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1968 Big Ten Conference Leaders

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Record: 50-50-0, .500 W-L% (2nd of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 7.19 (4th of 12) ▪ SOS: 7.85 (3rd of 12)

Conference Champion: Ohio State

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

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completion Percentage

1. Larry Lawrence (Iowa) 56.4
2. Mike Phipps (Purdue) 52.1
3. Phil Hagen (Minnesota) 47.8
4. Dennis Brown (Michigan) 47.6
5. Harry Gonso (Indiana) 46.6
6. Dave Shelbourne (Northwestern) 41.8
7. John Ryan (Wisconsin) 41.6
8. Bob Naponic (Illinois) 39.0

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Larry Lawrence (Iowa) 8.4
2. Dennis Brown (Michigan) 6.8
3. Harry Gonso (Indiana) 6.8
4. Mike Phipps (Purdue) 6.5
5. Dave Shelbourne (Northwestern) 5.4
6. Phil Hagen (Minnesota) 4.9
7. John Ryan (Wisconsin) 4.2
8. Bob Naponic (Illinois) 3.8

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Larry Lawrence (Iowa) 6.7
2. Dennis Brown (Michigan) 5.9
3. Harry Gonso (Indiana) 5.8
4. Mike Phipps (Purdue) 4.4
5. Phil Hagen (Minnesota) 3.1
6. Dave Shelbourne (Northwestern) 3.1
7. John Ryan (Wisconsin) 1.4
8. Bob Naponic (Illinois) 1.0

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Larry Lawrence (Iowa) 130.1
2. Harry Gonso (Indiana) 117.0
3. Dennis Brown (Michigan) 113.5
4. Mike Phipps (Purdue) 101.8
5. Phil Hagen (Minnesota) 87.2
6. Dave Shelbourne (Northwestern) 83.7
7. John Ryan (Wisconsin) 68.2
8. Bob Naponic (Illinois) 61.0

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Bob Pernell (Indiana) 6.2
2. Ed Podolak (Iowa) 6.1
3. Ron Johnson (Michigan) 5.5
4. Jim Kirkpatrick (Purdue) 5.4
5. Tim Sullivan (Iowa) 5.2
6. Leroy Keyes (Purdue) 5.2
7. John Isenbarger (Indiana) 5.1
8. Barry Mayer (Minnesota) 5.1
9. Rick Thompson (Indiana) 4.8
10. Jim Otis* (Ohio State) 4.5
11. Jim Carter (Minnesota) 4.4
12. Tom Love (Michigan State) 4.1
13. Rex Kern* (Ohio State) 4.1
14. Perry Williams (Purdue) 4.0
15. Rich Johnson (Illinois) 4.0
16. David Brungard* (Ohio State) 4.0
17. Ken Bargo (Illinois) 3.9
18. George Kemp (Minnesota) 3.8
19. Bob Olson (Northwestern) 3.8
20. Garvie Craw (Michigan) 3.8

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Barry Crees (Iowa) 18.2
2. Al Bream (Iowa) 17.9
3. Chip Litten (Minnesota) 17.8
4. Bruce Hubbard (Northwestern) 16.7
5. Allen Brenner (Michigan State) 16.5
6. Jade Butcher (Indiana) 16.2
7. Frank Foreman (Michigan State) 15.7
8. Jerry Imsland (Michigan) 14.2
9. Jan White* (Ohio State) 13.5
10. Jim Mandich (Michigan) 13.5
11. Bob Dillingham (Purdue) 13.0
12. Leroy Keyes (Purdue) 13.0
13. Al Gage (Indiana) 12.4
14. Ray Manning (Iowa) 12.2
15. Ray Parson (Minnesota) 11.1
16. Mel Reddick (Wisconsin) 11.0
17. Doug Dieken (Illinois) 10.6
18. Bruce Jankowski* (Ohio State) 10.6

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Ron Johnson (Michigan) 1568
2. Leroy Keyes (Purdue) 1431
3. Ed Podolak (Iowa) 1125
4. Jim Otis* (Ohio State) 1067
5. Rich Johnson (Illinois) 1041
6. John Isenbarger (Indiana) 782
7. Tim Sullivan (Iowa) 751
8. Tom Love (Michigan State) 746
9. Jade Butcher (Indiana) 717
10. Barry Mayer (Minnesota) 690
11. Larry Zelina* (Ohio State) 665
12. Bob Pernell (Indiana) 639
13. Perry Williams (Purdue) 624
14. Barry Crees (Iowa) 579
15. Jim Mandich (Michigan) 565
16. Bruce Hubbard (Northwestern) 551
17. Rex Kern* (Ohio State) 534
18. Al Bream (Iowa) 518
19. Chip Litten (Minnesota) 481
20. Jim Kirkpatrick (Purdue) 469