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1931 Ohio State Buckeyes football team

The 1931 Ohio State Buckeyes football team represented Ohio State University in the 1931 college football season. The Buckeyes compiled a 6–3 record and outscored opponents by 120, 194–74. Head coach Sam Willaman improved to 2–1 against Michigan.

1931 Ohio State Buckeyes football
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
1931 record6–3 (4–2 Big Ten)
Head coachSam Willaman (3rd season)
CaptainStu Holcomb
Home stadiumOhio Stadium
(Capacity: 66,210)
Seasons
← 1930
1932 →
1931 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#10 Purdue + 5 1 0     9 1 0
Michigan + 5 1 0     8 1 1
Northwestern + 5 1 0     7 1 1
Ohio State 4 2 0     6 3 0
Minnesota 3 2 0     7 3 0
Wisconsin 3 3 0     5 4 1
Indiana 1 4 1     2 5 1
Chicago 1 4 0     2 6 1
Iowa 0 3 1     1 6 1
Illinois 0 6 0     2 6 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from Dickinson System

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
October 3Cincinnati*W 67–615,699
October 10Vanderbilt*
  • Ohio Stadium
  • Columbus, OH
L 21–2624,920
October 17at MichiganW 20–758,026
October 24Northwestern
  • Ohio Stadium
  • Columbus, OH
L 0–1041,455
October 31at IndianaW 13–620,000
November 7Navy*
  • Ohio Stadium
  • Columbus, OH
W 20–060,640
November 14at WisconsinW 6–035,000
November 21Illinois
W 40–020,642
November 28at MinnesotaL 7–1925,000
  • *Non-conference game

Coaching staffEdit

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