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1989 Big Ten Conference Leaders

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Record: 57-57-0, .500 W-L% (6th of 10) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 2.68 (5th of 10) ▪ SOS: 3.09 (4th of 10)

Conference Champion: Michigan

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

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions
1. Jeff George* (IL) 242
2. Tim O'Brien (NWEST) 207
3. Matt Rodgers (IA) 178
4. Dan Enos* (MIST) 153
5. Dave Schnell (IN) 146
6. Greg Frey* (OHST) 144
7. Scott Schaffner (MN) 101
8. Eric Hunter (PUR) 91
9. Michael Taylor* (MI) 74
10. Elvis Grbac* (MI) 73
11. Sean Wilson (WI) 66
12. Steve Letnich (PUR) 53
13. Jeff Lesniewicz (PUR) 46
14. Lionell Crawford (WI) 25
15. Marquel Fleetwood (MN) 23
16. Jason Verduzco* (IL) 16
17. Kevin Krebs (NWEST) 15
18. Tom Poholsky (IA) 13
19. Trent Green (IN) 7
20. Jeff Kinney* (IL) 5
  Kip Kelly (NWEST) 5
Pass Attempts
1. Jeff George* (IL) 386
2. Tim O'Brien (NWEST) 334
3. Matt Rodgers (IA) 312
4. Dave Schnell (IN) 258
5. Greg Frey* (OHST) 246
6. Dan Enos* (MIST) 240
7. Scott Schaffner (MN) 190
8. Eric Hunter (PUR) 178
9. Sean Wilson (WI) 129
10. Steve Letnich (PUR) 124
11. Michael Taylor* (MI) 121
12. Elvis Grbac* (MI) 116
13. Jeff Lesniewicz (PUR) 78
14. Lionell Crawford (WI) 76
15. Marquel Fleetwood (MN) 56
16. Kevin Krebs (NWEST) 37
17. Tom Poholsky (IA) 31
18. Jason Verduzco* (IL) 26
19. Kip Kelly (NWEST) 14
20. Jeff Kinney* (IL) 11
Pass Completion Percentage
1. Dan Enos* (MIST) 63.8
2. Jeff George* (IL) 62.7
3. Tim O'Brien (NWEST) 62.0
4. Greg Frey* (OHST) 58.5
5. Matt Rodgers (IA) 57.1
6. Dave Schnell (IN) 56.6
7. Scott Schaffner (MN) 53.2
8. Eric Hunter (PUR) 51.1
Passing Yards
1. Jeff George* (IL) 2738
2. Matt Rodgers (IA) 2222
3. Tim O'Brien (NWEST) 2218
4. Greg Frey* (OHST) 2132
5. Dan Enos* (MIST) 2066
6. Dave Schnell (IN) 1608
7. Scott Schaffner (MN) 1373
8. Eric Hunter (PUR) 1368
9. Michael Taylor* (MI) 1081
10. Elvis Grbac* (MI) 824
11. Sean Wilson (WI) 667
12. Steve Letnich (PUR) 638
13. Jeff Lesniewicz (PUR) 546
14. Marquel Fleetwood (MN) 270
15. Lionell Crawford (WI) 193
16. Jason Verduzco* (IL) 172
17. Kevin Krebs (NWEST) 149
18. Tom Poholsky (IA) 142
19. Kip Kelly (NWEST) 70
20. Mike Saunders (IA) 66
Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Greg Frey* (OHST) 8.7
2. Dan Enos* (MIST) 8.6
3. Eric Hunter (PUR) 7.7
4. Scott Schaffner (MN) 7.2
5. Matt Rodgers (IA) 7.1
6. Jeff George* (IL) 7.1
7. Tim O'Brien (NWEST) 6.6
8. Dave Schnell (IN) 6.2
Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Greg Frey* (OHST) 8.3
2. Eric Hunter (PUR) 7.2
3. Dan Enos* (MIST) 7.1
4. Jeff George* (IL) 6.8
5. Scott Schaffner (MN) 6.1
6. Matt Rodgers (IA) 6.0
7. Tim O'Brien (NWEST) 5.5
8. Dave Schnell (IN) 5.1
Passing Touchdowns
1. Jeff George* (IL) 22
2. Tim O'Brien (NWEST) 14
3. Greg Frey* (OHST) 13
4. Matt Rodgers (IA) 12
5. Michael Taylor* (MI) 11
  Eric Hunter (PUR) 11
