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1983 Big Ten Conference Leaders

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Record: 57-55-2, .509 W-L% (6th of 11) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 3.99 (4th of 11) ▪ SOS: 4.72 (2nd of 11)

Conference Champion: Illinois

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

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions

1. Jack Trudeau (IL) 203
2. Sandy Schwab (NWEST) 188
3. Scott Campbell (PUR) 183
4. Steve Bradley (IN) 182
5. Randy Wright (WI) 173
6. Chuck Long (IA) 144
7. Mike Tomczak* (OHST) 131
8. Greg Murphy (MN) 115
9. Steve Smith* (MI) 106
10. Clark Brown (MIST) 82
11. Brett Sadek (MN) 60
12. Steve Burton (NWEST) 39
13. Cam Cameron (IN) 36
14. Dave Yarema (MIST) 33
15. Jim Everett (PUR) 31
16. Tom Grogan (IA) 27
17. Ken Cruz (IL) 25
18. Jim Karsatos* (OHST) 14
19. David Hall* (MI) 13
20. Cornelius Robertson (IA) 9

Pass Attempts

1. Steve Bradley (IN) 355
2. Sandy Schwab (NWEST) 334
3. Jack Trudeau (IL) 324
4. Randy Wright (WI) 323
5. Scott Campbell (PUR) 305
6. Greg Murphy (MN) 242
7. Mike Tomczak* (OHST) 237
8. Chuck Long (IA) 236
9. Steve Smith* (MI) 205
10. Clark Brown (MIST) 141
11. Brett Sadek (MN) 130
12. Steve Burton (NWEST) 76
13. Cam Cameron (IN) 68
14. Jim Everett (PUR) 66
15. Tom Grogan (IA) 56
16. Dave Yarema (MIST) 52
17. Ken Cruz (IL) 37
18. Jim Karsatos* (OHST) 30
19. David Hall* (MI) 25
20. Cornelius Robertson (IA) 19

Pass Completion Percentage

1. Jack Trudeau (IL) 62.7
2. Chuck Long (IA) 61.0
3. Scott Campbell (PUR) 60.0
4. Sandy Schwab (NWEST) 56.3
5. Mike Tomczak* (OHST) 55.3
6. Randy Wright (WI) 53.6
7. Steve Smith* (MI) 51.7
8. Steve Bradley (IN) 51.3
9. Greg Murphy (MN) 47.5

Passing Yards

1. Jack Trudeau (IL) 2446
2. Chuck Long (IA) 2434
3. Randy Wright (WI) 2329
4. Steve Bradley (IN) 2298
5. Scott Campbell (PUR) 2031
6. Mike Tomczak* (OHST) 1942
7. Sandy Schwab (NWEST) 1838
8. Steve Smith* (MI) 1420
9. Greg Murphy (MN) 1410
10. Clark Brown (MIST) 837
11. Brett Sadek (MN) 757
12. Tom Grogan (IA) 462
13. Jim Everett (PUR) 433
14. Cam Cameron (IN) 427
15. Dave Yarema (MIST) 383
16. Steve Burton (NWEST) 374
17. Ken Cruz (IL) 322
  Jim Karsatos* (OHST) 322
19. Cornelius Robertson (IA) 171
20. David Hall* (MI) 118

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Chuck Long (IA) 10.3
2. Mike Tomczak* (OHST) 8.2
3. Jack Trudeau (IL) 7.5
4. Randy Wright (WI) 7.2
5. Steve Smith* (MI) 6.9
6. Scott Campbell (PUR) 6.7
7. Steve Bradley (IN) 6.5
8. Greg Murphy (MN) 5.8
9. Sandy Schwab (NWEST) 5.5

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Chuck Long (IA) 10.0
2. Jack Trudeau (IL) 6.9
3. Mike Tomczak* (OHST) 6.8
4. Steve Smith* (MI) 6.4
5. Randy Wright (WI) 5.9
6. Steve Bradley (IN) 5.1
7. Scott Campbell (PUR) 5.1
8. Greg Murphy (MN) 3.3
9. Sandy Schwab (NWEST) 3.3

Passing Touchdowns

1. Randy Wright (WI) 19
2. Jack Trudeau (IL) 18
3. Steve Bradley (IN) 14
  Chuck Long (IA) 14
5. Mike Tomczak* (OHST) 13
  Steve Smith* (MI) 13
7. Scott Campbell (PUR) 12
8. Brett Sadek (MN) 7
9. Greg Murphy (MN) 6
  Sandy Schwab (NWEST) 6
11. Clark Brown (MIST) 4
12. Tom Grogan (IA) 3
  Cam Cameron (IN) 3
  Dave Yarema (MIST) 3
  Cornelius Robertson (IA) 3
16. Ken Cruz (IL) 2
  Jim Everett (PUR) 2
  Steve Burton (NWEST) 2
  Jim Karsatos* (OHST) 2

