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2004 Big Ten Conference Year Summary

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Record*: 71-58, .550 W-L% (3rd of 12) (Schedule and Results)
*W-L-T adjusted to 67-58 by NCAA.

SRS: 5.55 (4th of 12) ▪ SOS: 3.39 (4th of 12)

Conference Champion: Iowa and Michigan

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

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Iowa 10 2 .833 7 1 .875 24.3 17.6 14.39 5.97
Michigan 9 3 .750 7 1 .875 30.8 23.3 12.24 4.82
Wisconsin 9 3 .750 6 2 .750 20.8 15.4 8.69 2.35
Northwestern 6 6 .500 5 3 .625 24.6 28.5 1.71 5.04
Ohio State 8 4 .667 4 4 .500 24.2 18.3 11.31 5.14
Purdue 7 5 .583 4 4 .500 31.8 17.2 10.93 4.02
Michigan State 5 7 .417 4 4 .500 29.4 27.2 2.30 2.30
Minnesota 7 5 .583 3 5 .375 30.1 22.8 5.74 1.49
Penn State 4 7 .364 2 6 .250 17.7 15.3 3.24 2.24 W-L-T adjusted to 0-7 by NCAA.
Illinois 3 8 .273 1 7 .125 21.8 29.4 -4.53 1.83
Indiana 3 8 .273 1 7 .125 23.8 31.2 -4.98 2.11

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/5 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
Iowa 19 16 16         25 23 20 19 17 12 12 11 8
Michigan 8 8 17 18 19 14 14 13 12 10 9 7 13 14 13 14
Wisconsin 21 21 20 20 20 15 10 6 6 5 4 9 20 17 16 17
Ohio State 9 9 9 7 7 18 25             25 24 20
Minnesota 25 22 22 19 18 13 19   24              
Purdue 24 25 18 15 15 9 5 12 17              

6 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
2005-01-01 Capital One Bowl Iowa 30 Louisiana State 25 Capital One Bowl (Orlando, FL)
2005-01-01 Outback Bowl Georgia 24 Wisconsin 21 Outback Bowl (Tampa, FL)
2005-01-01 Rose Bowl Texas 38 Michigan 37 Rose Bowl (Pasadena, CA)
2004-12-31 Music City Bowl Minnesota 20 Alabama 16 Music City Bowl (Nashville, TN)
2004-12-31 Sun Bowl Arizona State 27 Purdue 23 Sun Bowl (El Paso, TX)
2004-12-29 Alamo Bowl Ohio State 33 Oklahoma State 7 Alamo Bowl (San Antonio, TX)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions
1. Brett Basanez (NWEST) 247
2. Chad Henne* (MI) 240
3. Kyle Orton* (PUR) 236
4. Drew Tate* (IA) 233
5. John Stocco* (WI) 169
6. Zack Mills (PAST) 155
7. Matt Lovecchio (IN) 153
  Matt LoVecchio (IN) 153
9. Drew Stanton (MIST) 141
10. Bryan Cupito* (MN) 123
Pass Attempts
1. Brett Basanez (NWEST) 460
2. Chad Henne* (MI) 399
3. Kyle Orton* (PUR) 389
4. Drew Tate* (IA) 375
5. John Stocco* (WI) 321
6. Matt Lovecchio (IN) 271
  Matt LoVecchio (IN) 271
8. Zack Mills (PAST) 268
9. Bryan Cupito* (MN) 261
10. Drew Stanton (MIST) 220
Pass Completion Percentage
1. Drew Stanton (MIST) 64.1
2. Drew Tate* (IA) 62.1
3. Kyle Orton* (PUR) 60.7
4. Chad Henne* (MI) 60.2
5. Zack Mills (PAST) 57.8
