Quick Notes about the Ohio Bobcats

Ohio Bobcats


Location: Athens, Ohio
Founded: 1804
Enrollment: 22,000 (Athens Campus)/35,000 (overall)
Nickname: Bobcats
Colors: Hunter Green and White
Conference: Mid-American (East)
Home Field: Peden Stadium
Capacity: 24,000
Surface: Field Turf
President: Dr. Roderick J. McDavis (Ohio ‘70)
Director of Athletics: Jim Schaus (Purdue, ‘83)


First Season: 1894
All-Time Record: 525-529-48 (.498)
First Year in MAC: 1947
All-Time MAC Record: 219-246-11 (.470)
MAC Championships: 5 (1953, 1960, 1963, 1967, 1968)
MAC Division Championships: 3 (‘06, ‘09, ‘11)
Bowl Appearances: 7
Sun Bowl, 1962 (West Texas State 15, Ohio14)
Tangerine Bowl, 1968 (Richmond 49, Ohio 42)
GMAC Bowl, 2007 (Southern Miss 28, Ohio 7)
Little Caesars Pizza Bowl, 2009 (Marshall 21, Ohio 17)
R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl, 2010 (Troy 48, Ohio 21)
Famous Idaho Potato Bowl, 2011 (Ohio 24, Utah State 23)
Advocare V100 Independence Bowl, 2012 (Ohio 45, ULM 14)


-The Bobcats were picked to win the Mid-American Conference East Division crown for the second consecutive season.
-Ohio enters the 2013 campaign after posting its second-consecutive bowl victory in the 2012 Advocare V100 Independence Bowl.
-The Bobcats will look to become bowl eligible for the sixth time in the last eight years.
-The Bobcats will also be in search of their fourth MAC East title under the direction of head coach Frank Solich.
-Ohio returns 16 starters from last year’s squad, including senior running back Beau Blankenship, who rushed for a single season school record 1,604 yards.
-Quarterback Tyler Tettleton also returns for his senior season after he passed for 2,844 yards, 18 touchdowns and had just four interceptions. He became the first Ohio signal-caller to throw for 2,500 yards in back-to-back seasons.


Date Opponent / Event Location Time / Result
09/01/13 at No. 9 Louisville TV Louisville, Ky. 3:30 p.m. ET
09/07/13 vs. North Texas TV Athens, Ohio 7:00 p.m. ET
09/14/13 vs. Marshall TV Athens, Ohio 8:00 p.m. ET
Parents Weekend
09/21/13 vs. Austin Peay Athens, Ohio 2:00 p.m. ET
10/05/13 at Akron * Akron, Ohio 2:00 p.m. ET
10/12/13 vs. Central Michigan * Athens, Ohio 2:00 p.m. ET
10/19/13 at Eastern Michigan * Ypsilanti, Mich. 1:00 p.m. ET
10/26/13 vs. Miami (Oh) * Athens, Ohio 2:00 p.m. ET
11/05/13 at Buffalo * TV Buffalo, N.Y. 8:00 p.m. ET
11/12/13 at Bowling Green * TV Bowling Green, Ohio 7:30 p.m. ET
11/19/13 vs. Kent State * TV Athens, Ohio 8:00 p.m. ET
11/29/13 vs. Massachusetts * TV Athens, Ohio TBA

*Info from OhioBobcats.com

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