7. Dan Enos* (MIST) 9
8. Elvis Grbac* (MI) 8
9. Scott Schaffner (MN) 7
10. Dave Schnell (IN) 4
11. Steve Letnich (PUR) 3
  Sean Wilson (WI) 3
13. Jeff Lesniewicz (PUR) 2
Passing Interceptions
1. Tim O'Brien (NWEST) 15
2. Matt Rodgers (IA) 13
3. Jeff George* (IL) 12
  Dan Enos* (MIST) 12
5. Greg Frey* (OHST) 8
  Dave Schnell (IN) 8
  Scott Schaffner (MN) 8
8. Eric Hunter (PUR) 7
9. Marquel Fleetwood (MN) 6
  Jeff Lesniewicz (PUR) 6
11. Lionell Crawford (WI) 5
  Steve Letnich (PUR) 5
13. Sean Wilson (WI) 4
14. Michael Taylor* (MI) 3
  Elvis Grbac* (MI) 3
  Tom Poholsky (IA) 3
17. Wilbur Odom* (MI) 2
Passing Efficiency Rating
1. Greg Frey* (OHST) 142.3
2. Dan Enos* (MIST) 138.4
3. Jeff George* (IL) 134.9
4. Eric Hunter (PUR) 128.2
5. Tim O'Brien (NWEST) 122.6
6. Matt Rodgers (IA) 121.2
7. Scott Schaffner (MN) 117.6
8. Dave Schnell (IN) 107.9
Rush Attempts
1. Anthony Thompson (IN) 358
2. Bob Christian (NWEST) 277
3. Blake Ezor* (MIST) 267
4. Darrell Thompson (MN) 260
5. Carlos Snow* (OHST) 190
6. Scottie Graham* (OHST) 183
7. Howard Griffith* (IL) 164
8. Leroy Hoard* (MI) 162
9. Tony Boles* (MI) 131
10. Sean Wilson (WI) 121
11. Jerome Sparkman (PUR) 118
12. Nick Bell (IA) 117
13. Dan Enos* (MIST) 110
14. Tico Duckett* (MIST) 103
15. Jimmy Henderson (WI) 102
16. Dave Schnell (IN) 94
17. Tony Stewart (IA) 92
18. Leon Hunt (WI) 91
19. Tim O'Brien (NWEST) 90
20. Dante Lee* (OHST) 83
Rushing Yards
1. Anthony Thompson (IN) 1793
2. Blake Ezor* (MIST) 1299
3. Bob Christian (NWEST) 1291
4. Darrell Thompson (MN) 1139
5. Carlos Snow* (OHST) 990
6. Scottie Graham* (OHST) 977
7. Tony Boles* (MI) 839
8. Leroy Hoard* (MI) 832
9. Howard Griffith* (IL) 747
10. Nick Bell (IA) 603
11. Tico Duckett* (MIST) 593
12. Dante Lee* (OHST) 503
13. Jerome Sparkman (PUR) 451
14. Jimmy Henderson (WI) 426
15. Leon Hunt (WI) 402
16. Lionell Crawford (WI) 390
17. Allen Jefferson* (MI) 380
18. Wagner Lester* (IL) 375
19. Steve Feagin* (IL) 372
20. Tony Stewart (IA) 356
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1. Tony Boles* (MI) 6.4
2. Dante Lee* (OHST) 6.1
3. Tico Duckett* (MIST) 5.8
4. Scottie Graham* (OHST) 5.3
5. Carlos Snow* (OHST) 5.2
6. Nick Bell (IA) 5.2
7. Leroy Hoard* (MI) 5.1
8. Anthony Thompson (IN) 5.0
9. Blake Ezor* (MIST) 4.9
10. Robert Williams (WI) 4.8
11. Lionell Crawford (WI) 4.8
12. Bob Christian (NWEST) 4.7
13. Howard Griffith* (IL) 4.6
14. Leon Hunt (WI) 4.4
15. Darrell Thompson (MN) 4.4
16. Hyland Hickson* (MIST) 4.3
17. Jimmy Henderson (WI) 4.2
18. Tony Stewart (IA) 3.9
19. Jerome Sparkman (PUR) 3.8
20. Dave Schnell (IN) 2.0
Rushing Touchdowns
1. Anthony Thompson (IN) 24
2. Blake Ezor* (MIST) 19
3. Carlos Snow* (OHST) 11
4. Darrell Thompson (MN) 10
  Bob Christian (NWEST) 10
  Scottie Graham* (OHST) 10
7. Howard Griffith* (IL) 9
  Tony Boles* (MI) 9
9. Dan Enos* (MIST) 6
  Leroy Hoard* (MI) 6
  Dante Lee* (OHST) 6
12. Leon Hunt (WI) 4
  Tony Stewart (IA) 4
  Dave Schnell (IN) 4
  Tim O'Brien (NWEST) 4
