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Wisconsin Badgers

Location: Madison, Wisconsin ▪ Colors: Cardinal & White
Stadium: Camp Randall Stadium (cap. 80,321)
Record*: 123 Years, 647-475-52, .573 W-L% (Major School)
*W-L-T adjusted to 648-474-52 by NCAA.

Conferences: Big Ten, Western and Ind
Conference Champion: 14 Times
Bowls: 24 Bowls, 11-13, .458 W-L% (Major Bowls)

Ranked in AP Poll: 23 Times (Preseason), 21 Times (Final), 314 Weeks (Total)

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123 Years

Rk Year Conf W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Coach(es) Bowl Notes
1 2014 Big Ten Gary Andersen (0-0)
2 2013 Big Ten 9 4 0 .692 16.98 5.05 23 14 22 Gary Andersen (9-4) Capital One Bowl-L
3 2012 Big Ten 8 6 0 .571 9.77 2.91 12 12 Bret Bielema (8-5)
Barry Alvarez (0-1)
Rose Bowl-L
4 2011 Big Ten 11 3 0 .786 15.89 0.68 11 4 10 Bret Bielema (11-3) Rose Bowl-L
5 2010 Big Ten 11 2 0 .846 14.02 0.64 12 4 7 Bret Bielema (11-2) Rose Bowl-L
6 2009 Big Ten 10 3 0 .769 8.19 0.35 16 16 Bret Bielema (10-3) Champs Sports Bowl-W
7 2008 Big Ten 7 6 0 .538 1.82 1.13 13 8 Bret Bielema (7-6) Champs Sports Bowl-L
8 2007 Big Ten 9 4 0 .692 5.31 0.08 7 5 24 Bret Bielema (9-4) Outback Bowl-L
9 2006 Big Ten 12 1 0 .923 11.97 -2.88 6 7 Bret Bielema (12-1) Capital One Bowl-W
10 2005 Big Ten 10 3 0 .769 11.81 4.19 14 15 Barry Alvarez (10-3) Capital One Bowl-W
11 2004 Big Ten 9 3 0 .750 8.69 2.35 21 4 17 Barry Alvarez (9-3) Outback Bowl-L
12 2003 Big Ten 7 6 0 .538 6.44 4.21 21 14 Barry Alvarez (7-6) Music City Bowl-L
13 2002 Big Ten 8 6 0 .571 8.55 4.77 25 19 Barry Alvarez (8-6) Alamo Bowl-W
14 2001 Big Ten 5 7 0 .417 2.91 5.33 22 22 Barry Alvarez (5-7)
15 2000 Big Ten 9 4 0 .692 9.65 4.42 4 4 23 Barry Alvarez (9-4) Sun Bowl-W
16 1999 Big Ten 10 2 0 .833 14.88 0.88 10 4 4 Barry Alvarez (10-2) Rose Bowl-W
17 1998 Big Ten 11 1 0 .917 16.45 1.78 20 6 6 Barry Alvarez (11-1) Rose Bowl-W
18 1997 Big Ten 8 5 0 .615 1.66 1.58 24 23 Barry Alvarez (8-5) Outback Bowl-L
19 1996 Big Ten 8 5 0 .615 8.99 2.07 Barry Alvarez (8-5) Copper Bowl-W
20 1995 Big Ten 4 5 2 .455 8.12 9.94 21 21 Barry Alvarez (4-5-2)
Rk Year Conf W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Coach(es) Bowl Notes
21 1994 Big Ten 7 4 1 .625 10.50 5.67 10 10 Barry Alvarez (7-4-1) Hall of Fame Bowl-W W-L-T adjusted to 8-3-1 by NCAA.
22 1993 Big Ten 10 1 1 .875 16.71 4.30 6 6 Barry Alvarez (10-1-1) Rose Bowl-W
23 1992 Big Ten 5 6 0 .455 2.34 1.89 Barry Alvarez (5-6)
24 1991 Big Ten 5 6 0 .455 -2.86 -1.50 Barry Alvarez (5-6)
25 1990 Big Ten 1 10 0 .091 -6.73 6.00 Barry Alvarez (1-10)
26 1989 Big Ten 2 9 0 .182 -8.67 4.05 Don Morton (2-9)
27 1988 Big Ten 1 10 0 .091 -12.99 3.01 Don Morton (1-10)
28 1987 Big Ten 3 8 0 .273 -6.30 0.34 Don Morton (3-8)
29 1986 Big Ten 3 9 0 .250 -2.83 2.84 Jim Hilles (3-9)
30 1985 Big Ten 5 6 0 .455 1.65 3.19 Dave McClain (5-6)
31 1984 Big Ten 7 4 1 .625 5.14 1.89 20 Dave McClain (7-4-1) Hall of Fame Classic-L
32 1983 Big Ten 7 4 0 .636 10.18 4.09 Dave McClain (7-4)
