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All-Time Ohio State Buckeyes Football Coaches Records and their record versus Michigan

OSU COACHES


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Coach Years Won Lost Tied Pct. vs TSUN
Alexander S. Lilley 1890-1891 3 5 0 .375  
Jack Ryder 1892-95 & 98 22 22 2 .500  
Charles A. Hickey 1896 5 5 1 .500  
David F. Edwards 1897 1 7 1 .167   0-1-0
John B. Eckstorm 1899-1901 22 4 3 .810   0-1-1
Perry Hale 1902-1903 14 5 2 .714   0-2-0
E.R. Sweetland 1904-1905 14 7 2 .652   0-2-0
A.E. Hernstein 1906-1909 28 10 1 .731   0-4-0
Howard Jones 1910 6 1 3 .750   0-0-1
Harry Vaughn 1911 5 3 2 .600   0-1-0
John R. Richards 1912 6 3 0 .667   0-1-0
John W. Wilce 1913-1928 78 33 9 .688   4-7-0
Sam S. Willaman 1929-1933 26 10 5 .695   2-3-0
Francis A. Schmidt 1934-1940 39 16 1 .705   4-3-0
Paul E. Brown 1941-1943 18 8 1 .685   1-1-1
Carroll E. Widdoes 1944-1945 16 2 0 .889   1-1-0
Paul O. Bixler 1946 4 3 2 .556   0-1-0
Wesley E. Fesler 1947-1950 21 13 3 .608   0-3-1
Woody Hayes 1951-1978 205 61 10 .761   16-11-1
Earl Bruce 1979-1987 81 26 1 .755   5-4-0
John Cooper 1988-2000 111 43 4 .715   2-10-1
Jim Tressel 2001-2010 106 22 0 .828   9-1-0
Luke Fickell 2010-2011 6 7 0 .462   0-1-0
Urban Meyer 2012 12 0 0 1.000   1-0-0

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Year by Year Coaches Records

