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2003 Big Ten Conference Team Defense

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Record*: 77-63, .550 W-L% (5th of 12) (Schedule and Results)
*W-L-T adjusted to 74-63 by NCAA.

SRS: 5.83 (3rd of 12) ▪ SOS: 3.91 (3rd of 12)

Conference Champion: Michigan

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

Team Defense

Most values are per game averages
Passing Rushing Total Offense First Downs Penalties Turnovers
Rk School G Pts Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Att Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg Pass Rush Pen Tot No. Yds Fum Int TO
1 Iowa 13 16.2 19.8 35.5 55.6 221.8 0.8 36.9 92.7 2.5 0.8 72.5 314.5 4.3 9.8 5.9 1.2 16.9 5.5 50.1 0.9 1.0 1.9
2 Michigan 13 16.8 17.0 31.6 53.8 180.5 0.7 33.4 116.6 3.5 1.1 65.0 297.2 4.6 7.7 6.7 1.0 15.4 5.7 49.6 0.5 1.1 1.6
3 Purdue 13 17.4 17.1 32.4 52.7 205.6 0.9 35.9 96.9 2.7 0.7 68.3 302.5 4.4 8.8 6.3 1.3 16.4 6.6 51.3 1.1 1.1 2.2
4 Ohio State 13 17.6 22.9 39.6 57.9 234.5 1.1 31.9 62.3 2.0 0.9 71.5 296.8 4.1 11.3 5.5 2.2 19.0 6.3 43.5 0.8 1.2 1.9
5 Penn State 12 21.3 13.3 25.9 51.4 153.3 1.2 48.8 209.1 4.3 1.1 74.7 362.4 4.9 7.3 12.4 0.4 20.1 6.4 51.0 0.5 0.8 1.3
6 Minnesota 13 21.9 20.6 34.9 59.0 217.7 1.1 34.8 122.7 3.5 1.4 69.7 340.4 4.9 10.2 8.2 1.4 19.8 4.5 32.5 0.4 0.8 1.2
7 Michigan State 13 22.5 18.8 34.6 54.2 255.2 2.1 39.2 124.8 3.2 0.7 73.8 379.9 5.1 10.8 7.2 2.6 20.5 5.6 45.3 1.1 1.2 2.2
8 Wisconsin 13 23.5 17.5 32.5 53.9 213.4 1.0 36.0 142.0 3.9 1.6 68.5 355.4 5.2 9.5 7.8 1.0 18.2 6.4 50.2 0.8 0.9 1.7
9 Northwestern 13 25.1 20.1 32.8 61.1 253.2 1.2 40.2 164.1 4.1 1.8 73.1 417.3 5.7 11.6 8.7 0.8 21.1 5.3 42.0 0.7 1.2 1.8
10 Indiana 12 32.3 17.7 26.3 67.1 237.1 2.0 42.3 192.6 4.5 1.9 68.7 429.7 6.3 9.3 11.9 1.1 22.3 7.3 57.3 0.9 0.8 1.7
11 Illinois 12 33.2 15.8 26.2 60.2 202.3 1.3 47.8 224.3 4.7 2.7 73.9 426.6 5.8 9.1 13.6 0.9 23.6 6.1 53.3 0.5 0.2 0.7