6. Jon Beutjer (IL) 56.9
  Jon Beutjer (IL) 56.9
8. Matt LoVecchio (IN) 56.5
  Matt Lovecchio (IN) 56.5
10. Brett Basanez (NWEST) 53.7
Passing Yards
1. Kyle Orton* (PUR) 3090
2. Brett Basanez (NWEST) 2838
3. Drew Tate* (IA) 2786
4. Chad Henne* (MI) 2743
5. Bryan Cupito* (MN) 2097
6. John Stocco* (WI) 1999
7. Matt LoVecchio (IN) 1951
  Matt Lovecchio (IN) 1951
9. Zack Mills (PAST) 1722
10. Drew Stanton (MIST) 1601
Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Bryan Cupito* (MN) 8.0
2. Kyle Orton* (PUR) 7.9
3. Drew Tate* (IA) 7.4
4. Drew Stanton (MIST) 7.3
5. Matt Lovecchio (IN) 7.2
  Matt LoVecchio (IN) 7.2
7. Chad Henne* (MI) 6.9
8. Justin Zwick* (OHST) 6.5
9. Zack Mills (PAST) 6.4
10. John Stocco* (WI) 6.2
Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Kyle Orton* (PUR) 9.0
2. Bryan Cupito* (MN) 7.9
3. Matt LoVecchio (IN) 7.0
  Matt Lovecchio (IN) 7.0
5. Drew Tate* (IA) 6.8
6. Drew Stanton (MIST) 6.8
7. Chad Henne* (MI) 6.8
8. Brett Basanez (NWEST) 5.8
9. John Stocco* (WI) 5.8
10. Justin Zwick* (OHST) 5.7
Passing Touchdowns
1. Kyle Orton* (PUR) 31
2. Chad Henne* (MI) 25
3. Drew Tate* (IA) 20
4. Bryan Cupito* (MN) 14
5. Matt LoVecchio (IN) 13
  Matt Lovecchio (IN) 13
7. Brett Basanez (NWEST) 12
8. John Stocco* (WI) 9
  Zack Mills (PAST) 9
10. Troy Smith* (OHST) 8
  Jon Beutjer (IL) 8
  Jon Beutjer (IL) 8
  Drew Stanton (MIST) 8
Passing Interceptions
1. Drew Tate* (IA) 14
2. Chad Henne* (MI) 12
  Zack Mills (PAST) 12
4. Brett Basanez (NWEST) 9
5. John Stocco* (WI) 7
  Matt LoVecchio (IN) 7
  Bryan Cupito* (MN) 7
  Matt Lovecchio (IN) 7
9. Damon Dowdell (MIST) 6
  Justin Zwick* (OHST) 6
  Drew Stanton (MIST) 6
Passing Efficiency Rating
1. Kyle Orton* (PUR) 151.1
2. Drew Tate* (IA) 134.7
3. Chad Henne* (MI) 132.6
4. Drew Stanton (MIST) 131.8
5. Matt LoVecchio (IN) 127.6
  Matt Lovecchio (IN) 127.6
7. Bryan Cupito* (MN) 127.0
8. Jon Beutjer (IL) 115.0
  Jon Beutjer (IL) 115.0
10. Zack Mills (PAST) 113.9
Rush Attempts
1. Michael Hart* (MI) 282
2. Noah Herron (NWEST) 274
3. BenJarvus Green-Ellis (IN) 231
  Marion Barber III* (MN) 231
5. Laurence Maroney* (MN) 217
6. Anthony Davis* (WI) 201
7. Tony Hunt (PAST) 169
8. Jerod Void* (PUR) 159
9. Pierre Thomas (IL) 152
10. Jason Teague (MIST) 150
Rushing Yards
1. Michael Hart* (MI) 1455
2. Noah Herron (NWEST) 1381
3. Laurence Maroney* (MN) 1348
4. Marion Barber III* (MN) 1269
5. Anthony Davis* (WI) 973
6. Pierre Thomas (IL) 893
7. BenJarvus Green-Ellis (IN) 794
8. Tony Hunt (PAST) 777
9. Deandra Cobb (MIST) 728
10. Jason Teague (MIST) 688
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1. Deandra Cobb (MIST) 7.6
2. Drew Stanton (MIST) 7.2
3. Laurence Maroney* (MN) 6.2
