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1999 Big Ten Conference Year Summary

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Record*: 77-53, .592 W-L% (1st of 12) (Schedule and Results)
*W-L-T adjusted to 67-53 by NCAA.

SRS: 8.40 (1st of 12) ▪ SOS: 5.33 (1st of 12)

Conference Champion: Wisconsin

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

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Wisconsin 10 2 .833 7 1 .875 34.1 12.8 14.88 0.88
Michigan 10 2 .833 6 2 .750 30.1 20.6 16.77 7.86
Michigan State 10 2 .833 6 2 .750 31.5 20.4 14.95 7.03
Penn State 10 3 .769 5 3 .625 32.1 18.0 17.79 6.25 W-L-T adjusted to 0-3 by NCAA.
Minnesota 8 4 .667 5 3 .625 30.7 16.3 11.81 1.39
Illinois 8 4 .667 4 4 .500 32.3 22.9 11.40 4.73
Purdue 7 5 .583 4 4 .500 32.0 25.4 9.76 5.68
Ohio State 6 6 .500 3 5 .375 23.8 23.9 7.64 7.39
Indiana 4 7 .364 3 5 .375 26.5 35.1 -1.38 4.16
Northwestern 3 8 .273 1 7 .125 12.8 27.4 -5.76 6.06
Iowa 1 10 .091 0 8 .000 14.7 31.5 -5.49 7.24

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 8/30 9/6 9/12 9/19 9/26 10/3 10/10 10/17 10/24 10/31 11/7 11/14 11/21 11/28 12/5 Final
Wisconsin 10 9 9 9 20   20 17 17 11 10 9 5 4 4 4 4
Michigan 8 7 6 6 4 4 3 10 9 15 16 16 10 10 9 8 5
Michigan State         19 14 11 5 11 19 19 17 15 11 10 9 7
Penn State 3 2 2 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 6 13 15 14 13 11
Minnesota             25   24     20 17 13 13 12 18
Illinois                                 24
Purdue 23 22 20 14 13 11 17 20 16 18 17 22 19 19 19 19 25
Ohio State 9 13 13 13 12 12 21 18 22 21 20 25          

