You Are Here > > > > > Leaders

1982 Big Ten Conference Leaders

Previous Year ▪ Next Year

Record: 55-60-0, .478 W-L% (8th of 11) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 4.46 (4th of 11) ▪ SOS: 5.16 (3rd of 11)

Conference Champion: Michigan

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

Support us without the ads? Go Ad-Free!

Conference Leaders

Read more about our data coverage. ▪ An asterisk (*) after a player's name indicates bowl stats are included.

Pass Completions

1. Tony Eason (IL) 278
2. Sandy Schwab (NWEST) 234
3. Scott Campbell (PUR) 218
4. Babe Laufenberg (IN) 217
5. Mike Hohensee (MN) 210
6. Randy Wright (WI) 165
7. Chuck Long (IA) 129
8. John Leister (MIST) 119
9. Steve Smith* (MI) 118
10. Mike Tomczak* (OHST) 96
11. Dave Yarema (MIST) 46
12. Brent Offenbecher* (OHST) 21
13. David Hall* (MI) 20
14. Tim Salem (MN) 12
15. Tom Grogan (IA) 9
16. Cam Cameron (IN) 8
  Rick Kolb (MIST) 8
18. Kevin Villars (NWEST) 6
  Jim Everett (PUR) 6
20. Cornelius Robertson (IA) 3
  Steve Burton (NWEST) 3
  John Lonchar (WI) 3

Pass Attempts

1. Tony Eason (IL) 450
2. Sandy Schwab (NWEST) 416
3. Scott Campbell (PUR) 399
4. Babe Laufenberg (IN) 364
5. Mike Hohensee (MN) 360
6. Randy Wright (WI) 306
7. John Leister (MIST) 251
8. Steve Smith* (MI) 227
9. Chuck Long (IA) 201
10. Mike Tomczak* (OHST) 187
11. Dave Yarema (MIST) 80
12. Brent Offenbecher* (OHST) 47
13. David Hall* (MI) 38
14. Tim Salem (MN) 23
  Tom Grogan (IA) 23
16. Kevin Villars (NWEST) 19
17. Rick Kolb (MIST) 18
18. Jim Everett (PUR) 13
19. Cam Cameron (IN) 12
20. Cornelius Robertson (IA) 9

Pass Completion Percentage

1. Chuck Long (IA) 64.2
2. Tony Eason (IL) 61.8
3. Babe Laufenberg (IN) 59.6
4. Mike Hohensee (MN) 58.3
5. Sandy Schwab (NWEST) 56.2
6. Scott Campbell (PUR) 54.6
7. Randy Wright (WI) 53.9
8. Steve Smith* (MI) 52.0
9. Mike Tomczak* (OHST) 51.3
10. John Leister (MIST) 47.4

Passing Yards

1. Tony Eason (IL) 3248
2. Sandy Schwab (NWEST) 2735
3. Scott Campbell (PUR) 2626
4. Babe Laufenberg (IN) 2468
5. Mike Hohensee (MN) 2380
6. Randy Wright (WI) 2109
7. Steve Smith* (MI) 1735
8. Mike Tomczak* (OHST) 1602
9. Chuck Long (IA) 1374
10. John Leister (MIST) 1321
11. Dave Yarema (MIST) 528
12. Brent Offenbecher* (OHST) 345
13. David Hall* (MI) 213
14. Tom Grogan (IA) 111
15. Tim Salem (MN) 106
16. Kevin Villars (NWEST) 73
17. Steve Burton (NWEST) 64
  Jim Everett (PUR) 64
19. Gary Williams* (OHST) 63
20. Cam Cameron (IN) 62

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Mike Tomczak* (OHST) 8.6
2. Steve Smith* (MI) 7.6
3. Tony Eason (IL) 7.2
4. Randy Wright (WI) 6.9
5. Chuck Long (IA) 6.8
6. Babe Laufenberg (IN) 6.8
7. Mike Hohensee (MN) 6.6
8. Scott Campbell (PUR) 6.6
9. Sandy Schwab (NWEST) 6.6
10. John Leister (MIST) 5.3

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Mike Tomczak* (OHST) 6.8
2. Tony Eason (IL) 6.5
3. Steve Smith* (MI) 6.3
4. Scott Campbell (PUR) 5.9
5. Randy Wright (WI) 5.8
6. Babe Laufenberg (IN) 5.7
7. Chuck Long (IA) 5.4
8. Sandy Schwab (NWEST) 5.1
9. Mike Hohensee (MN) 5.0
10. John Leister (MIST) 3.6

