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1974 Big Ten Conference Year Summary

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Record: 55-53-3, .509 W-L% (8th 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 Completions

1. Terry Jones (IN) 129
2. Mitch Anderson (NWEST) 101
3. Gregg Bohlig (WI) 79
  Rob Fick (IA) 79
5. Mark Vitali (PUR) 68
6. Jeff Hollenbach (IL) 64
7. Dennis Franklin (MI) 58
  Cornelius Greene* (OHST) 58
9. Charles Baggett (MIST) 48
10. Tony Dungy (MN) 39

Pass Attempts

1. Mitch Anderson (NWEST) 225
2. Terry Jones (IN) 220
3. Rob Fick (IA) 165
4. Mark Vitali (PUR) 145
5. Gregg Bohlig (WI) 143
6. Jeff Hollenbach (IL) 131
7. Charles Baggett (MIST) 105
8. Dennis Franklin (MI) 104
9. Cornelius Greene* (OHST) 97
10. Tony Dungy (MN) 94

Pass Completion Percentage

1. Terry Jones (IN) 58.6
2. Rob Fick (IA) 47.9
3. Mitch Anderson (NWEST) 44.9

Passing Yards

1. Terry Jones (IN) 1347
2. Mitch Anderson (NWEST) 1282
3. Gregg Bohlig (WI) 1212
4. Rob Fick (IA) 1059
5. Jeff Hollenbach (IL) 1037
6. Mark Vitali (PUR) 1006
7. Charles Baggett (MIST) 965
8. Cornelius Greene* (OHST) 939
9. Dennis Franklin (MI) 933
10. Tony Dungy (MN) 612

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Rob Fick (IA) 6.4
2. Terry Jones (IN) 6.1
3. Mitch Anderson (NWEST) 5.7

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Terry Jones (IN) 5.7
2. Rob Fick (IA) 3.9
3. Mitch Anderson (NWEST) 3.1

Passing Touchdowns

1. Terry Jones (IN) 11
2. Charles Baggett (MIST) 10
3. Cornelius Greene* (OHST) 9
4. Dennis Franklin (MI) 8
  Gregg Bohlig (WI) 8
  Mark Vitali (PUR) 8
7. Jeff Hollenbach (IL) 7
  Mitch Anderson (NWEST) 7
9. Rob Fick (IA) 6
10. Tony Dungy (MN) 5

Passing Interceptions

1. Mitch Anderson (NWEST) 16
2. Rob Fick (IA) 12
3. Gregg Bohlig (WI) 10
4. Charles Baggett (MIST) 9
5. Mark Vitali (PUR) 8
6. Tony Dungy (MN) 7
  Terry Jones (IN) 7
8. Dennis Franklin (MI) 5
  Jeff Hollenbach (IL) 5
  Cornelius Greene* (OHST) 5
  Mike Terrizzi (PUR) 5

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Terry Jones (IN) 120.2
2. Rob Fick (IA) 99.2
3. Mitch Anderson (NWEST) 88.8

Rush Attempts

1. Courtney Snyder (IN) 291
2. Archie Griffin* (OHST) 256
3. Jim Pooler (NWEST) 216
4. Billy Marek (WI) 205
5. Richard Baes (MIST) 181
6. Chubby Phillips (IL) 175
7. Gordon Bell (MI) 174
8. Scott Dierking (PUR) 164
9. Jim Jensen (IA) 163
10. Cornelius Greene* (OHST) 155

Rushing Yards

1. Archie Griffin* (OHST) 1695
2. Courtney Snyder (IN) 1254
3. Billy Marek (WI) 1215
4. Gordon Bell (MI) 1048
5. Jim Pooler (NWEST) 949
6. Rick Upchurch (MN) 942
  Levi Jackson (MIST) 942
8. Cornelius Greene* (OHST) 842
9. Rob Lytle (MI) 802
10. Scott Dierking (PUR) 779

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Archie Griffin* (OHST) 6.6
2. Rick Upchurch (MN) 6.2
  Levi Jackson (MIST) 6.2
4. Gordon Bell (MI) 6.0
5. Mike Pruitt (PUR) 6.0
6. Billy Marek (WI) 5.9
7. Ken Starch (WI) 5.8
8. Rob Lytle (MI) 5.7
9. Charles Baggett (MIST) 5.5
10. Cornelius Greene* (OHST) 5.4

Rushing Touchdowns

1. Billy Marek (WI) 18
2. Champ Henson* (OHST) 12
  Archie Griffin* (OHST) 12
4. Gordon Bell (MI) 11
  Charles Baggett (MIST) 11
6. Cornelius Greene* (OHST) 9
  Chubby Phillips (IL) 9
  Richard Baes (MIST) 9
  Jim Pooler (NWEST) 9
10. Mike Morgan (WI) 8

