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Ohio State Buckeyes Bowl History All Bowl Games

 
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Season
Bowl
Score
2011
Gator Bowl
Florida 24, Ohio St. 17
2010
Sugar Bowl
Ohio St. 31, Arkansas 26
2009
Rose Bowl
Ohio St. 26, Oregon 17
2008
Fiesta Bowl
Texas 24, Ohio St. 21
2007
BCS Title Game
LSU 38, Ohio St. 24
2006
BCS Title Game
Florida 41, Ohio St. 14
2005
Fiesta
Ohio St. 34, Notre Dame 20
2004
Alamo
Ohio St. 33, Oklahoma State 7
2003
Fiesta
Ohio St. 35, Kansas State 28
2002
BCS Title Game
Ohio St. 31, Miami 24 (2OT)
2001
Outback
South Carolina 31, Ohio St. 28
2000
Outback
South Carolina 24, Ohio St. 7
1998
Sugar
Ohio St. 24, Texas A&M 14
1997
Sugar
Florida St. 31, Ohio St. 14
1996
Rose
Ohio St. 20, Arizona St. 17
1995
Cirtus
Tennessee 20, Ohio St. 14
1994
Citrus
Alabama 24, Ohio St. 17
1993
Holiday
Ohio St. 28, BYU 21
1992
Citrus
Georgia 21, Ohio St. 14
1991
Hall of Fame
Syracuse 24, Ohio St. 17
1990
Liberty
Air Force 23, Ohio St. 11
1989
Hall of Fame
Auburn 31, Ohio St. 14
1986
Cotton
Ohio St. 28, Texas A&M 12
1985
Citrus
Ohio St. 10, BYU 7
1984
Rose
USC 20, Ohio St. 17
1983
Fiesta
Ohio St. 28, Pittsburgh 23
1982
Holiday
Ohio St. 47, BYU 17
1981
Liberty
Ohio St. 31, Navy 28
1980
Fiesta
Penn St. 31, Ohio St. 19
1979
Rose
USC 17, Ohio St. 16
1978
Gator
Clemson 17, Ohio St. 15
1977
Sugar
Alabama 35, Ohio St. 6
1976
Orange
Ohio St. 27, Colorado 10
1975
Rose
UCLA 23, Ohio St. 10
1974
Rose
USC 18, Ohio St. 17
1973
Rose
Ohio St. 42, USC 21
1972
Rose
USC 42, Ohio St. 17
1970
Rose
Stanford 27, Ohio St. 17
1968
Rose
Ohio St. 27, USC 16
1957
Rose
Ohio St. 10, Oregon 7
1954
Rose
Ohio St. 20, USC 7
1949
Rose
Ohio St. 17, California 14
1920
Rose
California 28, Ohio St. 0

 
A closer at each bowl game in Ohio State football history:

  Jan. 1, 1921 - Rose Bowl
  Jan. 2, 1950 - Rose Bowl
  Jan. 1, 1955 - Rose Bowl
  Jan. 1, 1958 - Rose Bowl
  Jan. 1, 1969 - Rose Bowl
  Jan. 1, 1971 - Rose Bowl
  Jan. 1, 1973 - Rose Bowl
  Jan. 1, 1974 - Rose Bowl
  Jan. 1, 1975 - Rose Bowl
  Jan. 1, 1976 - Rose Bowl
  Jan. 1, 1977 - Orange Bowl
  Jan. 1, 1978 - Sugar Bowl
  Dec. 29, 1978 - Gator Bowl
  Jan. 1, 1980 - Rose Bowl
  Dec. 26, 1980 - Fiesta Bowl
  Dec. 30, 1981 - Liberty Bowl
  Dec. 17, 1982 - Holiday Bowl
  Jan. 2, 1984 - Fiesta Bowl
  Jan. 1, 1985 - Rose Bowl
   Dec. 28, 1985 - Citrus Bowl
  Jan. 1, 1987 - Cotton Bowl
  Jan. 1, 1990 - Hall of Fame Bowl
  Dec. 27, 1990 - Liberty Bowl
  Jan. 1, 1992 - Hall of Fame Bowl
  Jan. 1, 1993 - Citrus Bowl
  Dec. 30, 1993 - Holiday Bowl
  Jan. 2, 1995 - Citrus Bowl
  Jan. 1, 1996 - Citrus Bowl
  Jan. 1, 1997 - Rose Bowl
  Jan. 1, 1998 - Sugar Bowl
  Jan. 1, 1999 - Sugar Bowl
  Jan. 1, 2001 - Outback Bowl
  Jan. 1, 2002 - Outback Bowl
  Jan. 3, 2003 - Fiesta Bowl
  Jan. 2, 2004 - Fiesta Bowl
  Dec. 29, 2004 - Alamo Bowl
  Jan. 2, 2006 - Fiesta Bowl
  Jan. 8, 2007 - BCS Title Game
  Jan. 7, 2008 - BCS Title Game
  Jan. 5, 2009 - Fiesta Bowl
  Jan. 1, 2010 - Rose Bowl
  Jan. 4, 2011 - Sugar Bowl
  Jan. 2, 2012 - Gator Bowl




