1973 Wisconsin Badgers football team

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1973 Wisconsin Badgers football
Conference Big Ten Conference
1973 record 4–7 (3–5 Big Ten)
Head coach John Jardine (4th season)
Home stadium Camp Randall Stadium
Seasons
← 1972
1974 →
1973 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 2 Ohio State + 7 0 1     10 0 1
No. 6 Michigan + 7 0 1     10 0 1
Minnesota 6 2 0     7 4 0
Illinois 4 4 0     5 6 0
Michigan State 4 4 0     5 6 0
Purdue 4 4 0     5 6 0
Northwestern 4 4 0     4 7 0
Wisconsin 3 5 0     4 7 0
Indiana 0 8 0     2 9 0
Iowa 0 8 0     0 11 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1973 Wisconsin Badgers football team represented the University of Wisconsin–Madison in the 1973 Big Ten Conference football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 15 Purdue Camp Randall StadiumMadison, WI L 13–14   58,256
September 22 No. 19 Colorado* Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI L 25–28   58,237
September 29 at No. 2 Nebraska* Memorial StadiumLincoln, NE L 16–20   76,297
October 6 Wyoming* Camp Randal Stadium • Madison, WI W 37–28   60,715
October 13 No. 1 Ohio State Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI L 0–24   77,413
October 20 at No. 4 Michigan Michigan StadiumAnn Arbor, MI L 6–35   87,273
October 27 Indianadagger Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI W 31–7   66,365
November 4 at Michigan State Spartan StadiumEast Lansing, MI L 0–21   54,010
November 10 Iowa Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI W 35–7   55,560
November 17 Northwestern Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI W 36–34   46,248
November 24 at Minnesota Memorial StadiumMinneapolis, MN (Paul Bunyan's Axe) L 17–19   34,412
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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Roster[edit]

1973 Wisconsin Badgers football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
QB 14 Gregg Bohlig Jr
RB 30 Larry Canada Fr
T 70 Dennis Lick So
RB 26 Bill Marek So
TE 88 Jack Novak Jr
RB 32 Ken Starch So
G 68 Terry Stieve So
C 51 Mike Webster Sr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
CB 28 Pat Collins Fr
LB 34 Rick Jakious Jr
DT 76 John Rasmussen Fr
DE 65 Mike Vesperman Jr
CB 6 Steve Wagner So
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Injured Injured
  • Redshirt Redshirt

1974 NFL Draft[edit]

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Mike Webster Center 5 125 Pittsburgh Steelers
Mike Seifert Defensive End 13 327 Cleveland Browns

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