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1975 Big Ten Conference Year Summary

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Record: 53-55-4, .491 W-L% (10th of 14) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 5.93 (5th of 14) ▪ SOS: 6.48 (5th of 14)

Conference Champion: Ohio State

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Michigan, Michigan State 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 11 1 0 .917 8 0 0 1.000 32.0 8.5 23.70 7.20
Michigan 8 2 2 .750 7 1 0 .875 27.0 10.8 17.99 7.82
Michigan State 7 4 0 .636 4 4 0 .500 20.2 15.2 11.69 7.15
Illinois 5 6 0 .455 4 4 0 .500 20.8 23.6 6.72 7.81
Purdue 4 7 0 .364 4 4 0 .500 11.6 20.0 1.38 7.93
Wisconsin 4 6 1 .409 3 4 1 .438 15.8 24.5 0.05 5.78
Minnesota 6 5 0 .545 3 5 0 .375 21.5 17.5 6.29 2.56
Iowa 3 8 0 .273 3 5 0 .375 16.5 25.4 -0.42 6.94
Northwestern 3 8 0 .273 2 6 0 .250 13.5 28.9 -5.60 5.03
Indiana 2 8 1 .227 1 6 1 .188 9.5 23.1 -2.54 6.55

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3 11/10 11/17 11/24 12/1 Final
Ohio State 4 3 3 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 4
Michigan 3 2 2 9 12 8 7 7 7 6 4 4 6 5 8
Michigan State 12 11       15 17 16              

2 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1976-01-01 Orange Bowl Oklahoma 14 Michigan 6 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
1976-01-01 Rose Bowl UCLA 23 Ohio State 10 Rose Bowl (Pasadena, CA)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completion Percentage

1. Tony Dungy (Minnesota) 54.7
2. Randy Dean (Northwestern) 50.5
3. Kurt Steger (Illinois) 48.2

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Kurt Steger (Illinois) 6.8
2. Tony Dungy (Minnesota) 6.7
3. Randy Dean (Northwestern) 6.6

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Randy Dean (Northwestern) 5.3
2. Tony Dungy (Minnesota) 5.3
3. Kurt Steger (Illinois) 4.0

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Tony Dungy (Minnesota) 120.8
2. Kurt Steger (Illinois) 104.7
3. Randy Dean (Northwestern) 103.7

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Jim Jensen (Iowa) 5.8
2. Archie Griffin* (Ohio State) 5.5
3. Rob Lytle* (Michigan) 5.4
4. Dave Schick (Iowa) 5.4
5. Lonnie Perrin (Illinois) 5.3
6. Gordon Bell* (Michigan) 5.1
7. Scott Dierking (Purdue) 5.1
8. Rick Leach* (Michigan) 4.9
9. Mark Fetter (Iowa) 4.8
10. Billy Marek (Wisconsin) 4.7

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Jim Smith* (Michigan) 23.0
2. Trent Smock (Indiana) 17.1
3. Paul Beery (Purdue) 16.8
4. Mike Jones (Minnesota) 16.3
5. Brian Baschnagel* (Ohio State) 15.1
6. Scott Yelvington (Northwestern) 13.7
7. Ron Kullas (Minnesota) 13.0
8. Keith Calvin (Indiana) 12.4
9. Jeff Chrystal (Illinois) 11.9

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Archie Griffin* (Ohio State) 1620
2. Gordon Bell* (Michigan) 1474
3. Billy Marek (Wisconsin) 1394
4. Greg Boykin (Northwestern) 1225
5. Courtney Snyder (Indiana) 1155
6. Levi Jackson (Michigan State) 1085
  Pete Johnson* (Ohio State) 1085
8. Rob Lytle* (Michigan) 1052
9. Scott Dierking (Purdue) 1039
10. Lonnie Perrin (Illinois) 1010