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1998 Big Ten Conference Leaders

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Record*: 74-56, .569 W-L% (2nd of 11) (Schedule and Results)
*W-L-T adjusted to 65-56 by NCAA.

SRS: 6.74 (2nd of 11) ▪ SOS: 4.37 (3rd of 11)

Conference Champion: Michigan, Ohio State and Wisconsin

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

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions
1. Drew Brees* (PUR) 361
2. Joe Germaine* (OHST) 230
3. Tom Brady (MI) 200
4. Bill Burke (MIST) 195
5. Gavin Hoffman (NWEST) 176
6. Antwaan Randle El (IN) 127
7. Kevin Thompson (PAST) 121
8. Billy Cockerham (MN) 92
9. Mike Samuel* (WI) 90
10. Kyle McCann (IA) 86
11. Kurt Kittner (IL) 72
12. Andy Persby (MN) 60
13. Kirk Johnson (IL) 55
14. Mark Hoekstra (IL) 38
15. Randy Reiners (IA) 37
16. Ryan Van Dyke (MIST) 33
17. Scott Mullen (IA) 27
18. Drew Henson (MI) 19
19. Rashard Casey (PAST) 18
20. David Edgerton* (PUR) 16
Pass Attempts
1. Drew Brees* (PUR) 569
2. Joe Germaine* (OHST) 384
3. Bill Burke (MIST) 358
4. Gavin Hoffman (NWEST) 323
  Tom Brady (MI) 323
6. Antwaan Randle El (IN) 273
7. Kevin Thompson (PAST) 226
8. Billy Cockerham (MN) 180
9. Mike Samuel* (WI) 172
10. Kurt Kittner (IL) 162
11. Kyle McCann (IA) 159
12. Andy Persby (MN) 143
13. Mark Hoekstra (IL) 104
14. Kirk Johnson (IL) 89
15. Randy Reiners (IA) 86
16. Ryan Van Dyke (MIST) 63
17. Scott Mullen (IA) 54
18. Rashard Casey (PAST) 50
19. Drew Henson (MI) 45
20. Scott Kavanagh* (WI) 28
  Nick Kreinbrink (NWEST) 28
Pass Completion Percentage
1. Drew Brees* (PUR) 63.4
2. Tom Brady (MI) 61.9
3. Joe Germaine* (OHST) 59.9
4. Gavin Hoffman (NWEST) 54.5
5. Bill Burke (MIST) 54.5
6. Kyle McCann (IA) 54.1
7. Kevin Thompson (PAST) 53.5
8. Mike Samuel* (WI) 52.3
9. Billy Cockerham (MN) 51.1
10. Antwaan Randle El (IN) 46.5
11. Kurt Kittner (IL) 44.4
Passing Yards
1. Drew Brees* (PUR) 3983
2. Joe Germaine* (OHST) 3330
3. Bill Burke (MIST) 2595
4. Tom Brady (MI) 2427
5. Gavin Hoffman (NWEST) 2199
6. Antwaan Randle El (IN) 1745
7. Kevin Thompson (PAST) 1691
8. Kyle McCann (IA) 1179
9. Mike Samuel* (WI) 1175
10. Billy Cockerham (MN) 1150
11. Kurt Kittner (IL) 782
12. Andy Persby (MN) 661
13. Randy Reiners (IA) 521
14. Kirk Johnson (IL) 427
15. Mark Hoekstra (IL) 398
16. Ryan Van Dyke (MIST) 353
17. Scott Mullen (IA) 311
18. Drew Henson (MI) 233
19. David Edgerton* (PUR) 225
20. Mark Garcia* (OHST) 189
  Nick Kreinbrink (NWEST) 189
Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Joe Germaine* (OHST) 8.7
2. Tom Brady (MI) 7.5