33 1982 Big Ten 7 5 0 .583 6.80 4.63 Dave McClain (7-5) Independence Bowl-W
34 1981 Big Ten 7 5 0 .583 6.18 4.26 14 Dave McClain (7-5) Garden State Bowl-L
35 1980 Big Ten 4 7 0 .364 1.20 6.84 Dave McClain (4-7)
36 1979 Big Ten 4 7 0 .364 1.99 6.90 Dave McClain (4-7)
37 1978 Big Ten 5 4 2 .545 3.64 3.92 Dave McClain (5-4-2)
38 1977 Big Ten 5 6 0 .455 1.49 3.77 14 John Jardine (5-6)
39 1976 Big Ten 5 6 0 .455 7.03 5.94 John Jardine (5-6)
40 1975 Big Ten 4 6 1 .409 0.05 5.78 John Jardine (4-6-1)
Rk Year Conf W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Coach(es) Bowl Notes
41 1974 Big Ten 7 4 0 .636 14.24 7.79 11 John Jardine (7-4)
42 1973 Big Ten 4 7 0 .364 8.43 11.43 John Jardine (4-7)
43 1972 Big Ten 4 7 0 .364 -1.26 4.47 John Jardine (4-7)
44 1971 Big Ten 4 6 1 .409 1.79 3.98 John Jardine (4-6-1)
45 1970 Big Ten 4 5 1 .450 9.09 8.89 John Jardine (4-5-1)
46 1969 Big Ten 3 7 0 .300 -3.80 7.50 John Coatta (3-7)
47 1968 Big Ten 0 10 0 .000 -9.45 7.45 John Coatta (0-10)
48 1967 Big Ten 0 9 1 .050 -7.81 3.49 John Coatta (0-9-1)
49 1966 Big Ten 3 6 1 .350 -5.41 3.89 Milt Bruhn (3-6-1)
50 1965 Big Ten 2 7 1 .250 -1.11 11.79 Milt Bruhn (2-7-1)
51 1964 Big Ten 3 6 0 .333 2.89 12.78 Milt Bruhn (3-6)
52 1963 Big Ten 5 4 0 .556 10.46 8.79 7 2 Milt Bruhn (5-4)
53 1962 Big Ten 8 2 0 .800 25.50 11.10 2 2 Milt Bruhn (8-2) Rose Bowl-L
54 1961 Big Ten 6 3 0 .667 10.75 8.75 Milt Bruhn (6-3)
55 1960 Big Ten 4 5 0 .444 8.51 12.18 11 Milt Bruhn (4-5)
56 1959 Big Ten 7 3 0 .700 10.76 8.76 6 5 6 Milt Bruhn (7-3) Rose Bowl-L
57 1958 Big Ten 7 1 1 .833 21.83 10.17 14 4 7 Milt Bruhn (7-1-1)
58 1957 Big Ten 6 3 0 .667 16.07 8.85 13 19 Milt Bruhn (6-3)
59 1956 Big Ten 1 5 3 .278 5.30 10.30 Milt Bruhn (1-5-3)
60 1955 Big Ten 4 5 0 .444 7.28 7.06 14 6 Ivy Williamson (4-5)
Rk Year Conf W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Coach(es) Bowl Notes
61 1954 Big Ten 7 2 0 .778 20.42 10.87 9 2 9 Ivy Williamson (7-2)
62 1953 Big Ten 6 2 1 .722 20.36 12.80 8 15 Ivy Williamson (6-2-1)
63 1952 Western 6 3 1 .650 16.75 9.15 7 1 11 Ivy Williamson (6-3-1) Rose Bowl-L
64 1951 Western 7 1 1 .833 22.02 8.57 15 7 8 Ivy Williamson (7-1-1)
65 1950 Western 6 3 0 .667 15.99 10.65 15 Ivy Williamson (6-3)
66 1949 Western 5 3 1 .611 19.99 14.43 Ivy Williamson (5-3-1)
67 1948 Western 2 7 0 .222 2.87 10.20 Harry Stuhldreher (2-7)
68 1947 Western 5 3 1 .611 15.55 12.32 9 Harry Stuhldreher (5-3-1)
69 1946 Western 4 5 0 .444 8.70 9.70 15 Harry Stuhldreher (4-5)
70 1945 Western 3 4 2 .444 10.33 10.22 Harry Stuhldreher (3-4-2)
71 1944 Western 3 6 0 .333 7.70 13.48 19 Harry Stuhldreher (3-6)
72 1943 Western 1 9 0 .100 -1.65 15.75 Harry Stuhldreher (1-9)
73 1942 Western 8 1 1 .850 15.54 7.24 2 3 Harry Stuhldreher (8-1-1)
74 1941 Western 3 5 0 .375 5.57 11.20 Harry Stuhldreher (3-5)
75 1940 Western 4 4 0 .500 9.51 10.63 Harry Stuhldreher (4-4)
76 1939 Western 1 6 1 .188 -0.96 5.91 Harry Stuhldreher (1-6-1)
77 1938 Western 5 3 0 .625 9.42 7.54 12 Harry Stuhldreher (5-3)