  Tico Duckett* (MIST) 4
  Nick Bell (IA) 4
  Wagner Lester* (IL) 4
  Lionell Crawford (WI) 4
20. Marquel Fleetwood (MN) 3
  Hyland Hickson* (MIST) 3
  Sean Wilson (WI) 3
  Allen Jefferson* (MI) 3
Receptions
1. Richard Buchanan (NWEST) 94
2. Courtney Hawkins* (MIST) 60
3. Mike Bellamy* (IL) 59
4. Calvin Williams (PUR) 51
5. Howard Griffith* (IL) 45
6. Greg McMurtry* (MI) 41
7. Eddie Thomas (IN) 38
8. Randy McClellan (NWEST) 36
  Travis Watkins (IA) 36
10. Anthony Thompson (IN) 35
11. Steve Williams* (IL) 34
12. Jeff Graham* (OHST) 32
13. Chris Calloway* (MI) 31
  Chris Gaiters (MN) 31
15. Tony Vinson (PUR) 30
16. Mike Saunders (IA) 28
  Jerome Sparkman (PUR) 28
  Danan Hughes (IA) 28
  Jim Palmer* (OHST) 28
20. Pat Tingelhoff (MN) 26
  Shawn Wax* (IL) 26
  Bob Christian (NWEST) 26
Receiving Yards
1. Richard Buchanan (NWEST) 1115
2. Courtney Hawkins* (MIST) 1080
3. Mike Bellamy* (IL) 927
4. Greg McMurtry* (MI) 711
5. Calvin Williams (PUR) 630
6. Jeff Graham* (OHST) 608
7. Travis Watkins (IA) 583
8. Eddie Thomas (IN) 559
9. Rodney Dennis (PUR) 471
  Danan Hughes (IA) 471
11. Shawn Wax* (IL) 465
12. Steve Williams* (IL) 458
13. James Bradley* (MIST) 437
14. Chris Calloway* (MI) 425
15. Bobby Olive* (OHST) 379
16. Pat Tingelhoff (MN) 369
17. Chris Gaiters (MN) 366
18. Mike Saunders (IA) 343
19. Randy McClellan (NWEST) 341
20. Howard Griffith* (IL) 340
Receiving Yards Per Reception
1. Jeff Graham* (OHST) 19.0
2. Courtney Hawkins* (MIST) 18.0
3. Shawn Wax* (IL) 17.9
4. Greg McMurtry* (MI) 17.3
5. Danan Hughes (IA) 16.8
6. Bobby Olive* (OHST) 16.5
7. Travis Watkins (IA) 16.2
8. Mike Bellamy* (IL) 15.7
9. Eddie Thomas (IN) 14.7
10. Pat Tingelhoff (MN) 14.2
11. Chris Calloway* (MI) 13.7
12. Steve Williams* (IL) 13.5
13. Calvin Williams (PUR) 12.4
14. Mike Saunders (IA) 12.2
15. Richard Buchanan (NWEST) 11.9
16. Chris Gaiters (MN) 11.8
17. Michael Titley (IA) 11.6
18. Jim Palmer* (OHST) 11.0
19. Tony Vinson (PUR) 10.9
20. Bob Griswold (NWEST) 10.8
Receiving Touchdowns
1. Richard Buchanan (NWEST) 9
2. Mike Bellamy* (IL) 8
3. Calvin Williams (PUR) 7
  Greg McMurtry* (MI) 7
5. Courtney Hawkins* (MIST) 6
  Rodney Dennis (PUR) 6
7. Steve Williams* (IL) 5
8. Travis Watkins (IA) 4
  Dan Donovan* (IL) 4
10. Jeff Graham* (OHST) 3
  Chris Calloway* (MI) 3
  Shawn Wax* (IL) 3
  Jim Palmer* (OHST) 3
  Chris Gaiters (MN) 3
  Derrick Walker* (MI) 3
16. Howard Griffith* (IL) 2
  Richard Bass (IA) 2
  Desmond Howard* (MI) 2
  Terry Saunders (IN) 2
  Carlos Snow* (OHST) 2
  Danan Hughes (IA) 2
  James Bradley* (MIST) 2
  Mike Saunders (IA) 2
Plays From Scrimmage
1. Anthony Thompson (IN) 393
2. Bob Christian (NWEST) 303
3. Blake Ezor* (MIST) 278
4. Darrell Thompson (MN) 270
5. Howard Griffith* (IL) 209
6. Carlos Snow* (OHST) 206
7. Scottie Graham* (OHST) 194
8. Leroy Hoard* (MI) 178
9. Tony Boles* (MI) 147
10. Jerome Sparkman (PUR) 146
11. Nick Bell (IA) 129
12. Sean Wilson (WI) 121
13. Dan Enos* (MIST) 110
  Tico Duckett* (MIST) 110
