Mobile Site You Are Here >  >  >  > 1987

1987 Big Ten Conference Year Summary

Previous Year ▪ Next Year

Record: 58-52-5, .526 W-L% (5th of 10) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 3.36 (3rd of 10) ▪ SOS: 3.07 (3rd of 10)

Conference Champion: Michigan State

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

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Michigan State 9 2 1 .792 7 0 1 .938 21.8 12.8 14.31 6.98
Iowa 10 3 0 .769 6 2 0 .750 29.2 19.2 11.16 1.78
Indiana 8 4 0 .667 6 2 0 .750 23.6 19.8 8.24 3.57
Michigan 8 4 0 .667 5 3 0 .625 27.6 14.3 11.90 3.32
Ohio State 6 4 1 .591 4 4 0 .500 20.4 16.5 8.83 5.74
Minnesota 6 5 0 .545 3 5 0 .375 23.4 23.8 0.26 -0.38
Purdue 3 7 1 .318 3 5 0 .375 17.9 25.9 -4.41 3.50
Illinois 3 7 1 .318 2 5 1 .313 13.9 18.9 -2.07 3.20
Northwestern 2 8 1 .227 2 6 0 .250 16.9 29.8 -8.31 2.69
Wisconsin 3 8 0 .273 1 7 0 .125 18.4 27.2 -6.30 0.34

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/8 9/15 9/22 9/29 10/6 10/13 10/20 10/27 11/3 11/10 11/17 11/24 12/1 12/8 Final
Michigan State   17 17       19 14 20 15 13 11 9 9 8 8
Iowa 16     19 17             18 19 18 18 16
Michigan 7 9 19 14 12 12   20               19
Indiana             20 15 11 18 16 20        
Ohio State 4 5 5 7 9 9 17 16 15              

4 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1988-01-02 Hall of Fame Bowl Michigan 28 Alabama 24 Hall of Fame Bowl (Tampa, FL)
1988-01-02 Peach Bowl Tennessee 27 Indiana 22 Peach Bowl (Atlanta, GA)
1988-01-01 Rose Bowl Michigan State 20 Southern California 17 Rose Bowl (Pasadena, CA)
1987-12-30 Holiday Bowl Iowa 20 Wyoming 19 Holiday Bowl (San Diego, CA)

Conference Leaders

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

Pass Completions

1. Chuck Hartlieb (IA) 196
2. Tom Tupa (OHST) 134
3. Dave Schnell* (IN) 121
4. Scott Mohr (IL) 106
5. Doug Downing (PUR) 102
6. Shawn McCarthy (PUR) 98
7. Mike Greenfield (NWEST) 92
8. Rickey Foggie (MN) 83
9. Demetrius Brown* (MI) 80
10. Bobby McAllister* (MIST) 71

Pass Attempts

1. Chuck Hartlieb (IA) 299
2. Tom Tupa (OHST) 242
3. Scott Mohr (IL) 212
4. Dave Schnell* (IN) 207
5. Doug Downing (PUR) 200
6. Mike Greenfield (NWEST) 199
7. Shawn McCarthy (PUR) 177
8. Rickey Foggie (MN) 175
9. Demetrius Brown* (MI) 168
10. Bobby McAllister* (MIST) 139

Pass Completion Percentage

1. Chuck Hartlieb (IA) 65.6
2. Dave Schnell* (IN) 58.5
3. Tom Tupa (OHST) 55.4
4. Shawn McCarthy (PUR) 55.4
5. Doug Downing (PUR) 51.0
6. Scott Mohr (IL) 50.0
7. Demetrius Brown* (MI) 47.6
8. Rickey Foggie (MN) 47.4
9. Mike Greenfield (NWEST) 46.2

Passing Yards

1. Chuck Hartlieb (IA) 2855
2. Tom Tupa (OHST) 1786
3. Dave Schnell* (IN) 1707
4. Scott Mohr (IL) 1436
5. Mike Greenfield (NWEST) 1265
6. Demetrius Brown* (MI) 1251
7. Rickey Foggie (MN) 1232
8. Bobby McAllister* (MIST) 1171
9. Shawn McCarthy (PUR) 1088
10. Doug Downing (PUR) 1065

