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Big Ten Conference Career Leaders and Records for Total Yards Per Play

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Since 1956

Rank Player Avg From To Last School
1.Denard Robinson* 7.31 2009 2012 Michigan
2.Kirk Cousins* 7.27 2008 2011 Michigan State
3.Asad Abdul-Khaliq* 6.91 2000 2003 Minnesota
4.Terrelle Pryor* 6.84 2008 2010 Ohio State
5.Braxton Miller* 6.82 2011 2013 Ohio State
6.Drew Stanton* 6.82 2003 2006 Michigan State
7.Drew Tate* 6.60 2003 2006 Iowa
8.Drew Brees* 6.57 1997 2000 Purdue
9.Chuck Long* 6.54 1981 1985 Iowa
10.Taylor Martinez* 6.42 2010 2013 Nebraska
11.Mark Herrmann* 6.26 1977 1980 Purdue
12.Jeff Smoker* 6.20 2000 2003 Michigan State
13.Curtis Painter* 6.15 2005 2008 Purdue
14.Jack Trudeau 6.14 1981 1985 Illinois
15.Kurt Kittner* 6.07 1998 2001 Illinois
16.Art Schlichter* 6.05 1978 1981 Ohio State
17.Kyle Orton* 6.01 2001 2004 Purdue
18.Kellen Lewis* 6.00 2006 2008 Indiana
19.Chad Henne* 6.00 2004 2007 Michigan
20.Juice Williams* 5.98 2006 2009 Illinois
21.John Navarre* 5.96 2000 2003 Michigan
22.Antwaan Randle El 5.93 1998 2001 Indiana
23.Adam Weber* 5.92 2007 2010 Minnesota
24.Brett Basanez* 5.86 2002 2005 Northwestern
25.C.J. Bacher* 5.81 2005 2008 Northwestern
26.Scott Campbell* 5.77 1980 1983 Purdue
27.Nathan Scheelhaase* 5.76 2010 2013 Illinois
28.Zack Mills* 5.75 2001 2004 Penn State
29.Len Williams 4.97 1990 1993 Northwestern