Ohio State Rose Bowl recaps: Game synopsis and box score for each of the Buckeyes thirteen previous Rose Bowl games. (Source: Columbus Dispatch)

1997 Rose Bowl Slideshow: Remember Ohio State's thrilling 20-17 victory in the 1997 Rose Bowl with a photo slideshow featuring over 30 pictures from the game. (Source: Columbus Dispatch)




Bowl Team And Individual Bowl Records


Team Records Bowls

Scoring
Most Points - 47 vs. BYU, 1982 Holiday Bowl
Least Points - 0 vs. California, 1921 Rose Bowl

Most Points Allowed - 42 vs. USC, 1973 Rose Bowl

Least Points Allowed - 7 vs. BYU (last time), 1985 Citrus Bowl

Largest Margin of Victory - 30 vs. BYU (47-17), 1982 Holiday Bowl

Largest Margin of Defeat - 29 vs. Alabama (35-6), 1978 Sugar Bowl

Touchdowns
Ohio State - 6 vs. USC, 1974 Rose Bowl
Opponent - 6 vs. USC, 1973 Rose Bowl

First Downs
Ohio State - 27 vs. Notre Dame, 2006 Fiesta Bowl
Opponent - 33 vs. Texas, 2009 Fiesta Bowl

Total Offense
Ohio State - 617 vs. Notre Dame, 2006 Fiesta Bowl
Opponent - 519 vs. USC, 1980 Rose Bowl

Rushing Yardage
Ohio State - 364 vs. Stanford, 1971 Rose Bowl
Opponent - 351 vs. Penn State, 1980 Fiesta Bowl

Rushing Attempts
Ohio State - 71 vs. Colorado, 1977 Orange Bowl
Opponent - 69 vs. Alabama, 1978 Sugar Bowl

Passing Yardage
Ohio State - 342 vs. Notre Dame, 2006 Fiesta Bowl
Opponent - 414 vs. Texas, 2009 Fiesta Bowl

Touchdown Passes
Ohio State - 4 vs. Kansas State, 2004 Fiesta Bowl
Opponent - 3 vs. LSU (last time), 2008 BCS Championship Game

Kickoff Returns
Ohio State - 7 vs. LSU last time), 2008 BCS Championship Game
Opponent - 7 vs. BYU (last time), 1982 Holiday Bowl

Kickoff Return Yardage
Ohio State - 193 vs. Florida, 2006 BCS Championship Game
Opponent - 171 vs. Oregon, 2010 Rose Bowl

Punt Returns
Ohio State - 5 vs. Kansas State, 2004 Fiesta Bowl
Opponent - 5 vs. USC, 1969 Rose Bowl

Punt Return Yardage
Ohio State - 74 vs. USC, 1974 Rose Bowl
Opponent - 92 vs. USC, 1955 Rose Bowl

Interceptions Ohio State - 5 vs. Texas A&M, 1987 Cotton Bowl Opponent - 4 vs. USC, 1955 Rose Bowl




Individual Records Bowls

Touchdowns
Ohio State - 3, Raymont Harris vs. BYU, 1993 Holiday Bowl
Opponent - 4, Sam Cunningham, USC, 1973 Rose Bowl

Extra Points
Ohio State - 5, Mike Nugent vs. Kansas State, 2004 Fiesta Bowl;
5, Rich Spangler vs. BYU, 1982 Holiday Bowl
Opponent - 6, Mike Rae, USC, 1973 Rose Bowl

Field Goals
Ohio State - 4, Mike Nugent vs. Oklahoma State, 2004 Alamo Bowl
Longest - 52, Rich Spangler vs. USC, 1985 Rose Bowl
Opponent - 2, Chris Hetland, Florida (last time), 2006 BCS Championship Game
Longest - 51, Steve Jordan, USC, 1985 Rose Bowl

Total Offense
Ohio State - 408, Troy Smith, vs. Notre Dame, 2006 Fiesta Bowl
Opponent - 399, Colt McCoy, vs. Texas, 2009 Fiesta Bowl

Rushing Yardage
Ohio State - 235, Raymont Harris vs. BYU, 1993 Holiday Bowl
Longest Gain - 68, Ted Ginn, Jr., vs. Notre Dame, 2006 Fiesta Bowl
Opponent - 252, Charles White, USC, 1980 Rose Bowl
Longest Gain - 80, O.J. Simpson, USC, 1969 Rose Bowl

Rushing Attempts
Ohio State - 39, Raymont Harris vs. BYU, 1993 Holiday Bowl
Opponent - 39, Charles White, USC, 1980 Rose Bowl

