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Woody at 100

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Legendary Ohio State football coach Woody Hayes is being memorialized on the occasion of what would have been his 100th birthday.

The highlight of several days of events will be a celebration dinner at 7:00 toninght at the Woody Hayes Athletic Facility, 535 Irving Schottenstein Drive. ESPN and ABC sportscaster Brent Musburger will be special guest and Steven Hayes, son of Woody and his wife, Anne, is the honorary chair.

Hayes was born Feb. 14, 1913 in Clifton.

An eight-foot bronze likeness of Hayes in a game day pose was unveiled Wednesday outside the Woody Hayes Athletic Center.

Woody Hayes 1963

Wayne Woodrow “Woody” Hayes was 205–61–10 as coach of the Buckeyes from 1951 to 1978. During his time on the sidelines, Ohio State won five national championships, 13 Big Ten Conference titles.

Hayes B&W 1950 era

Other highlights of the university’s tribute to Hayes: An exhibit in Thompson Library that runs through the end of February, featuring Woody’s original couch, photographs, correspondence, game programs, footballs, hats, jackets, plaques, awards, license plates, ticket stubs, pennants and other memorabilia.

An online exhibit about Anne and Woody Hayes produced by University Archives.

-Photos courtesy OSU Athletics Department

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