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1990 Big Ten Conference Year Summary

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Record: 57-56-3, .504 W-L% (8th of 10) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 5.47 (3rd of 10) ▪ SOS: 4.89 (2nd of 10)

Conference Champion: Illinois, Iowa, Michigan and Michigan State

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Illinois, Michigan, Michigan State and Ohio State)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Illinois, 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 9 3 0 .750 6 2 0 .750 32.4 16.5 18.86 6.11
Michigan State 8 3 1 .708 6 2 0 .750 26.0 18.6 12.26 4.84
Illinois 8 4 0 .667 6 2 0 .750 24.4 20.5 9.13 5.38
Iowa 8 4 0 .667 6 2 0 .750 35.6 24.0 12.89 5.39
Ohio State 7 4 1 .625 5 2 1 .688 29.1 18.3 10.96 3.30
Minnesota 6 5 0 .545 5 3 0 .625 20.4 25.5 2.95 4.59
Indiana 6 5 1 .542 3 4 1 .438 27.4 19.8 4.88 1.63
Northwestern 2 9 0 .182 1 7 0 .125 19.1 33.6 -6.62 3.65
Purdue 2 9 0 .182 1 7 0 .125 16.1 30.6 -3.92 7.99
Wisconsin 1 10 0 .091 0 8 0 .000 12.1 25.9 -6.73 6.00

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
Michigan 6 5 4 7 6 3 1 10 20 20 19 16 15 13 12 7
Michigan State 23 22 19 24 22 18   24     24 23 24 23 22 16
Iowa             25 22 15 13 6 13 13 18 17 18
Illinois 11 11 21 15 14 13 11 8 5 5 17 22 22 16 16 25
Indiana             22 20                
Ohio State 17 18 17 16 15 20           21 19 25 24  