7 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
2000-01-01 Citrus Bowl Michigan State 37 Florida 34 Citrus Bowl (Orlando, FL)
2000-01-01 Orange Bowl Michigan 35 Alabama 34 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
2000-01-01 Outback Bowl Georgia 28 Purdue 25 Outback Bowl (Tampa, FL)
2000-01-01 Rose Bowl Wisconsin 17 Stanford 9 Rose Bowl (Pasadena, CA)
1999-12-31 Sun Bowl Oregon 24 Minnesota 20 Sun Bowl (El Paso, TX)
1999-12-30 Micron PC Bowl Illinois 63 Virginia 21 Micron PC Bowl (Miami, FL)
1999-12-28 Alamo Bowl Penn State 24 Texas A&M 0 Alamo Bowl (San Antonio, TX)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions
1. Drew Brees* (PUR) 337
2. Kurt Kittner* (IL) 216
3. Tom Brady (MI) 180
4. Bill Burke* (MIST) 173
5. Antwaan Randle El (IN) 150
6. Billy Cockerham* (MN) 147
7. Kevin Thompson (PAST) 133
8. Scott Mullen (IA) 126
9. Steve Bellisari (OHST) 101
10. Brooks Bollinger (WI) 82
Pass Attempts
1. Drew Brees* (PUR) 554
2. Kurt Kittner* (IL) 396
3. Bill Burke* (MIST) 312
4. Tom Brady (MI) 295
5. Antwaan Randle El (IN) 279
6. Billy Cockerham* (MN) 276
7. Kevin Thompson (PAST) 242
8. Scott Mullen (IA) 226
9. Steve Bellisari (OHST) 224
10. Nick Kreinbrink (NWEST) 158
Pass Completion Percentage
1. Tom Brady (MI) 61.0
2. Drew Brees* (PUR) 60.8
3. Scott Mullen (IA) 55.8
4. Bill Burke* (MIST) 55.4
5. Kevin Thompson (PAST) 55.0
6. Kurt Kittner* (IL) 54.5
7. Antwaan Randle El (IN) 53.8
8. Billy Cockerham* (MN) 53.3
9. Steve Bellisari (OHST) 45.1
10. Nick Kreinbrink (NWEST) 38.0
Passing Yards
1. Drew Brees* (PUR) 3909
2. Kurt Kittner* (IL) 2702
3. Antwaan Randle El (IN) 2277
4. Tom Brady (MI) 2217
5. Bill Burke* (MIST) 2214
6. Billy Cockerham* (MN) 2091
7. Kevin Thompson (PAST) 1916
8. Steve Bellisari (OHST) 1616
9. Scott Mullen (IA) 1415
10. Brooks Bollinger (WI) 1133
Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Antwaan Randle El (IN) 8.2
2. Kevin Thompson (PAST) 7.9
3. Billy Cockerham* (MN) 7.6
4. Tom Brady (MI) 7.5
5. Steve Bellisari (OHST) 7.2
6. Bill Burke* (MIST) 7.1
7. Drew Brees* (PUR) 7.1
8. Kurt Kittner* (IL) 6.8
9. Scott Mullen (IA) 6.3
10. Nick Kreinbrink (NWEST) 4.9
Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Antwaan Randle El (IN) 8.3
2. Tom Brady (MI) 7.7
3. Kurt Kittner* (IL) 7.5
4. Kevin Thompson (PAST) 7.3
5. Billy Cockerham* (MN) 7.0
6. Drew Brees* (PUR) 7.0
7. Steve Bellisari (OHST) 6.5
8. Bill Burke* (MIST) 5.8
9. Scott Mullen (IA) 5.3
10. Nick Kreinbrink (NWEST) 4.0
Passing Touchdowns
1. Drew Brees* (PUR) 25
2. Kurt Kittner* (IL) 24
3. Bill Burke* (MIST) 20
4. Antwaan Randle El (IN) 17
5. Tom Brady (MI) 16
6. Billy Cockerham* (MN) 15
7. Kevin Thompson (PAST) 13
8. Steve Bellisari (OHST) 12
9. Brooks Bollinger (WI) 8
10. Rashard Casey (PAST) 6
Passing Interceptions
1. Bill Burke* (MIST) 18
2. Drew Brees* (PUR) 12
3. Billy Cockerham* (MN) 10
4. Kevin Thompson (PAST) 9
  Steve Bellisari (OHST) 9
6. Scott Mullen (IA) 7
  Antwaan Randle El (IN) 7
8. Zak Kustok (NWEST) 6
  Tom Brady (MI) 6
10. Kurt Kittner* (IL) 5
  Nick Kreinbrink (NWEST) 5
  Austin Moherman (OHST) 5
Passing Efficiency Rating
1. Tom Brady (MI) 138.0
2. Antwaan Randle El (IN) 137.4
3. Kevin Thompson (PAST) 131.8
4. Drew Brees* (PUR) 130.7
5. Kurt Kittner* (IL) 129.3
6. Billy Cockerham* (MN) 127.6
7. Bill Burke* (MIST) 124.7
8. Steve Bellisari (OHST) 115.3
9. Scott Mullen (IA) 109.5
10. Nick Kreinbrink (NWEST) 81.1
Rush Attempts
1. Ron Dayne (WI) 337
2. Thomas Hamner* (MN) 308
3. Damien Anderson (NWEST) 306
4. Anthony Thomas (MI) 283
5. Antwaan Randle El (IN) 224
6. Lloyd Clemons* (MIST) 191
7. Ladell Betts (IA) 189
8. Michael Wiley (OHST) 183
9. Steve Havard* (IL) 179
10. Montrell Lowe* (PUR) 173
Rushing Yards
1. Ron Dayne (WI) 2034
2. Thomas Hamner* (MN) 1426
3. Anthony Thomas (MI) 1257
4. Damien Anderson (NWEST) 1128
5. Lloyd Clemons* (MIST) 959
