Big Ten Week 6 Stat Breakdown

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Rushers: Seven Big Ten rushers finished with 100 or more yards on the ground on Saturday, led by two quarterbacks with more than 180 yards. Michigan's Denard Robinson set the Big Ten career record for rushing yards by a signal caller after compiling 235 yards at Purdue, while Ohio State's Braxton Miller set a school record for rushing yards by a quarterback in a game with 186 yards and a touchdown against Nebraska. Other 100-plus yard rushers were Ohio State's Carlos Hyde (140 yards, four touchdowns), Penn State's Zach Zwinak (121 yards, one touchdown), Michigan State's Le'Veon Bell (121 yards, two touchdowns), Nebraska's Rex Burkhead (119 yards) and Wisconsin's Montee Ball (116 yards, two touchdowns).
 
Passers: Four Big Ten signal-callers threw for more than 250 yards on Saturday, led by Michigan State's Andrew Maxwell, who finished with 290 yards and two touchdowns against Indiana. Other passes over 250 yards were Indiana's Cam Coffman (282 yards, three touchdowns), Penn State's Matt McGloin (282 yards, two touchdowns) and Wisconsin's Joel Stave (254 yards, two touchdowns).
 

Receivers: Five conference standouts recorded nine or more catches or 100 or more receiving yards on Saturday. Indiana's Shane Wynn led all wideouts with 12 catches (70 yards, one touchdown), while Penn State's Allen Robinson hauled in nine passes (85 yards, two touchdowns). Michigan State's Aaron Burbridge led all receivers with 134 yards (eight catches), followed by Nebraska's Kenny Bell (133 yards on five catches) and Wisconsin's Jared Abbrederis (117 yards on seven catches, one touchdown).

Tackles: Nine defenders registered 10 or more tackles last weekend, highlighted by the Northwestern quartet of Damien Proby (16 tackles), David Nwabuisi (15 tackles), Ibraheim Campbell (14 tackles) and Chi Chi Ariguzo (12 tackles). Other Big Ten defenders with 10 or more tackles were Wisconsin's Mike Taylor (12 tackles), Chris Borland (10 tackles) and Ethan Armstrong (10 tackles), Ohio State's Ryan Shazier (11 tackles) and Penn State's Gerald Hodges (11 tackles).

Tackles for Loss: Seven conference players notched two or more tackles for loss on Saturday, with Ohio State's John Simon leading the way with five stops behind the line of scrimmage, including two sacks, against Nebraska. The Cornhuskers' Eric Martin also had two sacks, while Wisconsin's Pat Muldoon collected 2.5 tackles for loss. Other Big Ten defenders with two TFLs were the Michigan duo of Desmond Morgan and Jake Ryan, Ohio State's Ryan Shazier and Purdue's Robert Maci.

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