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1965 Big Ten Conference Leaders

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Record: 48-49-3, .495 W-L% (7th 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 Completions
1. Bob Griese (PUR) 142
2. Charles Burt (WI) 121
3. John Hankinson (MN) 112
4. Don Unverferth (OHST) 99
5. Steve Juday* (MIST) 95
  Gary Snook (IA) 95
7. Fred Custardo (IL) 90
8. Frank Stavroff (IN) 74
9. Wally Gabler (MI) 58
10. Denny Boothe (NWEST) 42
11. Dick Vidmer (MI) 32
12. Dave Milam (NWEST) 27
13. Gary Tofil (IN) 25
14. John Boyajian (WI) 19
15. Chuck Roland (IA) 13
16. Phil Schooley (IA) 6
  Doug Holcomb (PUR) 6
18. Rich Erickson (IL) 5
19. Jimmy Raye* (MIST) 3
20. Carl Ward (MI) 2
  Jesse Kaye (WI) 2
  Arnold Fontes (OHST) 2
Pass Attempts
1. Bob Griese (PUR) 238
2. Charles Burt (WI) 235
3. Gary Snook (IA) 230
4. John Hankinson (MN) 216
5. Don Unverferth (OHST) 191
6. Steve Juday* (MIST) 186
7. Fred Custardo (IL) 170
8. Frank Stavroff (IN) 159
9. Wally Gabler (MI) 125
10. Denny Boothe (NWEST) 102
11. Dick Vidmer (MI) 68
12. Gary Tofil (IN) 56
13. Dave Milam (NWEST) 52
14. John Boyajian (WI) 35
15. Chuck Roland (IA) 33
16. Phil Schooley (IA) 23
17. Rich Erickson (IL) 12
  Doug Holcomb (PUR) 12
19. Jesse Kaye (WI) 9
20. Jimmy Raye* (MIST) 6
  Arnold Fontes (OHST) 6
Pass Completion Percentage
1. Bob Griese (PUR) 59.7
2. Fred Custardo (IL) 52.9
3. John Hankinson (MN) 51.9
4. Don Unverferth (OHST) 51.8
5. Charles Burt (WI) 51.5
6. Steve Juday* (MIST) 51.1
7. Frank Stavroff (IN) 46.5
8. Gary Snook (IA) 41.3
Passing Yards
1. Bob Griese (PUR) 1719
2. John Hankinson (MN) 1483
3. Steve Juday* (MIST) 1253
4. Charles Burt (WI) 1143
5. Fred Custardo (IL) 1124
6. Don Unverferth (OHST) 1061
7. Frank Stavroff (IN) 1045
8. Gary Snook (IA) 1009
9. Wally Gabler (MI) 825
10. Denny Boothe (NWEST) 487
11. Dick Vidmer (MI) 472
12. Gary Tofil (IN) 352
13. Dave Milam (NWEST) 337
14. John Boyajian (WI) 235
15. Chuck Roland (IA) 153
16. Rick Venturi (NWEST) 80
17. Doug Holcomb (PUR) 69
  Phil Schooley (IA) 69
19. Rich Erickson (IL) 63
20. Jimmy Raye* (MIST) 43
Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Bob Griese (PUR) 7.2
2. John Hankinson (MN) 6.9
3. Steve Juday* (MIST) 6.7
4. Fred Custardo (IL) 6.6
5. Frank Stavroff (IN) 6.6
6. Don Unverferth (OHST) 5.6
7. Charles Burt (WI) 4.9
8. Gary Snook (IA) 4.4
Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Bob Griese (PUR) 6.6
2. Fred Custardo (IL) 5.3
3. Steve Juday* (MIST) 5.1
4. John Hankinson (MN) 4.4
5. Don Unverferth (OHST) 3.6
6. Frank Stavroff (IN) 3.3
7. Charles Burt (WI) 1.1
Passing Touchdowns
1. Fred Custardo (IL) 11
  Bob Griese (PUR) 11
3. John Hankinson (MN) 9
4. Frank Stavroff (IN) 8
5. Steve Juday* (MIST) 7
6. Charles Burt (WI) 5
