Rushers: Eight Big Ten rushers recorded 100 or more yards on the ground, including two each from Minnesota and Wisconsin. Ohio State's fifth-string running back Ezekiel Elliot led all Big Ten rushers with 162 yards and two touchdowns against Florida A&M. Other Big Ten players to surpass the century mark were the Minnesota pair of Mitch Leidner (151 yards, four TDs) and David Cobb (125 yards, two TDs), the Wisconsin duo of Melvin Gordon (147 yards, three TDs) and James White (145 yards, one TD), Nebraska's Ameer Abdullah (139 yards, one TD), Penn State's Akeel Lynch (123 yards) and Michigan's Fitzgerald Toussaint (120 yards, two TDs).
Passing: Two Big Ten signal-callers threw for more than 200 yards, including a 229-yard performance with one touchdown by Indiana's Nate Sudfeld against Missouri and a school-record six scoring strikes with 215 yards by Ohio State's Kenny Guiton versus Florida A&M.
Receiving: Two Big Ten players caught seven or more passes or totaled 100 or more receiving yards. Indiana's Cody Latimer topped all Big Ten players with eight catches for 136 yards and one touchdown against Missouri, while Wisconsin's Jared Abbrederis hauled in seven passes for 94 yards versus Purdue.
Tackles: Four conference standouts finished with 10 or more tackles, led by Northwestern's Chi Chi Ariguzo with 12 tackles against Maine. Three players collected 10 tackles, including the Nebraska duo of Zaire Anderson and Corey Cooper and Michigan State's RJ Williamson.
Tackles for Loss: Eight Big Ten defenders recorded two or more tackles for loss (TFLs), led by 2.5 TFLs and 1.5 sacks by Indiana's Zack Shaw against Missouri. Seven players posted two TFLs, including fellow-Hoosier Tim Bennett, the Michigan pair of Frank Clark (two sacks) and Blake Countess, Michigan State's Kurtis Drummond, Northwestern's Tyler Scott (one sack), Penn State's Glenn Carson and Purdue's Jules Williams.