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1977 Big Ten Conference Leaders

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Record*: 56-55-2, .504 W-L% (11th of 15) (Schedule and Results)
*W-L-T adjusted to 57-54-2 by NCAA.

SRS: 6.44 (5th of 15) ▪ SOS: 6.74 (5th of 15)

Conference Champion: Michigan and Ohio State

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Michigan and Ohio State)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Michigan and Ohio State)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completion Percentage

1. Mark Herrmann (Purdue) 54.9
2. Ed Smith (Michigan State) 48.8

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Mark Herrmann (Purdue) 7.7
2. Ed Smith (Michigan State) 7.2

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Ed Smith (Michigan State) 5.4
2. Mark Herrmann (Purdue) 5.0

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Mark Herrmann (Purdue) 121.1
2. Ed Smith (Michigan State) 111.4

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Kirk Gibson (Michigan State) 24.1
2. Reggie Arnold (Purdue) 19.1
3. Edgar Wilson (Michigan State) 18.2
4. Mark Bailey (Northwestern) 15.8
5. David Charles (Wisconsin) 15.1
6. Ray Smith (Purdue) 14.9
7. Keith Calvin (Indiana) 14.7
8. Mark Brammer (Michigan State) 14.3
9. Mike Brady (Iowa) 13.7
10. Dave Young (Purdue) 13.3
11. Terry Breuscher (Wisconsin) 12.2
12. John Skibinski (Purdue) 6.9