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College Football History - Ohio State University

It is also known as OSU is a public university located in Columbus, Ohio. It began with a focus on teaching students in different mechanical and agricultural disciplines but later developed into a wide-range college. The change was directed by Governor Rutherford B. Hayes, and eight years later the General Assembly approved a law to modify the name to The Ohio State University. The university is the third largest campus in the United States.
OSU is one of America’s biggest and broad academic institutes. It is Ohio’s finest and one of America’s top-20 public universities.

Football in Ohio State University


Usually, sports are a big part of campus life. The Ohio State Buckeyes is a football team that competes as part of the NCAA Division 1 Football Bowl. They represent OSU in the East Division of the Big Ten Conference.
They are well known by the NCAA because of winning national championships, with thirty-seven conferences and four division championships. They are also recognized for going ten seasons undefeated and six perfect seasons with no ties or losses. Get the latest odds with Netbet and a bonus on Ohio to win the ACAA.
In 1890 Alexander S. Lilley and George Cole introduced football to the university. The Buckeyes did win two conference championships while still members of the Ohio Athletic Conference and later became members of the Big Ten conference in 1912.
Under head coach Paul Brown, Ohio State University won their first national championship. Ohio State hired Jim Tressel as head coach and led them to their seventh national championship.

Key Graduates

De Joey Bosa

He was an undisputed All-American after a sophomore season in which he led the Big Ten in shrugs, quarterback sacks, and tackles-for-loss. He was the defensive player of the year and defensive lineman of the year in Big Ten. Bosa was a finalist for in three major national awards which were the Bednarik Award, Hendricks Award, and the Lombardi Award.

Dt Michael Bennett

Michael Bennet was a first-team All-American by and a team captain. He took charge on the field and in the locker room and ended his career with eighteen-quarter sacks, one hundred and eleven career tackles, and thirty-one tackles-for-loss.

Cb Doran Grant

A team captain, he was as tough as he was exceptional on the field, playing in all fifty-four over the last four years including thirty consecutive starting assignments in 2013 and 2014.

Rb Ezekiel Elliott

He played a huge part in Ohio State’s incredible and stunning run to the national championship game. Elliot set five bowl and game school records and also was given the offensive MVP honors. It was during the Allstate Sugar Bowl championships.

Qb Braxton Miller

Miller led the Ohio State Buckeyes to twenty-four wins in Urban Meyer’s first two seasons as coach. He is a two-time Big Ten Conference Silver Football Award winner, Quarterback of the year, and offensive player of the year. He led OSU to the verge of the College Football playoffs before getting injured against the Buckeyes bitter rivals from the North, which ended his season.

Qb Cardale Jones

Without even starting a game, Cardale calmly directed Ohio State to three of the Buckeyes greatest wins in school history. He announced that he would return for his junior season to Ohio State instead of going pro because getting his degree was important.

Archie Griffin

The tailback became the fifth junior to win the Heisman Trophy. He was the first player to win a second Heisman in 1975, and he is still the only player to have won it twice. Archie Griffin is now the president of the Ohio State Alumni Association was chosen to the National High school Hall of Fame. After graduation, he became a first-round draft pick of the Cincinnati Bengals. Archie Griffin played eight years of pro-football before rejoining Columbus and becoming a staff at Ohio State.

Howard “Hopalong” Cassady 1

It did not take Ohio State fans long to know why Howard was someone special. During his first game, the season opener game against Indiana in 1952, the freshman came off the bench to lead Buckeyes. After that game, he became a regular starter in the Ohio State lineup. During the 1954 season, Howard won the All-America honors and aided the Buckeyes to a perfect 10-0 record. He again won the All-American acclaim in 1955. At the end of that season, Cassady won the Heisman Trophy and was recognized by the Associated Press as the 1955 Athlete of the year.
Cassady also played baseball while still at Ohio State University and is a member of OSU Athletics, Columbus Baseball, and College Football halls of fame.

Current Season/ Success

Throughout to the 2015 season, OSU has submitted an official record of eight hundred and seventy-five wins, three hundred and twenty losses, and fifty-three ties. They have also made an appearance in forty-seven bowl games with the most recent coming in 2016.

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