3. Kevin Thompson (PAST) 7.5
4. Kyle McCann (IA) 7.4
5. Bill Burke (MIST) 7.2
6. Drew Brees* (PUR) 7.0
7. Mike Samuel* (WI) 6.8
8. Gavin Hoffman (NWEST) 6.8
9. Antwaan Randle El (IN) 6.4
10. Billy Cockerham (MN) 6.4
11. Kurt Kittner (IL) 4.8
Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Joe Germaine* (OHST) 9.2
2. Bill Burke (MIST) 7.1
3. Tom Brady (MI) 7.0
4. Drew Brees* (PUR) 6.8
5. Mike Samuel* (WI) 6.5
6. Kevin Thompson (PAST) 6.4
7. Kyle McCann (IA) 6.3
8. Gavin Hoffman (NWEST) 5.7
9. Antwaan Randle El (IN) 5.0
10. Billy Cockerham (MN) 4.6
11. Kurt Kittner (IL) 3.0
Passing Touchdowns
1. Drew Brees* (PUR) 39
2. Joe Germaine* (OHST) 25
3. Bill Burke (MIST) 19
4. Tom Brady (MI) 14
5. Gavin Hoffman (NWEST) 13
6. Billy Cockerham (MN) 11
7. Mike Samuel* (WI) 6
  Antwaan Randle El (IN) 6
  Kevin Thompson (PAST) 6
10. David Edgerton* (PUR) 4
  Scott Kavanagh* (WI) 4
12. Drew Henson (MI) 3
  Andy Persby (MN) 3
  Randy Reiners (IA) 3
15. Kirk Johnson (IL) 2
  Kyle McCann (IA) 2
  Ryan Van Dyke (MIST) 2
Passing Interceptions
1. Drew Brees* (PUR) 20
2. Gavin Hoffman (NWEST) 14
3. Billy Cockerham (MN) 12
4. Antwaan Randle El (IN) 11
5. Bill Burke (MIST) 10
  Tom Brady (MI) 10
7. Kevin Thompson (PAST) 8
8. Joe Germaine* (OHST) 7
  Kurt Kittner (IL) 7
10. Randy Reiners (IA) 6
11. Andy Persby (MN) 5
  Kyle McCann (IA) 5
13. Mike Samuel* (WI) 4
  Scott Mullen (IA) 4
  Mark Hoekstra (IL) 4
  Ryan Van Dyke (MIST) 4
17. Kirk Johnson (IL) 3
18. Jay Rodgers (IN) 2
  Mark Broxterman (NWEST) 2
Passing Efficiency Rating
1. Joe Germaine* (OHST) 150.6
2. Drew Brees* (PUR) 137.8
3. Tom Brady (MI) 133.1
4. Bill Burke (MIST) 127.3
5. Kevin Thompson (PAST) 118.1
6. Mike Samuel* (WI) 116.6
7. Gavin Hoffman (NWEST) 116.3
8. Kyle McCann (IA) 114.2
9. Billy Cockerham (MN) 111.6
10. Antwaan Randle El (IN) 99.4
11. Kurt Kittner (IL) 78.4
Rush Attempts
1. Ron Dayne* (WI) 295
2. Sedrick Irvin (MIST) 272
3. Antwaan Randle El (IN) 227
4. Thomas Hamner (MN) 209
5. Michael Wiley* (OHST) 198
6. Ladell Betts (IA) 188
7. Damien Anderson (NWEST) 164
8. J Crabtree* (PUR) 152
9. Anthony Thomas (MI) 146
10. Rocky Harvey (IL) 134
11. Mike Samuel* (WI) 129
12. Billy Cockerham (MN) 127
  Eric McCoo (PAST) 127
14. Clarence Williams (MI) 126
15. Steve Havard (IL) 124
16. Joe Montgomery* (OHST) 118
17. Cordell Mitchell (PAST) 99
18. Brian Marshall (NWEST) 98
19. Dondre Johnson* (PUR) 96
20. Justin Fargas (MI) 77
Rushing Yards
1. Ron Dayne* (WI) 1525
2. Michael Wiley* (OHST) 1235
3. Sedrick Irvin (MIST) 1167
4. Antwaan Randle El (IN) 873
5. Thomas Hamner (MN) 838
6. Eric McCoo (PAST) 822