6 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1991-01-01 Gator Bowl Michigan 35 Mississippi 3 Gator Bowl (Jacksonville, FL)
1991-01-01 Hall of Fame Bowl Clemson 30 Illinois 0 Hall of Fame Bowl (Tampa, FL)
1991-01-01 Rose Bowl Washington 46 Iowa 34 Rose Bowl (Pasadena, CA)
1990-12-31 Sun Bowl Michigan State 17 Southern California 16 Sun Bowl (El Paso, TX)
1990-12-29 Peach Bowl Auburn 27 Indiana 23 Peach Bowl (Atlanta, GA)
1990-12-27 Liberty Bowl Air Force 23 Ohio State 11 Liberty Bowl (Memphis, TN)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions
1. Jason Verduzco* (IL) 226
2. Eric Hunter (PUR) 200
3. Matt Rodgers* (IA) 187
4. Tony Lowery (WI) 159
5. Elvis Grbac* (MI) 155
6. Len Williams (NWEST) 150
7. Greg Frey* (OHST) 139
8. Dan Enos* (MIST) 137
9. Marquel Fleetwood (MN) 95
10. Trent Green* (IN) 60
Pass Attempts
1. Eric Hunter (PUR) 366
2. Jason Verduzco* (IL) 355
3. Matt Rodgers* (IA) 310
4. Tony Lowery (WI) 280
5. Greg Frey* (OHST) 276
6. Elvis Grbac* (MI) 266
7. Len Williams (NWEST) 262
8. Dan Enos* (MIST) 220
9. Marquel Fleetwood (MN) 171
10. Trent Green* (IN) 128
Pass Completion Percentage
1. Jason Verduzco* (IL) 63.7
2. Dan Enos* (MIST) 62.3
3. Matt Rodgers* (IA) 60.3
4. Elvis Grbac* (MI) 58.3
5. Len Williams (NWEST) 57.3
6. Tony Lowery (WI) 56.8
7. Marquel Fleetwood (MN) 55.6
8. Eric Hunter (PUR) 54.6
9. Greg Frey* (OHST) 50.4
Passing Yards
1. Jason Verduzco* (IL) 2567
2. Eric Hunter (PUR) 2355
3. Matt Rodgers* (IA) 2228
4. Greg Frey* (OHST) 2062
5. Elvis Grbac* (MI) 1911
6. Tony Lowery (WI) 1757
7. Len Williams (NWEST) 1700
8. Dan Enos* (MIST) 1677
9. Marquel Fleetwood (MN) 1199
10. Trent Green* (IN) 934
Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Dan Enos* (MIST) 7.6
2. Greg Frey* (OHST) 7.5
3. Jason Verduzco* (IL) 7.2
4. Matt Rodgers* (IA) 7.2
5. Elvis Grbac* (MI) 7.2
6. Marquel Fleetwood (MN) 7.0
7. Len Williams (NWEST) 6.5
8. Eric Hunter (PUR) 6.4
9. Tony Lowery (WI) 6.3
Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Elvis Grbac* (MI) 7.1
2. Matt Rodgers* (IA) 6.7
3. Jason Verduzco* (IL) 6.6
4. Greg Frey* (OHST) 6.0
5. Marquel Fleetwood (MN) 5.9
6. Len Williams (NWEST) 5.9
7. Dan Enos* (MIST) 5.7
8. Eric Hunter (PUR) 5.4
9. Tony Lowery (WI) 4.5
Passing Touchdowns
1. Elvis Grbac* (MI) 21
2. Jason Verduzco* (IL) 16
  Greg Frey* (OHST) 16
4. Matt Rodgers* (IA) 15
5. Eric Hunter (PUR) 12
  Len Williams (NWEST) 12
7. Scott Schaffner (MN) 6
  Marquel Fleetwood (MN) 6
9. Tony Lowery (WI) 5
10. Dan Enos* (MIST) 4
  Trent Green* (IN) 4
Passing Interceptions
1. Greg Frey* (OHST) 16
2. Eric Hunter (PUR) 14
3. Tony Lowery (WI) 13
4. Jason Verduzco* (IL) 12
5. Dan Enos* (MIST) 11
6. Matt Rodgers* (IA) 10
  Elvis Grbac* (MI) 10
  Scott Hoffman (PUR) 10
9. Len Williams (NWEST) 9
10. Marquel Fleetwood (MN) 7
  Trent Green* (IN) 7
Passing Efficiency Rating
1. Elvis Grbac* (MI) 137.2
2. Jason Verduzco* (IL) 132.5
3. Matt Rodgers* (IA) 130.2
4. Dan Enos* (MIST) 122.3
5. Greg Frey* (OHST) 120.7
6. Len Williams (NWEST) 120.0
7. Marquel Fleetwood (MN) 117.8
8. Eric Hunter (PUR) 111.9
9. Tony Lowery (WI) 106.1
Rush Attempts
1. Tico Duckett* (MIST) 257
2. Vaughn Dunbar* (IN) 250
3. Bob Christian (NWEST) 237
4. Hyland Hickson* (MIST) 234
5. Jon Vaughn* (MI) 216
6. Howard Griffith* (IL) 201
7. Mark Smith (MN) 196
8. Robert Smith* (OHST) 177
9. Nick Bell* (IA) 166
10. Tony Stewart* (IA) 157
Rushing Yards
1. Tico Duckett* (MIST) 1394
2. Jon Vaughn* (MI) 1364
3. Vaughn Dunbar* (IN) 1224
4. Hyland Hickson* (MIST) 1196
5. Robert Smith* (OHST) 1126
6. Howard Griffith* (IL) 1115
7. Nick Bell* (IA) 1009
