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WEEKLY RELEASE - OCTOBER 21, 2013

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BIG TEN FOOTBALL

2013 CONFERENCE & OVERALL STANDINGS
LEGENDS DIVISION
1. Michigan State Nebraska 3. Michigan 4. Minnesota Iowa 6. Northwestern Conference Games W-L PCT H A Div. 3-0 1.000 2-0 1-0 1-0 2-0 1.000 1-0 1-0 0-0 2-1 .667 2-0 0-1 1-0 1-2 .333 0-1 1-1 1-2 1-2 .333 0-1 1-1 1-1 0-3 .000 0-2 0-1 0-1 Strk W4 W8 W1 W1 L2 L3 W-L 6-1 5-1 6-1 5-2 4-3 4-3 PCT .857 .833 .857 .714 .571 .571 All Games H A 5-0 1-1 4-1 1-0 5-0 1-1 3-1 2-1 2-2 2-1 3-2 1-1 N Top 25^ 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-1 0-0 1-0 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-1 Strk W3 W3 W1 W1 L2 L3

TOP STORIES
• Buckeyes top the Leaders Division, while Spartans and Huskers tied atop the Legends Division. • Ohio State carries the nation’s longest active winning streak with 19 triumphs. • Michigan and Michigan State become bowl eligible following weekend wins. • Michigan’s Gallon establishes Big Ten record, second-most receiving yards in FBS history. • Ohio State’s Meyer becomes first coach in college football history to win 20 straight games three times.

LEADERS DIVISION
1. Ohio State 2. Wisconsin 3. Penn State* 4. Indiana 5. Illinois Purdue W-L 3-0 3-1 1-1 1-2 0-2 0-3 Conference Games PCT H A Div. 1.000 2-0 1-0 1-0 .750 2-0 1-1 2-1 .500 1-0 0-1 0-1 .333 1-0 0-2 1-0 .000 0-1 0-1 0-1 .000 0-1 0-2 0-1 Strk W11 W2 W1 L2 L16 L3 W-L 7-0 5-2 4-2 3-4 3-3 1-6 All Games PCT H A 1.000 5-0 2-0 .714 4-0 1-2 .667 3-1 0-1 .429 3-2 0-2 .500 3-1 0-1 .143 1-3 0-3 N Top 25^ Strk 0-0 2-0 W19 0-0 1-1 W2 1-0 1-0 W1 0-0 0-1 L2 0-1 0-3 L2 0-0 0-3 L5

• Michigan’s Gibbons, Northwestern’s Budzien stand atop the Big Ten’s consecutive extra points chart.

^ AP or USA Today * Ineligible for postseason play

SATURDAY, OCT. 26 #25/21/23 NEBRASKA at MINNESOTA Noon - ESPN NORTHWESTERN at IOWA Noon - BTN MICHIGAN STATE at ILLINOIS 3:30 p.m. - ABC (regional), ESPN2 (outer-market) PENN STATE at #4/4/4 OHIO STATE 8 p.m. - ABC Byes: INDIANA, #24/23/22 MICHIGAN, PURDUE, #22/24/24 WISCONSIN Rankings: AP/USA Today/Harris All times are ET

WEEK 9 SCHEDULE

BIG TEN. BIG NEWS.
Breaking Down the Legends Division: Three teams carry winning records within the Legends Division, including two with perfect marks in conference play. Michigan State and Nebraska are undefeated in Big Ten competition, with the Spartans owning a 3-0 mark and Nebraska a 2-0 ledger. Michigan State travels to Illinois, while Nebraska opens division play at Minnesota this Saturday. Michigan is third in the division race at 2-1 and has a bye this week. The Wolverines will return to action on Nov. 2 when they head to Michigan State. Minnesota and Iowa are tied for fourth in the division standings with match ing 1-2 Big Ten marks. A Look at the Leaders Division Race: Two programs carry three conference wins and are atop the Leaders Division standings. Ohio State knocked off Iowa last Saturday to maintain its unblemished record, moving to 3-0. Wisconsin, which has a bye on Saturday, trails by one-half game in the standings at 3-1, but the Buckeyes hold the head-to-head tiebreaker over the Badgers following the meeting in Columbus earlier this season. After a bye last Saturday, Penn State is third in the division with a 1-1 conference record and plays at Ohio State on Saturday. Indiana is fourth with a 1-2 Big Ten mark and has a bye this weekend. Continuing the Streak: Ohio State extended the nation’s longest active winning streak to 19 games last Saturday, the second-longest stretch in program history and equaling the 19 straight triumphs during the 2005-06 and 2002-03 sea sons. The 19 victories rank as the eighth-longest stretch in Big Ten annals. Conference programs have combined for seven stretches of at least 20 or more wins, with the 1901-03 Michigan squads holding the conference record of 29 consecutive victories. The Buckeyes are now 7-0 on the season and one of just 10 teams around the country still boasting a perfect record and one of six who have won their first seven games.

WEEK 8 RESULTS
SATURDAY, OCT. 19 MINNESOTA def. NORTHWESTERN, 20-17 MICHIGAN STATE def. PURDUE, 14-0 #4/3/4 OHIO STATE def. IOWA, 34-24 #rv/24/24 MICHIGAN def. INDIANA, 63-47 #25/rv/rv WISCONSIN def. ILLINOIS, 56-32 Byes: #rv/21/23 NEBRASKA, PENN STATE Rankings: AP/USA Today/Harris

BIG TEN MEDAL OF HONOR 100TH ANNIVERSARY SPOTLIGHT Penn State’s John Urschel
Urschel, who claimed the Big Ten Medal of Honor last May, was a first-team All-Big Ten honoree in 2012, starting all 12 games at right tackle and helping the Nittany Lions lead the Big Ten in total offense during the conference season. A candidate for the 2013 National Football Foundation National Scholar-Athlete Award, he earned his bachelor’s degree in less than three years on campus. He earned his first master’s degree last May and is currently working on his second master’s. This semester, he is teaching Integral Vector Calculus and researching multigrid methods and computational mathematics.

B1G Moments in Rose Bowl History

Jan. 2, 1967 Purdue 14 USC 13

Thanks to two touchdowns from fullback Perry Williams, Purdue carried a 14-7 lead into the fourth quarter against USC. The Trojans scored with 2:28 remaining in the game and elected to go for the two-point conversion. The attempt was intercepted by George Catavolos, securing the Boilermaker win in their first postseason game.

HONORING LEGENDS. BUILDING LEADERS. Big Ten schools have produced more than 1,450 Academic All-Americans, more than any other conference, including 46 in the last academic year.

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BIG TEN. BIG NEWS.
Debuting in the BCS: The initial Bowl Championship Series (BCS) standings of the 2013 season feature three Big Ten teams - No. 4 Ohio State, No. 22 Michigan and No. 24 Nebraska. The Buckeyes make their 77th appearance in the BCS poll, which ranks seventh among all teams. OSU cracks the BCS standings for the first time since the 2010 campaign, and rate among the top four for the first time since ending the 2007 season rated No. 1 overall. The Wolverines have now appeared in 76 BCS standings, which rates eighth among all schools, after ending last season at No. 18 in the final BCS poll on Dec. 2. The Cornhuskers make their 63rd appearance in the BCS rankings after wrapping up last year at No. 16. Record-Setting Day in Ann Arbor: Last Saturday’s Indiana-Michigan contest, a 63-47 Wolverine win, featured some of the best offensive performances in Big Ten history. Receiver Jeremy Gallon recorded the most productive day in conference annals, totaling 369 receiving yards to shatter the previous conference record of 301 yards set by Purdue’s Chris Daniels in 1999. Gallon’s yardage is the second-highest total in Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) history, averaging 26.4 yards per catch in the win. Wolverine quarterback Devin Gardner set a program record with 503 passing yards, while his 584 yards of total offense is one yard shy of the Big Ten record. Gardner’s total offensive yardage and Gallon’s receiving yards are single-game highs in the FBS this season. The 110 combined points mark the third-highest single-game total in Big Ten history, while the game’s 17 scoring drives averaged just 2:06. Bowl Eligibility: Michigan and Michigan State reached the six-win mark to join Ohio State as bowl-eligible teams, while three others could reach the standard with another victory. The Wolverines became eligible for their 43rd postseason appearance in program history and fourth consecutive. The Spartans earned bowl eligibility for a program-record seventh straight season and 24th time overall. Meanwhile, Minnesota, Nebraska and Wisconsin are within one win of reaching the six-win landmark. The Badgers have a bye this weekend, while the Huskers and Gophers will meet in Minneapolis on Saturday. In the Division: Three of the four conference matchups on Saturday will be divisional showdowns, including two contests within the Legends Division. Nebraska travels to Minnesota, with the winner earning bowl eligibility, and Northwestern heads to Iowa. The Huskers are the final conference team to open division play and begin a four-game stretch against division foes, while the Gophers will compete in their fourth consecutive intra-division game. Iowa takes on its third division foe of the season, while Northwestern faces its second of five straight Legends Division teams. In the Leaders Division, Penn State heads to Ohio State for each team’s second division contest of the season. The Buckeyes begin a stretch of four straight division contests, while the Nittany Lions open a two-game stretch against division foes. That’s a First: Ohio State coach Urban Meyer made history in guiding the Buckeyes to victory last Saturday. Meyer won 20 straight games for the third time in his career, becoming the only coach in college football history to achieve the feat. He is among a group of nine coaches in history with multiple 20-game win streaks, including Walter Camp, George Woodruff, Fielding Yost, Robert Neyland, Bud Wilkinson, Barry Switzer, Joe Paterno and Tom Osborne. Meyer won 22 straight games while coaching at Florida during the 2008-09 seasons and won 20 consecutive from 2003-05 while at the helm of Utah and Florida. His current streak began in his final game at Florida in 2010 and into his 19-0 start with the Buckeyes. Meyer’s .842 overall winning percentage (123-23) is tops among active coaches with at least 10 years of headcoaching experience. They’re Automatic: Two active conference kickers hold the top spots on the Big Ten’s alltime consecutive extra points list, having recently surpassed the previous conference record. Michigan’s Brendan Gibbons holds the conference’s all-time mark with 136 straight conversions, while Northwestern’s Jeff Budzien is second all-time, having converted on each of his 127 career extra point attempts. The previous conference record was held by Michigan’s J.D. Carlson, who connected on 126 straight from 1989-91.