15. Jimmy Henderson (WI) 106
16. Tony Stewart (IA) 103
17. Richard Buchanan (NWEST) 102
18. Dave Schnell (IN) 95
19. Leon Hunt (WI) 92
20. Tim O'Brien (NWEST) 90
Yards From Scrimmage
1. Anthony Thompson (IN) 1994
2. Bob Christian (NWEST) 1490
3. Blake Ezor* (MIST) 1417
4. Darrell Thompson (MN) 1190
5. Carlos Snow* (OHST) 1174
6. Richard Buchanan (NWEST) 1149
7. Courtney Hawkins* (MIST) 1135
8. Scottie Graham* (OHST) 1092
9. Howard Griffith* (IL) 1087
10. Tony Boles* (MI) 1063
11. Mike Bellamy* (IL) 951
12. Leroy Hoard* (MI) 934
13. Greg McMurtry* (MI) 711
14. Nick Bell (IA) 699
15. Jerome Sparkman (PUR) 690
16. Calvin Williams (PUR) 668
17. Jeff Graham* (OHST) 649
18. Tico Duckett* (MIST) 604
19. Travis Watkins (IA) 591
20. Eddie Thomas (IN) 556
Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1. Anthony Thompson (IN) 25
2. Blake Ezor* (MIST) 19
3. Carlos Snow* (OHST) 13
4. Howard Griffith* (IL) 11
  Bob Christian (NWEST) 11
  Scottie Graham* (OHST) 11
7. Darrell Thompson (MN) 10
  Tony Boles* (MI) 10
9. Richard Buchanan (NWEST) 9
  Mike Bellamy* (IL) 9
11. Calvin Williams (PUR) 7
  Greg McMurtry* (MI) 7
13. Courtney Hawkins* (MIST) 6
  Leroy Hoard* (MI) 6
  Dante Lee* (OHST) 6
  Dan Enos* (MIST) 6
  Rodney Dennis (PUR) 6
18. Nick Bell (IA) 5
  Steve Williams* (IL) 5
  Tico Duckett* (MIST) 5
Total Plays
1. Tim O'Brien (NWEST) 424
2. Jeff George* (IL) 411
3. Matt Rodgers (IA) 391
4. Anthony Thompson (IN) 358
5. Dave Schnell (IN) 352
6. Dan Enos* (MIST) 350
7. Greg Frey* (OHST) 297
8. Bob Christian (NWEST) 277
9. Blake Ezor* (MIST) 267
10. Scott Schaffner (MN) 266
11. Darrell Thompson (MN) 261
12. Eric Hunter (PUR) 256
13. Sean Wilson (WI) 250
14. Carlos Snow* (OHST) 190
15. Scottie Graham* (OHST) 183
16. Michael Taylor* (MI) 176
17. Leroy Hoard* (MI) 164
  Howard Griffith* (IL) 164
19. Steve Letnich (PUR) 159
20. Lionell Crawford (WI) 158
Total Yards
1. Jeff George* (IL) 2556
2. Tim O'Brien (NWEST) 2262
3. Dan Enos* (MIST) 2219
4. Matt Rodgers (IA) 2148
5. Greg Frey* (OHST) 2040
6. Dave Schnell (IN) 1796
7. Anthony Thompson (IN) 1793
8. Scott Schaffner (MN) 1498
9. Eric Hunter (PUR) 1373
10. Blake Ezor* (MIST) 1299
11. Bob Christian (NWEST) 1291
12. Michael Taylor* (MI) 1254
13. Darrell Thompson (MN) 1153
14. Carlos Snow* (OHST) 990
15. Scottie Graham* (OHST) 977
16. Tony Boles* (MI) 839
17. Sean Wilson (WI) 833
18. Leroy Hoard* (MI) 832
19. Howard Griffith* (IL) 747
20. Elvis Grbac* (MI) 721
Total Touchdowns
1. Anthony Thompson (IN) 24
2. Jeff George* (IL) 22
3. Blake Ezor* (MIST) 19
4. Tim O'Brien (NWEST) 18
5. Dan Enos* (MIST) 15
  Greg Frey* (OHST) 15
7. Matt Rodgers (IA) 14
8. Michael Taylor* (MI) 13
9. Darrell Thompson (MN) 11
  Eric Hunter (PUR) 11
  Carlos Snow* (OHST) 11
12. Scottie Graham* (OHST) 10
  Bob Christian (NWEST) 10
14. Scott Schaffner (MN) 9
  Tony Boles* (MI) 9
  Howard Griffith* (IL) 9
17. Elvis Grbac* (MI) 8
  Dave Schnell (IN) 8
19. Leroy Hoard* (MI) 6
  Sean Wilson (WI) 6
  Dante Lee* (OHST) 6