Passing Interceptions

1. Sandy Schwab (NWEST) 19
2. Randy Wright (WI) 18
3. Steve Bradley (IN) 17
4. Scott Campbell (PUR) 16
  Greg Murphy (MN) 16
6. Jack Trudeau (IL) 13
  Mike Tomczak* (OHST) 13
8. Clark Brown (MIST) 9
9. Chuck Long (IA) 8
  Steve Smith* (MI) 8
11. Brett Sadek (MN) 5
  Jim Everett (PUR) 5
  Steve Burton (NWEST) 5
14. Andy Hare (MN) 4
15. Cam Cameron (IN) 2
  David Hall* (MI) 2

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Chuck Long (IA) 160.4
2. Jack Trudeau (IL) 136.4
3. Mike Tomczak* (OHST) 131.2
4. Steve Smith* (MI) 123.0
5. Randy Wright (WI) 122.4
6. Scott Campbell (PUR) 118.4
7. Steve Bradley (IN) 109.1
8. Sandy Schwab (NWEST) 97.1
9. Greg Murphy (MN) 91.4

Rush Attempts

1. Keith Byars* (OHST) 222
2. Rick Rogers* (MI) 209
3. Mel Gray (PUR) 190
4. Ricky Edwards (NWEST) 183
5. Gary Ellerson (WI) 161
6. Dwight Beverly (IL) 157
7. Thomas Rooks (IL) 156
8. Eddie Phillips (IA) 149
9. Keith Gates (MIST) 134
10. Carl Butler (MIST) 126
11. Owen Gill (IA) 119
12. Steve Smith* (MI) 103
13. Kerry Smith* (MI) 98
14. Lloyd Hawthorne (PUR) 95
15. Eddie Garrett* (MI) 85
  Chuck Long (IA) 85
  Bobby Howard (IN) 85
18. Vaughn Broadnax* (OHST) 84
19. Eric Jordan (PUR) 81
20. Sandy Schwab (NWEST) 75

Rushing Yards

1. Keith Byars* (OHST) 1199
2. Rick Rogers* (MI) 1002
3. Mel Gray (PUR) 849
4. Thomas Rooks (IL) 842
5. Gary Ellerson (WI) 777
6. Eddie Phillips (IA) 740
7. Owen Gill (IA) 715
8. Dwight Beverly (IL) 685
9. Steve Smith* (MI) 667
10. Ricky Edwards (NWEST) 561
11. Carl Butler (MIST) 549
12. Keith Gates (MIST) 542
13. Eric Jordan (PUR) 521
14. Kerry Smith* (MI) 517
15. Lloyd Hawthorne (PUR) 490
16. Norm Granger (IA) 429
17. Eddie Garrett* (MI) 353
18. Vaughn Broadnax* (OHST) 346
19. Larry Emery (WI) 336
20. Joe Armentrout (WI) 325

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Steve Smith* (MI) 6.5
2. Eric Jordan (PUR) 6.4
3. Owen Gill (IA) 6.0
4. Keith Byars* (OHST) 5.4
5. Thomas Rooks (IL) 5.4
6. Kerry Smith* (MI) 5.3
7. Lloyd Hawthorne (PUR) 5.2
8. Eddie Phillips (IA) 5.0
9. Gary Ellerson (WI) 4.8
10. Rick Rogers* (MI) 4.8
11. Mel Gray (PUR) 4.5
12. Dwight Beverly (IL) 4.4
13. Carl Butler (MIST) 4.4
14. Orlando Brown (IN) 4.3
15. Eddie Garrett* (MI) 4.2
16. Vaughn Broadnax* (OHST) 4.1
17. Keith Gates (MIST) 4.0
18. David Puk (MN) 3.9
19. Bobby Howard (IN) 3.6
20. Ricky Edwards (NWEST) 3.1

Rushing Touchdowns

1. Keith Byars* (OHST) 20
2. Gary Ellerson (WI) 11
3. Owen Gill (IA) 10
  Steve Smith* (MI) 10
5. Rick Rogers* (MI) 9
  Mel Gray (PUR) 9
7. Thomas Rooks (IL) 8
  Eddie Phillips (IA) 8
  Dwight Beverly (IL) 8
10. Randy Wright (WI) 6
11. Chuck Long (IA) 5
12. Vaughn Broadnax* (OHST) 4
  Marck Harrison (WI) 4
  Keith Gates (MIST) 4
  Lloyd Hawthorne (PUR) 4
  Mike Tomczak* (OHST) 4
17. Kerry Smith* (MI) 3
  Scott Campbell (PUR) 3
  Bobby Howard (IN) 3
  Roman Bates* (OHST) 3

