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1967 Big Ten Conference Leaders

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Record: 46-52-2, .470 W-L% (10th of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 3.68 (4th of 12) ▪ SOS: 4.64 (3rd of 12)

Conference Champion: Indiana, Minnesota and Purdue

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

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions

1. Mike Phipps (PUR) 118
2. Bill Melzer (NWEST) 101
3. Dennis Brown (MI) 82
4. Ed Podolak (IA) 79
  John Boyajian (WI) 79
6. Dean Volkman (IL) 77
7. Harry Gonso (IN) 67
8. John Ryan (WI) 62
9. Mike Cilek (IA) 61
10. William Long (OHST) 44
11. Jimmy Raye (MIST) 42
12. Dick Vidmer (MI) 38
13. Curt Wilson (MN) 33
14. Bill Feraco (MIST) 32
15. Phil Hagen (MN) 27
16. Dana Woodring (NWEST) 20
17. Bob Naponic (IL) 13
18. Don Kiepert (PUR) 11
  Kevin Rusnak (OHST) 11
20. Ray Stephens (MN) 10

Pass Attempts

1. Mike Phipps (PUR) 243
2. Bill Melzer (NWEST) 215
3. Dean Volkman (IL) 183
4. Ed Podolak (IA) 162
5. Dennis Brown (MI) 155
6. John Boyajian (WI) 152
7. Harry Gonso (IN) 143
8. Mike Cilek (IA) 135
9. John Ryan (WI) 132
10. Jimmy Raye (MIST) 107
11. William Long (OHST) 102
12. Dick Vidmer (MI) 89
13. Curt Wilson (MN) 76
14. Bill Feraco (MIST) 72
15. Phil Hagen (MN) 56
16. Dana Woodring (NWEST) 48
17. Ray Stephens (MN) 36
18. Bob Naponic (IL) 29
19. Kevin Rusnak (OHST) 21
20. Don Kiepert (PUR) 20

Pass Completion Percentage

1. Dennis Brown (MI) 52.9
2. John Boyajian (WI) 52.0
3. Ed Podolak (IA) 48.8
4. Mike Phipps (PUR) 48.6
5. Bill Melzer (NWEST) 47.0
6. Harry Gonso (IN) 46.9
7. Dean Volkman (IL) 42.1

Passing Yards

1. Mike Phipps (PUR) 1800
2. Bill Melzer (NWEST) 1146
3. Ed Podolak (IA) 1014
4. Dean Volkman (IL) 1005
5. John Boyajian (WI) 966
6. Harry Gonso (IN) 931
7. Dennis Brown (MI) 928
8. Mike Cilek (IA) 734
9. John Ryan (WI) 647
10. Jimmy Raye (MIST) 580
11. William Long (OHST) 563
12. Curt Wilson (MN) 543
13. Bill Feraco (MIST) 375
14. Dick Vidmer (MI) 374
15. Phil Hagen (MN) 337
16. Dana Woodring (NWEST) 270
17. Mike Perry (IN) 157
18. Ray Stephens (MN) 150
19. John Isenbarger (IN) 132
20. Don Kiepert (PUR) 131

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Mike Phipps (PUR) 7.4
2. Harry Gonso (IN) 6.5
3. John Boyajian (WI) 6.4
4. Ed Podolak (IA) 6.3
5. Dennis Brown (MI) 6.0
6. Dean Volkman (IL) 5.5
7. Bill Melzer (NWEST) 5.3

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Mike Phipps (PUR) 7.0
2. Harry Gonso (IN) 5.3
3. Dennis Brown (MI) 4.7
4. Ed Podolak (IA) 4.4
5. John Boyajian (WI) 4.1
6. Dean Volkman (IL) 2.9
7. Bill Melzer (NWEST) 2.1

Passing Touchdowns

1. Mike Phipps (PUR) 11
2. Harry Gonso (IN) 9
3. Curt Wilson (MN) 6
  Dennis Brown (MI) 6
5. Ed Podolak (IA) 5
6. Jimmy Raye (MIST) 4
  Mike Cilek (IA) 4
8. John Boyajian (WI) 3
  Dean Volkman (IL) 3
  Leroy Keyes (PUR) 3
  John Isenbarger (IN) 3
  Dana Woodring (NWEST) 3
13. William Long (OHST) 2
  Phil Hagen (MN) 2
  John Ryan (WI) 2

