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Big Ten Conference Career Leaders and Records for Total Yards

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Since 1956

Rank Player Yds From To Last School
1.Drew Brees* 12692 1997 2000 Purdue
2.Adam Weber* 11790 2007 2010 Minnesota
3.Brett Basanez* 11576 2002 2005 Northwestern
4.Curtis Painter* 11511 2005 2008 Purdue
5.Antwaan Randle El 11364 1998 2001 Indiana
6.Denard Robinson* 10745 2009 2012 Michigan
7.Nathan Scheelhaase* 10634 2010 2013 Illinois
8.Juice Williams* 10594 2006 2009 Illinois
9.Kyle Orton* 9653 2001 2004 Purdue
10.Chuck Long* 9515 1981 1985 Iowa
11.Connor Cook* 9403 2012 2015 Michigan State
12.Chad Henne* 9400 2004 2007 Michigan
13.Mark Herrmann* 9134 1977 1980 Purdue
14.Kirk Cousins* 9004 2008 2011 Michigan State
15.Art Schlichter* 8850 1978 1981 Ohio State
16.John Navarre* 8773 2000 2003 Michigan
17.Jeff Smoker* 8714 2000 2003 Michigan State
18.Kurt Kittner* 8628 1998 2001 Illinois
19.Braxton Miller* 8610 2011 2015 Ohio State
20.Drew Tate* 8427 2003 2006 Iowa
21.Jake Rudock* 8396 2013 2015 Michigan
22.Terrelle Pryor* 8341 2008 2010 Ohio State
23.Christian Hackenberg* 8215 2013 2015 Penn State
24.Jack Trudeau 8096 1981 1985 Illinois
25.Kellen Lewis* 8072 2006 2008 Indiana
26.Drew Stanton* 8036 2003 2006 Michigan State
27.Len Williams 8029 1990 1993 Northwestern
28.Nate Sudfeld 8011 2012 2015 Indiana
29.Tommy Armstrong Jr* 7998 2013 2015 Nebraska
30.Asad Abdul-Khaliq* 7818 2000 2003 Minnesota
31.Zack Mills* 7796 2001 2004 Penn State
32.Taylor Martinez* 7637 2010 2013 Nebraska
33.C.J. Bacher* 7571 2005 2008 Northwestern
34.Scott Campbell* 7526 1980 1983 Purdue
35.Darrell Bevell* 7477 1992 1995 Wisconsin
36.Bryan Cupito* 7449 2002 2006 Minnesota
37.Brooks Bollinger* 7394 1999 2002 Wisconsin
38.Ricky Stanzi* 7373 2007 2010 Iowa
39.Joel Stave* 7369 2012 2015 Wisconsin
40.Ben Chappell* 7331 2007 2010 Indiana
41.Jim Everett* 7284 1981 1985 Purdue
42.Jason Verduzco* 7256 1989 1992 Illinois
43.Devin Gardner* 7252 2010 2014 Michigan
44.Bobby Hoying* 7151 1992 1995 Ohio State
45.Ron Dayne* 7125 1996 1999 Wisconsin
46.Zak Kustok* 7116 1999 2001 Northwestern
47.John Stocco* 7083 2003 2006 Wisconsin
48.Steve Bradley 6943 1983 1985 Indiana
49.Rickey Foggie 6941 1984 1987 Minnesota
50.Troy Smith* 6888 2003 2006 Ohio State