Week 3 Stat Breakdown

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Rushers: Nine Big Ten rushers recorded 100 or more yards on the ground, including two each from Indiana and Northwestern. Wisconsin's Melvin Gordon led all Big Ten rushers with 193 yards and two touchdowns at Arizona State. Other Big Ten players to surpass the century mark were Ohio State's Jordan Hall (168 yards, three TDs), the Wildcats' pair of Treyvon Green (158 yards, two TDs) and Kain Colter (106 yards, one TD), the Hoosiers' duo of Stephen Houston (155 yards) and Tevin Coleman (129 yards, two TDs), Iowa's Mark Weisman (145 yards), Penn State's Zach Zwinak (128 yards, three TDs) and Michigan's Devin Gardner (103 yards, one TD).

Passing: Four Big Ten signal-callers threw for more than 250 yards, led by a 335-yard performance with two touchdowns by Indiana's Nate Sudfeld against Bowling Green. Other 250-yard passers were Ohio State's Kenny Guiton (276 yards, four TDs), Penn State's Christian Hackenberg (262 yards, one TD) and Purdue's Rob Henry (256 yards, three TDs).

Receiving: Six Big Ten players caught seven or more passes or totaled 100 or more receiving yards. Penn State's Allen Robinson (143 yards, one TD against Central Florida) and Purdue's Akeem Hunt (72 yards, one TD against Notre Dame) led all players with nine receptions each, while Ohio State's Devin Smith topped the conference with 149 receiving yards on three catches with two scores, including a 90-yard touchdown, at California. Iowa's Kevonte Martin-Manley hauled in seven passes for 60 yards and a touchdown while Illinois' Ryan Lankford (three catches for 100 yards, one TD) and Indiana's Cody Latimer (six catches for 137 yards, one TD) both surpassed the 100-yard receiving mark.

Tackles: Fifteen conference standouts finished with 10 or more tackles, led by the Illini duo of Jonathan Brown (15 tackles) and Eaton Spence (14 tackles) against Washington. Four standouts collected 12 tackles, including Illinois' Mason Monheim, Indiana's Greg Heban, Nebraska's Corey Cooper and Ohio State's Ryan Shazier.

Tackles for Loss: Eight Big Ten defenders recorded two or more tackles for loss (TFLs), led by three TFLs and two sacks by Minnesota's Theiren Cockran against Western Illinois. Nebraska's Avery Moss also had two sacks and 2.5 TFLs, while Illinois' Tim Kynard collected 2.5 TFLs and one sack. Other Big Ten players with two TFLs were Michigan's Desmond Morgan, Minnesota's Rashede Hageman, the Ohio State pair of Joey Bosa and Noah Spence and Purdue's Ryan Russell.

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