BIG TEN PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
Offensive Player of the Week Jeremy Gallon, Michigan Sr., WR, Apopka, Fla./Apopka • Established a Big Ten record with 369 receiving yards, the second-most in Football Bowl Subdivision history, in Michigan’s victory over Indiana • Broke the Big Ten’s previous mark of 301 yards set by Purdue’s Chris Daniels in 1999 • Caught a career-high 14 passes for an average of 26.4 yards per catch, scoring two touchdowns as the Wolverines posted a school-record 751 yards of total offense • Scored on touchdown catches of 21 and 50 yards, two of his six plays that went for more than 20 yards on the day • Records his second career weekly honor and second this season • Last Michigan Offensive Player of the Week: Jeremy Gallon (Sept. 9, 2013) Defensive Player of the Week Max Bullough, Michigan State Sr., LB, Traverse City, Mich./St. Francis • Recorded 10 tackles, including two for loss and a sack, and forced a fumble in Michigan State’s shutout against Purdue, the Spartans’ first shutout of a conference foe since 1999 • Had a hand in the Spartans’ first score of the game, recording a sack and a forced fumble in the second quarter, resulting in a 45-yard Denicos Allen touchdown return • Posted double-digit tackles for the seventh time in his career as the Spartan defense allowed just 226 total yards • Claims his first career Defensive Player of the Week honor • Last Michigan State Defensive Player of the Week: Darqueze Dennard (Oct. 6, 2013) Special Teams Player of the Week Mitch Ewald, Indiana Sr., K, Naperville, Ill./Waubonsie Valley • Chipped in 11 points as Indiana scored 40 or more points for the fourth time this season, finishing with 47 on the road against Michigan • Closed out the first half with a 50-yard field goal, becoming the first Hoosier to convert a 50-yarder since 2002 • Also converted from 23 yards out and was successful on all five extra point attempts • Claims his second career Special Teams Player of the Week honor and first since his freshman season • Last Indiana Special Teams Player of the Week: Mitch Ewald (Nov. 29, 2010) Freshman of the Week Desmond King, Iowa DB, Detroit, Mich./East English Village • Totaled a career-best 12 tackles, including 10 solo stops, in the Hawkeyes road contest against Ohio State • Was part of an Iowa defense that held the Buckeyes to more than 12 points below their season average • Ranks second among all Big Ten freshmen in tackles, averaging nearly six stops per contest • Wins his first career weekly award • Last Iowa Freshman of the Week: N/A

BIG TEN COACHING RECORDS
Coach, School LEGENDS DIVISION Kirk Ferentz, IOWA Brady Hoke, MICH Mark Dantonio, MSU Jerry Kill, MINN Bo Pelini, NEB Pat Fitzgerald, NU LEADERS DIVISION Tim Beckman, ILL Kevin Wilson, IND Urban Meyer, OSU Bill O’Brien, PSU Darrell Hazell, PUR Gary Andersen, WIS Career (Yrs) 116-98 (18th) 72-58 (11th) 75-46 (10th) 141-91 (20th) 54-21 (6th) 54-42 (8th) 26-29 (5th) 8-23 (3rd) 123-23 (12th) 12-6 (2nd) 17-16 (3rd) 35-33 (6th) At School (Yrs) 104-77 (15th) 25-8 (3rd) 57-29 (7th) 14-18 (3rd) 54-21 (6th) 54-42 (8th) 5-13 (2nd) 8-23 (3rd) 19-0 (2nd) 12-6 (2nd) 1-6 (1st) 5-2 (1st) Big Ten Only 60-55 14-5 33-18 5-14 14-4 26-33 0-10 3-16 11-0 7-3 0-3 3-1

HONORING LEGENDS. BUILDING LEADERS. Eight Big Ten standouts were named candidates for the 2013 National Football Foundation National Scholar-Athlete Awards and semifinalists for the William V. Campbell Trophy, recognizing the nation’s absolute best scholar-athlete.

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NON-CONFERENCE SCHEDULE
(Number in parenthesis indicates total times a Big Ten team will face an opponent from this conference.) American (5) Central Florida 0-1 Cincinnati (2) 1-1 Connecticut 1-0 South Florida 1-0 ACC (2) Syracuse (2) Big 12 (1) Iowa State Colonial (1) Maine Conference USA (1) Southern Miss Independent (6) BYU Navy New Mexico State Notre Dame (3) MAC (13) Akron Bowling Green Buffalo Central Michigan Eastern Michigan Kent State Massachusetts Miami (Ohio) Northern Illinois (2) Western Michigan (3) MEAC (1) Florida A&M Missouri Valley (7) Indiana State (2) Missouri State South Dakota State Southern Illinois Western Illinois Youngstown State Mountain West (4) San Diego State San Jose State UNLV Wyoming Ohio Valley (1) Tennessee Tech Pac-12 (5) Arizona State California (2) UCLA Washington SEC (1) Missouri 2-0 1-0 1-0 1-0 0-0 0-1 1-0 1-2 1-0 1-0 1-0 1-0 1-0 1-0 1-0 1-0 0-2 3-0 1-0 2-0 1-0 1-0 1-0 1-0 1-0 1-0 1-0 1-0 1-0 1-0 0-1 2-0 0-1 0-1 0-1

BIG TEN NCAA STAT LEADERS
TEAM RANKINGS
Rk. 7. 10. 11. 18. Rk. 9. 10. 20. 21. Rk. 9. 10. 11. 28. Rk. 9. 24. 26. Rk. 11. 18. 22. Rk. 3. 6. 29. 30. Rk. 13. 14. 29. Rk. 17. 27. 30. Rk. 18. 21. 30. Scoring Offense Ohio State Nebraska Indiana Michigan Wisconsin Total Offense Indiana Wisconsin Ohio State Nebraska Rushing Offense Wisconsin Nebraska Ohio State Minnesota Passing Offense Indiana Illinois Penn State Avg. 45.0 42.7 42.4 42.4 39.9 Avg. 514.0 513.6 493.1 490.2 Avg. 296.9 284.8 279.6 210.1 Avg. 342.7 287.7 283.7 Rk. 8. 12. 14. 26. 28. 29. Rk. 4. 6. 19. 22. Rk. 1. 6. 12. 15. 17. 29. Passing Efficiency Offense Avg. Ohio State 163.90 Michigan 157.30 Illinois 157.16 Nebraska 152.28 Wisconsin 150.18 Indiana 149.86 Scoring Defense Michigan State Wisconsin Iowa Ohio State Total Defense Michigan State Wisconsin Iowa Ohio State Penn State Michigan Avg. 13.6 15.9 19.3 19.9 Avg. 228.0 285.0 319.3 333.1 335.3 355.3 Rk. 1. 17. 24. Rk. 1. 5. 7. 10. 16. 21. 26. Passing Efficiency Defense Avg. Michigan State 88.41 Wisconsin 108.93 Iowa 114.32 Rushing Defense Michigan State Wisconsin Ohio State Michigan Iowa Penn State Minnesota Avg. 59.1 87.6 92.4 99.9 114.9 117.7 123.4 Total 13 11 11 9

