Standings

Standings Table
Overall Conference SRS Polls
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Pts Pts SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Notes
Ohio State930.750620.75032.321.111.513.5911715
Iowa840.667620.75021.713.111.416.08618
Michigan930.750630.66729.613.517.294.871112
Illinois740.636630.66726.126.27.755.93
Wisconsin750.583630.66722.318.36.184.2614
Minnesota650.545450.44424.924.02.851.67
Michigan State560.455450.44423.922.63.684.23
Purdue560.455360.33322.021.94.635.08
Indiana380.273360.33313.126.6-5.576.52
Northwestern0110.000090.0007.545.9-14.396.98

4 Bowl Games

4 Bowl Games Table
Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1982-01-01Rose BowlWashington28Iowa0Pasadena, CA
1981-12-31Bluebonnet BowlMichigan33UCLA14Houston, TX
1981-12-30Liberty BowlOhio State31Navy28Memphis, TN
1981-12-13Garden State BowlTennessee28Wisconsin21East Rutherford, NJ

Award Winners

Award Winners Table
Award Name School
Big Ten Coach of the YearHayden FryIowa

1981 Conference Leaders

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