Ohio State Head Football Coaches History
A rundown of all 24 head coaches in Ohio State history.
Tressel turned The Game into the lopsided affair we know today.
Cooper won more games than any OSU coach not named Woody Hayes, but too often couldn’t get it done at the end of the season.
When Bruce left Ohio State, he had more wins against Michigan than any OSU coach not named Woody Hayes.
Head coach of Ohio State at 33 years old, Brown led the Buckeyes to a national title in his second season.
In his first four seasons, coach Schmidt’s Buckeyes outscored Michigan 114-0.
Willaman led the Buckeyes to five consecutive winning seasons, one of the best runs of any coach for OSU at the time
Before coach Wilce, the Buckeyes were an afterthought in college football. Wilce changed all that.
Richards quit after a year as head coach of the Buckeyes, and year’s later threatened to resign as Wisconsin’s head coach if OSU was ever scheduled.
Vaughan coached the Buckeyes to a winning record but became the second consecutive coach to leave after a single season.
Ohio State’s ninth head coach had success on the field, but began a troubling trend for the program
He may have played at Michigan, but as Ohio State’s eighth head coach, Albert Herrnstein took the Buckeye program to new heights.
Sweetland played under Pop Warner and coached the first Buckeye squad to ever score against the Wolverines.
This OSU coach couldn’t beat Michigan in the early years of the program. But he beat just about everyone else.
However, he was pretty darn good at Texas.
Ohio State’s third head coach found success playing against doctors and dentists, but not many others.