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1974 Big Ten Conference Year Summary

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Record: 55-53-3, .509 W-L% (6th of 13) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 7.27 (4th of 13) ▪ SOS: 7.24 (4th of 13)

Conference Champion: Michigan and Ohio State

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Michigan and Ohio State)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Michigan, Michigan State 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 1 0 .909 7 1 0 .875 29.5 6.8 20.86 6.31
Ohio State 10 2 0 .833 7 1 0 .875 36.4 10.8 22.02 5.77
Michigan State 7 3 1 .682 6 1 1 .813 24.5 17.8 13.80 7.53
Wisconsin 7 4 0 .636 5 3 0 .625 31.0 22.1 14.24 7.79
Illinois 6 4 1 .591 4 3 1 .563 19.1 18.7 7.47 5.74
Purdue 4 6 1 .409 3 5 0 .375 20.3 23.7 5.57 7.38
Minnesota 4 7 0 .364 2 6 0 .250 14.6 30.2 -3.27 5.18
Iowa 3 8 0 .273 2 6 0 .250 14.3 28.0 0.37 10.82
Northwestern 3 8 0 .273 2 6 0 .250 12.7 35.0 -5.62 7.38
Indiana 1 10 0 .091 1 7 0 .125 15.1 26.5 -2.68 8.50

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/9 9/16 9/23 9/30 10/7 10/14 10/21 10/28 11/4 11/11 11/18 11/25 12/2 Final
Michigan 6 6 6 5 4 4 3 3 3 4 3 3 4 4 3
Ohio State 2 4 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 4 4 3 3 4
Michigan State                     15 14 14 14 12
Illinois       16 14                    
Wisconsin       11   13     20       19 20  

1 Bowl Game

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1975-01-01 Rose Bowl Southern California 18 Ohio State 17 Rose Bowl (Pasadena, CA)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completion Percentage

1. Terry Jones (Indiana) 58.6
2. Rob Fick (Iowa) 47.9
3. Mitch Anderson (Northwestern) 44.9

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Rob Fick (Iowa) 6.4
2. Terry Jones (Indiana) 6.1
3. Mitch Anderson (Northwestern) 5.7

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Terry Jones (Indiana) 5.7
2. Rob Fick (Iowa) 3.9
3. Mitch Anderson (Northwestern) 3.1

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Terry Jones (Indiana) 120.2
2. Rob Fick (Iowa) 99.2
3. Mitch Anderson (Northwestern) 88.8

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Jim Smith (Michigan) 18.7
2. Larry Burton (Purdue) 18.5
3. Joe Smalzer (Illinois) 18.1
4. Trent Smock (Indiana) 17.7
5. Bill Schultz (Iowa) 17.3
6. Jeff Chrystal (Illinois) 17.0
7. Gil Chapman (Michigan) 16.4
8. Keith Calvin (Indiana) 12.7
9. Mike Flanagan (Indiana) 12.5
10. Scott Yelvington (Northwestern) 11.3