The Official Ohio State Football Encyclopedia

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Sports Publishing LLC, 2003 - Sports & Recreation - 711 pages
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The Official Ohio State Football Encyclopedia is the definitive description of one of the most treasured and legendary traditions in American athletics. Chic Harley, Wes Fesler, Vic Janowicz, Jack Tatum, Rex Kern, Randy Gradishar, Archie Griffin, Woody Hayes, Earle Bruce, Chris Spielman, Eddie George, Craig Krenzel, Mike Doss, Jim Houston, Maurice Clarett and many more symbolize the spirit, dedication and excellence of this proud heritage. Radio commentator Jack Park has captured the essence of this unique custom, including inside descriptions of "unsung players and colorful individuals" who have played fascinating roles in the creation of this legendary tradition. Relive Ohio State's 2002 Championship Season and the double overtime Fiesta Bowl triumph over top-ranked Miami. Discover how coaches Paul Brown and Woody Hayes were selected to direct the Buckeye football program. Relive the '35 thriller against Notre Dame, the incredible Snow Bowl, the improbable Fifth Quarter game, the Woody-and-Bo 10-year War, and the Buckeyes' exceptional win over Purdue in 1968. Flash back with Bill Willis and Jim Parker, members of the College and Professional Football Halls of Fame.

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A New Beginning 1
Joining the Big Ten 19131921
Creating Ohio Stadium 19221928
Football and the Great Depression 19291933
Mr Razzle Dazzle 19341940
The Organization Man 19411943
The Turbulent 60s 19611970
Archie Arrives 19711978
The Earle Bruce Era 19791987
Cooper Takes Control 19881993
Cooper at the Helm 19942000
Teamwork Tenacity and Triumph 20012002
The Voice of the Buckeyes
Appendix AllTime Records Statistics Honors

Graveyard of Coaches 19441950
Woody Takes Command 19511960

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Jack Park is a founding member of the XTM Topic Maps in XML authoring group. He was a senior scientist with VerticalNet Solutions in Palo Alto, CA, where he was actively engaged in the development of knowledge representation systems in support of online B2B communities. His discovery program entitled The Scholar's Companion(R) has been used to develop knowledge bases in advanced research on hyperbaric immunology. He is the lead developer of an XML Topic Maps-based knowledge management system on the Web at http: //, and is active in the development of Open Hyperdocument Systems technology with the Bootstrap Alliance.

Sam Hunting is the principal of eTopicality, Inc., a consultancy whose service offerings include topic maps, content analysis, and DTD development. He was a founding member of TopicMaps.Org, which developed the XML Topic Maps (XTM) specification. He is a coauthor of the XTM 1.0 DTD and a cofounder of the GooseWorks project for creating open source topic map tools. He can be reached at http: //

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