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1957 Big Ten Conference Leaders

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Record: 49-40-2, .549 W-L% (4th of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 10.60 (1st of 12) ▪ SOS: 8.65 (1st of 12)

Conference Champion: Ohio State

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

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions
1. Randy Duncan (IA) 70
2. Tom Haller (IL) 51
3. Jim Ninowski (MIST) 45
4. Tom McDonald (IN) 43
5. Jim Van Pelt (MI) 42
6. Chip Holcomb (NWEST) 41
7. John Talley (NWEST) 34
8. Sidney Williams (WI) 25
9. Stan Noskin (MI) 24
10. Ross Fichtner (PUR) 23
11. Frank Kremblas* (OHST) 20
12. Bob Cox (MN) 19
  Mike Panitch (MIST) 19
14. Bob Spoo (PUR) 12
  Dale Hackbart (WI) 12
16. Bob Hickey (IL) 11
17. Jim Reese (MN) 10
  Dick Larson (MN) 10
19. Andrew Okulovich* (OHST) 7
  Wayne Jones (PUR) 7
Pass Attempts
1. Tom McDonald (IN) 123
2. Randy Duncan (IA) 119
3. Tom Haller (IL) 100
4. Chip Holcomb (NWEST) 91
5. Jim Van Pelt (MI) 80
6. Jim Ninowski (MIST) 79
7. John Talley (NWEST) 69
8. Ross Fichtner (PUR) 58
9. Sidney Williams (WI) 54
10. Bob Cox (MN) 53
11. Stan Noskin (MI) 52
12. Frank Kremblas* (OHST) 47
13. Bob Spoo (PUR) 44
14. Mike Panitch (MIST) 33
15. Dale Hackbart (WI) 31
16. Jim Reese (MN) 29
17. Bob Hickey (IL) 26
18. Dick Larson (MN) 22
19. Tom Kendrick (IN) 20
20. Larry Bielat (MIST) 16
Passing Yards
1. Randy Duncan (IA) 1124
2. Jim Ninowski (MIST) 718
3. Tom Haller (IL) 675
4. Jim Van Pelt (MI) 629
5. Tom McDonald (IN) 544
6. Sidney Williams (WI) 451
7. Chip Holcomb (NWEST) 395
8. Ross Fichtner (PUR) 355
9. Stan Noskin (MI) 344
10. Frank Kremblas* (OHST) 337
11. John Talley (NWEST) 289
12. Bob Cox (MN) 268
13. Mike Panitch (MIST) 267
14. Bob Hickey (IL) 246
15. Bob Spoo (PUR) 229
16. Dale Hackbart (WI) 161
17. Dick Larson (MN) 157
18. Jim Reese (MN) 129
19. Wayne Jones (PUR) 105
20. Steve Filipowski (IN) 103
Passing Touchdowns
1. Randy Duncan (IA) 10
2. Jim Van Pelt (MI) 7
3. Jim Ninowski (MIST) 6
4. Tom Haller (IL) 5
5. Bob Cox (MN) 4
  Ross Fichtner (PUR) 4
  Sidney Williams (WI) 4
8. Frank Kremblas* (OHST) 3
  Dick Larson (MN) 3
10. Bob Spoo (PUR) 2
  Mike Panitch (MIST) 2
Passing Interceptions
1. Tom McDonald (IN) 15
2. Randy Duncan (IA) 12
3. Sidney Williams (WI) 9
4. Chip Holcomb (NWEST) 8
5. Bob Spoo (PUR) 7
6. Ross Fichtner (PUR) 6
  Tom Haller (IL) 6
8. Bob Cox (MN) 5
