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1970 Big Ten Conference Year Summary

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Record: 46-51-3, .475 W-L% (12th of 13) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 8.38 (5th of 13) ▪ SOS: 9.16 (3rd of 13)

Conference Champion: Ohio State

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

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Ohio State 9 1 0 .900 7 0 0 1.000 29.0 12.0 24.04 9.04
Michigan 9 1 0 .900 6 1 0 .857 28.8 9.0 22.12 7.62
Northwestern 6 4 0 .600 6 1 0 .857 23.3 16.1 13.90 9.50
Iowa 3 6 1 .350 3 3 1 .500 12.9 25.9 0.93 7.53
Wisconsin 4 5 1 .450 3 4 0 .429 19.8 19.5 9.09 8.89
Michigan State 4 6 0 .400 3 4 0 .429 19.0 21.5 7.56 10.66
Minnesota 3 6 1 .350 2 4 1 .357 18.0 23.7 3.24 10.34
Purdue 4 6 0 .400 2 5 0 .286 16.1 18.9 8.94 11.34
Illinois 3 7 0 .300 1 6 0 .143 16.5 27.9 2.53 9.43
Indiana 1 9 0 .100 1 6 0 .143 10.2 30.0 -8.55 7.25

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/14 9/21 9/28 10/5 10/12 10/19 10/26 11/2 11/9 11/16 11/23 11/30 12/7 Final
Ohio State 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 3 3 5 2 2 2 5
Michigan 8 8 10 9 7 6 5 5 5 5 4 8 7 7 9
Northwestern               20     18 18 19    

1 Bowl Game

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1971-01-01 Rose Bowl Stanford 27 Ohio State 17 Rose Bowl (Pasadena, CA)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completion Percentage

1. Neil Graff (Wisconsin) 47.7
2. Don Moorhead (Michigan) 45.8
3. Mike Rasmussen (Michigan State) 45.7
4. Craig Curry (Minnesota) 45.2
5. Maurie Daigneau (Northwestern) 43.1
6. Mike Wells (Illinois) 41.8

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Neil Graff (Wisconsin) 7.5
2. Mike Rasmussen (Michigan State) 6.8
3. Don Moorhead (Michigan) 6.1
4. Maurie Daigneau (Northwestern) 6.0
5. Craig Curry (Minnesota) 5.8
6. Mike Wells (Illinois) 5.3

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Neil Graff (Wisconsin) 7.8
2. Don Moorhead (Michigan) 5.6
3. Mike Rasmussen (Michigan State) 5.2
4. Maurie Daigneau (Northwestern) 4.4
5. Craig Curry (Minnesota) 3.9
6. Mike Wells (Illinois) 2.6

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Neil Graff (Wisconsin) 127.4
2. Mike Rasmussen (Michigan State) 106.3
3. Don Moorhead (Michigan) 105.0
4. Maurie Daigneau (Northwestern) 98.1
5. Craig Curry (Minnesota) 91.8
6. Mike Wells (Illinois) 85.6

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Leo Hayden* (Ohio State) 5.8
2. Rex Kern* (Ohio State) 5.3
3. Barry Mayer (Minnesota) 4.7
4. Otis Armstrong (Purdue) 4.7
5. Ernie Cook (Minnesota) 4.6
6. Billy Taylor (Michigan) 4.6
7. Rufus Ferguson (Wisconsin) 4.5
8. Preston Henry (Michigan) 4.5
9. Levi Mitchell (Iowa) 4.4
10. John Brockington* (Ohio State) 4.4

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Larry Mialik (Wisconsin) 21.3
2. Billy Joe DuPree (Michigan State) 19.1
3. Barry Pearson (Northwestern) 16.7
4. Kerry Reardon (Iowa) 16.2
5. Paul Staroba (Michigan) 14.8
6. Gordon Bowdell (Michigan State) 14.6
7. Doug Kingsriter (Minnesota) 13.9
8. Doug Dieken (Illinois) 13.8
9. Glenn Doughty (Michigan) 13.5
10. Darryl Stingley (Purdue) 12.4