1983 Wisconsin Badgers football team

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1983 Wisconsin Badgers football
Conference Big Ten Conference
1983 record 7–4 (5–4 Big Ten)
Head coach Dave McClain (6th year)
Home stadium Camp Randall Stadium
Seasons
« 1982 1984 »
1983 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#10/10 Illinois 9 0 0     10 2 0
#8/9 Michigan 8 1 0     9 3 0
#14/14 Iowa 7 2 0     9 3 0
#9/8 Ohio State 6 3 0     9 3 0
Wisconsin 5 4 0     7 4 0
Purdue 3 5 1     3 7 1
Michigan State 2 6 1     4 6 1
Indiana 2 7 0     3 8 0
Northwestern 2 7 0     2 9 0
Minnesota 0 9 0     1 10 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 1983 Wisconsin Badgers football team represented the University of Wisconsin–Madison in the 1983 college football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 10 Northern Illinois* Camp Randall StadiumMadison, WI W 37–9   56,941
September 17 Missouri* Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI W 21–20   65,044
September 24 #17 Michigan Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI L 21–38   77,708
October 1 at Northwestern Dyche StadiumEvanston, IL W 49–0   32,180
October 8 #19 Illinois Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI L 15–27   78,307
October 15 at Minnesota Hubert H. Humphrey MetrodomeMinneapolis, MN (Paul Bunyan's Axe) W 56–17   62,689
October 22 Indianadagger Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI W 45–14   78,199
October 29 at #16 Ohio State Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH L 27–45   89,203
November 5 #15 Iowa Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI L 14–34   78,105
November 12 at Purdue Ross-Ade StadiumWest Lafayette, IN W 42–38   58,342
November 19 Michigan State Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI W 32–0   54,204
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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Game notes[edit]

Northwestern[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Wisconsin 7 14 14 14 49
Northwestern 0 0 0 0 0


Team players in the 1984 NFL Draft[edit]

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Randy Wright Quarterback 6 153 Green Bay Packers

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