Decade in Review: A Timeline of the Major Events in Ohio State Athletics Between 2010 and 2019

By Kevin Harrish on January 16, 2020 at 11:35 am
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Decade in Review: The 2010s

The past decade brought us some tumultuous and high-profile coaching changes, some of the greatest individual accomplishments in Ohio State athletic history, and dominance that brought home 19 national titles across all sports.

It was a wild decade in Ohio State athletics, so we put together a timeline of the major moments and events – with a heavy lean towards football.

  • January 1, 2010

    Ohio State Wins Rose Bowl

    The Buckeyes notched their first Rose Bowl victory since 1997, downing Oregon 26-17. Terrelle Pryor threw for 266 yards and two touchdowns and ran for 72 yards while Ohio State's defense held the Ducks to just 260 yards and 17 points.

  • MARCH 2, 2010

    Ohio State wins Big Ten Regular Season Championship

    The Buckeyes went 14-4 in conference play behind a prolific season from Evan Turner and clinched a share of the Big Ten regular-season championship and the top seed in the Big Ten Tournament.

  • MARCH 14, 2010

    Ohio State Wins Big Ten Men's Basketball Tournament

    The Buckeyes beat Michigan, Illinois and Minnesota to win their third Big Ten Basketball Tournament championship.

  • April, 2011

    Ohio State Wins Synchronized Swimming National Championship

    The Buckeyes won their second consecutive and 25th overall national championship in synchronized swimming.

  • APRIL, 2010

    Evan Turner Collects Player of the Year Awards

    After one of the most prolific seasons in Ohio State basketball history, Evan Turner claimed the won the Wooden, Naismith, Robertson, Fox Sports, NABC, TSN, and AP national player of the year awards.

  • NOVEMBER 27, 2010

    Ohio State Beats Michigan, Clinches a Share of the Big Ten

    Ohio State handed Michigan its seventh-straight loss in the rivalry, beating the Wolverines 37-7 in Columbus. With the win, the Buckeyes also clinched a share of their sixth-straight Big Ten title.

  • DECEMBER 22, 2010

    Players suspended for trading memorabilia for tattoos

    The NCAA announced that Terrelle Pryor, Boom Herron, DeVier Posey and Solomon Thomas would be suspended for the first five games of the 2011 season for trading memorabilia for tattoos. All players would be allowed to play in the upcoming Sugar Bowl.



  • JANUARY 4, 2011

    Ohio State Wins Sugar Bowl

    The Buckeyes beat Arkansas 36-33 in what would end up as Jim Tressel's final game as Ohio State's head coach. Terrelle Pryor threw for 221 yards and two touchdowns and ran for 115 yards on 15 carries in what was also his final game with the Buckeyes.

  • MARCH 8, 2011

    Ohio State Wins Men's Volleyball National Championship

    The Buckeyes won their first-ever national championship in men's volleyball under head coach Pete Hansen.

  • MARCH 8, 2011

    Jim Tressel is suspended

    Ohio State head coach Jim Tressel was suspended for the first two games of the 2011 season due to his knowledge of the memorabilia scandal. His suspension was increased to five games on March 17. Luke Fickell would serve as the interim head coach during Tressel's suspension.

  • April, 2011

    Ohio State Wins Synchronized Swimming National Championship

    The Buckeyes won their third consecutive and 26th overall national championship in synchronized swimming.

  • MAY 30, 2011

    Jim Tressel Resigns as Ohio State's Head Coach

    Following months of turmoil regarding the memorabilia scandal, Jim Tressel formally stepped down as Ohio State head coach, saying "After meeting with university officials, we agreed that it is in the best interest of Ohio State that I resign as head football coach." Luke Fickell was appointed the team's head coach.

  • JUNE 7, 2011

    Terrelle Pryor leaves Ohio State

    Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor, already facing a five-game suspension for the 2011 season, withdrew from Ohio State following a report that he made thousands of dollars autographing memorabilia for a local booster. 

