129 Years

129 Years Table
Overall Conference SRS Polls
Rk Year Conf W L T Pct W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Coach(es) Bowl Notes
12020Big Ten430.571330.5008.624.33129Paul Chryst (4-3)Duke's Mayo Bowl-W
22019Big Ten1040.714720.77817.737.7319611Paul Chryst (10-4)Rose Bowl-L
32018Big Ten850.615540.5567.682.6044Paul Chryst (8-5)Pinstripe Bowl-W
42017Big Ten1310.9299001.00022.616.18937Paul Chryst (13-1)Orange Bowl-W
52016Big Ten1130.786720.77815.305.3059Paul Chryst (11-3)Cotton Bowl-W
62015Big Ten1030.769620.75010.851.39201921Paul Chryst (10-3)Holiday Bowl-W
72014Big Ten1130.786710.87512.701.91141113Barry Alvarez (1-0), Gary Andersen (10-3)Outback Bowl-W
82013Big Ten940.692620.75014.202.28231422Gary Andersen (9-4)Capital One Bowl-L
92012Big Ten860.571440.5009.772.911212Bret Bielema (8-5), Barry Alvarez (0-1)Rose Bowl-L
102011Big Ten1130.786620.75015.890.6811410Bret Bielema (11-3)Rose Bowl-L
112010Big Ten1120.846710.87514.020.641247Bret Bielema (11-2)Rose Bowl-L
122009Big Ten1030.769530.6258.190.351616Bret Bielema (10-3)Champs Sports Bowl-W
132008Big Ten760.538350.3751.821.13138Bret Bielema (7-6)Champs Sports Bowl-L
142007Big Ten940.692530.6255.310.087524Bret Bielema (9-4)Outback Bowl-L
152006Big Ten1210.923710.87511.97-2.8867Bret Bielema (12-1)Capital One Bowl-W
162005Big Ten1030.769530.62511.814.191415Barry Alvarez (10-3)Capital One Bowl-W
172004Big Ten930.750620.7508.692.3521417Barry Alvarez (9-3)Outback Bowl-L
182003Big Ten760.538440.5006.444.212114Barry Alvarez (7-6)Music City Bowl-L
192002Big Ten860.571260.2508.554.772519Barry Alvarez (8-6)Alamo Bowl-W
202001Big Ten570.417350.3752.915.332222Barry Alvarez (5-7)
Rk Year Conf W L T Pct W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Coach(es) Bowl Notes
212000Big Ten940.692440.5009.654.424423Barry Alvarez (9-4)Sun Bowl-W
221999Big Ten1020.833710.87514.880.881044Barry Alvarez (10-2)Rose Bowl-W
231998Big Ten1110.917710.87516.451.782066Barry Alvarez (11-1)Rose Bowl-W
241997Big Ten850.615530.6251.661.582423Barry Alvarez (8-5)Outback Bowl-L
251996Big Ten850.615350.3758.992.07Barry Alvarez (8-5)Copper Bowl-W
261995Big Ten452.455341.4388.129.942121Barry Alvarez (4-5-2)
271994Big Ten741.625431.56310.505.671010Barry Alvarez (7-4-1)Hall of Fame Bowl-Wrecord adjusted to 8-3-1 by NCAA
281993Big Ten1011.875611.81316.714.3066Barry Alvarez (10-1-1)Rose Bowl-W
291992Big Ten560.455350.3752.341.89Barry Alvarez (5-6)
301991Big Ten560.455260.250-2.86-1.50Barry Alvarez (5-6)
311990Big Ten1100.091080.000-6.736.00Barry Alvarez (1-10)
321989Big Ten290.182170.125-8.674.05Don Morton (2-9)
331988Big Ten1100.091170.125-12.993.01Don Morton (1-10)
341987Big Ten380.273170.125-6.300.34Don Morton (3-8)
351986Big Ten390.250260.250-2.832.84Jim Hilles (3-9)
361985Big Ten560.455260.2501.653.19Dave McClain (5-6)
371984Big Ten741.625531.6115.141.8920Dave McClain (7-4-1)Hall of Fame Classic-L
