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2018 FOOTBALL PROSPECTUS

PRESEASON NOTES
BIG TEN. BIG NEWS. 2018 BIG TEN FOOTBALL SPRING
PRACTICE AND GAME DATES
• Ohio State was crowned Big Ten Champion • The eighth annual Big Ten Football
after its 27-21 win over Wisconsin in the Big Championship Game will once again deter- Beginning of Date of
Ten Championship Game presented by mine the Big Ten Champion. The 2018 Big Ten Spring Practice Spring Game
Discover. It was the Buckeyes’ 36th Big Ten Football Championship Game will be broad- EAST DIVISION
title and first since 2014. Ohio State will look cast in prime time by FOX on Saturday, Dec. 1, Indiana March 3 April 14
to repeat as conference champions for the at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. Maryland March 5 April 14
first time since winning five consecutive titles Michigan March 23 April 14
from 2005-09. • Beginning in 2016, each school played three Michigan State Feb. 27 April 7
teams from the other division as part of its Ohio State March 6 April 14
• Ohio State and Wisconsin will look to repeat nine-game schedule. The cross-division games Penn State March 19 April 21
as division champions this season, as the include one protected matchup on an annual Rutgers March 6 April 14
Badgers finished 9-0 to win the West Division basis between Indiana and Purdue. As a result
for the second consecutive season and the of the nine-game conference schedule and the
WEST DIVISION
Buckeyes completed the season with an 8-1 Big Ten's schedule rotation, every player will
have the opportunity to play against every Illinois March 5 April 7
mark to claim the East Division, giving the
Buckeyes at least a share of their sixth straight other team in the conference at least once Iowa March 21 April 20
division title. Last season's divisional crowns during a four-year period. The Big Ten Minnesota March 6 April 14
marked the fourth for the Badgers and sixth returned to a nine-game conference schedule Nebraska March 16 April 21
for the Buckeyes. for all teams for the first time since the 1983 Northwestern Feb. 27 April 14
and 1984 seasons. The Big Ten schedules Purdue Feb. 26 April 7
• The 2018 campaign will feature 46 All-Big through the 2021 season can be found at big- Wisconsin March 13 April 13
Ten players (11 first-team, 15 second-team, 20 ten.org.
third-team) and 60 honorable mention selec- different Super Bowls in 11 different stadiums.
tions from last season. • The Big Ten continues to feature the largest
and most diverse postseason lineup in confer- • Thirteen Big Ten teams will square off
• The winners of two of the 14 regular-season ence history this season, with 16 potential against at least one non-conference team that
individual awards from last season will also hit bowl destinations spread across the country. participated in a bowl game last season, with
the field again this fall. Wisconsin running back The Big Ten's bowl lineup is highlighted by 24 of all 39 non-conference games featuring
Jonathan Taylor was named the Thompson- games against quality opponents from the opponents coming off bowl trips. Michigan
Randle El Freshman of the Year last season, ACC, Big 12, Pac-12, SEC, Conference USA and State and Northwestern will each face bowl
while Ohio State's Nick Bosa was tabbed the Mountain West in California, Florida, teams in all three of their 2018 non-confer-
Smith-Brown Defensive Lineman of the Year. Michigan, New York, Tennessee and Texas, ence contests, while Indiana, Iowa, Maryland,
along with the opportunity to visit four other Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska and Purdue
• The Big Ten will welcome one new head outstanding postseason venues as part of the will each play two bowl opponents outside the
coach to the sidelines for the 2018 campaign College Football Playoff. The Big Ten's bowl conference schedule.
in Nebraska’s Scott Frost. A member of two lineup allows teams and fans to visit world-
Husker national championship teams, Frost class cities while having the opportunity to • Counting conference and non-conference
returns to his alma mater after two highly suc- experience 11 different NFL stadiums, along contests, every Big Ten team will face at least
cessful seasons as the head coach at UCF, with some of the most iconic venues in the five teams that played in a bowl game last sea-
where he guided the Knights to a perfect 13-0 country, including Rose Bowl Stadium, Cotton son. Nebraska leads the way with nine such
season in 2017, and a 19-7 record in two sea- Bowl Stadium and Yankee Stadium. These out- contests, followed by Indiana, Michigan State
sons in Orlando. standing facilities have hosted or will host 30 and Northwestern with eight apiece.

BIG TEN’S TOP STATISTICAL RETURNEES FOR ALL GAMES


Category Player, School 2017 Stats (Big Ten-National ranking)
Rushing Jonathan Taylor, WIS 299 for 1,977 yards, 13 TDs, 141.2 ypg (1st-3rd)
Passing Avg. Trace McSorley, PSU 284 of 427, 3,570 yards, 28 TDs, 274.6 ypg (1st-19th)
Passing Efficiency Trace McSorley, PSU 284 of 427, 3,570 yards, 28 TDs, 153.7 efficiency (2nd-11th)
Total Offense Trace McSorley, PSU 571 plays, 4,061 yards (3,570 passing/491 rushing), 312.4 ypg (1st-14th)
Receptions Luke Timian, IND 68 for 589 yards, 2 TDs, 5.7 rpg (3rd-34th)
Receiving Yards Stanley Morgan Jr., NEB 61 for 986 yards, 10 TDs, 89.6 ypg (1st-15th)
All-Purpose Yards Jonathan Taylor, WIS 2,072 all-purpose yards (1,977 rush/95 rec.), 148.0 per game (2nd-7th)
Tackles Trevor Morris, RU 118 total (37 solo), 9.8 per game (2nd-18th)
Sacks Joe Gaziano, NU 9.0 (9 solo) for 55 yards, 0.69 per game (1st-21st)
Tackles For Loss Chase Winovich, MICH 18.0 for 72 yards, 1.38 per game (1st-12th)
Interceptions David Dowell, MSU 5 interceptions, 0.4 per game (2nd-15th)
Punting Drue Chrisman, OSU 51 punts for 2,256 yards, 44.2 avg. (2nd-14th)
Field Goals Quinn Nordin, MICH 19 field goals on 24 attempts, 79.2 percent, 1.46 per game (1st-23rd)