4. Pierre Thomas (IL) 5.9
5. Marion Barber III* (MN) 5.5
6. Jehuu Caulcrick (MIST) 5.5
7. Michael Hart* (MI) 5.2
8. Noah Herron (NWEST) 5.0
9. Anthony Davis* (WI) 4.8
10. Tony Hunt (PAST) 4.6
Rushing Touchdowns
1. Noah Herron (NWEST) 14
2. Laurence Maroney* (MN) 12
3. Anthony Davis* (WI) 11
  Marion Barber III* (MN) 11
5. Michael Hart* (MI) 9
6. Jason Teague (MIST) 8
  Pierre Thomas (IL) 8
8. Tony Hunt (PAST) 7
9. Ibrahim Halsey (IL) 5
  BenJarvus Green-Ellis (IN) 5
  Brett Basanez (NWEST) 5
  Jehuu Caulcrick (MIST) 5
  Drew Stanton (MIST) 5
  E.B. Halsey (IL) 5
Receptions
1. Braylon Edwards* (MI) 97
2. Taylor Stubblefield* (PUR) 89
3. Ed Hinkel* (IA) 63
4. Clinton Solomon* (IA) 58
5. Courtney Roby (IN) 55
  Santonio Holmes* (OHST) 55
7. Mark Philmore (NWEST) 54
8. Kyle Ingraham* (PUR) 51
9. Jonathan Fields (NWEST) 48
10. Kendrick Jones (IL) 47
Receiving Yards
1. Braylon Edwards* (MI) 1330
2. Taylor Stubblefield* (PUR) 1095
3. Clinton Solomon* (IA) 905
4. Courtney Roby (IN) 810
5. Santonio Holmes* (OHST) 769
6. Ed Hinkel* (IA) 744
7. Kendrick Jones (IL) 687
8. Ernie Wheelwright* (MN) 654
9. Mark Philmore (NWEST) 633
10. Kyle Ingraham* (PUR) 624
Receiving Yards Per Reception
1. Ernie Wheelwright* (MN) 21.8
2. Owen Daniels* (WI) 15.6
3. Clinton Solomon* (IA) 15.6
4. Dorien Bryant* (PUR) 15.4
5. Courtney Roby (IN) 14.7
6. Michael Robinson (PAST) 14.7
7. Kendrick Jones (IL) 14.6
8. Shaun Herbert (NWEST) 14.5
9. Ted Ginn Jr.* (OHST) 14.4
10. Jared Ellerson* (MN) 14.1
Receiving Touchdowns
1. Taylor Stubblefield* (PUR) 16
2. Braylon Edwards* (MI) 15
3. Courtney Roby (IN) 7
  Ernie Wheelwright* (MN) 7
  Ed Hinkel* (IA) 7
  Kyle Ingraham* (PUR) 7
  Santonio Holmes* (OHST) 7
8. Clinton Solomon* (IA) 6
9. Kendrick Jones (IL) 5
  Eric Knott (MIST) 5
Plays From Scrimmage
1. Noah Herron (NWEST) 310
2. Michael Hart* (MI) 308
3. BenJarvus Green-Ellis (IN) 245
4. Marion Barber III* (MN) 234
5. Laurence Maroney* (MN) 220
6. Anthony Davis* (WI) 214
7. Tony Hunt (PAST) 208
8. Jerod Void* (PUR) 181
9. Jason Teague (MIST) 178
10. Pierre Thomas (IL) 166
Yards From Scrimmage
1. Noah Herron (NWEST) 1732
2. Michael Hart* (MI) 1692
3. Braylon Edwards* (MI) 1391
4. Laurence Maroney* (MN) 1364
5. Marion Barber III* (MN) 1296
6. Tony Hunt (PAST) 1111
7. Taylor Stubblefield* (PUR) 1095
8. Anthony Davis* (WI) 1069
9. Pierre Thomas (IL) 988
10. Courtney Roby (IN) 945
Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1. Taylor Stubblefield* (PUR) 16
2. Braylon Edwards* (MI) 15
  Noah Herron (NWEST) 15
4. Laurence Maroney* (MN) 12
5. Anthony Davis* (WI) 11
  Marion Barber III* (MN) 11
7. Jason Teague (MIST) 10
  Michael Hart* (MI) 10
