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1980 Big Ten Conference Year Summary

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Record: 53-59-1, .473 W-L% (9th of 14) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 4.87 (6th of 14) ▪ SOS: 5.81 (5th of 14)

Conference Champion: Michigan

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

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Michigan 10 2 0 .833 8 0 0 1.000 26.8 10.8 19.79 5.88
Ohio State 9 3 0 .750 7 1 0 .875 32.3 15.1 16.74 6.33
Purdue 9 3 0 .750 7 1 0 .875 27.3 19.4 12.64 5.56
Iowa 4 7 0 .364 4 4 0 .500 14.0 21.6 1.45 5.72
Minnesota 5 6 0 .455 4 5 0 .444 19.1 22.7 3.58 5.12
Indiana 6 5 0 .545 3 5 0 .375 23.2 21.4 4.24 3.05
Wisconsin 4 7 0 .364 3 5 0 .375 12.5 19.2 1.20 6.84
Illinois 3 7 1 .318 3 5 0 .375 21.9 29.6 0.60 6.23
Michigan State 3 8 0 .273 2 6 0 .250 20.1 25.4 1.76 6.13
Northwestern 0 11 0 .000 0 9 0 .000 13.7 40.4 -13.30 7.25

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 12/8 Final
Michigan 12 11 14 17         18 12 11 10 7 6 5 4
Ohio State 1 1 2 2 2 9 9 10 9 7 7 5 11 11 11 15
Purdue 9 20             20 17 16         17

3 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1981-01-01 Rose Bowl Michigan 23 Washington 6 Rose Bowl (Pasadena, CA)
1980-12-27 Liberty Bowl Purdue 28 Missouri 25 Liberty Bowl (Memphis, TN)
1980-12-26 Fiesta Bowl Penn State 31 Ohio State 19 Fiesta Bowl (Tempe, AZ)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completion Percentage

1. Mark Herrmann* (Purdue) 65.8
2. John Wangler* (Michigan) 55.2
3. Art Schlichter* (Ohio State) 54.0
4. Tim Clifford (Indiana) 53.0
5. Dave Wilson (Illinois) 52.9
6. Phil Suess (Iowa) 52.4
7. Mike Kerrigan (Northwestern) 51.3
8. Tim Salem (Minnesota) 47.6
9. John Leister (Michigan State) 41.7

Passing Yards

1. Mark Herrmann* (Purdue) 3212
2. Dave Wilson (Illinois) 3154
3. Art Schlichter* (Ohio State) 1930
4. Mike Kerrigan (Northwestern) 1816
5. John Leister (Michigan State) 1559
6. John Wangler* (Michigan) 1522
7. Tim Clifford (Indiana) 1391
8. Phil Suess (Iowa) 1031
9. Tim Salem (Minnesota) 887
10. Pete Gales (Iowa) 882

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Mark Herrmann* (Purdue) 8.7
2. Art Schlichter* (Ohio State) 8.5
3. John Wangler* (Michigan) 7.2
4. Tim Clifford (Indiana) 7.0
5. Dave Wilson (Illinois) 6.8
6. John Leister (Michigan State) 6.3
7. Phil Suess (Iowa) 6.2
8. Mike Kerrigan (Northwestern) 5.4
9. Tim Salem (Minnesota) 5.2

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Art Schlichter* (Ohio State) 8.1
2. Mark Herrmann* (Purdue) 7.9
3. John Wangler* (Michigan) 6.8
4. Phil Suess (Iowa) 6.4
5. Dave Wilson (Illinois) 6.2
6. Tim Clifford (Indiana) 5.6
7. John Leister (Michigan State) 4.6
8. Mike Kerrigan (Northwestern) 3.8
9. Tim Salem (Minnesota) 2.0

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Mark Herrmann* (Purdue) 150.5
2. Art Schlichter* (Ohio State) 139.7
3. John Wangler* (Michigan) 131.9
4. Tim Clifford (Indiana) 121.6
5. Dave Wilson (Illinois) 117.2
6. Phil Suess (Iowa) 114.1
7. Mike Kerrigan (Northwestern) 98.3
8. John Leister (Michigan State) 96.7
9. Tim Salem (Minnesota) 80.1

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Calvin Murray* (Ohio State) 6.5
2. Garry White (Minnesota) 5.4
3. Lonnie Johnson (Indiana) 5.4
4. Tim Spencer* (Ohio State) 5.3
5. Butch Woolfolk* (Michigan) 5.3
6. Jeff Brown (Iowa) 5.1
7. Lawrence Ricks* (Michigan) 5.1
8. Marion Barber (Minnesota) 5.0
9. Troy King (Wisconsin) 4.9
10. Mike Harkrader (Indiana) 4.8

Receiving Yards

1. Keith Chappelle (Iowa) 1037
2. Bart Burrell* (Purdue) 1001
3. Dave Young* (Purdue) 959
4. Steve Bryant* (Purdue) 892
5. Doug Donley* (Ohio State) 887
6. Anthony Carter* (Michigan) 818
7. Gary Williams* (Ohio State) 682
8. Todd Sheets (Northwestern) 570
9. Ted Jones (Michigan State) 568
10. Mike Martin (Illinois) 555

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Doug Donley* (Ohio State) 20.6
2. Mike Martin (Illinois) 17.9
3. Steve Bryant* (Purdue) 17.8
4. Gary Williams* (Ohio State) 17.5
5. Todd Sheets (Northwestern) 17.3
6. Tim Stracka (Wisconsin) 16.5
7. Steve Corso (Indiana) 16.5
8. Keith Chappelle (Iowa) 16.2
9. Anthony Carter* (Michigan) 16.0
10. Bart Burrell* (Purdue) 15.2

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Calvin Murray* (Ohio State) 1471
2. Lonnie Johnson (Indiana) 1146
3. Garry White (Minnesota) 1136
4. Butch Woolfolk* (Michigan) 1110
5. Keith Chappelle (Iowa) 1037
6. Bart Burrell* (Purdue) 1001
7. Steve Smith (Michigan State) 1000
8. Stan Edwards* (Michigan) 994
9. Dave Young* (Purdue) 959
10. Lawrence Ricks* (Michigan) 906

Total Yards Per Play

1. Mark Herrmann* (Purdue) 7.5

Kickoff Return Yards

1. Anthony Carter* (Michigan) 427
2. Lou Tiberi (Northwestern) 402
3. J.C. Love Jordan (Iowa) 348
4. Norm Granger (Iowa) 329
5. Tim Hill (Northwestern) 288
6. Jimmy Smith* (Purdue) 269
7. Greg Foster (Illinois) 256
8. Mike Martin (Illinois) 241
9. Dana Noel (Minnesota) 240
10. Otis Grant (Michigan State) 238