Passing Touchdowns

1. Tony Eason (IL) 17
2. Sandy Schwab (NWEST) 14
  Scott Campbell (PUR) 14
  Steve Smith* (MI) 14
5. Mike Hohensee (MN) 13
  Randy Wright (WI) 13
7. Babe Laufenberg (IN) 11
8. Chuck Long (IA) 8
  Mike Tomczak* (OHST) 8
10. Dave Yarema (MIST) 4
  John Leister (MIST) 4
12. David Hall* (MI) 3

Passing Interceptions

1. Sandy Schwab (NWEST) 20
2. Mike Hohensee (MN) 19
3. Tony Eason (IL) 15
4. Babe Laufenberg (IN) 14
5. Steve Smith* (MI) 13
  Randy Wright (WI) 13
7. Scott Campbell (PUR) 12
8. Mike Tomczak* (OHST) 11
  John Leister (MIST) 11
10. Chuck Long (IA) 10
11. Brent Offenbecher* (OHST) 4
12. Dave Yarema (MIST) 3
  David Hall* (MI) 3
14. Rick Kolb (MIST) 2

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Tony Eason (IL) 128.2
2. Mike Tomczak* (OHST) 125.7
3. Steve Smith* (MI) 125.1
4. Chuck Long (IA) 124.8
5. Babe Laufenberg (IN) 118.8
6. Randy Wright (WI) 117.3
7. Scott Campbell (PUR) 115.5
8. Mike Hohensee (MN) 115.2
9. Sandy Schwab (NWEST) 113.0
10. John Leister (MIST) 88.1

Rush Attempts

1. Tim Spencer* (OHST) 273
2. Lawrence Ricks* (MI) 266
3. Mel Gray (PUR) 195
4. Tony Ellis (MIST) 179
5. Ricky Edwards (NWEST) 157
6. Eddie Phillips (IA) 156
7. Jim Gayle* (OHST) 142
8. Orlando Brown (IN) 136
9. Chuck Long (IA) 129
10. Owen Gill (IA) 120
11. Vaughn Broadnax* (OHST) 103
12. Troy King (WI) 94
13. Sandy Schwab (NWEST) 88
14. Rodney Carter (PUR) 87
15. Richard Ryles (IL) 84
16. Steve Smith* (MI) 83
17. John Williams (WI) 77
18. Gerald Green (WI) 74
  Dwight Beverly (IL) 74
20. Tony Eason (IL) 73

Rushing Yards

1. Tim Spencer* (OHST) 1538
2. Lawrence Ricks* (MI) 1388
3. Mel Gray (PUR) 916
4. Eddie Phillips (IA) 772
5. Ricky Edwards (NWEST) 688
6. Troy King (WI) 674
7. Tony Ellis (MIST) 671
8. Jim Gayle* (OHST) 647
9. Owen Gill (IA) 613
10. Orlando Brown (IN) 580
11. Vaughn Broadnax* (OHST) 514
12. Tony Hunter (MN) 395
13. Dwight Beverly (IL) 390
14. Steve Smith* (MI) 387
15. Kerry Smith* (MI) 368
16. Richard Ryles (IL) 353
17. Norm Granger (IA) 352
18. Chucky Davis (WI) 351
19. Rodney Carter (PUR) 343
20. Gerald Green (WI) 315

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Troy King (WI) 7.2
2. Tony Hunter (MN) 5.7
3. Tim Spencer* (OHST) 5.6
4. Lawrence Ricks* (MI) 5.2
5. Owen Gill (IA) 5.1
6. Vaughn Broadnax* (OHST) 5.0
7. Eddie Phillips (IA) 4.9
8. Mel Gray (PUR) 4.7
9. Steve Smith* (MI) 4.7
10. Jim Gayle* (OHST) 4.6
11. Ricky Edwards (NWEST) 4.4
12. Orlando Brown (IN) 4.3
13. Richard Ryles (IL) 4.2
14. Jack Walsh (IN) 4.2
15. Rodney Carter (PUR) 3.9
16. Tony Ellis (MIST) 3.7
17. John Williams (WI) 3.7

