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1938 Ohio State Buckeyes football team

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1938 Ohio State Buckeyes football team

Conference Big Ten Conference
1938 record 4-3-1 (3-2-1 Big Ten)
Head coach Francis Schmidt
Home stadium Ohio Stadium

The 1938 Ohio State Buckeyes football team represented the Ohio State University in the college football season of 1938-1939. The Buckeyes compiled a 4–3–1 record and outscored opponents 119-65. Schmidt's first loss to Michigan in his tenure.


Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
October 1 Indiana Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH W 6-0   67,397
October 8 USC* Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH L 7-14   62,578
October 15 at #18 Northwestern Dyche StadiumEvanston, IL T 0-0   38,000
October 22 Chicago Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH W 42-7   63,069
October 29 at New York University* #20 Polo GroundsNew York, NY W 32-0   20,000
November 5 Purdue Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH L 0-12   54,365
November 12 at Illinois Memorial StadiumChampaign, IL W 32-14   18,000
November 19 #17 Michigan Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH L 0-18   64,413
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll.

Coaching staff

1939 NFL draftees

Player Round Pick Position NFL Club
Alex Schoenbaum 7 55 Tackle Brooklyn Dodgers
Carl Kaplanoff 12 109 Guard Brooklyn Dodgers
Joe Aleskus 14 124 Tackle Philadelphia Eagles


Win/Loss statistics
  • Ohio State Historical Scores
Draft data
  • Ohio State Drafted Players
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