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1985 Big Ten Conference Year Summary

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Record: 66-48-2, .578 W-L% (2nd of 11) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 7.63 (2nd of 11) ▪ SOS: 5.37 (2nd of 11)

Conference Champion: Iowa

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

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Iowa 10 2 0 .833 7 1 0 .875 36.7 15.6 16.48 4.23
Michigan 10 1 1 .875 6 1 1 .813 28.5 8.2 23.81 8.64
Illinois 6 5 1 .542 5 2 1 .688 25.3 27.8 7.50 6.75
Ohio State 9 3 0 .750 5 3 0 .625 27.1 17.7 15.13 6.72
Michigan State 7 5 0 .583 5 3 0 .625 21.5 18.3 8.82 6.40
Minnesota 7 5 0 .583 4 4 0 .500 24.4 20.0 8.00 4.92
Purdue 5 6 0 .455 3 5 0 .375 26.1 27.8 6.07 6.25
Wisconsin 5 6 0 .455 2 6 0 .250 21.0 23.9 1.65 3.19
Indiana 4 7 0 .364 1 7 0 .125 22.8 30.9 -2.43 3.48
Northwestern 3 8 0 .273 1 7 0 .125 15.5 30.2 -8.76 3.15

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/3 9/10 9/17 9/24 10/1 10/8 10/15 10/22 10/29 11/5 11/12 11/19 11/26 12/3 12/10 Final
Michigan       19 12 7 3 2 4 4 9 8 6 5 5 5 2
Iowa 4 4 5 4 3 1 1 1 1 1 6 5 3 2 3 4 10
Ohio State 8 9 9 7 5 5 15 11 9 8 4 3 12 19 17 17 14
Illinois 11 11 19 20                          
Minnesota                 20                

