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1952 Wisconsin Badgers football
Big Ten Co-Champions
Rose Bowl, L 7-0 vs. USC
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 10
APNo. 11
1952 record6-3-1 (4-1-1 Big Ten)
Head coachIvy Williamson (4th season)
Home stadiumCamp Randall Stadium
Seasons
← 1951
1953 →
1952 Big Ten football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#11/10 Wisconsin § 4 1 1     6 3 1
#18/12 Purdue § 4 1 1     4 3 2
#17/15 Ohio State 5 2 0     6 3 0
Michigan 4 2 0     5 4 0
Minnesota 3 1 2     4 3 2
Illinois 2 5 0     4 5 0
Northwestern 2 5 0     2 6 1
Iowa 2 5 0     2 7 0
Indiana 1 5 0     2 7 0
§ – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 1952 Wisconsin Badgers football team represented the University of Wisconsin in the 1952 college football season. The Badgers offense scored 228 points while the defense allowed 150 points.

SeasonEdit

  • The Badgers tied Minnesota, and neither team claimed Paul Bunyan's Axe.
  • Wisconsin played in the 1953 Rose Bowl, the program's first Rose Bowl appearance.
  • Wisconsin spent one week at #1 in the AP Poll for the first and only time its history (since 1936, with the inception of the AP Poll).

ScheduleEdit

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 27* Marquette #7 Camp Randall StadiumMadison, WI W 42-19   51,303
October 4 #2 Illinois #8 Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI W 20-6   52,071
October 11 at Ohio State #1 Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH L 14-23   80,345
October 18 at Iowa #12 Iowa StadiumIowa City, IA W 42-13   45,050
October 25* #8 UCLA #10 Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI L 7-20   52,131
November 1* at Rice #18 Rice StadiumHouston, TX W 21-7   36,000
November 8† Northwestern #18 Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI W 24-20   52,131
November 15 at Indiana #15 Memorial StadiumBloomington, IN W 37-14   22,000
November 22 Minnesota #13 Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI (Paul Bunyan's Axe) T 21-21   52,131
January 1* vs. #5 USC #11 Rose Bowl StadiumPasadena, CA (1953 Rose Bowl) L 0-7   101,500
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

Team players in the NFLEdit

Player Position Draft Year Round Pick NFL Club
Bob Kennedy Back 1953 6 67 Green Bay Packers
Charley Berndt Tackle 1953 10 111 Chicago Cardinals
Harland Carl Back 1953 14 161 Chicago Bears
Dave Suminski Tackle 1953 15 171 Washington Redskins
Alan Ameche Back 1955 1 3 Baltimore Colts

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