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2018 FOOTBALL PROSPECTUS

PRESEASON NOTES
2017 CONFERENCE & OVERALL STANDINGS RETURNING ALL-BIG TEN PLAYERS
EAST DIVISION ALL-CONFERENCE FIRST-TEAM RETURNEES
OFFENSE
Conference Games All Games Jonathan Taylor, RB, WIS
W-L PCT H A Div. Strk W-L PCT H A N Strk Michael Jordan, G, OSU (coaches only)
1. Ohio State*+ 8-1 .889 4-0 4-1 6-0 W3 12-2 .857 6-1 4-1 2-0 W5
Beau Benzschawel, G, WIS
2. Michigan State 7-2 .778 4-0 3-2 5-1 W2 10-3 .769 6-1 3-2 1-0 W3
Michael Deiter, T, WIS
Penn State 7-2 .778 4-0 3-2 4-2 W3 11-2 .846 7-0 3-2 1-0 W4
4. Michigan 5-4 .556 2-2 3-2 3-3 L2 8-5 .615 4-2 3-2 1-1 L3
5. Rutgers 3-6 .333 2-2 1-4 1-5 L3 4-8 .333 3-4 1-4 0-0 L3 DEFENSE
6. Indiana 2-7 .222 1-3 1-4 1-5 L1 5-7 .417 3-3 2-4 0-0 L1 Rashan Gary, DL, MICH (coaches only)
Maryland 2-7 .222 1-3 1-4 1-5 L4 4-8 .333 2-4 2-4 0-0 L4 Chase Winovich, DL, MICH (media only)
Nick Bosa, DL, OSU
Devin Bush, LB, MICH (coaches only)
WEST DIVISION
T.J. Edwards, LB, WIS
Conference Games All Games David Dowell, DB, MSU (media only)
W-L PCT H A Div. Strk W-L PCT H A N Strk D'Cota Dixon, DB, WIS (coaches only)
1. Wisconsin+ 9-0 1.000 5-0 4-0 6-0 W15 13-1 .929 7-0 6-0 0-1 W1
2. Northwestern 7-2 .778 4-1 3-1 5-1 W7 10-3 .769 6-1 3-2 1-0 W8 ALL-CONFERENCE SECOND-TEAM RETURNEES
3. Iowa 4-5 .444 3-2 1-3 3-3 W1 8-5 .615 5-2 2-3 1-0 W2 OFFENSE
Purdue 4-5 .444 3-2 1-3 3-3 W2 7-6 .538 4-2 2-3 1-1 W3 Trace McSorley, QB, PSU
5. Nebraska 3-6 .333 1-4 2-2 2-4 L4 4-8 .333 2-5 2-3 0-0 L4 J.K. Dobbins, RB, OSU
6. Minnesota 2-7 .222 2-3 0-4 2-4 L2 5-7 .417 4-3 1-4 0-0 L2 Felton Davis III, WR, MSU (media only)
7. Illinois 0-9 .000 0-5 0-4 0-6 L12 2-10 .167 2-5 0-5 0-0 L10 Stanley Morgan Jr., WR, NEB
* - Big Ten Champion + - Division Champion Postseason participants in bold Ben Bredeson, G, MICH
David Edwards, T, WIS
STARTERS RETURNING/LOST FOR 2018
DEFENSE
Starters Returning Starters Lost Joe Gaziano, DL, NU (media only)
School Off. Def. K/P Total Off. Def. K/P Total
Khaleke Hudson, LB, MICH (media only)
EAST DIVISION
Indiana* 11 4 1 16 3 7 1 11 Paddy Fisher, LB, NU (media only)
Maryland* 9 5 1 15 3 6 1 10 Lavert Hill, DB, MICH (coaches only)
Michigan* 9 10 2 21 4 2 1 7 Amani Oruwariye, DB, PSU
Michigan State 10 9 2 21 1 2 1 4
Ohio State* 8 4 3 15 4 8 0 12 SPECIAL TEAMS
Penn State* 8 3 1 12 4 8 1 13 Rafael Gaglianone, K, WIS
Rutgers* 7 8 1 16 5 4 2 11 Blake Gillikin, P, PSU
Parris Campbell, RS, OSU (media only)
WEST DIVISION Andre Thompkins, RS, PSU (coaches only)
Illinois* 7 7 2 16 5 4 0 9
Iowa 7 6 2 15 4 5 0 9 ALL-CONFERENCE THIRD-TEAM RETURNEES
Minnesota 5 6 1 12 6 5 1 12 OFFENSE
Nebraska* 6 8 1 15 5 4 1 10 Clayton Thorson, QB, NU
Northwestern 7 7 1 15 4 4 1 9 Karan Higdon, RB, MICH
Purdue* 13 4 3 20 2 7 0 9
JD Spielman, WR, NEB (media only)
Wisconsin 9 4 3 16 2 7 0 9 Parris Campbell, WR, OSU (coaches only)
Tyler Biadasz, C, WIS
* some players split time as starters
David Beedle, G, MSU
Tommy Doles, G, NU
BIG TEN COACHING RECORDS Isaiah Prince, T, OSU
Coach, School Career (Yrs) At School (Yrs) Big Ten Only Ryan Bates, T, PSU
EAST DIVISION Noah Fant, TE, IOWA
Tom Allen, IND 5-8 (2nd) 5-8 (2nd) 2-7
D.J. Durkin, MD 11-15 (3rd) 10-15 (3rd) 5-13 DEFENSE
Jim Harbaugh, MICH 86-38 (11th) 28-11 (4th) 18-8 Anthony Nelson, DL, IOWA (media only)
Mark Dantonio, MSU 118-62 (15th) 100-45 (12th) 60-30 Kenny Willekes, DL, MSU
Dre'Mont Jones, DL, OSU (coaches only)
Urban Meyer, OSU 177-31 (17th) 73-8 (7th) 46-3
Shareef Miller, DL, PSU (media only)
James Franklin, PSU 60-32 (8th) 36-17 (5th) 20-13
Joe Bachie, LB, MSU
Chris Ash, RU 6-18 (3rd) 6-18 (3rd) 3-15
Thomas Barber, LB, MINN (media only)
Josiah Scott, DB, MSU (media only)
WEST DIVISION Jordan Fuller, DB, OSU (coaches only)
Lovie Smith, ILL 5-19 (3rd) 5-19 (3rd) 2-16
Kirk Ferentz, IOWA 155-118 (23rd) 143-97 (20th) 86-68 SPECIAL TEAMS
P.J. Fleck, MINN 35-29 (6th) 5-7 (2nd) 2-7 Sean Nuernberger, K, OSU
Scott Frost, NEB 19-7 (3rd) 0-0 (1st) 0-0 Drue Chrisman, P, OSU
Pat Fitzgerald, NU 87-65 (13th) 87-65 (13th) 48-50
Jeff Brohm, PUR 37-16 (5th) 7-6 (2nd) 4-5
Paul Chryst, WIS 52-27 (7th) 33-8 (4th) 22-4

