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1984 Big Ten Conference Year Summary

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Record: 56-59-2, .487 W-L% (9th 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 Completions
1. Jim Everett* (PUR) 249
2. Jack Trudeau (IL) 247
3. Chuck Long* (IA) 216
4. Steve Bradley (IN) 208
5. Mike Howard* (WI) 182
6. Mike Tomczak* (OHST) 145
7. Dave Yarema* (MIST) 119
8. Sandy Schwab (NWEST) 93
9. Mike Greenfield (NWEST) 80
10. Chris Zurbrugg* (MI) 63
Pass Attempts
1. Jim Everett* (PUR) 431
2. Steve Bradley (IN) 402
3. Jack Trudeau (IL) 378
4. Chuck Long* (IA) 322
5. Mike Howard* (WI) 314
6. Mike Tomczak* (OHST) 244
7. Dave Yarema* (MIST) 222
8. Sandy Schwab (NWEST) 198
9. Mike Greenfield (NWEST) 149
10. Rickey Foggie (MN) 121
Pass Completion Percentage
1. Chuck Long* (IA) 67.1
2. Jack Trudeau (IL) 65.3
3. Mike Tomczak* (OHST) 59.4
4. Mike Howard* (WI) 58.0
5. Jim Everett* (PUR) 57.8
6. Dave Yarema* (MIST) 53.6
7. Steve Bradley (IN) 51.7
8. Sandy Schwab (NWEST) 47.0
Passing Yards
1. Jim Everett* (PUR) 3256
2. Chuck Long* (IA) 2871
3. Jack Trudeau (IL) 2724
4. Steve Bradley (IN) 2544
5. Mike Howard* (WI) 2127
6. Mike Tomczak* (OHST) 1952
7. Dave Yarema* (MIST) 1477
8. Rickey Foggie (MN) 1036
9. Sandy Schwab (NWEST) 845
10. Mike Greenfield (NWEST) 733
Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Chuck Long* (IA) 8.9
2. Mike Tomczak* (OHST) 8.0
3. Jim Everett* (PUR) 7.6
4. Jack Trudeau (IL) 7.2
5. Mike Howard* (WI) 6.8
6. Dave Yarema* (MIST) 6.7
7. Steve Bradley (IN) 6.3
8. Sandy Schwab (NWEST) 4.3
Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Chuck Long* (IA) 8.5
2. Jack Trudeau (IL) 7.0
3. Mike Tomczak* (OHST) 6.8
4. Jim Everett* (PUR) 6.7
5. Mike Howard* (WI) 5.8
6. Dave Yarema* (MIST) 4.6
7. Steve Bradley (IN) 4.6
8. Sandy Schwab (NWEST) 2.4
Passing Touchdowns
1. Chuck Long* (IA) 22
2. Jack Trudeau (IL) 18
  Jim Everett* (PUR) 18
4. Mike Howard* (WI) 11
  Dave Yarema* (MIST) 11
6. Mike Tomczak* (OHST) 10
  Steve Bradley (IN) 10
  Rickey Foggie (MN) 10
9. Chris Zurbrugg* (MI) 6
10. Ken Cruz (IL) 4
Passing Interceptions
1. Steve Bradley (IN) 20
2. Jim Everett* (PUR) 16
3. Dave Yarema* (MIST) 15
4. Chuck Long* (IA) 13
5. Mike Howard* (WI) 12
6. Mike Tomczak* (OHST) 11
7. Jack Trudeau (IL) 10
8. Rickey Foggie (MN) 9
  Sandy Schwab (NWEST) 9
10. Chris Zurbrugg* (MI) 7
Passing Efficiency Rating
1. Chuck Long* (IA) 156.4
2. Jack Trudeau (IL) 136.3
3. Mike Tomczak* (OHST) 131.1
4. Jim Everett* (PUR) 127.6
5. Mike Howard* (WI) 118.8
6. Dave Yarema* (MIST) 112.3
7. Steve Bradley (IN) 103.2
8. Sandy Schwab (NWEST) 77.1
Rush Attempts
1. Keith Byars* (OHST) 336
2. Thomas Rooks (IL) 219
3. Owen Gill* (IA) 199
4. Ronnie Harmon* (IA) 190
5. Marck Harrison* (WI) 179
6. Carl Butler* (MIST) 149
7. Ray Wallace* (PUR) 145
  Rickey Foggie (MN) 145
9. Lorenzo White* (MIST) 142
10. Rick Rogers* (MI) 139
Rushing Yards
1. Keith Byars* (OHST) 1764
2. Thomas Rooks (IL) 1056
3. Owen Gill* (IA) 920
4. Ronnie Harmon* (IA) 907
5. Marck Harrison* (WI) 848
6. Larry Emery* (WI) 675
7. Rickey Foggie (MN) 647
8. John Wooldridge* (OHST) 633
9. Lorenzo White* (MIST) 616
10. Ray Wallace* (PUR) 587
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1. Larry Emery* (WI) 6.2
2. John Wooldridge* (OHST) 5.9
3. Keith Byars* (OHST) 5.2
4. Bob Perryman* (MI) 5.2
5. Casey Cummings (NWEST) 4.9
6. Jamie Morris* (MI) 4.9
7. Joe Armentrout* (WI) 4.8
8. Thomas Rooks (IL) 4.8
