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2014 Big Ten Conference Year Summary

Previous Year

Record: 91-63, .591 W-L% (3rd of 11) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 4.76 (5th of 11) ▪ SOS: 1.66 (5th of 11)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Michigan State, Nebraska, Ohio State and Wisconsin)
Ranked in Current AP Poll:(Michigan State, Minnesota, Ohio State and Wisconsin)

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
East W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Ohio State 10 1 .909 7 0 1.000 44.3 22.5 16.47 1.75
Michigan State 9 2 .818 6 1 .857 43.9 20.8 14.63 0.45
Maryland 7 4 .636 4 3 .571 28.3 27.8 3.41 2.41
Michigan 5 6 .455 3 4 .429 20.3 20.6 1.74 2.46
Penn State 6 5 .545 2 5 .286 20.6 16.2 2.58 -0.06
Rutgers 6 5 .545 2 5 .286 24.2 30.3 1.13 2.68
Indiana 3 8 .273 0 7 .000 25.3 34.4 -5.87 2.13
West W L Pct W L Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Wisconsin 9 2 .818 6 1 .857 37.8 16.1 14.04 -0.32
Minnesota 8 3 .727 5 2 .714 29.8 22.5 8.58 1.86
Nebraska 8 3 .727 4 3 .571 37.5 24.0 11.56 1.47
Iowa 7 4 .636 4 3 .571 27.7 22.8 2.84 -1.43
Northwestern 5 6 .455 3 4 .429 22.1 23.2 3.23 2.87
Illinois 5 6 .455 2 5 .286 24.7 34.0 -3.00 3.28
Purdue 3 8 .273 1 6 .143 24.5 32.5 -4.76 3.70

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 8/31 9/7 9/14 9/21 9/28 10/5 10/12 10/19 10/26 11/2 11/9 11/16 11/23
Ohio State 5 8 22 23 22 20 15 13 13 13 13 8 7 7
Michigan State 8 7 13 11 9 10 8 8 8 8 7 12 10 10
Wisconsin 14 18 18 19 19 17         25 22 14 14
Minnesota                           22
Nebraska 22 19   24 21 19 21 19 16 17 15 11 21  

Conference Leaders

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Pass Completions

1. Trevor Siemian (NWEST) 228
2. Christian Hackenberg (PAST) 215
3. Jake Rudock (IA) 192
4. J.T. Barrett (OHST) 190
5. Connor Cook (MIST) 175
6. C.J. Brown (MD) 160
7. Devin Gardner (MI) 150
  Gary Nova (RUT) 150
9. Wes Lunt (IL) 149
10. Tommy Armstrong Jr (NE) 140

Pass Attempts

1. Trevor Siemian (NWEST) 391
2. Christian Hackenberg (PAST) 389
3. C.J. Brown (MD) 303
4. Jake Rudock (IA) 299
5. Connor Cook (MIST) 298
6. J.T. Barrett (OHST) 293
7. Tommy Armstrong Jr (NE) 267
8. Gary Nova (RUT) 265
9. Devin Gardner (MI) 249
10. Austin Appleby (PUR) 237

Pass Completion Percentage

1. J.T. Barrett (OHST) 64.8
2. Jake Rudock (IA) 64.2
3. Wes Lunt (IL) 63.7
4. Nate Sudfeld (IN) 60.5
5. Devin Gardner (MI) 60.2
6. Connor Cook (MIST) 58.7
7. Trevor Siemian (NWEST) 58.3
8. Gary Nova (RUT) 56.6
9. Christian Hackenberg (PAST) 55.3
10. Danny Etling (PUR) 54.9

Passing Yards

1. Connor Cook (MIST) 2720
2. J.T. Barrett (OHST) 2658
3. Christian Hackenberg (PAST) 2411
4. Gary Nova (RUT) 2320
5. Trevor Siemian (NWEST) 2214
6. Jake Rudock (IA) 2174
7. Tommy Armstrong Jr (NE) 2112
8. C.J. Brown (MD) 1888
9. Wes Lunt (IL) 1729
10. Devin Gardner (MI) 1659

