1992 Ohio State Buckeyes football
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ConferenceBig Ten Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 19
APNo. 18
Record8–3–1 (5–2–1 Big Ten)
Head coach
Offensive coordinatorJoe Hollis (1st season)
Defensive coordinatorBill Young (5th season)
Home stadiumOhio Stadium
(Capacity: 91,470)
Seasons
← 1991
1993 →
1992 Big Ten Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 5 Michigan $ 6 0 2 9 0 3
No. 18 Ohio State 5 2 1 8 3 1
Michigan State 5 3 0 5 6 0
Illinois 4 3 1 6 5 1
Iowa 4 4 0 5 7 0
Indiana 3 5 0 5 6 0
Wisconsin 3 5 0 5 6 0
Purdue 3 5 0 4 7 0
Northwestern 3 5 0 3 8 0
Minnesota 2 6 0 2 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1992 Ohio State Buckeyes football team represented the Ohio State University in the 1992 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Buckeyes compiled an 8–3–1 record, including the 1993 Florida Citrus Bowl in Orlando, Florida, where they lost, 21–14, to the Georgia Bulldogs.

Schedule

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 512:30 p.m.Louisville*No. 17ESPNW 20–1989,653[1]
September 123:30 p.m.Bowling Green*No. 22
  • Ohio Stadium
  • Columbus, OH
ABCW 17–694,808[1]
September 196:30 p.m.at No. 8 Syracuse*No. 21ESPNW 35–1249,629[1]
October 312:30 p.m.at WisconsinNo. 12ESPNL 16–2072,203[1]
October 1012:30 p.m.IllinoisNo. 21
  • Ohio Stadium
  • Columbus, OH
ESPNL 16–1893,982[1]
October 171:30 p.m.Northwestern
  • Ohio Stadium
  • Columbus, OH
W 31–790,363[1]
October 243:30 p.m.at Michigan StateABCW 27–1770,037[1]
October 313:30 p.m.at IowaABCW 38–1570,397[1]
November 71:30 p.m.MinnesotaNo. 22
  • Ohio Stadium
  • Columbus, OH
W 17–091,764[1]
November 143:30 p.m.at IndianaNo. 19ABCW 27–1045,534[1]
November 2112:00 p.m.No. 6 MichiganNo. 17
ABCT 13–1395,330[1]
January 1, 19931:00 p.m.vs. No. 8 Georgia*No. 15ABCL 14–2165,861[1]
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time

Roster

1992 Ohio State Buckeyes football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
RB 33 Butler By'not'e Jr
WR 1 DeWayne Carter So
FB 8 Jeff Cothran Jr
WR 83 Allen DeGraffenreid Sr
WR 7 Joey Galloway So
RB 27 Eddie George Fr
RB 34 Raymont Harris Jr
QB 4 Kirk Herbstreit Sr
OT 67 Alan Kline Jr
RB 5 Dante Lee Sr
TE 80 Eric Moss Fr
QB 11 Bryan Niemeyer Jr
WR 88 Brian Stablein Sr
WR 17 Chris Sanders So
TE 85 Cedric Saunders Jr
C 69 Brian Smith Fr
RB 26 Robert Smith Jr
C 59 Rod Smith Jr
OT 78 Korey Stringer Fr
OT 68 Jason Winrow Jr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
LB 95 Jim Bell Fr
CB 29 Bryan Cook Sr
SS 24 Roger Harper Sr
FS 13 Chico Nelson Jr
CB 9 Tito Paul So
LB 12 Brad Pope Sr
LB 84 Craig Powell So
CB 22 Foster Paulk Sr
LB 58 Steve Tovar Sr
CB 18 Tim Walton Jr
DT 72 Dan Wilkinson So
LB 51 Mark Williams Jr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
LS 53 Jason Lynch Jr
K 23 Tim Williams Jr
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

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

Roster

1993 NFL draftees

Player Round Pick Position NFL club
Robert Smith 1 21 Running back Minnesota Vikings
Roger Harper 2 38 Defensive back Atlanta Falcons
Steve Tovar 3 59 Linebacker Cincinnati Bengals
Brian Stablein 8 210 Wide receiver Denver Broncos

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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. ^ "1993 NFL Draft Listing - Pro-Football-Reference.com". Archived from the original on 2007-12-21.