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1970 Big Ten Conference Year Summary

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Record: 46-51-3, .475 W-L% (9th 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 Completions
1. Craig Curry (MN) 103
2. Mike Rasmussen (MIST) 91
3. Maurie Daigneau (NWEST) 88
4. Don Moorhead (MI) 87
5. Neil Graff (WI) 83
6. Mike Wells (IL) 71
7. Ted McNulty (IN) 55
8. Rex Kern* (OHST) 45
9. Chuck Piebes (PUR) 44
10. Gary Danielson (PUR) 39
Pass Attempts
1. Craig Curry (MN) 228
2. Maurie Daigneau (NWEST) 204
3. Mike Rasmussen (MIST) 199
4. Don Moorhead (MI) 190
5. Neil Graff (WI) 174
6. Mike Wells (IL) 170
7. Ted McNulty (IN) 126
8. Kyle Skogman (IA) 105
9. Gary Danielson (PUR) 98
  Rex Kern* (OHST) 98
Pass Completion Percentage
1. Neil Graff (WI) 47.7
2. Don Moorhead (MI) 45.8
3. Mike Rasmussen (MIST) 45.7
4. Craig Curry (MN) 45.2
5. Maurie Daigneau (NWEST) 43.1
6. Mike Wells (IL) 41.8
Passing Yards
1. Mike Rasmussen (MIST) 1344
2. Craig Curry (MN) 1315
3. Neil Graff (WI) 1313
4. Maurie Daigneau (NWEST) 1228
5. Don Moorhead (MI) 1167
6. Mike Wells (IL) 906
7. Gary Danielson (PUR) 546
8. Ted McNulty (IN) 488
9. Roy Bash (IA) 473
10. Rex Kern* (OHST) 470
Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Neil Graff (WI) 7.5
2. Mike Rasmussen (MIST) 6.8
3. Don Moorhead (MI) 6.1
4. Maurie Daigneau (NWEST) 6.0
5. Craig Curry (MN) 5.8
6. Mike Wells (IL) 5.3
Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Neil Graff (WI) 7.8
2. Don Moorhead (MI) 5.6
3. Mike Rasmussen (MIST) 5.2
4. Maurie Daigneau (NWEST) 4.4
5. Craig Curry (MN) 3.9
6. Mike Wells (IL) 2.6
Passing Touchdowns
1. Neil Graff (WI) 11
2. Maurie Daigneau (NWEST) 10
3. Mike Rasmussen (MIST) 9
4. Don Moorhead (MI) 8
  Mike Wells (IL) 8
6. Craig Curry (MN) 6
7. Roy Bash (IA) 3
  Rex Kern* (OHST) 3
9. Gary Danielson (PUR) 2
Passing Interceptions
1. Mike Wells (IL) 14
2. Craig Curry (MN) 12
  Maurie Daigneau (NWEST) 12
  Ted McNulty (IN) 12
5. Mike Rasmussen (MIST) 11
6. Gary Danielson (PUR) 10
7. Kyle Skogman (IA) 9
8. Rex Kern* (OHST) 8
9. Chuck Piebes (PUR) 7
10. Don Moorhead (MI) 6
  Greg Brown (IN) 6
Passing Efficiency Rating
1. Neil Graff (WI) 127.4
2. Mike Rasmussen (MIST) 106.3
3. Don Moorhead (MI) 105.0
4. Maurie Daigneau (NWEST) 98.1
5. Craig Curry (MN) 91.8
6. Mike Wells (IL) 85.6
Rush Attempts
1. Mike Adamle (NWEST) 304
2. John Brockington* (OHST) 261
3. Otis Armstrong (PUR) 213
4. Levi Mitchell (IA) 205
5. Billy Taylor (MI) 197
6. Darrell Robinson (IL) 193
7. Eric Allen (MIST) 186
8. Al Robinson (NWEST) 174
9. Neil Graff (WI) 161
10. Tim Sullivan (IA) 147
Rushing Yards
1. Mike Adamle (NWEST) 1255
2. John Brockington* (OHST) 1142
3. Otis Armstrong (PUR) 1009
4. Billy Taylor (MI) 911
5. Levi Mitchell (IA) 900
6. Eric Allen (MIST) 811
7. Leo Hayden* (OHST) 767
8. Darrell Robinson (IL) 749
9. Rex Kern* (OHST) 597
10. Rufus Ferguson (WI) 588
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1. Leo Hayden* (OHST) 5.8
2. Rex Kern* (OHST) 5.3
3. Barry Mayer (MN) 4.7
4. Otis Armstrong (PUR) 4.7
5. Ernie Cook (MN) 4.6
6. Billy Taylor (MI) 4.6
7. Rufus Ferguson (WI) 4.5
8. Preston Henry (MI) 4.5
9. Levi Mitchell (IA) 4.4
10. John Brockington* (OHST) 4.4
Rushing Touchdowns
1. John Brockington* (OHST) 17
2. Billy Taylor (MI) 10
