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2006 Big Ten Conference Year Summary

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Record: 79-61, .564 W-L% (6th of 12) (Schedule and Results)

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)

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Ohio State 12 1 .923 8 0 1.000 34.6 12.8 18.76 2.07
Wisconsin 12 1 .923 7 1 .875 29.2 12.1 11.97 -2.88
Michigan 11 2 .846 7 1 .875 29.2 15.9 16.66 4.35
Penn State 9 4 .692 5 3 .625 22.3 14.4 6.89 0.97
Purdue 8 6 .571 5 3 .625 26.0 26.7 -0.61 -0.68
Minnesota 6 7 .462 3 5 .375 28.9 26.0 1.45 1.84
Indiana 5 7 .417 3 5 .375 23.1 32.8 -3.53 1.05
Iowa 6 7 .462 2 6 .250 23.8 20.7 1.86 0.93
Northwestern 4 8 .333 2 6 .250 16.5 26.2 -7.39 0.11
Michigan State 4 8 .333 1 7 .125 25.2 28.4 -3.14 1.11
Illinois 2 10 .167 1 7 .125 19.6 26.8 -5.87 1.13

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/5 9/10 9/17 9/24 10/1 10/8 10/15 10/22 10/29 11/5 11/12 11/19 11/26 12/3 Final
Ohio State 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2
Wisconsin             25 21 17 17 16 12 10 7 6 7
Michigan 14 10 11 6 6 6 4 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 3 8
Penn State 19 19 25 24                       24
Iowa 16 14 16 14 13 19 15                  

7 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
2007-01-08 BCS Championship Florida 41 Ohio State 14 BCS Championship (Glendale, AZ)
2007-01-01 Capital One Bowl Wisconsin 17 Arkansas 14 Capital One Bowl (Orlando, FL)
2007-01-01 Outback Bowl Penn State 20 Tennessee 10 Outback Bowl (Tampa, FL)
2007-01-01 Rose Bowl Southern California 32 Michigan 18 Rose Bowl (Pasadena, CA)
2006-12-30 Alamo Bowl Texas 26 Iowa 24 Alamo Bowl (San Antonio, TX)
2006-12-29 Champs Sports Bowl Maryland 24 Purdue 7 Champs Sports Bowl (Orlando, FL)
2006-12-29 Insight Bowl Texas Tech 44 Minnesota 41 Insight Bowl (Tempe, AZ)

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completion Percentage

1. Troy Smith* (Ohio State) 65.3
2. Chad Henne* (Michigan) 61.9
3. Drew Stanton (Michigan State) 61.0
4. Bryan Cupito* (Minnesota) 59.6
5. Curtis Painter* (Purdue) 59.4
6. John Stocco* (Wisconsin) 59.0
7. Drew Tate* (Iowa) 58.8
8. Kellen Lewis (Indiana) 54.9
9. Anthony Morelli* (Penn State) 53.9
10. Juice Williams (Illinois) 39.5
  Isiah Williams (Illinois) 39.5

Passing Yards

1. Curtis Painter* (Purdue) 3985
2. Bryan Cupito* (Minnesota) 2819
3. Drew Tate* (Iowa) 2623
4. Troy Smith* (Ohio State) 2542
5. Chad Henne* (Michigan) 2508
6. Anthony Morelli* (Penn State) 2424
7. Kellen Lewis (Indiana) 2221
8. John Stocco* (Wisconsin) 2185
9. Drew Stanton (Michigan State) 1807
10. Isiah Williams (Illinois) 1489
  Juice Williams (Illinois) 1489

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Troy Smith* (Ohio State) 8.2
2. John Stocco* (Wisconsin) 8.2
3. Bryan Cupito* (Minnesota) 7.9
4. Chad Henne* (Michigan) 7.6
5. Curtis Painter* (Purdue) 7.5
6. Drew Tate* (Iowa) 7.5
7. Drew Stanton (Michigan State) 6.7
8. Kellen Lewis (Indiana) 6.4
9. Anthony Morelli* (Penn State) 6.3
10. Isiah Williams (Illinois) 5.7
  Juice Williams (Illinois) 5.7

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Troy Smith* (Ohio State) 9.2
2. John Stocco* (Wisconsin) 8.4
3. Bryan Cupito* (Minnesota) 7.9
4. Chad Henne* (Michigan) 7.9
5. Drew Tate* (Iowa) 6.8
6. Curtis Painter* (Purdue) 6.7
7. Kellen Lewis (Indiana) 6.3
8. Drew Stanton (Michigan State) 5.9
9. Anthony Morelli* (Penn State) 5.9
10. Isiah Williams (Illinois) 4.8
  Juice Williams (Illinois) 4.8

