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Big Ten Conference Career Leaders and Records for Total Plays

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Since 1956

Rank Player Plays From To Last School
1.Adam Weber* 1992 2007 2010 Minnesota
2.Brett Basanez* 1975 2002 2005 Northwestern
3.Drew Brees* 1931 1997 2000 Purdue
4.Antwaan Randle El 1917 1998 2001 Indiana
5.Curtis Painter* 1873 2005 2008 Purdue
6.Nathan Scheelhaase* 1845 2010 2013 Illinois
7.Juice Williams* 1773 2006 2009 Illinois
8.Len Williams 1614 1990 1993 Northwestern
9.Kyle Orton* 1607 2001 2004 Purdue
10.Chad Henne* 1567 2004 2007 Michigan
11.John Navarre* 1471 2000 2003 Michigan
12.Denard Robinson* 1470 2009 2012 Michigan
13.Art Schlichter* 1464 1978 1981 Ohio State
14.Mark Herrmann* 1460 1977 1980 Purdue
15.Chuck Long* 1456 1981 1985 Iowa
16.Kurt Kittner* 1421 1998 2001 Illinois
17.Mike Greenfield 1415 1984 1987 Northwestern
18.Jeff Smoker* 1405 2000 2003 Michigan State
19.Zack Mills* 1357 2001 2004 Penn State
20.Zak Kustok* 1353 1999 2001 Northwestern
21.Kellen Lewis* 1345 2006 2008 Indiana
22.Jack Trudeau 1318 1981 1985 Illinois
23.Scott Campbell* 1305 1980 1983 Purdue
24.C.J. Bacher* 1303 2005 2008 Northwestern
25.Brooks Bollinger* 1289 1999 2002 Wisconsin
26.Drew Tate* 1277 2003 2006 Iowa
27.Jason Verduzco* 1265 1989 1992 Illinois
28.Steve Bradley 1245 1983 1985 Indiana
29.Kirk Cousins* 1239 2008 2011 Michigan State
30.Braxton Miller* 1223 2011 2013 Ohio State
31.Ron Dayne* 1220 1996 1999 Wisconsin
32.Terrelle Pryor* 1219 2008 2010 Ohio State
33.Marquel Fleetwood 1215 1989 1992 Minnesota
34.Ben Chappell* 1208 2007 2010 Indiana
35.Cory Sauter 1206 1994 1997 Minnesota
36.Taylor Martinez* 1189 2010 2013 Nebraska
 Sandy Schwab 1189 1982 1985 Northwestern
38.Darrell Bevell* 1182 1992 1995 Wisconsin
39.Drew Stanton* 1178 2003 2006 Michigan State
40.Eric Hunter 1161 1989 1992 Purdue
 Anthony Thompson* 1161 1986 1989 Indiana
42.Matt Rodgers* 1144 1988 1991 Iowa
43.Rickey Foggie 1138 1984 1987 Minnesota
44.Asad Abdul-Khaliq* 1131 2000 2003 Minnesota
45.Devin Gardner* 1129 2010 2014 Michigan
46.John Stocco* 1126 2003 2006 Wisconsin
47.Jim Everett* 1101 1981 1985 Purdue
48.Lorenzo White* 1083 1984 1987 Michigan State
49.Trevor Siemian* 1076 2011 2014 Northwestern
50.Ricky Stanzi* 1067 2007 2010 Iowa