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1961 Wisconsin Badgers football
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 18
1961 record6–3 (4–3 Big Ten)
Head coachMilt Bruhn (6th season)
Home stadiumCamp Randall Stadium
Seasons
← 1960
1962 →
1961 Big Ten football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#2/2 Ohio State 6 0 0     8 0 1
#6/6 Minnesota 6 1 0     8 2 0
#8/9 Michigan State 5 2 0     7 2 0
#12/11 Purdue 4 2 0     6 3 0
#NR/18 Wisconsin 4 3 0     6 3 0
Michigan 3 3 0     6 3 0
Iowa 2 4 0     5 4 0
Northwestern 2 4 0     4 5 0
Indiana 0 6 0     2 7 0
Illinois 0 7 0     0 9 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 1961 Wisconsin Badgers football team represented the University of Wisconsin–Madison in the 1961 college football season.

ScheduleEdit

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 23* Utah Camp Randall StadiumMadison, WI W 7–0   36,325
September 30 #10 Michigan State Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI L 0–20   50,584
October 7 at Indiana Seventeenth Street Football StadiumBloomington, IN W 6–3   23,270
October 14* Oregon State Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI W 23–20   45,274
October 21 at #4 Iowa Kinnick StadiumIowa City, IA L 15–47   60,150
October 28† #6 Ohio State Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI L 21–30   58,144
November 11 at Northwestern Dyche StadiumEvanston, IL L 29–10   46,203
November 18 Illinois Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI W 55–7   45,122
November 25 at #3 Minnesota Memorial StadiumMinneapolis, MN (Paul Bunyan's Axe) W 23–21   66,232
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.
[1]

Team players in the 1962 NFL DraftEdit

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Jim Bakken Kicker 7 88 Los Angeles Rams
Ron Staley End 17 226 Minnesota Vikings
[2]

Team players in the 1962 AFL DraftEdit

Player Position Round AFL Club
None

ReferencesEdit

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