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2018 FOOTBALL PROSPECTUS

MEDIA INFORMATION
GREETINGS FROM THE BIG TEN
With the 123rd season of Big Ten college football BIG TEN CONFERENCE BIG TEN FOOTBALL CONTACTS
hitting the fields in the fall, this prospectus is intend-
ed to assist the media’s preparation for the 2018 COMMUNICATIONS DEPARTMENT EAST DIVISION
football season. For additional information, please Indiana
feel free to contact the Big Ten Communications Jason Yellin Jeff Keag
office. Thank you for your coverage of Big Ten foot- Assistant Commissioner, Communications jkeag@indiana.edu
ball and we look forward to working with you this jyellin@bigten.org Phone: (812) 855-6209
season. Office: (847) 696-1010, ext. 136 Maryland
Big Ten Football Media Days Cell: (630) 286-1611 Dustin Semonavick
dustin@umd.edu
The 2018 Big Ten Football Media Days and 47th Sean Ellenby
annual Kickoff Luncheon will be held at the Chicago Adam Augustine* sellenby@umd.edu
Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile in Chicago Director, Communications Phone: (301) 314-7065
from July 23-24. As in the past, all Big Ten head
coaches and multiple students from each team will aaugustine@bigten.org Michigan
be available for interviews over this two-day period. Office: (847) 696-1010, ext. 151 David Ablauf
For more information about the Big Ten Football Cell: (608) 215-4391 dablauf@umich.edu
Media Days and Kickoff Luncheon, contact the Big Chad Shepard
Ten Communications office. shepchad@umich.edu
Chris Masters* Phone: (734) 764-6456
Big Ten Football Championship Game Associate Director, Communications
The 2018 Big Ten Football Championship Game will cmasters@bigten.org Michigan State
be held at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis on Ben Phlegar
Saturday, Dec. 1, and will be televised by FOX. The phlegarb@ath.msu.edu
Big Ten will conduct a media teleconference with the Megan Rowley Phone: (517) 355-2271
two participating head coaches on Sunday, Nov. 25. Assistant Director, Communications Ohio State
Another media teleconference with select students mrowley@bigten.org Jerry Emig
from each school will be held on Monday, Nov. 26. A emig.2@osu.edu
press conference featuring both participating head Phone: (614) 688-0343
coaches will be held at Lucas Oil Stadium on Friday, Shannon Malone
Nov. 30. Credential application information and other Bob Hammel Communications Intern Penn State
details will be sent out in October. smalone@bigten.org Kristina Petersen
kap18@psu.edu
Website Phone: (814) 865-1757
Weekly releases, statistics and standings for Big Ten * Football Contacts
football, along with information and audio for the Rutgers
weekly coaches teleconference, will be available Hasim Phillips
online at bigten.org. For daily updates on Big Ten hphillips@scarletknights.com
Postseason Awards Phone: (732) 445-6069
football, visit the football page at bigten.org. In football, coaches and a media panel choose All- Jimmy Gill
Conference teams (first, second, third and honor- jgill@scarletknights.com
Social Media able mention). The Big Ten will also hand out 20
For real-time updates, follow us on Twitter individual awards based on votes from coaches, WEST DIVISION
@B1Gfootball and @BigTen. You can also become media and administrators. Illinois
an online fan of the Big Ten by searching “Big Ten Kent Brown
Conference” from your Facebook page. The Big Ten Chicago Tribune Most Valuable Player is kwbrown3@illinois.edu
chosen from each of the institutions’ Most Valuable Derek Neal
Email Service Players. drneal@illinois.edu
Information on Big Ten football will be emailed Phone: (217) 333-1391
throughout the year to accredited media. The Big The Big Ten also names one Sportsmanship Award
Ten and its member schools utilize a media email list Iowa
honoree from each institution. These students Steve Roe
website which requires that media fill out an applica- become candidates for the Big Ten Outstanding
tion online to receive emails. Once the information is steven-roe@uiowa.edu
Sportsmanship Award, as the conference honors Phone: (319) 335-9411
submitted, media can control and adjust their own one male and one female student from each institu-
accounts to receive the information they need. tion at the end of the school year. Minnesota
Media may also remove themselves from the media Paul Rovnak
email list if necessary. For the media email list web- Academic All-Big Ten teams are named for every psrovnak@umn.edu
site address, contact Adam Augustine at the Big Ten sport. To be eligible for Academic All-Big Ten selec- Phone: (612) 625-9379
office. tion, students must be on a varsity team, as verified Ryan Tibbitts
by being on the official squad list, who have been rtibbitt@umn.edu
Collegepressbox.com enrolled fulltime at the institution for a minimum of
Collegepressbox.com is the official media website 12 months and carry a cumulative grade-point aver- Nebraska
for Big Ten Conference football. Access and down- age of 3.0 or higher. Keith Mann
load weekly game notes, quotes, statistics, media kmann@huskers.com
guides, headshots, logos and more for the confer- Phone: (402) 472-2263
The conference office also presents the
ence and each of its member schools. Login infor- Distinguished Scholar Award at the end of each aca-
mation will be distributed to accredited media or Northwestern
demic year. To be eligible for selection, students Paul Kennedy
you can apply for a password by sending an email to must be a recipient of Academic All-Big Ten
password@collegepressbox.com. pkennedy@northwestern.edu
Recognition in the previous academic year, have Phone: (847) 467-2028
been enrolled for the entire previous academic year
Weekly Awards (two semesters or three quarters) and have earned Purdue
Big Ten Football Players of the Week are selected in a minimum GPA of 3.7 or higher during that time. Matt Rector
four categories: offensive, defensive, special teams This GPA shall be calculated based on the previous rector@purdue.edu
and freshman. Award winners are chosen by a vote academic year only, excluding summer. Phone: (765) 494-3196
of the Big Ten Communications staff from nomina-
tions supplied by the schools’ communications offic- Wisconsin
es. The Big Ten office will announce weekly football Brian Lucas
award winners on Mondays. bml@athletics.wisc.edu
Phone: (608) 263-5052
Brian Mason
bm3@athletics.wisc.edu

