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1973 Big Ten Conference Year Summary

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Record: 52-56-2, .482 W-L% (10th of 13) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 10.29 (3rd of 13) ▪ SOS: 10.19 (2nd of 13)

Conference Champion: Michigan and 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
Michigan 10 0 1 .955 7 0 1 .938 30.0 6.2 28.08 7.99
Ohio State 10 0 1 .955 7 0 1 .938 37.5 5.8 29.66 8.11
Minnesota 7 4 0 .636 6 2 0 .750 23.6 26.8 11.41 10.22
Illinois 5 6 0 .455 4 4 0 .500 14.9 14.3 7.95 9.04
Michigan State 5 6 0 .455 4 4 0 .500 10.4 14.9 8.33 11.15
Purdue 5 6 0 .455 4 4 0 .500 18.2 19.4 7.85 9.03
Northwestern 4 7 0 .364 4 4 0 .500 17.1 27.2 4.52 9.25
Wisconsin 4 7 0 .364 3 5 0 .375 19.6 21.5 8.43 11.43
Indiana 2 9 0 .182 0 8 0 .000 13.7 24.6 0.87 11.42
Iowa 0 11 0 .000 0 8 0 .000 12.7 36.5 -4.23 14.23

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/10 9/17 9/24 10/1 10/8 10/15 10/22 10/29 11/5 11/12 11/19 11/26 12/3 Final
Ohio State 2 3 3 3 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 3 4 2
Michigan 5 5 5 4 5 5 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 5 6

