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1984 Big Ten Conference Year Summary

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Record: 56-59-2, .487 W-L% (11th of 11) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 2.86 (6th of 11) ▪ SOS: 3.34 (2nd of 11)

Conference Champion: Ohio State

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

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Ohio State 9 3 0 .750 7 2 0 .778 32.6 16.7 12.00 2.00
Illinois 7 4 0 .636 6 3 0 .667 29.4 19.0 9.46 2.19
Purdue 7 5 0 .583 6 3 0 .667 23.8 23.6 5.34 4.51
Iowa 8 4 1 .654 5 3 1 .611 27.6 15.5 10.18 2.10
Wisconsin 7 4 1 .625 5 3 1 .611 20.2 17.2 5.14 1.89
Michigan 6 6 0 .500 5 4 0 .556 17.8 16.7 5.77 5.35
Michigan State 6 6 0 .500 5 4 0 .556 16.1 16.9 2.39 2.81
Minnesota 4 7 0 .364 3 6 0 .333 17.6 28.7 -4.83 3.63
Northwestern 2 9 0 .182 2 7 0 .222 12.5 31.7 -8.35 5.56
Indiana 0 11 0 .000 0 9 0 .000 16.8 30.7 -8.52 3.39

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/4 9/11 9/18 9/25 10/2 10/9 10/16 10/23 10/30 11/6 11/13 11/20 11/27 12/4 Final
Ohio State 7 6 9 5 3 2 8 8 6 16 13 11 8 6 6 13
Iowa 12 10 5 14       18 17 17 18         16
Michigan 14 14 3 16 14 13                    
Purdue             14                  
Wisconsin                             20  

6 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1985-01-01 Rose Bowl Southern California 20 Ohio State 17 Rose Bowl (Pasadena, CA)
1984-12-31 Peach Bowl Virginia 27 Purdue 24 Peach Bowl (Atlanta, GA)
1984-12-29 Hall of Fame Classic Kentucky 20 Wisconsin 19 Hall of Fame Classic (Birmingham, AL)
1984-12-26 Freedom Bowl Iowa 55 Texas 17 Freedom Bowl (Anaheim, CA)
1984-12-22 Cherry Bowl Army 10 Michigan State 6 Cherry Bowl (Pontiac, MI)
1984-12-21 Holiday Bowl Brigham Young 24 Michigan 17 Holiday Bowl (San Diego, CA)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completion Percentage

1. Chuck Long* (Iowa) 67.1
2. Jack Trudeau (Illinois) 65.3
3. Mike Tomczak* (Ohio State) 59.4
4. Mike Howard* (Wisconsin) 58.0
5. Jim Everett* (Purdue) 57.8
6. Dave Yarema* (Michigan State) 53.6
7. Steve Bradley (Indiana) 51.7
8. Sandy Schwab (Northwestern) 47.0

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Chuck Long* (Iowa) 8.9
2. Mike Tomczak* (Ohio State) 8.0
3. Jim Everett* (Purdue) 7.6
4. Jack Trudeau (Illinois) 7.2
5. Mike Howard* (Wisconsin) 6.8
6. Dave Yarema* (Michigan State) 6.7
7. Steve Bradley (Indiana) 6.3
8. Sandy Schwab (Northwestern) 4.3

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Chuck Long* (Iowa) 8.5
2. Jack Trudeau (Illinois) 7.0
3. Mike Tomczak* (Ohio State) 6.8
4. Jim Everett* (Purdue) 6.7
5. Mike Howard* (Wisconsin) 5.8
6. Dave Yarema* (Michigan State) 4.6
7. Steve Bradley (Indiana) 4.6
8. Sandy Schwab (Northwestern) 2.4

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Chuck Long* (Iowa) 156.4
2. Jack Trudeau (Illinois) 136.3
3. Mike Tomczak* (Ohio State) 131.1
4. Jim Everett* (Purdue) 127.6
5. Mike Howard* (Wisconsin) 118.8
6. Dave Yarema* (Michigan State) 112.3
7. Steve Bradley (Indiana) 103.2
8. Sandy Schwab (Northwestern) 77.1

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Larry Emery* (Wisconsin) 6.2
2. John Wooldridge* (Ohio State) 5.9
3. Keith Byars* (Ohio State) 5.2
4. Bob Perryman* (Michigan) 5.2
5. Casey Cummings (Northwestern) 4.9
6. Jamie Morris* (Michigan) 4.9
7. Joe Armentrout* (Wisconsin) 4.8
8. Thomas Rooks (Illinois) 4.8
9. Ronnie Harmon* (Iowa) 4.8
10. Marck Harrison* (Wisconsin) 4.7

Receiving Yards

1. David Williams (Illinois) 1278
2. Steve Griffin* (Purdue) 1060
3. Len Kenebrew (Indiana) 750
  Al Toon* (Wisconsin) 750
5. Randy Grant (Illinois) 680
6. Cris Carter* (Ohio State) 648
7. Bill Happel* (Iowa) 632
8. Mike Lanese* (Ohio State) 618
9. Marty Scott* (Purdue) 596
10. Dwayne McMullen (Minnesota) 594

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Dwayne McMullen (Minnesota) 22.8
2. Len Kenebrew (Indiana) 18.3
3. Randy Grant (Illinois) 16.6
4. Steve Griffin* (Purdue) 16.6
5. Rick Brunner* (Purdue) 15.9
6. Cris Carter* (Ohio State) 15.8
7. Ernie Jones (Indiana) 15.7
8. Vince Bean* (Michigan) 15.3
9. Mike Lanese* (Ohio State) 15.1
10. Al Toon* (Wisconsin) 13.9

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Keith Byars* (Ohio State) 378
2. Thomas Rooks (Illinois) 236
3. Ronnie Harmon* (Iowa) 222
4. Owen Gill* (Iowa) 221
5. Marck Harrison* (Wisconsin) 185
6. Rodney Carter* (Purdue) 168
7. Ray Wallace* (Purdue) 162
8. Carl Butler* (Michigan State) 154
9. Rick Rogers* (Michigan) 150
  Lorenzo White* (Michigan State) 150

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Keith Byars* (Ohio State) 2243
2. David Williams (Illinois) 1274
3. Ronnie Harmon* (Iowa) 1225
4. Thomas Rooks (Illinois) 1167
5. Owen Gill* (Iowa) 1121
6. Steve Griffin* (Purdue) 1060
7. Marck Harrison* (Wisconsin) 872
8. Bruce King* (Purdue) 771
9. John Wooldridge* (Ohio State) 753
10. Ray Wallace* (Purdue) 752

Total Yards

1. Jim Everett* (Purdue) 3207
2. Jack Trudeau (Illinois) 2797
3. Chuck Long* (Iowa) 2717
4. Steve Bradley (Indiana) 2561
5. Mike Howard* (Wisconsin) 2138
6. Mike Tomczak* (Ohio State) 1951
7. Keith Byars* (Ohio State) 1799
8. Rickey Foggie (Minnesota) 1683
9. Dave Yarema* (Michigan State) 1405
10. Thomas Rooks (Illinois) 1056

Total Yards Per Play

1. Jim Everett* (Purdue) 6.6