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2005 Big Ten Conference Year Summary

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Record*: 75-54, .581 W-L% (2nd of 12) (Schedule and Results)
*W-L-T adjusted to 64-54 by NCAA.

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 W-L-T adjusted to 0-1 by NCAA.
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 Completions
1. Brett Basanez* (NWEST) 314
2. Drew Stanton (MIST) 236
3. Chad Henne* (MI) 223
4. Drew Tate* (IA) 219
5. Blake Powers (IN) 212
6. Tim Brasic (IL) 206
7. John Stocco* (WI) 197
8. Bryan Cupito* (MN) 176
9. Michael Robinson* (PAST) 162
10. Brandon Kirsch (PUR) 152
Pass Attempts
1. Brett Basanez* (NWEST) 497
2. Chad Henne* (MI) 382
3. Blake Powers (IN) 376
4. Drew Stanton (MIST) 354
5. Drew Tate* (IA) 352
6. Tim Brasic (IL) 337
7. John Stocco* (WI) 328
8. Michael Robinson* (PAST) 311
9. Bryan Cupito* (MN) 297
10. Brandon Kirsch (PUR) 257
Pass Completion Percentage
1. Drew Stanton (MIST) 66.7
2. Brett Basanez* (NWEST) 63.2
3. Troy Smith* (OHST) 62.9
4. Drew Tate* (IA) 62.2
5. Tim Brasic (IL) 61.1
6. John Stocco* (WI) 60.1
7. Bryan Cupito* (MN) 59.3
8. Brandon Kirsch (PUR) 59.1
9. Chad Henne* (MI) 58.4
10. Blake Powers (IN) 56.4
Passing Yards
1. Brett Basanez* (NWEST) 3622
2. Drew Stanton (MIST) 3077
3. John Stocco* (WI) 2920
4. Drew Tate* (IA) 2828
5. Bryan Cupito* (MN) 2530
6. Chad Henne* (MI) 2526
7. Michael Robinson* (PAST) 2350
8. Blake Powers (IN) 2305
9. Troy Smith* (OHST) 2282
10. Tim Brasic (IL) 1979
Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Troy Smith* (OHST) 9.6
2. John Stocco* (WI) 8.9
3. Drew Stanton (MIST) 8.7
4. Bryan Cupito* (MN) 8.5
5. Drew Tate* (IA) 8.0
6. Michael Robinson* (PAST) 7.6
7. Brett Basanez* (NWEST) 7.3
8. Brandon Kirsch (PUR) 6.7
9. Chad Henne* (MI) 6.6
10. Blake Powers (IN) 6.1
Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt
1. Troy Smith* (OHST) 10.2
2. John Stocco* (WI) 8.9
3. Bryan Cupito* (MN) 8.4
4. Drew Stanton (MIST) 8.4
5. Drew Tate* (IA) 8.4
6. Brett Basanez* (NWEST) 7.4
7. Michael Robinson* (PAST) 7.2
8. Chad Henne* (MI) 6.9
9. Brandon Kirsch (PUR) 5.9
10. Blake Powers (IN) 5.4
Passing Touchdowns
1. Chad Henne* (MI) 23
2. Blake Powers (IN) 22
  Drew Stanton (MIST) 22
  Drew Tate* (IA) 22
5. Brett Basanez* (NWEST) 21
  John Stocco* (WI) 21
7. Bryan Cupito* (MN) 19
8. Michael Robinson* (PAST) 17
9. Troy Smith* (OHST) 16
10. Tim Brasic (IL) 11
Passing Interceptions
1. Blake Powers (IN) 16
2. Drew Stanton (MIST) 12
3. Tim Brasic (IL) 11
4. Michael Robinson* (PAST) 10
5. John Stocco* (WI) 9
  Bryan Cupito* (MN) 9
7. Brett Basanez* (NWEST) 8
  Brandon Kirsch (PUR) 8
  Chad Henne* (MI) 8
10. Drew Tate* (IA) 7
Passing Efficiency Rating
1. Troy Smith* (OHST) 162.7