  Stan Noskin (MI) 5
  John Talley (NWEST) 5
11. Jim Reese (MN) 3
  Jim Ninowski (MIST) 3
  John Spidel (MI) 3
  Tom Kendrick (IN) 3
  Jim Van Pelt (MI) 3
16. Olen Treadway (IA) 2
  Steve Filipowski (IN) 2
  Larry Bielat (MIST) 2
  Dale Hackbart (WI) 2
  Ron Bossrock (IA) 2
Rush Attempts
1. Don Clark* (OHST) 132
2. Jim Pace (MI) 123
3. Bob White* (OHST) 114
4. Walt Kowalczyk (MIST) 101
5. Blanche Martin (MIST) 100
6. Bobby Mitchell (IL) 99
7. Danny Lewis (WI) 95
8. Dick LeBeau* (OHST) 85
9. Bob Cox (MN) 84
10. Bill Gravel (IA) 83
11. Ray Nitschke (IL) 79
  Melvin Dillard (PUR) 79
  Frank Kremblas* (OHST) 79
14. Ron Burton (NWEST) 74
  Willmer Fowler (NWEST) 74
16. Bob Jarus (PUR) 72
17. Galen Cisco* (OHST) 70
18. Brad Myers (MI) 69
19. Collins Hagler (IA) 67
20. Bob Blakley (MN) 65
  Bob McKeiver (NWEST) 65
Rushing Yards
1. Don Clark* (OHST) 737
2. Jim Pace (MI) 664
3. Bob White* (OHST) 645
4. Danny Lewis (WI) 611
5. Walt Kowalczyk (MIST) 545
6. Blanche Martin (MIST) 528
7. Ray Nitschke (IL) 514
8. Bobby Mitchell (IL) 480
9. Collins Hagler (IA) 456
10. Art Johnson (MIST) 392
11. Ron Burton (NWEST) 389
12. Bill Happel (IA) 365
13. Dick LeBeau* (OHST) 360
14. Galen Cisco* (OHST) 350
15. Bob Blakley (MN) 324
16. Dale Hackbart (WI) 319
17. Bob Cox (MN) 315
18. John Nocera (IA) 314
19. Willmer Fowler (NWEST) 283
20. Jack Delveaux (IL) 280
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1. Collins Hagler (IA) 6.8
2. Ray Nitschke (IL) 6.5
3. Danny Lewis (WI) 6.4
4. Bill Happel (IA) 6.4
5. Bob White* (OHST) 5.7
6. Don Clark* (OHST) 5.6
7. Jim Pace (MI) 5.4
8. Walt Kowalczyk (MIST) 5.4
9. Blanche Martin (MIST) 5.3
10. Ron Burton (NWEST) 5.3
11. Galen Cisco* (OHST) 5.0
12. Bob Blakley (MN) 5.0
13. Bobby Mitchell (IL) 4.8
14. Jack Delveaux (IL) 4.4
15. Don Gilbert (MIST) 4.4
16. Dick LeBeau* (OHST) 4.2
17. Bob Zeman (WI) 4.1
18. Bob Jarus (PUR) 3.9
19. Willmer Fowler (NWEST) 3.8
20. Bob Cox (MN) 3.8
Rushing Touchdowns
1. Walt Kowalczyk (MIST) 9
2. Frank Kremblas* (OHST) 8
  Don Clark* (OHST) 8
4. Jim Pace (MI) 7
  Dick LeBeau* (OHST) 7
6. Art Johnson (MIST) 6
  Blanche Martin (MIST) 6
  Dale Hackbart (WI) 6
9. Danny Lewis (WI) 5
10. Sidney Williams (WI) 4
  Bill Happel (IA) 4
  Randy Duncan (IA) 4
13. Ron Steiner (WI) 3
  Ray Jauch (IA) 3
  Stan Noskin (MI) 3
  Collins Hagler (IA) 3
  Bob Zeman (WI) 3
  John Nocera (IA) 3
  Don Horn (IA) 3
  Joe Cannavino* (OHST) 3
Receptions
1. Jim Gibbons (IA) 36