Passing Interceptions

1. Bill Melzer (NWEST) 16
2. Dean Volkman (IL) 12
3. Ed Podolak (IA) 9
  Jimmy Raye (MIST) 9
  John Boyajian (WI) 9
6. Curt Wilson (MN) 8
  Harry Gonso (IN) 8
8. Dennis Brown (MI) 7
  Mike Phipps (PUR) 7
  John Ryan (WI) 7
11. Dick Vidmer (MI) 6
  Mike Cilek (IA) 6
13. William Long (OHST) 4
  Phil Hagen (MN) 4
15. Bill Feraco (MIST) 3
  Don Kiepert (PUR) 3
  Ray Stephens (MN) 3
18. John Isenbarger (IN) 2
  Bob Bess (IL) 2
  Gerald Ehrsam (OHST) 2
  Dana Woodring (NWEST) 2

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Mike Phipps (PUR) 120.0
2. Harry Gonso (IN) 111.1
3. Dennis Brown (MI) 106.9
4. Ed Podolak (IA) 100.4
5. John Boyajian (WI) 100.0
6. Dean Volkman (IL) 80.5
7. Bill Melzer (NWEST) 78.4

Rush Attempts

1. Ron Johnson (MI) 220
2. Rich Johnson (IL) 195
3. Perry Williams (PUR) 177
4. Harry Gonso (IN) 168
5. Silas McKinnie (IA) 166
6. Chico Kurzawski (NWEST) 165
7. Leroy Keyes (PUR) 149
8. Bob Olson (NWEST) 143
9. Jim Carter (MN) 142
10. Jim Otis (OHST) 141
11. Dennis Brown (MI) 137
12. John Isenbarger (IN) 120
13. Dwight Lee (MIST) 116
14. Ed Podolak (IA) 112
15. David Brungard (OHST) 110
16. Terry Cole (IN) 109
17. George Kemp (MN) 100
  Dave Jackson (IL) 100
19. John Smith (WI) 96
20. Jimmy Raye (MIST) 92

Rushing Yards

1. Ron Johnson (MI) 1005
2. Leroy Keyes (PUR) 986
3. Rich Johnson (IL) 768
4. Perry Williams (PUR) 746
5. Silas McKinnie (IA) 588
6. John Isenbarger (IN) 579
7. Jim Otis (OHST) 530
8. Jim Carter (MN) 519
9. Terry Cole (IN) 517
10. David Brungard (OHST) 515
11. Harry Gonso (IN) 512
12. Bob Olson (NWEST) 507
13. Dwight Lee (MIST) 497
14. Chico Kurzawski (NWEST) 477
15. John Smith (WI) 362
16. Dennis Brown (MI) 358
17. George Kemp (MN) 349
18. Dave Jackson (IL) 325
19. Ed Podolak (IA) 323
  Tim Sullivan (IA) 323

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Leroy Keyes (PUR) 6.6
2. John Isenbarger (IN) 4.8
3. Terry Cole (IN) 4.7
4. David Brungard (OHST) 4.7
5. Ron Johnson (MI) 4.6
6. Dwight Lee (MIST) 4.3
7. Perry Williams (PUR) 4.2
8. Lamarr Thomas (MIST) 4.2
9. Tim Sullivan (IA) 4.1
10. Rich Johnson (IL) 3.9
11. John Smith (WI) 3.8
12. Jim Otis (OHST) 3.8
13. Jim Carter (MN) 3.7
14. Mike Krivoshia (IN) 3.6
15. Bob Olson (NWEST) 3.5
16. Silas McKinnie (IA) 3.5
17. George Kemp (MN) 3.5
18. John Anstey (NWEST) 3.5
19. Paul Huff (OHST) 3.3
20. Dave Jackson (IL) 3.2

