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1959 Wisconsin Badgers Roster

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Record: 7-3, .700 W-L% (21st of 112) ▪ Rank: 6th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Big Ten  ▪ Conference Record: 5-2 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Milt Bruhn (7-3)

PS/G: 16.5 (48th of 112) ▪ PA/G: 14.9 (57th of 112)
SRS: 10.76 (21st of 112) ▪ SOS: 8.76 (17th of 112)

Bowl Game: Lost Rose Bowl 44-8 versus Washington


  • Roster includes most starters and key reserves.
  • Starters are marked with an asterisk (*).
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Partial Roster

Player Class Pos Summary
Dale Hackbart* QB 51 Cmp, 108 Att, 734 Yds, 2 TD
Jim Bakken QB 16 Cmp, 38 Att, 185 Yds, 1 TD
Billy Hobbs* RB 77 Att, 292 Yds, 3.8 Avg
Tom Wiesner* RB 89 Att, 311 Yds, 3.5 Avg
Bob Zeman* RB 12 Att, 62 Yds, 5.2 Avg
Bob Altmann RB
Ed Hart RB 88 Att, 318 Yds, 3.6 Avg
Ron Steiner RB 48 Att, 189 Yds, 3.9 Avg
Henry Derleth* WR 15 Rec, 217 Yds, 14.5 Avg
Allan Schoonover* WR 10 Rec, 290 Yds, 29.0 Avg
Jim Holmes WR 5 Rec, 55 Yds, 11.0 Avg
Bill Kellogg WR 2 Rec, 13 Yds, 6.5 Avg
Erv Koneski WR 3 Rec, 67 Yds, 22.3 Avg
Mike Stanki WR 2 Rec, 36 Yds, 18.0 Avg
Jim Heineke* OL
Dan Lanphear* OL
Bob Nelson* OL
Ron Perkins* OL
Jerry Stalcup* OL
Terry Huxhold OL
Don Schade OL