Week 12 Stat Breakdown

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Rushing: Eight Big Ten rushers recorded 100 or more yards on the ground, including a pair of players surpassing 200 rushing yards - Ohio State's Carlos Hyde with 246 yards and four touchdowns at Illinois and Wisconsin's James White with 205 yards and one score against Indiana. Two more Badgers surpassed the 100-yard mark in Melvin Gordon (146 yards, 1 TD) and Corey Clement (108 yards, 2 TDs) and were joined in the century club by the Buckeyes' Braxton Miller (184 yards, 1 TD), Michigan State's Jeremy Langford (151 yards, 3 TDs), Penn State's Zach Zwinak (149 yards, 3 TDs) and Nebraska's Ameer Abdullah (123 yards).

Passing: Four Big Ten signal callers threw for more than 200 yards, led by Illinois' Nathan Scheelhaase with 288 passing yards and two touchdowns against Ohio State. Other Big Ten 200-yard passers were Michigan's Devin Gardner (226 yards, 1 TD), Purdue's Danny Etling (223 yards, 1 TD) and Penn State's Christian Hackenberg (212 yards, 1 TD).

Receiving: Three Big Ten players caught eight or more passes or totaled 100 or more receiving yards, led by Michigan's Jeremy Gallon with 10 catches for 115 yards at Northwestern. Illinois' Steve Hull hauled in eight passes for 105 yards with one score, while Penn State's Allen Robinson recorded eight receptions for 98 yards.

Tackles: Twelve conference standouts finished with 10 or more tackles, led by two players in the Illinois-Ohio State game - the Buckeyes' Ryan Shazier with 16 defensive stops and the Illini's Zane Petty with 15 tackles. Indiana's Clyde Newton and Ohio State's C.J. Barnett both posted 14 defensive stops while Michigan's James Ross III and Northwestern's Traveon Henry recorded 13 tackles each. The Wildcats' Damien Proby added 11 stops, while five other players registered 10 tackles.
 
Tackles for Loss: Six Big Ten defenders recorded 2.0 or more tackles for loss (TFLs), led by Ohio State's Ryan Shazier with 3.5 TFLs, including 1.5 sacks. Fellow-Buckeye Joey Bosa (2.5 sacks) and Penn State's Adrian Amos (1.5 sacks) both posted 2.5 TFLs while the Nebraska duo of Ciante Evans (1 sack) and David Santos and Northwestern's Traveon Henry collected 2.0 TFLs each.

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