You Are Here > > > > > Leaders

1983 Big Ten Conference Leaders

Previous Year ▪ Next Year

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

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

Pass Completion Percentage

1. Jack Trudeau (Illinois) 62.7
2. Chuck Long (Iowa) 61.0
3. Scott Campbell (Purdue) 60.0
4. Sandy Schwab (Northwestern) 56.3
5. Mike Tomczak* (Ohio State) 55.3
6. Randy Wright (Wisconsin) 53.6
7. Steve Smith* (Michigan) 51.7
8. Steve Bradley (Indiana) 51.3
9. Greg Murphy (Minnesota) 47.5

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Chuck Long (Iowa) 10.3
2. Mike Tomczak* (Ohio State) 8.2
3. Jack Trudeau (Illinois) 7.5
4. Randy Wright (Wisconsin) 7.2
5. Steve Smith* (Michigan) 6.9
6. Scott Campbell (Purdue) 6.7
7. Steve Bradley (Indiana) 6.5
8. Greg Murphy (Minnesota) 5.8
9. Sandy Schwab (Northwestern) 5.5

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Chuck Long (Iowa) 10.0
2. Jack Trudeau (Illinois) 6.9
3. Mike Tomczak* (Ohio State) 6.8
4. Steve Smith* (Michigan) 6.4
5. Randy Wright (Wisconsin) 5.9
6. Steve Bradley (Indiana) 5.1
7. Scott Campbell (Purdue) 5.1
8. Greg Murphy (Minnesota) 3.3
9. Sandy Schwab (Northwestern) 3.3

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Chuck Long (Iowa) 160.4
2. Jack Trudeau (Illinois) 136.4
3. Mike Tomczak* (Ohio State) 131.2
4. Steve Smith* (Michigan) 123.0
5. Randy Wright (Wisconsin) 122.4
6. Scott Campbell (Purdue) 118.4
7. Steve Bradley (Indiana) 109.1
8. Sandy Schwab (Northwestern) 97.1
9. Greg Murphy (Minnesota) 91.4

Receiving Yards Per Reception

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

Yards From Scrimmage

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

Punt Return Touchdowns

1. Garcia Lane* (Ohio State) 2