9. Ronnie Harmon* (IA) 4.8
10. Marck Harrison* (WI) 4.7
Rushing Touchdowns
1. Keith Byars* (OHST) 22
2. Ronnie Harmon* (IA) 11
3. Ray Wallace* (PUR) 6
4. Bob Perryman* (MI) 5
  Carl Butler* (MIST) 5
  Larry Emery* (WI) 5
7. Thomas Rooks (IL) 4
  Rodney Carter* (PUR) 4
  Orlando Brown (IN) 4
  Chuck Long* (IA) 4
  John Wooldridge* (OHST) 4
  Owen Gill* (IA) 4
  Lorenzo White* (MIST) 4
  Ray Wilson (IL) 4
Receptions
1. David Williams (IL) 101
2. Steve Griffin* (PUR) 64
3. Al Toon* (WI) 54
4. Bill Happel* (IA) 47
5. Marty Scott* (PUR) 46
6. Cap Boso (IL) 44
7. Jonathan Hayes* (IA) 42
  Keith Byars* (OHST) 42
9. Randy Grant (IL) 41
  Mike Lanese* (OHST) 41
  Len Kenebrew (IN) 41
  Bret Pearson* (WI) 41
  Cris Carter* (OHST) 41
Receiving Yards
1. David Williams (IL) 1278
2. Steve Griffin* (PUR) 1060
3. Len Kenebrew (IN) 750
  Al Toon* (WI) 750
5. Randy Grant (IL) 680
6. Cris Carter* (OHST) 648
7. Bill Happel* (IA) 632
8. Mike Lanese* (OHST) 618
9. Marty Scott* (PUR) 596
10. Dwayne McMullen (MN) 594
Receiving Yards Per Reception
1. Dwayne McMullen (MN) 22.8
2. Len Kenebrew (IN) 18.3
3. Randy Grant (IL) 16.6
4. Steve Griffin* (PUR) 16.6
5. Rick Brunner* (PUR) 15.9
6. Cris Carter* (OHST) 15.8
7. Ernie Jones (IN) 15.7
8. Vince Bean* (MI) 15.3
9. Mike Lanese* (OHST) 15.1
10. Al Toon* (WI) 13.9
Receiving Touchdowns
1. David Williams (IL) 8
  Randy Grant (IL) 8
  Cris Carter* (OHST) 8
4. Jonathan Hayes* (IA) 6
5. Steve Griffin* (PUR) 5
  Robert Smith* (IA) 5
  Al Toon* (WI) 5
  Dwayne McMullen (MN) 5
9. Mark Ingram* (MIST) 4
  Scott Helverson* (IA) 4
  Jeff Price* (PUR) 4
Plays From Scrimmage
1. Keith Byars* (OHST) 378
2. Thomas Rooks (IL) 236
3. Ronnie Harmon* (IA) 222
4. Owen Gill* (IA) 221
5. Marck Harrison* (WI) 185
6. Rodney Carter* (PUR) 168
7. Ray Wallace* (PUR) 162
8. Carl Butler* (MIST) 154
9. Rick Rogers* (MI) 150
  Lorenzo White* (MIST) 150
Yards From Scrimmage
1. Keith Byars* (OHST) 2243
2. David Williams (IL) 1274
3. Ronnie Harmon* (IA) 1225
4. Thomas Rooks (IL) 1167
5. Owen Gill* (IA) 1121
6. Steve Griffin* (PUR) 1060
7. Marck Harrison* (WI) 872
8. Bruce King* (PUR) 771
9. John Wooldridge* (OHST) 753
10. Ray Wallace* (PUR) 752
Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1. Keith Byars* (OHST) 24
2. Ronnie Harmon* (IA) 12
3. David Williams (IL) 8
  Randy Grant (IL) 8
  Cris Carter* (OHST) 8
6. Bob Perryman* (MI) 6
  Carl Butler* (MIST) 6
  Jonathan Hayes* (IA) 6
  Ray Wallace* (PUR) 6
10. Thomas Rooks (IL) 5
  Steve Griffin* (PUR) 5
  Ray Wilson (IL) 5
  Al Toon* (WI) 5
  Dwayne McMullen (MN) 5
  Larry Emery* (WI) 5
  Robert Smith* (IA) 5
Total Plays
1. Jim Everett* (PUR) 483
2. Steve Bradley (IN) 479
3. Jack Trudeau (IL) 430
4. Chuck Long* (IA) 413
5. Mike Howard* (WI) 401
6. Keith Byars* (OHST) 337
7. Dave Yarema* (MIST) 301
8. Mike Tomczak* (OHST) 288
9. Rickey Foggie (MN) 266
10. Sandy Schwab (NWEST) 242
Total Yards
1. Jim Everett* (PUR) 3207
2. Jack Trudeau (IL) 2797
3. Chuck Long* (IA) 2717
4. Steve Bradley (IN) 2561
5. Mike Howard* (WI) 2138
6. Mike Tomczak* (OHST) 1951
7. Keith Byars* (OHST) 1799
8. Rickey Foggie (MN) 1683
9. Dave Yarema* (MIST) 1405
10. Thomas Rooks (IL) 1056
Total Yards Per Play
1. Jim Everett* (PUR) 6.6
Total Touchdowns
1. Chuck Long* (IA) 26
2. Keith Byars* (OHST) 23
3. Jim Everett* (PUR) 19
4. Jack Trudeau (IL) 18
5. Dave Yarema* (MIST) 13
6. Steve Bradley (IN) 12
  Mike Howard* (WI) 12
  Rickey Foggie (MN) 12
9. Mike Tomczak* (OHST) 11
  Ronnie Harmon* (IA) 11