1983 Wisconsin Badgers football team

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1983 Wisconsin Badgers football
Conference Big Ten Conference
1983 record 7–4 (5–4 Big Ten)
Head coach Dave McClain (6th year)
Defensive coordinator Jim Hilles (6th year)
Home stadium Camp Randall Stadium
Seasons
← 1982
1984 →
1983 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#10 Illinois $ 9 0 0     10 2 0
#8 Michigan 8 1 0     9 3 0
#14 Iowa 7 2 0     9 3 0
#9 Ohio State 6 3 0     9 3 0
Wisconsin 5 4 0     7 4 0
Purdue 3 5 1     3 7 1
Michigan State 2 6 1     4 6 1
Indiana 2 7 0     3 8 0
Northwestern 2 7 0     2 9 0
Minnesota 0 9 0     1 10 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1983 Wisconsin Badgers football team represented the University of Wisconsin–Madison in the 1983 NCAA Division I-A football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 10 Northern Illinois* Camp Randall StadiumMadison, WI W 37–9   56,941
September 17 Missouri* Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI W 21–20   65,044
September 24 No. 17 Michigan Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI L 21–38   77,708
October 1 at Northwestern Dyche StadiumEvanston, IL W 49–0   32,180
October 8 No. 19 Illinois Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI L 15–27   78,307
October 15 at Minnesota Hubert H. Humphrey MetrodomeMinneapolis, MN (Paul Bunyan's Axe) W 56–17   62,689
October 22 Indianadagger Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI W 45–14   78,199
October 29 at No. 16 Ohio State Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH L 27–45   89,203
November 5 No. 15 Iowa Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI L 14–34   78,105
November 12 at Purdue Ross-Ade StadiumWest Lafayette, IN W 42–38   58,342
November 19 Michigan State Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI W 32–0   54,204
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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Game summaries[edit]

Northwestern[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Wisconsin 7 14 14 14 49
Northwestern 0 0 0 0 0

Team players in the 1984 NFL Draft[edit]

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Randy Wright Quarterback 6 153 Green Bay Packers

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