Receptions

1. Larry Burton (PUR) 38
2. Scott Yelvington (NWEST) 37
3. Trent Smock (IN) 31
4. Keith Calvin (IN) 29
  Joe Smalzer (IL) 29
6. Bill Schultz (IA) 25
7. Gil Chapman (MI) 23
8. Jim Smith (MI) 21
  Dennis Cremeens (IN) 21
  Jeff Chrystal (IL) 21
  Mike Flanagan (IN) 21

Receiving Yards

1. Larry Burton (PUR) 702
2. Trent Smock (IN) 549
3. Joe Smalzer (IL) 525
4. Bill Schultz (IA) 432
5. Scott Yelvington (NWEST) 417
6. Jim Smith (MI) 392
7. Gil Chapman (MI) 378
8. Mike Hurd (MIST) 373
9. Keith Calvin (IN) 367
10. Jeff Chrystal (IL) 358

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Jim Smith (MI) 18.7
2. Larry Burton (PUR) 18.5
3. Joe Smalzer (IL) 18.1
4. Trent Smock (IN) 17.7
5. Bill Schultz (IA) 17.3
6. Jeff Chrystal (IL) 17.0
7. Gil Chapman (MI) 16.4
8. Keith Calvin (IN) 12.7
9. Mike Flanagan (IN) 12.5
10. Scott Yelvington (NWEST) 11.3

Receiving Touchdowns

1. Trent Smock (IN) 7
2. Rick Upchurch (MN) 5
3. Jim Smith (MI) 4
  Mike Jones (MIST) 4
  Frank Johnson (IL) 4
  Larry Burton (PUR) 4
  Joe Smalzer (IL) 4
8. Brian Baschnagel* (OHST) 3
  Mike Hurd (MIST) 3
  Reggie Holmes (IN) 3
  Gil Chapman (MI) 3

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Courtney Snyder (IN) 311
2. Archie Griffin* (OHST) 261
3. Jim Pooler (NWEST) 220
4. Billy Marek (WI) 213
5. Richard Baes (MIST) 186
6. Chubby Phillips (IL) 181
7. Gordon Bell (MI) 175
8. Scott Dierking (PUR) 174
9. Rick Upchurch (MN) 167
10. Jim Jensen (IA) 164

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Archie Griffin* (OHST) 1772
2. Courtney Snyder (IN) 1362
3. Billy Marek (WI) 1291
4. Rick Upchurch (MN) 1151
5. Gordon Bell (MI) 1059
6. Levi Jackson (MIST) 993
7. Jim Pooler (NWEST) 974
8. Scott Dierking (PUR) 965
9. Rob Lytle (MI) 867
10. Cornelius Greene* (OHST) 842

Touchdowns From Scrimmage

1. Billy Marek (WI) 19
2. Champ Henson* (OHST) 12
  Archie Griffin* (OHST) 12
4. Gordon Bell (MI) 11
  Charles Baggett (MIST) 11
6. Rick Upchurch (MN) 9
  Jim Pooler (NWEST) 9
  Cornelius Greene* (OHST) 9
  Richard Baes (MIST) 9
  Chubby Phillips (IL) 9

Total Plays

1. Terry Jones (IN) 303
2. Courtney Snyder (IN) 291
3. Mitch Anderson (NWEST) 272
4. Archie Griffin* (OHST) 256
5. Cornelius Greene* (OHST) 252
6. Charles Baggett (MIST) 242
7. Tony Dungy (MN) 235
8. Jim Pooler (NWEST) 221
9. Rob Fick (IA) 213
10. Dennis Franklin (MI) 212

Total Yards

1. Cornelius Greene* (OHST) 1781
2. Charles Baggett (MIST) 1713
3. Archie Griffin* (OHST) 1695
4. Terry Jones (IN) 1331
5. Courtney Snyder (IN) 1254
6. Gregg Bohlig (WI) 1242
7. Dennis Franklin (MI) 1223
8. Billy Marek (WI) 1215
9. Mark Vitali (PUR) 1189
10. Mitch Anderson (NWEST) 1109

Total Touchdowns

1. Charles Baggett (MIST) 21
2. Billy Marek (WI) 18
  Cornelius Greene* (OHST) 18
4. Mark Vitali (PUR) 15
5. Terry Jones (IN) 14
6. Dennis Franklin (MI) 13
7. Archie Griffin* (OHST) 12
  Champ Henson* (OHST) 12
9. Gordon Bell (MI) 11
10. Jim Pooler (NWEST) 9
  Chubby Phillips (IL) 9
  Richard Baes (MIST) 9