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1979 Big Ten Conference Coaches

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Record: 58-54-2, .518 W-L% (4th of 14) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 7.09 (4th of 14) ▪ SOS: 6.90 (3rd of 14)

Conference Champion: Ohio State

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

10 Coaches

Rk Coach School W L T Pct Notes
1 Earle Bruce Ohio State 11 1 0 .917
2 Jim Young Purdue 10 2 0 .833
3 Lee Corso Indiana 8 4 0 .667
4 Bo Schembechler Michigan 8 4 0 .667
5 Hayden Fry Iowa 5 6 0 .455
6 Darryl Rogers Michigan State 5 6 0 .455
7 Joe Salem Minnesota 4 6 1 .409
8 Dave McClain Wisconsin 4 7 0 .364
9 Gary Moeller Illinois 2 8 1 .227
10 Rick Venturi Northwestern 1 10 0 .091