Week 1 Stat Breakdown

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 Rushers: Nine Big Ten rushers recorded 100 or more yards on the ground, including three Wisconsin players and two Nebraska runners. Indiana's Tevin Coleman led all Big Ten rushers with 169 yards and two touchdowns on only 14 attempts, good for 12.1 yards per attempt in a win over Indiana State. Other Big Ten players to surpass the century mark were Ohio State's Jordan Hall (159 yards, two TDs), the Wisconsin trio of Melvin Gordon (144 yards, one TD), James White (143 yards, one TD) and Corey Clement (101 yards, one TD), Northwestern's Treyvon Green (129 yards, two TDs), the Nebraska duo of Ameer Abdullah (114 yards) and Imani Cross (105 yards, two TDs) and Iowa's Mark Weisman (100 yards).

Passing: Five Big Ten signal-callers threw for more than 200 yards, led by a 416-yard performance with two touchdown strikes by Illinois' Nathan Scheelhaase against Southern Illinois. Other 200-yard passers were Penn State's Christian Hackenberg (278 yards, two TDs), Northwestern's Trevor Siemian (276 yards, one TD), Iowa's Jake Rudock (256 yards, one TD) and Indiana's Nate Sudfeld (219 yards, four TDs).

Receiving: Seven Big Ten players caught seven or more passes or totaled 100 or more receiving yards. Iowa's Kevonte Martin-Manley led all players with nine catches for 79 yards against Northern Illinois while Penn State's Allen Robinson hauled in seven passes for a conference-best 133 yards and one touchdown against Syracuse. Nebraska's Kenny Bell collected seven catches for 57 yards. Other 100-yard receivers were Wisconsin's Jared Abbrederis (122 yards, two TDs), the Illinois pair of Ryan Lankford (115 yards) and Josh Ferguson (103 yards, one TD) and Northwestern's Dan Vitale (101 yards).

Tackles: Four conference standouts finished with 10 or more tackles, led by the Iowa duo of Christian Kirksey (14 tackles) and Anthony Hitchens (13 tackles). Other double-digit tacklers were Nebraska's David Santos (12) and Northwestern's Chi Chi Ariguzo (10).

Tackles for Loss: Nine Big Ten defenders recorded multiple tackles for loss (TFLs), led by Penn State's DaQuan Jones with three TFLs, including one sack. Michigan's Cameron Gordon (2.5 TFLs) and Michigan State's Marcus Rush (two TFLs) led the conference with two sacks each. Other players with two or more TFLs were Michigan State's Max Bullough (2.5 TFLs), the Iowa pair of James Morris (2.0 TFLs) and Dominic Alvis (2.0 TFLs), Michigan's Brennen Beyer (2.0 TFLs), Minnesota's Alex Keith (2.0 TFLs) and Ohio State's Noah Spence (2.0 TFLs).

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