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1982 Big Ten Conference Year Summary

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Record: 55-60-0, .478 W-L% (9th 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)

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Michigan 8 4 0 .667 8 1 0 .889 28.8 17.0 15.89 7.05
Ohio State 9 3 0 .750 7 1 0 .875 29.0 17.3 14.99 4.82
Iowa 8 4 0 .667 6 2 0 .750 19.1 19.2 6.62 5.54
Illinois 7 5 0 .583 6 3 0 .667 28.2 19.1 10.90 5.40
Wisconsin 7 5 0 .583 5 4 0 .556 23.9 21.0 6.80 4.63
Indiana 5 6 0 .455 4 5 0 .444 18.5 22.7 2.54 5.63
Purdue 3 8 0 .273 3 6 0 .333 19.2 29.5 -2.57 6.43
Northwestern 3 8 0 .273 2 7 0 .222 18.7 34.5 -7.67 3.06
Michigan State 2 9 0 .182 2 7 0 .222 18.4 22.0 0.92 6.19
Minnesota 3 8 0 .273 1 8 0 .111 22.5 27.2 -3.80 2.84

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/6 9/13 9/20 9/27 10/4 10/11 10/18 10/25 11/1 11/8 11/15 11/22 11/29 12/6 Final
Ohio State 14 14 12 13                 18 18 17 12
Illinois       19   20 15                  
Michigan 12 12 10 20         20 15 14 13 20 20 19  
Minnesota         19                      

5 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1983-01-01 Rose Bowl UCLA 24 Michigan 14 Rose Bowl (Pasadena, CA)
1982-12-31 Peach Bowl Iowa 28 Tennessee 22 Peach Bowl (Atlanta, GA)
1982-12-29 Liberty Bowl Alabama 21 Illinois 15 Liberty Bowl (Memphis, TN)
1982-12-17 Holiday Bowl Ohio State 47 Brigham Young 17 Holiday Bowl (San Diego, CA)
1982-12-11 Independence Bowl Wisconsin 14 Kansas State 3 Independence Bowl (Shreveport, LA)

Conference Leaders

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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
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
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
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
  Steve Smith* (MI) 14
  Scott Campbell (PUR) 14
5. Randy Wright (WI) 13
  Mike Hohensee (MN) 13
7. Babe Laufenberg (IN) 11
8. Mike Tomczak* (OHST) 8
  Chuck Long (IA) 8
10. John Leister (MIST) 4
  Dave Yarema (MIST) 4
Passing Interceptions
1. Sandy Schwab (NWEST) 20
2. Mike Hohensee (MN) 19
3. Tony Eason (IL) 15
4. Babe Laufenberg (IN) 14
5. Randy Wright (WI) 13
  Steve Smith* (MI) 13
7. Scott Campbell (PUR) 12
8. John Leister (MIST) 11
  Mike Tomczak* (OHST) 11
10. Chuck Long (IA) 10
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
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
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1. Troy King (WI) 7.2
2. Tony Hunter (MN) 5.7
3. Tim Spencer* (OHST) 5.6
4. Dwight Beverly (IL) 5.3
5. Lawrence Ricks* (MI) 5.2
6. Owen Gill (IA) 5.1
7. Vaughn Broadnax* (OHST) 5.0
8. Eddie Phillips (IA) 4.9
9. Mel Gray (PUR) 4.7
10. Steve Smith* (MI) 4.7
Rushing Touchdowns
1. Tim Spencer* (OHST) 14
2. Vaughn Broadnax* (OHST) 9
  Steve Smith* (MI) 9
4. Lawrence Ricks* (MI) 8
5. Tony Ellis (MIST) 7
  Troy King (WI) 7
  Ricky Edwards (NWEST) 7
  Owen Gill (IA) 7
9. Mel Gray (PUR) 6
  Jim Gayle* (OHST) 6
  Orlando Brown (IN) 6
  Mitchell Brookins (IL) 6
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
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. Oliver Williams (IL) 573
  David Williams (IL) 573
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. Oliver Williams (IL) 16.4
  David Williams (IL) 16.4
8. Dwayne McMullen (MN) 15.6
9. Jon Harvey (NWEST) 15.5
10. Tim Stracka (WI) 15.5
Receiving Touchdowns
1. Anthony Carter* (MI) 8
2. Oliver Williams (IL) 6
  David Williams (IL) 6
4. Mike Martin (IL) 5
  Dwayne McMullen (MN) 5
  Duane Gunn (IN) 5
  Cliff Benson (PUR) 5
  Al Toon (WI) 5
9. Jon Harvey (NWEST) 4
  Mitchell Brookins (IL) 4
  Jeff Nault (WI) 4
  Otis Grant (MIST) 4
  Cedric Anderson* (OHST) 4
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. Owen Gill (IA) 129
  Chuck Long (IA) 129
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
Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1. Tim Spencer* (OHST) 15
2. Mitchell Brookins (IL) 10
3. Steve Smith* (MI) 9
  Ricky Edwards (NWEST) 9
  Vaughn Broadnax* (OHST) 9
6. Lawrence Ricks* (MI) 8
  Anthony Carter* (MI) 8
  Orlando Brown (IN) 8
9. Tony Ellis (MIST) 7
  Troy King (WI) 7
  Owen Gill (IA) 7
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
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
Total Yards Per Play
1. Tony Eason (IL) 6.2
Total Touchdowns
1. Steve Smith* (MI) 23
2. Randy Wright (WI) 18
  Tony Eason (IL) 18
  Sandy Schwab (NWEST) 18
5. Mike Hohensee (MN) 15
  Scott Campbell (PUR) 15
7. Tim Spencer* (OHST) 14
8. Mike Tomczak* (OHST) 13
9. Chuck Long (IA) 12
10. Babe Laufenberg (IN) 11