2014 Wisconsin Badgers Football Schedule
There is never a dull moment playing in the Big 10 against some of the
toughest teams in the nation, but the Badgers always have a talented roster bursting with playmakers that can turn a game
on a dime. Come out and see all of the heart-pounding action as the Badgers look to pile up the wins and once again give their
passionate fan base a memorable season loaded with bench-gripping excitement. After winning nine games overall in 2013, the
Badgers and their fans know they can do even better in 2014, providing more than enough incentive to leave the couch behind
so you can get right into the heart of the action as the Badgers look to make their move this season.
Of course, it
definitely doesn't hurt that Camp Randall Stadium has been the backdrop for Badgers' football for almost a century, though
things have changed a bit since the early days. These days, you can see as many as 80,000 intense Badgers for the biggest
games of the season, providing an incredible backdrop for all of the most intense moments of the year for the Badgers. Games
against Maryland (Oct. 25), Nebraska (Nov. 15) and Minnesota (Nov. 29) are just a few of the matchups that you know you'll
want to be a part of, as Camp Randall Stadium will be rocking at every turn as the Badgers look to take home some huge conference
wins coming down the home stretch.
But it's not only about the home games either, as seeing the Badgers on the road
can be every bit as exciting as watching them win at home. Come out and see the Badgers take on teams like Rutgers (Nov. 1),
Purdue (Nov. 8) or Iowa (Nov. 22) and you'll be a part of an amazing atmosphere as the Badgers look to wrap up their season
on a high note. Whatever type of game experience you're looking for, the Badgers' schedule is sure to have something for you,
and it won't take you look to see what Badgers football is about once this team gets rolling this season.
Badgers Football History
Year in and year out, the Badgers always seem to be in the mix for a huge bowl game, which
tells you everything you need to know about this program. Wisconsin's most recent string of bowl game appearances have been
in the Rose Bowl in 2011, 2012, and 2013, which is sort of a big deal considering it's one of the most touted games every
single year. The Badgers also played in the Champs Sports Bowl in 2008 and 2009 and have made appearances in bowls such as
the Garden State Bowl, the Independence Bowl, the Hall of Fame Classic Bowl, the Copper Bowl, the Outback Bowl, the Sun Bowl,
the Alamo Bowl, the Music City Bowl and the Capital One Bowl. With one of the most prominent programs in the country, the
Badgers tend to have plenty of fanfare for a reason, and that's not likely to change anytime soon as the Badgers take aim
at the top of the standings once again this year.
The NCAA Football Experience
When your favorite team
storms the gridiron for an electrifying matchup against a rival, you'll understand the difference between seeing them on your
fancy TV and seeing them from the stands. Once you've seen the game the way it was meant to be seen, the TV experience suddenly
feels like taking a look at Mt. Everest on a postage stamp. With a game loaded with players that know how to put on a show,
you'll see first-hand why the college football has become the cream of the crop in American sports, with the Wisconsin Badgers
and their fans right in the middle of the action from season to season.
Wisconsin Badgers Football History
Badgers have been part of the Big Ten since the late 1800s, and the Wisconsin football team has taken home conference titles
in 1896, 1897, 1901, 1906, 1912, 1952, 1959, 1962, 1993, 1998, 1999, 2010, 2011, and 2012. Some of the greatest players in
the conference's history of also worn the colors of the Badgers, including Ron Dayne, Montee Ball, Russell Wilson, Lee Evans
and many, many more. Put it all together and this is a program that has gained a reputation for having some of the brightest
stars of both today and tomorrow on their roster from one year to the next, making them a consistent threat despite playing
in one of the toughest conferences in all of college football.
Wisconsin Badgers Football Trivia
the record for most rushing yards in a single game?
The answer of Ron Dayne, the dynamic back who ran wild against Hawaii
on Nov. 30, 1996, tallying 339 yards to set the all-time program record. Not only did Dayne dominate in that one game but
he also racked up 2,109 yards during the 1996 season – another program record – on his way to winning the Heisman.
Dayne would then go on to become the 11th overall draft pick in 2000, playing for the Giants, Broncos and Texans during his
Wisconsin Badgers Football Fans
When you're there in the middle of a nail-biter surrounded
by tens of thousands of excited fans, you'll understand loud and clear why it doesn't get any better than Badgers football.
Camp Randall Stadium is the place to find some of the most passionate football fans that you're going to find anywhere in
the country, but you're not really going to be able to appreciate that until you make it out to the stands to see it for yourself.
With the buzz of the crowd steadily rising for all of the crucial snaps of a big game, the atmosphere will simply be unbelievable
and the college football experience will completely speak for itself. We know the pros are great to watch too, but there is
something extra special about being there when it's only university pride and respect on the line, helping to make Big 10
football featuring the Badgers as good as spectator sports get.