Receptions

1. Ricky Edwards (NWEST) 83
2. David Williams (IL) 59
  Tim Brewster (IL) 59
4. Duane Gunn (IN) 50
  Dave Moritz (IA) 50
6. Len Kenebrew (IN) 47
7. John Frank* (OHST) 45
  Al Toon (WI) 45
9. Sim Nelson* (MI) 41
10. Jeff Price (PUR) 40
11. Jon Harvey (NWEST) 39
12. Jay Carroll (MN) 37
13. Thad Jemison* (OHST) 35
14. Bret Pearson (WI) 34
  Cliff Benson (PUR) 34
16. Ronnie Harmon (IA) 29
  Vince Bean* (MI) 29
18. Fred Hartwig (MN) 28
  Dwayne McMullen (MN) 28
  Daryl Turner (MIST) 28

Receiving Yards

1. Dave Moritz (IA) 912
2. Al Toon (WI) 881
3. David Williams (IL) 870
4. Duane Gunn (IN) 815
5. Len Kenebrew (IN) 687
6. John Frank* (OHST) 641
7. Ronnie Harmon (IA) 639
8. Jeff Price (PUR) 633
9. Tim Brewster (IL) 628
10. Ricky Edwards (NWEST) 570
11. Thad Jemison* (OHST) 558
12. Daryl Turner (MIST) 549
  Jon Harvey (NWEST) 549
14. Cedric Anderson* (OHST) 524
15. Sim Nelson* (MI) 494
16. Mitchell Brookins (IL) 478
17. Jay Carroll (MN) 459
18. Vince Bean* (MI) 407
19. Dwayne McMullen (MN) 393
20. Bret Pearson (WI) 373

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Ronnie Harmon (IA) 22.0
2. Mitchell Brookins (IL) 21.7
3. Cedric Anderson* (OHST) 20.2
4. Daryl Turner (MIST) 19.6
5. Al Toon (WI) 19.6
6. Dave Moritz (IA) 18.2
7. Lungen Howard (MN) 17.1
8. Duane Gunn (IN) 16.3
9. Thad Jemison* (OHST) 15.9
10. Jeff Price (PUR) 15.8
11. Keith Byars* (OHST) 15.6
12. Tony Coates (NWEST) 14.8
13. David Williams (IL) 14.7
14. Len Kenebrew (IN) 14.6
15. John Frank* (OHST) 14.2
16. Jon Harvey (NWEST) 14.1
17. Dwayne McMullen (MN) 14.0
18. Vince Bean* (MI) 14.0
19. Jay Carroll (MN) 12.4
20. Sim Nelson* (MI) 12.0

Receiving Touchdowns

1. Al Toon (WI) 9
2. Duane Gunn (IN) 6
  David Williams (IL) 6
  Len Kenebrew (IN) 6
5. Ronnie Harmon (IA) 5
  Cliff Benson (PUR) 5
  Mitchell Brookins (IL) 5
  Daryl Turner (MIST) 5
  Dave Moritz (IA) 5
  Dwayne McMullen (MN) 5
11. Triando Markray* (MI) 4
  John Frank* (OHST) 4
  Stephan Benson (IN) 4
  Jon Harvey (NWEST) 4
15. Sim Nelson* (MI) 3
  Thad Jemison* (OHST) 3
  Thomas Rooks (IL) 3
  Vince Bean* (MI) 3
  Cedric Anderson* (OHST) 3
  Valdez Baylor (MN) 3

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Ricky Edwards (NWEST) 266
2. Keith Byars* (OHST) 245
3. Rick Rogers* (MI) 225
4. Mel Gray (PUR) 205
5. Thomas Rooks (IL) 181
6. Gary Ellerson (WI) 174
7. Dwight Beverly (IL) 166
8. Eddie Phillips (IA) 162
9. Keith Gates (MIST) 144
10. Carl Butler (MIST) 141
11. Owen Gill (IA) 132
12. Lloyd Hawthorne (PUR) 112
13. Bobby Howard (IN) 107
14. Kerry Smith* (MI) 105
15. Steve Smith* (MI) 103
16. Orlando Brown (IN) 92
17. Eric Jordan (PUR) 91
18. Eddie Garrett* (MI) 90
19. Vaughn Broadnax* (OHST) 87
20. Chuck Long (IA) 85