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Chuck Hartlieb (IA) 9.5
2. Dave Schnell* (IN) 8.2
3. Demetrius Brown* (MI) 7.4
4. Tom Tupa (OHST) 7.4
5. Rickey Foggie (MN) 7.0
6. Scott Mohr (IL) 6.8
7. Mike Greenfield (NWEST) 6.4
8. Shawn McCarthy (PUR) 6.1
9. Doug Downing (PUR) 5.3

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Chuck Hartlieb (IA) 9.6
2. Dave Schnell* (IN) 7.5
3. Tom Tupa (OHST) 6.5
4. Scott Mohr (IL) 5.9
5. Rickey Foggie (MN) 4.9
6. Mike Greenfield (NWEST) 4.5
7. Demetrius Brown* (MI) 4.5
8. Shawn McCarthy (PUR) 3.9
9. Doug Downing (PUR) 3.5

Passing Touchdowns

1. Chuck Hartlieb (IA) 19
2. Dave Schnell* (IN) 13
3. Tom Tupa (OHST) 12
4. Demetrius Brown* (MI) 11
5. Rickey Foggie (MN) 8
6. Scott Mohr (IL) 7
7. Mike Greenfield (NWEST) 6
  Doug Downing (PUR) 6
  Bobby McAllister* (MIST) 6
10. Shawn McCarthy (PUR) 5

Passing Interceptions

1. Demetrius Brown* (MI) 16
2. Rickey Foggie (MN) 12
3. Shawn McCarthy (PUR) 11
  Doug Downing (PUR) 11
  Mike Greenfield (NWEST) 11
6. Tom Tupa (OHST) 10
7. Dave Schnell* (IN) 9
8. Chuck Hartlieb (IA) 8
9. Dave Kramme* (IN) 7
  Scott Mohr (IL) 7

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Chuck Hartlieb (IA) 161.4
2. Dave Schnell* (IN) 139.8
3. Tom Tupa (OHST) 125.5
4. Demetrius Brown* (MI) 112.7
5. Scott Mohr (IL) 111.2
6. Rickey Foggie (MN) 107.9
7. Shawn McCarthy (PUR) 103.9
8. Mike Greenfield (NWEST) 98.5
9. Doug Downing (PUR) 94.6

Rush Attempts

1. Lorenzo White* (MIST) 357
2. Jamie Morris* (MI) 282
3. Anthony Thompson* (IN) 257
4. Darrell Thompson (MN) 224
5. Byron Sanders (NWEST) 187
6. James Medlock (PUR) 175
7. Marvin Artley (WI) 148
8. Mike Greenfield (NWEST) 142
9. Kevin Harmon (IA) 139
10. Bobby McAllister* (MIST) 136

Rushing Yards

1. Jamie Morris* (MI) 1703
2. Lorenzo White* (MIST) 1572
3. Darrell Thompson (MN) 1229
4. Anthony Thompson* (IN) 1014
5. Marvin Artley (WI) 955
6. Byron Sanders (NWEST) 778
7. Kevin Harmon (IA) 668
8. James Medlock (PUR) 634
9. Blake Ezor* (MIST) 617
10. Rickey Foggie (MN) 591

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Marvin Artley (WI) 6.5
2. Jamie Morris* (MI) 6.0
3. Darrell Thompson (MN) 5.5
4. Rickey Foggie (MN) 4.9
5. Kevin Harmon (IA) 4.8
6. Blake Ezor* (MIST) 4.6
7. Lorenzo White* (MIST) 4.4
8. Byron Sanders (NWEST) 4.2
9. David Hudson (IA) 4.1
10. George Cooper (OHST) 4.0

Rushing Touchdowns

1. Lorenzo White* (MIST) 16
2. Jamie Morris* (MI) 14
3. Darrell Thompson (MN) 13
4. Anthony Thompson* (IN) 12
5. Marvin Artley (WI) 9
6. Darren Myles (PUR) 8
7. Kevin Harmon (IA) 6
  Mike Greenfield (NWEST) 6
  Rickey Foggie (MN) 6
10. David Hudson (IA) 5
  Demetrius Brown* (MI) 5

