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1975 Big Ten Conference Year Summary

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Record: 53-55-4, .491 W-L% (9th 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 Completions

1. Tony Dungy (MN) 123
2. Randy Dean (NWEST) 101
3. Kurt Steger (IL) 80
4. Cornelius Greene* (OHST) 68
5. Terry Jones (IN) 65
6. Mike Carroll (WI) 58
7. Mark Vitali (PUR) 46
8. Charles Baggett (MIST) 42
9. Craig Nagel (PUR) 38
10. Rick Leach* (MI) 32

Pass Attempts

1. Tony Dungy (MN) 225
2. Randy Dean (NWEST) 200
3. Kurt Steger (IL) 166
4. Terry Jones (IN) 135
5. Mark Vitali (PUR) 127
6. Mike Carroll (WI) 123
7. Cornelius Greene* (OHST) 121
8. Rick Leach* (MI) 100
9. Charles Baggett (MIST) 88
10. Craig Nagel (PUR) 87
  Tom McLaughlin (IA) 87

Pass Completion Percentage

1. Tony Dungy (MN) 54.7
2. Randy Dean (NWEST) 50.5
3. Kurt Steger (IL) 48.2

Passing Yards

1. Tony Dungy (MN) 1515
2. Randy Dean (NWEST) 1315
3. Kurt Steger (IL) 1136
4. Cornelius Greene* (OHST) 1066
5. Charles Baggett (MIST) 854
6. Terry Jones (IN) 787
7. Mark Vitali (PUR) 728
8. Mike Carroll (WI) 708
9. Rick Leach* (MI) 680
10. Craig Nagel (PUR) 517

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Kurt Steger (IL) 6.8
2. Tony Dungy (MN) 6.7
3. Randy Dean (NWEST) 6.6

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Randy Dean (NWEST) 5.3
2. Tony Dungy (MN) 5.3
3. Kurt Steger (IL) 4.0

Passing Touchdowns

1. Tony Dungy (MN) 15
2. Kurt Steger (IL) 8
3. Cornelius Greene* (OHST) 6
4. Charles Baggett (MIST) 4
5. Randy Dean (NWEST) 3
  Terry Jones (IN) 3
  Rick Leach* (MI) 3
  Mark Vitali (PUR) 3
9. Butch Caldwell (IA) 2

Passing Interceptions

1. Kurt Steger (IL) 14
  Tony Dungy (MN) 14
3. Mike Carroll (WI) 13
4. Rick Leach* (MI) 12
  Charles Baggett (MIST) 12
6. Cornelius Greene* (OHST) 8
  Terry Jones (IN) 8
  Tom McLaughlin (IA) 8
9. Mark Vitali (PUR) 7
  Randy Dean (NWEST) 7

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Tony Dungy (MN) 120.8
2. Kurt Steger (IL) 104.7
3. Randy Dean (NWEST) 103.7

Rush Attempts

1. Gordon Bell* (MI) 273
2. Billy Marek (WI) 272
3. Archie Griffin* (OHST) 262
4. Courtney Snyder (IN) 248
5. Greg Boykin (NWEST) 239
6. Levi Jackson (MIST) 230
7. Pete Johnson* (OHST) 227
8. Mike Pruitt (PUR) 217
9. Rob Lytle* (MI) 193
10. Scott Dierking (PUR) 180

Rushing Yards

1. Archie Griffin* (OHST) 1450
2. Gordon Bell* (MI) 1390
3. Billy Marek (WI) 1281
4. Greg Boykin (NWEST) 1105
5. Courtney Snyder (IN) 1103
6. Levi Jackson (MIST) 1063
7. Pete Johnson* (OHST) 1059
8. Rob Lytle* (MI) 1040
9. Scott Dierking (PUR) 914
10. Lonnie Perrin (IL) 907

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Jim Jensen (IA) 5.8
2. Archie Griffin* (OHST) 5.5
3. Rob Lytle* (MI) 5.4
4. Dave Schick (IA) 5.4
5. Lonnie Perrin (IL) 5.3
6. Gordon Bell* (MI) 5.1
7. Scott Dierking (PUR) 5.1
8. Rick Leach* (MI) 4.9
9. Mark Fetter (IA) 4.8
10. Billy Marek (WI) 4.7

Rushing Touchdowns

1. Pete Johnson* (OHST) 25
2. Billy Marek (WI) 13
  Gordon Bell* (MI) 13
4. Rob Lytle* (MI) 10
5. Greg Boykin (NWEST) 9
6. Cornelius Greene* (OHST) 8
7. Scott Dierking (PUR) 7
  Charles Baggett (MIST) 7
9. Chubby Phillips (IL) 6
  Jim Perkins (MN) 6
  Lonnie Perrin (IL) 6

