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2006 Big Ten Conference Year Summary

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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)

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 W-L-T adjusted to 0-4 by NCAA.
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 Completions

1. Curtis Painter* (PUR) 315
2. Bryan Cupito* (MN) 214
3. Anthony Morelli* (PAST) 208
4. Drew Tate* (IA) 207
5. Chad Henne* (MI) 203
  Troy Smith* (OHST) 203
7. Kellen Lewis (IN) 190
8. Drew Stanton (MIST) 164
9. John Stocco* (WI) 158
10. Isiah Williams (IL) 103
  Juice Williams (IL) 103

Pass Attempts

1. Curtis Painter* (PUR) 530
2. Anthony Morelli* (PAST) 386
3. Bryan Cupito* (MN) 359
4. Drew Tate* (IA) 352
5. Kellen Lewis (IN) 346
6. Chad Henne* (MI) 328
7. Troy Smith* (OHST) 311
8. Drew Stanton (MIST) 269
9. John Stocco* (WI) 268
10. Isiah Williams (IL) 261
  Juice Williams (IL) 261

Pass Completion Percentage

1. Troy Smith* (OHST) 65.3
2. Chad Henne* (MI) 61.9
3. Drew Stanton (MIST) 61.0
4. Bryan Cupito* (MN) 59.6
5. Curtis Painter* (PUR) 59.4
6. John Stocco* (WI) 59.0
7. Drew Tate* (IA) 58.8
8. Kellen Lewis (IN) 54.9
9. Anthony Morelli* (PAST) 53.9
10. Isiah Williams (IL) 39.5
  Juice Williams (IL) 39.5

Passing Yards

1. Curtis Painter* (PUR) 3985
2. Bryan Cupito* (MN) 2819
3. Drew Tate* (IA) 2623
4. Troy Smith* (OHST) 2542
5. Chad Henne* (MI) 2508
6. Anthony Morelli* (PAST) 2424
7. Kellen Lewis (IN) 2221
8. John Stocco* (WI) 2185
9. Drew Stanton (MIST) 1807
10. Isiah Williams (IL) 1489
  Juice Williams (IL) 1489

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Troy Smith* (OHST) 8.2
2. John Stocco* (WI) 8.2
3. Bryan Cupito* (MN) 7.9
4. Chad Henne* (MI) 7.6
5. Curtis Painter* (PUR) 7.5
6. Drew Tate* (IA) 7.5
7. Drew Stanton (MIST) 6.7
8. Kellen Lewis (IN) 6.4
9. Anthony Morelli* (PAST) 6.3
10. Juice Williams (IL) 5.7
  Isiah Williams (IL) 5.7

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Troy Smith* (OHST) 9.2
2. John Stocco* (WI) 8.4
3. Bryan Cupito* (MN) 7.9
4. Chad Henne* (MI) 7.9
5. Drew Tate* (IA) 6.8
6. Curtis Painter* (PUR) 6.7
7. Kellen Lewis (IN) 6.3
8. Drew Stanton (MIST) 5.9
9. Anthony Morelli* (PAST) 5.9
10. Isiah Williams (IL) 4.8
  Juice Williams (IL) 4.8

Passing Touchdowns

1. Troy Smith* (OHST) 30
2. Chad Henne* (MI) 22
  Bryan Cupito* (MN) 22
  Curtis Painter* (PUR) 22
5. Drew Tate* (IA) 18
6. John Stocco* (WI) 17
7. Kellen Lewis (IN) 14
8. Drew Stanton (MIST) 12
9. Anthony Morelli* (PAST) 11
10. Isiah Williams (IL) 9
  Juice Williams (IL) 9

Passing Interceptions

1. Curtis Painter* (PUR) 19
2. Drew Tate* (IA) 13
3. Drew Stanton (MIST) 10
4. Bryan Cupito* (MN) 9
  Isiah Williams (IL) 9
  Juice Williams (IL) 9
7. Anthony Morelli* (PAST) 8
  C.J. Bacher (NWEST) 8
  Chad Henne* (MI) 8
10. Kellen Lewis (IN) 7

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. Troy Smith* (OHST) 161.9
2. John Stocco* (WI) 143.9
3. Chad Henne* (MI) 143.4
4. Bryan Cupito* (MN) 140.8
5. Drew Tate* (IA) 130.9
6. Curtis Painter* (PUR) 129.1
7. Drew Stanton (MIST) 124.7
8. Kellen Lewis (IN) 118.1
9. Anthony Morelli* (PAST) 111.9
10. Juice Williams (IL) 91.9
  Isiah Williams (IL) 91.9