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Troy Smith* (Ohio State) 161.9
2. John Stocco* (Wisconsin) 143.9
3. Chad Henne* (Michigan) 143.4
4. Bryan Cupito* (Minnesota) 140.8
5. Drew Tate* (Iowa) 130.9
6. Curtis Painter* (Purdue) 129.1
7. Drew Stanton (Michigan State) 124.7
8. Kellen Lewis (Indiana) 118.1
9. Anthony Morelli* (Penn State) 111.9
10. Juice Williams (Illinois) 91.9
  Isiah Williams (Illinois) 91.9

Rushing Yards

1. P.J. Hill* (Wisconsin) 1569
2. Michael Hart* (Michigan) 1562
3. Tony Hunt* (Penn State) 1386
4. Amir Pinnix* (Minnesota) 1272
5. Antonio Pittman* (Ohio State) 1233
6. Tyrell Sutton (Northwestern) 1000
7. Kory Sheets* (Purdue) 780
8. Albert Young* (Iowa) 779
9. Pierre Thomas (Illinois) 755
10. Jaycen Taylor* (Purdue) 677

Receiving Yards

1. Dorien Bryant* (Purdue) 1068
2. Travis Beckum* (Wisconsin) 903
3. Logan Payne* (Minnesota) 804
4. Greg Orton* (Purdue) 790
5. Ted Ginn Jr.* (Ohio State) 781
6. Kerry Reed (Michigan State) 775
7. Dustin Keller* (Purdue) 771
8. Anthony Gonzalez* (Ohio State) 734
9. Andy Brodell* (Iowa) 724
10. James Hardy (Indiana) 722

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Andy Brodell* (Iowa) 18.6
2. Mario Manningham* (Michigan) 18.5
3. Selwyn Lymon* (Purdue) 17.6
4. Luke Swan* (Wisconsin) 17.0
5. Ernie Wheelwright* (Minnesota) 16.8
6. Paul Hubbard* (Wisconsin) 16.5
7. Eric Peterman (Northwestern) 15.2
8. Jahkeen Gilmore (Indiana) 15.0
9. Travis Beckum* (Wisconsin) 14.8
10. Eric Decker* (Minnesota) 14.5

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Michael Hart* (Michigan) 335
2. P.J. Hill* (Wisconsin) 329
3. Tony Hunt* (Penn State) 304
4. Amir Pinnix* (Minnesota) 268
5. Antonio Pittman* (Ohio State) 256
6. Tyrell Sutton (Northwestern) 229
7. Albert Young* (Iowa) 208
8. Kory Sheets* (Purdue) 186
9. Isiah Williams (Illinois) 154
  Juice Williams (Illinois) 154

Yards From Scrimmage

1. P.J. Hill* (Wisconsin) 1766
2. Michael Hart* (Michigan) 1687
3. Tony Hunt* (Penn State) 1645
4. Amir Pinnix* (Minnesota) 1410
5. Antonio Pittman* (Ohio State) 1360
6. Tyrell Sutton (Northwestern) 1261
7. Dorien Bryant* (Purdue) 1218
8. Albert Young* (Iowa) 1004
9. Kory Sheets* (Purdue) 993
10. Jaycen Taylor* (Purdue) 938

Total Yards

1. Curtis Painter* (Purdue) 4092
2. Bryan Cupito* (Minnesota) 2750
3. Drew Tate* (Iowa) 2747
4. Troy Smith* (Ohio State) 2746
5. Kellen Lewis (Indiana) 2662
6. Chad Henne* (Michigan) 2425
7. Anthony Morelli* (Penn State) 2336
8. Drew Stanton (Michigan State) 2252
9. John Stocco* (Wisconsin) 2106
10. Isiah Williams (Illinois) 2065
  Juice Williams (Illinois) 2065

Total Yards Per Play

1. Curtis Painter* (Purdue) 6.8

Punt Return Yards Per Return

1. Ibrahim Halsey (Illinois) 5.0

Kickoff Return Yards Per Return

1. Ibrahim Halsey (Illinois) 17.5

Kickoff Return Touchdowns

1. Marcus Thigpen (Indiana) 3