8. Bob Christian (NWEST) 939
9. Tony Stewart* (IA) 844
10. Ricky Powers* (MI) 748
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1. Robert Smith* (OHST) 6.4
2. Jon Vaughn* (MI) 6.3
3. Nick Bell* (IA) 6.1
4. Howard Griffith* (IL) 5.5
5. Tico Duckett* (MIST) 5.4
6. Tony Stewart* (IA) 5.4
7. Ricky Powers* (MI) 5.2
8. Hyland Hickson* (MIST) 5.1
9. Jarrod Bunch* (MI) 5.0
10. Vaughn Dunbar* (IN) 4.9
Rushing Touchdowns
1. Howard Griffith* (IL) 15
2. Hyland Hickson* (MIST) 14
3. Vaughn Dunbar* (IN) 13
4. Nick Bell* (IA) 12
5. Tico Duckett* (MIST) 10
6. Matt Rodgers* (IA) 9
  Jon Vaughn* (MI) 9
8. Raymont Harris* (OHST) 8
  Robert Smith* (OHST) 8
10. Dan Enos* (MIST) 7
  Eric Hunter (PUR) 7
Receptions
1. Desmond Howard* (MI) 63
2. Shawn Wax* (IL) 60
  Richard Buchanan (NWEST) 60
4. Ernest Calloway (PUR) 47
5. Curtis McManus (PUR) 45
6. Bobby Olive* (OHST) 41
7. Jeff Graham* (OHST) 40
8. Bob Christian (NWEST) 39
9. Rob Turner* (IN) 33
10. James Bradley* (MIST) 32
  Steve Mueller* (IL) 32
Receiving Yards
1. Desmond Howard* (MI) 1025
2. Shawn Wax* (IL) 863
3. Richard Buchanan (NWEST) 834
4. Jeff Graham* (OHST) 763
5. Rob Turner* (IN) 717
6. Bobby Olive* (OHST) 652
7. Curtis McManus (PUR) 581
8. Ernest Calloway (PUR) 541
9. James Bradley* (MIST) 517
10. Steve Mueller* (IL) 496
Receiving Yards Per Reception
1. Rob Turner* (IN) 21.7
2. Tim Ware (WI) 19.7
3. Jeff Graham* (OHST) 19.1
4. Desmond Howard* (MI) 16.3
5. James Bradley* (MIST) 16.2
6. Bobby Olive* (OHST) 15.9
7. Steve Mueller* (IL) 15.5
8. Courtney Hawkins* (MIST) 15.3
9. Sean Smith* (IA) 15.0
10. Kevin Grant (MN) 14.8
Receiving Touchdowns
1. Desmond Howard* (MI) 11
2. Bobby Olive* (OHST) 7
  Jeff Graham* (OHST) 7
  Richard Buchanan (NWEST) 7
5. Rob Turner* (IN) 6
  Derrick Alexander* (MI) 6
  Shawn Wax* (IL) 6
8. Danan Hughes* (IA) 5
9. Kevin Grant (MN) 4
  Curtis McManus (PUR) 4
Plays From Scrimmage
1. Bob Christian (NWEST) 276
2. Tico Duckett* (MIST) 266
  Vaughn Dunbar* (IN) 266
4. Hyland Hickson* (MIST) 248
5. Jon Vaughn* (MI) 236
6. Howard Griffith* (IL) 222
7. Mark Smith (MN) 214
8. Nick Bell* (IA) 187
  Robert Smith* (OHST) 187
10. Tony Stewart* (IA) 170
Yards From Scrimmage
1. Jon Vaughn* (MI) 1487
2. Tico Duckett* (MIST) 1456
3. Hyland Hickson* (MIST) 1347
4. Vaughn Dunbar* (IN) 1346
5. Nick Bell* (IA) 1317
6. Howard Griffith* (IL) 1277
7. Bob Christian (NWEST) 1267
8. Robert Smith* (OHST) 1238
9. Desmond Howard* (MI) 1083
10. Tony Stewart* (IA) 997
Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1. Hyland Hickson* (MIST) 15
  Howard Griffith* (IL) 15
3. Nick Bell* (IA) 14
4. Vaughn Dunbar* (IN) 13
5. Tico Duckett* (MIST) 11
  Desmond Howard* (MI) 11
7. Raymont Harris* (OHST) 9
  Bob Christian (NWEST) 9
  Jon Vaughn* (MI) 9
  Matt Rodgers* (IA) 9
Total Plays
1. Eric Hunter (PUR) 463
2. Matt Rodgers* (IA) 401
3. Jason Verduzco* (IL) 396
4. Len Williams (NWEST) 373
5. Tony Lowery (WI) 356
6. Greg Frey* (OHST) 313
7. Dan Enos* (MIST) 311
8. Elvis Grbac* (MI) 288
9. Marquel Fleetwood (MN) 263
10. Tico Duckett* (MIST) 257
Total Yards
1. Jason Verduzco* (IL) 2384
2. Eric Hunter (PUR) 2355
3. Matt Rodgers* (IA) 2292
4. Greg Frey* (OHST) 1965
5. Elvis Grbac* (MI) 1928
6. Len Williams (NWEST) 1840
7. Dan Enos* (MIST) 1810
8. Tony Lowery (WI) 1755
9. Marquel Fleetwood (MN) 1467
10. Tico Duckett* (MIST) 1394
Total Touchdowns
1. Matt Rodgers* (IA) 24
2. Elvis Grbac* (MI) 21
3. Eric Hunter (PUR) 19
4. Greg Frey* (OHST) 18
5. Jason Verduzco* (IL) 16
6. Howard Griffith* (IL) 15
7. Hyland Hickson* (MIST) 14
8. Vaughn Dunbar* (IN) 13
  Len Williams (NWEST) 13
10. Nick Bell* (IA) 12