1961 Wisconsin Badgers football team

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1961 Wisconsin Badgers football
Conference Big Ten Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 18
1961 record 6–3 (4–3 Big Ten)
Head coach Milt Bruhn (6th season)
Home stadium Camp Randall Stadium
Seasons
← 1960
1962 →
1961 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#2 Ohio State $ 6 0 0     8 0 1
#6 Minnesota 6 1 0     8 2 0
#8 Michigan State 5 2 0     7 2 0
#12 Purdue 4 2 0     6 3 0
Wisconsin 4 3 0     6 3 0
Michigan 3 3 0     6 3 0
Iowa 2 4 0     5 4 0
Northwestern 2 4 0     4 5 0
Indiana 0 6 0     2 7 0
Illinois 0 7 0     0 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1961 Wisconsin Badgers football team represented the University of Wisconsin in the 1961 Big Ten Conference football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 23 Utah* Camp Randall StadiumMadison, WI W 7–0   36,325
September 30 No. 10 Michigan State Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI L 0–20   50,584
October 7 at Indiana Memorial StadiumBloomington, IN W 6–3   23,270
October 14 Oregon State* Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI W 23–20   45,274
October 21 at No. 4 Iowa Iowa StadiumIowa City, IA L 15–47   60,150
October 28 No. 6 Ohio Statedagger Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI L 21–30   58,144
November 11 at Northwestern Dyche StadiumEvanston, IL W 29–10   46,203
November 18 Illinois Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI W 55–7   45,122
November 25 at No. 3 Minnesota Memorial StadiumMinneapolis, MN (Paul Bunyan's Axe) W 23–21   66,232
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

[1]

Team players in the 1962 NFL Draft[edit]

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Jim Bakken Kicker 7 88 Los Angeles Rams
Ron Staley End 17 226 Minnesota Vikings

[2]

Team players in the 1962 AFL Draft[edit]

Player Position Round AFL Club
None

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