Week 6 Stat Breakdown

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Rushers: Three Big Ten rushers recorded 100 or more yards on the ground, led by Nebraska's Ameer Abdullah with 225 yards and two touchdowns in a victory over Illinois. Ohio State's Carlos Hyde (168 yards, three TDs) and Illinois' Josh Ferguson (114 yards, one TD) also surpassed the 100-yard mark.

Passing: Three Big Ten signal callers threw for more than 250 yards, led by a 340-yard effort with three touchdowns by Penn State's Christian Hackenberg at Indiana. Other conference quarterbacks with more than 250 passing yards were Indiana's Nate Sudfeld (321 yards, two TDs) and Michigan State's Connor Cook (277 yards, two TDs).

Receiving: Seven Big Ten players caught eight or more passes or totaled 100 or more receiving yards, led by Penn State's Allen Robinson with 12 receptions for 173 yards and two touchdowns against Indiana. Other 100-yard receivers were Michigan's Devin Funchess (seven catches, 151 yards, one TD), Northwestern's Rashad Lawrence (eight catches, 149 yards), Indiana's Cody Latimer (nine catches, 140 yards) and Ohio State's Corey Brown (six catches, 127 yards). In addition, two more players hauled in eight or more passes - Michigan State's Bennie Fowler (nine catches, 92 yards, one TD) and Illinois' Josh Ferguson (eight catches, 82 yards).

Tackles: Sixteen conference standouts finished with 10 or more tackles, led by Illinois' Jonathan Brown with 13 defensive stops at Nebraska. Three Big Ten defenders tallied 12 tackles - the Iowa duo of Anthony Hitches and James Morris and Northwestern's Damien Proby - while four players collected 11 defensive stops - Illinois' Earnest Thomas III, Iowa's Desmond King, Nebraska's Michael Rose and Ohio State's C.J. Barnett.

Tackles for Loss: Five Big Ten defenders recorded two or more tackles for loss (TFLs), led by 4.0 TFLs by Illinois' Jonathan Brown against the Cornhuskers. Four conference standouts posted two TFLs - the Nebraska pair of Jared Afalava (one sack) and Ciante Evans (one sack), Northwestern's Tyler Scott (one sack) and Ohio State's Joey Bosa (two sacks).

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