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1997 Big Ten Conference School Ratings

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Record: 72-60, .545 W-L% (4th of 11) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 4.80 (4th of 11) ▪ SOS: 3.15 (4th of 11)

Conference Champion: Michigan

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

The SRS columns are SRS broken up into offensive and defensive components.
The Scoring columns are points per game adjusted for strength of opposition.
The Passing, Rushing, and Total columns are yards per attempt adjusted for strength of opposition.

11 Schools

SRS Scoring Passing Rushing Total
Rk School OSRS DSRS SRS Off Def Off Def Off Def Off Def
1 Michigan 3.71 16.42 20.14 31.26 6.18
2 Ohio State 5.99 11.43 17.41 34.91 10.93
3 Penn State 5.14 5.17 10.31 33.35 19.26
4 Michigan State 5.09 4.39 9.47 33.13 18.44
5 Iowa 0.20 8.57 8.77 34.57 14.02
6 Purdue 7.78 0.71 8.49 36.32 23.07
7 Northwestern 0.27 2.29 2.56 24.53 21.02
8 Wisconsin 0.38 1.28 1.66 24.83 22.39
9 Minnesota -1.31 -4.47 -5.78 22.45 26.33
10 Indiana -9.71 2.48 -7.23 16.56 29.40
11 Illinois -10.34 -2.63 -12.97 15.01 28.75