1 Bowl Game

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1974-01-01 Rose Bowl Ohio State 42 Southern California 21 Rose Bowl (Pasadena, CA)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions
1. Mitch Anderson (NWEST) 91
2. Jeff Hollenbach (IL) 78
  Gregg Bohlig (WI) 78
4. Willie Jones (IN) 76
5. Bo Bobrowski (PUR) 57
6. Charles Baggett (MIST) 38
7. Dennis Franklin (MI) 36
  Kyle Skogman (IA) 36
  Butch Caldwell (IA) 36
10. Mike Glazier (IN) 33
Pass Attempts
1. Mitch Anderson (NWEST) 197
2. Jeff Hollenbach (IL) 178
3. Gregg Bohlig (WI) 172
4. Willie Jones (IN) 135
  Bo Bobrowski (PUR) 135
6. Butch Caldwell (IA) 99
7. Charles Baggett (MIST) 94
8. Kyle Skogman (IA) 88
9. Mike Glazier (IN) 70
10. Dennis Franklin (MI) 67
Pass Completion Percentage
1. Mitch Anderson (NWEST) 46.2
2. Gregg Bohlig (WI) 45.3
3. Jeff Hollenbach (IL) 43.8
Passing Yards
1. Mitch Anderson (NWEST) 1224
2. Gregg Bohlig (WI) 1211
3. Jeff Hollenbach (IL) 916
4. Willie Jones (IN) 881
5. Bo Bobrowski (PUR) 849
6. Butch Caldwell (IA) 549
7. Dennis Franklin (MI) 534
8. Charles Baggett (MIST) 516
9. Kyle Skogman (IA) 464
10. Cornelius Greene* (OHST) 343
Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Gregg Bohlig (WI) 7.0
2. Mitch Anderson (NWEST) 6.2
3. Jeff Hollenbach (IL) 5.1
Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Gregg Bohlig (WI) 6.4
2. Mitch Anderson (NWEST) 5.4
3. Jeff Hollenbach (IL) 2.8
Passing Touchdowns
1. Mitch Anderson (NWEST) 12
2. Gregg Bohlig (WI) 8
3. Willie Jones (IN) 5
4. Dennis Franklin (MI) 4
  Bo Bobrowski (PUR) 4
6. John Lawing (MN) 3
  Greg Hare* (OHST) 3
8. Kyle Skogman (IA) 2
  Cornelius Greene* (OHST) 2
  Butch Caldwell (IA) 2
  Jeff Hollenbach (IL) 2
Passing Interceptions
1. Bo Bobrowski (PUR) 11
2. Jeff Hollenbach (IL) 10
3. Charles Baggett (MIST) 9
  Mitch Anderson (NWEST) 9
5. Cornelius Greene* (OHST) 7
  Willie Jones (IN) 7
  Kyle Skogman (IA) 7
  Mike Glazier (IN) 7
9. Gregg Bohlig (WI) 6
  John Lawing (MN) 6
Passing Efficiency Rating
1. Gregg Bohlig (WI) 112.9
2. Mitch Anderson (NWEST) 109.3
3. Jeff Hollenbach (IL) 79.5
Rush Attempts
1. Archie Griffin* (OHST) 247
2. Billy Marek (WI) 241
3. Stan Key (NWEST) 197
4. Ed Shuttlesworth (MI) 193
5. Ken Starling (IN) 180
6. Rick Upchurch (MN) 141
  George Uremovich (IL) 141
8. Bo Bobrowski (PUR) 139
9. Pete Gross (PUR) 133
10. John King (MN) 131
Rushing Yards
1. Archie Griffin* (OHST) 1577
2. Billy Marek (WI) 1207
3. Stan Key (NWEST) 894
4. Rick Upchurch (MN) 841
5. Ed Shuttlesworth (MI) 745
6. Cornelius Greene* (OHST) 720
7. Ken Starling (IN) 676
8. Chuck Heater (MI) 666
9. Ken Starch (WI) 632
10. Pete Gross (PUR) 560
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1. Archie Griffin* (OHST) 6.4
2. Rick Upchurch (MN) 6.0
3. Chuck Heater (MI) 5.8
4. Cornelius Greene* (OHST) 5.7
5. Ken Starch (WI) 5.4
6. Gordon Bell (MI) 5.3
7. Larry Powell (MN) 5.1
8. Billy Marek (WI) 5.0
9. Gil Chapman (MI) 4.9
10. Courtney Snyder (IN) 4.9
Rushing Touchdowns
1. Bruce Elia* (OHST) 14
2. Billy Marek (WI) 13
3. Cornelius Greene* (OHST) 12
4. Ed Shuttlesworth (MI) 9
  Rick Upchurch (MN) 9
6. Bo Bobrowski (PUR) 8
7. Archie Griffin* (OHST) 7
  Mike Northington (PUR) 7
9. Dennis Franklin (MI) 6
  Stan Key (NWEST) 6
  Gil Chapman (MI) 6
  Chuck Heater (MI) 6
  Pete Johnson* (OHST) 6
Receptions
1. Trent Smock (IN) 36
2. Mike Flanagan (IN) 33
  Brian Rollins (IA) 33
4. Steve Craig (NWEST) 30
5. Garvin Roberson (IL) 25
6. Eddie Jenkins (IL) 19
7. Bill Stevens (NWEST) 15
  Steve Harris (NWEST) 15
  Larry Burton (PUR) 15
10. Jeff Mack (WI) 14
  Paul Seal (MI) 14
  Bob Herrick (PUR) 14
  Bill Schultz (IA) 14
Receiving Yards
1. Trent Smock (IN) 505
2. Steve Craig (NWEST) 479
3. Garvin Roberson (IL) 416
  Mike Flanagan (IN) 416
5. Brian Rollins (IA) 408
6. Bill Schultz (IA) 314
7. Jack Novak (WI) 282
8. Larry Burton (PUR) 271
9. Paul Seal (MI) 254
10. Bill Stevens (NWEST) 246
Receiving Yards Per Reception
1. Garvin Roberson (IL) 16.6
2. Steve Craig (NWEST) 16.0
3. Trent Smock (IN) 14.0
4. Mike Flanagan (IN) 12.6
5. Brian Rollins (IA) 12.4
Receiving Touchdowns
1. Steve Craig (NWEST) 6
2. Trent Smock (IN) 5
3. Mike Jones (MN) 4
4. Jeff Mack (WI) 3
  Paul Seal (MI) 3
  Larry Burton (PUR) 3
7. Garvin Roberson (IL) 2
  Bill Stevens (NWEST) 2
  Rod Rhodes (WI) 2
  Bill Schultz (IA) 2
Plays From Scrimmage
1. Archie Griffin* (OHST) 252
2. Billy Marek (WI) 246
3. Stan Key (NWEST) 204
4. Ed Shuttlesworth (MI) 194
5. Ken Starling (IN) 186
6. George Uremovich (IL) 152
7. Rick Upchurch (MN) 145
8. Bo Bobrowski (PUR) 140
9. Pete Gross (PUR) 137
10. John King (MN) 132
Yards From Scrimmage
1. Archie Griffin* (OHST) 1609
2. Billy Marek (WI) 1298
3. Stan Key (NWEST) 922
4. Rick Upchurch (MN) 874
5. Ed Shuttlesworth (MI) 753
6. Ken Starling (IN) 735
7. Cornelius Greene* (OHST) 720
8. Chuck Heater (MI) 687
9. Ken Starch (WI) 679
10. George Uremovich (IL) 646
Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1. Bruce Elia* (OHST) 14
  Billy Marek (WI) 14
3. Cornelius Greene* (OHST) 12
4. Rick Upchurch (MN) 9
  Ed Shuttlesworth (MI) 9
6. Archie Griffin* (OHST) 8
  Bo Bobrowski (PUR) 8
8. Mike Northington (PUR) 7
9. Dennis Franklin (MI) 6
  Dennis Cremeens (IN) 6
  Stan Key (NWEST) 6
  Gil Chapman (MI) 6
  Chuck Heater (MI) 6
  Steve Craig (NWEST) 6
  Jim Jensen (IA) 6
  Pete Johnson* (OHST) 6
Total Plays
1. Bo Bobrowski (PUR) 274
2. Mitch Anderson (NWEST) 253
3. Archie Griffin* (OHST) 247
4. Billy Marek (WI) 241
5. Jeff Hollenbach (IL) 233
6. Gregg Bohlig (WI) 226
7. Willie Jones (IN) 206
8. Stan Key (NWEST) 197
9. Ed Shuttlesworth (MI) 193
10. Charles Baggett (MIST) 192
Total Yards
1. Archie Griffin* (OHST) 1577
2. Bo Bobrowski (PUR) 1398
3. Gregg Bohlig (WI) 1337
4. Billy Marek (WI) 1207
5. Mitch Anderson (NWEST) 1083
6. Cornelius Greene* (OHST) 1063
7. Dennis Franklin (MI) 959
8. Rick Upchurch (MN) 900
9. Stan Key (NWEST) 894
10. Willie Jones (IN) 888
Total Touchdowns
1. Mitch Anderson (NWEST) 14
  Cornelius Greene* (OHST) 14
  Bruce Elia* (OHST) 14
4. Billy Marek (WI) 13
5. Bo Bobrowski (PUR) 12
6. Rick Upchurch (MN) 10
  Dennis Franklin (MI) 10
8. Ed Shuttlesworth (MI) 9
  Gregg Bohlig (WI) 9
10. John Lawing (MN) 8
  Willie Jones (IN) 8