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Wisconsin Badgers AP Poll History

Location: Madison, Wisconsin ▪ Colors: Cardinal & White
Stadium: Camp Randall Stadium (cap. 80,321)
Record*: 123 Years, 647-476-52, .573 W-L% (Major School)
*W-L-T adjusted to 648-475-52 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: 24 Times (Preseason), 21 Times (Final), 315 Weeks (Total)

315 Polls

Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
1 2014 0 Preseason 14 Up 
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
2 2013 1 Preseason 23 NA
3 2013 2 2013-09-01 21 23 Up 2
4 2013 3 2013-09-08 20 21 Up 1
5 2013 4 2013-09-15 24 20 Down 4
6 2013 5 2013-09-22 23 24 Up 1
7 2013 8 2013-10-13 25 Up 
8 2013 9 2013-10-20 22 25 Up 3
9 2013 10 2013-10-27 22 22 NC
10 2013 11 2013-11-03 21 22 Up 1
11 2013 12 2013-11-10 17 21 Up 4
12 2013 13 2013-11-17 16 17 Up 1
13 2013 14 2013-11-24 14 16 Up 2
14 2013 15 2013-12-01 21 14 Down 7
15 2013 16 2013-12-08 19 21 Up 2
16 2013 17 Final 22 19 Down 3
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
17 2012 1 Preseason 12 NA
18 2012 2 2012-09-02 13 12 Down 1
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
19 2011 1 Preseason 11 NA
20 2011 2 2011-09-04 8 11 Up 3
21 2011 3 2011-09-11 7 8 Up 1
22 2011 4 2011-09-18 6 7 Up 1
23 2011 5 2011-09-25 7 6 Down 1
24 2011 6 2011-10-02 4 7 Up 3
25 2011 7 2011-10-09 4 4 NC
26 2011 8 2011-10-16 4 4 NC
27 2011 9 2011-10-23 12 4 Down 8
28 2011 10 2011-10-30 19 12 Down 7
29 2011 11 2011-11-06 16 19 Up 3
30 2011 12 2011-11-13 15 16 Up 1
31 2011 13 2011-11-20 15 15 NC
32 2011 14 2011-11-27 15 15 NC
33 2011 15 2011-12-05 9 15 Up 6
34 2011 16 Final 10 9 Down 1
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
35 2010 1 Preseason 12 NA
36 2010 2 2010-09-05 11 12 Up 1
37 2010 3 2010-09-12 11 11 NC
38 2010 4 2010-09-19 11 11 NC
39 2010 5 2010-09-26 11 11 NC
40 2010 6 2010-10-03 20 11 Down 9
41 2010 7 2010-10-10 18 20 Up 2
42 2010 8 2010-10-17 10 18 Up 8
43 2010 9 2010-10-24 9 10 Up 1
44 2010 10 2010-10-31 7 9 Up 2
45 2010 11 2010-11-07 6 7 Up 1
46 2010 12 2010-11-14 6 6 NC
47 2010 13 2010-11-21 5 6 Up 1
48 2010 14 2010-11-28 4 5 Up 1
49 2010 15 2010-12-05 4 4 NC
50 2010 16 Final 7 4 Down 3
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
51 2009 10 2009-11-01 24 Up 
52 2009 11 2009-11-08 21 24 Up 3
53 2009 12 2009-11-15 17 21 Up 4
54 2009 15 2009-12-06 24 Up 
55 2009 16 Final 16 24 Up 8
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
56 2008 1 Preseason 13 NA
57 2008 2 2008-09-02 11 13 Up 2
58 2008 3 2008-09-07 10 11 Up 1
59 2008 4 2008-09-14 8 10 Up 2
60 2008 5 2008-09-21 9 8 Down 1
61 2008 6 2008-09-28 18 9 Down 9
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
62 2007 1 Preseason 7 NA
63 2007 2 2007-09-04 5 7 Up 2
64 2007 3 2007-09-09 7 5 Down 2
65 2007 4 2007-09-16 9 7 Down 2
66 2007 5 2007-09-23 9 9 NC
67 2007 6 2007-09-30 5 9 Up 4
68 2007 7 2007-10-07 19 5 Down 14
69 2007 12 2007-11-11 24 Up 
70 2007 13 2007-11-18 22 24 Up 2
71 2007 14 2007-11-25 19 22 Up 3
72 2007 15 2007-12-02 18 19 Up 1
73 2007 16 Final 24 18 Down 6
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