Rk. Interceptions 3. Northwestern 9. Nebraska Michigan 23. Iowa

INDIVIDUAL RANKINGS
All-Purpose Yards Per Game Avg. Ameer Abdullah, NEB 158.8 Melvin Gordon, WIS 145.3 Akeem Hunt, PUR 136.4 Rushing Yds Per Game Melvin Gordon, WIS Ameer Abdullah, NEB Mark Weisman, IOWA James White, WIS Pass Efficiency Devin Gardner, MICH Nathan Scheelhaase, ILL Joel Stave, WIS Avg. 144.6 136.0 96.6 96.0 Rating 159.6 158.0 151.0 Rk. 19. 28. Rk. 9. 10. 17. 28. Passing TDs Nate Sudfeld, IND Devin Garnder, MICH Kenny Guiton, OSU Joel Stave, WIS Total 14 13 13 13 Rk. Total Tackles Avg. 8. Jonathan Brown, ILL 11.9 20. Anthony Hitchens, IOWA 10.9 Rk. 3. 6. 17. 29. Rk. 6. 7. 9. 23. 26. Rk. 1. 11. 25. Interceptions Per Game Avg. Stanley Jean-Baptiste, NEB 0.7 Blake Countess, MICH 0.6 Ibraheim Campbell, NU 0.6 Ciante Evans, NEB 0.5 B.J. Lowery, IOWA 0.4 James Morris, IOWA 0.4 Sojourn Shelton, MSU 0.4 Kickoff Returns V’Angelo Bentley, ILL Marcus Jones, MINN Kenny Bell, NEB Akeem Hunt, PUR Dontre Wilson, OSU Punt Returns K. Martin-Manley, IOWA Corey Brown, OSU Jesse Della Valle, PSU Avg. 30.8 30.8 30.1 26.4 25.8 Avg. 25.8 14.4 10.7

Receiving Yds Per Game Avg. Jeremy Gallon, MICH 118.7 Allen Robinson, PSU 117.5 Jared Abbrederis, WIS 107.4 Cody Latimer, IND 91.4 Avg. 1.8 1.7 Avg. 9.4 9.4 9.3 9.0 8.9

Rk. Field Goals Per Game 8. Sam Ficken, PSU 14. Jeff Budzien, NU Rk. 19. 24. 26. 28. Scoring Melvin Gordon, WIS Fitz Toussaint, MICH Sam Ficken, PSU Brendan Gibbons, MICH Jeff Budzien, NU

Passing Yds Per Game Avg. Christian Hackenberg, PSU 278.7 Nathan Scheelhaase, ILL 257.7 Devin Gardner, MICH 254.1 Punting Cody Webster, PUR Peter Mortell, MINN Mike Sadler, MSU Avg. 43.9 43.6 42.8

WEEKLY COACHES TELECONFERENCE
The Big Ten Conference football coaches weekly media teleconferences are held on Tuesdays from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. CT and continue through November 26. The calls are available for playback roughly two hours following the conclusion of each call through Thursday of each week. Calls will also be archived online at bigten.org. Contact the Big Ten Communications office for the phone number and weekly passcode. The coaches order on each call is as follows. All times are CT. 11:00 a.m. - Brady Hoke, Michigan 11:10 a.m. - Gary Andersen, Wisconsin 11:20 a.m. - Bo Pelini, Nebraska 11:30 a.m. - Mark Dantonio, Michigan State 11:40 a.m. - Kirk Ferentz, Iowa 11:50 a.m. - Jerry Kill, Minnesota 12:00 p.m. - Tim Beckman, Illinois 12:10 p.m. - Darrell Hazell, Purdue 12:20 p.m. - Bill O’Brien, Penn State 12:30 p.m. - Pat Fitzgerald, Northwestern 12:40 p.m. - Urban Meyer, Ohio State 12:50 p.m. - Kevin Wilson, Indiana

2013 NO PLAYS
LEGENDS DIVISION School Does Not Play: Iowa Illinois, Indiana, Penn State Michigan Illinois, Purdue, Wisconsin Michigan State Ohio State, Penn State, Wisconsin Minnesota Illinois, Ohio State, Purdue Nebraska Indiana, Ohio State, Wisconsin Northwestern Indiana, Penn State, Purdue School Illinois Indiana Ohio State Penn State Purdue Wisconsin LEADERS DIVISION Does Not Play: Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota Iowa, Nebraska, Northwestern Michigan State, Minnesota, Nebraska Iowa, Michigan State, Northwestern Michigan, Minnesota, Northwestern Michigan, Michigan State, Nebraska

Combined non-conference record 36-11

HONORING LEGENDS. BUILDING LEADERS. Almost 1,400 Big Ten student-athletes and coaches have participated in the Olympics, winning at least 460 medals, including nearly 250 gold.

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BIG TEN IN THE NATIONAL RANKINGS - OCT. 19
ASSOCIATED PRESS
Team (1st Place Votes) 1 Alabama (55) 2 Oregon (3) 3 Florida State (2) 4 OHIO STATE 5 Missouri 6 Baylor 7 Miami (Fla.) 8 Stanford 9 Clemson 10 Texas Tech 11 Auburn 12 UCLA 13 LSU 14 Texas A&M 15 Fresno State 16 Virginia Tech 17 Oklahoma 18 Louisville 19 Oklahoma State 20 South Carolina 21 UCF 22 WISCONSIN 23 Northern Illinois 24 MICHIGAN 25 NEBRASKA Record 7-0 7-0 6-0 7-0 7-0 6-0 6-0 6-1 6-1 7-0 6-1 5-1 6-2 5-2 6-0 6-1 6-1 6-1 5-1 5-2 5-1 5-2 7-0 6-1 5-1 PTS 1,495 1,427 1,395 1,309 1,197 1,189 1,130 1,118 927 904 867 832 739 683 550 509 501 428 382 381 345 258 220 169 117 Prev. 1 2 5 4 14 12 10 13 3 16 24 9 6 7 17 19 18 8 21 11 NR 25 23 NR NR

USA TODAY COACHES
Team (1st Place Votes) 1 Alabama (57) 2 Oregon (4) 3 Florida State (1) 4 OHIO STATE 5 Baylor 6 Miami (Fla.) 7 Missouri 8 Stanford 9 Texas Tech 10 Clemson 11 UCLA 12 Oklahoma 13 Oklahoma State LSU 15 Texas A&M 16 Louisville 17 Auburn 18 Fresno State 19 Virginia Tech 20 South Carolina 21 NEBRASKA 22 Northern Illinois 23 MICHIGAN 24 WISCONSIN 25 UCF Record 7-0 7-0 6-0 7-0 6-0 6-0 7-0 6-1 7-0 6-1 5-1 6-1 5-1 6-2 5-2 6-1 6-1 6-0 6-1 5-2 5-1 7-0 6-1 5-2 5-1 PTS 1,544 1,482 1,410 1,382 1,252 1,255 1,184 1,117 981 913 710 695 688 688 622 571 537 532 499 468 385 298 268 195 151 Prev. 1 2 5 3 12 12 14 13 15 4 10 18 17 8 7 6 NR 19 20 9 21 23 24 NR NR

Others Receiving Votes: Arizona State 108, Notre Dame 82, Oregon State 79, MICHIGAN STATE 73, Georgia 30, Ole Miss 27, Florida 17, Utah 4, Washington 4, Texas 2, Ball State 1, BYU 1.

Others Receiving Votes: MICHIGAN STATE 102, Oregon State 91, Notre Dame 62, Arizona State 51, Georgia 37, Ole Miss 17, Texas 11, Houston 6, Florida 4, BYU 3, Ball State 1, Boise State 1, La.-Lafayette 1, Rutgers 1, Tennessee.

HARRIS INTERACTIVE
Team (1st Place Votes) 1 Alabama (95) 2 Oregon (8) 3 Florida State (2) 4 OHIO STATE 5 Baylor 6 Missouri 7 Miami (Fla.) 8 Stanford 9 Texas Tech 10 Clemson 11 UCLA 12 LSU 13 Texas A&M 14 Oklahoma 15 Auburn 16 Louisville 17 Oklahoma State 18 Fresno State 19 Virginia Tech 20 South Carolina 21 Northern Illinois 22 MICHIGAN 23 NEBRASKA 24 WISCONSIN 25 UCF Record 7-0 7-0 6-0 7-0 6-0 7-0 6-0 6-1 7-0 6-1 5-1 6-2 5-2 6-1 6-1 6-1 5-1 6-0 6-1 5-2 7-0 6-1 5-1 5-2 5-1 PTS 2,615 2,520 2,401 2,321 2,038 2,026 2,008 1,952 1,662 1,616 1,323 1,212 1,177 1,110 1,105 1,046 951 920 841 673 518 415 414 281 238 Prev. 1 2 5 4 13 14 10 12 15 3 9 8 7 17 NR 6 19 18 20 11 22 24 23 NR NR

BOWL CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES
Team (1st Place Votes) 1 Alabama 2 Florida State 3 Oregon 4 OHIO STATE 5 Missouri 6 Stanford 7 Miami (Fla.) 8 Baylor 9 Clemson 10 Texas Tech 11 Auburn 12 UCLA 13 LSU 14 Virginia Tech 15 Oklahoma 16 Texas A&M 17 Fresno State 18 Northern Illinois 19 Oklahoma State 20 Louisville 21 South Carolina 22 MICHIGAN 23 UCF 24 NEBRASKA 25 Oregon State Record 7-0 6-0 7-0 7-0 7-0 6-1 6-0 6-0 6-1 7-0 6-1 5-1 6-2 5-2 6-1 5-2 6-0 7-0 5-1 6-1 5-2 6-1 5-1 5-1 6-1 AVG. .9841 .9348 .9320 .8553 .8219 .7414 .7200 .7120 .6249 .6220 .5058 .4807 .4552 .4408 .4204 .3666 .3379 .3032 .2687 .2556 .2161 .1637 .1394 .1354 .1042 Final ‘12 2 12 4 NR NR 6 NR NR 14 NR NR 17 8 NR 11 9 NR 15 NR 21 10 18 NR 16 13

Others Receiving Votes: MICHIGAN STATE 196, Oregon State 168, Arizona State 124, Georgia 113, Notre Dame 61, Florida 30, Ole Miss 21, Texas 14, Ball State 8, Houston 4, Washington 2, Boise State 1.

