Week 7 Stat Breakdown

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Rushers: Five Big Ten rushers recorded 100 or more yards on the ground, led by the Wisconsin duo of Melvin Gordon with 172 yards and one touchdown and James White with 101 yards and one touchdown in a victory over nationally ranked Northwestern. Other Big Ten players to surpass the 100-yard mark were Nebraska's Ameer Abdullah (126 yards, one TD), Michigan's Devin Gardner (121 yards) and Michigan State's Jeremy Langford (109 yards, three TDs).

Passing: Four Big Ten signal callers threw for more than 230 yards, led by a 305-yard effort with three touchdowns by Penn State's Christian Hackenberg in a triumph over nationally ranked Michigan. Other conference quarterbacks with more than 230 passing yards were Wisconsin's Joel Stave (241 yards, three TDs), Michigan's Devin Gardner (240 yards, three TDs) and Michigan State's Connor Cook (235 yards, two TDs).

Receiving: Four Big Ten players caught seven more passes or totaled 100 or more receiving yards, led by Purdue's DeAngelo Yancey with five catches for 146 yards and one touchdown against nationally ranked Nebraska. Michigan's Devin Funchess also surpassed the 100-yard mark with 112 yards on four receptions with two touchdowns at Penn State. Two Big Ten wideouts hauled in seven passes in Indiana's Cody Latimer (58 yards, one TD) and Michigan's Jeremy Gallon (95 yards, one TD).

Tackles: Seven conference standouts finished with 10 or more tackles, led by Indiana's Mark Murphy and the Northwestern tandem of Chi Ariguzo and Damien Proby with 11 defensive stops each. Four Big Ten players posted 10 tackles in Michigan's James Ross III, the Penn State pair of Glenn Carson and Mike Hull and Wisconsin's Chris Borland.

Tackles for Loss: Nine Big Ten defenders recorded two or more tackles for loss (TFLs), led by 2.5 sacks for Penn State's C.J. Olaniyan against nationally ranked Michigan. Eight Big Ten standouts posted two TFLs - the Michigan duo of Frank Clark (two sacks) and Chris Wormley (one sack), Michigan State's Denicos Allen, Nebraska's Randy Gregory (two sacks), Northwestern's Damien Proby (one sack), the Penn State tandem of Mike Hull and DaQuan Jones and Wisconsin's Ethan Armstrong (one sack).

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