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1972 Wisconsin Badgers football
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
1972 record4–7 (2–6 Big Ten)
Head coachJohn Jardine (3rd season)
Home stadiumCamp Randall Stadium
Seasons
← 1971
1973 →
1972 Big Ten football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#6/6 Michigan § 7 1 0     10 1 0
#9/3 Ohio State § 7 1 0     9 2 0
Purdue 6 2 0     6 5 0
Michigan State 5 2 1     5 5 1
Minnesota 4 4 0     4 7 0
Indiana 3 5 0     5 6 0
Illinois 3 5 0     3 8 0
Iowa 2 6 1     3 7 1
Wisconsin 2 6 0     4 7 0
Northwestern 1 8 0     2 9 0
§ – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 1972 Wisconsin Badgers football team represented the University of Wisconsin–Madison in the 1972 college football season.

UW Band forms an elephant at halftime of the Northwestern game

ScheduleEdit

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 16* Northern Illinois Camp Randall StadiumMadison, WI W 31–7   62,710
September 23* Syracuse Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI T 31–7   67,234
September 30* at LSU Tiger StadiumBaton Rouge, LA L 7–27   69,142
October 7 [[{{{school}}}|Northwestern]] Camp Randal Stadium • Madison, WI W 21–14   74,595
October 14 at Indiana Memorial StadiumBloomington, IN L 7–33   50,122
October 21 at Michigan State Spartan StadiumEast Lansing, MI L 0–31   62,638
October 28 #4 Ohio State Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI L 20–28   78,713
November 4† Iowa Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI W 16–14   78,723
November 11 at Purdue Ross-Ade StadiumWest Lafayette, IN L 6–27   53,507
November 18 at Illinois Memorial StadiumChampaign, IL L 7–27   45,703
November 25 Minnesota Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI (Paul Bunyan's Axe) L 6–14   60,746
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.
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Team players in the 1973 NFL DraftEdit

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Robert Storck Defensive Tackle 12 297 Los Angeles Rams
Rufus Ferguson Running Back 16 404 Atlanta Falcons
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ReferencesEdit

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