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2018 FOOTBALL PROSPECTUS

2018 COMPOSITE SCHEDULE


THURSDAY, AUG. 30 SATURDAY, SEPT. 22 SATURDAY, NOV. 3
New Mexico State at MINNESOTA MICHIGAN STATE at INDIANA MINNESOTA at ILLINOIS
NORTHWESTERN at PURDUE MINNESOTA at MARYLAND MICHIGAN STATE at MARYLAND
NEBRASKA at MICHIGAN PENN STATE at MICHIGAN
FRIDAY, AUG. 31 Tulane at OHIO STATE Notre Dame at NORTHWESTERN
Utah State at MICHIGAN STATE Boston College at PURDUE NEBRASKA at OHIO STATE
Western Kentucky at WISCONSIN Buffalo at RUTGERS IOWA at PURDUE
WISCONSIN at IOWA RUTGERS at WISCONSIN
SATURDAY, SEPT. 1
Kent State at ILLINOIS SATURDAY, SEPT. 29 SATURDAY, NOV. 10
Northern Illinois at IOWA INDIANA at RUTGERS MARYLAND at INDIANA
INDIANA at Florida International Central Michigan at MICHIGAN STATE NORTHWESTERN at IOWA
MARYLAND vs. Texas [1] MICHIGAN at NORTHWESTERN OHIO STATE at MICHIGAN STATE
MICHIGAN at Notre Dame OHIO STATE at PENN STATE PURDUE at MINNESOTA
Akron at NEBRASKA PURDUE at NEBRASKA ILLINOIS at NEBRASKA
Oregon State at OHIO STATE WISCONSIN at PENN STATE
Appalachian State at PENN STATE SATURDAY, OCT. 6 MICHIGAN at RUTGERS
Texas State at RUTGERS ILLINOIS at RUTGERS
INDIANA at OHIO STATE SATURDAY, NOV. 17
SATURDAY, SEPT. 8 IOWA at MINNESOTA IOWA at ILLINOIS
Western Illinois at ILLINOIS MARYLAND at MICHIGAN OHIO STATE at MARYLAND
Virginia at INDIANA NEBRASKA at WISCONSIN INDIANA at MICHIGAN
Iowa State at IOWA NORTHWESTERN at MICHIGAN STATE NORTHWESTERN at MINNESOTA
MARYLAND at Bowling Green MICHIGAN STATE at NEBRASKA
Western Michigan at MICHIGAN SATURDAY, OCT. 13 PENN STATE at RUTGERS
MICHIGAN STATE at Arizona State IOWA at INDIANA PURDUE at WISCONSIN
Fresno State at MINNESOTA MICHIGAN STATE at PENN STATE
Colorado at NEBRASKA MINNESOTA at OHIO STATE FRIDAY, NOV. 23
Duke at NORTHWESTERN NEBRASKA at NORTHWESTERN NEBRASKA at IOWA
Eastern Michigan at PURDUE PURDUE at ILLINOIS
RUTGERS at OHIO STATE RUTGERS at MARYLAND SATURDAY, NOV. 24
PENN STATE at Pittsburgh WISCONSIN at MICHIGAN PURDUE at INDIANA
New Mexico at WISCONSIN RUTGERS at MICHIGAN STATE
SATURDAY, OCT. 20 ILLINOIS at NORTHWESTERN
SATURDAY, SEPT. 15 ILLINOIS at WISCONSIN MICHIGAN at OHIO STATE
South Florida vs. ILLINOIS [2] MARYLAND at IOWA MARYLAND at PENN STATE
Ball State at INDIANA MICHIGAN at MICHIGAN STATE MINNESOTA at WISCONSIN
Northern Iowa at IOWA MINNESOTA at NEBRASKA
Temple at MARYLAND NORTHWESTERN at RUTGERS SATURDAY, DEC. 1
SMU at MICHIGAN OHIO STATE at PURDUE Big Ten Championship Game [4]
Miami (OH) at MINNESOTA PENN STATE at INDIANA
Troy at NEBRASKA [1] FedExField, Landover, Md.
Akron at NORTHWESTERN FRIDAY, OCT. 26 [2] Soldier Field, Chicago
TCU vs. OHIO STATE [3] INDIANA at MINNESOTA [3] AT&T Stadium, Arlington, Texas
Kent State at PENN STATE [4] Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis, Ind.
Missouri at PURDUE SATURDAY, OCT. 27
RUTGERS at Kansas ILLINOIS at MARYLAND
BYU at WISCONSIN IOWA at PENN STATE
PURDUE at MICHIGAN STATE
FRIDAY, SEPT. 21 WISCONSIN at NORTHWESTERN
PENN STATE at ILLINOIS

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ILLINOIS FIGHTING ILLINI
HEAD COACH QUICK FACTS
Name: Lovie Smith UNIVERSITY FACTS: TEAM HISTORY:
Hometown: Big Sandy, Texas Location: Urbana-Champaign, Ill. First Year of Football: 1890
High School: Big Sandy High School Population: 130,000 All-Time Record (Years):
Bachelor’s Degree: Tulsa, 1980 Founded: 1867 602-585-51 (128)
School Record (years): 5-19 (2) Joined Big Ten: 1896 (charter mem- All-Time Big Ten Record (Years):
Big Ten Record (years): 2-16 (2) ber) 341-426-32 (122)
Career Record (years): 5-19 (2) First Year of Big Ten Football: 1896 Big Ten Championships (Last):
Enrollment: 44,880 15 (2001)
Nickname: Fighting Illini All-Time Bowl Record: 8-10
Colors: Orange and Blue National Championships: 5
Marching Band: Marching Illini Consensus All-America Selections: 25
President: Timothy L. Killeen First-Team All-Big Ten Selections: 171
Chancellor: Robert J. Jones
Director of Athletics: Josh Whitman STADIUM INFORMATION:
Senior Woman Administrator: Name: Memorial Stadium
Maria Ochoa Woods Capacity: 60,670
2018 ROSTER BREAKDOWN Faculty Representatives: Surface: FieldTurf
Chris Span, Tiffany White Largest Crowd/Opponent/Year:
Current team roster available on school website 78,297 vs. Missouri, 1984
TEAM FACTS: Team Record at Home Stadium:
Letterwinners Returning: 41 Letterwinners Lost: 18 Head Coach: Lovie Smith (Tulsa, 270-236-14 (95)
Offense: 17 Offense: 9
1980), 3rd year Ticket Office Phone: 866-ILLINI-1
Defense: 20 Defense: 9
Assistant Coaches:
Special Teams: 4 Special Teams: 0
Hardy Nickerson (Defensive Coordina- MEDIA SERVICES:
Offensive Starters Returning (7) Offensive Starters Lost (5*) tor/Linebackers) Football Contacts:
WR Ricky Smalling QB Jeff George Rod Smith (Offensive Coordinator/ Kent Brown and Derek Neal
WR Mike Dudek QB Chayce Crouch Quarterbacks) Office Phone: 217-333-1391
TE Louis Dorsey RB Kendrick Foster Gill Byrd (Passing Game Coordinator/ Fax: 217-333-5540
OL Nick Allegretti WR Malik Turner Safeties) Press Box Phone: 217-333-1227
OL Alex Palczewski OL Christian DiLauro Bob Ligashesky (Special Teams Coor- Website: fightingillini.com
OL Larry Boyd dinator) Twitter: @IlliniFootball
OL Doug Kramer Defensive Starters Lost (4) Donnie Abraham (Cornerbacks) Facebook: /IlliniFootball
DE James Crawford Luke Butkus (Offensive Line) Credential Requests:
Defensive Starters Returning (7) LB Tre Watson Austin Clark (Defensive Line) FightingIllini.com/
DE Bobby Roundtree CB Jaylen Dunlap Andrew Hayes-Stoker (Wide Receiv- media
DT Tymir Oliver S Patrick Nelson ers)
DT Jamal Milan
Cory Patterson (Tight Ends) Brown Cell Phone:
LB Del’Shawn Phillips Starting Kickers Lost (0)
Thad Ward (Running Backs) 217-493-9795
LB Dele Harding None
CB Nate Hobbs Brown Email:
Offensive Formation: kwbrown3@illinois.edu
S Bennett Williams *Includes split-time starters
Pro-Style/Multiple
Starting Kickers Returning (2) Neal Cell Phone:
K Chase McLaughlin Defensive Formation: 309-241-0804
P Blake Hayes 4-3 Neal Email:
drneal@illinois.edu