381983Big Ten740.636540.55610.184.09Dave McClain (7-4)
391982Big Ten750.583540.5566.804.63Dave McClain (7-5)Independence Bowl-W
401981Big Ten750.583630.6676.184.2614Dave McClain (7-5)Garden State Bowl-L
Rk Year Conf W L T Pct W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Coach(es) Bowl Notes
411980Big Ten470.364350.3751.206.84Dave McClain (4-7)
421979Big Ten470.364350.3751.996.90Dave McClain (4-7)
431978Big Ten542.545342.4443.643.92Dave McClain (5-4-2)
441977Big Ten560.455360.3331.493.7714John Jardine (5-6)
451976Big Ten560.455350.3757.035.94John Jardine (5-6)
461975Big Ten461.409341.4380.055.78John Jardine (4-6-1)
471974Big Ten740.636530.62514.247.7911John Jardine (7-4)
481973Big Ten470.364350.3758.4311.43John Jardine (4-7)
491972Big Ten470.364260.250-1.264.47John Jardine (4-7)
501971Big Ten461.409350.3751.793.98John Jardine (4-6-1)
511970Big Ten451.450340.4299.098.89John Jardine (4-5-1)
521969Big Ten370.300340.429-3.807.50John Coatta (3-7)
531968Big Ten0100.000070.000-9.457.45John Coatta (0-10)
541967Big Ten091.050061.071-7.813.49John Coatta (0-9-1)
551966Big Ten361.350241.357-5.413.89Milt Bruhn (3-6-1)
561965Big Ten271.250250.286-1.1111.79Milt Bruhn (2-7-1)
571964Big Ten360.333250.2862.8912.78Milt Bruhn (3-6)
581963Big Ten540.556340.42910.468.7972Milt Bruhn (5-4)
591962Big Ten820.800610.85725.5011.1022Milt Bruhn (8-2)Rose Bowl-L
601961Big Ten630.667430.57110.758.75Milt Bruhn (6-3)
Rk Year Conf W L T Pct W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Coach(es) Bowl Notes
611960Big Ten450.444250.2868.5112.1811Milt Bruhn (4-5)
621959Big Ten730.700520.71410.768.76656Milt Bruhn (7-3)Rose Bowl-L
631958Big Ten711.833511.78621.8310.171447Milt Bruhn (7-1-1)
641957Big Ten630.667430.57116.078.851319Milt Bruhn (6-3)
651956Big Ten153.278043.2145.3010.30Milt Bruhn (1-5-3)
661955Big Ten450.444340.4297.287.06146Ivy Williamson (4-5)
671954Big Ten720.778520.71420.4210.87929Ivy Williamson (7-2)
681953Big Ten621.722411.75020.3612.80815Ivy Williamson (6-2-1)
691952Western631.650411.75016.759.157111Ivy Williamson (6-3-1)Rose Bowl-L
701951Western711.833511.78622.028.571578Ivy Williamson (7-1-1)
711950Western630.667520.71415.9910.6515Ivy Williamson (6-3)
721949Western531.611321.58319.9914.43Ivy Williamson (5-3-1)
731948Western270.222150.1672.8710.20Harry Stuhldreher (2-7)
741947Western531.611321.58315.5512.329Harry Stuhldreher (5-3-1)
751946Western450.444250.2868.629.6215Harry Stuhldreher (4-5)
761945Western342.444231.41710.3310.22Harry Stuhldreher (3-4-2)
771944Western360.333240.3337.7013.4819Harry Stuhldreher (3-6)
781943Western190.100160.143-1.6515.75Harry Stuhldreher (1-9)
791942Western811.850410.80015.547.2423Harry Stuhldreher (8-1-1)
801941Western350.375330.5005.5711.20Harry Stuhldreher (3-5)
Rk Year Conf W L T Pct W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Coach(es) Bowl Notes
811940Western440.500330.5009.5110.63Harry Stuhldreher (4-4)
