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1995 Ohio State Buckeyes football team

The 1995 Ohio State Buckeyes football team represented the Ohio State University in the 1995 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Buckeyes compiled an 11–2 record, including the 1996 Florida Citrus Bowl in Orlando, Florida, where they lost, 20–14, to the Tennessee Volunteers.

1995 Ohio State Buckeyes football
Buckeyes logo.svg
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 8
APNo. 6
1995 record11–2 (7–1 Big Ten)
Head coachJohn Cooper (8th season)
Offensive coordinatorJoe Hollis (4th season)
Defensive coordinatorBill Young (8th season)
Home stadiumOhio Stadium
(Capacity: 89,841)
Seasons
← 1994
1996 →
1995 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 8 Northwestern $ 8 0 0     10 2 0
No. 6 Ohio State 7 1 0     11 2 0
No. 13 Penn State 5 3 0     9 3 0
No. 17 Michigan 5 3 0     9 4 0
Michigan State 4 3 1     6 5 1
No. 25 Iowa 4 4 0     8 4 0
Illinois 3 4 1     5 5 1
Wisconsin 3 4 1     4 5 2
Purdue 2 5 1     4 6 1
Minnesota 1 7 0     3 8 0
Indiana 0 8 0     2 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
August 272:00 p.m.vs. No. 22 Boston College*No. 12ABCW 38–662,711[1]
September 163:30 p.m.No. 18 Washington*No. 10ABCW 30–2094,104[1]
September 233:30 p.m.at Pittsburgh*No. 8ABCW 54–1454,917[1]
September 303:30 p.m.No. 15 Notre Dame*No. 7
  • Ohio Stadium
  • Columbus, OH
ABCW 45–2695,537[1]
October 712:00 p.m.at No. 12 Penn StateNo. 5ABCW 28–2596,655[1]
October 143:30 p.m.at No. 21 WisconsinNo. 4ABCW 27–1679,507[1]
October 2112:30 p.m.PurdueNo. 4
  • Ohio Stadium
  • Columbus, OH
ESPNW 28–093,111[1]
October 2812:30 p.m.No. 25 IowaNo. 4
  • Ohio Stadium
  • Columbus, OH
ESPNW 56–3593,314[1]
November 47:00 p.m.at MinnesotaNo. 4ESPN2W 49–2146,418[1]
November 113:30 p.m.IllinoisNo. 2
ABCW 41–392,639[1]
November 1812:30 p.m.IndianaNo. 2
  • Ohio Stadium
  • Columbus, OH
ESPNW 42–392,352[1]
November 2512:00 p.m.at No. 18 MichiganNo. 2ABCL 23–31106,288[1]
January 1, 19961:00 p.m.vs. No. 5 Tennessee*No. 4ABCL 14–2070,797[1]
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time

RosterEdit

1995 Ohio State Buckeyes football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
G 57 LeShun Daniels Jr
TE 80 Rickey Dudley Sr
WR 83 Terry Glenn Sr
RB 27 Eddie George Sr
QB 14 Bobby Hoying Sr
T 75 Orlando Pace So
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DE 92 Matt Finkes Jr
MIKE 30 Greg Bellisari Jr
SAM 52 Kevin Johnson Jr
WILL 43 Ryan Miller Jr
CB 2 Ty Howard Jr
S 34 Rob Kelly Jr
CB 24 Shawn Springs Jr
LEO 94 Mike Vrabel Jr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

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

Game summariesEdit

WashingtonEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
5–3 1994 L 16–25

Statistics

IllinoisEdit

Statistics

Coaching staffEdit

  • John Cooper – Head Coach – 8th year
  • Bill Conley – Defensive Ends, Recruiting Coordinator – 9th
  • Walt Harris – Quarterbacks – 1st
  • Joe Hollis – Offensive Coordinator – 5th on staff (4th as OC)
  • Mike Jacobs - Offensive Tackles, Tight Ends - 1st
  • Fred Pagac – Linebackers – 16th
  • Lovie Smith – Defensive Backs – 1st
  • Tim Spencer – Running Backs – 2nd
  • Chuck Stobart – Wide Receivers – 1st
  • Bill Young – Defensive Coordinator – 8th

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Depth chartEdit

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Awards and honorsEdit

  • Eddie George, Heisman Memorial Trophy
  • Eddie George, Walter Camp Player of the Year Award
  • Eddie George, Doak Walker Award
  • Eddie George, Maxwell Award
  • Terry Glenn, Fred Biletnikoff Award
  • Orlando Pace, Vince Lombardi Award

1996 NFL drafteesEdit

Player Round Pick Position NFL club
Terry Glenn 1 7 Wide receiver New England Patriots
Rickey Dudley 1 9 Tight end Oakland Raiders
Eddie George 1 14 Running back Houston Oilers
Bobby Hoying 3 85 Quarterback Philadelphia Eagles

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m Park, Jack (2003). The Official Ohio State Football Encyclopedia. Champaign, Illinois: Sports Publishing LLC. ISBN 1-58261-695-7.
  2. ^ a b 2012 Ohio State football record book
  3. ^ Ohio State, 1995 Football Media Guide
  4. ^ 1986 Ohio State Football Media Guide
  5. ^ https://www.pro-football-reference.com/draft/1996.htm
Win/Loss statistics
Draft data