2017 STAT LEADERS 2018 SCHEDULE 2017 RESULTS


DATE OPPONENT 2-10, 0-9 Big Ten
PASSING GP Eff. Comp-Att-Int Pct Yds TD
George 7 112.7 94-181-10 51.9 1273 7 9/1 Kent State 7th/West Division
Crouch 7 85.2 45-91-4 49.5 443 1 9/8 Western Illinois
9/15 vs. South Florida [1] DATE SCORE OPPONENT
9/21 Penn State 9/2 W, 24-21 Ball State
RUSHING GP Att Yds TD INTERCEPTIONS No. Yds TD
10/6 at Rutgers 9/9 W, 20-7 Western Kentucky
EPSTEIN 5 57 346 3 WILLIAMS 3 55 0
10/13 Purdue 9/15 L, 23-47 at South Florida
Foster 12 73 266 1 Watson 1 21 0
10/20 at Wisconsin 9/29 L, 6-28 Nebraska
THOMAS 4 52 233 1 Green 1 19 0
10/27 at Maryland 10/7 L, 16-45 at Iowa
11/3 Minnesota 10/14 L, 24-35 Rutgers
RECEIVING GP Rec. Yds TD DEFENSE GP Tackles Sacks-Yds
11/10 at Nebraska 10/21 L, 17-24 at Minnesota
SMALLING 12 31 510 2 PHILLIPS 11 85 1-5
11/17 Iowa 10/28 L, 10-24 Wisconsin
Turner 10 31 326 0 GREEN 10 70 0-0
11/24 at Northwestern 11/4 L, 10-29 at Purdue
DORSEY 12 22 395 3 Watson 9 65 1.5-15
11/11 L, 14-24 Indiana
West Division Games in Bold 11/18 L, 14-52 at Ohio State
FIELD GOALS FGM-FGA Pct Lg
11/25 L, 7-42 Northwestern
MCLAUGHLIN 12-17 70.6 43 Returnees in ALL CAPS
[1] Soldier Field, Chicago
West Division Games in Bold
PUNTING No. Yds Avg Lg
HAYES 77 3231 42.0 64
MCLAUGHLIN 1 37 37.0 37

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INDIANA HOOSIERS
HEAD COACH QUICK FACTS
Name: Tom Allen UNIVERSITY FACTS: TEAM HISTORY:
Hometown: New Castle, Ind. Location: Bloomington, Ind. First Year of Football: 1885
Bachelor’s Degree: Maranatha Baptist University, Population: 82,575 All-Time Record (Years):
1992 Founded: 1820 81-676-52 (133)
Master’s Degree: Indiana, 2002 Joined Big Ten: 1899 All-Time Big Ten Record (Years):
School Record (years): 5-8 (2) First Year of Big Ten Football: 1900 208-495-31 (118)
Big Ten Record (years): 2-7 (2) Enrollment: 48,514 Big Ten Championships (Last):
Career Record (years): 5-8 (2) Nickname: Hoosiers 2 (1967)
Colors: Cream and Crimson All-Time Bowl Record: 3-8
Marching Band: Marching Hundred National Championships: None
President: Michael McRobbie Consensus All-America Selections: 7
Director of Athletics: Fred Glass First-Team All-Big Ten Selections: 102
Senior Woman Administrator:
Mattie White STADIUM INFORMATION:
2018 ROSTER BREAKDOWN Faculty Representative: Dr. Kurt Zorn Name: Memorial Stadium
Capacity: 52,929
Current team roster available on school website TEAM FACTS: Surface: FieldTurf
Letterwinners Returning: 56 Letterwinners Lost: 26 Head Coach: Tom Allen (Maranatha Largest Crowd/Opponent/Year:
Offense: 29 Offense: 8 Baptist ‘92; Indiana ‘02), 2nd year 56,223 vs. Purdue, 1969
Defense: 24 Defense: 16 Assistant Coaches: Team Record at Home Stadium:
Special Teams: 3 Special Teams: 2 Mike DeBord (Associate Head Coach/ 155-173-3
OC/TE) Ticket Office Phone: 866-IUSPORTS
Offensive Starters Returning (11*) Offensive Starters Lost (3) Mark Hagen (Assistant Defensive
QB Petyon Ramsey QB Richard Lagow Coordinator/DL) MEDIA SERVICES:
WR Donavan Hale WR Simmie Cobbs Jr. Mike Hart (Running Backs) Football Contact:
WR Luke Timian TE Ian Thomas Grant Heard (Passing Game Jeff Keag
WR Nick Westbrook Coordinator/WR) Office Phone:
RB Morgan Ellison Defensive Starters Lost (7) Darren Hiller (Run Game 812-855-6209
RB Mike Majette DL Greg Gooch Coordinator/OL) Cell Phone:
OL Coy Cronk DL Nate Hoff William Inge (Special Teams 812-219-2925
OL Brandon Knight DL Robert McCray III
Coordinator) Fax: 812-855-9401
OL Wes Martin LB Tegray Scales
OL Hunter Littlejohn LB Chris Covington Brandon Shelby (Cornerbacks) Email:
OL Simon Stepaniak CB Rashard Fant Nick Sheridan (Quarterbacks) jkeag@indiana.edu
S Chase Dutra Kasey Teegardin (Safeties) Press Box Phone: 812-855-2754
Defensive Starters Returning (4) Kane Wommack (Linebackers) Website: IUHoosiers.com
DL Jacob Robinson Starting Kickers Lost (1) Twitter: @HoosierFootball
DB Marcelino Ball K Griffin Oakes Offensive Formation: Facebook: /OurIndiana
DB Jonathan Crawford Multiple Credential Requests:
DB Andre Brown Jr. Defensive Formation: IUHoosiers.com/staffdir/ind-media-
*Includes split-time starters Multiple services.html
Starting Kickers Returning (1)
P Haydon Whitehead

2017 STAT LEADERS 2018 SCHEDULE 2017 RESULTS


DATE OPPONENT
5-7, 2-7 Big Ten
PASSING GP Eff. Comp-Att-Int Pct Yds TD
Lagow 10 124.8 172-295-8 58.3 1936 15 9/1 at Florida International T-6th/East Division
RAMSEY 9 127.9 134-205-5 65.4 1252 10 9/8 Virginia
9/15 Ball State DATE SCORE OPPONENT
RUSHING GP Att Yds TD INTERCEPTIONS No. Yds TD 9/22 Michigan State 8/31 L, 21-49 Ohio State
ELLISON 11 143 704 6 Scales 2 0 0 9/29 at Rutgers 9/9 W, 34-17 at Virginia
GEST 10 93 428 1 Fields 1 34 0 10/6 at Ohio State 9/23 W, 52-17 Georgia Southern
RAMSEY 9 92 226 2 Fant 1 0 0 10/13 Iowa 9/30 L, 14-45 at Penn State
CRAWFORD 1 0 0 10/20 Penn State 10/7 W, 27-0 Charleston So.
RECEIVING GP Rec. Yds TD 10/26 at Minnesota 10/14 L, 20-27 Michigan
Cobbs Jr. 12 72 841 8 DEFENSE GP Tackles Sacks-Yds 11/10 Maryland 10/21 L, 9-17 at Michigan State
TIMIAN 12 68 589 2 Dutra 12 96 0-0 11/17 at Michigan 10/28 L, 39-42 at Maryland
Philyor 11 33 335 3 Scales 12 89 6-36 11/24 Purdue 11/4 L, 17-45 Wisconsin
Thomas 10 25 376 5 Covington 12 85 3-22 11/11 W, 24-14 at Illinois
CRAWFORD 12 62 0-0 11/18 W, 41-0 Rutgers
FIELD GOALS FGM-FGA Pct Lg East Division Games in Bold 11/25 L, 24-31 at Purdue
Oakes 16-17 94.1 51 Returnees in ALL CAPS