HONORING LEGENDS. BUILDING LEADERS. The Big Ten and Ivy League are the only conferences with four top-10 undergraduate programs in the fields of business and engineering according to the U.S. News and World Report in 2013.

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2013 BIG TEN PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
Date Offensive Defensive Special Teams Freshman 9-2 Nathan Scheelhaase, QB, ILL Collin Ellis, LB, NU Sam Ficken, K, PSU Christian Hackenberg, QB, PSU 9-9 Jeremy Gallon, WR, MICH Shilique Calhoun DL, MSU Marcus Jones, PR, MINN Corey Clement, RB, WIS Akeem Hunt, KR, PUR 9-16 Kenny Guiton, QB, OSU Ryan Shazier, LB, OSU Justin DuVernois, P, ILL Christian Hackenberg, QB, PSU 9-23 Kenny Guiton, QB, OSU B.J. Lowery, DB, IOWA Kevonte Martin-Manley, PR, IOWA Mitch Leidner, QB, MINN Melvin Gordon, RB, WIS 9-30 Braxton Miller, QB, OSU James Morris, LB, IOWA Cameron Johnston, P, OSU Aaron Bailey, QB, ILL 10-6 Ameer Abdullah, RB, NEB Darqueze Dennard, CB, MSU Bradley Roby, CB, OSU Joey Bosa, DE, OSU Carlos Hyde, RB, OSU 10-13 Jeremy Langford, RB, MSU C.J. Olaniyan, DE, PSU Mike Sadler, P, MSU Christian Hackenberg, QB, PSU 10-20 Jeremy Gallon, WR, MICH Max Bullough, LB, MSU Mitch Ewald, K, IND Desmond King, DB, IOWA

BIG TEN FOOTBALL MEDIA CONTACTS
LEGENDS DIVISION Iowa Steve Roe steven-roe@uiowa.edu Phone: (319) 335-9411 Michigan Justin Dickens dickensj@umich.edu Phone: (734) 763-4423 Michigan State John Lewandowski lewski@ath.msu.edu Phone: (517) 355-2271 Minnesota Paul Rovnak psrovnak@umn.edu Phone: (612) 625-9379 Nebraska Keith Mann kmann@huskers.com Phone: (402) 472-2263 Northwestern Paul Kennedy pkennedy@northwestern.edu Phone: (847) 467-2028 LEADERS DIVISION Illinois Kent Brown kwbrown3@illinois.edu Derek Neal drneal@illinois.edu Phone: (217) 333-1391 Indiana Jeff Keag jkeag@indiana.edu Phone: (812) 855-6209 Ohio State Jerry Emig emig.2@osu.edu Phone: (614) 247-7023 Penn State Jeff Nelson jtn4@psu.edu Phone: (814) 865-1757 Purdue Matt Rector rector@purdue.edu Phone: (765) 494-3196 Wisconsin Brian Lucas bml@athletics.wisc.edu Phone: (608) 262-1811

2013 WEEK BY WEEK ATTENDANCE
Games Aug. 29-31 9 Sept. 7 11 Sepr. 14 8 Sept. 21 8 Sept. 28 4 Oct. 5 5 Oct. 12 4 Oct. 19 5 Oct. 26 Nov. 2 Nov. 9 Nov. 16 Nov. 23 Nov. 29-30 TOTAL 54 ALL GAMES Total Average 649,375 72,153 794,051 72,186 541,323 67,665 561,760 70,220 258,346 64,587 360,017 72,003 310,313 77,578 370,230 74,046 Sellout 3 3 2 3 2 3 2 2 CONFERENCE GAMES Games Total Average Sellout -- -- -- --- -- -- --- -- -- -1 80,772 80,772 1 2 157,208 78,604 2 5 360,017 72,003 3 4 310,313 77,578 2 5 370,230 74,046 2

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BIG TEN IN THE POLLS
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HONORING LEGENDS. BUILDING LEADERS. Based on the most recent federal graduation rate average, Big Ten student-athletes graduated at 71 percent, while the graduation rate for all Division I student-athletes was 64 percent.

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BIG TEN CAREER RECORDS
Total Offense 12,692 Brees, PUR 11,790 Weber, MINN 11,576 Basanez, NU 11,511 Painter, PUR 11,364 Randle El, IND 10,745 Robinson, MICH 10,594 Williams, ILL 10,254 Long, IOWA 10,078 Martinez, NEB# 9,653 Orton, PUR Total Offensive Plays 1,992 Weber, MINN 1,975 Basanez, NU 1,931 Brees, PUR 1,917 Randle El, IND 1,873 Painter, PUR 1,773 Williams, ILL 1,614 Williams, NU 1,607 Orton, PUR 1,567 Henne, MICH 1,531 Scheelhaase, ILL 1,505 Martinez, NEB# Rushing Yards by a QB 4,495 Robinson, MICH 3,895 Randle El, IND 2,948 Martinez, NEB# 2,557 Williams, ILL 2,321 Miller, OSU 2,176 Leach, MICH 2,150 Foggie, MINN 2,080 Greene, OSU 1,954 Colter, NU 1,865 Scheelhaase, ILL 1997-00 2007-10 2002-05 2005-08 1998-01 2009-12 2006-09 1981-85 20102001-04 2007-10 2002-05 1997-00 1998-01 2005-08 2006-09 1990-93 2001-04 2004-07 201020102009-12 1998-01 20102006-09 20111975-78 1984-87 1972-75 20102010Rushing Touchdowns 77 Ball, WIS 71 Dayne, WIS 68 Thompson, IND 56 Johnson, OSU 55 Thomas, MICH 48 Sheets, PUR 47 Wheatley, MICH 46 Byars, OSU 44 Marek, WIS George, OSU 39 White, WIS 31 Martinez, NEB# Total Touchdowns 83 Ball, WIS 71 Dayne, WIS 68 Thompson, IND 58 Johnson, OSU 56 Thomas, MICH 54 Wheatley, MICH Sheets, PUR 50 Byars, OSU 45 George, OSU 44 Marek, WIS Hill, WIS 41 White, WIS 31 Martinez, NEB# 29 Hyde, OSU Passing Yards 11,792 Brees, PUR 11,163 Painter, PUR 10,917 Weber, MINN 10,580 Basanez, NU 10,461 Long, IOWA 9,946 Herrmann, PUR 9,715 Henne, MICH 9,337 Orton, PUR 9,131 Cousins, MSU 7,119 Martinez, NEB# 2009-12 1996-99 1986-89 1973-76 1997-00 2005-08 1991-94 1982-85 1972-75 1992-95 201020102009-12 1996-99 1986-89 1973-76 1997-00 1991-94 2005-08 1982-85 1992-95 1972-75 2006-08 2010201020101997-00 2005-08 2007-10 2002-05 1981-85 1977-80 2004-07 2001-04 2008-11 2010Touchdown Passes 90 Brees, PUR 87 Henne, MICH 74 Long, IOWA 72 Navarre, MICH Weber, MINN 71 Harrmann, PUR Grbac, MICH 70 Kittner, ILL 67 Painter, PUR 66 Cousins, MSU 55 Martinez, NEB# Receptions 325 Stubblefield, PUR 292 Bryant, PUR 266 Standeford, PUR 262 Williams, ILL 252 Edwards, MICH 227 Decker, MINN 218 Cunningham, MSU 210 Bates, NU 204 Stratton, PUR 203 Orton, PUR 167 Abbrederis, WIS Reception Yards 3,788 Standeford, PUR 3,629 Stubblefield, PUR 3,548 Bryant, PUR 3,541 Edwards, MICH 3,468 Evans, WIS 3,392 Williams, ILL 3,310 Bates, NU 3,119 Decker, MINN 2,076 Carter, MICH 3,029 Alford, PUR 2,811 Abbrederis, WIS Forced Fumbles 14 Kerrigan, PUR 13 Rice, ILL Sanders, IOWA Borland, WIS 1997-00 2004-07 1981-85 200-03 2007-10 1977-80 1989-92 1998-01 2005-08 2008-11 20102001-04 2004-07 2000-03 1983-85 2001-04 2006-09 2008-11 1995-98 1998-01 2005-08 2010Interception Touchdowns 5 Fletcher, WIS 4 Wilbur, IND 3 Radcliffe, WIS Gow, ILL Woodson, PUR Knight, IOWA Weems, WIS Rose, PUR Allen, PUR Kickoff Returns 144 Stoudermire, MINN 135 Gilreath, WIS 106 Mason, MSU Williams, WIS 93 Anderson, MINN Graham, IND 88 Bryant, PUR 84 Simmons, NU Owens, WIS 83 Mark, NU Kickoff Return Yards 3,615 Stoudermire, MINN 3,025 Gilreath, WIS 2,575 Mason, MSU 2,349 Williams, WIS 2,125 Bryant, PUR 2,088 Graham, IND 2,009 Thigpen, IND 1,996 Anderson, MINN 1,995 Simmons, NU 1,993 Breaston, MICH 1,919 Mark, NU Consecutive PAT Made 136 Gibbons, MICH 127 Budzien, NU 126 Carlson, MICH 119 Conway, PSU 111 Summers, PUR 1998-00 1978-82 1949-50 1972-74 1983-86 1993-96 1993-96 1996-99 20102008-12 2007-10 1993-96 2002-05 1983-86 1998-00 2004-07 2007-10 1986-89 20102008-12 2007-10 1993-96 2002-05 2004-07 1998-00 2005-08 1983-86 2007-10 2003-06 2010201120101989-91 1994-96 2006-08