821939Western161.188051.083-0.965.91Harry Stuhldreher (1-6-1)
831938Western530.625320.6009.427.5412Harry Stuhldreher (5-3)
841937Western431.563221.5004.800.9216Harry Stuhldreher (4-3-1)
851936Western260.250040.000-0.805.83Harry Stuhldreher (2-6)
861935Western170.125140.200-5.527.61Clarence Spears (1-7)
871934Western440.500230.4003.225.59Clarence Spears (4-4)
881933Western251.313051.0835.969.71Clarence Spears (2-5-1)
891932Western611.813411.75015.906.65Clarence Spears (6-1-1)
901931Western541.550330.5003.673.57Glenn Thistlethwaite (5-4-1)
911930Western621.722221.50015.683.02Glenn Thistlethwaite (6-2-1)
921929Western450.444140.2007.647.20Glenn Thistlethwaite (4-5)
931928Western711.833311.70014.843.84Glenn Thistlethwaite (7-1-1)
941927Western440.500140.2006.854.35Glenn Thistlethwaite (4-4)
951926Western521.688321.58310.194.32George Little (5-2-1)
961925Western611.813311.70013.175.05George Little (6-1-1)
971924Western233.438022.2503.015.26Jack Ryan (2-3-3)
981923Western331.500131.3007.893.89Jack Ryan (3-3-1)
991922Western421.643221.5009.861.57J.R. Richards (4-2-1)
1001921Western511.786311.70016.010.87J.R. Richards (5-1-1)
Rk Year Conf W L T Pct W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Coach(es) Bowl Notes
1011920Western610.857410.80015.193.48J.R. Richards (6-1)
1021919Western520.714320.60011.135.56J.R. Richards (5-2)
1031918Western330.500120.3334.463.96Guy Lowman (3-3)
1041917Western421.643320.60018.9111.91J.R. Richards (4-2-1)
1051916Western421.643121.3757.450.45Paul Withington (4-2-1)
1061915Western430.571230.40012.424.57William Juneau (4-3)
1071914Western421.643221.50011.536.81William Juneau (4-2-1)
1081913Western331.500121.3752.701.98William Juneau (3-3-1)
1091912Western7001.0005001.00023.834.54William Juneau (7-0)
1101911Western511.786211.62514.931.79J.R. Richards (5-1-1)
1111910Western122.400121.375-3.391.21Tom Barry (1-2-2)
1121909Western311.700211.6256.723.72Tom Barry (3-1-1)
1131908Western510.833210.6677.71-1.63Tom Barry (5-1)
1141907Western311.700311.7003.451.45Charles Hutchins (3-1-1)
1151906Western5001.0003001.0003.47-9.53Charles Hutchins (5-0)
1161905Western820.800120.33315.481.68Phil King (8-2)
1171904Western530.625030.00015.627.49Arthur Curtis (5-3)
1181903Western631.650031.1258.39-1.81Arthur Curtis (6-3-1)
1191902Western630.667130.25012.131.35Phil King (6-3)
1201901Western9001.0002001.00019.83-2.17Phil King (9-0)
Rk Year Conf W L T Pct W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Coach(es) Bowl Notes
1211900Western810.889210.66716.30-0.92Phil King (8-1)
1221899Western920.818410.80014.420.33Phil King (9-2)
1231898Western910.900210.66712.77-5.23Phil King (9-1)
1241897Western910.9003001.0009.71-6.79Phil King (9-1)
1251896Western711.833201.83310.13-2.99Phil King (7-1-1)
1261895Ind521.6887.67-0.70H.O. Stickney (5-2-1)
1271894Ind520.71411.14-0.01H.O. Stickney (5-2)
1281893Ind420.6676.923.75Parke Davis (4-2)
1291892Ind430.5712.491.06Frank Crawford (4-3)