Rushing Touchdowns

1. Tim Spencer* (OHST) 14
2. Steve Smith* (MI) 9
  Vaughn Broadnax* (OHST) 9
4. Lawrence Ricks* (MI) 8
5. Troy King (WI) 7
  Ricky Edwards (NWEST) 7
  Tony Ellis (MIST) 7
  Owen Gill (IA) 7
9. Orlando Brown (IN) 6
  Mel Gray (PUR) 6
  Mitchell Brookins (IL) 6
  Jim Gayle* (OHST) 6
13. Mike Tomczak* (OHST) 5
  Randy Wright (WI) 5
  Aaron Roberts (MIST) 5
16. Rick Rogers* (MI) 4
  Frank Jacobs (MN) 4
  Joe Curtis (IL) 4
  Sandy Schwab (NWEST) 4
  Chuck Long (IA) 4
  Eddie Phillips (IA) 4
  John Williams (WI) 4

Receptions

1. Mike Martin (IL) 69
2. Jon Harvey (NWEST) 52
3. Cliff Benson (PUR) 50
4. Todd Jenkins (NWEST) 49
5. Tim Brewster (IL) 46
6. Anthony Carter* (MI) 43
7. Ricky Edwards (NWEST) 41
  Dwayne McMullen (MN) 41
9. Gary Williams* (OHST) 40
10. Mel Gray (PUR) 38
11. Otis Grant (MIST) 36
12. Duane Gunn (IN) 35
  Mike Murphy (IL) 35
  Oliver Williams (IL) 35
  Craig Dunaway* (MI) 35
  David Williams (IL) 35
17. Mike Curtis (MN) 34
  Rodney Carter (PUR) 34
  Tim Stracka (WI) 34
  Ted Jones (MIST) 34

Receiving Yards

1. Mike Martin (IL) 941
2. Anthony Carter* (MI) 844
3. Jon Harvey (NWEST) 807
4. Duane Gunn (IN) 764
5. Cliff Benson (PUR) 762
6. Todd Jenkins (NWEST) 701
7. Gary Williams* (OHST) 690
8. Dwayne McMullen (MN) 640
9. David Williams (IL) 573
  Oliver Williams (IL) 573
11. Cedric Anderson* (OHST) 552
12. Tim Brewster (IL) 550
13. Otis Grant (MIST) 547
14. Tim Stracka (WI) 527
15. Craig Dunaway* (MI) 488
16. Ted Jones (MIST) 486
17. Al Toon (WI) 472
18. John Boyd (IN) 453
19. Dave Moritz (IA) 437
20. Lonnie Farrow (MN) 416

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Duane Gunn (IN) 21.8
2. Anthony Carter* (MI) 19.6
3. John Boyd (IN) 18.9
4. Gary Williams* (OHST) 17.2
5. Lonnie Farrow (MN) 16.6
6. David Williams (IL) 16.4
  Oliver Williams (IL) 16.4
8. Dwayne McMullen (MN) 15.6
9. Jon Harvey (NWEST) 15.5
10. Tim Stracka (WI) 15.5
11. Cliff Benson (PUR) 15.2
12. Otis Grant (MIST) 15.2
13. Al Toon (WI) 14.8
14. Todd Jenkins (NWEST) 14.3
15. Ted Jones (MIST) 14.3
16. Craig Dunaway* (MI) 13.9
17. Mike Martin (IL) 13.6
18. Dave Moritz (IA) 13.2
19. Jeff Nault (WI) 12.9
20. John Frank* (OHST) 12.5

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Tim Spencer* (OHST) 286
2. Lawrence Ricks* (MI) 275
3. Mel Gray (PUR) 233
4. Ricky Edwards (NWEST) 198
5. Tony Ellis (MIST) 192
6. Eddie Phillips (IA) 181
7. Orlando Brown (IN) 169
8. Jim Gayle* (OHST) 149
9. Chuck Long (IA) 129
  Owen Gill (IA) 129
11. Rodney Carter (PUR) 121
12. Richard Ryles (IL) 109
13. Vaughn Broadnax* (OHST) 104
14. Troy King (WI) 102
15. Sandy Schwab (NWEST) 90
  Alan Reid (MN) 90
17. Norm Granger (IA) 89
18. Tony Hunter (MN) 85
19. Valdez Baylor (MN) 84
20. Dwight Beverly (IL) 83
  Steve Smith* (MI) 83