2000-03 2001-04 2004-07 2001-04 1999-03 1983-85 1995-98 2006-09 1979-82 1994-97 20102007-10 1992-95 2000-03 2009-

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BIG TEN BOWL LINEUP
LITTLE CAESARS PIZZA BOWL Dec. 26, 2013 6 p.m. ET, ESPN Detroit, Mich. Big Ten vs. MAC TEXAS BOWL Dec. 27, 2013 6 p.m. ET, ESPN Houston, Texas Big Ten vs. Big 12 BUFFALO WILD WINGS BOWL Dec. 28, 2013 10:15 p.m. ET, ESPN Tempe, Ariz. Big Ten vs. Big 12 HEART OF DALLAS BOWL Jan. 1, 2014 Noon ET, ESPNU Dallas, Texas Big Ten vs. C-USA TAXSLAYER.COM GATOR BOWL Jan. 1, 2014 Noon ET, ESPN2 Jacksonville, Fla. Big Ten vs. SEC OUTBACK BOWL Jan. 1, 2014 1 p.m. ET, ESPN Tampa, Fla. Big Ten vs. SEC CAPITAL ONE BOWL Jan. 1, 2014 1 p.m. ET, ABC Orlando, Fla. Big Ten vs. SEC ROSE BOWL GAME Jan. 1, 2014 5:10 p.m. ET, ESPN Pasadena, Calif. Big Ten vs. Pac-12/BCS

2013-14 Big Ten Bowl Selection Order:
First Selection: Rose Bowl Game/BCS Second Selection: Capital One Bowl Third Selection: Outback Bowl Fourth Selection: Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl Fifth Selection: TaxSlayer.com Gator Bowl Sixth Selection: Texas Bowl Seventh Selection: Heart of Dallas Bowl Eighth Selection: Little Caesars Pizza Bowl

HONORING LEGENDS. BUILDING LEADERS. Since its inception, Big Ten programs have combined to win more than 360 team national championships.

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BIG TEN PLAYERS ON PRESEASON AWARD WATCH LISTS BIG TEN AWARD WINNERS
AFCA Good Works Team (Pays tribute to the positive impact student-athletes have had on their community) C.J. Zimmerer, NEB Jeff Budzien, NU Bednarik Award (Nation’s Top Defensive Player) Jonathan Brown, ILL James Morris, IOWA Max Bullough, MSU Darqueze Dennard, MSU Ra’Shede Hageman, MINN C.J. Barnett, OSU Bradley Roby, OSU Ryan Shazier, OSU Deion Barnes, PSU Chris Borland, WIS Nagurski Trophy (Nation’s Top Defensive Player) Jonathan Brown, ILL James Morris, IOWA Max Bullough, MSU Darqueze Dennard, MSU Marcus Rush, MSU Ra’Shede Hageman, MINN Tyler Scott, NU Christian Bryant, OSU Bradley Roby, OSU Ryan Shazier, OSU Deion Barnes, PSU Ricardo Allen, PUR Chris Borland, WIS Davey O’Brien Award (Nation’s Top Quarterback) Devin Gardner, MICH Taylor Martinez, NEB Braxton Miller, OSU Doak Walker Award (Nation’s Top Running Back) Mark Weisman, IOWA Ameer Abdullah, NEB Venric Mark, NU Carlos Hyde, OSU Zach Zwinak, PSU Melvin Gordon, WIS James White, WIS Biletnikoff Award (Nation’s Top Wide Receiver) Cody Latimer, IND Jeremy Gallon, MICH Aaron Burbridge, MSU Kenny Bell, NEB Tony Jones, NU Corey Brown, OSU Devin Smith, OSU Allen Robinson, PSU Jared Abbrederis, WIS Rimington Trophy (Nation’s Top Center) Travis Jackson, MSU Cole Pensick, NEB Brandon Vitabile, NU Corey Linseley, OSU Mackey Award (Nation’s Top Tight End) Ted Bolser, IND C.J. Fiedorowicz, IOWA Devin Funchess, MICH Jeff Heuerman, OSU Kyle Carter, PSU Gabe Holmes, PUR Jacob Pedersen, WIS Lombardi Trophy (College Lineman of the Year) Anthony Hitchens, IOWA Taylor Lewan, MICH Jake Ryan, MICH Max Bullough, MSU Ra’Shede Hageman, MINN Spencer Long, NEB Jeremiah Sirles, NEB Tyler Scott, NU Brandon Vitabile, NU Andrew Norwell, OSU Ryan Shazier, OSU John Urschel, PSU Chris Borland, WIS David Gilbert, WIS Ryan Groy, WIS Outland Trophy (Nation’s Best Interior Lineman) Taylor Lewan, MICH Ra’Shede Hageman, MINN Spencer Long, NEB Jeremiah Sirles, NEB Brandon Vitabile, NU Jack Mewhort, OSU Andrew Norwell, OSU DaQuan Jones, PSU John Urschel, PSU Ryan Groy, WIS Butkus Award (Nation’s Top Linebacker) Jonathan Brown, ILL Anthony Hitchens, IOWA Christian Kirksey, IOWA James Morris, IOWA Max Bullough, MSU Ryan Shazier, OSU Glenn Carson, PSU Chris Borland, WIS Thorpe Award (Nation’s Top Defensive Back) Darqueze Dennard, MSU Isaiah Lewis, MSU Ciante Evans, NEB Ibraheim Campbell, NU C.J. Barnett, OSU Christian Bryant, OSU Bradley Roby, OSU Ricardo Allen, PUR Groza Award (Nation’s Top Placekicker) Mitch Ewald, IND Mike Meyer, IOWA Brendan Gibbons, MICH Jeff Budzien, NU Ray Guy Award (Nation’s Top Punter) Justin DuVernois, ILL Mike Sadler, MSU Cody Webster, PUR Hornung Award (Nation’s Most Versatile Player) Ameer Abdullah, NEB Venric Mark, NU Corey Brown, OSU Akeem Hunt, PUR Jared Abbrederis, WIS Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award (Top Division I Player Who Best Exhibits the On- and Off-the-Field Characteristics of Earl Campbell) Damon Bullock, IOWA Rodrick Williams, Jr., MINN Venric Mark, NU Cody Davis, PUR Senior CLASS Award (Honoring the complete student-athlete) Nathan Scheelhaase, ILL Greg Heban, IND Taylor Martinez, NEB Jack Mewhort, OSU John Urschel, PSU Chris Borland, WIS

BIG TEN AWARD SEMIFINALISTS
William V. Campbell Trophy (Nation’s Top Scholar-Athlete) Nathan Scheelhaase, ILL James Morris, IOWA Courtney Avery, MICH Max Bullough, MSU Aaron Hill, MINN Spencer Long, NEB John Urschel, PSU Rob Henry, PUR Maxwell Award (Nation’s Top Player) Mark Weisman, IOWA Devin Gardner, MICH Taylor Lewan, MICH Ameer Abdullah, NEB Taylor Martinez, NEB Venric Mark, NU Carlos Hyde, OSU Braxton Miller, OSU Zach Zwinak, PSU Melvin Gordon, WIS James White, WIS Walter Camp Award (Nation’s Top Player) Taylor Lewan, MICH Ameer Abdullah, NEB Taylor Martinez, NEB Venric Mark, NU Braxton Miller, OSU Bradley Roby, OSU

HONORING LEGENDS. BUILDING LEADERS. For the last 24 years, through the Big Ten’s SCORE (Success Comes Out of Reading Everyday) program, the conference has partnered with Chicago elementary schools to improve reading performance.

