1956 Wisconsin Badgers football team

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1956 Wisconsin Badgers football
Conference Big Ten Conference
1956 record 1–5–3 (0–4–3 Big Ten)
Head coach Milt Bruhn (1st year)
Home stadium Camp Randall Stadium
Seasons
« 1955 1957 »
1956 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#3/3 Iowa 5 1 0     9 1 0
#7/7 Michigan 5 2 0     7 2 0
#12/9 Minnesota 4 1 2     6 1 2
#9/10 Michigan State 4 2 0     7 2 0
#15/NR Ohio State 4 2 0     6 3 0
Northwestern 3 3 1     4 4 1
Purdue 1 4 2     3 4 2
Illinois 1 4 2     2 5 2
Wisconsin 0 4 3     1 5 3
Indiana 1 5 0     3 6 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 1956 Wisconsin Badgers football team represented the University of Wisconsin–Madison in the 1956 college football season.

According to the UW yearbook, 1956 was the first year for female cheerleaders at a football game ("Dad's Day", versus Purdue)

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 29 Marquette* Camp Randall StadiumMadison, WI W 41–0   52,700
October 6 #10 USC* Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI L 6–13   52,979
October 13 at Iowa Kinnick StadiumIowa City, IA L 7–13   53,273
October 20 at #17 Purdue Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI T 6–6   53,044
October 27 at #9 Ohio State Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH L 0–21   82,661
November 3 at #4 Michigan State Macklin StadiumEast Lansing, MI L 0–33   53,647
November 10 Northwesterndagger Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI L 7–17   54,645
November 17 at Illinois Memorial StadiumChampaign, IL T 13–13   52,858
November 24 #7 Minnesota Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI (Paul Bunyan's Axe) T 13–13   54,149
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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Team players in the 1957 NFL Draft[edit]

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Glenn Bestor Back 12 145 Green Bay Packers
Marty Booher Tackle 27 316 Green Bay Packers

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