7. Wally Gabler (MI) 4
  Don Unverferth (OHST) 4
  Gary Snook (IA) 4
10. Denny Boothe (NWEST) 2
  Gary Tofil (IN) 2
Passing Interceptions
1. Gary Snook (IA) 23
2. Charles Burt (WI) 22
3. John Hankinson (MN) 16
4. Frank Stavroff (IN) 15
5. Fred Custardo (IL) 10
  Don Unverferth (OHST) 10
  Steve Juday* (MIST) 10
8. Denny Boothe (NWEST) 9
9. Bob Griese (PUR) 8
10. Dick Vidmer (MI) 7
11. Dave Milam (NWEST) 5
12. Gary Tofil (IN) 4
13. John Boyajian (WI) 3
14. Wally Gabler (MI) 2
  Chuck Roland (IA) 2
  Doug Holcomb (PUR) 2
Passing Efficiency Rating
1. Bob Griese (PUR) 128.9
2. Fred Custardo (IL) 118.1
3. Steve Juday* (MIST) 109.3
4. John Hankinson (MN) 108.5
5. Frank Stavroff (IN) 99.5
6. Don Unverferth (OHST) 94.9
7. Charles Burt (WI) 80.6
8. Gary Snook (IA) 63.9
Rush Attempts
1. Jim Grabowski (IL) 252
2. Clinton Jones* (MIST) 185
3. Bob McKelvey (NWEST) 175
4. Tom Barrington (OHST) 139
  Dave Fisher (MI) 139
6. Willard Sander (OHST) 134
7. Bob Apisa* (MIST) 126
8. Dwight Lee* (MIST) 124
9. Gordon Teter (PUR) 123
10. Carl Ward (MI) 112
11. Bob Griese (PUR) 111
12. Joe Holmberg (MN) 106
13. John Hankinson (MN) 105
  Fred Custardo (IL) 105
15. Randy Minniear (PUR) 98
16. Terry Cole (IN) 91
17. Charles Burt (WI) 90
18. Silas McKinnie (IA) 89
19. Tom Jankowski (WI) 86
  Woody Campbell (NWEST) 86
Rushing Yards
1. Jim Grabowski (IL) 1258
2. Clinton Jones* (MIST) 900
3. Bob Apisa* (MIST) 715
4. Carl Ward (MI) 639
5. Bob McKelvey (NWEST) 587
6. Dave Fisher (MI) 575
7. Tom Barrington (OHST) 554
8. Willard Sander (OHST) 530
9. Gordon Teter (PUR) 490
10. Dwight Lee* (MIST) 452
11. Woody Campbell (NWEST) 373
12. Joe Holmberg (MN) 352
13. Randy Minniear (PUR) 349
14. Ron Rector (NWEST) 345
15. Cyril Pinder (IL) 287
16. Silas McKinnie (IA) 286
  Terry Cole (IN) 286
18. David Colburn (MN) 273
19. Tom Jankowski (WI) 271
20. Wally Gabler (MI) 265
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1. Carl Ward (MI) 5.7
2. Bob Apisa* (MIST) 5.7
3. Jim Grabowski (IL) 5.0
4. Clinton Jones* (MIST) 4.9
5. Woody Campbell (NWEST) 4.3
6. Ron Rector (NWEST) 4.2
7. Dave Fisher (MI) 4.1
8. Tom Barrington (OHST) 4.0
9. Gordon Teter (PUR) 4.0
10. Willard Sander (OHST) 4.0
11. Dwight Lee* (MIST) 3.6
12. John Kuzniewski (PUR) 3.6
13. Randy Minniear (PUR) 3.6
14. John Ginter (IN) 3.5
15. Bob McKelvey (NWEST) 3.4
16. Joe Holmberg (MN) 3.3
17. Silas McKinnie (IA) 3.2
18. Tom Jankowski (WI) 3.2
19. Terry Cole (IN) 3.1
20. Wally Gabler (MI) 3.1
Rushing Touchdowns
1. Clinton Jones* (MIST) 10
  Bob Apisa* (MIST) 10
3. Willard Sander (OHST) 8
  Bob McKelvey (NWEST) 8
  John Kuzniewski (PUR) 8
6. Jim Grabowski (IL) 7
  John Hankinson (MN) 7
  Wally Gabler (MI) 7
9. Tom Barrington (OHST) 6
10. Cyril Pinder (IL) 5
  Ron Rector (NWEST) 5
12. Bob Griese (PUR) 4
  Joe Holmberg (MN) 4