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2013 Big Ten Football Championship Game
The 2013 Big Ten Football Championship Game will kick off from Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis at 8:17 p.m. ET on December 7, 2013. The winner of the Legends Division will meet the winner of the Leaders Division, with the game’s victor earning the Big Ten Championship and a chance to play in either the Rose Bowl Game or Bowl Championship Series National Championship Game. FOX will serve as the official broadcast partner of the Big Ten Football Championship Games through 2016, and Lucas Oil Stadium will host the title games through 2015. Tickets for the 2013 Big Ten Football Championship Game are now on sale and can be purchased through Ticketmaster at www.ticketmaster.com or by calling (800) 745-3000. Similar to the 2012 season, tickets and VIP premium ticket packages can also be reserved at bigten.teamtix.com, a ticket reservation system launched by the Big Ten in partnership with Forward Market Media and BTN. Go to bigten.org for more information.

CHAMPIONSHIP GAME QUICK FACTS
Date: Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013 Time: 8:17 p.m. ET Television: FOX Site: Indianapolis, Ind. Facility: Lucas Oil Stadium Surface: FieldTurf Capacity: 67,455

Big Ten Football Awards
The Big Ten will continue to honor its past while recognizing its current standouts at the conclusion of the 2013 campaign. The Big Ten’s enhanced football awards program presents 18 individual trophies in addition to the Big Ten Championship trophy, bearing the names of one or two former standouts. The distinguished names on these football awards honor just a small sampling of the countless student-athletes and coaches who have contributed to the conference’s rich and storied history. Seventeen of the honors will be awarded immediately following the regular season, including awards for the best quarterback, running back, receiver, tight end, offensive lineman, defensive lineman, linebacker, defensive back, kicker and punter. Each of these individual position awards features the names of two former student-athletes. The Big Ten will also continue to honor the conference’s top coaches, offensive and defensive players and linemen and freshmen with end-of-year trophies. Big Ten coaches have the opportunity to claim two awards. Media voters will continue to select the Dave McClain Coach of the Year, which has been awarded since 1972, while coaches vote for the Hayes-Schembechler Coach of the Year award. The top offensive player will receive the Graham-George Offensive Player of the Year award, the best defensive player will be awarded the NagurskiWoodson Defensive Player of the Year award and the best first-year standout will receive the ThompsonRandle El Freshman of the Year award. The winner of the Big Ten Football Championship Game will receive the Amos Alonzo Stagg Championship Trophy, while the most outstanding player in the game will be awarded the Grange-Griffin Championship Game MVP award. The conference also created two postcollegiate awards - the Ford-Kinnick Leadership Award and the Dungy-Thompson Humanitarian Award. The full list of awards, along with a breakdown of the former standouts appearing in each award’s name, appears to the right.
NAME OF AWARD NAMED FOR Championship Game Awards Amos Alonzo Stagg Championship Trophy Amos Alonzo Stagg, Chicago Grange-Griffin Championship Game MVP Harold Edward "Red" Grange, Illinois (media vote only) Archie Griffin, Ohio State Postcollegiate Awards (vote by school administrators) Ford-Kinnick Leadership Award Gerald R. Ford, Michigan Nile Kinnick, Iowa Dungy-Thompson Humanitarian Award Tony Dungy, Minnesota Anthony Thompson, Indiana Annual Awards (combined vote by coaches and media, unless otherwise noted) Graham-George Offensive Player of the Year Otto Graham, Northwestern Eddie George, Ohio State Nagurski-Woodson Defensive Player of the Year Bronislau "Bronko" Nagurski, Minnesota Charles Woodson, Michigan Hayes-Schembechler Coach of the Year Wayne Woodrow "Woody" Hayes, Ohio State (coaches vote only) Glenn Edward "Bo" Schembechler, Michigan Dave McClain Coach of the Year Dave McClain, Wisconsin (media vote only) Thompson-Randle El Freshman of the Year Darrell Thompson, Minnesota Antwaan Randle El, Indiana Rimington-Pace Offensive Lineman of the Year Dave Rimington, Nebraska Orlando Pace, Ohio State Smith-Brown Defensive Lineman of the Year Charles Aaron "Bubba" Smith, Michigan State Courtney Brown, Penn State Griese-Brees Quarterback of the Year Bob Griese, Purdue Drew Brees, Purdue Ameche-Dayne Running Back of the Year Alan Ameche, Wisconsin Ron Dayne, Wisconsin Tatum-Woodson Defensive Back of the Year Jack Tatum, Ohio State Rod Woodson, Purdue Butkus-Fitzgerald Linebacker of the Year Dick Butkus, Illinois Pat Fitzgerald, Northwestern Richter-Howard Receiver of the Year Pat Richter, Wisconsin Desmond Howard, Michigan Kwalick-Clark Tight End of the Year Ted Kwalick, Penn State Dallas Clark, Iowa Bakken-Andersen Kicker of the Year Jim Bakken, Wisconsin Morten Andersen, Michigan State Eddleman-Fields Punter of the Year Thomas Dwight "Dike" Eddleman, Illinois Brandon Fields, Michigan State

HONORING LEGENDS. BUILDING LEADERS. The Big Ten became the first conference to voluntarily adopt male and female participation goals after launching its Gender Equity Action Plan in 1992.

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#25/21/23 NEBRASKA at MINNESOTA
Saturday, Oct. 26 • 11 a.m. CT • Minneapolis, Minn. • TCF Bank Stadium (52,500) ESPN • Announcers: Dave Pasch, Brian Griese, Tom Luginbill Series: Minnesota leads, 29-22-2 • Last Meeting: Nov. 17, 2012: Nebraska 38, Minnesota 14 NEBRASKA (5-1 overall, 2-0 Big Ten) Coach: Bo Pelini Career: 54-21 (6th year) At Nebraska: 54-21 (6th year) Offense: Multiple Rush: Ameer Abdullah (114-816 yards, 6 TDs) Pass: Taylor Martinez (53-80, 528 yards, 9 TDs) and Tommy Armstrong (26-46, 347 yards, 3 TDs) Rec.: Quincy Enunwa (25-354 yards, 7 TDs) Defense: Multiple Tackles: Corey Cooper (42 tackles) Sacks: Randy Gregory (2.5-33 yards) and Avery Moss (2.5-11 yards) Int.: Stanley Jean-Baptiste (4-134 yards, 1 TD) Football Contact: Keith Mann, 402-472-2263, kmann@huskers.com

Legends Division Game

MINNESOTA (5-2 overall, 1-2 Big Ten) Acting Coach: Tracy Claeys Coach: Jerry Kill Career: 141-91 (20th year) At Minnesota: 14-18 (3rd year) Offense: Multiple Rush: David Cobb (88-477 yards, 5 TDs) Pass: Philip Nelson (41-76, 492 yards, 3 TDs) and Mitch Leidner (27-44, 332 yards, 1 TD) Rec.: Derrick Engel (16-224 yards, 2 TDs) Defense: 4-3 Tackles: Damien Wilson (43 tackles) Sacks: Theiren Cockran (4.0-13 yards) Int: Seven tied with 1 Football Contact: Paul Rovnak, 612-625-9379, psrovnak@umn.edu

NORTHWESTERN at IOWA
Saturday, Oct. 26 • 11 a.m. CT • Iowa City, Iowa • Kinnick Stadium (70,585) BTN • Announcers: Matt Devlin, Glen Mason, Jon Jansen Series: Iowa leads, 47-24-3 • Last Meeting: Oct. 27, 2012: Northwestern 28, Iowa 17 NORTHWESTERN (4-3 overall, 0-3 Big Ten) Coach: Pat Fitzgerald Career: 54-42 (8th year) At Northwestern: 54-42 (8th year) Offense: Spread Rush: Treyvon Green (76-463 yards, 5 TDs) Pass: Trevor Siemian (98-168, 1,313 yards, 7 TDs) and Kain Colter (43-52, 396 yards, 3 TDs) Rec.: Tony Jones (37-488 yards, 4 TDs) Defense: Multiple 4-3 Tackles: Chi Chi Ariguzo (58 tackles) Sacks: Tyler Scott (5.0-33 yards) Int.: Ibraheim Campbell (4-22 yards) Football Contact: Paul Kennedy, 847-491-8800, pkennedy@northwestern.edu

Legends Division Game

IOWA (4-3 overall, 1-2 Big Ten) Coach: Kirk Ferentz Career: 116-98 (18th year) At Iowa: 104-77 (15th year) Offense: Multiple Rush: Mark Weisman (136-676 yards, 3 TDs) Pass: Jake Rudock (124-208, 1,447 yards, 11 TDs) Rec.: Kevonte Martin-Manley (27-231 yards, 2 TDs) and Damond Powell (8-241 yards, 2 TDs) Defense: 4-3 Tackles: Anthony Hitchens (70 tackles) Sacks: Dominic Alvis (2.0-12 yards) and Nate Meier (2.0-13 yards) Int: B.J. Lowery (3-48 yards, 2 TDs) and James Morris (3-29 yards) Football Contact: Steve Roe, 319-335-9411, steven-roe@uiowa.edu

HONORING LEGENDS. BUILDING LEADERS. Through the Big Ten’s media agreements with CBS Sports, ABC/ESPN, FOX and the Big Ten Network (BTN), nearly 1,000 Big Ten events are produced and distributed nationally on an annual basis.