Receptions

1. Scott Yelvington (NWEST) 50
2. Ron Kullas (MN) 42
3. Mike Jones (MN) 29
4. Paul Beery (PUR) 27
5. Trent Smock (IN) 25
  Keith Calvin (IN) 25
7. Brian Baschnagel* (OHST) 24
  Jim Smith* (MI) 24
9. Jeff Chrystal (IL) 22
10. Frank Johnson (IL) 20

Receiving Yards

1. Scott Yelvington (NWEST) 686
2. Jim Smith* (MI) 553
3. Ron Kullas (MN) 545
4. Mike Jones (MN) 473
5. Paul Beery (PUR) 454
6. Trent Smock (IN) 427
7. Brian Baschnagel* (OHST) 362
8. Lenny Willis* (OHST) 350
9. Frank Johnson (IL) 349
10. Keith Calvin (IN) 309

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Jim Smith* (MI) 23.0
2. Trent Smock (IN) 17.1
3. Paul Beery (PUR) 16.8
4. Mike Jones (MN) 16.3
5. Brian Baschnagel* (OHST) 15.1
6. Scott Yelvington (NWEST) 13.7
7. Ron Kullas (MN) 13.0
8. Keith Calvin (IN) 12.4
9. Jeff Chrystal (IL) 11.9

Receiving Touchdowns

1. Scott Yelvington (NWEST) 4
  Kirk Gibson (MIST) 4
  Ron Kullas (MN) 4
  Jim Smith* (MI) 4
5. Bill Sims (MN) 3
  Trent Smock (IN) 3
  Joe Smalzer (IL) 3
8. Lenny Willis* (OHST) 2
  Mike Sullivan (IL) 2
  Bill Schultz (IA) 2
  Paul Beery (PUR) 2
  John Mathews (MN) 2
  Mike Jones (MN) 2

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Billy Marek (WI) 282
2. Gordon Bell* (MI) 280
3. Archie Griffin* (OHST) 276
4. Courtney Snyder (IN) 256
5. Greg Boykin (NWEST) 249
6. Levi Jackson (MIST) 233
7. Pete Johnson* (OHST) 230
8. Mike Pruitt (PUR) 225
9. Rob Lytle* (MI) 194
10. Scott Dierking (PUR) 189

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Archie Griffin* (OHST) 1620
2. Gordon Bell* (MI) 1474
3. Billy Marek (WI) 1394
4. Greg Boykin (NWEST) 1225
5. Courtney Snyder (IN) 1155
6. Levi Jackson (MIST) 1085
  Pete Johnson* (OHST) 1085
8. Rob Lytle* (MI) 1052
9. Scott Dierking (PUR) 1039
10. Lonnie Perrin (IL) 1010

Touchdowns From Scrimmage

1. Pete Johnson* (OHST) 26
2. Gordon Bell* (MI) 14
3. Billy Marek (WI) 13
4. Rob Lytle* (MI) 10
5. Greg Boykin (NWEST) 9
6. Cornelius Greene* (OHST) 8
7. Scott Dierking (PUR) 7
  Charles Baggett (MIST) 7
  Lonnie Perrin (IL) 7
10. Jim Perkins (MN) 6
  Chubby Phillips (IL) 6

Total Plays

1. Tony Dungy (MN) 314
2. Randy Dean (NWEST) 279
3. Gordon Bell* (MI) 275
4. Billy Marek (WI) 272
5. Archie Griffin* (OHST) 262
6. Charles Baggett (MIST) 259
7. Cornelius Greene* (OHST) 257
8. Courtney Snyder (IN) 248
9. Greg Boykin (NWEST) 239
10. Kurt Steger (IL) 232

Total Yards

1. Tony Dungy (MN) 1759
2. Cornelius Greene* (OHST) 1584
3. Charles Baggett (MIST) 1499
4. Archie Griffin* (OHST) 1450
5. Gordon Bell* (MI) 1401
6. Randy Dean (NWEST) 1299
  Kurt Steger (IL) 1299
8. Billy Marek (WI) 1281
9. Rick Leach* (MI) 1232
10. Greg Boykin (NWEST) 1105

Total Touchdowns

1. Pete Johnson* (OHST) 25
2. Tony Dungy (MN) 20
3. Gordon Bell* (MI) 14
  Cornelius Greene* (OHST) 14
5. Billy Marek (WI) 13
6. Kurt Steger (IL) 12
7. Charles Baggett (MIST) 11
8. Rob Lytle* (MI) 10
9. Greg Boykin (NWEST) 9
10. Rick Leach* (MI) 8