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. Connor Cook (MIST) 9.1
2. J.T. Barrett (OHST) 9.1
3. Gary Nova (RUT) 8.8
4. Tommy Armstrong Jr (NE) 7.9
5. Mitch Leidner (MN) 7.7
6. Wes Lunt (IL) 7.4
7. Jake Rudock (IA) 7.3
8. Nate Sudfeld (IN) 6.9
9. Devin Gardner (MI) 6.7
10. C.J. Brown (MD) 6.2

Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. J.T. Barrett (OHST) 9.8
2. Connor Cook (MIST) 9.8
3. Wes Lunt (IL) 8.0
4. Gary Nova (RUT) 7.9
5. Jake Rudock (IA) 7.6
6. Tommy Armstrong Jr (NE) 7.5
7. Mitch Leidner (MN) 6.8
8. Nate Sudfeld (IN) 6.8
9. C.J. Brown (MD) 5.6
10. Christian Hackenberg (PAST) 5.0

Passing Touchdowns

1. J.T. Barrett (OHST) 33
2. Connor Cook (MIST) 21
3. Gary Nova (RUT) 16
4. Tommy Armstrong Jr (NE) 15
5. Wes Lunt (IL) 14
  Jake Rudock (IA) 14
7. C.J. Brown (MD) 11
8. Mitch Leidner (MN) 10
  Austin Appleby (PUR) 10
10. Devin Gardner (MI) 8
  Christian Hackenberg (PAST) 8

Passing Interceptions

1. Christian Hackenberg (PAST) 14
  Devin Gardner (MI) 14
3. Gary Nova (RUT) 12
4. Trevor Siemian (NWEST) 11
5. J.T. Barrett (OHST) 10
6. Tommy Armstrong Jr (NE) 9
  C.J. Brown (MD) 9
8. Mitch Leidner (MN) 8
  Austin Appleby (PUR) 8
10. Tanner McEvoy (WI) 6
  Reilly O'Toole (IL) 6

Passing Efficiency Rating

1. J.T. Barrett (OHST) 171.4
2. Connor Cook (MIST) 155.3
3. Wes Lunt (IL) 142.9
4. Gary Nova (RUT) 141.0
5. Jake Rudock (IA) 138.1
6. Tommy Armstrong Jr (NE) 130.7
7. Nate Sudfeld (IN) 126.6
8. Mitch Leidner (MN) 124.7
9. Devin Gardner (MI) 115.6
10. C.J. Brown (MD) 111.2

Rush Attempts

1. David Cobb (MN) 269
2. Melvin Gordon (WI) 254
3. Tevin Coleman (IN) 241
4. Ameer Abdullah (NE) 224
5. Justin Jackson (NWEST) 221
6. Jeremy Langford (MIST) 219
7. Mark Weisman (IA) 182
8. Ezekiel Elliott (OHST) 180
9. J.T. Barrett (OHST) 156
10. Akeem Hunt (PUR) 154

Rushing Yards

1. Melvin Gordon (WI) 2109
2. Tevin Coleman (IN) 1906
3. David Cobb (MN) 1430
4. Ameer Abdullah (NE) 1417
5. Jeremy Langford (MIST) 1242
6. Ezekiel Elliott (OHST) 1061
7. Justin Jackson (NWEST) 1057
8. J.T. Barrett (OHST) 849
9. Akeem Hunt (PUR) 778
10. Corey Clement (WI) 741

Rushing Yards Per Attempt

1. Melvin Gordon (WI) 8.3
2. Tevin Coleman (IN) 7.9
3. Ameer Abdullah (NE) 6.3
4. Corey Clement (WI) 6.2
5. Nick Hill (MIST) 6.0
6. Raheem Mostert (PUR) 5.9
7. Ezekiel Elliott (OHST) 5.9
8. Derrick Green (MI) 5.7
9. Jeremy Langford (MIST) 5.7
10. J.T. Barrett (OHST) 5.4

