Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
Ohio State Buckeyes
Joe Germaine. Joe Germaine didn't start in the Rose Bowl, but still led Ohio State to a 20-17 victory and the bowl MVP award.
Andy Katzenmoyer. Andy Katzenmoyer won the Butkus award as a Sophmore and left for the NFL after his Junoir season.
Mike Tomzak. He quarterbacked the buckeyes in the defeat to USC 20-17, later he was picked up in the NFL by the Bears as a free agent in 1986.
Keith Byars. Doug Flutie, from Boston College, ended up winning the Heisman for his miracle hail mary pass.
314. This game was during one of the few night games that Ohio State has ever played in Ohio Stadium. He did this in 1995 against Illinois (the final score was 41-3), and broke Keith Byar's record of 274 yeards set in 1984 (also against Illinois). Eddie George was thus the first Buckeye to rush over 300 yeards in a game.
Charlie Bauman. This was the deciding factor in the firing of Woody Hayes, a sad day in Ohio State history.
4. Under Woody Hayes, Ohio State won four national championships and 13 Big Ten titles. In 1970, he and the Buckeyes were in it, but did not win.
Clifton. He was born there, but he did not live there long. He coached at Ohio State for 27 years, from 1951 to 1978.
Lou Holtz. Lou Holtz beat Ohio State in the 2001 Outback Bowl. The final score was 21-7 with Holtz's South Carolina Gamecocks winning. Holtz was assistant for 5 years.
Miami Trace. He was just as good in high school as he was in college, as a quarterback from 1978 to 1981.
|In his 1995 Heisman Trophy winning season, Eddie George set a school record in rushing for how many yards against Illinois?||Ohio State Football
314. The Buckeyes defeated the Illini 48-14, in which George's performance
solidified his status as the Heisman trophy front-runner.
|Coach Jim Tressel's father Lee was a legendary coach with division III Baldwin-Wallace in Ohio. He won his only division III national title in which year?||Ohio State Football
1978. Jim played quarterback for his father at Baldwin-Wallace.
Joe Germaine. He lead Ohio State Buckeyes to a 24-14 Rose Bowl victory over Arizona State, and a #2 national ranking. Germaine then set a school record in throwing for 3330 yards in the 1998 season.
|Who coached defensive backs on Ohio State's 1968 National Championship team?||Ohio State Football
Lou Holtz. Lou went on to a successful head coaching career both in the NFL and college ranks.
|Ohio State's first national title came in 1942, led by what legendary coach?||Ohio State Football
Paul Brown. Upon leading the Bucks to a 9-1 record in 1942, Brown left Ohio State after the 1943 campaign and entered military service with a commission with the U.S. Navy.
Jim and Kirk Herbstreit. Kirk was Ohio State's MVP in 1992, while Jim co-captained the 1960 squad.
|Ohio State went 27-2 from 1968-1970, losing only to Michigan and what other team?||Ohio State Football
Stanford. They lost to Stanford 27-17 in the 1971 Rose Bowl.
|What fullback set a Ohio State single season record for most touchdowns scored, with 26 accomplished his junior year in 1975?||Ohio State Football
Pete Johnson. Pete went on to play in the NFL with the Cincinnati Bengals.
|Art Schlicter set an OSU single game record for passing yardage with 458 yards in 1981 against which team?||Ohio State Football
Florida State. Schlicter completed 31 of 52 passes in a 36-27 loss. Schlicter was the nation's top high school football prospect in 1978, graduating from Miami (OH) Trace High.
The Best Damn Band In The Land. They are one of the biggest all brass and percussion bands in the world.
Alexander S. Lilley. Lilley coached from 1890 to 1891. He had a record of 3-5-0.
Earle Bruce. He was a good coach, but not as good as Woody Hayes. He had a record of 81-26-1.
OSU: 31 Miami: 24. The Buckeyes won in double OT.
Michigan. The song performed during Script Ohio is called La Regiment. It's a French song.
1919. It was first built in 1919 with a capacity of around 12,000. It was renovated in 1922 to seat up to 50,000.
Les Horvath. Bob White came in 4th, but never won it. Janowicz came 6 years after Horvath, who won it in 1944.
John Cooper. Cooper coached for 13 years. He was known to lose many big games.
Archie Griffin. He was a running back for Ohio State that won it back to back in 1974-75.
LSU Tigers. Ohio State lost the National Championship two years in a row in 2008. The score was 38-24, LSU.
Big Ten. There were actually 11 teams in the Big Ten. In 1990, Penn State joined as the conference expanded to 11 teams.
Linebacker. James Laurinaitis is the son of pro wrestler Joe Laurinaitis. He also has two uncles that were pro wrestlers.