1943 Wisconsin Badgers football team

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1943 Wisconsin Badgers football
Conference Big Ten Conference
1943 record 1–9 (1–6 Big Ten)
Head coach Harry Stuhldreher (8th year)
MVP Joe Keenan
Captain Joe Keenan
Home stadium Camp Randall Stadium
Seasons
← 1942
1944 →
1943 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#5 Purdue + 6 0 0     9 0 0
#3 Michigan + 6 0 0     8 1 0
#9 Northwestern 5 1 0     6 2 0
Indiana 2 3 1     4 4 2
Minnesota 2 3 0     5 4 0
Illinois 2 4 0     3 7 0
Ohio State 1 4 0     3 6 0
Wisconsin 1 6 0     1 9 0
Iowa 0 4 1     1 6 1
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1943 Wisconsin Badgers football team was an American football team that represented the University of Wisconsin in the 1943 Big Ten Conference football season. The team compiled a 1–9 record (1–6 against conference opponents) and finished in eighth place in the Big Ten Conference. Harry Stuhldreher was in his eighth year as Wisconsin's head coach.[1][2]

Center Joe Keenan received the team's most valuable player award.[3] Keenan was also the team captain.[4] Ray Dooney led the Big Ten with an average of 39.0 yards per punt.[5]

The team played its home games at Camp Randall Stadium. During the 1943 season, the average attendance at home games was 14,374.[6]

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 18 Marquette* Camp Randall StadiumMadison, WI L 7–33  
September 25 at Camp Grant* Camp GrantRockford, IL L 7–10  
October 2 at Iowa Iowa StadiumIowa City, IA W 7–5  
October 9 Illinois Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI L 7–25  
October 16 No. 1 Notre Dame* Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI L 0–50  
October 23 at Indiana Memorial StadiumBloomington, IN L 0–34  
October 30 No. 4 Purdue Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI L 0–32  
November 6 No. 12 Northwesterndagger Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI L 0–41  
November 13 at No. 4 Michigan Michigan StadiumAnn Arbor, MI L 0–27  
November 20 at Minnesota Memorial StadiumMinneapolis, MN (Slab of Bacon) L 13–25  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. All times are in Central Time.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "1943 Wisconsin Badgers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. March 13, 2017. 
  2. ^ a b "Wisconsin Football 2016 Fact Book" (PDF). University of Wisconsin. 2016. pp. 212, 219. 
  3. ^ Wisconsin Football 2016 Fact Book, p. 181.
  4. ^ Wisconsin Football 2016 Fact Book, p. 185.
  5. ^ Wisconsin Football 2016 Fact Book, p. 131.
  6. ^ Wisconsin Football 2016 Fact Book, p. 258.