1980 Wisconsin Badgers football team

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1980 Wisconsin Badgers football
Conference Big Ten Conference
1980 record 4–7 (3–5 Big Ten)
Head coach Dave McClain (3rd year)
Home stadium Camp Randall Stadium
Seasons
« 1979 1981 »
1980 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#4/4 Michigan 8 0 0     10 2 0
#15/15 Ohio State 7 1 0     9 3 0
#17/16 Purdue 7 1 0     9 3 0
Iowa 4 4 0     4 7 0
Minnesota 4 5 0     5 6 0
Indiana 3 5 0     6 5 0
Wisconsin 3 5 0     4 7 0
Illinois 3 5 0     3 7 1
Michigan State 2 6 0     3 8 0
Northwestern 0 9 0     0 11 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 1980 Wisconsin Badgers football team represented the University of Wisconsin–Madison in the 1980 NCAA Division I-A football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 13 #20 Purdue Camp Randall StadiumMadison, WI L 6–12   77,280
September 20 BYU* Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI L 3–28   71,496
September 27 at #16 UCLA* Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, CA L 0–35   40,018
October 4 San Diego State*dagger Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI W 35–12   76,340
October 11 at Indiana Memorial StadiumBloomington, IN L 0–24   51,029
October 18 at Michigan State Spartan StadiumEast Lansing, MI W 17–7   76,173
October 25 #10 Ohio State Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI L 0–21   79,523
November 1 at Iowa Kinnick StadiumIowa City, IA L 13–22   59,995
November 8 #12 Michigan Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI L 0–24   69,560
November 15 at Northwestern Dyche StadiumEvanston, IL W 39–19   17,372
November 22 Minnesota Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI (Paul Bunyan's Axe) W 25–7   54,229
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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Team players in the 1981 NFL Draft[edit]

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Dave Ahrens Linebacker 6 143 St. Louis Cardinals

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