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1978 Ohio State Buckeyes

Head Coach: Woody Hayes (28th season)

Stadium: Ohio Stadium, Columbus, OH

Record: 7-4-1 (6-2 Big Ten)

Previous: 1977

Next: 1979

Schedule/Results[edit | edit source]

Date Opponent Result Score Record
9/16 Penn State L 0-19 0-1
9/23 at Minnesota W 27-10 1-1 (1-0)
9/30 Baylor W 34-28 2-1 (1-0)
10/7 SMU T 35-35 2-1-1 (1-0)
10/14 at Purdue L 16-27 2-2-1 (1-1)
10/21 Iowa W 31-7 3-2-1 (2-1)
10/28 Northwestern W 63-20 4-2-1 (3-1)
11/4 at Wisconsin W 49-14 5-2-1 (4-1)
11/11 Illinois W 45-7 6-2-1 (5-1)
11/18 at Indiana W 21-18 7-2-1 (6-1)
11/25 Michigan L 3-14 7-3-1 (6-2)
Gator Bowl (at Gator Bowl Stadium, Jacksonville, FL)
12/29 Clemson L 15-17 7-4-1 (6-2)

Notes[edit | edit source]

Ohio State head coach Woody Hayes was fired after punching Clemson player Charlie Bauman during the Buckeyes' loss to the Tigers in the Gator Bowl.

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