1972 Wisconsin Badgers football team

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1972 Wisconsin Badgers football
Conference Big Ten Conference
1972 record 4–7 (2–6 Big Ten)
Head coach John Jardine (3rd year)
Home stadium Camp Randall Stadium
Seasons
« 1971 1973 »
1972 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#6/6 Michigan § 7 1 0     10 1 0
#9/3 Ohio State § 7 1 0     9 2 0
Purdue 6 2 0     6 5 0
Michigan State 5 2 1     5 5 1
Minnesota 4 4 0     4 7 0
Indiana 3 5 0     5 6 0
Illinois 3 5 0     3 8 0
Iowa 2 6 1     3 7 1
Wisconsin 2 6 0     4 7 0
Northwestern 1 8 0     2 9 0
§ – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 1972 Wisconsin Badgers football team represented the University of Wisconsin–Madison in the 1972 college football season.

UW Band forms an elephant at halftime of the Northwestern game

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 16 Northern Illinois* Camp Randall StadiumMadison, WI W 31–7   62,710
September 23 Syracuse* Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI T 31–7   67,234
September 30 at LSU* Tiger StadiumBaton Rouge, LA L 7–27   69,142
October 7 Northwestern Camp Randal Stadium • Madison, WI W 21–14   74,595
October 14 at Indiana Memorial StadiumBloomington, IN L 7–33   50,122
October 21 at Michigan State Spartan StadiumEast Lansing, MI L 0–31   62,638
October 28 #4 Ohio State Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI L 20–28   78,713
November 4 Iowadagger Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI W 16–14   78,723
November 11 at Purdue Ross-Ade StadiumWest Lafayette, IN L 6–27   53,507
November 18 at Illinois Memorial StadiumChampaign, IL L 7–27   45,703
November 25 Minnesota Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI (Paul Bunyan's Axe) L 6–14   60,746
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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Team players in the 1973 NFL Draft[edit]

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Robert Storck Defensive Tackle 12 297 Los Angeles Rams
Rufus Ferguson Running Back 16 404 Atlanta Falcons

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