Rushing Touchdowns

1. Leroy Keyes (PUR) 13
2. Perry Williams (PUR) 11
3. Curt Wilson (MN) 8
4. Ron Johnson (MI) 6
  Chico Kurzawski (NWEST) 6
  Dwight Lee (MIST) 6
  Rich Johnson (IL) 6
8. William Long (OHST) 5
9. John Isenbarger (IN) 4
  Bill Melzer (NWEST) 4
  Dennis Brown (MI) 4
  Paul Huff (OHST) 4
  John Ryan (WI) 4
  Dave Jackson (IL) 4
15. Mike Krivoshia (IN) 3
  Harry Gonso (IN) 3
  Jimmy Raye (MIST) 3
  Jim Carter (MN) 3
  Rudolph Hubbard (OHST) 3
  John Boyajian (WI) 3

Receptions

1. Al Bream (IA) 55
2. Jim Berline (MI) 54
3. John Wright (IL) 52
4. Leroy Keyes (PUR) 45
  Jim Beirne (PUR) 45
6. Mel Reddick (WI) 42
7. Tom McCauley (WI) 37
8. Jade Butcher (IN) 35
9. Don Anderson (NWEST) 33
10. Barry Crees (IA) 32
11. Chico Kurzawski (NWEST) 29
12. Billy Anders (OHST) 28
13. Bill Fritz (WI) 27
14. Allen Brenner (MIST) 26
  Jim Mandich (MI) 26
16. Al Gage (IN) 21
  Charlie Sanders (MN) 21
18. John Gabler (MI) 20
19. Silas McKinnie (IA) 18
  Jeff Buckner (NWEST) 18
  Frank Waters (MIST) 18

Receiving Yards

1. Leroy Keyes (PUR) 758
2. Al Bream (IA) 703
3. John Wright (IL) 698
4. Jim Beirne (PUR) 643
5. Jim Berline (MI) 624
6. Jade Butcher (IN) 611
7. Tom McCauley (WI) 525
8. Mel Reddick (WI) 524
9. Barry Crees (IA) 520
10. Allen Brenner (MIST) 462
11. Billy Anders (OHST) 403
12. Don Anderson (NWEST) 376
13. Al Gage (IN) 343
14. Chico Kurzawski (NWEST) 326
15. Chip Litten (MN) 296
16. Charlie Sanders (MN) 276
17. Jim Mandich (MI) 256
18. Bill Fritz (WI) 248
19. Bruce Hubbard (NWEST) 231
20. Frank Waters (MIST) 220

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Allen Brenner (MIST) 17.8
2. Jade Butcher (IN) 17.5
3. Leroy Keyes (PUR) 16.8
4. Al Gage (IN) 16.3
5. Barry Crees (IA) 16.2
6. Billy Anders (OHST) 14.4
7. Jim Beirne (PUR) 14.3
8. Tom McCauley (WI) 14.2
9. John Wright (IL) 13.4
10. Charlie Sanders (MN) 13.1
11. Al Bream (IA) 12.8
12. Mel Reddick (WI) 12.5
13. Jim Berline (MI) 11.6
14. Don Anderson (NWEST) 11.4
15. Chico Kurzawski (NWEST) 11.2
16. Jim Mandich (MI) 9.8
17. Bill Fritz (WI) 9.2
18. John Gabler (MI) 8.7

Receiving Touchdowns

1. Jade Butcher (IN) 10
2. Leroy Keyes (PUR) 6
3. Al Bream (IA) 5
  Jim Beirne (PUR) 5
5. Allen Brenner (MIST) 4
  John Wright (IL) 4
  Chip Litten (MN) 4
8. Bob Baltzell (PUR) 3
  Billy Anders (OHST) 3
  Jim Berline (MI) 3
11. Dick Schumitsch (WI) 2
  Mel Reddick (WI) 2
  Charlie Sanders (MN) 2
  Hubie Bryant (MN) 2

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Ron Johnson (MI) 233
2. Rich Johnson (IL) 197
3. Chico Kurzawski (NWEST) 194
  Leroy Keyes (PUR) 194
5. Silas McKinnie (IA) 184
6. Perry Williams (PUR) 177
7. Harry Gonso (IN) 168
8. Bob Olson (NWEST) 158
9. Jim Carter (MN) 151
10. Jim Otis (OHST) 148
11. Dennis Brown (MI) 137
12. John Isenbarger (IN) 126
13. Dwight Lee (MIST) 120
14. David Brungard (OHST) 116
15. Ed Podolak (IA) 112
16. Terry Cole (IN) 111
17. Dave Jackson (IL) 107
18. George Kemp (MN) 105
19. John Smith (WI) 99
20. Jimmy Raye (MIST) 92

