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1896 Wisconsin Badgers football
Big Ten Champions
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
1896 record7–1–1 (2–0–1 Big Ten)
Head coachPhilip King (1st season)
Home stadiumRandall Field
Seasons
← 1895
1897 →
1896 Western Conference football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Wisconsin 2 0 1     7 1 1
Michigan 2 1 0     9 1 0
Northwestern 2 1 1     6 1 2
Chicago 3 2 0     15 2 1
Minnesota 1 2 0     8 2 0
Illinois 0 2 1     4 2 1
Purdue 0 2 1     4 2 1
† – Conference champion

The 1896 Wisconsin Badgers football team represented the University of Wisconsin–Madison in the 1896 college football season. 1896 was the first season in which the Badgers participated in the newly created Western Conference. The 1896 squad was the conference's first football champion.

ScheduleEdit

Date Time Opponent Site Result
October 10* Lake Forest Randall FieldMadison, WI W 34–0  
October 14* Madison High School Randall Field • Madison, WI W 18–0  
October 17* Rush Medical Randall Field • Madison, WI W 50–0  
October 24* Grinnell Randall Field • Madison, WI W 54–6  
October 31* at Beloit Beloit, WI W 6–0  
November 7 Chicago Randall Field • Madison, WI W 24–0  
November 21 Minnesota Randall Field • Madison, WI W 6–0  
November 26 at Northwestern Evanston, IL T 6–6  
December 19* vs. Carlisle Chicago ColiseumChicago, IL L 8–18  
*Non-Conference Game. All times are in Central Time.

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