Wisconsin Badgers announce 2013 Football Schedule

By Kevin Kelley -
Camp Randall Stadium
Wisconsin has announced their 2013 football schedule. (Brace Hemmelgarn-US PRESSWIRE)

The Wisconsin Badgers officially announced their 2013 football schedule today, which includes a rumored home game against the BYU Cougars.

Wisconsin opens the 2013 season against UMass on Aug. 31, followed by a home game against Tennessee Tech on Sept. 7 and a trip to Arizona State on Sept. 14.

BYU travels to Camp Randall Stadium on Nov. 9 to complete the non-conference portion of Wisconsin’s 2013 schedule. The two schools are also in discussions for future games.

“I’m very excited because hopefully it’s something that will continue to grow from here,” Bielema said. “There have been talks beyond next year and that’s very intriguing to me.”

“Wisconsin is consistently among the top programs in the nation and we are excited to have them as a future opponent,” BYU director of athletics Tom Holmoe said. “I was on the 1980 BYU team that last went to Camp Randall Stadium and it is truly one of the great experiences in college football. We look forward to this game and ongoing relationship.”

The Badgers open up Big Ten play on Sept. 21 at home against Purdue. The game was initially set for Oct. 26, but was moved “with the cooperation of the Big Ten and Purdue.”

The following week, Wisconsin travels to face Ohio State (Sept. 28) and then has their first open date of the season (Oct. 5). The Badgers then host Northwestern (Oct. 12) and travel to Illinois (Oct. 19) before their second open date on Oct. 26.

The remainder of Wisconsin’s 2013 schedule includes at Iowa (Nov. 2), vs. BYU (Nov. 9), vs. Indiana (Nov. 16), at Minnesota (Nov. 23), and vs. Penn State (Nov. 30).

2013 Wisconsin Football Schedule

  • 08/31 – UMass
  • 09/07 – Tennessee Tech
  • 09/14 – at Arizona State
  • 09/21 – Purdue
  • 09/28 – at Ohio State
  • 10/05 – Open Date
  • 10/12 – Northwestern
  • 10/19 – at Illinois
  • 10/26 – Open Date
  • 11/02 – at Iowa
  • 11/09 – BYU
  • 11/16 – Indiana
  • 11/23 – at Minnesota
  • 11/30 – Penn State
  • 12/07 – Big Ten Championship

Comments (9)

not bad, two cupcakes at the beginning of the year, and then BYU and ASU. That is up from last year.

No Michigan or Michigan State? Beat Ohio State and they’ll be looking at a big bowl.

It’s supposed to be me as a simpson. When the simpson movie came out awhile back they “simpsonized” you.

whooaa!!!!!!!! Man with a tough schedule like Wisconsin’s next year Idk how they’ll ever get back to the Rose bowl to receive their annual ass whoopin. I mean UMass, Tennessee Tech,BYU?? and Indiana!!!!!!!! I just don’t know how they will ever pull it off next year

UW obviously has no control over the conference portion of the schedule, but missing Michigan, MSU and Nebraska is unreal. They did do a good job of compensating for that by scheduling BYU and ASU.

Playing BYU in November is a surprise. I can’t remember the last time a B1G team played a legit non-con game in November.

You have to schedule tougher games up top now if you want to play for the national championship. Watch what other schools are doing. UMASS and Tennessee Tech will not cut it.