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1979 Ohio State Buckeyes football team

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Conference  Big Ten Conference
AP  No. 4
Head coach  Earle Bruce (1st year)
Coaches  No. 4
1979 record  11–1 (8–0 Big Ten)
MVP  Jim Laughlin
1979 Ohio State Buckeyes football team

The 1979 Ohio State Buckeyes football team represented the Ohio State University in the 1979 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Buckeyes compiled an 11–1 record, including the 1980 Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California, where they lost, 17–16, to the USC Trojans.

Coaching staff

  • Earle Bruce - Head Coach (1st year)
  • Pete Carroll - Defensive Backs (1st year)
  • Dennis Fryzel - Defensive Coordinator (1st year)
  • Glen Mason - Offensive Line / Defensive Inside Linebackers (2nd year)
  • Bill Myles - Offensive Line (3rd year)
  • Wayne Stanley - Running Backs (1st year)
  • Steve Szabo - Defensive Line (1st year)
  • Bob Tucker - Defensive Outside Linebackers (1st year)
  • Fred Zechman - Quarterbacks/Receivers (1st year)
  • References

    1979 Ohio State Buckeyes football team Wikipedia


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