Woody Hayes at the Columbus Touchdown Club photograph   Save
Woody Hayes at the Columbus Touchdown Club photograph
Description: This color images shows legendary Ohio State football coach Woody Hayes (1913-1987) being presented with an award at the Columbus Touchdown Club, ca. 1965-1970. Hayes (left) and an unidentified man are shaking hands while standing near a podium behind a microphone. The unidentified man is holding a tall trophy in his left hands. Audience members are visible in the background. Over his 28-year coaching career, Hayes cemented The Ohio State University's tradition of football excellence while amassing one of the most impressive records in college football. Wayne Woodrow Hayes grew up in Newcomerstown and graduated from Denison University in 1935; after coaching two years at Denison and three at Miami, he began coaching at Ohio State in 1951. He led the Buckeyes to 205 wins, thirteen Big Ten titles, and five national championships. Passionate and committed to victory, Hayes fielded highly disciplined teams, characterized by his trademark "three yards and a cloud of dust" running offense and staunch defense. Off the field, he stressed academic achievement and taught history during the off-season. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL06957
Subjects: Hayes, Woody, 1913-1987; Football--Ohio--History; Cultural Ohio--Ohio Sports; Columbus (Ohio)
Places: Columbus (Ohio); Franklin County (Ohio)