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MICHIGAN STATE at ILLINOIS
Saturday, Oct. 26 • 2:30 p.m. CT • Champaign, Ill. • Memorial Stadium (60,670) ABC (regional), ESPN2 (outer-market) • Announcers: Bob Wischusen, Rod Gilmore, Quint Kessenich Series: Michigan State leads, 25-17-2 • Last Meeting: Oct. 16, 2010: Michigan State 26, Illinois 6 MICHIGAN STATE (6-1 overall, 3-0 Big Ten) Coach: Mark Dantonio Career: 75-46 (10th year) At Michigan State: 57-29 (7th year) Offense: Multiple Rush: Jeremy Langford (119-551 yards, 7 TDs) Pass: Connor Cook (103-181, 1,030 yards, 9 TDs) Rec.: Macgarrett Kings (25-287 yards, 3 TDs) Defense: Multiple 4-3 Tackles: Denicos Allen (43 tackles) and Kurtis Drummond (43 tackles) Sacks: Shilique Calhoun (4.0-24 yards) Int.: Darqueze Dennard (2-38 yards) and Jairus Jones (2-6 yards) Football Contact: John Lewandowski, 517-355-2271, lewski@ath.msu.edu ILLINOIS (3-3 overall, 0-2 Big Ten) Coach: Tim Beckman Career: 26-29 (5th year) At Illinois: 5-13 (2nd year) Offense: Spread/Multiple Rush: Donovonn Young (66-281 yards, 3 TDs) and Josh Ferguson (56-335 yards, 2 TDs) Pass: Nathan Scheelhaase (115-175, 1,546 yards, 12 TDs) Rec.: Josh Ferguson (23-346 yards, 3 TDs) Defense: Multiple Tackles: Jonathan Brown (66 tackles) Sacks: Jonathan Brown (2.0-10 yards) Int: Taylor Barton (1-0 yards) Football Contacts: Kent Brown or Derek Neal, 217-333-1391 kwbrown3@illinois.edu, drneal@illinois.edu

PENN STATE at #4/4/4 OHIO STATE
Saturday, Oct. 26 • 8 p.m. ET • Columbus, Ohio • Ohio Stadium (102,329) ABC • Announcers: Brad Nessler, Todd Blackledge, Holly Rowe Series: Ohio State leads, 14-13* • Last Meeting: Oct. 27, 2012: Ohio State 35, Penn State 23 PENN STATE (4-2 overall, 1-1 Big Ten) Coach: Bill O’Brien Career: 12-6 (2nd year) At Penn State: 12-6 (2nd year) Offense: Multiple Rush: Zach Zwinak (92-393 yards, 8 TDs) Pass: Christian Hackenberg (132-226, 1,672 yards, 11 TDs) Rec.: Allen Robinson (43-705 yards, 5 TDs) Defense: Multiple Tackles: Glenn Carson (49 tackles) Sacks: C.J. Olaniyan (3.5-26 yards) Int.: Seven tied with 1 Football Contact: Jeff Nelson, 814-865-1757, jtn4@psu.edu * All Penn State wins vacated from 1998-2011

Leaders Division Game

OHIO STATE (7-0 overall, 3-0 Big Ten) Coach: Urban Meyer Career: 123-23 (12th year) At Ohio State: 19-0 (2nd year) Offense: Pro Style Rush: Carlos Hyde (72-443 yards, 5 TDs) Pass: Braxton Miller (71-102, 831 yards, 8 TDs) Rec.: Corey Brown (33-453 yards, 6 TDs) Defense: Multiple Tackles: Ryan Shazier (56 tackles) Sacks: Noah Spence (3.0-25 yards) Int.: Bradley Roby (2-57 yards) and Doran Grant (2-7 yards) Football Contact: Jerry Emig, 614-688-0343, emig.2@osu.edu * All Ohio State wins vacated from 2010 season

HONORING LEGENDS. BUILDING LEADERS. The Big Ten leads all conferences with nearly five million alumni and more than 460,000 students.

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BIG TEN FOOTBALL DIVISIONAL TIEBREAKER
The Big Ten football championship will be decided by a game played between the two division champions. A team or teams that are not eligible to participate in a postseason football bowl game as a result of NCAA and/or Big Ten sanctions shall not be eligible to participate in the Big Ten football championship game. The winner of the Big Ten football championship game will represent the Conference in the Bowl Championship Series (BCS) unless a conference team other than the champion is ranked No. 1 or No. 2 in the final BCS poll. The following procedure will determine the representative from each division in the event of a tie: (a) If two teams are tied, the winner of the game between the two tied teams shall be the representative (b) If three or more teams are tied, steps 1 through 7 will be followed until a determination is made. If only two teams remain tied after any step, the winner of the game between the two tied teams shall be the representative. 1. The records of the three tied teams will be compared against each other 2. The records of the three tied teams will be compared within their division 3. The records of the three teams will be compared against the next highest placed teams in their division in order of finish (4, 5, and 6) 4. The records of the three teams will be compared against all common conference opponents; 5. The highest ranked team in the first Bowl Championship Series Poll following the completion of Big Ten regular season conference play shall be the representative in the Big Ten Championship Game, unless the two highest ranked tied teams are ranked within one spot of each other in the BCS poll. In this case, the head-to-head results of the top two ranked tied teams shall determine the representative in the Big Ten Championship 6. The team with the best overall winning percentage [excluding exempted games] shall be the representative 7. The representative will be chosen by random draw. If one or both of the Big Ten division champions is ineligible to play in the Big Ten championship game, then the participant(s) in the Big Ten championship game shall be determined by the following procedure: a) If the ineligible team is tied for the division championship, then the team it tied with shall be the Big Ten championship game representative. b) If two or more teams are tied with an ineligible team for the division championship, then the ineligible team is removed and the remaining teams revert to the tie-break procedure. c) The division runner-up shall be the Big Ten championship game representative. d) If there is a division runner-up tie, then the tied teams shall revert to the tie-break procedure. If the championship game cannot be played (due to any reason beyond the control of the Big Ten Conference), the two division champions (using divisional tie-breakers as set forth above) shall be declared co-champions and the following procedure will be used to determine the Big Ten Conference representative to the Bowl Championship Series: a) Teams ranked either No. 1 or No. 2 in the final BCS poll will automatically be placed in the BCS championship game. b) If the two divisional representatives met previously in the season and neither is ranked No. 1 or No. 2 in the final BCS standings, the team ranked highest in the final BCS standings shall be the representative to the BCS, unless the other team is ranked within five or fewer places of the higher ranked team. In this case, the head-to-head results of the two teams shall determine the Conference’s BCS representative. c) If the two divisional representatives did not meet previously during the season, the team ranked highest in the BCS standings shall be the BCS representative. d) If the two teams are tied in the BCS standings, the team with the best overall Big Ten record shall be the BCS representative. e) If the two teams remain tied after d), the team with the best combined record of the tied teams against all common Big Ten opponents each team played that season shall be the BCS representative. f) If the two teams remain tied after e), the representative will be the team with the best overall winning percentage. g) If the two teams remain tied after f), the representative will be the team furthest removed from BCS participation. h) If the two teams remain tied after g), the representative shall be determined by a random draw.

No. Team 42 Michigan 34* Ohio State 18 Minnesota 15 Illinois 14 Wisconsin 11 Iowa 8 Northwestern 8 Purdue 7 Chicago 7 Michigan State 2 Indiana 1 Penn State

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BIG TEN CHAMPIONSHIPS#

* All Ohio State wins vacated from 2010 season ^ All Penn State wins vacated from 1998-2011 # Beginning in 2011, Big Ten Championship Game determined Big Ten Champion

No. 1 1 1 1

Team Michigan State Nebraska Ohio State Wisconsin

Years 2011 2012 2012 2011c

DIVISION CHAMPIONSHIPS

c—co-championship Division Alignment from 2011-13: Legends Division (Iowa, Michigan, Michigan State, Minnesota, Nebraska, Northwestern) & Leaders Division (Illinois, Indiana, Ohio State, Penn State, Purdue, Wisconsin)

HONORING LEGENDS. BUILDING LEADERS. Big Ten universities provide over $141 million in direct financial aid to more than 8,200 student-athletes playing on more than 300 teams in 43 different sports.

