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Wisconsin Badgers
Current season:
2021 Wisconsin Badgers
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First season 1889
Head coach Paul Chryst
7th year, 56–19 (.747)
Home stadium Camp Randall Stadium
Stadium capacity 80,321
Stadium surface Field Turf
Location Madison, Wisconsin
Conference Big Ten Conference
Division West
All-time history
Wisconsin Badgers Historical Teams
1889
1890 1891 1892 1893 1894 1895 1896 1897 1898 1899
1900 1901 1902 1903 1904 1905 1906 1907 1908 1909
1910 1911 1912 1913 1914 1915 1916 1917 1918 1919
1920 1921 1922 1923 1924 1925 1926 1927 1928 1929
1930 1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939
1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949
1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959
1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969
1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979
1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989
1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
2020 2021 2022 2023 2024
All-time record 719–502–53 (.585)
Postseason bowl record 17–15 (.531)
Conference titles 14 (1896, 1897, 1901, 1906, 1912, 1952, 1959, 1962, 1993, 1998, 1999, 2010, 2011, 2012)
Division titles 5 (2011, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2017)
Rivalries Minnesota (rivalry)
Iowa (rivalry)
Nebraska (rivalry)
Heisman winners 2
Consensus All-Americans 32
Current uniform
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Colors Cardinal[1] and White[1]

             


Fight song On, Wisconsin!
Mascot Buckingham U. Badger
Marching band University of Wisconsin Marching Band
Outfitter Under Armour
Website uwbadgers.com

The Wisconsin Badgers football team represents the University of Wisconsin-Madison located in Madison, Wisconsin. The Badgers have competed in the Big Ten since its formation in 1896. They play their home games at Camp Randall Stadium, the fourth-oldest stadium in college football. Wisconsin is one of 26 College football programs to win 700 or more games. Wisconsin has had two Heisman Trophy winners, Alan Ameche and Ron Dayne, and have had Eleven former players inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame. The Badgers are a member of the NCAA FBS Big Ten Conference and play their home games at Camp Randall Stadium in Madison. The Badgers are currently coached by Paul Chryst.

Conference affiliations

Championships

National championships

Wisconsin has one national championship from an NCAA-designated major selector for the 1942 season.[2] The school claims this championship.[3] Two additional national championships were awarded by Nutshell Sports Football Ratings (1906) and The State's National Champions (1928).[4]Template:Better source needed

Season Selector Coach Record
1906 Nutshell Sports Football Ratings Charles P. Hutchins 8–1–1
1928 The State's National Champions Glenn Thistlethwaite 8–1–1
1942 Helms Athletic Foundation Harry Stuhldreher 8–1–1

Conference championships

Wisconsin has won 14 conference championships, eight outright and six shared.[5]

Season Conference Coach Overall record Conference record
1896 Big Ten Conference Philip King 7–1–1 2–0–1
1897 9–1 3–0
1901 9–0 2–0
1906 Charles P. Hutchins 5–0 3–0
1912 William Juneau 7–0 5–0
1952 Ivy Williamson 6–3–1 4–1–1
1959 Milt Bruhn 7–3 5–2
1962 8–2 6–1
1993 Barry Alvarez 10–1–1 6–1–1
1998 11–1 7–1
1999 10–2 7–1
2010 Bret Bielema 11–2 7–1
2011 11–3 6–2
2012 8–6 4–4

† Co-champions

Division championships

Wisconsin has won 5 division championships.

Year Division Head Coach Opponent CG result
2011 Big Ten - Leaders Bret Bielema Michigan State W 42–39
2014 Big Ten - West Gary Andersen Ohio State L 0–59
2016 Paul Chryst Penn State L 31–38
2017 Ohio State L 21–27
2019 Ohio State L 21–34


Logos/Uniforms

Seasons

2020s

Season Coach Record
2021
2020 Paul Chryst

2010s

Season Coach Record
2019 Paul Chryst 10-4
2018 Paul Chryst 8-5
2017 Paul Chryst 13-1
2016 Paul Chryst 11-3
2015 Paul Chryst 10-3
2014 Gary Andersen; Barry Alvarez 11-3
2013 Gary Andersen 9-4
2012 Bret Bielema; Barry Alvarez 8-6
2011 Bret Bielema 11-3
2010 Bret Bielema 11-2

2000s

Season Coach Record
2009 Bret Bielema 10-3
2008 Bret Bielema 7-6
2007 Bret Bielema 9-4
2006 Bret Bielema 12-1
2005 Barry Alvarez 10-3
2004 Barry Alvarez 9-3
2003 Barry Alvarez 7-6
2002 Barry Alvarez 8-6
2001 Barry Alvarez 5-7
2000 Barry Alvarez 9-4

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Colors for Web. University of Wisconsin-Madison. Retrieved on March 18, 2017.
  2. 2018 NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision Records,2018 NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision Records. National Collegiate Athletic Association (August 2017). ISBN .
  3. 2019 FACT BOOK (PDF). Wisconsin Athletics.
  4. Wisconsin All National Championships (August 9, 2018).
  5. 2017 Wisconsin Football Fact Book (PDF).

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