1925 Ohio State Buckeyes football team

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1925 Ohio State Buckeyes football
Conference Big Ten Conference
1925 record 4–3–1 (1–3–1 Big Ten)
Head coach John Wilce (13th season)
Home stadium Ohio Stadium
Seasons
← 1924
1926 →
1925 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Michigan $ 5 1 0     7 1 0
Northwestern 3 1 0     5 3 0
Wisconsin 3 1 1     6 1 1
Chicago 2 2 1     3 4 1
Illinois 2 2 0     5 3 0
Iowa 2 2 0     5 3 0
Minnesota 1 1 1     5 2 1
Ohio State 1 3 1     4 3 1
Indiana 0 3 1     3 4 1
Purdue 0 3 1     3 4 1
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1925 Ohio State Buckeyes football team was an American football team that represented Ohio State University in the 1925 Big Ten Conference football season. In its 13th season under head coach John Wilce, the team compiled a 4–3–1 record and outscored opponents by a total of 55 to 45, but lost for the fourth straight season to Michigan.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance Source
October 3 Ohio Wesleyan* W 10–3 45,000 [2]
October 10 at Chicago T 3–3 35,000 [3]
October 17 Columbia*
  • Ohio Stadium
  • Columbus, OH
W 9–0 [4]
October 24 Iowa
  • Ohio Stadium
  • Columbus, OH
L 0–15 33,000 [5]
October 31 Wooster*
  • Ohio Stadium
  • Columbus, OH
W 17–0 17,000 [6]
November 7 Indiana
  • Ohio Stadium
  • Columbus, OH
W 7–0 30,500 [7]
November 14 at Michigan L 0–10 50,000 [8]
November 21 Illinois
L 9–14 72,657 [9]
  • *Non-conference game

Coaching staff[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1925 Ohio State Buckeyes Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 22, 2019.
  2. ^ "Ohio State Wins Over Wesleyan After Hard Battle, 10 To 3". The Dayton Daily News. October 4, 1925. p. Sport 3 – via Newspapers.com.
  3. ^ "Punch Of Old Is There As Ohio Battles Chicago to 3-To-3 Tie". The Cincinnati Enquirer. October 11, 1925. p. 1 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ "Rah, Ohio! Buckeye Is Victor Over Vaunted Columbia Grid Warriors, 9 To 0". The Cincinnati Enquirer. October 18, 1925. p. 1 – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ "Ohio's Colors: Trampled in Mud; Iowa Triumphs, 15 To 0, on Rain-Soaked Field". The Cincinnati Enquirer. October 25, 1925. p. 1 – via Newspapers.com.
  6. ^ "Presbyterian Team Loses; Score Is 17-0". The Coshocton Tribune. November 1, 1925. p. 14 – via Newspapers.com.
  7. ^ "Indiana 0, Ohio 7: Indiana Fails To Nick Ohio's Line This Time". The Muncie Sunday Star. November 8, 1925. p. II-1 – via Newspapers.com.
  8. ^ "Blocked Punt and Field Goal Give Michigan 10-0 Victory Over Ohio State". Detroit Free Press. November 15, 1925. p. 19 – via Newspapers.com.
  9. ^ "Illini Downs Ohio State: Red Grange Sparkles In Last Appearance On College Gridiron". Dayton Daily News. November 22, 1925. p. Sports 1 – via Newspapers.com.