park, Jack (2003). The Official Ohio State Football Encyclopedia. Champaign, Illinois: Sports Publishing LLC. ISBN 1-58261-695-7.
  2. ^ Gainesville Sun. 1990 Sept 9.
  3. ^ "1991 NFL Draft Listing - Pro-Football-Reference.com". Archived from the original on 2007-12-20.