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1959 Wisconsin Badgers football
Big Ten Champions
Rose Bowl, L 44-8 vs. Washington
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 6[1]
APNo. 6[2]
1959 record7-3 (5-2 Big Ten)
Head coachMilt Bruhn (4th season)
Home stadiumCamp Randall Stadium
Seasons
← 1958
1960 →
1959 Big Ten football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#6/6 Wisconsin 5 2 0     7 3 0
#NR/16 Michigan State 4 2 0     5 4 0
Purdue 4 2 1     5 2 2
#13/12 Illinois 4 2 1     5 3 1
Northwestern 4 3 0     6 3 0
Iowa 3 3 0     5 4 0
Michigan 3 4 0     4 5 0
Indiana 2 4 1     4 4 1
Ohio State 2 4 1     3 5 1
Minnesota 1 6 0     2 7 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 1959 Wisconsin Badgers football team represented the University of Wisconsin in the 1959 college football season, and in the 1960 Rose Bowl as the champions of the Big Ten Conference.

SeasonEdit

Schedule and resultsEdit

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 26* Stanford #8 Camp Randall StadiumMadison, WI W 16-14   41,892
October 3* Marquette #12 Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI W 44-6   47,970
October 10 at #7 Purdue #9 Ross-Ade StadiumWest Lafayette, IN L 0-21   41,542
October 17 #9 Iowa Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI W 25-16   64,256
October 24 #20 Ohio State #12 Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI W 12-3   55,440
October 31 at Michigan #10 Michigan StadiumAnn Arbor, MI W 19-10   68,063
November 7 at #2 Northwestern #9 Dyche StadiumEvanston, IL W 24-19   55,282
November 14† Illinois #7 Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI L 6-9   56,028
November 21 at Minnesota #9 Memorial StadiumMinneapolis, MN (Paul Bunyan's Axe) W 11-7   53,647
January 1* vs. #8 Washington #6 Rose Bowl StadiumPasadena, CA (1960 Rose Bowl) L 8-44   100,089
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

Team players in the 1960 NFL DraftEdit

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Dale Hackbart Back 5 51 Green Bay Packers
Jerry Stalcup Guard 6 62 Los Angeles Rams
Dan Lanphear Tackle 8 90 Pittsburgh Steelers
Jim Heinke Tackle 16 190 San Francisco 49ers
Bob Nelson Center 20 235 Cleveland Browns
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