Standings

Standings Table
Overall Conference Points Per Game SRS Polls
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Off Def SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Rank Notes
Michigan1020.833710.87529.410.319.657.07219
Ohio State930.750710.87528.610.019.946.945311
Michigan State731.682611.81323.614.713.045.86
Indiana551.500431.56318.620.74.836.47
Minnesota750.583440.50014.315.07.647.2319
Purdue560.455350.37521.022.54.694.69
Wisconsin560.455360.33312.118.21.493.7714
Iowa470.364350.37515.520.83.637.99record adjusted to 5-6-0 by NCAA
Illinois380.273260.25012.826.5-3.138.32
Northwestern1100.091180.1119.330.6-7.389.08

3 Bowl Games

  • Number in parentheses indicates AP rank at time of bowl game
3 Bowl Games Table
Date Bowl Pts Pts Notes
1978-01-02Rose BowlWashington (13) 27Michigan (4) 20Pasadena, CA
1978-01-02Sugar BowlAlabama (3) 35Ohio State (9) 6New Orleans, LA
1977-12-22Hall of Fame ClassicMaryland17Minnesota7Birmingham, AL

Award Winners

Award Winners Table
Award Name School
Big Ten Coach of the YearDarryl RogersMichigan State

1977 Conference Leaders