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Leroy Keyes (PUR) 1744
2. Ron Johnson (MI) 1184
3. Chico Kurzawski (NWEST) 803
4. Rich Johnson (IL) 779
5. Perry Williams (PUR) 746
6. Silas McKinnie (IA) 745
7. Al Bream (IA) 703
8. John Wright (IL) 700
9. John Isenbarger (IN) 682
10. Jim Beirne (PUR) 643
11. Bob Olson (NWEST) 633
12. Jim Berline (MI) 624
13. Jim Carter (MN) 611
14. David Brungard (OHST) 605
15. Jade Butcher (IN) 603
16. Jim Otis (OHST) 578
17. Tom McCauley (WI) 537
18. Terry Cole (IN) 528
19. Dwight Lee (MIST) 526
20. Mel Reddick (WI) 524

Touchdowns From Scrimmage

1. Leroy Keyes (PUR) 19
2. Perry Williams (PUR) 11
3. Jade Butcher (IN) 10
4. Curt Wilson (MN) 8
5. Ron Johnson (MI) 7
  Chico Kurzawski (NWEST) 7
7. Rich Johnson (IL) 6
  Dwight Lee (MIST) 6
9. Jim Beirne (PUR) 5
  John Isenbarger (IN) 5
  Bill Melzer (NWEST) 5
  Al Bream (IA) 5
  William Long (OHST) 5
14. Bob Baltzell (PUR) 4
  John Ryan (WI) 4
  John Wright (IL) 4
  Allen Brenner (MIST) 4
  Paul Huff (OHST) 4
  Chip Litten (MN) 4
  Dennis Brown (MI) 4
  Dave Jackson (IL) 4

Total Plays

1. Mike Phipps (PUR) 329
2. Harry Gonso (IN) 311
3. Bill Melzer (NWEST) 294
4. Dennis Brown (MI) 292
5. Ed Podolak (IA) 274
6. Dean Volkman (IL) 241
7. John Ryan (WI) 222
8. Ron Johnson (MI) 220
9. Jimmy Raye (MIST) 199
10. Rich Johnson (IL) 195
11. John Boyajian (WI) 192
12. Perry Williams (PUR) 177
13. Chico Kurzawski (NWEST) 172
14. Silas McKinnie (IA) 166
  Mike Cilek (IA) 166
16. Curt Wilson (MN) 163
17. Leroy Keyes (PUR) 159
18. William Long (OHST) 157
19. Bob Olson (NWEST) 143
20. Jim Carter (MN) 142

Total Yards

1. Mike Phipps (PUR) 2020
2. Harry Gonso (IN) 1443
3. Ed Podolak (IA) 1337
4. Dennis Brown (MI) 1286
5. Bill Melzer (NWEST) 1205
6. Leroy Keyes (PUR) 1044
7. Ron Johnson (MI) 1005
8. Dean Volkman (IL) 995
9. John Boyajian (WI) 913
10. Jimmy Raye (MIST) 827
11. Curt Wilson (MN) 815
12. Rich Johnson (IL) 768
13. Perry Williams (PUR) 746
14. John Ryan (WI) 732
15. John Isenbarger (IN) 711
16. Mike Cilek (IA) 668
17. William Long (OHST) 622
18. Silas McKinnie (IA) 588
19. Chico Kurzawski (NWEST) 540
20. Jim Otis (OHST) 530

Total Touchdowns

1. Leroy Keyes (PUR) 16
2. Curt Wilson (MN) 14
3. Mike Phipps (PUR) 12
  Harry Gonso (IN) 12
5. Perry Williams (PUR) 11
6. Dennis Brown (MI) 10
7. Jimmy Raye (MIST) 7
  William Long (OHST) 7
  John Isenbarger (IN) 7
  Chico Kurzawski (NWEST) 7
11. Rich Johnson (IL) 6
  Ron Johnson (MI) 6
  Dwight Lee (MIST) 6
  John Boyajian (WI) 6
  John Ryan (WI) 6
16. Ed Podolak (IA) 5
  Bill Melzer (NWEST) 5
18. Paul Huff (OHST) 4
  Mike Cilek (IA) 4
  Dave Jackson (IL) 4