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Keith Byars* (OHST) 1558
2. Rick Rogers* (MI) 1139
3. Ricky Edwards (NWEST) 1131
4. Thomas Rooks (IL) 1020
5. Mel Gray (PUR) 987
6. Eddie Phillips (IA) 915
7. Dave Moritz (IA) 912
8. Duane Gunn (IN) 892
  Al Toon (WI) 892
10. Owen Gill (IA) 881
11. David Williams (IL) 870
12. Gary Ellerson (WI) 833
13. Ronnie Harmon (IA) 824
14. Dwight Beverly (IL) 762
15. Len Kenebrew (IN) 687
16. Steve Smith* (MI) 667
17. Jeff Price (PUR) 660
18. Carl Butler (MIST) 658
19. Lloyd Hawthorne (PUR) 656
20. John Frank* (OHST) 641

Touchdowns From Scrimmage

1. Keith Byars* (OHST) 21
2. Gary Ellerson (WI) 11
  Thomas Rooks (IL) 11
4. Steve Smith* (MI) 10
  Owen Gill (IA) 10
  Mel Gray (PUR) 10
7. Rick Rogers* (MI) 9
  Eddie Phillips (IA) 9
  Dwight Beverly (IL) 9
  Al Toon (WI) 9
11. Ronnie Harmon (IA) 7
12. David Williams (IL) 6
  Len Kenebrew (IN) 6
  Duane Gunn (IN) 6
  Randy Wright (WI) 6
16. Dwayne McMullen (MN) 5
  Cliff Benson (PUR) 5
  Marck Harrison (WI) 5
  Mitchell Brookins (IL) 5
  Chuck Long (IA) 5
  Lloyd Hawthorne (PUR) 5
  Dave Moritz (IA) 5
  Daryl Turner (MIST) 5
  Vaughn Broadnax* (OHST) 5

Total Plays

1. Steve Bradley (IN) 421
2. Sandy Schwab (NWEST) 409
3. Randy Wright (WI) 383
4. Jack Trudeau (IL) 368
5. Scott Campbell (PUR) 343
6. Chuck Long (IA) 321
7. Steve Smith* (MI) 308
8. Mike Tomczak* (OHST) 306
9. Greg Murphy (MN) 278
10. Keith Byars* (OHST) 222
11. Rick Rogers* (MI) 209
12. Mel Gray (PUR) 190
13. Ricky Edwards (NWEST) 183
14. Clark Brown (MIST) 181
15. Brett Sadek (MN) 178
16. Gary Ellerson (WI) 161
17. Dwight Beverly (IL) 157
18. Thomas Rooks (IL) 156
19. Eddie Phillips (IA) 149
20. Keith Gates (MIST) 134

Total Yards

1. Randy Wright (WI) 2418
2. Steve Bradley (IN) 2406
3. Chuck Long (IA) 2404
4. Jack Trudeau (IL) 2353
5. Mike Tomczak* (OHST) 2192
6. Steve Smith* (MI) 2087
7. Scott Campbell (PUR) 1952
8. Sandy Schwab (NWEST) 1763
9. Greg Murphy (MN) 1340
10. Keith Byars* (OHST) 1199
11. Rick Rogers* (MI) 1002
12. Mel Gray (PUR) 849
13. Thomas Rooks (IL) 842
14. Clark Brown (MIST) 837
15. Gary Ellerson (WI) 777
16. Eddie Phillips (IA) 740
17. Owen Gill (IA) 715
18. Brett Sadek (MN) 706
19. Dwight Beverly (IL) 685
20. Ricky Edwards (NWEST) 561

Total Touchdowns

1. Randy Wright (WI) 25
2. Steve Smith* (MI) 23
3. Keith Byars* (OHST) 20
4. Chuck Long (IA) 19
  Jack Trudeau (IL) 19
6. Mike Tomczak* (OHST) 17
7. Steve Bradley (IN) 15
  Scott Campbell (PUR) 15
9. Gary Ellerson (WI) 11
10. Owen Gill (IA) 10
11. Mel Gray (PUR) 9
  Rick Rogers* (MI) 9
13. Thomas Rooks (IL) 8
  Eddie Phillips (IA) 8
  Dwight Beverly (IL) 8
16. Sandy Schwab (NWEST) 7
  Brett Sadek (MN) 7
18. Greg Murphy (MN) 6
19. Lloyd Hawthorne (PUR) 4
  Keith Gates (MIST) 4
  Clark Brown (MIST) 4
  Marck Harrison (WI) 4
  Vaughn Broadnax* (OHST) 4