1975 Wisconsin Badgers football team

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1975 Wisconsin Badgers football
Conference Big Ten Conference
1975 record 4–6–1 (3–4–1 Big Ten)
Head coach John Jardine (6th season)
Home stadium Camp Randall Stadium
Seasons
← 1974
1976 →
1975 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 4 Ohio State $ 8 0 0     11 1 0
No. 8 Michigan 7 1 0     8 2 2
Michigan State 4 4 0     7 4 0
Illinois 4 4 0     5 6 0
Purdue 4 4 0     4 7 0
Wisconsin 3 4 1     4 6 1
Minnesota 3 5 0     6 5 0
Iowa 3 5 0     3 8 0
Northwestern 2 6 0     3 8 0
Indiana 1 6 1     2 8 1
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1975 Wisconsin Badgers football team represented the University of Wisconsin–Madison in the 1975 Big Ten Conference football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 13 No. 2 Michigan Camp Randall StadiumMadison, WI L 6–23   79,022
September 20 South Dakota* Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI W 48–7   65,566
September 27 at No. 5 Missouri* Faurot FieldColumbia, MO L 21–28   62,222
October 4 Kansas* Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI L 7–41   76,097
October 11 at Purdue Ross–Ade StadiumWest Lafayette, IN W 17–14   62,406
October 18 No. 1 Ohio State Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH L 0–56   87,820
October 25 Northwesterndagger Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI W 17–14   78,902
November 1 Illinois Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI W 18–9   78,868
November 8 at Iowa Kinnick StadiumIowa City, IA L 28–45   54,650
November 15 Indiana Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI T 9–9   65,317
November 22 at Minnesota Memorial StadiumMinneapolis, MN (Paul Bunyan's Axe) L 3–24   37,578
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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Game summaries[edit]

Northwestern[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Northwestern 7 7 0 0 14
Wisconsin 3 7 7 0 17

Billy Marek became the 30th player in NCAA history to rush for over 3,000 yards in a career. [2]

Roster[edit]

1975 Wisconsin Badgers football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
RB 30 Canada, LarryLarry Canada Jr
T 70 Lick, DennisDennis Lick Sr
RB 26 Marek, BillBill Marek Sr
RB 32 Starch, KenKen Starch Sr
G 68 Stieve, TerryTerry Stieve Sr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DT 76 Rasmussen, JohnJohn Rasmussen Jr
CB 6 Wagner, SteveSteve Wagner Sr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

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

1976 NFL Draft[edit]

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Dennis Lick Offensive Tackle 1 8 Chicago Bears
Steve Wagner Defensive Back 5 133 Minnesota Vikings
Terry Stieve Guard 6 160 New Orleans Saints

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wisconsin Badgers Index". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2011-07-28. 
  2. ^ Eugene Register-Guard. 1975 Oct 26.
  3. ^ https://www.pro-football-reference.com/draft/1976.htm