74 2006 7 2006-10-08 25 Up 
75 2006 8 2006-10-15 21 25 Up 4
76 2006 9 2006-10-22 17 21 Up 4
77 2006 10 2006-10-29 17 17 NC
78 2006 11 2006-11-05 16 17 Up 1
79 2006 12 2006-11-12 12 16 Up 4
80 2006 13 2006-11-19 10 12 Up 2
81 2006 14 2006-11-26 7 10 Up 3
82 2006 15 2006-12-03 6 7 Up 1
83 2006 16 Final 7 6 Down 1
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
84 2005 5 2005-09-25 17 Up 
85 2005 6 2005-10-02 14 17 Up 3
86 2005 7 2005-10-09 23 14 Down 9
87 2005 8 2005-10-16 19 23 Up 4
88 2005 9 2005-10-23 15 19 Up 4
89 2005 10 2005-10-30 14 15 Up 1
90 2005 11 2005-11-06 19 14 Down 5
91 2005 12 2005-11-13 25 19 Down 6
92 2005 13 2005-11-20 24 25 Up 1
93 2005 14 2005-11-27 21 24 Up 3
94 2005 15 2005-12-04 21 21 NC
95 2005 16 Final 15 21 Up 6
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
96 2004 1 Preseason 21 NA
97 2004 2 2004-09-05 21 21 NC
98 2004 3 2004-09-12 20 21 Up 1
99 2004 4 2004-09-19 20 20 NC
100 2004 5 2004-09-26 20 20 NC
101 2004 6 2004-10-03 15 20 Up 5
102 2004 7 2004-10-10 10 15 Up 5
103 2004 8 2004-10-17 6 10 Up 4
104 2004 9 2004-10-24 6 6 NC
105 2004 10 2004-10-31 5 6 Up 1
106 2004 11 2004-11-07 4 5 Up 1
107 2004 12 2004-11-14 9 4 Down 5
108 2004 13 2004-11-21 20 9 Down 11
109 2004 14 2004-11-28 17 20 Up 3
110 2004 15 2004-12-05 16 17 Up 1
111 2004 16 Final 17 16 Down 1
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
112 2003 1 Preseason 21 NA
113 2003 2 2003-09-01 18 21 Up 3
114 2003 3 2003-09-07 14 18 Up 4
115 2003 7 2003-10-05 23 Up 
116 2003 8 2003-10-12 14 23 Up 9
117 2003 9 2003-10-19 20 14 Down 6
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
118 2002 1 Preseason 25 NA
119 2002 3 2002-09-02 25 Up 
120 2002 4 2002-09-08 22 25 Up 3
121 2002 5 2002-09-15 22 22 NC
122 2002 6 2002-09-22 21 22 Up 1
123 2002 7 2002-09-29 19 21 Up 2
124 2002 8 2002-10-06 23 19 Down 4
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
125 2001 1 Preseason 22 NA
126 2001 2 2001-08-26 22 22 NC
127 2001 3 2001-09-02 23 22 Down 1
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
128 2000 1 Preseason 4 NA
129 2000 2 2000-08-27 4 4 NC
130 2000 3 2000-09-03 5 4 Down 1
131 2000 4 2000-09-10 4 5 Up 1
132 2000 5 2000-09-17 7 4 Down 3
133 2000 6 2000-09-24 17 7 Down 10
134 2000 7 2000-10-01 24 17 Down 7
135 2000 17 Final 23 Up 
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
136 1999 1 Preseason 10 NA
137 1999 2 1999-08-30 9 10 Up 1
138 1999 3 1999-09-06 9 9 NC
139 1999 4 1999-09-12 9 9 NC
140 1999 5 1999-09-19 20 9 Down 11
141 1999 7 1999-10-03 20 Up 
142 1999 8 1999-10-10 17 20 Up 3
143 1999 9 1999-10-17 17 17 NC
144 1999 10 1999-10-24 11 17 Up 6
145 1999 11 1999-10-31 10 11 Up 1
146 1999 12 1999-11-07 9 10 Up 1
147 1999 13 1999-11-14 5 9 Up 4
148 1999 14 1999-11-21 4 5 Up 1
149 1999 15 1999-11-28 4 4 NC
150 1999 16 1999-12-05 4 4 NC
151 1999 17 Final 4 4 NC
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
152 1998 1 Preseason 20 NA
153 1998 2 1998-09-07 17 20 Up 3
154 1998 3 1998-09-14 14 17 Up 3
155 1998 4 1998-09-21 14 14 NC
156 1998 5 1998-09-28 13 14 Up 1
157 1998 6 1998-10-05 12 13 Up 1
158 1998 7 1998-10-12 9 12 Up 3
159 1998 8 1998-10-19 9 9 NC