9. Courtney Roby (IN) 9
  Pierre Thomas (IL) 9
Total Plays
1. Brett Basanez (NWEST) 543
2. Kyle Orton* (PUR) 469
3. Drew Tate* (IA) 464
4. Chad Henne* (MI) 454
5. John Stocco* (WI) 377
6. Matt LoVecchio (IN) 364
  Matt Lovecchio (IN) 364
8. Zack Mills (PAST) 319
9. Drew Stanton (MIST) 316
10. Bryan Cupito* (MN) 290
Total Yards
1. Kyle Orton* (PUR) 3202
2. Brett Basanez (NWEST) 3096
3. Drew Tate* (IA) 2710
4. Chad Henne* (MI) 2606
5. Drew Stanton (MIST) 2288
6. Bryan Cupito* (MN) 2139
7. Matt Lovecchio (IN) 2063
  Matt LoVecchio (IN) 2063
9. John Stocco* (WI) 1979
10. Zack Mills (PAST) 1794
Total Yards Per Play
1. Kyle Orton* (PUR) 6.8
2. Brett Basanez (NWEST) 5.7
Total Touchdowns
1. Kyle Orton* (PUR) 34
2. Chad Henne* (MI) 27
3. Drew Tate* (IA) 22
4. Brett Basanez (NWEST) 17
5. Matt LoVecchio (IN) 15
  Matt Lovecchio (IN) 15
7. Bryan Cupito* (MN) 14
  Noah Herron (NWEST) 14
9. Zack Mills (PAST) 13
  John Stocco* (WI) 13
  Drew Stanton (MIST) 13
  Marion Barber III* (MN) 13
Touchdowns
1. Taylor Stubblefield* (PUR) 16
2. Braylon Edwards* (MI) 15
  Noah Herron (NWEST) 15
4. Laurence Maroney* (MN) 12
5. Anthony Davis* (WI) 11
  Marion Barber III* (MN) 11
7. Pierre Thomas (IL) 10
  Michael Hart* (MI) 10
  Jason Teague (MIST) 10
10. Courtney Roby (IN) 9
Points
1. David Rayner (MIST) 105
2. Ibrahim Halsey (IL) 30
3. Matt Lovecchio (IN) 18
4. Dave Underwood* (MI) 12
5. Taylor Jones (NWEST) 6
  Grant Mason* (MI) 6
  Keith Lipka* (MN) 6
  Victor Adeyanju (IN) 6
9. Mark Zalewski* (WI) 2
  Brandon Villarreal* (PUR) 2
Extra Point Attempts
1. Ben Jones* (PUR) 50
2. Rhys Lloyd* (MN) 47
3. Garrett Rivas* (MI) 41
4. David Rayner (MIST) 39
  Dave Rayner (MIST) 39
6. Kyle Schlicher* (IA) 32
7. Mike Nugent* (OHST) 30
8. Mike Allen* (WI) 29
9. Jason Reda (IL) 27
10. Brian Huffman (NWEST) 24
Extra Points Made
1. Ben Jones* (PUR) 49
2. Rhys Lloyd* (MN) 43
3. Dave Rayner (MIST) 39
  David Rayner (MIST) 39
5. Garrett Rivas* (MI) 37
6. Mike Nugent* (OHST) 30
7. Kyle Schlicher* (IA) 29
8. Mike Allen* (WI) 27
9. Jason Reda (IL) 26
10. Brian Huffman (NWEST) 23
Field Goal Attempts
1. Dave Rayner (MIST) 31
  David Rayner (MIST) 31
3. Mike Nugent* (OHST) 27
4. Kyle Schlicher* (IA) 26
5. Garrett Rivas* (MI) 24
6. Mike Allen* (WI) 21
7. Rhys Lloyd* (MN) 18
  Ben Jones* (PUR) 18
9. Brian Huffman (NWEST) 17
10. Bryan Robertson (IN) 14
Field Goals Made
1. Mike Nugent* (OHST) 24
2. David Rayner (MIST) 22
  Dave Rayner (MIST) 22
4. Kyle Schlicher* (IA) 21
5. Garrett Rivas* (MI) 19
6. Rhys Lloyd* (MN) 12
  Mike Allen* (WI) 12
8. Bryan Robertson (IN) 11
9. Ben Jones* (PUR) 10
10. Robbie Gould (PAST) 7
  Brian Huffman (NWEST) 7
  Jason Reda (IL) 7