Rushing Touchdowns

1. Melvin Gordon (WI) 25
2. Ameer Abdullah (NE) 18
3. Jeremy Langford (MIST) 17
4. Tevin Coleman (IN) 15
5. Mark Weisman (IA) 14
6. David Cobb (MN) 12
7. Nick Hill (MIST) 9
  J.T. Barrett (OHST) 9
9. Mitch Leidner (MN) 8
  Justin Jackson (NWEST) 8
  Ezekiel Elliott (OHST) 8
  Corey Clement (WI) 8

Receptions

1. DaeSean Hamilton (PAST) 69
2. Mike Dudek (IL) 62
3. Tony Lippett (MIST) 56
4. Devin Funchess (MI) 55
5. Stefon Diggs (MD) 52
6. Kyle Prater (NWEST) 51
7. Shane Wynn (IN) 50
8. Leonte Carroo (RUT) 47
9. Akeem Hunt (PUR) 45
  Eugene Lewis (PAST) 45

Receiving Yards

1. Tony Lippett (MIST) 1071
2. Leonte Carroo (RUT) 939
3. Mike Dudek (IL) 902
4. DaeSean Hamilton (PAST) 793
5. Kenny Bell (NE) 664
6. Shane Wynn (IN) 661
7. Stefon Diggs (MD) 654
8. Jordan Westerkamp (NE) 653
9. Eugene Lewis (PAST) 640
10. Devin Funchess (MI) 625

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Devin Smith (OHST) 24.4
2. Leonte Carroo (RUT) 20.0
3. Tony Lippett (MIST) 19.1
4. Kenny Bell (NE) 17.9
5. Jordan Westerkamp (NE) 16.7
6. Michael Thomas (OHST) 16.4
7. Danny Anthrop (PUR) 16.2
8. Josiah Price (MIST) 15.1
9. Maxx Willams (MN) 14.9
10. Mike Dudek (IL) 14.5

Receiving Touchdowns

1. Tony Lippett (MIST) 10
2. Michael Thomas (OHST) 8
  Leonte Carroo (RUT) 8
  Devin Smith (OHST) 8
5. Maxx Willams (MN) 7
6. Jalin Marshall (OHST) 6
7. Josiah Price (MIST) 5
  Stefon Diggs (MD) 5
  Geronimo Allison (IL) 5
  Mike Dudek (IL) 5

Plays From Scrimmage

1. David Cobb (MN) 281
2. Melvin Gordon (WI) 269
3. Tevin Coleman (IN) 264
4. Justin Jackson (NWEST) 240
5. Ameer Abdullah (NE) 238
6. Jeremy Langford (MIST) 227
7. Ezekiel Elliott (OHST) 205
8. Akeem Hunt (PUR) 199
9. Mark Weisman (IA) 185
10. Josh Ferguson (IL) 166

Yards From Scrimmage

1. Melvin Gordon (WI) 2256
2. Tevin Coleman (IN) 2041
3. Ameer Abdullah (NE) 1612
4. David Cobb (MN) 1559
5. Jeremy Langford (MIST) 1297
6. Ezekiel Elliott (OHST) 1262
7. Justin Jackson (NWEST) 1212
8. Tony Lippett (MIST) 1103
9. Akeem Hunt (PUR) 1066
10. Leonte Carroo (RUT) 939

Touchdowns From Scrimmage

1. Melvin Gordon (WI) 27
2. Ameer Abdullah (NE) 20
3. Jeremy Langford (MIST) 17
4. Tevin Coleman (IN) 15
5. Mark Weisman (IA) 14
6. David Cobb (MN) 12
7. Tony Lippett (MIST) 11
8. Nick Hill (MIST) 9
  J.T. Barrett (OHST) 9
  Justin Jackson (NWEST) 9
  Corey Clement (WI) 9

Total Plays

1. Christian Hackenberg (PAST) 469
2. Trevor Siemian (NWEST) 459
3. J.T. Barrett (OHST) 449
4. C.J. Brown (MD) 438
5. Tommy Armstrong Jr (NE) 389
6. Jake Rudock (IA) 356
7. Connor Cook (MIST) 339
8. Devin Gardner (MI) 333
9. Gary Nova (RUT) 306
10. Austin Appleby (PUR) 292

