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2006 Big Ten Conference Team Defense

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Record*: 79-61, .564 W-L% (3rd of 12) (Schedule and Results)
*W-L-T adjusted to 70-61 by NCAA.

SRS: 3.37 (4th of 12) ▪ SOS: 0.91 (5th of 12)

Conference Champion: Ohio State

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

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 Wisconsin 13 12.1 14.2 29.8 47.8 138.3 0.5 29.8 114.8 3.8 0.7 59.6 253.1 4.2 6.7 5.5 1.5 13.7 4.5 38.3 0.8 1.2 1.9
2 Ohio State 13 12.8 18.6 31.9 58.3 182.2 0.8 29.5 98.3 3.3 0.7 61.5 280.5 4.6 9.1 5.3 1.2 15.5 3.8 29.8 0.5 1.6 2.1
3 Penn State 13 14.4 18.8 33.8 55.5 197.0 0.8 30.8 87.5 2.8 0.6 64.6 284.5 4.4 9.4 5.6 0.7 15.7 5.5 43.5 0.9 1.0 1.9
4 Michigan 13 15.9 20.2 37.5 53.7 224.9 1.5 23.2 43.4 1.9 0.4 60.7 268.3 4.4 10.2 2.8 1.5 14.5 4.8 38.5 1.1 0.9 2.0
5 Iowa 13 20.7 18.5 32.5 57.0 210.2 1.5 36.9 133.6 3.6 1.1 69.5 343.8 4.9 10.2 7.5 1.6 19.2 5.0 44.2 0.5 1.1 1.5
6 Minnesota 13 26.0 20.8 33.4 62.2 268.2 1.8 37.3 158.2 4.2 1.5 70.7 426.4 6.0 12.3 8.9 1.2 22.4 4.2 31.4 1.2 1.3 2.5
7 Northwestern 12 26.2 17.5 28.4 61.6 204.2 1.2 37.1 158.3 4.3 1.8 65.5 362.5 5.5 9.8 8.3 0.7 18.8 5.4 45.3 0.9 0.9 1.8
8 Purdue 14 26.7 19.9 32.5 61.3 241.2 1.4 38.7 191.2 4.9 1.6 71.2 432.4 6.1 11.4 9.8 0.8 22.0 5.8 44.1 1.2 0.8 2.0
9 Illinois 12 26.8 15.5 27.9 55.5 182.3 0.9 38.5 127.9 3.3 1.6 66.4 310.2 4.7 8.8 7.6 1.1 17.4 4.5 34.5 0.8 0.8 1.7
10 Michigan State 12 28.4 17.2 29.6 58.0 230.9 2.7 34.7 132.8 3.8 0.7 64.3 363.8 5.7 10.2 7.1 1.4 18.7 4.7 37.6 1.0 0.7 1.7
11 Indiana 12 32.8 16.3 26.5 61.6 228.3 2.4 37.8 174.1 4.6 1.8 64.3 402.3 6.3 9.6 8.4 1.3 19.3 5.6 54.8 0.8 1.1 1.8