Rush Attempts

1. Michael Hart* (MI) 318
2. P.J. Hill* (WI) 311
3. Tony Hunt* (PAST) 277
4. Amir Pinnix* (MN) 252
5. Antonio Pittman* (OHST) 242
6. Tyrell Sutton (NWEST) 189
7. Albert Young* (IA) 178
8. Kory Sheets* (PUR) 158
9. Juice Williams (IL) 154
  Isiah Williams (IL) 154

Rushing Yards

1. P.J. Hill* (WI) 1569
2. Michael Hart* (MI) 1562
3. Tony Hunt* (PAST) 1386
4. Amir Pinnix* (MN) 1272
5. Antonio Pittman* (OHST) 1233
6. Tyrell Sutton (NWEST) 1000
7. Kory Sheets* (PUR) 780
8. Albert Young* (IA) 779
9. Pierre Thomas (IL) 755
10. Jaycen Taylor* (PUR) 677

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Rashard Mendenhall (IL) 8.2
2. Jaycen Taylor* (PUR) 6.0
3. Javon Ringer (MIST) 5.8
4. Pierre Thomas (IL) 5.8
5. Chris Wells* (OHST) 5.5
6. Tyrell Sutton (NWEST) 5.3
7. Antonio Pittman* (OHST) 5.1
8. Amir Pinnix* (MN) 5.0
9. P.J. Hill* (WI) 5.0
10. Damian Sims* (IA) 5.0

Rushing Touchdowns

1. P.J. Hill* (WI) 15
2. Michael Hart* (MI) 14
  Antonio Pittman* (OHST) 14
4. Kory Sheets* (PUR) 11
  Tony Hunt* (PAST) 11
6. Amir Pinnix* (MN) 10
7. Chris Wells* (OHST) 7
  Albert Young* (IA) 7
9. Damian Sims* (IA) 6
  Jehuu Caulcrick (MIST) 6
  Curtis Painter* (PUR) 6

Receptions

1. Dorien Bryant* (PUR) 87
2. Kerry Reed (MIST) 64
3. Travis Beckum* (WI) 61
4. Ted Ginn Jr.* (OHST) 59
  Logan Payne* (MN) 59
6. Steve Breaston* (MI) 58
  Greg Orton* (PUR) 58
8. Dustin Keller* (PUR) 56
9. Anthony Gonzalez* (OHST) 51
  James Hardy (IN) 51

Receiving Yards

1. Dorien Bryant* (PUR) 1068
2. Travis Beckum* (WI) 903
3. Logan Payne* (MN) 804
4. Greg Orton* (PUR) 790
5. Ted Ginn Jr.* (OHST) 781
6. Kerry Reed (MIST) 775
7. Dustin Keller* (PUR) 771
8. Anthony Gonzalez* (OHST) 734
9. Andy Brodell* (IA) 724
10. James Hardy (IN) 722

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Andy Brodell* (IA) 18.6
2. Mario Manningham* (MI) 18.5
3. Selwyn Lymon* (PUR) 17.6
4. Luke Swan* (WI) 17.0
5. Ernie Wheelwright* (MN) 16.8
6. Paul Hubbard* (WI) 16.5
7. Eric Peterman (NWEST) 15.2
8. Jahkeen Gilmore (IN) 15.0
9. Travis Beckum* (WI) 14.8
10. Eric Decker* (MN) 14.5

Receiving Touchdowns

1. James Hardy (IN) 10
2. Mario Manningham* (MI) 9
  Ted Ginn Jr.* (OHST) 9
  Logan Payne* (MN) 9
5. Anthony Gonzalez* (OHST) 8
  Adrian Arrington* (MI) 8
7. Dorien Bryant* (PUR) 6
  Scott Chandler* (IA) 6
9. Andy Brodell* (IA) 5
  Paul Hubbard* (WI) 5
  Travis Beckum* (WI) 5
  Greg Orton* (PUR) 5
  Luke Swan* (WI) 5
  Brian Robiskie* (OHST) 5
  Ernie Wheelwright* (MN) 5
  Kerry Reed (MIST) 5