Total Yards

1. J.T. Barrett (OHST) 3507
2. Connor Cook (MIST) 2789
3. Tommy Armstrong Jr (NE) 2745
4. C.J. Brown (MD) 2350
5. Christian Hackenberg (PAST) 2334
6. Jake Rudock (IA) 2326
7. Gary Nova (RUT) 2284
8. Melvin Gordon (WI) 2109
9. Trevor Siemian (NWEST) 2091
10. Tevin Coleman (IN) 1906

Total Yards Per Play

1. J.T. Barrett (OHST) 7.8

Total Touchdowns

1. J.T. Barrett (OHST) 42
2. Melvin Gordon (WI) 25
3. Connor Cook (MIST) 23
4. Tommy Armstrong Jr (NE) 20
5. Gary Nova (RUT) 19
6. Mitch Leidner (MN) 18
  Ameer Abdullah (NE) 18
8. C.J. Brown (MD) 17
  Jake Rudock (IA) 17
  Jeremy Langford (MIST) 17

Field Goal Attempts

1. Sam Ficken (PAST) 26
2. Matt Wile (MI) 21
3. Michael Geiger (MIST) 19
4. Rafael Gaglianone (WI) 18
5. Brad Craddock (MD) 17
  Kyle Federico (RUT) 17
  Jack Mitchell (NWEST) 17
8. Ryan Santoso (MN) 16
  Paul Griggs (PUR) 16
  Sean Nuernberger (OHST) 16
  Drew Brown (NE) 16

Field Goals Made

1. Sam Ficken (PAST) 22
2. Brad Craddock (MD) 17
3. Matt Wile (MI) 15
  Rafael Gaglianone (WI) 15
5. Paul Griggs (PUR) 13
  Jack Mitchell (NWEST) 13
7. Michael Geiger (MIST) 12
  Kyle Federico (RUT) 12
9. Drew Brown (NE) 11
10. Sean Nuernberger (OHST) 10
  Marshall Koehn (IA) 10
  Ryan Santoso (MN) 10
  Griffin Oakes (IN) 10

Field Goal Percentage

1. Brad Craddock (MD) 100.0
2. Sam Ficken (PAST) 84.6
3. Rafael Gaglianone (WI) 83.3
4. Paul Griggs (PUR) 81.2
5. Jack Mitchell (NWEST) 76.5
6. Matt Wile (MI) 71.4
  Griffin Oakes (IN) 71.4
  Marshall Koehn (IA) 71.4
9. Kyle Federico (RUT) 70.6
10. Drew Brown (NE) 68.8

Punts

1. Nathan Renfro (MD) 75
2. Erich Toth (IN) 73
3. Justin Duvernois (IL) 61
4. Chris Gradone (NWEST) 60
5. Peter Mortell (MN) 55
6. Thomas Meadows (PUR) 54
7. Sam Foltz (NE) 51
8. Will Hagerup (MI) 49
9. Mike Sadler (MIST) 46
10. Drew Meyer (WI) 38

Punting Yards

1. Nathan Renfro (MD) 3077
2. Erich Toth (IN) 2956
3. Justin Duvernois (IL) 2745
4. Peter Mortell (MN) 2464
5. Chris Gradone (NWEST) 2281
6. Thomas Meadows (PUR) 2185
7. Sam Foltz (NE) 2138
8. Will Hagerup (MI) 2109
9. Mike Sadler (MIST) 1898
10. Dillon Kidd (IA) 1422

Punting Yards Per Punt

1. Justin Duvernois (IL) 45.0
2. Peter Mortell (MN) 44.8
3. Cameron Johnston (OHST) 43.6
4. Will Hagerup (MI) 43.0
5. Sam Foltz (NE) 41.9
6. Mike Sadler (MIST) 41.3
7. Nathan Renfro (MD) 41.0
8. Erich Toth (IN) 40.5
9. Thomas Meadows (PUR) 40.5
10. Tim Gleeson (RUT) 40.3

Punt Return Yards

1. Demornay Pierson-El (NE) 455
2. Kenzel Doe (WI) 233
3. Jalin Marshall (OHST) 217
4. William Likely (MD) 200
5. Frankie Williams (PUR) 136
  Dontre Wilson (OHST) 136
7. V'Angelo Bentley (IL) 123
8. Macgarrett Kings Jr. (MIST) 122
9. Jesse Della Valle (PAST) 120
10. Craig James (MN) 119

