Week 5 Stat Breakdown

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Rushers: One Big Ten rusher recorded 100 or more yards on the ground, with Iowa's Mark Weisman posting 147 yards on 24 carries in a road victory over Minnesota.

Passing: Four Big Ten signal callers threw for more than 200 yards, led by a 295-yard effort with two touchdowns by Wisconsin's Joel Stave at Ohio State. Other conference quarterbacks with more than 200 passing yards were Illinois' Nathan Scheelhaase (278 yards, five TDs), Purdue's Danny Etling (241 yards, two TDs) and Iowa's Jake Rudock (218 yards, one TD).

Receiving: Three Big Ten players caught seven or more passes or totaled 100 or more receiving yards, led by Wisconsin's Jared Abbrederis with 10 receptions for 207 yards and a touchdown at Ohio State. Purdue's David Yancey hauled in seven catches for 117 yards against Northern Illinois and the Buckeyes' Corey Brown hauled in eight passes for 85 yards and two touchdowns versus the Badgers.

Tackles: Five conference standouts finished with 10 or more tackles, led by Wisconsin's Chris Borland with 16 defensive stops at Ohio State. Four players recorded 10 tackles - Iowa's Anthony Hitchens, the Minnesota pair of Cedric Thompson and Damien Wilson and Purdue's Will Lucas.

Tackles for Loss: Three Big Ten defenders recorded two or more tackles for loss (TFLs), led by 2.5 TFLs for Ohio State's Ryan Shazier against Wisconsin. Minnesota's Cam Botticelli and Wisconsin's Warren Herring (two sacks) each collected 2.0 TFLs.

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