160 1998 9 1998-10-26 9 9 NC
161 1998 10 1998-11-02 8 9 Up 1
162 1998 11 1998-11-09 8 8 NC
163 1998 12 1998-11-16 13 8 Down 5
164 1998 13 1998-11-23 10 13 Up 3
165 1998 14 1998-11-30 8 10 Up 2
166 1998 15 1998-12-07 9 8 Down 1
167 1998 16 Final 6 9 Up 3
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
168 1997 1 Preseason 24 NA
169 1997 9 1997-10-13 24 Up 
170 1997 13 1997-11-10 23 Up 
171 1997 14 1997-11-17 24 23 Down 1
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
172 1995 1 Preseason 21 NA
173 1995 2 1995-08-29 21 21 NC
174 1995 7 1995-10-03 22 Up 
175 1995 8 1995-10-10 21 22 Up 1
176 1995 9 1995-10-17 24 21 Down 3
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
177 1994 1 Preseason 10 NA
178 1994 2 1994-08-31 10 10 NC
179 1994 3 1994-09-06 10 10 NC
180 1994 4 1994-09-13 10 10 NC
181 1994 5 1994-09-20 16 10 Down 6
182 1994 6 1994-09-27 15 16 Up 1
183 1994 7 1994-10-04 24 15 Down 9
184 1994 8 1994-10-11 23 24 Up 1
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
185 1993 4 1993-09-14 24 Up 
186 1993 5 1993-09-21 23 24 Up 1
187 1993 6 1993-09-28 22 23 Up 1
188 1993 7 1993-10-05 21 22 Up 1
189 1993 8 1993-10-12 16 21 Up 5
190 1993 9 1993-10-19 15 16 Up 1
191 1993 10 1993-10-26 21 15 Down 6
192 1993 11 1993-11-02 15 21 Up 6
193 1993 12 1993-11-09 14 15 Up 1
194 1993 13 1993-11-16 12 14 Up 2
195 1993 14 1993-11-23 10 12 Up 2
196 1993 15 1993-11-30 10 10 NC
197 1993 16 1993-12-07 9 10 Up 1
198 1993 17 Final 6 9 Up 3
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
199 1984 15 1984-12-04 20 Up 
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
200 1981 3 1981-09-14 20 Up 
201 1981 7 1981-10-12 14 Up 
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
202 1977 5 1977-10-03 19 Up 
203 1977 6 1977-10-10 14 19 Up 5
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
204 1974 4 1974-09-23 11 Up 
205 1974 6 1974-10-07 13 Up 
206 1974 9 1974-10-28 20 Up 
207 1974 13 1974-11-25 19 Up 
208 1974 14 1974-12-02 20 19 Down 1
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
209 1963 1 Preseason 7 NA
210 1963 2 1963-09-23 6 7 Up 1
211 1963 3 1963-09-30 4 6 Up 2
212 1963 4 1963-10-07 5 4 Down 1
213 1963 5 1963-10-14 2 5 Up 3
214 1963 6 1963-10-21 2 2 NC
215 1963 7 1963-10-28 8 2 Down 6
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
216 1962 5 1962-10-15 10 Up 
217 1962 6 1962-10-22 5 10 Up 5
218 1962 8 1962-11-05 8 Up 
219 1962 9 1962-11-12 4 8 Up 4
220 1962 10 1962-11-19 3 4 Up 1
221 1962 11 1962-11-26 2 3 Up 1
222 1962 12 Final 2 2 NC
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
223 1960 5 1960-10-10 12 Up 
224 1960 6 1960-10-17 11 12 Up 1
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
225 1959 1 Preseason 6 NA
226 1959 2 1959-09-21 8 6 Down 2
227 1959 3 1959-09-28 12 8 Down 4
228 1959 4 1959-10-05 9 12 Up 3
229 1959 6 1959-10-19 12 Up 
230 1959 7 1959-10-26 10 12 Up 2
231 1959 8 1959-11-02 9 10 Up 1
232 1959 9 1959-11-09 7 9 Up 2
233 1959 10 1959-11-16 9 7 Down 2
234 1959 11 1959-11-23 5 9 Up 4
235 1959 12 1959-11-30 6 5 Down 1
236 1959 13 Final 6 6 NC
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
237 1958 1 Preseason 14 NA