Field Goal Percentage
1. David Rayner (MIST) 71.0
Punts
1. Kyle Turano* (OHST) 65
  Tyson Beattie (IN) 65
  David Bradley* (IA) 65
  Kyle Turano* (OHST) 65
5. Adam Finley* (MI) 64
6. Jeremy Kapinos (PAST) 59
7. Kenneth Debauche* (WI) 57
  Steve Weatherford (IL) 57
9. Rhys Lloyd* (MN) 56
10. Dave Brytus* (PUR) 53
  Brian Huffman (NWEST) 53
Punting Yards
1. Kyle Turano* (OHST) 2780
  Kyle Turano* (OHST) 2780
3. Adam Finley* (MI) 2751
4. Tyson Beattie (IN) 2684
5. David Bradley* (IA) 2633
6. Steve Weatherford (IL) 2589
7. Jeremy Kapinos (PAST) 2469
8. Brandon Fields (MIST) 2394
9. Kenneth Debauche* (WI) 2380
10. Rhys Lloyd* (MN) 2231
Punting Yards Per Punt
1. Kyle Turano* (OHST) 42.8
Punt Returns
1. Jim Leonhard* (WI) 35
2. Calvin Lowry (PAST) 28
3. E.B. Halsey (IL) 27
  Ibrahim Halsey (IL) 27
5. Steve Breaston* (MI) 24
6. Ed Hinkel* (IA) 22
7. Kyle Brown (MIST) 20
  Santonio Holmes* (OHST) 20
9. Marion Barber III* (MN) 19
  Lance Bennett (IN) 19
Punt Return Yards
1. Jim Leonhard* (WI) 443
2. Ted Ginn Jr.* (OHST) 384
3. Steve Breaston* (MI) 292
4. Ed Hinkel* (IA) 260
5. Calvin Lowry (PAST) 232
6. E.B. Halsey (IL) 226
  Ibrahim Halsey (IL) 226
8. Santonio Holmes* (OHST) 214
9. Lance Bennett (IN) 208
10. Walner Belleus* (IA) 204
Punt Return Yards Per Return
1. Ibrahim Halsey (IL) 8.4
Punt Return Touchdowns
1. Ted Ginn Jr.* (OHST) 4
Kickoff Returns
1. Deandra Cobb (MIST) 36
2. Steve Breaston* (MI) 28
3. Pierre Thomas (IL) 25
4. Brandon Williams* (WI) 23
5. Jerome Brooks* (PUR) 22
6. Lance Bennett (IN) 20
7. Maurice Hall* (OHST) 19
8. Terrell Jordan (NWEST) 17
9. Jeff Backes (NWEST) 11
10. Derell Jenkins (NWEST) 10
  Walner Belleus* (IA) 10
  Rodney Kinlaw (PAST) 10
  Marion Barber III* (MN) 10
Kickoff Return Yards
1. Deandra Cobb (MIST) 869
2. Steve Breaston* (MI) 689
3. Pierre Thomas (IL) 677
4. Lance Bennett (IN) 599
5. Jerome Brooks* (PUR) 546
6. Maurice Hall* (OHST) 487
7. Brandon Williams* (WI) 437
8. Terrell Jordan (NWEST) 405
9. Jeff Backes (NWEST) 333
10. Derell Jenkins (NWEST) 210
Interceptions
1. Ashton Youboty* (OHST) 4
  Antwan Allen* (IA) 4
  Kelvin Hayden (IL) 4
  Calvin Lowry (PAST) 4
  Anwar Phillips (PAST) 4
  Jovon Johnson* (IA) 4
7. Markus Curry* (MI) 3
  Brett Bell* (WI) 3
  Jason Harmon (MIST) 3
  Chad Greenway* (IA) 3
  Marvin Ward (NWEST) 3
  Sean Considine* (IA) 3
  Jim Leonhard* (WI) 3
  Ukee Dozier* (MN) 3
  Tracy Porter (IN) 3
Interception Return Yards
1. Tracy Porter (IN) 115
2. Ernest Shazor* (MI) 92
3. Kelvin Hayden (IL) 84
4. Ashton Youboty* (OHST) 83
5. Calvin Lowry (PAST) 74
6. Justin Harrison (IL) 72
7. Sean Considine* (IA) 62
8. Kyle Killion (IN) 61
9. Antwan Allen* (IA) 54
  Chad Greenway* (IA) 54