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1956 Big Ten Conference Leaders

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Record: 48-33-10, .582 W-L% (1st of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 12.49 (1st of 12) ▪ SOS: 9.61 (1st of 12)

Conference Champion: Iowa

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Illinois, Michigan, Michigan State and Ohio State)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Iowa, Michigan, Michigan State, Minnesota and Ohio State)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completion Percentage

1. Len Dawson (Purdue) 53.1

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Len Dawson (Purdue) 6.6

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Len Dawson (Purdue) 4.2

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Len Dawson (Purdue) 110.8

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Ron Kramer (Michigan) 19.6
2. Brad Bomba (Indiana) 13.1

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Melvin Dillard (Purdue) 972
2. Abe Woodson (Illinois) 856
3. Don Clark (Ohio State) 797
4. James Roseboro (Ohio State) 794
5. Bob McKeiver (Northwestern) 763
6. Bob Fee (Indiana) 695
7. Jim Pace (Michigan) 653
8. Danny Lewis (Wisconsin) 606
9. Bob Cox (Minnesota) 553
10. Dennis Mendyk (Michigan State) 548
11. Dale Smith (Illinois) 515
12. Ken Ploen* (Iowa) 487
13. John Herrnstein (Michigan) 475
14. Don Dobrino* (Iowa) 466
15. Tom Fletcher (Purdue) 459
16. Galen Cisco (Ohio State) 456
17. Terry Barr (Michigan) 432
18. Bill Happel* (Iowa) 430
19. Fred Harris* (Iowa) 429
20. Brad Bomba (Indiana) 407