Plays From Scrimmage

1. Michael Hart* (MI) 335
2. P.J. Hill* (WI) 329
3. Tony Hunt* (PAST) 304
4. Amir Pinnix* (MN) 268
5. Antonio Pittman* (OHST) 256
6. Tyrell Sutton (NWEST) 229
7. Albert Young* (IA) 208
8. Kory Sheets* (PUR) 186
9. Isiah Williams (IL) 154
  Juice Williams (IL) 154

Yards From Scrimmage

1. P.J. Hill* (WI) 1766
2. Michael Hart* (MI) 1687
3. Tony Hunt* (PAST) 1645
4. Amir Pinnix* (MN) 1410
5. Antonio Pittman* (OHST) 1360
6. Tyrell Sutton (NWEST) 1261
7. Dorien Bryant* (PUR) 1218
8. Albert Young* (IA) 1004
9. Kory Sheets* (PUR) 993
10. Jaycen Taylor* (PUR) 938

Touchdowns From Scrimmage

1. P.J. Hill* (WI) 16
2. Antonio Pittman* (OHST) 14
  Tony Hunt* (PAST) 14
  Michael Hart* (MI) 14
5. Kory Sheets* (PUR) 13
6. Amir Pinnix* (MN) 10
  James Hardy (IN) 10
8. Mario Manningham* (MI) 9
  Ted Ginn Jr.* (OHST) 9
  Logan Payne* (MN) 9

Total Plays

1. Curtis Painter* (PUR) 606
2. Kellen Lewis (IN) 470
3. Anthony Morelli* (PAST) 425
4. Isiah Williams (IL) 415
  Juice Williams (IL) 415
6. Drew Tate* (IA) 401
7. Bryan Cupito* (MN) 396
8. Troy Smith* (OHST) 383
9. Drew Stanton (MIST) 379
10. Chad Henne* (MI) 375

Total Yards

1. Curtis Painter* (PUR) 4092
2. Bryan Cupito* (MN) 2750
3. Drew Tate* (IA) 2747
4. Troy Smith* (OHST) 2746
5. Kellen Lewis (IN) 2662
6. Chad Henne* (MI) 2425
7. Anthony Morelli* (PAST) 2336
8. Drew Stanton (MIST) 2252
9. John Stocco* (WI) 2106
10. Isiah Williams (IL) 2065
  Juice Williams (IL) 2065

Total Yards Per Play

1. Curtis Painter* (PUR) 6.8

Total Touchdowns

1. Troy Smith* (OHST) 31
2. Curtis Painter* (PUR) 28
3. Bryan Cupito* (MN) 22
  Chad Henne* (MI) 22
5. Kellen Lewis (IN) 19
6. Drew Tate* (IA) 18
  John Stocco* (WI) 18
8. Drew Stanton (MIST) 17
9. P.J. Hill* (WI) 15
10. Michael Hart* (MI) 14
  Antonio Pittman* (OHST) 14

Touchdowns

1. P.J. Hill* (WI) 16
2. Tony Hunt* (PAST) 14
  Michael Hart* (MI) 14
  Antonio Pittman* (OHST) 14
5. Kory Sheets* (PUR) 13
6. Ted Ginn Jr.* (OHST) 11
7. James Hardy (IN) 10
  Amir Pinnix* (MN) 10
9. Mario Manningham* (MI) 9
  Logan Payne* (MN) 9

Points

1. Juice Williams (IL) 14
2. Tony Davis* (PAST) 12
3. Steve Davis* (MN) 6
  Lamarr Woodley* (MI) 6
  Ibrahim Halsey (IL) 6
6. Clifton Ryan (MIST) 2
  Doug Pilcher (IL) 2

Extra Point Attempts

1. Aaron Pettrey* (OHST) 58
2. Chris Summers* (PUR) 47
  Taylor Mehlhaff* (WI) 47
4. Garrett Rivas* (MI) 44
5. Jason Giannini* (MN) 41
6. Brett Swenson (MIST) 33
  Kyle Schlicher* (IA) 33
8. Austin Starr (IN) 32
9. Kevin Kelly* (PAST) 30
10. Joel Howells (NWEST) 25

Extra Points Made

1. Aaron Pettrey* (OHST) 55
2. Taylor Mehlhaff* (WI) 47
3. Chris Summers* (PUR) 46
4. Garrett Rivas* (MI) 42
5. Jason Giannini* (MN) 38
6. Brett Swenson (MIST) 33
7. Kyle Schlicher* (IA) 32
8. Kevin Kelly* (PAST) 30
9. Austin Starr (IN) 28
10. Joel Howells (NWEST) 24
  Jason Reda (IL) 24

