1922 Wisconsin Badgers football team

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1922 Wisconsin Badgers football
Conference Big Ten Conference
1922 record 4–2–1 (2–2–1 Big Ten)
Head coach John R. Richards (6th season)
Captain Rollie Williams
Home stadium Camp Randall Stadium
Seasons
← 1921
1923 →
1922 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Iowa + 5 0 0     7 0 0
Michigan + 4 0 0     6 0 1
Chicago + 4 0 1     5 1 1
Wisconsin 2 2 1     4 2 1
Minnesota 2 3 1     3 3 1
Illinois 2 4 0     2 5 0
Northwestern 1 3 1     3 3 1
Ohio State 1 4 0     3 4 0
Indiana 0 2 1     1 4 2
Purdue 0 3 1     1 5 1
  • + – Conference co-champions

The 1922 Wisconsin Badgers football team was an American football team that represented the University of Wisconsin in the 1922 Big Ten Conference football season. The team compiled a 4–2–1 record (2–2–1 against conference opponents), finished in fourth place in the Big Ten Conference, shut out four of seven opponents, and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 101 to 22. John R. Richards was in his sixth and final year as Wisconsin's head coach.[1][2]

Quarterback Rollie Williams was the team captain.[3] Tackle Marty Below was selected as a first-team All-American by Norman E. Brown, sports editor of the Central Press Association.[4] Three Wisconsin players received first-team honors on the 1922 All-Big Ten Conference football team: Marty Below, Rollie Williams, and end Gus Tebell.[5][6][7][8][9]

The team played its home games at Camp Randall Stadium, which had a seating capacity of 14,000,[10] during the 1922 season, the average attendance at home games was 11,075.[11]

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site Result
October 7 Carleton* Camp Randall StadiumMadison, WI W 41–0  
October 14 South Dakota State* Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI W 20–6  
October 21 Indiana Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI W 20–0  
November 4 at Minnesota Northrop FieldMinneapolis, MN W 14–0  
November 11 Illinoisdagger Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, IL L 0–3  
November 18 at Michigan Ferry FieldAnn Arbor, MI L 6–13  
November 25 at Chicago Stagg FieldChicago, IL T 0–0  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. All times are in Central Time.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "1922 Wisconsin Badgers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. March 14, 2017. 
  2. ^ a b "Wisconsin Football 2016 Fact Book" (PDF). University of Wisconsin. 2016. pp. 212, 217. Retrieved March 16, 2017. 
  3. ^ 2016 Fact Book, p. 185.
  4. ^ Norman E. Brown (1922-12-08). "Below Wins Place on 'All-American' Eleven Selected by Prominent Sports Writer: Harry Kipke Named as Year's Best All-Round Man". Capital Times. Madison, WI. 
  5. ^ "50 Expert Sports Writers Pick Big Ten Football Stars". The Waco News-Tribune. December 10, 1922. p. 31. 
  6. ^ "Lock Given Captaincy on Two Elevens". Iowa City Press-Citizen. December 2, 1922. p. 9. 
  7. ^ "Chicago Journal's All-Conference". Iowa City Press-Citizen. November 29, 1922. p. 9. 
  8. ^ Bryn Griffiths (November 28, 1922). "All-Conference Teams as Selected by Bryn". Capital Times (Madison, Wisconsin). p. 13. 
  9. ^ "Eckersall's All Western Elevens". Chicago Tribune. December 10, 1922. p. 1. 
  10. ^ 2016 Fact Book, p. 280.
  11. ^ 2016 Fact Book, p. 258.