Eddie Cochems (1994)


  • Three-sport participant at UW (football, track and baseball) from 1898-1901
  • Badgers posted a 35-4-1 record during his four seasons of play
  • Credited with four touchdowns in a 54-0 win over Notre Dame in 1900
  • Tallied three touchdowns vs. Chicago in 1901, including a 100-yard kickoff return
  • Served as the head football coach at North Dakota State from 1902-03
  • Returned to Madison as an assistant coach at Wisconsin in 1904, before taking over as head coach at Clemson in 1905
  • Credited with developing the forward pass while coaching at St. Louis University in 1906
  • Inducted into the Madison Sports Hall of Fame in 1968