2004 Wisconsin Badgers football team

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2004 Wisconsin Badgers football
University of Wisconsin Waving W.svg
Outback Bowl, L 21–24 vs. Georgia
Conference Big Ten Conference
Ranking
Coaches #18
AP #17
2004 record 9–3 (6–2 Big Ten)
Head coach Barry Alvarez (15th year)
Defensive coordinator Bret Bielema
Home stadium Camp Randall Stadium
(Capacity: 81,318)
Seasons
« 2003 2005 »
2004 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#14/12 Michigan §   7 1         9 3  
#8/8 Iowa §   7 1         10 2  
#17/18 Wisconsin   6 2         9 3  
Northwestern   5 3         6 6  
#20/19 Ohio State   4 4         8 4  
Purdue   4 4         7 5  
Michigan State   4 4         5 7  
Minnesota   3 5         7 5  
Penn State   0* 6         0* 7  
Illinois   1 7         3 8  
Indiana   1 7         3 8  
† – BCS representative as conference champion
§ – Conference co-champions

The 2004 Wisconsin Badgers football team represented the University of Wisconsin–Madison during the 2004 NCAA Division I FBS football season. Led by Barry Alvarez, the Badgers completed the season with a 9–3 record, including a 6–2 mark in the Big Ten Conference, good for a third-place finish.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 4 11:00 AM UCF* #21 Camp Randall StadiumMadison, WI ESPN W 34–6   82,116[1]
September 11 11:00 AM UNLV* #21 Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI ESPN W 18–3   82,071[1]
September 18 3:00 PM at Arizona* #20 Arizona StadiumTucson, AZ FSN W 9–7   50,275[1]
September 25 5:00 PM Penn State #20 Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI ESPN W 16–3   82,179[1]
October 2 1:00 PM Illinois #20 Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI W 24–7   82,306[1]
October 9 2:30 PM at #18 Ohio State #15 Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH ABC W 24–13   105,090[1]
October 16 4:30 PM at #5 Purdue #10 Ross–Ade StadiumWest Lafayette, IN ESPN2 W 20–17   65,196[1]
October 23 11:00 AM Northwestern #6 Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI ESPN W 24–12   82,468[1]
November 6 2:30 PM Minnesotadagger #5 Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI (Paul Bunyan's Axe) ABC W 38–14   83,069[1]
November 13 2:30 PM at Michigan State #4 Spartan StadiumEast Lansing, MI ABC L 14–49   76,697[1]
November 20 3:30 PM at #17 Iowa #9 Kinnick StadiumIowa City, IA (Rivalry) ESPN L 7–30   70,397[1]
January 1 10:00 AM vs. #8 Georgia* #16 Raymond James StadiumTampa, FL (Outback Bowl) ESPN L 21–24   62,414[1]
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.

Regular starters[edit]

Team players selected in the 2005 NFL Draft[edit]

Player Position Round Overall Selection NFL Team
Erasmus James Defensive End 1 18 Minnesota Vikings
Scott Starks Cornerback 3 87 Jacksonville Jaguars
Dan Buenning Guard 4 107 Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Jonathan Welsh Defensive End 5 148 Indianapolis Colts
Anttaj Hawthorne Defensive Tackle 6 175 Oakland Raiders
Jason Jefferson Defensive Tackle 6 193 New Orleans Saints
Anthony Davis Running Back 7 243 Indianapolis Colts

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l "Game-by-Game Statistics". University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Athletics. Retrieved September 17, 2011. 
  2. ^ http://www.pro-football-reference.com/draft/2005.htm