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Big Ten Conference Year-by-Year Leaders and Records for Points

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Since 1956

Year Player Pts School
2015 Ezekiel Elliott 138 Ohio State
2014 Melvin Gordon* 192 Wisconsin
2013 Jeremy Langford* 114 Michigan State
2012 Montee Ball* 132 Wisconsin
2011 Montee Ball* 234 Wisconsin
2010 Devin Barclay* 122 Ohio State
2009 John Clay* 108 Wisconsin
2008 Javon Ringer* 132 Michigan State
2007 Jehuu Caulcrick* 126 Michigan State
2006 P.J. Hill* 96 Wisconsin
  Kevin Kelly* 96 Penn State
2005 Brian Calhoun* 144 Wisconsin
  Brian Calhoun* 144 Wisconsin
2004 Dave Rayner 105 Michigan State
  David Rayner 105 Michigan State
2003 Jason Wright* 126 Northwestern
2002 Larry Johnson* 138 Penn State
2001 Levron Williams 114 Indiana
2000 Damien Anderson* 138 Northwestern
1999 Ron Dayne 120 Wisconsin
1998 Matt Davenport* 99 Wisconsin
1997 Curtis Enis 120 Penn State
1996 Ron Dayne* 126 Wisconsin
1995 Eddie George* 150 Ohio State
1994 Ki-Jana Carter 138 Penn State
1993 Brent Moss* 96 Wisconsin
1992 Tyrone Wheatley* 102 Michigan
1991 Desmond Howard* 138 Michigan
1990 J.D. Carlson* 95 Michigan
1989 Anthony Thompson 150 Indiana
1988 Anthony Thompson* 156 Indiana
1987 Rob Houghtlin 102 Iowa
1986 Rob Houghtlin* 81 Iowa
1985 Lorenzo White* 102 Michigan State
1984 Keith Byars* 144 Ohio State
1983 Keith Byars* 132 Ohio State
1982 Mike Bass 101 Illinois
1981 Bob Atha* 88 Ohio State
1980 Vlade Janakievski* 90 Ohio State
1979 Vlade Janakievski* 97 Ohio State
1978 Art Schlichter* 78 Ohio State
1977 Hans Nielsen 78 Michigan State
  Joel Payton* 78 Ohio State
1976 Pete Johnson* 114 Ohio State
1975 Pete Johnson* 156 Ohio State
1974 Billy Marek 114 Wisconsin
1973 Bruce Elia* 84 Ohio State
  Billy Marek 84 Wisconsin
1972 Champ Henson* 120 Ohio State
1971 Eric Allen 108 Michigan State
1970 John Brockington* 102 Ohio State
1969 Stan Brown 96 Purdue
  Jim Otis 96 Ohio State
1968 Ron Johnson 114 Michigan
1967 Leroy Keyes 114 Purdue
1966 Jim Detwiler 60 Michigan
1965 Clinton Jones* 72 Michigan State
1964 Jim Grabowski 60 Illinois
1963 Sherman Lewis 54 Michigan State
1962 Lou Holland* 72 Wisconsin
1961 Bob Ferguson 66 Ohio State
1960 Bob Ferguson 78 Ohio State
1959 Dale Hackbart* 36 Wisconsin
1958 Bob White 72 Ohio State
1957 Don Clark* 54 Ohio State
  Walt Kowalczyk 54 Michigan State
  Jim Pace 54 Michigan
1956 Terry Barr 42 Michigan
  Don Clark 42 Ohio State
  John Herrnstein 42 Michigan
  Dennis Mendyk 42 Michigan State
  James Roseboro 42 Ohio State