2. Dave Kaiser (MIST) 19
3. Bob McKeiver (NWEST) 16
4. Fred Williamson (NWEST) 15
  Gary Prahst (MI) 15
6. Dave Whitsell (IN) 14
  Tony Aloisio (IN) 14
8. Tom Franckhauser (PUR) 12
  Danny Lewis (WI) 12
  Rich Kreitling (IL) 12
11. Rod Hanson (IL) 11
  Jim Pace (MI) 11
  Sam Williams (MIST) 11
  Early Hill Jr. (WI) 11
15. John Aveni (IN) 10
16. Brad Myers (MI) 9
  Dick Moser (NWEST) 9
  Walter Johnson (MI) 9
19. Bob Ptacek (MI) 8
  Mark Johnston (NWEST) 8
  Art Johnson (MIST) 8
  Don Grothe (IL) 8
  Don Norton (IA) 8
  Don Horn (IA) 8
Receiving Yards
1. Jim Gibbons (IA) 587
2. Dave Whitsell (IN) 290
3. Dave Kaiser (MIST) 267
4. Sam Williams (MIST) 236
5. Gary Prahst (MI) 233
6. Tom Franckhauser (PUR) 228
7. Rich Kreitling (IL) 203
8. Early Hill Jr. (WI) 197
9. Rod Hanson (IL) 173
10. Danny Lewis (WI) 171
11. Fred Williamson (NWEST) 168
12. Brad Myers (MI) 159
13. Don Norton (IA) 154
14. Tony Aloisio (IN) 138
15. Walt Kowalczyk (MIST) 128
16. Jim Houston* (OHST) 126
17. Dick Brooks (PUR) 124
18. Walter Johnson (MI) 122
  Jim Pace (MI) 122
20. Bob McKeiver (NWEST) 120
Receiving Yards Per Reception
1. Jim Gibbons (IA) 16.3
2. Dave Kaiser (MIST) 14.1
Receiving Touchdowns
1. Jim Gibbons (IA) 4
2. Sam Williams (MIST) 3
3. Don Norton (IA) 2
  Tom Franckhauser (PUR) 2
  Brad Myers (MI) 2
  Dave Bowers (MI) 2
  Bob Prescott (IA) 2
  Dave Whitsell (IN) 2
  George Sessi (IA) 2
  Jim Pace (MI) 2
  Rich Kreitling (IL) 2
  Early Hill Jr. (WI) 2
  Gary Prahst (MI) 2
  Dick Brooks (PUR) 2
Plays From Scrimmage
1. Don Clark* (OHST) 137
2. Jim Pace (MI) 134
3. Bob White* (OHST) 114
4. Walt Kowalczyk (MIST) 108
5. Danny Lewis (WI) 107
6. Blanche Martin (MIST) 106
7. Bobby Mitchell (IL) 103
8. Dick LeBeau* (OHST) 92
9. Bill Gravel (IA) 85
10. Bob Cox (MN) 84
11. Willmer Fowler (NWEST) 81
  Ray Nitschke (IL) 81
  Bob McKeiver (NWEST) 81
14. Melvin Dillard (PUR) 79
  Frank Kremblas* (OHST) 79
16. Brad Myers (MI) 78
17. Ron Burton (NWEST) 74
18. Bob Jarus (PUR) 72
19. Galen Cisco* (OHST) 70
20. Collins Hagler (IA) 68
  Bob Ptacek (MI) 68
Yards From Scrimmage
1. Don Clark* (OHST) 800
2. Jim Pace (MI) 786
3. Danny Lewis (WI) 782
4. Walt Kowalczyk (MIST) 673
5. Bob White* (OHST) 645
6. Blanche Martin (MIST) 608
7. Jim Gibbons (IA) 587
8. Ray Nitschke (IL) 534
9. Bobby Mitchell (IL) 512
10. Collins Hagler (IA) 464
11. Art Johnson (MIST) 463
12. Dick LeBeau* (OHST) 451
13. Brad Myers (MI) 411
14. Bill Happel (IA) 397
15. Ron Burton (NWEST) 389