6 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1986-01-01 Fiesta Bowl Michigan 27 Nebraska 23 Fiesta Bowl (Tempe, AZ)
1986-01-01 Rose Bowl UCLA 45 Iowa 28 Rose Bowl (Pasadena, CA)
1985-12-31 Hall of Fame Classic Georgia Tech 17 Michigan State 14 Hall of Fame Classic (Birmingham, AL)
1985-12-31 Peach Bowl Army 31 Illinois 29 Peach Bowl (Atlanta, GA)
1985-12-28 Citrus Bowl Ohio State 10 Brigham Young 7 Citrus Bowl (Orlando, FL)
1985-12-21 Independence Bowl Minnesota 20 Clemson 13 Independence Bowl (Shreveport, LA)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions
1. Jim Everett (PUR) 285
2. Jack Trudeau (IL) 284
3. Chuck Long (IA) 231
4. Mike Greenfield (NWEST) 199
5. Jim Karsatos* (OHST) 177
6. Jim Harbaugh* (MI) 145
7. Steve Bradley (IN) 142
8. Dave Yarema* (MIST) 66
9. Rickey Foggie (MN) 65
10. Mike Howard (WI) 62
Pass Attempts
1. Jim Everett (PUR) 450
2. Jack Trudeau (IL) 446
3. Chuck Long (IA) 351
4. Mike Greenfield (NWEST) 335
5. Jim Karsatos* (OHST) 289
6. Steve Bradley (IN) 266
7. Jim Harbaugh* (MI) 227
8. Bud Keyes (WI) 147
9. Rickey Foggie (MN) 141
10. Dave Yarema* (MIST) 116
Pass Completion Percentage
1. Chuck Long (IA) 65.8
2. Jim Harbaugh* (MI) 63.9
3. Jack Trudeau (IL) 63.7
4. Jim Everett (PUR) 63.3
5. Jim Karsatos* (OHST) 61.2
6. Mike Greenfield (NWEST) 59.4
7. Steve Bradley (IN) 53.4
Passing Yards
1. Jim Everett (PUR) 3651
2. Chuck Long (IA) 2978
3. Jack Trudeau (IL) 2938
4. Jim Karsatos* (OHST) 2311
5. Mike Greenfield (NWEST) 2152
6. Jim Harbaugh* (MI) 1976
7. Steve Bradley (IN) 1737
8. Rickey Foggie (MN) 1370
9. Dave Yarema* (MIST) 840
10. Bud Keyes (WI) 829
Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Jim Harbaugh* (MI) 8.7
2. Chuck Long (IA) 8.5
3. Jim Everett (PUR) 8.1
4. Jim Karsatos* (OHST) 8.0
5. Jack Trudeau (IL) 6.6
6. Steve Bradley (IN) 6.5
7. Mike Greenfield (NWEST) 6.4
Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Jim Harbaugh* (MI) 9.1
2. Jim Karsatos* (OHST) 8.1
3. Chuck Long (IA) 8.0
4. Jim Everett (PUR) 8.0
5. Jack Trudeau (IL) 5.7
6. Mike Greenfield (NWEST) 5.1
7. Steve Bradley (IN) 4.8
Passing Touchdowns
1. Chuck Long (IA) 26
2. Jim Everett (PUR) 23
3. Jim Karsatos* (OHST) 19
4. Jim Harbaugh* (MI) 18
5. Jack Trudeau (IL) 15
6. Steve Bradley (IN) 11
7. Dave Yarema* (MIST) 10
8. Bud Keyes (WI) 8
9. Rickey Foggie (MN) 7
10. Mike Greenfield (NWEST) 5
Passing Interceptions
1. Chuck Long (IA) 15
  Jack Trudeau (IL) 15
  Steve Bradley (IN) 15
4. Mike Greenfield (NWEST) 12
5. Jim Everett (PUR) 11
6. Mike Howard (WI) 10
7. Bud Keyes (WI) 8
  Jim Karsatos* (OHST) 8
9. Jim Harbaugh* (MI) 6
10. Bobby McAllister* (MIST) 4
  Dave Kramme (IN) 4
  Rickey Foggie (MN) 4
Passing Efficiency Rating
1. Jim Harbaugh* (MI) 157.9
2. Chuck Long (IA) 153.0
3. Jim Karsatos* (OHST) 144.6
4. Jim Everett (PUR) 143.5
5. Jack Trudeau (IL) 123.4
6. Mike Greenfield (NWEST) 111.1
7. Steve Bradley (IN) 110.6
Rush Attempts
1. Lorenzo White* (MIST) 419
2. Larry Emery (WI) 224
3. Ronnie Harmon (IA) 209
4. Jamie Morris* (MI) 197
5. Bobby Howard (IN) 194
6. John Wooldridge* (OHST) 174
7. Mike Greenfield (NWEST) 168
8. Stanley Davenport (NWEST) 149
9. Thomas Rooks (IL) 133
  Gerald White* (MI) 133
Rushing Yards
1. Lorenzo White* (MIST) 2066
2. Larry Emery (WI) 1113
3. Ronnie Harmon (IA) 1111
4. Jamie Morris* (MI) 1030
5. Bobby Howard (IN) 967
6. John Wooldridge* (OHST) 820
7. Thomas Rooks (IL) 718
8. Stanley Davenport (NWEST) 598
9. Valdez Baylor (MN) 582
10. George Cooper* (OHST) 581
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1. Joe Armentrout (WI) 6.4