2. Drew Stanton (MIST) 153.4
3. John Stocco* (WI) 150.5
4. Drew Tate* (IA) 146.3
5. Bryan Cupito* (MN) 145.9
6. Brett Basanez* (NWEST) 135.1
7. Chad Henne* (MI) 129.6
8. Michael Robinson* (PAST) 127.2
9. Blake Powers (IN) 118.7
10. Brandon Kirsch (PUR) 118.4
Rush Attempts
1. Brian Calhoun* (WI) 348
  Brian Calhoun* (WI) 348
3. Laurence Maroney* (MN) 281
4. Tyrell Sutton* (NWEST) 250
5. Albert Young* (IA) 249
6. Antonio Pittman* (OHST) 243
7. Gary Russell* (MN) 186
8. Tony Hunt* (PAST) 174
9. Michael Robinson* (PAST) 163
10. Chris Taylor (IN) 156
Rushing Yards
1. Brian Calhoun* (WI) 1636
  Brian Calhoun* (WI) 1636
3. Tyrell Sutton* (NWEST) 1474
4. Laurence Maroney* (MN) 1464
5. Albert Young* (IA) 1334
6. Antonio Pittman* (OHST) 1331
7. Gary Russell* (MN) 1130
8. Tony Hunt* (PAST) 1047
9. Javon Ringer (MIST) 817
10. Michael Robinson* (PAST) 806
Rushing Yards Per Attempt
1. Javon Ringer (MIST) 6.7
2. Gary Russell* (MN) 6.1
3. Tony Hunt* (PAST) 6.0
4. Amir Pinnix* (MN) 6.0
5. Tyrell Sutton* (NWEST) 5.9
6. Kory Sheets (PUR) 5.5
7. Antonio Pittman* (OHST) 5.5
8. Jason Teague (MIST) 5.4
9. Jehuu Caulcrick (MIST) 5.4
10. Albert Young* (IA) 5.4
Rushing Touchdowns
1. Brian Calhoun* (WI) 22
  Brian Calhoun* (WI) 22
3. Gary Russell* (MN) 18
4. Tyrell Sutton* (NWEST) 16
5. Michael Robinson* (PAST) 11
  Troy Smith* (OHST) 11
7. Laurence Maroney* (MN) 10
  Kory Sheets (PUR) 10
  Jerod Void (PUR) 10
10. Albert Young* (IA) 8
Receptions
1. Jason Avant* (MI) 82
2. Dorien Bryant (PUR) 80
3. Shaun Herbert* (NWEST) 79
4. James Hardy (IN) 61
5. Jonathan Fields* (NWEST) 60
6. Brandon Williams* (WI) 59
7. Mark Philmore* (NWEST) 55
8. Santonio Holmes* (OHST) 53
  Brian Calhoun* (WI) 53
  Brian Calhoun* (WI) 53
Receiving Yards
1. Brandon Williams* (WI) 1095
2. Jason Avant* (MI) 1007
3. Santonio Holmes* (OHST) 977
4. Dorien Bryant (PUR) 960
5. James Hardy (IN) 893
6. Shaun Herbert* (NWEST) 862
7. Ted Ginn Jr.* (OHST) 803
8. Clinton Solomon* (IA) 800
9. Jerramy Scott (MIST) 722
10. Deon Butler* (PAST) 691
Receiving Yards Per Reception
1. Deon Butler* (PAST) 18.7
2. Brandon Williams* (WI) 18.6
3. Santonio Holmes* (OHST) 18.4
4. Clinton Solomon* (IA) 17.4
5. Jonathan Orr* (WI) 17.2
6. Mario Manningham* (MI) 16.0
7. Ross Lane* (NWEST) 15.8
8. Ted Ginn Jr.* (OHST) 15.7
9. Terry Love (MIST) 15.4
10. Ernie Wheelwright* (MN) 15.4
Receiving Touchdowns
1. Santonio Holmes* (OHST) 11
2. James Hardy (IN) 10
3. Deon Butler* (PAST) 9
4. Jonathan Orr* (WI) 8
  Jason Avant* (MI) 8
6. Ed Hinkel* (IA) 7
  Clinton Solomon* (IA) 7
8. Mario Manningham* (MI) 6
  Mark Philmore* (NWEST) 6
  Brandon Williams* (WI) 6
  Shaun Herbert* (NWEST) 6
Plays From Scrimmage
1. Brian Calhoun* (WI) 401
  Brian Calhoun* (WI) 401
3. Laurence Maroney* (MN) 298
4. Tyrell Sutton* (NWEST) 294
