1896 Wisconsin Badgers football team

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1896 Wisconsin Badgers football
Big Ten Champions
Conference Big Ten Conference
1896 record 7–1–1 (2–0–1 Big Ten)
Head coach Philip King (1st year)
Home stadium Randall Field
Seasons
« 1895 1897 »
1896 Western Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Wisconsin 2 0 1     7 1 1
Michigan 2 1 0     9 1 0
Northwestern 2 1 1     6 1 2
Chicago 3 2 0     15 2 1
Minnesota 1 2 0     8 2 0
Illinois 0 2 1     4 2 1
Purdue 0 2 1     4 2 1
† – Conference champion

The 1896 Wisconsin Badgers football team represented the University of Wisconsin–Madison in the 1896 college football season. 1896 was the first season in which the Badgers participated in the newly created Western Conference. The 1896 squad was the conference's first football champion.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site Result
October 10 Lake Forest* Randall FieldMadison, WI W 34–0  
October 14 Madison High School* Randall Field • Madison, WI W 18–0  
October 17 Rush Medical* Randall Field • Madison, WI W 50–0  
October 24 Grinnell* Randall Field • Madison, WI W 54–6  
October 31 at Beloit* Beloit, WI W 6–0  
November 7 Chicago Randall Field • Madison, WI W 24–0  
November 21 Minnesota Randall Field • Madison, WI W 6–0  
November 26 11:00 AM [1] at Northwestern Evanston, IL T 6–6  
December 19 8:00pm [2] vs. Carlisle* Chicago ColiseumChicago, IL L 8–18  
*Non-conference game. All times are in Central Time.

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