16. Willmer Fowler (NWEST) 375
17. Bob McKeiver (NWEST) 360
18. John Nocera (IA) 359
19. Dave Whitsell (IN) 351
20. Galen Cisco* (OHST) 350
Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1. Jim Pace (MI) 9
  Walt Kowalczyk (MIST) 9
  Don Clark* (OHST) 9
4. Frank Kremblas* (OHST) 8
  Dick LeBeau* (OHST) 8
6. Art Johnson (MIST) 7
  Blanche Martin (MIST) 7
8. Dale Hackbart (WI) 6
  Danny Lewis (WI) 6
10. Brad Myers (MI) 4
  Jim Gibbons (IA) 4
  Sidney Williams (WI) 4
  Bill Happel (IA) 4
  Randy Duncan (IA) 4
15. Don Horn (IA) 3
  John Nocera (IA) 3
  Bob Zeman (WI) 3
  Collins Hagler (IA) 3
  George Sessi (IA) 3
  Stan Noskin (MI) 3
  Ray Jauch (IA) 3
  Ron Steiner (WI) 3
  Joe Cannavino* (OHST) 3
  Sam Williams (MIST) 3
Total Plays
1. Tom McDonald (IN) 155
2. Randy Duncan (IA) 154
3. Tom Haller (IL) 143
4. Don Clark* (OHST) 138
5. Bob Cox (MN) 137
6. Jim Pace (MI) 126
  Frank Kremblas* (OHST) 126
8. John Talley (NWEST) 123
9. Sidney Williams (WI) 117
10. Jim Van Pelt (MI) 116
11. Bob White* (OHST) 114
12. Jim Ninowski (MIST) 113
13. Walt Kowalczyk (MIST) 101
14. Blanche Martin (MIST) 100
15. Bobby Mitchell (IL) 99
  Chip Holcomb (NWEST) 99
17. Stan Noskin (MI) 96
18. Danny Lewis (WI) 95
  Ross Fichtner (PUR) 95
20. Dick LeBeau* (OHST) 90
Total Yards
1. Randy Duncan (IA) 1183
2. Don Clark* (OHST) 788
3. Tom Haller (IL) 724
4. Sidney Williams (WI) 661
5. Jim Pace (MI) 656
6. Bob White* (OHST) 645
7. Jim Van Pelt (MI) 637
8. Jim Ninowski (MIST) 633
9. Danny Lewis (WI) 611
10. Tom McDonald (IN) 593
11. Bob Cox (MN) 583
12. Frank Kremblas* (OHST) 575
13. Walt Kowalczyk (MIST) 545
14. Blanche Martin (MIST) 528
15. Ray Nitschke (IL) 514
16. Bobby Mitchell (IL) 480
  Dale Hackbart (WI) 480
18. Collins Hagler (IA) 456
19. Stan Noskin (MI) 414
20. Mike Panitch (MIST) 393
Total Touchdowns
1. Randy Duncan (IA) 14
2. Frank Kremblas* (OHST) 11
3. Walt Kowalczyk (MIST) 9
  Don Clark* (OHST) 9
5. Sidney Williams (WI) 8
  Jim Van Pelt (MI) 8
7. Dick LeBeau* (OHST) 7
  Jim Pace (MI) 7
9. Dale Hackbart (WI) 6
  Art Johnson (MIST) 6
  Blanche Martin (MIST) 6
  Jim Ninowski (MIST) 6
13. Danny Lewis (WI) 5
  Tom Haller (IL) 5
15. Bob Cox (MN) 4
  Stan Noskin (MI) 4
  Ross Fichtner (PUR) 4
  Bill Happel (IA) 4
19. John Nocera (IA) 3
  Mike Panitch (MIST) 3
  Bob Zeman (WI) 3
  Dick Larson (MN) 3
  Collins Hagler (IA) 3
  Ray Jauch (IA) 3
  Ron Steiner (WI) 3
  Joe Cannavino* (OHST) 3
  Don Horn (IA) 3