78 1937 Western 4 3 1 .563 4.80 0.92 16 Harry Stuhldreher (4-3-1)
79 1936 Western 2 6 0 .250 -0.80 5.83 Harry Stuhldreher (2-6)
80 1935 Western 1 7 0 .125 -5.52 7.61 Clarence Spears (1-7)
Rk Year Conf W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Coach(es) Bowl Notes
81 1934 Western 4 4 0 .500 3.22 5.59 Clarence Spears (4-4)
82 1933 Western 2 5 1 .313 5.96 9.71 Clarence Spears (2-5-1)
83 1932 Western 6 1 1 .813 15.90 6.65 Clarence Spears (6-1-1)
84 1931 Western 5 4 1 .550 3.67 3.57 Glenn Thistlethwaite (5-4-1)
85 1930 Western 6 2 1 .722 15.68 3.02 Glenn Thistlethwaite (6-2-1)
86 1929 Western 4 5 0 .444 7.64 7.20 Glenn Thistlethwaite (4-5)
87 1928 Western 7 1 1 .833 14.83 3.83 Glenn Thistlethwaite (7-1-1)
88 1927 Western 4 4 0 .500 6.85 4.35 Glenn Thistlethwaite (4-4)
89 1926 Western 5 2 1 .688 10.19 4.32 George Little (5-2-1)
90 1925 Western 6 1 1 .813 13.17 5.05 George Little (6-1-1)
91 1924 Western 2 3 3 .438 3.01 5.26 Jack Ryan (2-3-3)
92 1923 Western 3 3 1 .500 7.89 3.89 Jack Ryan (3-3-1)
93 1922 Western 4 2 1 .643 9.86 1.57 J.R. Richards (4-2-1)
94 1921 Western 5 1 1 .786 16.01 0.87 J.R. Richards (5-1-1)
95 1920 Western 6 1 0 .857 15.19 3.48 J.R. Richards (6-1)
96 1919 Western 5 2 0 .714 11.14 5.57 J.R. Richards (5-2)
97 1918 Western 3 3 0 .500 4.46 3.96 Guy Lowman (3-3)
98 1917 Western 4 2 1 .643 18.91 11.91 J.R. Richards (4-2-1)
99 1916 Western 4 2 1 .643 7.45 0.45 Paul Withington (4-2-1)
100 1915 Western 4 3 0 .571 12.42 4.57 William Juneau (4-3)
Rk Year Conf W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Coach(es) Bowl Notes
101 1914 Western 4 2 1 .643 11.53 6.81 William Juneau (4-2-1)
102 1913 Western 3 3 1 .500 2.70 1.98 William Juneau (3-3-1)
103 1912 Western 7 0 0 1.000 23.83 4.54 William Juneau (7-0)
104 1911 Western 5 1 1 .786 14.93 1.79 J.R. Richards (5-1-1)
105 1910 Western 1 2 2 .400 -3.39 1.21 Tom Barry (1-2-2)
106 1909 Western 3 1 1 .700 6.72 3.72 Tom Barry (3-1-1)
107 1908 Western 5 1 0 .833 7.71 -1.63 Tom Barry (5-1)
108 1907 Western 3 1 1 .700 3.45 1.45 Charles Hutchins (3-1-1)
109 1906 Western 5 0 0 1.000 3.47 -9.53 Charles Hutchins (5-0)
110 1905 Western 8 2 0 .800 15.48 1.68 Phil King (8-2)
111 1904 Western 5 3 0 .625 12.73 4.61 Arthur Curtis (5-3)
112 1903 Western 6 3 1 .650 8.39 -1.81 Arthur Curtis (6-3-1)
113 1902 Western 6 3 0 .667 12.13 1.35 Phil King (6-3)
114 1901 Western 9 0 0 1.000 19.83 -2.17 Phil King (9-0)
115 1900 Western 8 1 0 .889 16.30 -0.92 Phil King (8-1)
116 1899 Western 9 2 0 .818 14.42 0.33 Phil King (9-2)
117 1898 Western 9 1 0 .900 12.77 -5.23 Phil King (9-1)
118 1897 Western 9 1 0 .900 9.71 -6.79 Phil King (9-1)
119 1896 Western 7 1 1 .833 10.13 -2.99 Phil King (7-1-1)
120 1895 Ind 5 2 1 .688 7.67 -0.70 H.O. Stickney (5-2-1)
Rk Year Conf W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Coach(es) Bowl Notes
121 1894 Ind 5 2 0 .714 11.14 -0.01 H.O. Stickney (5-2)
122 1893 Ind 4 2 0 .667 6.92 3.75 Parke Davis (4-2)
123 1892 Ind 4 3 0 .571 2.49 1.06 Frank Crawford (4-3)