  • JUNE 26, 2011

    Terrelle Pryor is banned from Ohio State

    After leaving Ohio State, Terrelle Pryor was banned from all contact with the university's athletic program for five years.

  • July 8, 2011

    Ohio State Vacates Wins

    As a self-imposed penalty for the memorabilia scandal, Ohio State vacated all victories from the 2010 football season.

  • November 26, 2011

    Michigan Beats Ohio State

    The Wolverines ended a seven-year skid against Ohio State, beating the Buckeyes 40-34 in Ann Arbor.

  • November 28, 2011

    Ohio State Hires Urban Meyer

    The Buckeyes formally hired Urban Meyer as their full-time head coach to replace Luke Fickell.

  • DECEMBER 20, 2011

    NCAA Imposes a Bowl Ban

    As punishment for the memorabilia scandal, the NCAA hit Ohio State with a one-year bowl ban and limited the Buckeyes to 82 scholarships through the 2014-15 academic year.



  • march 24, 2012

    Ohio State Wins NCAA Fencing Title

    The Buckeyes won their fourth NCAA fencing title in program history and first since 2008.

  • march 31, 2012

    Ohio State Makes the NCAA Tournament Final Four

    The Buckeyes made their first Final Four appearance since the 2007 season, but fell short in the semifinals, losing to Kansas 64-62.

  • April, 2012

    Ohio State Wins Synchronized Swimming National Championship

    The Buckeyes won fourth third consecutive and 27th overall national championship in synchronized swimming.

  • September 1, 2012

    Urban Meyer Notches First Win at Ohio State

    The Urban Meyer era official began in Columbus as the Buckeyes blasted Miami University by a score of 56-10.

  • OCTOBER 20, 2012

    Kenny Guiton Leads the Comeback

    With the Buckeyes trailing and Braxton Miller out with an injury, Kenny Guiton entered the game and led the Buckeyes down the field for a last-second touchdown and two-point conversion to send the game to overtime, where Ohio State won and remained undefeated.

  • NOVEMBER 24, 2012

    Ohio State Beats Michigan

    Urban Meyer notched his first win over Michigan as Ohio State's head coach as the Buckeyes beat Michigan 26-21, completing an undefeated season.



  • FEBRUARY 6, 2013

    Ohio State Signs the Nation's No. 2 recruiting class

    In his first full recruiting class at Ohio State, Urban Meyer signed the nation's No. 2 class which included six eventual first-round picks.

  • MARCH 17, 2013

    Ohio State Wins Big Ten Men's Basketball Tournament

    The Buckeyes beat Nebraska, Michigan State and Wisconsin to win their fourth Big Ten Men's Basketball Tournament.

  • May 31, 2013

    Ohio State Wins NCAA Rowing Championship

    The Buckeyes claimed their first national title in rowing, becoming the first-ever Big Ten team to win a national title in the sport.

  • November 30, 2013

    Gordon Gee Resigns

    In the wake of his comments directed towards Notre Dame and Catholics, Gordon Gee resigned as Ohio State University President.

  • FEBRUARY 6, 2013

    Ohio State beats Michigan

    The Buckeyes beat Michigan for the second-straight season, downing the Wolverines 42-41 to remain undefeated on the season and improve their winning streak to 24 straight games.

  • December 7, 2013

    Ohio State loses to Michigan State

    Urban Meyer suffered his first loss at Ohio State as Michigan State beat the Buckeyes 34-24 at the Big Ten Championship game, snapping Ohio State's winning streak and ending any hope at a national title.

  • December 21, 2013

    Everett Withers Leaves Ohio State

    After a lackluster defensive performance, particularly in the secondary, Ohio State co-defensive coordinator Everett Withers left the program to become the head coach at James Madison.



  • January 3, 2014

    Ohio State loses to Clemson in the Orange Bowl

    The Buckeyes suffered a second-straight loss, falling 40-35 to Clemson in the Orange Bowl, while quarterback Braxton Miller suffered a torn labrum, which would ultimately end his career as a quarterback.

