1987 Wisconsin Badgers football team

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1987 Wisconsin Badgers football
Conference Big Ten Conference
1987 record 3–8 (1–7 Big Ten)
Head coach Don Morton (1st season)
Home stadium Camp Randall Stadium
Seasons
← 1986
1988 →
1987 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 8 Michigan State $ 7 0 1     9 2 1
No. 16 Iowa 6 2 0     10 3 0
Indiana 6 2 0     8 4 0
No. 19 Michigan 5 3 0     8 4 0
Ohio State 4 4 0     6 4 1
Minnesota 3 5 0     6 5 0
Purdue 3 5 0     3 7 1
Illinois 2 5 1     3 7 1
Northwestern 2 6 0     2 8 1
Wisconsin 1 7 0     3 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1987 Wisconsin Badgers football team represented the University of Wisconsin–Madison in the 1987 NCAA Division I-A football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 12 Hawaii* Camp Randall StadiumMadison, WI W 28–7   53,509
September 19 Utah* Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI L 28–31   56,224
September 26 Ball State* Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI W 30–13   51,825
October 3 at No. 12 Michigan Michigan StadiumAnn Arbor, MI L 0–49   104,410
October 10 Iowa Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI L 10–31   74,645
October 17 at Illinois Memorial StadiumChampaign, IL L 14–16   57,040
October 24 Northwesterndagger Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI L 24–27   70,012
October 31 at Purdue Ross–Ade StadiumWest Lafayette, IN L 14–49   62,000
November 7 Ohio State Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI W 26–24   63,195
November 14 at Minnesota Hubert H. Humphrey MetrodomeMinneapolis, MN (Paul Bunyan's Axe) L 19–22   62,410
November 21 No. 11 Michigan State Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI L 9–30   45,385
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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Roster[edit]

1987 Wisconsin Badgers football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
TE 88 Brian Anderson Sr
QB 9 Paul Chryst Jr
G 79 Glenn Derby Sr
QB 1 Otis Flowers Fr
T 62 Paul Gruber Sr
WR 84 John Horneck Sr
QB 12 Bud Keyes Sr
QB 6 Tony Lowery Sr
OL 54 Tim Otto So
WR 26 James Ross Jr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DL 59 Jerome Cunningham So
DT 91 Don Davey So
DL 61 Sam Gerrits Fr
CB 37 Brad Mayo Jr
DL 61 Chad VandeZande Jr
DL 72 Jeff Wolf Jr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

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

1988 NFL Draft[edit]

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Paul Gruber Offensive Tackle 1 4 Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Glenn Derby Guard 8 218 New Orleans Saints
Bud Keyes Quarterback 10 256 Green Bay Packers
Rodney Lossow Center 10 267 New England Patriots

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