14. Richard Peterson (MN) 3
  Dave Fisher (MI) 3
  Ron Bess (IL) 3
  Steve Juday* (MIST) 3
  Gordon Teter (PUR) 3
19. Jim Detwiler (MI) 2
  Dwight Lee* (MIST) 2
  Carl Ward (MI) 2
  Sam Price (IL) 2
  David Colburn (MN) 2
Receptions
1. Jack Clancy (MI) 52
2. Bob Hadrick (PUR) 47
  John Wright (IL) 47
4. Gene Washington* (MIST) 44
  Bill Malinchak (IN) 44
6. Karl Noonan (IA) 43
7. Dennis Lager (WI) 39
8. Jim Finley (PUR) 33
9. Louis Jung (WI) 32
10. Bill Fritz (WI) 31
  Kenny Last (MN) 31
12. Cas Banaszek (NWEST) 30
13. Jim Beirne (PUR) 29
  Bo Rein (OHST) 29
15. Clinton Jones* (MIST) 27
16. Billy Anders (OHST) 25
17. Aaron Brown (MN) 24
18. Cliff Wilder (IA) 23
19. Greg Lashutka (OHST) 22
20. Steve Smith (MI) 21
  Rich O'Hara (IA) 21
Receiving Yards
1. Jack Clancy (MI) 762
2. John Wright (IL) 755
3. Gene Washington* (MIST) 719
4. Bill Malinchak (IN) 699
5. Bob Hadrick (PUR) 562
6. Karl Noonan (IA) 545
7. Kenny Last (MN) 463
8. Jim Finley (PUR) 424
9. Dennis Lager (WI) 396
10. Jim Beirne (PUR) 384
11. Aaron Brown (MN) 333
  Cas Banaszek (NWEST) 333
13. Bo Rein (OHST) 328
14. Louis Jung (WI) 326
15. Clinton Jones* (MIST) 314
  Steve Smith (MI) 314
17. Bill Fritz (WI) 271
18. Billy Anders (OHST) 244
19. Kent Kramer (MN) 232
20. Cliff Wilder (IA) 231
Receiving Yards Per Reception
1. Gene Washington* (MIST) 16.3
2. John Wright (IL) 16.1
3. Bill Malinchak (IN) 15.9
4. Steve Smith (MI) 15.0
5. Kenny Last (MN) 14.9
6. Jack Clancy (MI) 14.7
7. Aaron Brown (MN) 13.9
8. Jim Beirne (PUR) 13.2
9. Jim Finley (PUR) 12.8
10. Karl Noonan (IA) 12.7
11. Kent Kramer (MN) 12.2
12. Bob Hadrick (PUR) 12.0
13. Clinton Jones* (MIST) 11.6
14. Bo Rein (OHST) 11.3
15. Cas Banaszek (NWEST) 11.1
16. Rich O'Hara (IA) 11.0
17. Greg Lashutka (OHST) 10.3
18. Louis Jung (WI) 10.2
19. Dennis Lager (WI) 10.2
20. Cliff Wilder (IA) 10.0
Receiving Touchdowns
1. Bill Malinchak (IN) 7
2. Jack Clancy (MI) 5
3. Gene Washington* (MIST) 4
  Jim Beirne (PUR) 4
  John Wright (IL) 4
  Bill Fritz (WI) 4
7. Ron Bess (IL) 3
  Ray Whitlow (MN) 3
9. Clinton Jones* (MIST) 2
  Cliff Wilder (IA) 2
  Larry Jordan (IL) 2
  Kent Kramer (MN) 2
  Louis Jung (WI) 2
  Jim Finley (PUR) 2
Plays From Scrimmage
1. Jim Grabowski (IL) 255
2. Clinton Jones* (MIST) 212
3. Bob McKelvey (NWEST) 175
4. Tom Barrington (OHST) 148
5. Willard Sander (OHST) 143
6. Dave Fisher (MI) 141
7. Gordon Teter (PUR) 135
8. Dwight Lee* (MIST) 133
9. Bob Apisa* (MIST) 132
10. Carl Ward (MI) 115
11. Bob Griese (PUR) 111
12. Randy Minniear (PUR) 108
13. Joe Holmberg (MN) 106
14. John Hankinson (MN) 105
  Fred Custardo (IL) 105
16. Terry Cole (IN) 100
17. Tom Jankowski (WI) 92
18. Charles Burt (WI) 90
19. Silas McKinnie (IA) 89
20. Ron Rector (NWEST) 88
Yards From Scrimmage
1. Jim Grabowski (IL) 1280
2. Clinton Jones* (MIST) 1214