2. Valdez Baylor (MN) 5.9
3. Thomas Rooks (IL) 5.4
4. Ronnie Harmon (IA) 5.3
5. Jamie Morris* (MI) 5.2
6. Ray Wallace (PUR) 5.2
7. Bobby Howard (IN) 5.0
8. Larry Emery (WI) 5.0
9. Lorenzo White* (MIST) 4.9
10. John Wooldridge* (OHST) 4.7
Rushing Touchdowns
1. Lorenzo White* (MIST) 17
2. Ronnie Harmon (IA) 9
  Rickey Foggie (MN) 9
4. Larry Emery (WI) 8
5. Gerald White* (MI) 7
  Bobby Howard (IN) 7
  John Wooldridge* (OHST) 7
  James Medlock (PUR) 7
9. David Hudson (IA) 6
  Damon Sweazy (IN) 6
Receptions
1. Rodney Carter (PUR) 98
2. David Williams (IL) 85
3. Cris Carter* (OHST) 58
4. Thomas Rooks (IL) 55
  Kenny Allen (IN) 55
6. Scott Helverson (IA) 53
7. Bill Happel (IA) 50
8. Ronnie Harmon (IA) 49
  Stephen Pierce (IL) 49
10. Mark Jackson (PUR) 43
  Ray Wallace (PUR) 43
  Dave Lilja (IN) 43
Receiving Yards
1. Rodney Carter (PUR) 1099
2. David Williams (IL) 1047
3. Cris Carter* (OHST) 950
4. Kenny Allen (IN) 929
5. Bill Happel (IA) 812
6. Mark Ingram* (MIST) 745
7. Mark Jackson (PUR) 732
8. Scott Helverson (IA) 686
9. Paul Jokisch* (MI) 681
10. Steve Griffin (PUR) 617
Receiving Yards Per Reception
1. Melvin Anderson (MN) 23.6
2. Mark Ingram* (MIST) 21.9
3. Tim Fullington (WI) 19.2
4. Paul Jokisch* (MI) 18.4
5. Mike Lanese* (OHST) 17.8
6. Mark Jackson (PUR) 17.0
7. Kenny Allen (IN) 16.9
8. Cris Carter* (OHST) 16.4
9. Bill Happel (IA) 16.2
10. Steve Griffin (PUR) 16.2
Receiving Touchdowns
1. Eric Kattus* (MI) 8
  David Williams (IL) 8
  Cris Carter* (OHST) 8
4. Robert Smith (IA) 7
  Ray Wallace (PUR) 7
  Bill Happel (IA) 7
7. Steve Griffin (PUR) 6
8. Mike Lanese* (OHST) 5
  Mark Ingram* (MIST) 5
  Scott Helverson (IA) 5
  Mike Flagg (IA) 5
  Mark Jackson (PUR) 5
Plays From Scrimmage
1. Lorenzo White* (MIST) 425
2. Ronnie Harmon (IA) 258
3. Larry Emery (WI) 240
4. Jamie Morris* (MI) 230
5. Bobby Howard (IN) 219
6. John Wooldridge* (OHST) 198
7. Thomas Rooks (IL) 188
8. Stanley Davenport (NWEST) 181
9. Rodney Carter (PUR) 169
10. Mike Greenfield (NWEST) 168
Yards From Scrimmage
1. Lorenzo White* (MIST) 2094
2. Ronnie Harmon (IA) 1708
3. Rodney Carter (PUR) 1315
4. Jamie Morris* (MI) 1246
5. Larry Emery (WI) 1189
6. Bobby Howard (IN) 1136
7. Thomas Rooks (IL) 1065
8. John Wooldridge* (OHST) 1051
9. David Williams (IL) 1046
10. Ray Wallace (PUR) 1036
Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1. Lorenzo White* (MIST) 17
2. Gerald White* (MI) 11
3. Ronnie Harmon (IA) 10
4. John Wooldridge* (OHST) 9
  Ray Wallace (PUR) 9
  Rickey Foggie (MN) 9
7. Eric Kattus* (MI) 8
  Larry Emery (WI) 8
  Cris Carter* (OHST) 8
  David Williams (IL) 8
Total Plays
1. Jim Everett (PUR) 518
2. Jack Trudeau (IL) 515
3. Mike Greenfield (NWEST) 503
4. Lorenzo White* (MIST) 420
5. Chuck Long (IA) 391
6. Jim Karsatos* (OHST) 354
7. Steve Bradley (IN) 345
8. Jim Harbaugh* (MI) 306
9. Rickey Foggie (MN) 268
10. Larry Emery (WI) 224
Total Yards
1. Jim Everett (PUR) 3589
2. Jack Trudeau (IL) 2914
3. Chuck Long (IA) 2887
4. Jim Karsatos* (OHST) 2350
5. Mike Greenfield (NWEST) 2222
6. Jim Harbaugh* (MI) 2115
7. Lorenzo White* (MIST) 2066
8. Steve Bradley (IN) 1976
9. Rickey Foggie (MN) 1821
10. Larry Emery (WI) 1113
Total Yards Per Play
1. Jim Everett (PUR) 6.9
Total Touchdowns
1. Chuck Long (IA) 27
2. Jim Everett (PUR) 24
3. Jim Harbaugh* (MI) 22
4. Jim Karsatos* (OHST) 21
5. Jack Trudeau (IL) 19
6. Lorenzo White* (MIST) 17
7. Rickey Foggie (MN) 16
8. Steve Bradley (IN) 15
9. Dave Yarema* (MIST) 10
10. Mike Greenfield (NWEST) 9
  Ronnie Harmon (IA) 9