2004 Wisconsin Badgers football team

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2004 Wisconsin Badgers football
Wisconsin Badgers logo.svg
Outback Bowl, L 21–24 vs. Georgia
Conference Big Ten Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 18
AP No. 17
2004 record 9–3 (6–2 Big Ten)
Head coach Barry Alvarez (15th season)
Defensive coordinator Bret Bielema
Home stadium Camp Randall Stadium
(Capacity: 81,318)
Seasons
← 2003
2005 →
2004 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 8 Iowa +   7 1         10 2  
No. 14 Michigan $+   7 1         9 3  
No. 17 Wisconsin   6 2         9 3  
Northwestern   5 3         6 6  
No. 20 Ohio State   4 4         8 4  
Purdue   4 4         7 5  
Michigan State   4 4         5 7  
Minnesota   3 5         7 5  
Penn State   2 6         4 7  
Illinois   1 7         3 8  
Indiana   1 7         3 8  
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2004 Wisconsin Badgers football team represented the University of Wisconsin–Madison during the 2004 NCAA Division I FBS football season. Led by Barry Alvarez, the Badgers completed the season with a 9–3 record, including a 6–2 mark in the Big Ten Conference, good for a third-place finish.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 4 11:00 AM UCF* No. 21 Camp Randall StadiumMadison, WI ESPN W 34–6   82,116[1]
September 11 11:00 AM UNLV* No. 21 Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI ESPN W 18–3   82,071[1]
September 18 3:00 PM at Arizona* No. 20 Arizona StadiumTucson, AZ FSN W 9–7   50,275[1]
September 25 5:00 PM Penn State No. 20 Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI ESPN W 16–3   82,179[1]
October 2 1:00 PM Illinois No. 20 Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI W 24–7   82,306[1]
October 9 2:30 PM at No. 18 Ohio State No. 15 Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH ABC W 24–13   105,090[1]
October 16 4:30 PM at No. 5 Purdue No. 10 Ross–Ade StadiumWest Lafayette, IN ESPN2 W 20–17   65,196[1]
October 23 11:00 AM Northwestern No. 6 Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI ESPN W 24–12   82,468[1]
November 6 2:30 PM Minnesotadagger No. 5 Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI (Paul Bunyan's Axe) ABC W 38–14   83,069[1]
November 13 2:30 PM at Michigan State No. 4 Spartan StadiumEast Lansing, MI ABC L 14–49   76,697[1]
November 20 3:30 PM at No. 17 Iowa No. 9 Kinnick StadiumIowa City, IA (Rivalry) ESPN L 7–30   70,397[1]
January 1 10:00 AM vs. No. 8 Georgia* No. 16 Raymond James StadiumTampa, FL (Outback Bowl) ESPN L 21–24   62,414[1]
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.

Regular starters[edit]

Players selected in the 2005 NFL Draft[edit]

Player Position Round Overall Selection NFL Team
Erasmus James Defensive End 1 18 Minnesota Vikings
Scott Starks Cornerback 3 87 Jacksonville Jaguars
Dan Buenning Guard 4 107 Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Jonathan Welsh Defensive End 5 148 Indianapolis Colts
Anttaj Hawthorne Defensive Tackle 6 175 Oakland Raiders
Jason Jefferson Defensive Tackle 6 193 New Orleans Saints
Anthony Davis Running Back 7 243 Indianapolis Colts

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l "Game-by-Game Statistics". University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Athletics. Retrieved September 17, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-10-07. Retrieved 2009-10-07.