PUNTING No. Yds Avg Lg East Division Games in Bold


WHITEHEAD 85 3459 40.7 56

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IOWA HAWKEYES
HEAD COACH QUICK FACTS
Name: Kirk Ferentz UNIVERSITY FACTS: TEAM HISTORY:
Hometown: Royal Oak, Mich. Location: Iowa City, Iowa First Year of Football: 1889
High School: St. Clair High School Population: 79,455 All-Time Record (Years):
Bachelor’s Degree: Connecticut, English, 1978 Founded: 1847 641-553-39 (130)
School Record (years): 143-97 (19) Joined Big Ten: 1899 All-Time Big Ten Record (Years):
Big Ten Record (years): 86-68 (19) First Year of Big Ten Football: 1900 324-374-25 (118)
Career Record (years): 155-118 (22) Enrollment: 33,564 Big Ten Championships (Last):
Nickname: Hawkeyes 11 (2004)
Colors: Black and Gold All-Time Bowl Record: 15-15-1
Marching Band: Hawkeye Marching National Championships: 5
Band Consensus All-America Selections: 27
President: Bruce Harreld First-Team All-Big Ten Selections: 218
Director of Athletics: Gary Barta
Senior Woman Administrator: STADIUM INFORMATION:
Barbara Burke Name: Kinnick Stadium
2018 ROSTER BREAKDOWN Faculty Representatives:
David Drake, Nicole Grosland
Capacity: 70,585
Surface: Field Turf
Largest Crowd/Opponent/Year:
Current team roster available on school website
TEAM FACTS: 70,585 (multiple times – last vs.
Lettermen Returning: 45 Lettermen Lost: 23 Head Coach: Kirk Ferentz Michigan, 2016)
Offense: 21 Offense: 13 (Connecticut, 1978), 23rd year Team Record at Home Stadium:
Defense: 21 Defense: 9 Record at Iowa: 143-97, 19 years 285-182-15
Special Teams: 3 Special Teams: 1 Career Record: 155-118, 22 years Ticket Office Phone: 1-800-IA-HAWKS
Assistant Coaches:
Offensive Starters Returning (7) Offensive Starters Lost (4) Kelvin Bell (Recruiting Coordinator/ MEDIA SERVICES:
QB Nate Stanley WR Matt VandeBerg Asst. Defensive Line) Football Contact:
WR Nick Easley RB Akrum Wadley Kelton Copeland (Wide Receivers) Steve Roe
TE Noah Fant OL James Daniels Brian Ferentz (Offensive Coordinator/ Office Phone: 319-
TE T.J. Hockenson OL Sean Welsh
Tight Ends) 335-9411
OL Alaric Jackson
OL Keegan Render Defensive Starters Lost (5) Derrick Foster (Running Backs) Home Phone: 319-
OL Tristan Wirfs DL Nathan Bazata Reese Morgan (Defensive Line) 339-0980
LB Bo Bower Ken O’Keefe (Quarterbacks) Cell Phone: 319-430-
Defensive Starters Returning (6) LB Josey Jewell Phil Parker (Defensive Coordinator/ 6346
DL Matt Nelson LB Ben Niemann Defensive Backs) Fax: 319-335-9417
DE Parker Hesse DB Josh Jackson Tim Polasek (Offensive Line) Email: steven-roe@uiowa.edu
DE Anthony Nelson Seth Wallace (Asst. Defensive Coordi- Press Box Phone: 319-335-9466
DB Jake Gervase Starting Kickers Lost (0) nator/Linebackers) Website: Hawkeyesports.com
DB Matt Hankins None LeVar Woods (Special Teams Coordinator) Twitter: @iowafootball
DB Amani Hooker Chris Doyle (Strength & Conditioning) Facebook: /hawkeyesports
Credential Requests: Hawkeyesports.
Starting Kickers Returning (2) Offensive Formation: com/media
K Miguel Recinos Multiple
P Colten Rastetter Defensive Formation:
4-3

2017 RESULTS
2017 STAT LEADERS 2018 SCHEDULE 8-5, 4-5 Big Ten
PASSING GP Eff. Comp-Att-Int Pct Yds TD
DATE OPPONENT T-3rd/West Division
9/1 Northern Illinois DATE SCORE OPPONENT
STANLEY 13 135.2 196-351-6 55.8 2437 26 9/8 Iowa State 9/2 W, 24-3 Wyoming
9/15 Northern Iowa 9/9 W, 44-41 (OT) at Iowa State
RUSHING GP Att Yds TD INTERCEPTIONS No. Yds TD 9/22 Wisconsin 9/16 W, 31-14 North Texas
Wadley 13 252 1109 10 Jackson 8 168 2 10/6 at Minnesota 9/23 L, 19-21 Penn State
Butler 9 91 396 1 GERVASE 3 29 0 10/13 at Indiana 9/30 L, 10-17 at Michigan State
T. YOUNG 7 45 193 2 10/20 Maryland 10/7 W, 45-16 Illinois
DEFENSE GP Tackles Sacks-Yds 10/27 at Penn State 10/21 L, 10-17 (OT) at Northwestern
RECEIVING GP Rec. Yds TD Jewell 12 136 4.5-44 11/3 at Purdue 10/28 W, 17-10 Minnesota
EASLEY 13 51 530 4 Bower 13 90 1-5 11/10 Northwestern 11/4 W, 55-24 Ohio State
FANT 13 30 494 11 Niemann 13 80 1-9 11/17 at Illinois 11/11 L, 14-38 at Wisconsin
VandeBerg 13 28 384 2 GERVASE 13 58 0-0 11/23 Nebraska 11/18 L, 15-24 Purdue
11/24 W, 56-14 at Nebraska
FIELD GOALS FGM-FGA Pct Lg West Division Games in Bold New Era Pinstripe Bowl
RECINOS 11-13 84.6 48 12/27 W, 27-20 vs. Boston College
Returnees in ALL CAPS
PUNTING No. Yds Avg Lg
GERSONDE 13 552 42.5 61 West Division Games in Bold
RASTETTER 55 2078 37.8 55