Field Goal Attempts

1. Kevin Kelly* (PAST) 34
2. Chris Summers* (PUR) 20
  Taylor Mehlhaff* (WI) 20
  Garrett Rivas* (MI) 20
  Kyle Schlicher* (IA) 20
6. Brett Swenson (MIST) 19
  Jason Reda (IL) 19
8. Austin Starr (IN) 15
9. Joel Howells (NWEST) 12
  Jason Giannini* (MN) 12

Field Goals Made

1. Kevin Kelly* (PAST) 22
2. Garrett Rivas* (MI) 17
3. Taylor Mehlhaff* (WI) 15
  Brett Swenson (MIST) 15
  Jason Reda (IL) 15
6. Kyle Schlicher* (IA) 13
7. Austin Starr (IN) 12
8. Joel Howells (NWEST) 8
  Chris Summers* (PUR) 8
  Aaron Pettrey* (OHST) 8

Punts

1. Slade Larscheid (NWEST) 65
2. Tyson Beattie (IN) 64
3. Jeremy Kapinos* (PAST) 61
4. Kenneth Debauche* (WI) 59
5. Brandon Fields (MIST) 57
6. Justin Kucek* (MN) 56
  Andy Fenstermaker* (IA) 56
8. Jared Armstrong* (PUR) 50
  Zoltan Mesko* (MI) 50
10. A.J. Trapasso* (OHST) 49
  Kyle Yelton (IL) 49

Punting Yards

1. Tyson Beattie (IN) 2592
2. Jeremy Kapinos* (PAST) 2555
3. Brandon Fields (MIST) 2469
4. Kenneth Debauche* (WI) 2468
5. Slade Larscheid (NWEST) 2417
6. Justin Kucek* (MN) 2257
7. Jared Armstrong* (PUR) 2154
8. Andy Fenstermaker* (IA) 2107
9. Zoltan Mesko* (MI) 2079
10. A.J. Trapasso* (OHST) 1990

Punt Returns

1. Zach Hampton* (WI) 31
2. Steve Breaston* (MI) 29
3. Derrick Williams* (PAST) 25
4. Ted Ginn Jr.* (OHST) 24
5. Ibrahim Halsey (IL) 23
  E.B. Halsey (IL) 23
7. Royce Adams* (PUR) 22
8. Dominic Jones* (MN) 19
9. Terry Love (MIST) 18
10. Dominique Douglas* (IA) 14

Punt Return Yards

1. Steve Breaston* (MI) 332
2. Derrick Williams* (PAST) 301
3. Ted Ginn Jr.* (OHST) 266
4. Tracy Porter (IN) 223
5. Dominic Jones* (MN) 218
6. Zach Hampton* (WI) 178
7. Dominique Douglas* (IA) 143
8. Royce Adams* (PUR) 141
9. Andy Brodell* (IA) 138
10. Ibrahim Halsey (IL) 116
  E.B. Halsey (IL) 116

Punt Return Yards Per Return

1. Ibrahim Halsey (IL) 5.0

Kickoff Returns

1. Demond Williams (MIST) 34
2. Dominic Jones* (MN) 32
3. Sherrick McManis (NWEST) 28
4. Dorien Bryant* (PUR) 25
5. Marcus Thigpen (IN) 24
6. Steve Breaston* (MI) 21
7. Kory Sheets* (PUR) 19
8. Ted Ginn Jr.* (OHST) 18
9. A.J. Wallace* (PAST) 16
10. Jarvis Minton* (WI) 15

Kickoff Return Yards

1. Dominic Jones* (MN) 786
2. Marcus Thigpen (IN) 723
3. Demond Williams (MIST) 690
4. Sherrick McManis (NWEST) 588
5. Dorien Bryant* (PUR) 490
6. Steve Breaston* (MI) 467
7. Ted Ginn Jr.* (OHST) 440
8. Kory Sheets* (PUR) 422
9. A.J. Wallace* (PAST) 388
10. Jarvis Minton* (WI) 282

Kickoff Return Yards Per Return

1. Ibrahim Halsey (IL) 17.5

Kickoff Return Touchdowns

1. Marcus Thigpen (IN) 3

Solo Tackles

1. J Leman (IL) 75
2. David Harris* (MI) 73
3. Dan Connor* (PAST) 70
4. Paul Posluszny* (PAST) 69
  Anthony Spencer* (PUR) 69
6. Mike Sherels* (MN) 67
7. Dominic Jones* (MN) 66
8. Otis Wiley (MIST) 62
9. Charles Godfrey* (IA) 61
10. Dan Bick* (PUR) 59

