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2005 Big Ten Conference Year Summary

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Record: 75-54, .581 W-L% (5th of 12) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 9.67 (1st of 12) ▪ SOS: 6.79 (1st of 12)

Conference Champion: Ohio State and Penn State

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

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Penn State 11 1 .917 7 1 .875 34.4 17.0 20.41 6.91
Ohio State 10 2 .833 7 1 .875 32.7 15.3 22.97 8.89
Wisconsin 10 3 .769 5 3 .625 34.3 23.8 11.81 4.19
Iowa 7 5 .583 5 3 .625 30.0 20.0 11.30 5.05
Michigan 7 5 .583 5 3 .625 28.8 20.3 14.86 9.36
Northwestern 7 5 .583 5 3 .625 32.3 33.9 9.27 8.44
Minnesota 7 5 .583 4 4 .500 35.8 29.0 11.31 6.81
Purdue 5 6 .455 3 5 .375 30.0 28.1 7.13 6.68
Michigan State 5 6 .455 2 6 .250 33.8 28.7 8.32 6.32
Indiana 4 7 .364 1 7 .125 22.5 32.8 -3.50 4.68
Illinois 2 9 .182 0 8 .000 17.0 39.5 -7.54 7.37

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/6 9/11 9/18 9/25 10/2 10/9 10/16 10/23 10/30 11/6 11/13 11/20 11/27 12/4 Final
Penn State           16 8 12 11 10 6 5 4 4 3 3
Ohio State 6 4 9 8 8 6 15 14 12 12 10 9 7 6 4 4
Wisconsin         17 14 23 19 15 14 19 25 24 21 21 15
Iowa 11 8 22 21                   25 25  
Michigan 4 3 14 14   21     25 22 21 17 22 20 20  
Michigan State       17 11 19 16 22                
Minnesota         18   22                  
Northwestern                 21   25          
Purdue 15 13 12 11 22                      

7 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
2006-01-03 Orange Bowl Penn State 26 Florida State 23 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
2006-01-02 Capital One Bowl Wisconsin 24 Auburn 10 Capital One Bowl (Orlando, FL)
2006-01-02 Fiesta Bowl Ohio State 34 Notre Dame 20 Fiesta Bowl (Tempe, AZ)
2006-01-02 Outback Bowl Florida 31 Iowa 24 Outback Bowl (Tampa, FL)
2005-12-30 Music City Bowl Virginia 34 Minnesota 31 Music City Bowl (Nashville, TN)
2005-12-30 Sun Bowl UCLA 50 Northwestern 38 Sun Bowl (El Paso, TX)
2005-12-28 Alamo Bowl Nebraska 32 Michigan 28 Alamo Bowl (San Antonio, TX)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completion Percentage

1. Drew Stanton (Michigan State) 66.7
2. Brett Basanez* (Northwestern) 63.2
3. Troy Smith* (Ohio State) 62.9
4. Drew Tate* (Iowa) 62.2
5. Tim Brasic (Illinois) 61.1
6. John Stocco* (Wisconsin) 60.1
7. Bryan Cupito* (Minnesota) 59.3
8. Brandon Kirsch (Purdue) 59.1
9. Chad Henne* (Michigan) 58.4
10. Blake Powers (Indiana) 56.4

Passing Yards

1. Brett Basanez* (Northwestern) 3622
2. Drew Stanton (Michigan State) 3077
3. John Stocco* (Wisconsin) 2920
4. Drew Tate* (Iowa) 2828
5. Bryan Cupito* (Minnesota) 2530
6. Chad Henne* (Michigan) 2526
7. Michael Robinson* (Penn State) 2350
8. Blake Powers (Indiana) 2305
9. Troy Smith* (Ohio State) 2282
10. Tim Brasic (Illinois) 1979

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Troy Smith* (Ohio State) 9.6
2. John Stocco* (Wisconsin) 8.9
3. Drew Stanton (Michigan State) 8.7
4. Bryan Cupito* (Minnesota) 8.5
5. Drew Tate* (Iowa) 8.0
6. Michael Robinson* (Penn State) 7.6
7. Brett Basanez* (Northwestern) 7.3
8. Brandon Kirsch (Purdue) 6.7
9. Chad Henne* (Michigan) 6.6
10. Blake Powers (Indiana) 6.1

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Troy Smith* (Ohio State) 10.2
2. John Stocco* (Wisconsin) 8.9
3. Bryan Cupito* (Minnesota) 8.4
4. Drew Stanton (Michigan State) 8.4
5. Drew Tate* (Iowa) 8.4
6. Brett Basanez* (Northwestern) 7.4
7. Michael Robinson* (Penn State) 7.2
8. Chad Henne* (Michigan) 6.9
9. Brandon Kirsch (Purdue) 5.9
10. Blake Powers (Indiana) 5.4

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Troy Smith* (Ohio State) 162.7
2. Drew Stanton (Michigan State) 153.4
3. John Stocco* (Wisconsin) 150.5
4. Drew Tate* (Iowa) 146.3
5. Bryan Cupito* (Minnesota) 145.9
6. Brett Basanez* (Northwestern) 135.1
7. Chad Henne* (Michigan) 129.6
8. Michael Robinson* (Penn State) 127.2
9. Blake Powers (Indiana) 118.7
10. Brandon Kirsch (Purdue) 118.4

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Deon Butler* (Penn State) 18.7
2. Brandon Williams* (Wisconsin) 18.6
3. Santonio Holmes* (Ohio State) 18.4
4. Clinton Solomon* (Iowa) 17.4
5. Jonathan Orr* (Wisconsin) 17.2
6. Mario Manningham* (Michigan) 16.0
7. Ross Lane* (Northwestern) 15.8
8. Ted Ginn Jr.* (Ohio State) 15.7
9. Terry Love (Michigan State) 15.4
10. Ernie Wheelwright* (Minnesota) 15.4

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Brian Calhoun* (Wisconsin) 2207
  Brian Calhoun* (Wisconsin) 2207
3. Tyrell Sutton* (Northwestern) 1870
4. Laurence Maroney* (Minnesota) 1634
5. Albert Young* (Iowa) 1578
6. Antonio Pittman* (Ohio State) 1492
7. Gary Russell* (Minnesota) 1298
8. Tony Hunt* (Penn State) 1253
9. Brandon Williams* (Wisconsin) 1142
10. Dorien Bryant (Purdue) 1061

Total Yards

1. Brett Basanez* (Northwestern) 4045
2. Drew Stanton (Michigan State) 3415
3. Michael Robinson* (Penn State) 3156
4. Troy Smith* (Ohio State) 2893
5. John Stocco* (Wisconsin) 2888
6. Drew Tate* (Iowa) 2869
7. Bryan Cupito* (Minnesota) 2560
8. Chad Henne* (Michigan) 2551
9. Blake Powers (Indiana) 2426
10. Tim Brasic (Illinois) 2399

Total Yards Per Play

1. Drew Stanton (Michigan State) 7.2
2. Michael Robinson* (Penn State) 6.7
3. Brett Basanez* (Northwestern) 6.6

Punt Return Yards Per Return

1. Ibrahim Halsey (Illinois) 4.6

Punt Return Touchdowns

1. Brandon Williams* (Wisconsin) 2