Punt Return Yards Per Return

1. Demornay Pierson-El (NE) 15.2
2. Jalin Marshall (OHST) 13.6
3. William Likely (MD) 11.8
4. Kenzel Doe (WI) 11.7
5. Craig James (MN) 10.8
6. V'Angelo Bentley (IL) 10.2
7. Dontre Wilson (OHST) 9.7
8. Jesse Della Valle (PAST) 8.0
9. Macgarrett Kings Jr. (MIST) 5.8
10. Shane Wynn (IN) 5.6

Punt Return Touchdowns

1. Demornay Pierson-El (NE) 2

Kickoff Returns

1. Janarion Grant (RUT) 30
  Raheem Mostert (PUR) 30
3. V'Angelo Bentley (IL) 29
4. Grant Haley (PAST) 25
  R.J. Shelton (MIST) 25
6. Dontre Wilson (OHST) 22
7. Stefon Diggs (MD) 20
8. Kenzel Doe (WI) 18
9. Shaun Harris II (IN) 16
  Jalen Myrick (MN) 16
  Jonathan Parker (IA) 16

Kickoff Return Yards

1. Janarion Grant (RUT) 720
2. Raheem Mostert (PUR) 649
3. V'Angelo Bentley (IL) 626
4. R.J. Shelton (MIST) 569
5. Dontre Wilson (OHST) 528
6. Grant Haley (PAST) 514
7. Stefon Diggs (MD) 478
8. Jalen Myrick (MN) 437
9. Kenzel Doe (WI) 425
10. Jonathan Parker (IA) 386

Kickoff Return Yards Per Return

1. Jalen Myrick (MN) 27.3
2. Ameer Abdullah (NE) 24.7
3. Jonathan Parker (IA) 24.1
4. Dontre Wilson (OHST) 24.0
  Janarion Grant (RUT) 24.0
6. Dennis Norfleet (MI) 23.9
7. Stefon Diggs (MD) 23.9
8. Kenzel Doe (WI) 23.6
9. R.J. Shelton (MIST) 22.8
10. Shaun Harris II (IN) 22.6

Solo Tackles

1. Sean Davis (MD) 71
2. Mike Hull (PAST) 66
3. Jake Ryan (MI) 62
4. Landon Feichter (PUR) 61
5. Joshua Perry (OHST) 57
6. L.A. Goree (MD) 56
  Matthew Harris (NWEST) 56
  Cole Farrand (MD) 56
9. Steve Longa (RUT) 55
10. William Likely (MD) 54
  Damien Wilson (MN) 54

Assisted Tackles

1. Mason Monheim (IL) 56
2. Mike Hull (PAST) 53
3. Taylor Barton (IL) 51
4. Zane Petty (IL) 50
5. Damien Wilson (MN) 49
6. Cole Farrand (MD) 45
7. Zaire Anderson (NE) 44
8. John Lowdermilk (IA) 42
  Joe Bolden (MI) 42
  Jordan Lomax (IA) 42
  Jake Ryan (MI) 42

Total Tackles

1. Mike Hull (PAST) 119
2. Jake Ryan (MI) 104
3. Damien Wilson (MN) 103
4. Cole Farrand (MD) 101
5. Sean Davis (MD) 100
6. Joshua Perry (OHST) 98
7. Joe Bolden (MI) 93
  Mason Monheim (IL) 93
9. Taylor Barton (IL) 92
10. John Lowdermilk (IA) 89

Interception Return Yards

1. William Likely (MD) 170
2. Frankie Williams (PUR) 119
3. Anthony Walker (NWEST) 114
4. Nathan Gerry (NE) 82
5. Ibraheim Campbell (NWEST) 79
6. Taylor Barton (IL) 77
8. Landon Feichter (PUR) 59
  Briean Boddy (MN) 59
10. Kurtis Drummond (MIST) 52

Interception Return Touchdowns

1. William Likely (MD) 2