  • January 9, 2014

    Mike Vrabel Leaves Ohio State

    Ohio State defensive line coach Mike Vrabel left Ohio State to take a job as linebackers coach with the Houston Texans.

  • January 15, 2014

    Ohio State Hires Larry Johnson

    Ohio State hires longtime Penn State assistant coach Larry Johnson to replace Mike Vrabel as the team's defensive line coach.

  • January 23, 2014

    Ohio State Hires Chris Ash

    Ohio State hires former Wisconsin defensive coordinator Chris Ash to replace Everitt Withers as the team's co-defensive coordinator and secondary coach.

  • March 13, 2014

    Ohio State Wins Pistol National Championship

    The Buckeyes won their sixth national championship in pistol and the first since 2009.

  • June 1, 2014

    Ohio State Wins NCAA Rowing Championship

    The Buckeyes won their second-straight national championship in rowing, successfully defending their title.

  • June 30, 2014

    Michael V. Drake Becomes President

    Michael V. Drake officially takes over as Ohio State University president as the full-time replacement for Gordon Gee.

  • Aug. 19, 2014

    Braxton Miller Tears His Labrum

    Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller tears his labrum in his throwing shoulder in a non-contact portion of practice ending his season before it begins.

  • Sept. 6, 2014

    Ohio State Loses to Virginia Tech

    In Ohio State's first home game of the season, the Buckeyes lose to Virginia Tech 35-21, falling all the way to No. 22 in the AP Poll after the loss.

  • November 8, 2014

    Ohio State Beats Michigan State

    The Buckeyes successfully avenged the 2013 loss to Michigan State, defeating the Spartans 49-37 and vaulting into the College Football Playoff discussion.

  • November 29, 2014

    J.T. Barrett Breaks His Ankle

    After a record-breaking debut season, J.T. Barrett broke his ankle in the second half of the final regular-season game against Michigan, ending his season.

  • December 6, 2014

    Ohio State Blasts Wisconsin

    With a College Football Playoff berth on the line, Ohio State beat Wisconsin 59-0 with third-string quarterback Cardale Jones at the helm. Ezekiel Elliott rushed for a career-high 220 yards.

  • December 7, 2014

    Ohio State Makes the College Football Playoff

    The Buckeyes earned the No. 4 seed in the inaugural College Football Playoff, setting up a semifinal matchup with Alabama in New Orleans.

  • December 15, 2014

    Houston Hires Tom Herman

    Ohio State offensive coordinator Tom Herman agreed to become the next head coach of the Houston Cougars, but would stay on to coach the Buckeyes through the College Football Playoff.



  • January 1, 2015

    Ohio State Beats Alabama in the Sugar Bowl

    Behind Ezekiel Elliott's 230 rushing yards, Ohio State beat Alabama 42-35 in the Sugar Bowl to advance to the College Football Playoff national championship game in Dallas.

  • January 12, 2015

    Ohio State Wins Football National Championship

    The Buckeyes became the first-ever College Football Playoff national champion, defeating Oregon 42-20 behind Ezekiel Elliott's 246 rushing yards and four touchdowns.

  • January 14, 2015

    Ohio State Promotes Ed Warinner and Hires Tim Beck

    With the departure of Tom Herman, Ohio State promoted Ed Warinner to co-offensive coordinator and hired Nebraska offensive coordinator Tim Beck.

  • January 15, 2015

    Cardale Jones Announces His Return

    In a press conference at his high school, Cardale Jones announced that he would return for Ohio State for his fourth season and complete his degree.

  • February 5, 2015

    Stan Drayton Leaves Ohio State

    Ohio State running backs coach Stan Drayton announced that he was leaving Ohio State to become the running backs coach for the Chicago Bears.

  • February 10, 2015

    Ohio State Hires Tony Alford

    With the departure of Stan Drayton, Ohio State hired Notre Dame running backs coach Tony Alford.

  • March 22, 2015

    Ohio State Wins Pistol National Championship

    The Buckeyes won their second straight pistol national championship, marking their seventh overall national title.

