Big Ten Week 8 Stat Breakdown

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Rushers: Five Big Ten rushers finished with 100 or more yards on the ground on Saturday, led by the Wisconsin duo of James White and Montee Ball. White averaged 11.7 yards per carry to rack up 175 yards on 15 carries with three touchdowns, while Ball added 166 yards and two touchdowns. Other 100-plus yard rushers were Northwestern's Venric Mark (118 yards, one touchdown), Penn State's Bill Belton (103 yards, three touchdowns) and Nebraska's Ameer Abdullah (101 yards).

Passers: Four Big Ten signal-callers threw for more than 200 yards on Saturday, led by Nebraska's Taylor Martinez with 342 yards and three touchdowns. Three other quarterbacks surpassed 200 yards in Penn State's Matt McGloin (289 yards, two touchdowns), Indiana's Cameron Coffman (244 yards) and Purdue's Caleb TerBush (230 yards, two touchdowns).

Receivers: Three conference standouts recorded seven or more catches or 100 or more receiving yards on Saturday. The Indiana pair of Kofi Hughes and Shane Wynn both hauled in seven passes, while Nebraska's Quincy Enunwa posted 110 yards on six receptions.

Tackles: Eleven Big Ten defenders registered 10 or more tackles last weekend, topped by 13 defensive stops by Indiana's Greg Heban. Iowa, Michigan, Michigan State and Northwestern each had two defenders tally 10 or more tackles - the Hawkeyes' Christian Kirksey (12 tackles) and James Morris (12), the Wolverines' Desmond Morgan (11) and Jake Ryan (10), the Spartans' Denicos Allen (11) and Max Bullough (10) and the Wildcats' Damien Proby (12) and Daniel Jones (11). Other Big Ten defenders with 10 or more tackles were Ohio State's Ryan Shazier (12) and Wisconsin's Mike Taylor (12).

Tackles for Loss: Three conference players notched two or more tackles for loss on Saturday, with Michigan State's Denicos Allen leading the way with 3.0 stops behind the line of scrimmage. Minnesota's RaShede Hageman and Penn State's Jordan Hill each collected two tackles for loss.

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