Assisted Tackles

1. J Leman (IL) 77
2. Mike Klinkenborg* (IA) 73
3. James Laurinaitis* (OHST) 62
4. Antonio Steele (IL) 61
5. Paul Posluszny* (PAST) 47
6. Dan Connor* (PAST) 43
  Edmond Miles* (IA) 43
  Sean Lee* (PAST) 43
9. Kevin Mitchell (IL) 41
10. David Herron Jr. (MIST) 37
  Mike Sherels* (MN) 37
  Marcus Freeman* (OHST) 37

Total Tackles

1. J Leman (IL) 152
2. Mike Klinkenborg* (IA) 129
3. Paul Posluszny* (PAST) 116
4. James Laurinaitis* (OHST) 115
5. Dan Connor* (PAST) 113
6. Mike Sherels* (MN) 104
7. Edmond Miles* (IA) 100
8. David Harris* (MI) 96
9. Dan Bick* (PUR) 95
10. Otis Wiley (MIST) 94

Tackles for Loss

1. Anthony Spencer* (PUR) 26
2. J Leman (IL) 19
3. Lamarr Woodley* (MI) 16
4. Vernon Gholston* (OHST) 15
  Cliff Avril* (PUR) 15
  David Harris* (MI) 15
7. Jay Alford* (PAST) 14
  William Van Desteeg* (MN) 14
9. Chris Norwell (IL) 12
  Jonathan Casillas* (WI) 12

Sacks

1. Lamarr Woodley* (MI) 12
2. Anthony Spencer* (PUR) 10
3. William Van Desteeg* (MN) 10
4. Vernon Gholston* (OHST) 8
5. Jay Alford* (PAST) 8
  Quinn Pitcock* (OHST) 8
7. Tim Shaw* (PAST) 7
8. Brian Mattison* (IA) 6
9. Rondell Biggs* (MI) 6
  Deandre Levy* (WI) 6
  Cliff Avril* (PUR) 6
  Shawn Crable* (MI) 6
  Ryan Baker* (PUR) 6

Interceptions

1. Anthony Scirrotto* (PAST) 6
2. James Laurinaitis* (OHST) 5
  Will Meyers (IN) 5
4. Malcolm Jenkins* (OHST) 4
  Tracy Porter (IN) 4
  Dominique Barber* (MN) 4
7. Brendan Smith (NWEST) 3
  Miguel Merrick* (IA) 3
  Mike Sherels* (MN) 3
  Allen Langford* (WI) 3
  Mike Humpal* (IA) 3
  Leon Hall* (MI) 3
  Adam Shada* (IA) 3
  Jamal Harris* (MN) 3
  Justin Scott* (PUR) 3

Interception Return Yards

1. Anthony Scirrotto* (PAST) 122
2. Adam Shada* (IA) 113
3. Malcolm Jenkins* (OHST) 99
4. Travon Bellamy (IL) 88
5. Brendan Smith (NWEST) 82
6. Will Meyers (IN) 74
7. Chris Phillips (IN) 66
  Prescott Burgess* (MI) 66
9. Antonio Smith* (OHST) 63
10. Demond Williams (MIST) 62

Passes Defended

1. Leon Hall* (MI) 18
2. Anthony Scirrotto* (PAST) 14
3. Jack Ikegwuonu* (WI) 13
  Tony Davis* (PAST) 13
5. Alan Ball (IL) 12
  Tracy Porter (IN) 12
  Miguel Merrick* (IA) 12
  Demond Williams (MIST) 12
9. Otis Wiley (MIST) 10
10. Justin Harrison (IL) 9
  Adam Shada* (IA) 9
  Mike Sherels* (MN) 9
  Will Meyers (IN) 9
  Roderick Rogers* (WI) 9

Fumbles Forced

1. Anthony Spencer* (PUR) 5
2. George Hall* (PUR) 4
  David Herron Jr. (MIST) 4
  Lamarr Woodley* (MI) 4
  Brian Mattison* (IA) 4
6. Deante Battle (NWEST) 3
  James Laurinaitis* (OHST) 3
  Mario Reese* (MN) 3
  Shawn Crable* (MI) 3
  Dan Connor* (PAST) 3
  Justin Harrison (IL) 3