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Big Ten Conference Year-by-Year Leaders and Records for Yards From Scrimmage

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Since 1956

Year Player Yds School
2014 Melvin Gordon 2740 Wisconsin
2013 Ameer Abdullah 1922 Nebraska
2012 Le'Veon Bell* 1960 Michigan State
2011 Montee Ball* 2229 Wisconsin
2010 Mikel Leshoure* 1893 Illinois
2009 John Clay* 1578 Wisconsin
2008 Shonn Greene* 1899 Iowa
2007 Rashard Mendenhall* 1999 Illinois
2006 P.J. Hill* 1766 Wisconsin
2005 Brian Calhoun* 2207 Wisconsin
2004 Noah Herron 1732 Northwestern
2003 Chris Perry* 2041 Michigan
2002 Larry Johnson* 2436 Penn State
2001 Levron Williams 1690 Indiana
2000 Damien Anderson* 2195 Northwestern
1999 Ron Dayne* 2043 Wisconsin
1998 Ron Dayne* 1570 Wisconsin
1997 Tavian Banks 1839 Iowa
1996 Ron Dayne* 2242 Wisconsin
1995 Eddie George* 2344 Ohio State
1994 Chris Darkins 1742 Minnesota
1993 Brent Moss* 1661 Wisconsin
1992 Tyrone Wheatley* 1502 Michigan
1991 Vaughn Dunbar* 2068 Indiana
1990 Jon Vaughn* 1487 Michigan
1989 Anthony Thompson 1994 Indiana
1988 Anthony Thompson* 1919 Indiana
1987 Jamie Morris* 1825 Michigan
1986 Darrell Thompson 1438 Minnesota
1985 Lorenzo White* 2094 Michigan State
1984 Keith Byars* 2243 Ohio State
1983 Keith Byars* 1558 Ohio State
1982 Tim Spencer* 1676 Ohio State
1981 Butch Woolfolk* 1514 Michigan
1980 Calvin Murray* 1471 Ohio State
1979 Dennis Mosley 1502 Iowa
1978 Marion Barber 1381 Minnesota
1977 Ron Springs* 1256 Ohio State
1976 Rob Lytle* 1550 Michigan
1975 Archie Griffin* 1620 Ohio State
1974 Archie Griffin* 1772 Ohio State
1973 Archie Griffin* 1609 Ohio State
1972 Otis Armstrong 1416 Purdue
1971 Eric Allen 1769 Michigan State
1970 Mike Adamle 1389 Northwestern
1969 John Isenbarger 1364 Indiana
1968 Ron Johnson 1568 Michigan
1967 Leroy Keyes 1744 Purdue
1966 Jack Clancy 1077 Michigan
1965 Jim Grabowski 1280 Illinois
1964 Jim Grabowski 1105 Illinois
1963 Sherman Lewis 880 Michigan State
1962 Marvin Woodson 740 Indiana
1961 Bob Ferguson 938 Ohio State
1960 Bob Ferguson 895 Ohio State
1959 Johnny Counts 730 Illinois
1958 Ron Burton 1005 Northwestern
1957 Don Clark* 800 Ohio State
1956 Melvin Dillard 972 Purdue