The 2009 Ohio State Buckeyes football team competed in football on behalf of The Ohio State University for the 2009 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Buckeyes were coached by Jim Tressel and played their home games in Ohio Stadium in Columbus, Ohio. They finished with a record of 11–2 (7–1 Big Ten) and won the Big Ten championship. They represented the Big Ten in the 2010 Rose Bowl, which they won 26–17 over Pac-10 champion Oregon. The 2009 Ohio State Buckeyes became the first, and only, team to defeat five 10-win teams in the same season (Navy, Wisconsin, Penn State, Iowa, and Oregon).
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