1926 Wisconsin Badgers football team
|1926 Wisconsin Badgers football|
|Conference||Big Ten Conference|
|1926 record||5–2–1 (3–2–1 Big Ten)|
|Head coach||George Little (2nd year)|
|Home stadium||Camp Randall Stadium|
|1926 Big Ten football standings|
The 1926 Wisconsin Badgers football team was an American football team that represented the University of Wisconsin in the 1926 Big Ten Conference football season. The team compiled a 5–2–1 record (3–2–1 against conference opponents), finished in fifth place in the Big Ten Conference, and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 122 to 72. George Little was in his second and final year as Wisconsin's head coach.
End Jefferson Burrus was selected as the team's most valuable player. Burrus was also selected by the United Press as a second-team player on the 1926 All-Big Ten Conference football team. Doyle Harmon was the team captain.
The team played its home games at Camp Randall Stadium. The stadium's capacity was expanded in 1926 from 29,783 to 38,293. During the 1926 season, the average attendance at home games was 19,228.
|October 2||Cornell*||Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI||W 38–0|
|October 9||Kansas*||Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI||W 13–0|
|October 16||at Purdue||Ross–Ade Stadium • West Lafayette, IN||T 0–0|
|October 23||Indiana||Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI||W 27–2|
|October 30||at Minnesota||Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI||L 10–16|
|November 6||at Michigan||Ferry Field • Ann Arbor, MI||L 0–37|
|November 13||Iowa||Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI||W 20–10|
|November 20||at Chicago||Stagg Field • Chicago, IL||W 14–7|
|*Non-conference game. Homecoming. All times are in Central Time.|
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- 2016 Fact Book, p. 185.
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