|Conference Big Ten Conference|
Defensive coordinator Fred Pagac (4th year)
Captain Matt Keller
|1999 record 6–6 (3–5 Big Ten)|
MVP Ahmed Plummer
|Head coach John Cooper (12th year)|
The 1999 Ohio State Buckeyes football team represented the Ohio State University in the 1999 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Buckeyes compiled a 6–6 record, failing to go to a bowl game for the first time since the 1988 season, John Cooper's first year as head coach.