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Tim Spencer* (OHST) 1676
2. Lawrence Ricks* (MI) 1444
3. Mel Gray (PUR) 1215
4. Ricky Edwards (NWEST) 1030
5. Eddie Phillips (IA) 965
6. Mike Martin (IL) 945
7. Anthony Carter* (MI) 905
8. Orlando Brown (IN) 818
9. Jon Harvey (NWEST) 807
10. Troy King (WI) 767
11. Cliff Benson (PUR) 762
12. Duane Gunn (IN) 749
13. Tony Ellis (MIST) 747
14. Todd Jenkins (NWEST) 701
15. Jim Gayle* (OHST) 692
16. Gary Williams* (OHST) 690
17. Owen Gill (IA) 662
18. Rodney Carter (PUR) 644
19. Dwayne McMullen (MN) 635
20. Norm Granger (IA) 612

Touchdowns From Scrimmage

1. Tim Spencer* (OHST) 15
2. Mitchell Brookins (IL) 10
3. Steve Smith* (MI) 9
  Vaughn Broadnax* (OHST) 9
  Ricky Edwards (NWEST) 9
6. Anthony Carter* (MI) 8
  Lawrence Ricks* (MI) 8
  Orlando Brown (IN) 8
9. Owen Gill (IA) 7
  Tony Ellis (MIST) 7
  Troy King (WI) 7
12. David Williams (IL) 6
  Duane Gunn (IN) 6
  Oliver Williams (IL) 6
  Mel Gray (PUR) 6
  Jim Gayle* (OHST) 6
17. Aaron Roberts (MIST) 5
  Cedric Anderson* (OHST) 5
  Rick Rogers* (MI) 5
  Dwayne McMullen (MN) 5
  Sandy Schwab (NWEST) 5
  Tony Hunter (MN) 5
  Mike Martin (IL) 5
  Mike Tomczak* (OHST) 5
  Al Toon (WI) 5
  Cliff Benson (PUR) 5
  Eddie Phillips (IA) 5
  Randy Wright (WI) 5

Total Plays

1. Tony Eason (IL) 523
2. Sandy Schwab (NWEST) 504
3. Scott Campbell (PUR) 469
4. Mike Hohensee (MN) 423
5. Babe Laufenberg (IN) 395
6. Randy Wright (WI) 374
7. Chuck Long (IA) 330
8. Steve Smith* (MI) 310
9. John Leister (MIST) 300
10. Tim Spencer* (OHST) 274
11. Lawrence Ricks* (MI) 266
12. Mike Tomczak* (OHST) 255
13. Mel Gray (PUR) 195
14. Tony Ellis (MIST) 179
15. Ricky Edwards (NWEST) 158
  Eddie Phillips (IA) 158
17. Jim Gayle* (OHST) 142
18. Orlando Brown (IN) 136
19. Owen Gill (IA) 120
20. Dave Yarema (MIST) 111

Total Yards

1. Tony Eason (IL) 3258
2. Sandy Schwab (NWEST) 2555
3. Scott Campbell (PUR) 2508
4. Mike Hohensee (MN) 2418
5. Babe Laufenberg (IN) 2351
6. Randy Wright (WI) 2306
7. Steve Smith* (MI) 2122
8. Mike Tomczak* (OHST) 1784
9. Tim Spencer* (OHST) 1538
10. Chuck Long (IA) 1493
11. Lawrence Ricks* (MI) 1388
12. John Leister (MIST) 1311
13. Mel Gray (PUR) 916
14. Eddie Phillips (IA) 808
15. Ricky Edwards (NWEST) 695
16. Troy King (WI) 674
17. Tony Ellis (MIST) 671
18. Jim Gayle* (OHST) 647
19. Owen Gill (IA) 613
20. Orlando Brown (IN) 580

Total Yards Per Play

1. Tony Eason (IL) 6.2

Total Touchdowns

1. Steve Smith* (MI) 23
2. Sandy Schwab (NWEST) 18
  Tony Eason (IL) 18
  Randy Wright (WI) 18
5. Scott Campbell (PUR) 15
  Mike Hohensee (MN) 15
7. Tim Spencer* (OHST) 14
8. Mike Tomczak* (OHST) 13
9. Chuck Long (IA) 12
10. Babe Laufenberg (IN) 11
11. Vaughn Broadnax* (OHST) 9
12. Lawrence Ricks* (MI) 8
  Ricky Edwards (NWEST) 8
14. Owen Gill (IA) 7
  Tony Ellis (MIST) 7
  Troy King (WI) 7
17. Orlando Brown (IN) 6
  Mitchell Brookins (IL) 6
  Mel Gray (PUR) 6
  Jim Gayle* (OHST) 6