7. Joe Montgomery* (OHST) 766
8. Anthony Thomas (MI) 761
9. Ladell Betts (IA) 679
10. J Crabtree* (PUR) 648
11. Rocky Harvey (IL) 634
12. Clarence Williams (MI) 568
13. Steve Havard (IL) 564
14. Damien Anderson (NWEST) 537
15. Cordell Mitchell (PAST) 511
16. Dondre Johnson* (PUR) 433
17. Frankie Franklin (IN) 386
18. Mike Samuel* (WI) 382
19. Lloyd Clemons (MIST) 364
20. Chris Gall (IN) 329
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1. Joe Montgomery* (OHST) 6.5
2. Eric McCoo (PAST) 6.5
3. Michael Wiley* (OHST) 6.2
4. Frankie Franklin (IN) 5.6
5. Anthony Thomas (MI) 5.2
6. Ron Dayne* (WI) 5.2
7. Cordell Mitchell (PAST) 5.2
8. Rocky Harvey (IL) 4.7
9. Steve Havard (IL) 4.5
10. Dondre Johnson* (PUR) 4.5
11. Clarence Williams (MI) 4.5
12. Chris Gall (IN) 4.4
13. Sedrick Irvin (MIST) 4.3
14. J Crabtree* (PUR) 4.3
15. Thomas Hamner (MN) 4.0
16. Antwaan Randle El (IN) 3.8
17. Ladell Betts (IA) 3.6
18. Justin Fargas (MI) 3.6
19. Damien Anderson (NWEST) 3.3
20. Brian Marshall (NWEST) 3.0
Rushing Touchdowns
1. Ron Dayne* (WI) 15
2. Anthony Thomas (MI) 12
3. Sedrick Irvin (MIST) 10
  Mike Samuel* (WI) 10
  Michael Wiley* (OHST) 10
  Antwaan Randle El (IN) 10
7. Mike Cerimele (PAST) 8
8. Joe Montgomery* (OHST) 7
  Chris Gall (IN) 7
10. Rocky Harvey (IL) 6
11. Steve Havard (IL) 5
  Aaron Harris (PAST) 5
  Ladell Betts (IA) 5
14. Thomas Hamner (MN) 4
  Damien Anderson (NWEST) 4
16. Eric McCoo (PAST) 3
  Dondre Johnson* (PUR) 3
  Drew Brees* (PUR) 3
19. Cordell Mitchell (PAST) 2
  Frankie Franklin (IN) 2
  Kurt Kittner (IL) 2
  Gavin Hoffman (NWEST) 2
  Lloyd Clemons (MIST) 2
  Kevin Thompson (PAST) 2
  Eric Haddad* (PUR) 2
  J Crabtree* (PUR) 2
  Billy Cockerham (MN) 2
  Tom Brady (MI) 2
  Robbie Crockett (IA) 2
  Walter Cross (MI) 2
  Byron Evans (MN) 2
  Eddie Faulkner* (WI) 2
  Jonathan Wells* (OHST) 2
  Omar Easy (PAST) 2
Receptions
1. David Boston* (OHST) 85
2. D'Wayne Bates (NWEST) 83
  Isaac Jones* (PUR) 83
4. Randall Lane* (PUR) 67
5. Plaxico Burress (MIST) 65
6. Tai Streets (MI) 60
  Luke Leverson (MN) 60
8. Dee Miller* (OHST) 59
9. Gari Scott (MIST) 58
10. Gabe Cox* (PUR) 55
11. Tyrone Browning (IN) 47
12. Chris Daniels* (PUR) 45
13. Marcus Knight (MI) 41
14. Tim Stratton* (PUR) 38
  Ron Johnson (MN) 38
16. Kahlil Hill (IA) 35
17. Vinny Sutherland* (PUR) 31
  Bashir Yamini (IA) 31
19. Jay Tant (NWEST) 30
  Chris Gall (IN) 30
Receiving Yards
1. David Boston* (OHST) 1435
2. D'Wayne Bates (NWEST) 1245
3. Plaxico Burress (MIST) 1013
4. Randall Lane* (PUR) 940
5. Dee Miller* (OHST) 915
6. Tai Streets (MI) 906
