1970 Wisconsin Badgers football
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
1970 record4–5–1 (3–4 Big Ten)
Head coachJohn Jardine (1st season)
Home stadiumCamp Randall Stadium
Seasons
← 1969
1971 →
1970 Big Ten football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#5/2 Ohio State 7 0 0     9 1 0
#9/7 Michigan 6 1 0     9 1 0
Northwestern 6 1 0     6 4 0
Iowa 3 3 1     3 6 1
Wisconsin 3 4 0     4 5 1
Michigan State 3 4 0     4 6 0
Minnesota 2 4 1     3 6 1
Purdue 2 5 0     4 6 0
Illinois 1 6 0     3 7 0
Indiana 1 6 0     1 9 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 1970 Wisconsin Badgers football team represented the University of Wisconsin–Madison in the 1970 college football season.

Schedule[edit | edit source]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 19* at #18 Oklahoma Oklahoma Memorial StadiumNorman, OK L 7–21   58,100
September 26* TCU Camp Randall StadiumMadison, WI T 14–14   61,538
October 3* #16 Penn State Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI W 29–16   55,204
October 10 at Iowa Iowa StadiumIowa City, IA L 14–24   53,622
October 17 Northwestern Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI L 14–24   65,278
October 24 at Indiana Seventeenth Street Football StadiumBloomington, IN W 30–12   48,643
October 31† #5 Michigan Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI L 15–29   72,389
November 7 #3 Ohio State Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI L 7–24   72,758
November 14 at Illinois Memorial StadiumChampaign, IL W 29–17   36,569
November 21 Minnesota Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI (Paul Bunyan's Axe) W 39–14   50,167
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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Game notes[edit | edit source]

Penn State[edit | edit source]

by Quarter 1 2 3 4 Total
Penn State 3 7 6 0 16
Wisconsin 0 7 9 13 29

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Team players in the 1971 NFL Draft[edit | edit source]

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Bill Gregory Defensive Tackle 3 77 Dallas Cowboys
Dan Crooks Defensive Back 13 319 Atlanta Falcons

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. "Wisconsin Badgers Index". sports-reference.com. http://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/wisconsin. Retrieved 2011-07-28.
  2. "Penn State Dumped, 29-16." Palm Beach Post. 1970 Oct 4.
  3. http://www.pro-football-reference.com/draft/1971.htm
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