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1960 Ohio State Buckeyes football team

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1960 Ohio State Buckeyes football team

Conference Big Ten Conference
Coaches #8
AP #8
1960 record 7-2 (5-2 Big Ten)
Head coach Woody Hayes
Defensive coordinator Lyal Clark
Captain Jim Herbstreit
Captain Jim Tyrer
Home stadium Ohio Stadium

The 1960 Ohio State Buckeyes football team represented the Ohio State University in the college football season of 1960-1961. The Buckeyes compiled a 7–2 record.


Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 24 SMU* #20 Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH W 24-0   82,496
October 1 USC* #9 Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH W 20-0   83,204
October 8 at #4 Illinois #5 Memorial StadiumChampaign, IL W 34-7   71,119
October 15 at Purdue #3 Ross-Ade StadiumWest Lafayette, IN L 21-24   46,284
October 22 #11 Wisconsin #9 Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH W 34-7   83,246
October 29 at #10 Michigan State #8 Spartan StadiumEast Lansing, MI W 21-10   76,520
November 5 Indiana #5 Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH W 36-7   81,530
November 12 at #5 Iowa #3 Iowa StadiumIowa City, IA L 12-35   57,900
November 19 Michigan #10 Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH W 7-0   83,107
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll.

Coaching staff

1961 Pro draftees

Player Draft Round Pick Position NFL Club
Tom Matte NFL 1 7 Running Back Baltimore Colts
Tom Matte AFL 5 37 Running Back New York Titans
Jim Tyrer AFL 3 22 Tackle Dallas Texans
Jim Tyrer NFL 14 188 Tackle Chicago Bears
Jerry Fields NFL 13 179 Linebacker New York Giants
Ernie Wright NFL 15 200 Tackle Los Angeles Rams
George Tolford NFL 18 241 Tackle Washington Redskins
Mike Ingram NFL 20 269 Guard Washington Redskins


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