THE GREATEST RIVALRY IN SPORTS: MICHIGAN VERSUS OHIO STATE

Ohio State vs. Michigan (Ohio State Library)
Undefeated Seasons Ruined by Arch-Rival Team Times
1969, 1973, 1993, 1995, 1996 Ohio State 5
1970, 1972, 1973, 1974, 2006 Michigan 5
Undefeated Conference Seasoned Ruined by Arch-Rival Team Times
1939, 1964, 1969, 1973, 1976, 1977, 1980, 1986, 1993, 1995, 1996 Ohio State 11
1968, 1970, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1982, 1998, 2004, 2006 Michigan 10
ESPN's most hated college football programs: Ohio State is #1
This is the greatest rivalry in all of sports in the United States. They have played every year since 1918, and the game was moved to the last Saturday of the season in 1935. Even though Michigan holds an advantage with 58 wins in 108 games; since 1918, the advantage is 46 wins and 44 losses with 4 ties. Michigan's record at the Big House is 23-18-3 since 1918. The Buckeyes began calling this series the "Gold Pants" which began in 1934, and hold a 38-36-4 advantage. Ohio State takes pride in their record against Michigan since the Snow Bowl in 1950 when the Woody Hayes era began, it is 26-33-2 since 1951.
Decade Team Record Highlight

2010-2019

2000-2009

Michigan

Ohio State

1W-0L

8W-2L

to be determined

2006 #1 vs. #2

1990-1999 Michigan 7W-2L-1T
1980-1989 Michigan 6W-4L
1970-1979 Ohio State 5W-4L-1T Tie and Rose Bowl Vote in 1973
1960-1969 Ohio State 7W-3L 50 points in 1968, Woody goes for 2 and 1969 Revenge
1950-1959 Tied 5W-5L Snow Bowl 9-3, no first downs
1940-1949 Michigan 6W-2L-2T
1930-1939 Tied 5W-5L
1920-1929 Michigan 6W-4L 1922 Ohio Stadium dedication game ruined, and 1927 Big House dedication game celebrated
1910-1919 Michigan 3W-1L-1T
1900-1909 Michigan 9W-0L-1T
1890-1899 Michigan 1W-0L
2012 UPDATE
Category Michigan Ohio State
Legend Coach(es) Bo Schembechler, Fielding Yost and Fritz Crisler Woody Hayes and Jim Tressel
Legend Players Tom Harmon, Charles Woodson and Desmond Howard Archie Griffin, Hopalong Cassidy and Troy Smith
Current Record 8 wins-3 losses, 6-1 in Big Ten 11 wins-0 losses, 7-0 in the Big Ten
Heisman winners 3 7
All-Americans 151 (126 individuals) 177 (135 individuals)
Bowl Record 20 wins-20 losses, 20 Rose Bowls (8-12) 19 wins-23 losses, 14 Rose Bowls (7-7)
Big Ten Titles 42 34
NCAA Titles 11 7
Series Record 58W-43L-6T 43W-58L-6T (2010 Buckeye win removed)
Overall Record 903-313-36 836-315-53 (2010 wins removed per NCAA penalites)
Fight Song The Victors Fight the Team
Hate Song Liquidate Ohio State Don't give a damn about Michigan
Rally Song Let's Go Blue Hang on Sloopy
Other Song Varsity Buckeye Battle Cry
Other Song Hawaiian War Chant Hey Cheer
Other Song Yellow&Blue Carmen Ohio
Mascot Wolverine Buckeye (Brutus)
Reward Satisfaction Golden Pants

Official Michigan Football
Official Ohio State Football
Summary of all games played
Top Game Performances
Bo vs. Woody
Playing Both Sides of the Field
Michigan vs. Ohio State
Wolverines vs. Buckeyes
HBO
ESPN's Best Rivalry in Sports
1st Round Draft Picks
Individual Awards

MICHIGAN VS. MICHIGAN STATE

Paul Bunyan Trophy
History of the Paul Bunyan Trophy

Michigan Challenge Cup with MSU

MICHIGAN VS. NOTRE DAME

Notre Dame Opts Out of Michigan Rivalry after joining ACC

Michigan-Notre Dame sign to play through 2031

MICHIGAN VS. MINNESOTA

Little Brown Jug
History of the Little Brown Jug
Michigan Today Fall, 2003

Michigan Today Summer, 2000

Minnesota

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