Wisconsin football: A look at the 30 best games in school history
The Wisconsin football team has played 1,200 games since the program began back in 1889, and Badger of Honor will dive into the best of the best from all that action, looking for the 30 best games in school history.
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Looking back at the course of more than 125 of Badgers football, picking out just 30 games isn’t an easy task. Its even tougher considering information fating back to the early 1900s is tough to come by. Luckily, the Badgers have offered plenty to choose from as of late, as the program, dating back to the late 90s, is as strong as it’s ever been.
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Wisconsin has seen plenty of highs in its history, and has played to many nail-biting finishes and blowout wins. The Badgers have huge bowl game victories and gritty losses to tough opponents. With marquee players leading the way, the Badgers have set numerous NCAA and Big Ten records during their tenure, and many of those big games will be featured on this list.
You’ll see Rose Bowl victories and defeats, rivalry triumphs and night-game heroics. This list features some of the Badgers most important wins in school history, as well as some losses that marked big steps forward for the Badgers.
While we have worked hard to pick 30 of the best games in the school’s history, this list is by no means perfect. We want to hear from you: Which game did we leave off that deserved recognition? Which game is the first that comes to your mind when you think “Badgers football.” What highlight, recent or aged, plays over and over in your head?
Let us know which Badgers games you remember as the best the school has seen in the comments below as we dive into the top 30 games in the history of Wisconsin football.
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