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Bob White (American football)

Loren "Bob" White played for Ohio State in the late 1950s. White played fullback and line on defense.[1] In 1957 he and the Buckeyes won the Big Ten out right and lead Ohio State to a win in the 1958 Rose Bowl 10-7 over Oregon.[2] In 1958 he led in scoring and rushing for the Buckeyes.[3]


In 1958 Bob White was named First-Team All-American.[4] He was also named Academic All-American Player of the Year in 1958.[5] In 1957, 1958, and 1959 he was named an Ohio State Academic All-Big Ten Honoree.[5] In 1958 White placed 4th as the Buckeyes Heisman Trophy finalist.[6]


  1. ^ Park, Jack (2003). Ohio State Football Encyclopedia: National Championship Edition. Champaign, IL: Sports Publishing. ISBN . 
  2. ^ "1957 National Championship". Retrieved 2008-09-09. 
  3. ^ "The Rose Bowl 1958". Retrieved 2008-10-09. 
  4. ^ "Ohio State First-Team All-Americans". Retrieved 2008-05-01. 
  5. ^ a b "Academic Honors - The Ohio State Buckeyes Official Athletics Site". Retrieved 2008-10-09. 
  6. ^ "Ohio State Football Heisman Finalists". Central Ohio News. Retrieved 2008-10-09. 

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