Big Ten Week 7 Stat Breakdown

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Rushers: Eight Big Ten rushers finished with 100 or more yards on the ground on Saturday, led by the reigning Graham-George Offensive Player of the Year Montee Ball of Wisconsin. The Badgers running back broke loose for a career-high 247 yards with three touchdowns, to set a new conference record for career touchdowns. Other 100-plus yard rushers were Northwestern's Venric Mark (182 yards, two touchdowns), Ohio State's Carlos Hyde (156 yards, one touchdown) and Braxton Miller (149 yards, one touchdown), Michigan State's Le'Veon Bell (140 yards, one touchdown), Michigan's Denard Robinson (128 yards, two touchdowns), Wisconsin's James White (124 yards, one touchdown) and Iowa's Mark Weisman (116 yards, one touchdown).

Passers: Two Big Ten signal-callers threw for more than 200 yards on Saturday, as Indiana's Cameron Coffman and Ohio State's Braxton Miller went head-to-head in a high scoring shootout. Coffman threw for 275 yards and a touchdown while Miller compiled 211 passing yards and two scores.

Receivers: Two conference standouts recorded seven or more catches or 100 or more receiving yards on Saturday. Indiana's Cody Lattimer hauled in seven passes for 68 yards while Ohio State's Devin Smith caught two passes for 106 yards, both for touchdowns, as the Buckeyes held on for a 52-49 win over the Hoosiers.

Tackles: Ten Big Ten defenders registered 10 or more tackles last weekend, highlighted by 15 tackles for the conference's tackling leader, Iowa's Anthony Hitchens, in a double overtime win at Michigan State. Other Big Ten defenders with 10 or more tackles were the Spartans trio of Denicos Allen (13 tackles), Max Bullough (11) and Taiwan Jones (10), Purdue's Landon Feichter (12), Michigan's Jake Ryan (11), the Iowa pair of Joe Gaglione (11) and James Morris (10), Minnesota's Keanon Cooper (10), and Northwestern's Ibraheim Campbell (10).

Tackles for Loss: Eight conference players notched two or more tackles for loss on Saturday, with Michigan's Jake Ryan leading the way with 3.5 stops behind the line of scrimmage, including 1.5 sacks, in a shutout of Illinois. Seven other players posted two tackles for loss in Indiana's Zack Shaw (one sack), Michigan State's Kyler Elsworth (one sack), Minnesota's Keanon Cooper, Northwestern's Tyler Scott (two sacks), Purdue's Will Lucas and the Wisconsin duo of Chris Borland (one sack) and Mike Taylor (one sack).

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