  • MARCH 21, 2015

    Ohio State Wins NCAA Title, Logan Stieber Makes History

    Ohio State wrestler Logan Stieber became just the fourth person ever to win four NCAA wrestling national championships and the Buckeyes won their first NCAA Wrestling Championship in program history.

  • April, 2015

    Ohio State Wins Synchronized Swimming National Championship

    The Buckeyes won their 28th overall national championship in synchronized swimming.

  • May 31, 2015

    Ohio State Wins NCAA Rowing Championship

    The Buckeyes became the first team in NCAA history to win three-straight national titles in rowing, successfully defending their titles from the two previous years.

  • July 23, 2015

    Braxton Miller Announces Position Change

    After tearing his labrum ahead of the 2014 season, Braxton Miller announced a switch from quarterback to wide receiver ahead of the 2015 season.

  • September 7, 2015

    Cardale Jones Named the Starting Quarterback

    Moments before Ohio State's opening snap in the season-opener against Virginia Tech, Cardale Jones was named the team's starting quarterback.

  • October 20, 2015

    J.T. Barrett is Named the Starting Quarterback

    After Cardale Jones started the first seven games of the season, J.T. Barrett was named the starting quarterback ahead of the Rutgers game. Barrett had been successfully used as a "redzone specialist" the two previous weeks.

  • October 31, 2015

    J.T. Barrett Cited For OVI and Suspended One Game

    During Ohio State's off week, J.T. Barrett was cited for operating a vehicle intoxicated and was suspended for the Minnesota game. Cardale Jones got the start against the Gophers, but Barrett reclaimed the starting job the following week.

  • November 21, 2015

    Ohio State Falls to Michigan State

    The Buckeyes fell to Michigan 17-14 on a last-second field goal, effectively ending their national championship run despite boasting one of the most talented rosters in program history.

  • November 28, 2015

    Ohio State Beats Michigan

    The Buckeyes responded to the loss against Michigan State with a blowout win over rival Michigan, defeating the Wolverines 42-13 and handing Jim Harbaugh his first loss in the rivalry.

  • December 7, 2015

    Chris Ash Becomes Rutgers Head Coach

    After two seasons at Ohio State, Chris Ash agreed to become the next head coach at Rutgers.

  • December 11, 2015

    Ohio State Hires Greg Schiano

    After Chris Ash's departure, Ohio State hired former Rutgers and Buccaneers head coach Greg Schiano to become its next defensive coordinator.



  • January 1, 2016

    Ohio State Beats Notre Dame in the Fiesta Bowl

    The Buckeyes capped off the 2015 season with a convincing 44-28 win over Notre Dame in the Fiesta Bowl.

  • January 15, 2016

    Ohio State Hires Greg Studrawa as Offensive Line Coach

    With Ed Warinner moving to the box as offensive coordinator, Ohio State hired LSU offensive line coach Greg Studrawa to coach the slobs.

  • March 21, 2016

    Ohio State Wins Pistol National Championship

    The Buckeyes won their third consecutive pistol national championship, marking the program's eighth overall national title.

  • April 29, 2016

    Ohio State Sets NFL Draft Record

    Ohio State set a new NFL Draft record with 10 players selected in the first three rounds of the 2016 draft. In total, 12 Ohio State players were selected with five going in the first round.

  • May 7, 2016

    Ohio State Wins Men's Volleyball National Championship

    Ohio State captured its second national title in men's volleyball by defeating defending champion BYU in straight sets.

  • August 21, 2016

    Kyle Snyder Wins Olympic Gold

    Ohio State wrestler Kyle Snyder won a gold medal at the 2016 Rio Olympic games becoming the youngest American ever to win the gold in wrestling.

  • September 17, 2016

    Ohio State Beats Oklahoma, Noah Brown Sets Record

    The Buckeyes went on the road and handled Oklahoma, defeating the Sooners 45-24 behind Noah Brown's four touchdown catches, which tied an Ohio State record.