BIG TEN FOOTBALL WEEKLY RELEASE - WEEK 9

12 Legends Division Games in Bold

TEAM SCHEDULES: LEGENDS DIVISION
(4-3, 1-2 Big Ten) DATE SCORE OPPONENT ATTENDANCE 8/31 L, 27-30 Northern Illinois 67,402 9/7 W, 28-14 Missouri State 64,201 9/14 W, 27-21 at Iowa State 56,800 9/21 W, 59-3 Western Michigan 66,886 9/28 W, 23-7 at Minnesota 51,382 10/5 L, 14-26 Michigan State 69,025 10/19 L, 24-34 at #4/3/4 Ohio State 105,264 10/26 Northwestern Noon 11/2 Wisconsin Noon 11/9 at Purdue 11/23 Michigan 11/29 at Nebraska Noon

IOWA

(6-1, 2-1 Big Ten) DATE SCORE OPPONENT ATTENDANCE 8/31 W, 59-9 Central Michigan 112,618 9/7 W, 41-30 #14/13 Notre Dame 115,109 9/14 W, 28-24 Akron 107,120 9/21 W, 24-21 at Connecticut 42,704 10/5 W, 42-13 Minnesota 111,079 10/12 L, 40-43 at Penn State 107,884 10/19 W, 63-47 Indiana 109,503 11/2 at Michigan State 3:30 p.m. 11/9 Nebraska 11/16 at Northwestern 11/23 at Iowa 11/30 Ohio State

#24/23/22 MICHIGAN

(6-1, 3-0 Big Ten) DATE SCORE OPPONENT ATTENDANCE 8/30 W, 26-13 Western Michigan 71,214 9/7 W, 21-6 South Florida 70,401 9/14 W, 55-17 Youngstown State 71,626 9/21 L, 13-17 at #22/21 Notre Dame 80,795 10/5 W, 26-14 at Iowa 69,025 10/12 W, 42-28 Indiana 73,815 10/19 W, 14-0 Purdue 71,514 10/26 at Illinois 3:30 p.m. 11/2 Michigan 3:30 p.m. 11/16 at Nebraska 11/23 at Northwestern 11/30 Minnesota

MICHIGAN STATE

(5-2, 1-2 Big Ten) DATE SCORE OPPONENT ATTENDANCE 8/29 W, 51-23 UNLV 44,217 9/7 W, 44-21 at New Mexico State 16,418 9/14 W, 29-12 Western Illinois 42,127 9/21 W, 43-24 San Jose State 45,647 9/28 L, 7-23 Iowa 51,382 10/5 L, 13-42 at #19/17 Michigan 111,079 10/19 W, 20-17 at Northwestern 36,587 10/26 #25/21/23 Nebraska Noon 11/2 at Indiana 3:30 p.m. 11/9 Penn State 11/23 Wisconsin 11/30 at Michigan State

MINNESOTA

(5-1, 2-0 Big Ten) DATE SCORE OPPONENT ATTENDANCE 8/31 W, 37-34 Wyoming 91,185 9/7 W, 56-13 Southern Miss 90,466 9/14 L, 21-41 #16/17 UCLA 91,471 9/21 W, 59-20 South Dakota State 90,614 10/5 W, 39-19 Illinois 90,458 10/12 W, 44-7 at Purdue 47,203 10/26 at Minnesota Noon 11/2 Northwestern 3:30 p.m. 11/9 at Michigan 11/16 Michigan State 11/23 at Penn State 11/29 Iowa Noon

#25/21/23 NEBRASKA

(4-3, 0-3 Big Ten) DATE SCORE OPPONENT ATTENDANCE 8/31 W, 44-30 at California 58,816 9/7 W, 48-27 Syracuse 38,033 9/14 W, 38-17 Western Michigan 33,128 9/21 W, 35-21 Maine 32,726 10/5 L, 30-40 #4/3 Ohio State 47,330 10/12 L, 6-35 at Wisconsin 81,411 10/19 L, 17-20 Minnesota 36,587 10/26 at Iowa Noon 11/2 at Nebraska 3:30 p.m. 11/16 Michigan 11/23 Michigan State 11/30 at Illinois

NORTHWESTERN

TEAM SCHEDULES: LEADERS DIVISION
(3-3, 0-2 Big Ten) DATE SCORE OPPONENT ATTENDANCE 8/31 W, 42-34 Southern Illinois 42,175 9/7 W, 45-17 Cincinnati 43,031 9/14 L, 24-34 vs. #19/23 Washington [1] 47,312 9/28 W, 50-14 Miami (Ohio) 46,890 10/5 L, 19-39 at #rv/25 Nebraska 90,458 10/19 L, 32-56 #25/rv/rv Wisconsin 47,362 10/26 Michigan State 3:30 p.m. 11/2 at Penn State Noon 11/9 at Indiana 11/16 Ohio State 11/23 at Purdue 11/30 Northwestern [1] at Chicago, Ill.

ILLINOIS

Leaders Division Games in Bold
(3-4, 1-2 Big Ten)

INDIANA

#4/4/4 OHIO STATE
(7-0, 3-0 Big Ten) DATE SCORE OPPONENT ATTENDANCE 8/31 W, 40-20 Buffalo 103,980 9/7 W, 42-7 San Diego State 104,984 9/14 W, 52-34 at California 62,467 9/21 W, 76-0 Florida A&M 103,595 9/28 W, 31-24 #23/24 Wisconsin 105,826 10/5 W, 40-30 at #16/15 Northwestern 47,330 10/19 W, 34-24 Iowa 105,264 10/26 Penn State 8 p.m. 11/2 at Purdue Noon 11/16 at Illinois 11/23 Indiana 11/30 at Michigan

DATE SCORE OPPONENT ATTENDANCE 8/29 W, 73-35 Indiana State 40,278 9/7 L, 35-41 Navy 47,013 9/14 W, 42-10 Bowling Green 41,869 9/21 L, 28-45 Missouri 49,149 10/5 W, 44-24 Penn State 42,125 10/12 L, 28-42 at Michigan State 73,815 10/19 L, 47-63 at #rv/24/24 Michigan 109,503 11/2 Minnesota 3:30 p.m. 11/9 Illinois 11/16 at Wisconsin 11/23 at Ohio State 11/30 Purdue

PENN STATE
(4-2, 1-1 Big Ten) DATE SCORE OPPONENT ATTENDANCE 8/31 W, 23-17 vs. Syracuse [2] 61,202 9/7 W, 45-7 Eastern Michigan 92,863 9/14 L, 31-34 Central Florida 92,855 9/21 W, 34-0 Kent State 92,371 10/5 L, 24-44 at Indiana 42,125 10/12 W, 43-40 #18/16 Michigan 107,884 10/26 at #4/4/4 Ohio State 8 p.m. 11/2 Illinois Noon 11/9 at Minnesota 11/16 Purdue 11/23 Nebraska 11/30 at Wisconsin [2] at East Rutherford, N.J.

(1-6, 0-3 Big Ten) DATE SCORE OPPONENT ATTENDANCE 8/31 L, 7-42 at Cincinnati 36,007 9/7 W, 20-14 Indiana State 50,165 9/14 L, 24-31 #21/21 Notre Dame 61,127 9/21 L, 10-41 at #24/- Wisconsin 80,772 9/28 L, 24-55 Northern Illinois 54,258 10/12 L, 7-44 #rv/24 Nebraska 47,203 10/19 L, 0-14 at Michigan State 71,514 11/2 Ohio State Noon 11/9 Iowa 11/16 at Penn State 11/23 Illinois 11/30 at Indiana

PURDUE

#22/24/24 WISCONSIN
(5-2, 3-1 Big Ten) DATE SCORE OPPONENT ATTENDANCE 8/31 W, 45-0 Massachusetts 76,306 9/7 W, 48-0 Tennessee Tech 77,785 9/14 L, 30-32 at Arizona State 66,155 9/21 W, 41-10 Purdue 80,772 9/28 L, 24-31 at #4/3 Ohio State 105,826 10/12 W, 35-6 #19/18 Northwestern 81,411 10/19 W, 56-32 at Illinois 47,362 11/2 at Iowa Noon 11/9 BYU 11/16 Indiana 11/23 at Minnesota 11/30 Penn State All Times are ET

HONORING LEGENDS. BUILDING LEADERS. Seventeen Big Ten student-athletes in the sports of football, volleyball and soccer were named nominees for the 2013 Senior CLASS Award, including six football, five volleyball, three men’s soccer and three women’s soccer standouts.