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1967 Big Ten Conference Year Summary

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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)

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Indiana 9 2 0 .818 6 1 0 .857 17.9 14.5 8.97 4.33
Minnesota 8 2 0 .800 6 1 0 .857 16.3 10.6 9.68 2.48
Purdue 8 2 0 .800 6 1 0 .857 29.1 15.4 18.30 7.00
Ohio State 6 3 0 .667 5 2 0 .714 16.1 13.3 4.62 0.73
Illinois 4 6 0 .400 3 4 0 .429 14.3 21.3 1.71 6.11
Michigan 4 6 0 .400 3 4 0 .429 14.4 17.9 -0.05 2.75
Michigan State 3 7 0 .300 3 4 0 .429 17.3 19.3 5.26 8.96
Northwestern 3 7 0 .300 2 5 0 .286 14.9 21.3 -0.44 4.16
Iowa 1 8 1 .150 0 6 1 .071 16.1 27.7 -3.43 6.37
Wisconsin 0 9 1 .050 0 6 1 .071 12.0 22.4 -7.81 3.49

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/18 9/25 10/2 10/9 10/16 10/23 10/30 11/6 11/13 11/20 Final
Indiana             10 7 6 5   4
Purdue     10 4 2 2 7 6 5 3 3 9
Michigan State 3 3                    

1 Bowl Game

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1968-01-01 Rose Bowl Southern California 14 Indiana 3 Rose Bowl (Pasadena, CA)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions

1. Mike Phipps (PUR) 118
2. Bill Melzer (NWEST) 101
3. Dennis Brown (MI) 82
4. John Boyajian (WI) 79
  Ed Podolak (IA) 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

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

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

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. Mike Cilek (IA) 4
  Jimmy Raye (MIST) 4
8. John Boyajian (WI) 3
  Dean Volkman (IL) 3
  Leroy Keyes (PUR) 3
  John Isenbarger (IN) 3
  Dana Woodring (NWEST) 3

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. Harry Gonso (IN) 8
  Curt Wilson (MN) 8
8. Dennis Brown (MI) 7
  Mike Phipps (PUR) 7
  John Ryan (WI) 7

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

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

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

Rushing Touchdowns

1. Leroy Keyes (PUR) 13
2. Perry Williams (PUR) 11
3. Curt Wilson (MN) 8
4. Rich Johnson (IL) 6
  Dwight Lee (MIST) 6
  Chico Kurzawski (NWEST) 6
  Ron Johnson (MI) 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

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

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

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

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

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Ron Johnson (MI) 233
2. Rich Johnson (IL) 197
3. Leroy Keyes (PUR) 194
  Chico Kurzawski (NWEST) 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

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

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. Dwight Lee (MIST) 6
  Rich Johnson (IL) 6
9. Bill Melzer (NWEST) 5
  Al Bream (IA) 5
  Jim Beirne (PUR) 5
  William Long (OHST) 5
  John Isenbarger (IN) 5

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

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

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