  • November 26, 2016

    Ohio State Beats Michigan

    The No. 2 Buckeyes beat No. 3 Michigan 30-27 in double overtime to effectively clinch a spot in the College Football Playoff.

  • December 4, 2016

    Ohio State Makes College Football Playoff

    Even though it did not play for a Big Ten Championship, Ohio State was selected for the College Football Playoff as the No. 3 seed and drew a semifinal matchup with No. 2 seed Clemson in the Fiesta Bowl.

  • December 10, 2016

    Cincinnati Hires Luke Fickell

    After 19 years spent with the Buckeyes as either a player or a coach, Luke Fickell's time in Columbus came to a close as the co-defensive coordinator accepted the position as Cincinnati's next head coach.

  • December 21, 2016

    Ohio State Hires Bill Davis

    After the departure of Luke Fickell, Ohio State hired Bill Davis to coach the team's linebackers.

  • December 31, 2016

    Ohio State Falls to Clemson

    The Buckeyes' offensive woes continued as Ohio State fell to Clemson 31-0, giving Urban Meyer his first shutout loss as a head coach and the Buckeyes' first since 1993.



  • January 3, 2017

    Tim Beck Leaves Ohio State for Texas

    After two seasons as Ohio State's co-offensive coordinator and quarterback coach, Tim Beck and Ohio State parted ways as he accepted a coordinator position with Tom Herman at Texas.

  • January 3, 2017

    Ohio State Hires Kevin Wilson

    With Tim Beck gone and Ed Warinner on the way out, Ohio State hired former Indiana head coach Kevin Wilson as its offensive coordinator.

  • January 3, 2017

    Ohio State Hires Ryan Day

    With Tim Beck departing, Ohio State hires San Francisco 49ers quarterbacks coach Ryan Day to become the next quarterbacks coach and co-coordinator with the Buckeyes.

  • January 10, 2017

    Ed Warinner Leaves Ohio State

    Ohio State and longtime assistant Ed Warinner parted way following the 2016 season as Warinner accepted a job as Minnesota's offensive line coach.

  • February 1, 2017

    Ohio State Signs its Best Recruiting Class in the Modern Era

    The Buckeyes put together a monster recruiting class in 2017 that ranked as the No. 2 class overall, but the best class in the recruiting ratings era on an average recruit basis with Ohio State's average signee rated at 0.9459.

  • April, 2011

    Ohio State Wins Synchronized Swimming National Championship

    The Buckeyes won their 29th overall national championship in synchronized swimming.

  • May 6, 2017

    Ohio State Wins Men's Volleyball National Championship

    The Buckeyes won their second straight national title in men's volleyball, once again defeating BYU in straight sets to take the crown.

  • June 5, 2017

    Thad Matta Resigns

    Ohio State and Thad Matta had a mutual parting of ways after Ohio State missed the NCAA Tournament for a second-straight season and the Buckeyes lost a few recruiting battles.

  • June 9, 2017

    Ohio State Hires Chris Holtmann

    After a brief national search, Ohio State hired Butler head coach Chris Holtmann to become the program's next men's basketball head coach.

  • October 28, 2017

    Ohio State Stuns Penn State With a Comeback Victory

    Down 11 points with less than five minutes remaining, Ohio State stormed back to beat No. 2 Penn State in Columbus and take control of the Big Ten Championship race.

  • November 4, 2017

    Iowa Upsets Ohio State

    Just one week after the comeback victory over Penn State, Ohio State suffered a blowout loss on the road against unranked Iowa, falling 55-24.

  • November 25, 2017

    Ohio State Beats Michigan

    In his first meaningful action at the college level, Dwayne Haskins led Ohio State to a 31-20 win over Michigan after J.T. Barrett left the game with a knee injury in the second half. 

  • December 2, 2017

    Ohio State Wins Big Ten Championship

    The Buckeyes won their first Big Ten Championship since the 2014 season, downing Wisconsin 27-21 with J.T. Barrett at the helm less than a week after he had surgery on his knee.