6. Michael Wiley (OHST) 952
7. Ladell Betts (IA) 857
8. Montrell Lowe* (PUR) 841
9. Billy Cockerham* (MN) 831
10. Levron Williams (IN) 817
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1. Levron Williams (IN) 6.9
2. Ron Dayne (WI) 6.0
3. Rocky Harvey* (IL) 5.4
4. Michael Wiley (OHST) 5.2
5. T.J. Duckett* (MIST) 5.1
6. Lloyd Clemons* (MIST) 5.0
7. Eric McCoo (PAST) 5.0
8. Billy Cockerham* (MN) 4.9
9. Montrell Lowe* (PUR) 4.9
10. Thomas Hamner* (MN) 4.6
Rushing Touchdowns
1. Ron Dayne (WI) 20
2. Anthony Thomas (MI) 16
3. Antwaan Randle El (IN) 13
4. Michael Wiley (OHST) 10
  T.J. Duckett* (MIST) 10
  Steve Havard* (IL) 10
  Thomas Hamner* (MN) 10
  Billy Cockerham* (MN) 10
9. Rocky Harvey* (IL) 7
10. Brooks Bollinger (WI) 6
Receptions
1. Chris Daniels* (PUR) 121
2. Plaxico Burress* (MIST) 66
3. David Terrell (MI) 61
4. Kevin Kasper (IA) 60
5. Randall Lane* (PUR) 52
6. Tim Stratton* (PUR) 49
7. Michael Dean* (IL) 45
8. Ron Johnson* (MN) 43
  Reggie Germany (OHST) 43
10. Ken-Yon Rambo (OHST) 41
  Chris Chambers (WI) 41
  Luke Leverson* (MN) 41
Receiving Yards
1. Chris Daniels* (PUR) 1236
2. Plaxico Burress* (MIST) 1142
3. David Terrell (MI) 888
4. Ken-Yon Rambo (OHST) 833
5. Marcus Knight (MI) 766
6. Vinny Sutherland* (PUR) 698
7. Chafie Fields (PAST) 692
8. Randall Lane* (PUR) 690
9. Kevin Kasper (IA) 664
10. Reggie Germany (OHST) 656
Receiving Yards Per Reception
1. Marcus Knight (MI) 21.3
2. Ken-Yon Rambo (OHST) 20.3
3. Jerry Dorsey (IN) 19.4
4. Eddie Drummond (PAST) 18.6
5. Versie Gaddis (IN) 18.1
6. Vinny Sutherland* (PUR) 17.9
7. Chafie Fields (PAST) 17.7
8. Plaxico Burress* (MIST) 17.3
9. Brandon Lloyd* (IL) 17.0
10. Gari Scott* (MIST) 16.1
Receiving Touchdowns
1. Plaxico Burress* (MIST) 12
2. Ron Johnson* (MN) 7
  Vinny Sutherland* (PUR) 7
  Chris Daniels* (PUR) 7
5. Marcus Knight (MI) 6
  Ken-Yon Rambo (OHST) 6
  Jerry Dorsey (IN) 6
  Gari Scott* (MIST) 6
9. Jameel Cook* (IL) 5
  Chafie Fields (PAST) 5
  Randall Lane* (PUR) 5
  Eddie Drummond (PAST) 5
Plays From Scrimmage
1. Ron Dayne (WI) 338
2. Thomas Hamner* (MN) 329
3. Damien Anderson (NWEST) 322
4. Anthony Thomas (MI) 312
5. Antwaan Randle El (IN) 225
6. Ladell Betts (IA) 209
7. Lloyd Clemons* (MIST) 207
8. Michael Wiley (OHST) 197
9. Steve Havard* (IL) 180
10. Montrell Lowe* (PUR) 177
Yards From Scrimmage
1. Ron Dayne (WI) 2043
2. Thomas Hamner* (MN) 1731
3. Anthony Thomas (MI) 1423
4. Damien Anderson (NWEST) 1312
5. Chris Daniels* (PUR) 1235
6. Levron Williams (IN) 1177
7. Plaxico Burress* (MIST) 1142
8. Michael Wiley (OHST) 1105
9. Ladell Betts (IA) 1052
10. Lloyd Clemons* (MIST) 1034
Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1. Ron Dayne (WI) 20
2. Anthony Thomas (MI) 16
3. Thomas Hamner* (MN) 13
  Antwaan Randle El (IN) 13
5. Plaxico Burress* (MIST) 12
6. Michael Wiley (OHST) 11
7. T.J. Duckett* (MIST) 10
  Steve Havard* (IL) 10
  Billy Cockerham* (MN) 10
10. Rocky Harvey* (IL) 9
Total Plays
1. Drew Brees* (PUR) 633
2. Antwaan Randle El (IN) 503
3. Kurt Kittner* (IL) 463
4. Billy Cockerham* (MN) 444
5. Bill Burke* (MIST) 361
6. Steve Bellisari (OHST) 340
7. Ron Dayne (WI) 337
8. Tom Brady (MI) 329
9. Thomas Hamner* (MN) 308
10. Damien Anderson (NWEST) 306
Total Yards
1. Drew Brees* (PUR) 4086
2. Antwaan Randle El (IN) 3065
3. Billy Cockerham* (MN) 2922
4. Kurt Kittner* (IL) 2785
5. Tom Brady (MI) 2186
6. Ron Dayne (WI) 2034
7. Bill Burke* (MIST) 2014
8. Steve Bellisari (OHST) 1948
9. Kevin Thompson (PAST) 1923
10. Brooks Bollinger (WI) 1587
Total Yards Per Play
1. Drew Brees* (PUR) 6.5
2. Antwaan Randle El (IN) 6.1
Total Touchdowns
1. Antwaan Randle El (IN) 30
2. Drew Brees* (PUR) 29
3. Kurt Kittner* (IL) 25
  Billy Cockerham* (MN) 25
5. Bill Burke* (MIST) 20
  Ron Dayne (WI) 20
7. Tom Brady (MI) 17
8. Anthony Thomas (MI) 16
9. Brooks Bollinger (WI) 14
  Steve Bellisari (OHST) 14