 
   Overall Record  Conference Record 
YearWonLostTiedPct.WonLost TiedPct.PlaceCoach
1890130.250 - - - - - A. S. Lilley, J. Ryder
1891 2 2 0 .500 - - - - - Alexander S. Lilley
1892 5 3 0 .625- - - - - Jack Ryder
1893 4 5 0 .444- - - - - Jack Ryder
1894 6 5 0 .545- - - - - Jack Ryder
1895 4 4 2 .500- - - - - Jack Ryder
1896 5 5 1 .500- - - - - Charles A. Hickey
1897 1 7 1 .167- - - - - David F. Edwards
1898 3 5 0 .375- - - - - Jack Ryder
1899 9 0 1 .950- - - - - John B. Eckstorm
1900 8 1 1 .850- - - - - John B. C. Eckstorm
1901 5 3 1 .611- - - - - John B. C. Eckstorm
1902 6 2 2 .700- - - - - Perry Hale
1903 8 3 0 .727- - - - - Perry Hale
1904 6 5 0 .545- - - - - E. R. Sweetland
1905 8 2 2 .818- - - - - E. R. Sweetland
1906 8 1 0 .889- - - - - A. E. Herrnstein
1907 7 2 1 .750- - - - - A. E. Herrnstein
1908 6 4 0 .600- - - - - A. E. Herrnstein
1909 7 3 0 .700- - - - - A. E. Herrnstein
1910 6 1 3 .750- - - - - Howard Jones
1911 5 3 2 .600- - - - - Harry Vaughn
1912 6 3 0 .667- - - - - John R. Richards
1913 4 2 1 .643 1 2 0 .333 T 6th John W. Wilce
1914 5 2 0 .714 2 2 0 .500 T 4thJohn W. Wilce
1915 5 1 1 .786 2 1 1 .625 T 3rd John W. Wilce
1916 7 0 0 1.0004 0 0 1.000 1st John W. Wilce
1917 8 0 1 .944 40 0 1.000 1st John W. Wilce
1918 3 3 0 .500 03 0 .000 T 8th John W. Wilce
1919 6 1 0 .857 3 1 0 .750 2nd John W. Wilce
1920 7 1 0 .875 5 0 0 1.000 1st John W. Wilce
1921 5 2 0 .714 4 1 0 .800 T 2nd John W. Wilce
1922 3 4 0 .429 1 4 0 .200 8th John W. Wilce
1923 3 4 1 .438 1 4 0 .200 8th John W. Wilce
1924 2 3 3 .438 1 3 2 .400 7th John W. Wilce
1925 4 3 1 .563 1 3 1 .300 8th John W. Wilce
1926 7 1 0 .875 3 1 0 .750 3rd John W. Wilce
1927 4 4 0 .500 2 3 0 .400 6th John W. Wilce
1928 5 2 1 .688 3 2 0 .600 4th John W. Wilce
1929 4 3 1 .563 2 2 1 .500 T 5th Sam S. Willaman
1930 5 2 1 .688 2 2 1 .500 T 4th Sam S. Willaman
1931 6 3 0 .667 4 2 0 .667 4th Sam S. Willaman
1932 4 1 3 .688 2 1 2 .600 4th Sam S. Willaman
1933 7 1 0 .875 4 1 0 .800 2nd Sam S. Willaman
1934 7 1 0 .875 5 1 0 .833 2nd Francis A. Schmidt
1935 7 1 0 .875 5 0 0 1.000 1st Francis A. Schmidt
1936 5 3 0 .6254 1 0 .800 2nd Francis A. Schmidt
1937 6 2 0 .750 5 1 0 .833 2nd Francis A. Schmidt
1938 4 3 1 .563 3 2 1 .583 6th Francis A. Schmidt
1939 6 2 0 .750 5 1 0 .833 1st Francis A. Schmidt
1940 4 4 0 .500 3 3 0 .500 T 4th Francis A. Schmidt
1941 6 1 1 .813 3 1 1 .700 T 2nd Paul E. Brown
1942 9 1 0 .900 5 1 0 .833 1st Paul E. Brown
1943 3 6 0 .333 1 4 0 .200 7th Paul E. Brown
1944 9 0 0 1.000 6 0 0 1.000 1st Carroll C. Widdoes
1945 7 2 0 .778 5 2 0 .714 3rd Carroll C. Widdoes
1946 4 3 2 .555 2 3 1 .417 T 6th Paul O. Bixler
1947 2 6 1 .278 1 4 1 .250 9th Wesley E. Fesler
1948 6 3 0 .667 3 3 0 .500 4th Wesley E. Fesler
1949 7 1 2 .800 4 1 1 .750 T 1st Wesley E. Fesler
1950 6 3 0 .667 5 2 0 .714 T 2nd Wesley E. Fesler
1951 4 3 2 .555 2 2 2 .500 5th W. W. Hayes
1952 6 3 0 .667 5 2 0 .714 3rd W. W. Hayes
1953 6 3 0 .667 4 3 0 .571 4th W. W. Hayes
1954 10 0 01.000 7 0 0 1.000 1st W. W. Hayes
1955 7 2 0 .778 6 0 0 1.000 1st W. W. Hayes
1956 6 3 0 .667 4 2 0 .667 T 4th W. W. Hayes
1957 9 1 0 .900 7 0 0 1.000 1st W. W. Hayes
1958 6 1 2 .778 4 1 2 .714 3rd W. W. Hayes
1959 3 5 1 .389 2 4 1 .357 T 8th W. W. Hayes
1960 7 2 0 .778 4 2 0 .667 3rd W. W. Hayes
1961 8 0 1 .944 6 0 0 1.000 1st W. W. Hayes
1962 6 3 0 .667 4 2 0 .667 T 3rd W. W. Hayes
1963 5 3 1 .611 4 1 1 .750 T 2nd W. W. Hayes
1964 7 2 0 .778 5 1 0 .833 2nd W. W. Hayes
1965 7 2 0 .778 6 1 0 .857 2nd W. W. Hayes
1966 4 5 0 .444 3 4 0 .429 6th W. W. Hayes
1967 6 3 0 .667 5 2 0 .714 4th W. W. Hayes
1968 10 0 0 1.000 7 0 0 1.000 1st W. W. Hayes
1969 8 1 0 .889 6 1 0 .857 T 1st W. W. Hayes
1970 9 1 0 .900 7 0 0 1.000 1stW. W. Hayes
1971 6 4 0 .600 5 3 0 .625 3rd W. W. Hayes
1972 9 2 0 .818 7 1 0 .875 T 1st W. W. Hayes
1973 100 1 .954 7 0 0 1.000 1st W. W. Hayes
1974 102 0 .833 7 1 0 .875 T 1st W. W. Hayes
1975 11 1 0 .917 8 0 0 1.000 1st W. W. Hayes
1976 921 .7917 1 0 .875 T 1st W. W. Hayes
1977 93 0 .750 7 1 0 .875 T 1st W. W. Hayes
1978 7 4 1 .625 6 2 0 .750 4th W. W. Hayes
1979 111 0 .917 8 0 0 1.000 1st Earle Bruce
1980 930 .750 7 1 0 .875 T 2nd Earle Bruce
1981 930 .750 6 2 0 .750 T 1st Earle Bruce
1982 930 .750 7 1 0 .875 2nd Earle Bruce
1983 930 .750 6 3 0 .667 4th Earle Bruce
1984 930 .750 7 2 0 .778 1st Earle Bruce
1985 930 .750 5 3 0 .625 T 4th Earle Bruce
1986 103 0 .769 7 1 0 .875 T 1st Earle Bruce
1987 6 41 .591 4 4 0 .500 5thEarle Bruce
1988 4 61 .409 2 5 1 .313 7thJohn Cooper
1989 8 40 .667 6 2 0 .750 T 3rd John Cooper
1990 7 41 .625 5 2 1 .688 5th John Cooper
1991 8 40 .667 5 3 0 .625 T 3rd John Cooper
1992 8 31 .708 5 2 1 .688 2nd John Cooper
1993 10 11 .875 6 1 1 .813 T 1st John Cooper
1994 9 40 .692 6 2 0 .750 2nd John Cooper
1995 11 20 .846 7 1 0 .875 2nd John Cooper
1996 11 1 0 .917 7 1 0 .875 T 1st John Cooper
1997 10 3 0 .769 6 2 0 .750 T 2nd John Cooper
1998 11 1 0 .917 7 1 0 .875 T 1st John Cooper
1999 6 60 .500 3 5 0 .375 T 8th John Cooper
2000 8 40 .667 5 3 0 .625 4th John Cooper
2001 7 50 .583 5 3 0 .625 3rd Jim Tressel
2002 14 00 1.000 8 0 0 1.000 T 1st Jim Tressel
2003 11 2 0 .846 6 2 0.750 T 2nd Jim Tressel
2004 8 40 .667 4 4 0 .500 T 5th Jim Tressel
2005 10 20 .833 7 1 0 .875 T 1st Jim Tressel
2006 12 1 0 .923 8 0 0 1.000 1st Jim Tressel
2007 11 2 0 .846 7 1 0.875 1st Jim Tressel
2008 10 3 0 .769 7 1 0.875T 1st Jim Tressel
2009 11 2 0 .846 7 1 0.8751stJim Tressel
2010 121 0 .923 7 1 0.875T 1stJim Tressel
2011 67 0 .500 3 5 0.3754th*Luke Fickell
2012 120 01.000 80 01.0001stUrban Meyer

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