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1996 Big Ten Conference Leaders

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Record: 74-56, .569 W-L% (6th of 11) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 7.94 (1st of 11) ▪ SOS: 5.58 (1st of 11)

Conference Champion: Northwestern and Ohio State

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

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completion Percentage

1. Todd Schultz* (Michigan State) 62.2
2. Steve Schnur* (Northwestern) 60.1
3. Matt Sherman (Iowa) 58.5
4. Mike Samuel* (Wisconsin) 58.3
5. Cory Sauter (Minnesota) 56.8
6. Rick Trefzger (Purdue) 56.5
7. Scott Weaver (Illinois) 56.1
8. Scott Dreisbach (Michigan) 55.4
9. Chris Dittoe (Indiana) 52.2
10. Wally Richardson (Penn State) 52.0

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Scott Dreisbach (Michigan) 6.9
2. Cory Sauter (Minnesota) 6.7
3. Todd Schultz* (Michigan State) 6.6
4. Matt Sherman (Iowa) 6.4
5. Steve Schnur* (Northwestern) 6.4
6. Mike Samuel* (Wisconsin) 5.8
7. Rick Trefzger (Purdue) 5.6
8. Wally Richardson (Penn State) 5.4
9. Chris Dittoe (Indiana) 5.2
10. Scott Weaver (Illinois) 3.9

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Todd Schultz* (Michigan State) 131.7
2. Steve Schnur* (Northwestern) 127.8
3. Matt Sherman (Iowa) 127.1
4. Scott Dreisbach (Michigan) 126.7
5. Cory Sauter (Minnesota) 125.2
6. Rick Trefzger (Purdue) 119.8
7. Mike Samuel* (Wisconsin) 118.7
8. Wally Richardson (Penn State) 106.7
9. Chris Dittoe (Indiana) 105.6
10. Scott Weaver (Illinois) 100.0

Punt Return Yards Per Return

1. Tim Dwight (Iowa) 19.0
2. Brian Musso* (Northwestern) 11.2
3. Shawn Springs* (Ohio State) 11.2
4. Rodney Heath (Minnesota) 10.3
5. Chris Campbell (Penn State) 10.1
6. Derrick Mason* (Michigan State) 10.1
7. Marquis Mosely (Illinois) 10.0
8. David Boston* (Ohio State) 9.3
9. Tim Rosga* (Wisconsin) 7.8
10. Chuck Winters (Michigan) 7.3
11. Derrick Brown (Purdue) 6.9
12. Ajamu Stoner (Indiana) 4.2

Punt Return Touchdowns

1. Tim Dwight (Iowa) 2

Interception Return Touchdowns

1. Eric Allen (Indiana) 2