1955 Wisconsin Badgers football team

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1955 Wisconsin Badgers football
Conference Big Ten Conference
1955 record 4–5 (3–4 Big Ten)
Head coach Ivy Williamson (7th year)
Home stadium Camp Randall Stadium
Seasons
« 1954 1956 »
1955 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#5/5 Ohio State 6 0 0     7 2 0
#2/2 Michigan State 5 1 0     9 1 0
#12/13 Michigan 5 2 0     7 2 0
Purdue 4 2 1     5 3 1
Illinois 3 3 1     5 3 1
Wisconsin 3 4 0     4 5 0
Iowa 2 3 1     3 5 1
Minnesota 2 5 0     3 6 0
Indiana 1 5 0     3 6 0
Northwestern 0 6 1     0 8 1
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 1955 Wisconsin Badgers football team represented the University of Wisconsin–Madison in the 1955 college football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 24 Marquette* Camp Randall StadiumMadison, WI W 28–14   53,359
October 1 #14 Iowa #17 Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI W 37–14   53,509
October 8 at #17 Purdue #9 Ross–Ade StadiumWest Lafayette, IN W 9–0   45,000
October 14 at #16 USC* #6 Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, CA L 21–33   75,162
October 22 Ohio State #15 Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI L 16–26   53,539
October 29 #5 Michigan Statedagger Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI L 0–27   53,529
November 5 at Northwestern Dyche StadiumEvanston, IL W 41–14   40,000
November 12 #16 Illinois Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI L 14–17   53,529
November 19 at Minnesota Memorial StadiumMinneapolis, MN (Paul Bunyan's Axe) L 6–21   62,714
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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Team players in the 1956 NFL Draft[edit]

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
John Dittrich Tackle 6 70 Chicago Cardinals
Bob Konovsky Tackle 7 77 Chicago Cardinals
Charlie Thomas Back 14 164 Green Bay Packers
Wells Gray Guard 16 190 Washington Redskins
Dick Kolian End 27 320 Green Bay Packers
Jim Miller Quarterback 28 330 Chicago Cardinals

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wisconsin Badgers Index". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2011-07-28. 
  2. ^ "1956 NFL Draft Listing". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved 2011-10-28.