Passing Attempts
Ohio State - 38, Joe Germaine vs. Texas A&M, 1999 Sugar Bowl
Opponent - 58, Colt McCoy, vs. Texas, 2009 Fiesta Bowl

Pass Completions
Ohio State - 24, Mike Tomczak vs. USC, 1985 Rose Bowl
Opponent - 41, Colt McCoy, vs. Texas, 2009 Fiesta Bowl

Passing Yardage
Ohio State - 342, Troy Smith, vs. Notre Dame, 2006 Fiesta Bowl
Opponent - 414, Colt McCoy, vs. Texas, 2009 Fiesta Bowl

Touchdown Passes
Ohio State - 4, Craig Krenzel vs. Kansas State, 2004 Fiesta Bowl
Opponent - 4, Matt Flynn, vs LSU, 2008 BCS Championship Game

Longest Touchdown Passes
Longest Ohio State - 85, Troy Smith to Santonio Holmes, vs. Notre Dame, 2006 Fiesta Bowl
Longest Opponent - 67, Joe Sciarra to Wally Henry, vs. UCLA, 1976 Rose Bowl

Pass Receptions
Ohio State - 11, David Boston vs. Texas A&M, 1999 Sugar Bowl
Opponent - 14, Quan Cosby, vs. Texas, 2009 Fiesta Bowl

Yards Receiving
Ohio State - 172, Cris Carter vs. USC, 1985 Rose Bowl
Longest - 85, Santonio Holmes vs. Notre Dame, 2006 Fiesta Bowl
Opponent - 171, Quan Cosby, Texas, vs. Texas, 2009 Fiesta Bowl
Longest - 67, Wally Henry, UCLA, 1976 Rose Bowl

Touchdowns Receiving
Ohio State - 2, Michael Jenkins vs. Kansas State, 2004 Fiesta Bowl;
2, Santonio Holmes, vs. Kansas State, 2004 Fiesta Bowl;
2, Doug Donley vs. Penn State, 1980 Fiesta Bowl;
2, David Boston vs. Arizona State, 1997 Rose Bowl;
2, Darnell Sanders, vs. South Carolina, 2002 Outback Bowl
Opponent - 2, Greg Taylor, Auburn, 1990 Hall of Fame Bowl
2, Richard Dickson, LSU, 2008 BCS Championship Game
2, Quan Cosby, Texas, 2009 Fiesta Bowl

Kickoff Returns
Ohio State - 5, Carlos Snow vs. Auburn, 1990 Hall of Fame Bowl
5, Ray Small vs. LSU, 2008 BCS Championship Game
5, Lamaar Thomas, vs. Texas, vs. Texas, 2009 Fiesta Bowl
Opponent - 6, Casey Tiumalu, BYU, 1982 Holiday Bowl

Kickoff Return Yardage
Ohio State - 103, Carlos Snow vs. Auburn, 1990 Hall of Fame Bowl
Longest - 99, Keith Byars vs. Pitt, 1984 Fiesta Bowl
Opponent - 122, Kenjon Barner, Oregon, 2010 Rose Bowl
Longest - 52, Eric Drage, BYU, 1993 Holiday Bowl

Punts
Ohio State - 8, Brent Bartholomew vs. Arizona State, 1997 Rose Bowl;
8, Joel Kessel vs. Georgia, 1993 Citrus Bowl;
8, Tom Tupa vs. BYU, 1985 Citrus Bowl
Longest - 67, Andy Groom vs. South Carolina, 2002 Outback Bowl
Average - 50.0, A.J. Trapasso, vs. LSU, 2008 BCS Championship Game
Opponent - 9, Shane Lechler, Texas A&M, 1999
Longest - 70, John Arnette, USC, 1955 Rose Bowl;
70 Tyeler Dean vs. South Carolina, 2002 Outback Bowl
Average - 61.0, John Arnette, USC, 1955 Rose Bowl

Punt Returns
Ohio State - 4, Michael Jenkins vs. Kansas State, 2004 Fiesta Bowl;
4, Chris Vance vs. South Carolina, 2002 Outback Bowl
Opponent - 5, Mike Battle, USC, 1969 Rose Bowl

Punt Return Yardage
Ohio State - 64, Neal Colzie vs. USC, 1974 Rose Bowl
Longest - 56, Neal Colzie vs. USC, 1974 Rose Bowl
Opponent - 86, Aramis Dandoy, USC, 1955 Rose Bowl
Longest - 86, Aramis Dandoy, USC, 1955 Rose Bowl

Interceptions
Ohio State - 2, Mark Pelini vs. Auburn (last time), 1990 Hall of Fame Bowl
Longest - 54, Vic Janowicz vs. California, 1950 Rose Bowl
Opponent - 2, Cedrick Williams, Kansas State, 2004 Fiesta Bowl;
2, Carlton McDonald, Air Force, 1990 Liberty Bowl
Longest - 48, Charles Phillips, USC, 1973 Rose Bowl







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