Receptions

1. Ernie Jones* (IN) 66
2. Quinn Early (IA) 61
3. Anthony Hardy (PUR) 58
4. Darryl Usher (IL) 43
  Marv Cook (IA) 43
6. Calvin Williams (PUR) 42
7. George Jones (NWEST) 40
8. Jerry Chaney (PUR) 39
9. Andre Rison* (MIST) 34
10. Anthony Williams (IL) 33

Receiving Yards

1. Ernie Jones* (IN) 1265
2. Quinn Early (IA) 978
3. Andre Rison* (MIST) 785
4. Marv Cook (IA) 760
5. Darryl Usher (IL) 723
  Anthony Hardy (PUR) 723
7. George Jones (NWEST) 668
8. Everett Ross (OHST) 585
  Calvin Williams (PUR) 585
10. Greg McMurtry* (MI) 474

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Andre Rison* (MIST) 23.1
2. Everett Ross (OHST) 20.2
3. Ernie Jones* (IN) 19.2
4. Marv Cook (IA) 17.7
5. Darryl Usher (IL) 16.8
6. George Jones (NWEST) 16.7
7. Quinn Early (IA) 16.0
8. Travis Watkins (IA) 15.9
9. Randy McClellan (NWEST) 14.3
10. Craig Otto (MN) 14.0

Receiving Touchdowns

1. Ernie Jones* (IN) 13
2. Quinn Early (IA) 10
3. Calvin Williams (PUR) 6
4. Everett Ross (OHST) 5
  Greg McMurtry* (MI) 5
  Andre Rison* (MIST) 5
7. Darryl Usher (IL) 4
  John Kolesar* (MI) 4
  Travis Watkins (IA) 4
  Randy McClellan (NWEST) 4

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Lorenzo White* (MIST) 369
2. Jamie Morris* (MI) 301
3. Anthony Thompson* (IN) 283
4. Darrell Thompson (MN) 230
5. Byron Sanders (NWEST) 190
6. James Medlock (PUR) 186
7. Kevin Harmon (IA) 168
8. Marvin Artley (WI) 150
9. Vince Workman (OHST) 144
10. Mike Greenfield (NWEST) 142

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Jamie Morris* (MI) 1825
2. Lorenzo White* (MIST) 1687
3. Ernie Jones* (IN) 1278
4. Darrell Thompson (MN) 1268
5. Anthony Thompson* (IN) 1256
6. Quinn Early (IA) 978
7. Marvin Artley (WI) 968
8. Kevin Harmon (IA) 916
9. Vince Workman (OHST) 824
10. Byron Sanders (NWEST) 805

Touchdowns From Scrimmage

1. Lorenzo White* (MIST) 16
2. Jamie Morris* (MI) 15
3. Darrell Thompson (MN) 13
  Ernie Jones* (IN) 13
5. Anthony Thompson* (IN) 12
6. Quinn Early (IA) 10
7. Marvin Artley (WI) 9
8. Darren Myles (PUR) 8
9. David Hudson (IA) 7
  Kevin Harmon (IA) 7

Total Plays

1. Lorenzo White* (MIST) 357
2. Mike Greenfield (NWEST) 341
3. Chuck Hartlieb (IA) 340
4. Tom Tupa (OHST) 314
5. Rickey Foggie (MN) 296
6. Jamie Morris* (MI) 282
7. Bobby McAllister* (MIST) 275
8. Dave Schnell* (IN) 266
9. Anthony Thompson* (IN) 257
10. Doug Downing (PUR) 253

Total Yards

1. Chuck Hartlieb (IA) 2717
2. Tom Tupa (OHST) 1831
3. Rickey Foggie (MN) 1823
4. Dave Schnell* (IN) 1762
5. Jamie Morris* (MI) 1703
6. Mike Greenfield (NWEST) 1690
7. Lorenzo White* (MIST) 1572
8. Bobby McAllister* (MIST) 1469
9. Demetrius Brown* (MI) 1355
10. Scott Mohr (IL) 1298

Total Touchdowns

1. Chuck Hartlieb (IA) 20
2. Dave Schnell* (IN) 17
3. Demetrius Brown* (MI) 16
  Lorenzo White* (MIST) 16
  Tom Tupa (OHST) 16
6. Jamie Morris* (MI) 14
  Rickey Foggie (MN) 14
8. Darrell Thompson (MN) 13
9. Mike Greenfield (NWEST) 12
  Anthony Thompson* (IN) 12