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MARYLAND TERRAPINS
HEAD COACH QUICK FACTS
Name: DJ Durkin UNIVERSITY FACTS: TEAM HISTORY:
Hometown: Youngstown, Ohio Location: College Park, Md. First Year of Football: 1892
High School: Boardman High School Population: 32,275 All-Time Record (Years):
Bachelor’s Degree: Bowling Green, business Founded: 1856 644-589-43 (125)
marketing, 2001 Joined Big Ten: 2014 All-Time Big Ten Record (Years):
Master’s Degree: Bowling Green, educational First Year of Big Ten Football: 2014 10-24 (4)
administration and supervision, 2004 Enrollment: 38,140 Big Ten Championships (Last): None
School Record (years): 10-15 (2) Nickname: Terrapins All-Time Bowl Record: 11-14-1
Big Ten Record (years): 5-13 (2) Colors: Red, White, Black, Gold National Championships: 1
Career Record (years): 11-15 (3*) Marching Band: Consensus All-America Selections: 12
Mighty Sound of Maryland First-Team All-Big Ten Selections: 6
* Interim head coach at Florida for 2015 Birmingham Bowl
President: Wallace D. Loh
Director of Athletics: Kevin Anderson STADIUM INFORMATION:
Senior Woman Administrator: Name: Capital One Field at Maryland

2018 ROSTER BREAKDOWN Lori Ebihara


Faculty Representative: Nick Hadley
Stadium
Capacity: 51,802
Current team roster available on school website Surface: FieldTurf
TEAM FACTS: Largest Crowd/Opponent/Year:
Letterwinners Returning: 48 Letterwinners Lost: 25
Offense: 28 Head Coach: DJ Durkin 58,973 vs. Penn State, 1975
Offense: 7
Defense: 19 Defense: 15 (Bowling Green, 2001), 3rd year Team Record at Home Stadium:
Special Teams: 1 Special Teams: 3 Assistant Coaches: 217-138-1
Matt Canada (Offensive Coordinator/ Ticket Office Phone: 301-314-7070
Offensive Starters Returning (9*) Offensive Starters Lost (3) Quarterbacks Coach)
QB Max Bortenschlager WR DJ Moore Andy Buh (Defensive Coordinator) MEDIA SERVICES:
QB Kasim Hill WR Jacquille Veii Chris Beatty (Associate Head Coach/ Football Contact:
RB Ty Johnson TE Derrick Hayward Co-Offensive Coordinator/Wide Dustin Semonavick and Sean Ellenby
WR Taivon Jacobs
OL Terrance Davis Receivers Coach) Office Phone: 301-314-7065
Defensive Starters Lost (6)
OL Brendan Moore DL Cavon Walker Jimmy Brumbaugh (Co-Defensive Fax: 301-314-9094
OL Sean Christie DL Kingsley Opara Coordinator/Defensive Line Coach) Press Box Phone: 301-405-7810
OL Damian Prince DL Chandler Burkett Chuck Heater (Safeties Coach) Website: UMTerps.com
OL Derwin Gray LB Jermaine Carter, Jr. Matt Barnes (Linebackers Coach/Spe- Twitter: @TerpsFootball
DB JC Jackson cial Teams Coordinator) Facebook: /MarylandFootball
Defensive Starters Returning (5) DB Josh Woods Aazaar Abdul-Rahim (Cornerbacks Credential Requests:
DL Mbi Tanyi
Coach) sportssystems.com/
LB Isaiah Davis Starting Kickers Lost (1)
DB Antoine Brooks, Jr. Bryan Stinespring (Offensive Line clients/maryland
K Henry Darmstadter
DB Tino Ellis Coach)
DB Darnell Savage Jafar Williams (Running Backs Coach) Semonavick Cell Phone:
*Includes split-time starters Dave Bucar (Tight Ends Coach) 757-544-8393
Starting Kickers Returning (1) Semonavick Email:
P Wade Lees Offensive Formation: dustin@umd.edu
Multiple
Defensive Formation: Ellenby Cell Phone:
Multiple 410-409-4734
Ellenby Email:
sellenby@umd.edu

2017 STAT LEADERS 2018 SCHEDULE 2017 RESULTS


DATE OPPONENT 4-8, 2-7 Big Ten
PASSING GP Eff. Comp-Att-Int Pct Yds TD
PIGROME 1 235.8 9-12-1 75.0 175 2
9/1 vs. Texas [1] T-6th/East Division
9/8 at Bowling Green
BORTENSCHLAGER 12 109.1 121-233-5 51.9 1313 10 9/15 Temple DATE SCORE OPPONENT
9/22 Minnesota 9/2 W, 51-41 at Texas
RUSHING GP Att Yds TD INTERCEPTIONS No. Yds TD
10/6 at Michigan 9/9 W, 63-17 Towson
JOHNSON 12 137 875 5 SAVAGE 3 93 1
10/13 Rutgers 9/23 L, 10-38 UCF
PIGROME 1 11 64 1 Jackson 3 0 0
10/20 at Iowa 9/30 W, 31-24 at Minnesota
HARRISON 12 137 622 3 Woods 2 24 0
10/27 Illinois 10/7 L, 14-62 at Ohio State
HILL 3 12 60 1 BROOKS 2 0 0
11/3 Michigan State 10/14 L,21-37 Northwestern
11/10 at Indiana 10/21 L, 13-38 at Wisconsin
RECEIVING GP Rec. Yds TD DEFENSE GP Tackles Sacks-Yds
11/17 Ohio State 10/28 W, 42-39 Indiana
D. Moore 12 80 1033 8 Carter 12 90 3.5-29
11/24 at Penn State 11/4 L, 24-31 at Rutgers
JACOBS 12 47 553 5 BROOKS 12 77 1-10
11/11 L, 10-35 Michigan
DAVENPORT 12 13 123 0 DAVIS 12 70 0-0
11/18 L, 7-17 at Michigan State
Woods 10 62 0-0
East Division Games in Bold 11/25 L, 3-66 Penn State
FIELD GOALS FGM-FGA Pct Lg
Darmstadter 7-12 58.3 51 Returnees in ALL CAPS East Division Games in Bold
Greene 1-3 33.3 26 [1] FedExField, Landover, Md.