3. Eric Allen (MIST) 8
  Mike Adamle (NWEST) 8
5. Rex Kern* (OHST) 7
6. Stan Brown (PUR) 6
  Ernie Cook (MN) 6
  Tim Sullivan (IA) 6
  Fritz Seyferth (MI) 6
  Rufus Ferguson (WI) 6
Receptions
1. Doug Dieken (IL) 39
2. Paul Staroba (MI) 35
3. Gordon Bowdell (MIST) 34
4. Larry Mialik (WI) 33
  Barry Pearson (NWEST) 33
6. John Andrews (IN) 29
7. Kerry Reardon (IA) 27
8. Doug Kingsriter (MN) 26
9. Darryl Stingley (PUR) 23
10. Glenn Doughty (MI) 22
Receiving Yards
1. Larry Mialik (WI) 702
2. Barry Pearson (NWEST) 552
3. Doug Dieken (IL) 537
4. Paul Staroba (MI) 519
5. Gordon Bowdell (MIST) 495
6. Kerry Reardon (IA) 438
7. Billy Joe DuPree (MIST) 402
8. Doug Kingsriter (MN) 362
9. Glenn Doughty (MI) 298
10. Glenn Scolnik (IN) 291
Receiving Yards Per Reception
1. Larry Mialik (WI) 21.3
2. Billy Joe DuPree (MIST) 19.1
3. Barry Pearson (NWEST) 16.7
4. Kerry Reardon (IA) 16.2
5. Paul Staroba (MI) 14.8
6. Gordon Bowdell (MIST) 14.6
7. Doug Kingsriter (MN) 13.9
8. Doug Dieken (IL) 13.8
9. Glenn Doughty (MI) 13.5
10. Darryl Stingley (PUR) 12.4
Receiving Touchdowns
1. Larry Mialik (WI) 7
2. Gordon Bowdell (MIST) 4
  Barry Pearson (NWEST) 4
  Doug Dieken (IL) 4
5. Billy Joe DuPree (MIST) 3
6. Kerry Reardon (IA) 2
  Jim Lash (NWEST) 2
  Jan White* (OHST) 2
  Al Robinson (NWEST) 2
  Paul Staroba (MI) 2
  Terry Whittaker (WI) 2
  Mike Adamle (NWEST) 2
  Kevin Hamm (MN) 2
  John Kaiser (IL) 2
  Eric Allen (MIST) 2
  Albert Hannah (WI) 2
  Doug Kingsriter (MN) 2
  Fritz Seyferth (MI) 2
Plays From Scrimmage
1. Mike Adamle (NWEST) 318
2. John Brockington* (OHST) 273
3. Otis Armstrong (PUR) 226
4. Levi Mitchell (IA) 213
5. Billy Taylor (MI) 203
6. Eric Allen (MIST) 196
7. Darrell Robinson (IL) 194
8. Al Robinson (NWEST) 189
9. Neil Graff (WI) 162
10. Tim Sullivan (IA) 159
Yards From Scrimmage
1. Mike Adamle (NWEST) 1389
2. John Brockington* (OHST) 1206
3. Otis Armstrong (PUR) 1157
4. Billy Taylor (MI) 993
5. Levi Mitchell (IA) 971
6. Eric Allen (MIST) 936
7. Leo Hayden* (OHST) 787
8. Darrell Robinson (IL) 756
9. Al Robinson (NWEST) 721
10. Larry Mialik (WI) 702
Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1. John Brockington* (OHST) 17
2. Billy Taylor (MI) 11
3. Mike Adamle (NWEST) 10
  Eric Allen (MIST) 10
5. Fritz Seyferth (MI) 8
6. Larry Mialik (WI) 7
  Rex Kern* (OHST) 7
  Ernie Cook (MN) 7
9. Rufus Ferguson (WI) 6
  Al Robinson (NWEST) 6
  Stan Brown (PUR) 6
  Tim Sullivan (IA) 6
Total Plays
1. Neil Graff (WI) 335
2. Craig Curry (MN) 322
3. Mike Adamle (NWEST) 307
4. Don Moorhead (MI) 287
5. Maurie Daigneau (NWEST) 264
6. Mike Rasmussen (MIST) 261
  John Brockington* (OHST) 261
8. Mike Wells (IL) 255
9. Otis Armstrong (PUR) 214
10. Rex Kern* (OHST) 210
Total Yards
1. Craig Curry (MN) 1610
2. Neil Graff (WI) 1561
3. Don Moorhead (MI) 1535
4. Mike Rasmussen (MIST) 1358
5. Mike Adamle (NWEST) 1255
6. Maurie Daigneau (NWEST) 1201
7. John Brockington* (OHST) 1142
8. Rex Kern* (OHST) 1067
9. Otis Armstrong (PUR) 1009
10. Billy Taylor (MI) 911
Total Touchdowns
1. John Brockington* (OHST) 17
2. Neil Graff (WI) 14
3. Maurie Daigneau (NWEST) 13
4. Mike Wells (IL) 12
5. Craig Curry (MN) 11
6. Rex Kern* (OHST) 10
  Billy Taylor (MI) 10
  Don Moorhead (MI) 10
9. Mike Rasmussen (MIST) 9
10. Mike Adamle (NWEST) 8
  Eric Allen (MIST) 8