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

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Since 1956

Year Player Rec School
2014 DaeSean Hamilton 82 Penn State
2013 Allen Robinson 97 Penn State
2012 Allen Robinson 77 Penn State
2011 A.J. Jenkins* 90 Illinois
2010 Damarlo Belcher 78 Indiana
2009 Zeke Markshausen* 91 Northwestern
  Keith Smith 91 Purdue
2008 Eric Decker* 84 Minnesota
2007 Dorien Bryant* 87 Purdue
2006 Dorien Bryant* 87 Purdue
2005 Jason Avant* 82 Michigan
2004 Braylon Edwards* 97 Michigan
2003 Taylor Stubblefield* 86 Purdue
2002 Taylor Stubblefield* 77 Purdue
2001 Marquise Walker 81 Michigan
2000 Kevin Kasper 82 Iowa
1999 Chris Daniels* 121 Purdue
1998 David Boston* 85 Ohio State
1997 David Boston* 73 Ohio State
1996 D'Wayne Bates* 75 Northwestern
1995 Terry Glenn* 64 Ohio State
1994 Amani Toomer* 54 Michigan
1993 Omar Douglas 60 Minnesota
1992 Lee Gissendaner 68 Northwestern
1991 Kameno Bell 64 Illinois
1990 Desmond Howard* 63 Michigan
1989 Richard Buchanan 94 Northwestern
1988 Marv Cook 55 Iowa
1987 Ernie Jones* 66 Indiana
1986 Cris Carter* 69 Ohio State
1985 Rodney Carter 98 Purdue
1984 David Williams 101 Illinois
1983 Ricky Edwards 83 Northwestern
1982 Mike Martin 69 Illinois
1981 Steve Bryant 60 Purdue
1980 Dave Young* 70 Purdue
1979 Dave Young* 55 Purdue
1978 Eugene Byrd 43 Michigan State
1977 Reggie Arnold 44 Purdue
1976 Kirk Gibson 39 Michigan State
1975 Scott Yelvington 50 Northwestern
1974 Larry Burton 38 Purdue
1973 Trent Smock 36 Indiana
1972 Glenn Scolnik 53 Indiana
1971 Barry Pearson 48 Northwestern
1970 Doug Dieken 39 Illinois
1969 Jim Mandich* 50 Michigan
1968 Jade Butcher 44 Indiana
1967 Al Bream 55 Iowa
1966 Jack Clancy 76 Michigan
1965 Jack Clancy 52 Michigan
1964 Karl Noonan 59 Iowa
1963 Bob Hadrick 29 Purdue
1962 Pat Richter* 49 Wisconsin
1961 Pat Richter 47 Wisconsin
1960 Elbert Kimbrough 26 Northwestern
1959 Don Norton 30 Iowa
1958 Curt Merz* 25 Iowa
  Don Norton* 25 Iowa
1957 Jim Gibbons 36 Iowa
1956 Brad Bomba 31 Indiana