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1961 Big Ten Conference Leaders

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Record: 52-38-1, .577 W-L% (6th of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 11.51 (1st of 12) ▪ SOS: 8.95 (1st of 12)

Conference Champion: Ohio State

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

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completion Percentage

1. Matt Szykowny (Iowa) 56.8
2. Ron Miller (Wisconsin) 52.5
3. Sandy Stephens* (Minnesota) 35.3

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Matt Szykowny (Iowa) 7.8
2. Ron Miller (Wisconsin) 7.5
3. Sandy Stephens* (Minnesota) 5.7

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Ron Miller (Wisconsin) 6.1
2. Matt Szykowny (Iowa) 3.9
3. Sandy Stephens* (Minnesota) 3.0

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Ron Miller (Wisconsin) 122.8
2. Matt Szykowny (Iowa) 117.0
3. Sandy Stephens* (Minnesota) 85.4

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Pat Richter (Wisconsin) 17.4
2. Cloyd Webb (Iowa) 17.0
3. Bill Olsavsky (Indiana) 13.9
4. Bill Whisler (Iowa) 13.6
5. Ron Staley (Wisconsin) 13.0