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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. Dean Volkman (IL) 3
  Leroy Keyes (PUR) 3
  John Boyajian (WI) 3
  Dana Woodring (NWEST) 3
  John Isenbarger (IN) 3
Passing Interceptions
1. Bill Melzer (NWEST) 16
2. Dean Volkman (IL) 12
3. John Boyajian (WI) 9
  Ed Podolak (IA) 9
  Jimmy Raye (MIST) 9
6. Harry Gonso (IN) 8
  Curt Wilson (MN) 8
8. John Ryan (WI) 7
  Dennis Brown (MI) 7
  Mike Phipps (PUR) 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. Ron Johnson (MI) 6
  Dwight Lee (MIST) 6
  Chico Kurzawski (NWEST) 6
  Rich Johnson (IL) 6
8. William Long (OHST) 5
9. Paul Huff (OHST) 4
  John Ryan (WI) 4
  Dave Jackson (IL) 4
  John Isenbarger (IN) 4
  Dennis Brown (MI) 4
  Bill Melzer (NWEST) 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. Billy Anders (OHST) 3
  Jim Berline (MI) 3
  Bob Baltzell (PUR) 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. Jim Beirne (PUR) 5
  Al Bream (IA) 5
  John Isenbarger (IN) 5
  William Long (OHST) 5
  Bill Melzer (NWEST) 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. Harry Gonso (IN) 12
  Mike Phipps (PUR) 12
5. Perry Williams (PUR) 11
6. Dennis Brown (MI) 10
7. John Isenbarger (IN) 7
  Jimmy Raye (MIST) 7
  William Long (OHST) 7
  Chico Kurzawski (NWEST) 7