  • December 3, 2017

    Ohio State Left Out of College Football Playoff

    Despite winning the Big Ten Championship, Ohio State is left out of the College Football Playoff as Alabama gets in as the No. 4 seed instead and goes on to win the national title.

  • December 29, 2017

    Ohio State Beats USC in the Cotton Bowl

    As a consolation prize after missing the playoff, Ohio State drew USC in the Cotton Bowl and beat the Trojans 24-7 in Dallas.



  • Jan 8, 2018

    Ohio State hires Alex Grinch as its 10th Assistant

    With a new NCAA Rule in effect that allowed a team to have 10 full-time assistant coaches, Ohio State hired Washington State defensive coordinator Alex Grich to help coach the secondary and presumably serve as the defensive coordinator in waiting.

  • Jan 24, 2018

    Kerry Coombs Leaves Ohio State

    After six seasons with Ohio State, cornerbacks coach Kerry Coombs left the program to become the secondary coach for the Tennessee Titans.

  • February 12, 2018

    Ohio State Hires Taver Johnson

    After the departure of Kerry Coombs, Ohio State hired Taver Johnson, who was originally slated to be part of Urban Meyer's first Buckeye coaching staff.

  • March 21, 2018

    Ohio State Wins Pistol National Championship

    The Ohio State pistol team won its ninth national title and its fourth in five years.

  • April 2018

    Ohio State Wins Synchronized Swimming National Championship

    The Buckeyes won their second consecutive and 31st overall national championship in synchronized swimming.

  • MAY 3, 2018

    Joe Burrow Transfers From Ohio State

    After Ohio State did not name a starting quarterback during spring practice, Joe Burrow announced his decision to leave the program as a graduate transfer. As a result, Dwayne Haskins effectively became the Buckeyes' next starting quarterback.

  • July 23, 2018

    Ohio State Fires Zach Smith

    Wide receivers coach Zach Smith is fired after a history of domestic violence allegations against him surfaced.

  • July 26, 2018

    Brian Hartline is Named the Interim Wide Receivers Coach

    Ohio State names Brian Hartline its interim wide receivers coach after the firing of Zach Smith.

  • August 1, 2018

    Urban Meyer is Placed on Paid Administrative Leave

    After a report surfaces suggesting Urban Meyer and Ohio State knew about a long history of domestic assault allegations against Zach Smith, Ohio State places Urban Meyer on paid administrative leave and promotes offensive coordinator Ryan Day to interim head coach.

  • August 22, 2018

    Urban Meyer and Gene Smith are Suspended

    Following more than 12 hours of deliberations, Ohio State's Board of Trustees agreed to suspend football coach Urban Meyer for the first three weeks of the season. The Board also announced a suspension for athletic director Gene Smith.

  • August 22, 2018

    Ryan Day Wins His First Three Games

    After guiding the Buckeyes through fall camp, Ryan Day accomplished his mission and went 3-0 as Ohio State's interim head coach, beating Oregon State, Rutgers and TCU decisively.

  • August 22, 2018

    Urban Meyer Returns From His Suspension

    After spending all of fall camp away from his team and missing the first three games of the season, Urban Meyer returned to the sideline against Tulsa, and helped guide the Buckeyes to a 49-6 win.

  • October 20, 2018

    Ohio State Falls to Purdue

    For the second-straight year, Ohio State fell to a Big Ten West opponent on the road as Purdue bested the Buckeyes 49-20, giving Ohio State its lone loss on the season.

  • November 24, 2018

    Ohio State Blasts Michigan

    Michigan entered the 2018 edition of The Game as 5-point favorites just before kickoff, but Ohio State handed them one of the most lopsided losses in The Game to date, scoring a record 62 points on Michigan's defense to win 62-39, marking Urban Meyer's seventh straight win over the Wolverines.

  • December 1, 2018

    Ohio State Wins Big Ten Championship

    The Buckeyes won their second consecutive Big Ten title, topping Northwestern 45-24 in the Big Ten Championship Game in Indianapolis behind 499 yards and five touchdowns through the air.