5. Albert Young* (IA) 273
6. Antonio Pittman* (OHST) 260
7. Gary Russell* (MN) 202
8. Tony Hunt* (PAST) 194
9. Chris Taylor (IN) 171
10. Michael Hart* (MI) 166
Yards From Scrimmage
1. Brian Calhoun* (WI) 2207
  Brian Calhoun* (WI) 2207
3. Tyrell Sutton* (NWEST) 1870
4. Laurence Maroney* (MN) 1634
5. Albert Young* (IA) 1578
6. Antonio Pittman* (OHST) 1492
7. Gary Russell* (MN) 1298
8. Tony Hunt* (PAST) 1253
9. Brandon Williams* (WI) 1142
10. Dorien Bryant (PUR) 1061
Touchdowns From Scrimmage
1. Brian Calhoun* (WI) 24
  Brian Calhoun* (WI) 24
3. Gary Russell* (MN) 19
4. Tyrell Sutton* (NWEST) 18
5. Santonio Holmes* (OHST) 11
  Laurence Maroney* (MN) 11
  Michael Robinson* (PAST) 11
  Troy Smith* (OHST) 11
9. James Hardy (IN) 10
  Jerod Void (PUR) 10
  Kory Sheets (PUR) 10
Total Plays
1. Brett Basanez* (NWEST) 610
2. Tim Brasic (IL) 488
3. Blake Powers (IN) 476
4. Drew Stanton (MIST) 475
5. Michael Robinson* (PAST) 474
6. Chad Henne* (MI) 436
7. John Stocco* (WI) 414
8. Drew Tate* (IA) 396
9. Troy Smith* (OHST) 373
10. Brian Calhoun* (WI) 349
  Brian Calhoun* (WI) 349
Total Yards
1. Brett Basanez* (NWEST) 4045
2. Drew Stanton (MIST) 3415
3. Michael Robinson* (PAST) 3156
4. Troy Smith* (OHST) 2893
5. John Stocco* (WI) 2888
6. Drew Tate* (IA) 2869
7. Bryan Cupito* (MN) 2560
8. Chad Henne* (MI) 2551
9. Blake Powers (IN) 2426
10. Tim Brasic (IL) 2399
Total Yards Per Play
1. Drew Stanton (MIST) 7.2
2. Michael Robinson* (PAST) 6.7
3. Brett Basanez* (NWEST) 6.6
Total Touchdowns
1. Michael Robinson* (PAST) 28
  Brett Basanez* (NWEST) 28
3. Troy Smith* (OHST) 27
4. Blake Powers (IN) 26
  Drew Stanton (MIST) 26
6. Chad Henne* (MI) 24
7. John Stocco* (WI) 23
  Drew Tate* (IA) 23
9. Brian Calhoun* (WI) 22
  Brian Calhoun* (WI) 22
Touchdowns
1. Brian Calhoun* (WI) 24
  Brian Calhoun* (WI) 24
3. Gary Russell* (MN) 19
4. Tyrell Sutton* (NWEST) 18
5. Laurence Maroney* (MN) 11
  Santonio Holmes* (OHST) 11
  Michael Robinson* (PAST) 11
  Kory Sheets (PUR) 11
  Troy Smith* (OHST) 11
10. Jerod Void (PUR) 10
  James Hardy (IN) 10
Points
1. Brian Calhoun* (WI) 144
2. Ibrahim Halsey (IL) 18
3. Domata Peko (MIST) 6
  Demetrius Eaton* (NWEST) 6
  SirDarean Adams (MIST) 6
  Dan Connor* (PAST) 6
  John Pannozzo (IN) 6
8. Amado Villarreal* (NWEST) 4
9. Kevin Mitchell (IL) 2
  Tim Shaw* (PAST) 2
  Jonal Saint-Dic (MIST) 2
Extra Point Attempts
1. Taylor Mehlhaff* (WI) 58
2. Kevin Kelly* (PAST) 50
3. Joel Howells* (NWEST) 48
4. Josh Huston* (OHST) 45
5. Kyle Schlicher* (IA) 44
  Jason Giannini* (MN) 44
7. Ben Jones (PUR) 42
8. Garrett Rivas* (MI) 35
9. Joe Kleinsmith (IN) 34
10. John Goss (MIST) 28
Extra Points Made
1. Taylor Mehlhaff* (WI) 56
2. Kevin Kelly* (PAST) 49
3. Joel Howells* (NWEST) 45
4. Josh Huston* (OHST) 44
5. Kyle Schlicher* (IA) 43
