Hayes is the all-time leader in games coached and years coached with the Buckeyes, while also leading all coaches in victories (205). Widdoes holds the highest winning percentage of all Buckeye coaches (.889) winning sixteen of the eighteen games he coached. David Edwards holds the lowest winning percentage of any Buckeye head coach (.167), going 1–7–1 in the only season that he coached. Of the 24 Buckeye head coaches, only Howard Jones, Wilce, Schmidt, Fesler, Hayes, Bruce and Cooper have been inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame. The current head coach of the Buckeyes is Urban Meyer who was hired in November 2011.
^When computing the win–loss percentage, a tie counts as half a win and half a loss.
^Charles Hickey was hired part-way through the 1896 season and student coached the team in several games.
^Ohio State finished the 2010 season with an overall record of 12–1 and a conference record of 7–1. Ohio State voluntarily vacated all victories during the season, as well as the conference championship and Sugar Bowl victory, as a result of NCAA infractions.
^Luke Fickell was named interim head coach in May 2011, following the resignation of Jim Tressel.