1958 Wisconsin Badgers football team

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1958 Wisconsin Badgers football
Conference Big Ten Conference
Ranking
Coaches #6
AP #7
1958 record 7–1–1 (5–1–1 Big Ten)
Head coach Milt Bruhn (3rd year)
Home stadium Camp Randall Stadium
Seasons
« 1957 1959 »
1958 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#2/2 Iowa 5 1 0     8 1 1
#7/6 Wisconsin 5 1 1     7 1 1
#8/7 Ohio State 4 1 2     6 1 2
#13/11 Purdue 3 1 2     6 1 2
Indiana 3 2 1     5 3 1
Illinois 4 3 0     4 5 0
#NR/17 Northwestern 3 4 0     5 4 0
Michigan 1 5 1     2 6 1
Minnesota 1 6 0     1 8 0
Michigan State 0 5 1     3 5 1
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 1958 Wisconsin Badgers football team represented the University of Wisconsin–Madison in the 1958 college football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 26 at #15 Miami* #14 Miami Orange BowlMiami, FL W 20–0   62,084
October 4 Marquette* #9 Camp Randall StadiumMadison, WI W 50–0   42,513
October 11 #13 Purdue #6 Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI W 31–6   51,028
October 18 #13 Iowa #4 Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI L 9–20   65,241
October 25 at #2 Ohio State #13 Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH T 7–7   83,142
November 1 at Michigan State #8 Spartan StadiumEast Lansing, MI W 9–7   71,040
November 8 #4 Northwesterndagger #7 Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI W 17–13   62,964
November 15 at Illinois #5 Memorial StadiumChampaign, IL W 31–12   45,937
November 22 Minnesota #5 Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI (Paul Bunyan's Axe) W 27–12   54,517
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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Game notes[edit]

Minnesota[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Minnesota 0 0 6 6 12
Wisconsin 7 7 6 7 27

Wisconsin completed their best Big Ten finish since 1952 in front of a Dad's Day crowd as their defense intercepted six passes, one short of their own conference record. [2]


Team players in the 1959 NFL Draft[edit]

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Bob Zeman Back 10 119 Cleveland Browns
Dick Teteak Guard 15 169 Green Bay Packers
Dave Kocourek Wide Receiver 19 223 Pittsburgh Steelers
Jim Fraser Guard 21 250 Cleveland Browns
Lowell Jenkins Tackle 27 315 Philadelphia Eagles

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wisconsin Badgers Index". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2011-07-28. 
  2. ^ "Wisconsin scores 27-12 victory over Minnesota." Ocala Star-Banner. 1958 Nov 23.
  3. ^ http://www.pro-football-reference.com/draft/1959.htm