238 1958 2 1958-09-22 14 14 NC
239 1958 3 1958-09-29 9 14 Up 5
240 1958 4 1958-10-06 6 9 Up 3
241 1958 5 1958-10-13 4 6 Up 2
242 1958 6 1958-10-20 13 4 Down 9
243 1958 7 1958-10-27 8 13 Up 5
244 1958 8 1958-11-03 7 8 Up 1
245 1958 9 1958-11-10 5 7 Up 2
246 1958 10 1958-11-17 5 5 NC
247 1958 11 1958-11-24 6 5 Down 1
248 1958 12 Final 7 6 Down 1
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
249 1957 4 1957-10-07 16 Up 
250 1957 5 1957-10-14 13 16 Up 3
251 1957 10 1957-11-18 18 Up 
252 1957 11 1957-11-25 14 18 Up 4
253 1957 12 Final 19 14 Down 5
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
254 1955 1 Preseason 14 NA
255 1955 3 1955-09-26 17 Up 
256 1955 4 1955-10-03 9 17 Up 8
257 1955 5 1955-10-10 6 9 Up 3
258 1955 6 1955-10-17 15 6 Down 9
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
259 1954 1 Preseason 9 NA
260 1954 2 1954-09-20 10 9 Down 1
261 1954 3 1954-09-27 5 10 Up 5
262 1954 4 1954-10-04 3 5 Up 2
263 1954 5 1954-10-11 2 3 Up 1
264 1954 6 1954-10-18 2 2 NC
265 1954 7 1954-10-25 8 2 Down 6
266 1954 8 1954-11-01 16 8 Down 8
267 1954 9 1954-11-08 14 16 Up 2
268 1954 10 1954-11-15 17 14 Down 3
269 1954 11 1954-11-22 8 17 Up 9
270 1954 12 Final 9 8 Down 1
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
271 1953 2 1953-09-28 16 Up 
272 1953 9 1953-11-16 8 Up 
273 1953 10 1953-11-23 12 8 Down 4
274 1953 11 Final 15 12 Down 3
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
275 1952 1 Preseason 7 NA
276 1952 2 1952-09-29 8 7 Down 1
277 1952 3 1952-10-06 1 8 Up 7
278 1952 4 1952-10-13 12 1 Down 11
279 1952 5 1952-10-22 10 12 Up 2
280 1952 6 1952-10-27 18 10 Down 8
281 1952 7 1952-11-03 18 18 NC
282 1952 8 1952-11-10 15 18 Up 3
283 1952 9 1952-11-17 13 15 Up 2
284 1952 10 1952-11-24 12 13 Up 1
285 1952 11 Final 11 12 Up 1
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
286 1951 1 Preseason 15 NA
287 1951 5 1951-10-22 14 Up 
288 1951 6 1951-10-29 10 14 Up 4
289 1951 7 1951-11-05 9 10 Up 1
290 1951 8 1951-11-12 8 9 Up 1
291 1951 9 1951-11-19 8 8 NC
292 1951 10 1951-11-26 7 8 Up 1
293 1951 11 Final 8 7 Down 1
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
294 1950 3 1950-10-09 15 Up 
295 1950 4 1950-10-16 16 15 Down 1
296 1950 6 1950-10-30 20 Up 
297 1950 7 1950-11-06 15 20 Up 5
298 1950 8 1950-11-13 15 15 NC
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
299 1947 5 1947-11-03 19 Up 
300 1947 6 1947-11-10 9 19 Up 10
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
301 1946 2 1946-10-14 20 Up 
302 1946 4 1946-10-28 18 Up 
303 1946 5 1946-11-04 15 18 Up 3
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
304 1944 1 1944-10-09 19 NA
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
305 1942 1 1942-10-12 7 NA
306 1942 2 1942-10-19 7 7 NC
307 1942 3 1942-10-26 6 7 Up 1
308 1942 4 1942-11-02 2 6 Up 4
309 1942 5 1942-11-09 7 2 Down 5
310 1942 6 1942-11-16 7 7 NC
311 1942 7 1942-11-23 4 7 Up 3
312 1942 8 Final 3 4 Up 1
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
313 1938 4 1938-11-07 15 Up 
314 1938 5 1938-11-14 12 15 Up 3
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
315 1937 1 1937-10-18 16 NA