6. Ben Jones (PUR) 40
7. Jason Giannini* (MN) 36
8. Garrett Rivas* (MI) 33
9. Joe Kleinsmith (IN) 31
10. John Goss (MIST) 28
Field Goal Attempts
1. Josh Huston* (OHST) 28
2. Garrett Rivas* (MI) 26
3. Kevin Kelly* (PAST) 23
4. Joel Howells* (NWEST) 21
  Kyle Schlicher* (IA) 21
6. Taylor Mehlhaff* (WI) 20
  Jason Reda (IL) 20
8. Jason Giannini* (MN) 19
9. Ben Jones (PUR) 14
10. John Goss (MIST) 11
Field Goals Made
1. Josh Huston* (OHST) 22
2. Garrett Rivas* (MI) 19
3. Kyle Schlicher* (IA) 17
4. Kevin Kelly* (PAST) 16
5. Taylor Mehlhaff* (WI) 14
6. Jason Giannini* (MN) 13
  Jason Reda (IL) 13
8. Joel Howells* (NWEST) 11
9. Ben Jones (PUR) 8
10. John Goss (MIST) 4
Punts
1. Tyson Beattie (IN) 75
2. Steve Weatherford (IL) 67
3. Dave Brytus (PUR) 62
4. Jeremy Kapinos* (PAST) 61
5. Kenneth Debauche* (WI) 57
6. Ross Ryan* (MI) 52
7. Andy Fenstermaker* (IA) 49
8. Ryan Pederson* (NWEST) 45
9. A.J. Trapasso* (OHST) 43
10. Brandon Fields (MIST) 40
Punting Yards
1. Tyson Beattie (IN) 3124
2. Steve Weatherford (IL) 2856
3. Kenneth Debauche* (WI) 2555
4. Jeremy Kapinos* (PAST) 2522
5. Dave Brytus (PUR) 2446
6. Ross Ryan* (MI) 1992
7. Andy Fenstermaker* (IA) 1885
8. Ryan Pederson* (NWEST) 1783
9. A.J. Trapasso* (OHST) 1738
10. Brandon Fields (MIST) 1664
Punt Returns
1. Calvin Lowry* (PAST) 32
2. Steve Breaston* (MI) 29
3. Brandon Williams* (WI) 26
4. Ted Ginn Jr.* (OHST) 25
5. Lance Melvin (PUR) 23
6. E.B. Halsey (IL) 16
  Ibrahim Halsey (IL) 16
8. Jovon Johnson* (IA) 13
9. Dominic Jones* (MN) 12
10. Logan Payne* (MN) 11
  Santonio Holmes* (OHST) 11
Punt Return Yards
1. Brandon Williams* (WI) 380
2. Steve Breaston* (MI) 356
3. Calvin Lowry* (PAST) 340
4. Ted Ginn Jr.* (OHST) 250
5. Jovon Johnson* (IA) 226
6. Marquice Cole* (NWEST) 216
7. Lance Melvin (PUR) 194
8. Santonio Holmes* (OHST) 141
9. Dominic Jones* (MN) 120
10. Logan Payne* (MN) 106
Punt Return Yards Per Return
1. Ibrahim Halsey (IL) 4.6
Punt Return Touchdowns
1. Brandon Williams* (WI) 2
Kickoff Returns
1. Lance Bennett (IN) 24
2. Steve Breaston* (MI) 23
3. Brandon Williams* (WI) 22
4. Dorien Bryant (PUR) 21
  Gerard Hamlett* (NWEST) 21
6. Pierre Thomas (IL) 20
  Jakari Wallace* (MN) 20
8. Ted Ginn Jr.* (OHST) 18
9. Demond Williams (MIST) 17
10. Derrick Williams* (PAST) 13
Kickoff Return Yards
1. Steve Breaston* (MI) 646
2. Brandon Williams* (WI) 616
3. Lance Bennett (IN) 544
4. Jakari Wallace* (MN) 540
5. Ted Ginn Jr.* (OHST) 532
6. Dorien Bryant (PUR) 500
7. Gerard Hamlett* (NWEST) 468
8. Pierre Thomas (IL) 461
9. Demond Williams (MIST) 431
10. Derrick Williams* (PAST) 274
Solo Tackles
1. Abdul Hodge* (IA) 96
2. Chad Greenway* (IA) 92
3. Tim McGarigle* (NWEST) 81
4. Eric Smith (MIST) 77
5. A.J. Hawk* (OHST) 69
6. Bernard Pollard (PUR) 64
  Paul Posluszny* (PAST) 64
