1919 Wisconsin Badgers football team
|1919 Wisconsin Badgers football|
|Conference||Big Ten Conference|
|1919 record||5–2 (3–2 Big Ten)|
|Head coach||John R. Richards (3rd season)|
|Home stadium||Camp Randall Stadium|
|1919 Big Ten football standings|
The 1919 Wisconsin Badgers football team was an American football team that represented the University of Wisconsin in the 1919 Big Ten Conference football season. The team compiled a 5–2 record (3–2 against conference opponents), finished in a tie for fourth place in the Big Ten Conference, and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 91 to 41. John R. Richards was in his third year as Wisconsin's head coach.
End Paul Meyers was selected as an All-American by Walter Eckersall. Meyers had an 80-yard touchdown reception, on a pass from Wally Barr, in a game against Minnesota on November 1, 1919. The play held the Wisconsin record for longest pass and reception for 63 years.
|October 4||Ripon*||Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI||W 37–0|
|October 11||Marquette*||Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI||W 13–0|
|October 18||at Northwestern||Northwestern Field • Evanston, IL||W 10–6|
|October 25||at Illinois||Illinois Field • Champaign, IL||W 14–10|
|November 1||Minnesota||Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI||L 7–19|
|November 15||Ohio State||Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI||L 0–3|
|November 22||at Chicago||Stagg Field • Chicago, IL||W 10–3|
|*Non-conference game. Homecoming. All times are in Central Time.|
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