3. Bob Apisa* (MIST) 808
4. Jack Clancy (MI) 762
5. John Wright (IL) 755
6. Bill Malinchak (IN) 738
7. Gene Washington* (MIST) 719
8. Carl Ward (MI) 676
9. Tom Barrington (OHST) 621
10. Gordon Teter (PUR) 620
11. Bob Hadrick (PUR) 614
12. Willard Sander (OHST) 609
13. Dave Fisher (MI) 590
14. Bob McKelvey (NWEST) 587
15. Karl Noonan (IA) 546
16. Bo Rein (OHST) 529
17. Dwight Lee* (MIST) 514
18. Kenny Last (MN) 498
19. Ron Rector (NWEST) 470
20. Dennis Lager (WI) 428
Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1. Clinton Jones* (MIST) 12
2. Bob Apisa* (MIST) 10
3. Willard Sander (OHST) 8
  Bob McKelvey (NWEST) 8
  John Kuzniewski (PUR) 8
6. Bill Malinchak (IN) 7
  Jim Grabowski (IL) 7
  John Hankinson (MN) 7
  Wally Gabler (MI) 7
10. Ron Bess (IL) 6
  Tom Barrington (OHST) 6
  Cyril Pinder (IL) 6
  Ron Rector (NWEST) 6
14. Jack Clancy (MI) 5
15. Bill Fritz (WI) 4
  Dave Fisher (MI) 4
  Gordon Teter (PUR) 4
  John Wright (IL) 4
  Jim Beirne (PUR) 4
  Joe Holmberg (MN) 4
  Gene Washington* (MIST) 4
  Bob Griese (PUR) 4
  Richard Peterson (MN) 4
Total Plays
1. Bob Griese (PUR) 349
2. Charles Burt (WI) 325
3. John Hankinson (MN) 321
4. Gary Snook (IA) 295
5. Fred Custardo (IL) 275
6. Steve Juday* (MIST) 253
7. Jim Grabowski (IL) 252
8. Don Unverferth (OHST) 229
9. Wally Gabler (MI) 210
  Frank Stavroff (IN) 210
11. Clinton Jones* (MIST) 185
12. Bob McKelvey (NWEST) 175
13. Denny Boothe (NWEST) 160
14. Dave Fisher (MI) 139
  Tom Barrington (OHST) 139
16. Willard Sander (OHST) 134
17. Bob Apisa* (MIST) 126
18. Gordon Teter (PUR) 124
  Dwight Lee* (MIST) 124
20. Carl Ward (MI) 115
Total Yards
1. Bob Griese (PUR) 1784
2. John Hankinson (MN) 1623
3. Steve Juday* (MIST) 1380
4. Jim Grabowski (IL) 1258
5. Fred Custardo (IL) 1244
6. Wally Gabler (MI) 1090
7. Frank Stavroff (IN) 1063
8. Gary Snook (IA) 1024
9. Charles Burt (WI) 1023
10. Don Unverferth (OHST) 945
11. Clinton Jones* (MIST) 900
12. Bob Apisa* (MIST) 715
13. Carl Ward (MI) 646
14. Bob McKelvey (NWEST) 587
15. Dave Fisher (MI) 575
16. Tom Barrington (OHST) 554
17. Willard Sander (OHST) 530
18. Denny Boothe (NWEST) 504
19. Gordon Teter (PUR) 490
20. Dick Vidmer (MI) 462
Total Touchdowns
1. John Hankinson (MN) 16
2. Bob Griese (PUR) 15
3. Fred Custardo (IL) 12
4. Wally Gabler (MI) 11
5. Clinton Jones* (MIST) 10
  Bob Apisa* (MIST) 10
  Steve Juday* (MIST) 10
8. Willard Sander (OHST) 8
  Frank Stavroff (IN) 8
  Bob McKelvey (NWEST) 8
  John Kuzniewski (PUR) 8
12. Jim Grabowski (IL) 7
13. Tom Barrington (OHST) 6
14. Cyril Pinder (IL) 5
  Ron Rector (NWEST) 5
  Charles Burt (WI) 5
17. Gary Snook (IA) 4
  Don Unverferth (OHST) 4
  Joe Holmberg (MN) 4
20. Dave Fisher (MI) 3
  Richard Peterson (MN) 3
  Denny Boothe (NWEST) 3
  Carl Ward (MI) 3
  Gordon Teter (PUR) 3
  Ron Bess (IL) 3