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1953 Wisconsin Badgers football team

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1953 Wisconsin Badgers football team

Conference Big Ten Conference
Coaches #14
AP #15
1953 record 6–2–1 (4–1–1 Big Ten)
Head coach Ivy Williamson (5th year)
Home stadium Camp Randall Stadium

The 1953 Wisconsin Badgers football team represented the University of Wisconsin–Madison in the 1953 college football season.


Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 26 Penn State* Camp Randall StadiumMadison, WI W 20–0   48,374
October 3 Marquette* #16 Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI W 13–11   51,363
October 9 at #6 UCLA* Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, CA L 0–13   52,887
October 17 at Purdue Ross–Ade StadiumWest Lafayette, IN W 28–19   36,500
October 24 Ohio State Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI L 19–20   52,819
October 31 Iowa Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI W 10–6   52,819
November 7 at Northwestern Dyche StadiumEvanston, IL W 34–13   40,000
November 14 #3 Illinois Camp Randall Stadium • Madison, WI W 34–7   52,887
November 21 at Minnesota #8 Memorial StadiumMinneapolis, MN (Paul Bunyan's Axe) T 21–21   61,154
*Non-conference game. Homecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

Team players in the 1954 NFL Draft

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Wendell Gulseth Tackle 12 132 New York Giants
Roger Dornburg Back 13 152 Washington Redskins
Jerry Witt Back 19 224 Washington Redskins
Jim Haluska Back 30 354 Chicago Bears


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