7. Isaac Jones* (PUR) 899
8. Luke Leverson (MN) 854
9. Gari Scott (MIST) 843
10. Tyrone Browning (IN) 764
11. Gabe Cox* (PUR) 647
12. Marcus Knight (MI) 597
13. Chris Chambers* (WI) 563
14. Chris Daniels* (PUR) 473
15. Kahlil Hill (IA) 432
16. Ron Johnson (MN) 395
17. Tim Stratton* (PUR) 381
18. Chafie Fields (PAST) 369
19. Corey Jones (PAST) 368
20. Joe Nastasi (PAST) 353
Receiving Yards Per Reception
1. Chris Chambers* (WI) 20.1
2. David Boston* (OHST) 16.9
3. Tyrone Browning (IN) 16.3
4. Plaxico Burress (MIST) 15.6
5. Dee Miller* (OHST) 15.5
6. Tai Streets (MI) 15.1
7. D'Wayne Bates (NWEST) 15.0
8. Chafie Fields (PAST) 14.8
9. Marcus Knight (MI) 14.6
10. Gari Scott (MIST) 14.5
11. Luke Leverson (MN) 14.2
12. Randall Lane* (PUR) 14.0
13. Corey Jones (PAST) 13.6
14. Kahlil Hill (IA) 12.3
15. Gabe Cox* (PUR) 11.8
16. Cuncho Brown (PAST) 11.7
17. Lenny Willis (IL) 11.6
18. Jay Tant (NWEST) 10.9
19. Isaac Jones* (PUR) 10.8
20. Chris Daniels* (PUR) 10.5
Receiving Touchdowns
1. David Boston* (OHST) 13
2. Tai Streets (MI) 11
3. Luke Leverson (MN) 9
  D'Wayne Bates (NWEST) 9
5. Plaxico Burress (MIST) 8
  Gabe Cox* (PUR) 8
7. Isaac Jones* (PUR) 7
  Chris Daniels* (PUR) 7
  Chris Chambers* (WI) 7
  Tim Stratton* (PUR) 7
  Randall Lane* (PUR) 7
12. Ron Johnson (MN) 4
  Gari Scott (MIST) 4
  Reggie Germany* (OHST) 4
  John Lumpkin* (OHST) 4
16. Chris Baker (MIST) 3
  Vinny Sutherland* (PUR) 3
  Leroy McFadden (MIST) 3
  Dee Miller* (OHST) 3
20. David Terrell (MI) 2
  John Burden (NWEST) 2
  Levron Williams (IN) 2
  Chris Oliver (IA) 2
  Kahlil Hill (IA) 2
  Cliff Jackson* (PUR) 2
  Jerame Tuman (MI) 2
  Joe Nastasi (PAST) 2
  Jay Tant (NWEST) 2
  Corey Jones (PAST) 2
  Craig Osika (IN) 2
  Tyrone Browning (IN) 2
Plays From Scrimmage
1. Ron Dayne* (WI) 301
2. Sedrick Irvin (MIST) 300
3. Antwaan Randle El (IN) 229
4. Michael Wiley* (OHST) 225
5. Thomas Hamner (MN) 222
6. Ladell Betts (IA) 208
7. Damien Anderson (NWEST) 174
8. J Crabtree* (PUR) 165
9. Anthony Thomas (MI) 161
10. Rocky Harvey (IL) 144
11. Clarence Williams (MI) 138
12. Eric McCoo (PAST) 133
13. Mike Samuel* (WI) 129
14. Steve Havard (IL) 128
15. Billy Cockerham (MN) 127
16. Joe Montgomery* (OHST) 120
17. Brian Marshall (NWEST) 107
18. Cordell Mitchell (PAST) 104
  Chris Gall (IN) 104
20. Dondre Johnson* (PUR) 103
Yards From Scrimmage
1. Ron Dayne* (WI) 1570
2. David Boston* (OHST) 1436
3. Michael Wiley* (OHST) 1435
4. Sedrick Irvin (MIST) 1377
5. D'Wayne Bates (NWEST) 1227
6. Plaxico Burress (MIST) 1013
7. Randall Lane* (PUR) 944
8. Ladell Betts (IA) 938
9. Dee Miller* (OHST) 932
