The Emmy Award-Winning Story of the Buckeyes
Woody Hayes called this game his "greatest comeback ever." Undefeated and ranked number one in the country, the Buckeyes trailed the hated Wolverines 14-7 with only minutes remaining in the game. What transpired next made this historic battle a win for the ages.
For the first time in 28 years Ohio State was without the leadership of their longtime, legendary coach Woody Hayes. But behind new coach Earle Bruce, the 1979 Buckeyes shocked the nation and rose from relative obscurity to come within seconds of the national title.
1969 Rose Bowl
This smashing victory over number-two USC capped a glorious campaign that stands immortalized in Buckeye lore. But at the start of the 1968 season few people thought Ohio State - a team dominated by talented but unproven sophomores - would be undefeated, ranked number one and playing for history January 1st.