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Ohio State On This Date: September 21

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September 21, 2019 at 7:15am
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72-0
On this date 23 years ago, Ohio State put an epic 72-0 pounding on the Panthers of Pittsburgh.

Ohio State On This Date is a weekly look at Ohio State's record on the date of each game day. Today, we delve into the Buckeyes' performance on September 21st.

FIVE THINGS 9/21
  1. This is the seventh time (6–0) Ohio State has played on September 21st.
  2. The first game played on 9/21 was in 1974. The second ranked Buckeyes beat Oregon State 51-10 in Ohio Stadium. 
  3. Ohio State's largest margin of victory on September 21st was the 76-0 flogging of Florida A&M. 
  4. The Buckeyes are 6–0 when ranked on September 21st. OSU has always been ranked when playing on this date. 
  5. Ohio State has never played a ranked opponents on this date.
GAMES PLAYED ON SEP. 21st
YEAR OHIO STATE'S RANK OPPONENT LOCATION SCORE B1G FINISH
2013 No. 3 FLORIDA A&M H 76–0 1st Big Ten Leaders
2002 No. 6 CINCINNATI N 23–19 1st
1996 No. 7 PITTSBURGH H 72–0 1st
1991 No. 16 WASHINGTON STATE H 33–19 3rd
1985 No. 7 COLORADO A 36–13 4th
1974 No. 2 OREGON STATE H 51–10 1st

 

OHIO STATE'S RECORD AGAINST OPPONENTS ON SEP. 21st
  RECORD WIN & POINTS AVG. SCORE
OVERALL 6–0 1.000 291–61 49–10
HOME 4–0 1.000 232–29 58–7
AWAY 1–0 1.000 36–13 36–13
NEUTRAL 1–0 1.000 23–19 23–19

 

RECORD AGAINST OPPONENTS ON SEP. 21st WHEN OHIO STATE IS RANKED 
  RECORD WIN & POINTS AVG. SCORE
OVERALL 6–0 1.000 291–61 49–10
HOME 4–0 1.000 232–29 58–7
AWAY 1–0 1.000 36–13 36–13
NEUTRAL 1–0 1.000 23–19 23–19

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