10. Antwaan Randle El (IN) 927
11. Thomas Hamner (MN) 910
12. Tai Streets (MI) 906
13. Anthony Thomas (MI) 901
14. Isaac Jones* (PUR) 899
15. Eric McCoo (PAST) 857
16. Luke Leverson (MN) 854
17. Gari Scott (MIST) 843
18. Joe Montgomery* (OHST) 766
19. Tyrone Browning (IN) 764
20. J Crabtree* (PUR) 760
Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1. Ron Dayne* (WI) 15
2. David Boston* (OHST) 13
3. Anthony Thomas (MI) 12
4. Michael Wiley* (OHST) 11
  Tai Streets (MI) 11
  Antwaan Randle El (IN) 11
7. Mike Samuel* (WI) 10
  Sedrick Irvin (MIST) 10
9. Luke Leverson (MN) 9
  D'Wayne Bates (NWEST) 9
11. Plaxico Burress (MIST) 8
  Chris Gall (IN) 8
  Mike Cerimele (PAST) 8
  Gabe Cox* (PUR) 8
15. Chris Daniels* (PUR) 7
  Isaac Jones* (PUR) 7
  Tim Stratton* (PUR) 7
  Rocky Harvey (IL) 7
  Randall Lane* (PUR) 7
  Joe Montgomery* (OHST) 7
  Chris Chambers* (WI) 7
Total Plays
1. Drew Brees* (PUR) 638
2. Antwaan Randle El (IN) 500
3. Joe Germaine* (OHST) 446
4. Bill Burke (MIST) 423
5. Gavin Hoffman (NWEST) 391
6. Tom Brady (MI) 377
7. Billy Cockerham (MN) 307
8. Mike Samuel* (WI) 301
9. Ron Dayne* (WI) 295
10. Sedrick Irvin (MIST) 274
11. Kevin Thompson (PAST) 264
12. Kyle McCann (IA) 213
13. Thomas Hamner (MN) 209
14. Kurt Kittner (IL) 205
15. Michael Wiley* (OHST) 200
16. Ladell Betts (IA) 189
17. Andy Persby (MN) 169
18. Damien Anderson (NWEST) 164
19. J Crabtree* (PUR) 152
20. Anthony Thomas (MI) 146
Total Yards
1. Drew Brees* (PUR) 4176
2. Joe Germaine* (OHST) 3247
3. Antwaan Randle El (IN) 2618
4. Bill Burke (MIST) 2342
5. Tom Brady (MI) 2322
6. Gavin Hoffman (NWEST) 2044
7. Kevin Thompson (PAST) 1612
8. Mike Samuel* (WI) 1557
9. Ron Dayne* (WI) 1525
10. Billy Cockerham (MN) 1461
11. Michael Wiley* (OHST) 1268
12. Sedrick Irvin (MIST) 1173
13. Kyle McCann (IA) 1004
14. Thomas Hamner (MN) 838
15. Eric McCoo (PAST) 822
16. Kurt Kittner (IL) 810
17. Joe Montgomery* (OHST) 766
18. Anthony Thomas (MI) 761
19. Ladell Betts (IA) 702
20. J Crabtree* (PUR) 648
Total Yards Per Play
1. Joe Germaine* (OHST) 7.3
2. Drew Brees* (PUR) 6.5
Total Touchdowns
1. Drew Brees* (PUR) 42
2. Joe Germaine* (OHST) 25
3. Bill Burke (MIST) 20
4. Antwaan Randle El (IN) 16
  Tom Brady (MI) 16
  Mike Samuel* (WI) 16
7. Ron Dayne* (WI) 15
  Gavin Hoffman (NWEST) 15
9. Billy Cockerham (MN) 13
10. Anthony Thomas (MI) 12
11. Sedrick Irvin (MIST) 10
  Michael Wiley* (OHST) 10
13. Mike Cerimele (PAST) 8
  Kevin Thompson (PAST) 8
15. Chris Gall (IN) 7
  Joe Montgomery* (OHST) 7
17. Rocky Harvey (IL) 6
18. Steve Havard (IL) 5
  Aaron Harris (PAST) 5
  Ladell Betts (IA) 5