  • December 3, 2018

    Dwayne Haskins is Named a Finalist for the Heisman Trophy

    After a record-breaking redshirt sophomore season, Dwayne Haskins became Ohio state's first Heisman Trophy Finalist since Troy Smith in 2006.

  • December 4, 2018

    Urban Meyer Announces His Decision to Retire

    Urban Meyer announced his decision to step down as the head coach of the Buckeyes following the Rose Bowl and Ohio State announced that Ryan Day would be his replacement.



  • January 1, 2019

    Ohio State Wins Rose Bowl

    In Urban Meyer's final game as head coach, Ohio State beat Washington 28-23 to send the legendary head coach out with a Rose Bowl victory.

  • January 2, 2019

    Ryan Day Becomes Head Coach

    With Urban Meyer's retirement becoming official after Ohio State's Rose Bowl victory, Ryan Day officially took over as Ohio State's head coach the following day.

  • January 4, 2019

    Justin Fields Announces He Will Transfer to Ohio State

    With Dwayne Haskins' unofficially headed to the NFL, former five-star quarterback Justin Fields decided to transfer to Ohio State and seek immediate eligibility as Ohio State's next starting quarterback

  • January 7, 2019

    Dwayne Haskins Declares for the NFL Draft

    After just one record-breaking season as Ohio State's starting quarterback, Dwayne Haskins decided to make the jump to the next level and entered the 2019 NFL Draft, where he was ultimately selected in the first round.

  • January 4-10, 2019

    Ohio State Makes Changes to the Defensive Coaching Staff

    After having one of the worst defenses in Ohio State football history, Ryan Day made drastic changes to the coaching staff on the defensive side of the ball. Greg Schiano, Alex Grinch, Taver Johnson and Bill Davis all departed Ohio State and the Buckeyes brought in Greg Mattison, Jeff Hafley, Al Washington and Matt Barnes to replace them.

  • February 8, 2019

    Justin Fields is Granted Immediate Eligibility

    Ohio State got its quarterback for the 2019 season as Justin Fields was officially granted immediate eligibility by the NCAA.

  • April, 2019

    Ohio State Wins Synchronized Swimming National Championship

    The Buckeyes won their third consecutive and 32nd overall national championship in synchronized swimming.

  • November 30, 2019

    Ohio State Blasts Michigan, Again

    Ryan Day got his first win in The Game and handed Jim Harbaugh his fifth loss as Ohio State dominated Michigan once again, beating the Wolverines 56-27 in Ann Arbor. The win extended Ohio State's streak in the rivalry to eight and gave the Buckeyes wins in 14 of the last 15 games.

  • December 7, 2019

    Ohio State Wins the Big Ten Championship

    With a 34-21 win over Wisconsin, Ohio State became the first team in Big Ten history with three consecutive outright conference titles.

  • December 8, 2019

    Ohio State Makes the College Football Playoff

    With a 13-0 record and a Big Ten title, Ohio State earned a spot in the College Football Playoff as the No. 2 seed, drawing a semifinal matchup with No. 3 seed Clemson in the Fiesta Bowl. The Buckeyes also became the first team in the College Football Playoff era to make a New Year's Six bowl game every season.

  • December 9, 2019

    Justin Fields and Chase Young are Named Heisman Finalists

    For the first time in program history, Ohio State had two finalists for the Heisman Trophy as Justin Fields and Chase Young were each invited to the Heisman Trophy ceremony in New York. It was also the first time in Heisman history that one team had a finalist on each side of the ball.

  • December 14, 2019

    Jeff Hafley Accepts the Head Coaching Position at Boston College

    Ohio State lost its defensive coordinator and Broyles Award finalist after just one season as Jeff Hafley accepted the head coaching position at Boston College. Hafley decided to remain on staff with Ohio State throughout the College Football Playoff.

  • December 28, 2019

    Ohio State Falls to Clemson in the Fiesta Bowl

    The Buckeyes' dominating 2019 season came to a close in the College Football Playoff semifinal as Ohio State fell 29-23 to Clemson in the Fiesta Bowl.

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