OHIO STATE FOOTBALL RECAP


                                 SEASON
2002 14-0 - DEFEATED MIAMI 31-24 IN TWO OVERTIMES TO WIN NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP
2005 10-2 - BEAT NOTRE DAME IN FIESTA BOWL 34-20
2008 10-3 - LOST TO TEXAS IN FIESTA BOWL 24-21
2009 11-2 - BEAT OREGON IN ROSE BOWL 26-14
2010 12-1 - BEAT ARKANSAS IN SUGAR BOWL 31-26.  FINISHED 5TH IN POLLS.  BEAT MICHIGAN 7TH STRAIGHT TIME 34-7.  WON OR SHARED BIG TEN TITLE FOR 7TH STRAIGHT YEAR.  IN JULY 2011 OSU FORFEITED ALL 2010 GAMES DUE TO SIX PLAYERS SELLING MEMORABILIA SCANDAL AND COVER UP BY COACH JIM TRESSEL.  TRESSEL RESIGNED AND QB PRYOR QUIT OSU AND TURNED PRO.
2011
6-7  OSU LOST TRESSEL AND PRYOR AS NOTED ABOVE AND STRUGGLED TO FIRST 7 LOSS SEASON SINCE 1897 WITH 24-17 LOSS TO FLORIDA IN GATOR BOWL.  OSU HIRED URBAN MEYER TO COACH NEXT SEASON BUT THEY WILL BE INELGIBLE FOR BIG TEN CHAMPIONSHIP AND BOWL GAME.  BUT FANS ARE HOPEFUL FOR TRESSEL TYPE RECORDS IN THE FUTURE.
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