8. Kyle Killion (IN) 63
  Will Meyers (IN) 63
10. Grant Mason* (MI) 61
  John Pawielski* (MN) 61
Assisted Tackles
1. Tim McGarigle* (NWEST) 75
2. Chad Greenway* (IA) 64
3. Abdul Hodge* (IA) 62
4. Paul Posluszny* (PAST) 52
  A.J. Hawk* (OHST) 52
6. Dontez Sanders* (WI) 44
7. Nick Roach* (NWEST) 42
  Joe Stellmacher* (WI) 42
  Mark Zalewski* (WI) 42
10. Barry Cofield* (NWEST) 39
  Anthony Schlegel* (OHST) 39
Total Tackles
1. Abdul Hodge* (IA) 158
2. Chad Greenway* (IA) 156
  Tim McGarigle* (NWEST) 156
4. A.J. Hawk* (OHST) 121
5. Paul Posluszny* (PAST) 116
6. Eric Smith (MIST) 101
7. Dontez Sanders* (WI) 95
8. Bernard Pollard (PUR) 92
9. Kyle Killion (IN) 91
10. Joe Stellmacher* (WI) 90
Tackles for Loss
1. Rob Ninkovich (PUR) 17
  Tamba Hali* (PAST) 17
3. A.J. Hawk* (OHST) 16
4. Lamarr Woodley* (MI) 14
5. Mark Zalewski* (WI) 12
6. Victor Adeyanju (IN) 12
7. Jay Alford* (PAST) 12
  Mike Kudla* (OHST) 12
9. Abdul Hodge* (IA) 11
  Ray Edwards (PUR) 11
  Paul Posluszny* (PAST) 11
Sacks
1. Tamba Hali* (PAST) 11
2. Mike Kudla* (OHST) 10
  A.J. Hawk* (OHST) 10
4. Jay Alford* (PAST) 8
5. Rob Ninkovich (PUR) 8
  Bobby Carpenter* (OHST) 8
7. Kenny Iwebema* (IA) 7
8. Victor Adeyanju (IN) 6
9. Lamarr Woodley* (MI) 6
  Steve Davis* (MN) 6
Interceptions
1. Alan Zemaitis* (PAST) 6
2. Marquice Cole* (NWEST) 5
3. Calvin Lowry* (PAST) 4
  Leon Hall* (MI) 4
5. Tracy Porter (IN) 3
  Herschel Henderson* (NWEST) 3
  Sir Darean Adams (MIST) 3
  Bernard Pollard (PUR) 3
  SirDarean Adams (MIST) 3
  Roderick Rogers* (WI) 3
  Jovon Johnson* (IA) 3
  Adam Shada* (IA) 3
  Jack Ikegwuonu* (WI) 3
Interception Return Yards
1. Tracy Porter (IN) 108
2. Roderick Rogers* (WI) 94
3. Nolan McCready* (PAST) 76
4. Marquice Cole* (NWEST) 64
5. Jack Ikegwuonu* (WI) 63
6. Brendan Smith* (NWEST) 60
  John Shevlin* (MN) 60
8. Brian Hickman (PUR) 58
9. Brandon Mitchell* (OHST) 57
10. SirDarean Adams (MIST) 54
  Sir Darean Adams (MIST) 54
Passes Defended
1. Alan Zemaitis* (PAST) 16
2. Jovon Johnson* (IA) 14
  Trumaine Banks* (MN) 14
4. Roderick Rogers* (WI) 13
5. Anwar Phillips* (PAST) 11
6. Herschel Henderson* (NWEST) 10
  Marquice Cole* (NWEST) 10
8. Ashton Youboty* (OHST) 9
  Brett Bell* (WI) 9
  Levonne Rowan* (WI) 9
  Chad Greenway* (IA) 9
Fumbles Forced
1. Abdul Hodge* (IA) 3
  Michael Bazemore (MIST) 3
  Lamarr Woodley* (MI) 3
  John Pannozzo (IN) 3
  Mitch King* (IA) 3
  Anthony Spencer (PUR) 3
  John Shevlin* (MN) 3
8. Deandre Levy* (WI) 2
  Pierre Woods* (MI) 2
  Dave Harris* (MI) 2
  Kyle Killion (IN) 2
  Mario Reese* (MN) 2
  Barry Cofield* (NWEST) 2
  J Leman (IL) 2
  Alan Zemaitis* (PAST) 2
  A.J. Hawk* (OHST) 2
  Tim Shaw* (PAST) 2
  Adam Kadela* (NWEST) 2
  SirDarean Adams (MIST) 2
  Johnny White* (WI) 2
  Prescott Burgess* (MI) 2