1890 Wisconsin Badgers football team

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1890 Wisconsin Badgers football
Conference Independent
1890 record 1–3
Head coach Ted Mestre (1st season)
Home stadium Randall Field
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The 1890 Wisconsin Badgers football team represented the University of Wisconsin in the 1890 college football season. This season marked the largest margin of victory in Wisconsin Badgers football history, a 106–0 win to open the season against Whitewater Normal, and the first game between the Badgers and the Minnesota Golden Gophers, the most played rivalry in Division I football history.


Date Time Opponent Site Result
October 17 Whitewater Normal Randall FieldMadison, WI W 106–0  
November 15 at Minnesota Minneapolis, MN L 0–63  
November 22 Lake Forest Randall Field • Madison, WI L 6–16  
November 26 at Northwestern Randall Field • Madison, WI L 10–22  
All times are in Central Time.



  1. ^ "Wisconsin Badgers Fact Book" (PDF). University of Wisconsin-Madison. Retrieved August 3, 2011.