1933 Wisconsin Badgers football team

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1933 Wisconsin Badgers football
Conference Big Ten Conference
1933 record 2–5–1 (0–5–1 Big Ten)
Head coach Clarence Spears (2nd year)
MVP Robert Schiller
Captain Harold Smith
Home stadium Camp Randall Stadium
Seasons
← 1932
1934 →
1933 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#1 Michigan + 5 0 1     7 0 1
#3 Minnesota + 2 0 4     4 0 4
#5 Ohio State 4 1 0     7 1 0
#10 Purdue 3 1 1     6 1 1
Illinois 3 2 0     5 3 0
Iowa 3 2 0     5 3 0
Northwestern 1 4 1     1 5 2
Chicago 0 3 2     3 3 2
Indiana 0 3 2     1 5 2
Wisconsin 0 5 1     2 5 1
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from Dickinson System

The 1933 Wisconsin Badgers football team was an American football team that represented the University of Wisconsin in the 1933 Big Ten Conference football season. The team compiled a 2–5–1 record (0–5–1 against conference opponents) and finished in last place in the Big Ten Conference. Clarence Spears was in his second year as Wisconsin's head coach.[1][2]

Halfback Robert Schiller was selected as the team's most valuable player.[3] Harold Smith was the team captain.[4] No Wisconsin players received All-American or All-Big Ten honors in 1933.

The team played its home games at Camp Randall Stadium, which had a capacity of 32,700.[5] During the 1933 season, the average attendance at home games was 13,579.[6]

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site Result
October 7 Marquette* Camp Randall StadiumMadison, WI W 19–0  
October 14 at Illinois Memorial StadiumChampaign, IL L 0–21  
October 21 at Iowa Kinnick StadiumIowa City, IA L 7–26  
October 28 Purduedagger Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI L 0–14  
November 4 at Chicago Stagg FieldChicago, IL T 0–0  
November 11 West Virginia* Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI W 25–6  
November 18 Ohio State Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI L 0–6  
November 25 at Minnesota Memorial StadiumMinneapolis, MN (Slab of Bacon) L 3–6  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. All times are in Central Time.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "1933 Wisconsin Badgers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. March 14, 2017. 
  2. ^ a b "Wisconsin Football 2016 Fact Book" (PDF). University of Wisconsin. 2016. pp. 212, 218. Retrieved March 14, 2017. 
  3. ^ 2016 Fact Book, p. 181.
  4. ^ 2016 Fact Book, p. 185.
  5. ^ 2016 Fact Book, p. 280.
  6. ^ 2016 Fact Book, p. 258.