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1965 Big Ten Conference Leaders

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Record: 48-49-3, .495 W-L% (12th of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 10.05 (2nd of 12) ▪ SOS: 10.08 (2nd of 12)

Conference Champion: Michigan State

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

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completion Percentage

1. Bob Griese (Purdue) 59.7
2. Fred Custardo (Illinois) 52.9
3. John Hankinson (Minnesota) 51.9
4. Don Unverferth (Ohio State) 51.8
5. Charles Burt (Wisconsin) 51.5
6. Steve Juday* (Michigan State) 51.1
7. Frank Stavroff (Indiana) 46.5
8. Gary Snook (Iowa) 41.3

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Bob Griese (Purdue) 7.2
2. John Hankinson (Minnesota) 6.9
3. Steve Juday* (Michigan State) 6.7
4. Fred Custardo (Illinois) 6.6
5. Frank Stavroff (Indiana) 6.6
6. Don Unverferth (Ohio State) 5.6
7. Charles Burt (Wisconsin) 4.9
8. Gary Snook (Iowa) 4.4

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Bob Griese (Purdue) 6.6
2. Fred Custardo (Illinois) 5.3
3. Steve Juday* (Michigan State) 5.1
4. John Hankinson (Minnesota) 4.4
5. Don Unverferth (Ohio State) 3.6
6. Frank Stavroff (Indiana) 3.3
7. Charles Burt (Wisconsin) 1.1

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Bob Griese (Purdue) 128.9
2. Fred Custardo (Illinois) 118.1
3. Steve Juday* (Michigan State) 109.3
4. John Hankinson (Minnesota) 108.5
5. Frank Stavroff (Indiana) 99.5
6. Don Unverferth (Ohio State) 94.9
7. Charles Burt (Wisconsin) 80.6
8. Gary Snook (Iowa) 63.9

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Gene Washington* (Michigan State) 16.3
2. John Wright (Illinois) 16.1
3. Bill Malinchak (Indiana) 15.9
4. Steve Smith (Michigan) 15.0
5. Kenny Last (Minnesota) 14.9
6. Jack Clancy (Michigan) 14.7
7. Aaron Brown (Minnesota) 13.9
8. Jim Beirne (Purdue) 13.2
9. Jim Finley (Purdue) 12.8
10. Karl Noonan (Iowa) 12.7
11. Kent Kramer (Minnesota) 12.2
12. Bob Hadrick (Purdue) 12.0
13. Clinton Jones* (Michigan State) 11.6
14. Bo Rein (Ohio State) 11.3
15. Cas Banaszek (Northwestern) 11.1
16. Rich O'Hara (Iowa) 11.0
17. Greg Lashutka (Ohio State) 10.3
18. Louis Jung (Wisconsin) 10.2
19. Dennis Lager (Wisconsin) 10.2
20. Cliff Wilder (Iowa) 10.0