1927 Wisconsin Badgers football team
|1927 Wisconsin Badgers football|
|Conference||Big Ten Conference|
|1927 record||4–4 (1–4 Big Ten)|
|Head coach||Glenn Thistlethwaite (1st year)|
|Home stadium||Camp Randall Stadium|
|1927 Big Ten football standings|
|#1 Illinois +||5||–||0||–||0||7||–||0||–||1|
|#3 Minnesota +||3||–||0||–||1||6||–||0||–||2|
The 1927 Wisconsin Badgers football team was an American football team that represented the University of Wisconsin in the 1927 Big Ten Conference football season. The team compiled a 4–4 record (1–4 against conference opponents), finished in a tie for last place in the Big Ten Conference, and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 96 to 75. Glenn Thistlethwaite was in his first year as Wisconsin's head coach.
Halfback Ed Crofoot was selected as the team's most valuable player, the team captain, and a first-team player on the 1927 All-Big Ten Conference football team. Other notable players included halfback Gene H. Rose, end Don Cameron, and tackle Stanley Binish.
|October 1||Cornell*||Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI||W 31–6|
|October 8||at Kansas*||Memorial Stadium • Lawrence KS||W 26–6|
|October 15||Michigan||Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI||L 0–14|
|October 22||Purdue||Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI||W 12–6|
|October 29||at Minnesota||Memorial Stadium • Minneapolis, MN||L 7–13|
|November 5||Grinnell*||Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI||W 20–2|
|November 12||Iowa||Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI||L 0–16|
|November 19||at Chicago||Stagg Field • Chicago, IL||L 0–6|
|*Non-conference game. Homecoming. All times are in Central Time.|
- "1927 Wisconsin Badgers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. March 14, 2017.
- "Wisconsin Football 2016 Fact Book" (PDF). University of Wisconsin. 2016. pp. 212, 217. Retrieved March 16, 2017.
- 2016 Fact Book, p. 181.
- 2016 Fact Book, p. 185.
- "Big Ten Grid Coaches Choose All-Conference Mythical Elevens". Daily Illini. November 24, 1927.
- 2016 Fact Book, p. 280.
- 2016 Fact Book, p. 258.