PUNTING No. Yds Avg Lg


LEES 64 2511 39.2 64

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MICHIGAN WOLVERINES
HEAD COACH QUICK FACTS
Name: Jim Harbaugh UNIVERSITY FACTS: TEAM HISTORY:
Hometown: Palo Alto, Calif. Location: Ann Arbor, Mich. First Year of Football: 1879
High School: Palo Alto High School Population: 114,024 All-Time Record (Years):
Bachelor’s Degree: Michigan, communications, Founded: 1817 943-339-36 (138)
1986 Joined Big Ten: 1896 (charter member) All-Time Big Ten Record (Years):
School Record (years): 28-11 (3) First Year of Big Ten Football: 1896 503-206-18 (111)
Big Ten Record (years): 18-8 (3) Enrollment: 43,625 Big Ten Championships (Last):
Career Record (years): 86-38 (10) Nickname: Wolverines 42 (2004)
Colors: Maize and Blue All-Time Bowl Record: 21-25
Marching Band: University of National Championships: 11
Michigan Marching Band Consensus All-America Selections: 82
President: Mark Schlissel First-Team All-Big Ten Selections: 416
Director of Athletics:
Warde Manuel STADIUM INFORMATION:
2018 ROSTER BREAKDOWN Senior Woman Administrator:
Bitsy Ritt
Name: Michigan Stadium
Capacity: 107,601
Current team roster available on school website
Faculty Representative: Surface: Field Turf
Letterwinners Returning: 63 Letterwinners Lost: 26 Ketra Armstrong Largest Crowd/Opponent/Year:
Offense: 29 Offense: 14 115,109 vs. Notre Dame, 2013
Defense: 29 Defense: 8
Special Teams: 5 Special Teams: 4 TEAM FACTS: Team Record at Home Stadium:
Head Coach: Jim Harbaugh 424-129-15
Offensive Starters Returning (9*) Offensive Starters Lost (4*) (Michigan, 1986), 4th year Ticket Office Phone: 734-764-0247
QB Brandon Peters QB Wilton Speight Assistant Coaches:
RB Karan Higdon FB Henry Poggi Don Brown (Lester Family Defensive MEDIA SERVICES:
WR Donovan Peoples-Jones LT Mason Cole Coordinator/Linebackers) Football Contacts:
TE Zach Gentry C Patrick Kugler Pep Hamilton (Assistant Head Coach/ David Ablauf and Chad Shepard
TE Sean McKeon Passing Game Coordinator/Quarter- Office Phone: 734-764-6456
LG Ben Bredeson Defensive Starters Lost (2) backs)
RG Michael Onwenu DT Maurice Hurst Fax: 734-647-1189
Jay Harbaugh (Running Backs/Asst. Press Box Phone: 734-615-9568
RG Cesar Ruiz LB Mike McCray
Special Teams) Website: MGoBlue.com
RT Juwann Bushell-Beatty
Starting Kickers Lost (1) Greg Mattison (Defensive Line)
Twitter: @umichfootball
Defensive Starters Returning (10*) KO James Foug Jim McElwain (Wide Receivers)
Facebook: /Michiganfball
DE Rashan Gary Sherrone Moore (Tight Ends)
Credential Requests:
DT Bryan Mone Chris Partridge (Special Teams Coordina-
tor/Safeties)
MGoBlue.com/media
DT Aubrey Solomon *Includes split-time starters
DE Chase Winovich Ed Warinner (Offensive Line)
LB Devin Bush Al Washington (Linebackers/Special Ablauf Cell Phone:
LB Khaleke Hudson Packages) 734-323-2281
CB Lavert Hill Mike Zordich (Cornerbacks) Ablauf Email:
CB David Long Ben Herbert (Director of Strength and dablauf@umich.edu
S Tyree Kinnel Conditioning)
S Josh Metellus Shepard Cell Phone:
Offensive Formation: 248-410-4449
Starting Kickers Returning (2)
K Quinn Nordin Pro Style Shepard Email:
P Brad Robbins Defensive Formation: shepchad@umich.edu
4-3

2017 STAT LEADERS 2018 SCHEDULE 2017 RESULTS


8-5, 5-4 Big Ten
PASSING GP Eff. Comp-Att-Int Pct Yds TD DATE OPPONENT
Speight 4 121.9 44-81-2 54.3 581 3 9/1 at Notre Dame 4th/East Division
PETERS 6 113.6 57-108-2 52.8 672 4 9/8 Western Michigan DATE SCORE OPPONENT
9/15 SMU 9/2 vs. Florida W, 33-17
RUSHING GP Att Yds TD INTERCEPTIONS No. Yds TD 9/22 Nebraska 9/9 Cincinnati W, 36-14
HIGDON 13 164 994 11 LONG 2 105 0 9/29 at Northwestern 9/16 Air Force W, 29-13
Isaac 9 88 548 2 KINNEL 2 28 1 10/6 Maryland 9/23 at Purdue W, 28-10
EVANS 13 135 685 6 HILL 2 24 1 10/13 Wisconsin 10/7 Michigan State L, 10-14
10/20 at Michigan State 10/14 at Indiana W, 27-20
RECEIVING GP Rec. Yds TD DEFENSE GP Tackles Sacks-Yds 11/3 Penn State 10/21 at Penn State L, 13-42
PERRY 11 25 307 1 BUSH 13 99 5.5-43 11/10 at Rutgers 10/28 Rutgers W, 35-14
GENTRY 13 17 303 2 McCray 13 84 5-29 11/17 Indiana 11/4 Minnesota W, 33-10
MCKEON 13 31 301 3 HUDSON 13 82 8-64 11/24 at Ohio State 11/11 at Maryland W, 35-10
WINOVICH 13 77 8-45 11/18 at Wisconsin L, 10-24
FIELD GOALS FGM-FGA Pct Lg East Division Games in Bold 11/25 Ohio State L, 20-31
NORDIN 19-24 79.2 55 Returnees in ALL CAPS Outback Bowl
1/1 vs. South Carolina L, 19-26
PUNTING No. Yds Avg Lg
PEOPLES-JONES 40 320 8.0 79 East Division Games in Bold

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MICHIGAN STATE SPARTANS
HEAD COACH QUICK FACTS
Name: Mark Dantonio UNIVERSITY FACTS: TEAM HISTORY:
Hometown: El Paso, Texas Location: East Lansing, Mich. First Year of Football: 1896
High School: Zanesville (Ohio) High School Population: 50,344 All-Time Record (Years):
Bachelor’s Degree: South Carolina, education, 1979 Founded: 1855 694-453-44 (121)
Master’s Degree: Ohio, education, 1980 Joined Big Ten: 1949 All-Time Big Ten Record (Years):
School Record (years): 100-45 (11) First Year of Big Ten Football: 1953 273-212-9 (65)
Big Ten Record (years): 60-30 (11) Enrollment: 50,019 Big Ten Championships (Last):
Career Record (years): 118-62 (14) Nickname: Spartans 9 (2015)
Colors: Green and White All-Time Bowl Record: 12-15
Marching Band: National Championships: 6
Spartan Marching Band Consensus All-America Selections: 31
Interim President: John Engler First-Team All-Big Ten Selections: 173
Interim Athletics Director:
Bill Beekman STADIUM INFORMATION:
2018 ROSTER BREAKDOWN Senior Woman Administrator:
Shelley Appelbaum
Name: Spartan Stadium
Capacity: 75,005
Current team roster available on school website Faculty Representative: TBA Surface: Grass
Largest Crowd/Opponent/Year:
Letterwinners Returning: 49 Letterwinners Lost: 21 TEAM FACTS: 80,401 vs. Notre Dame, 1990
Offense: 23 Offense: 12 Head Coach: Mark Dantonio Team Record at Home Stadium:
Defense: 23 Defense: 8
Special Teams: 3
(South Carolina, 1979), 12th year 364-154-13
Special Teams: 1
Assistant Coaches: Ticket Office Phone: 517-355-1610
Offensive Starters Returning (10) Offensive Starters Lost (1) Mark Staten (Assistant Head Coach/
QB Brian Lewerke C Brian Allen Offensive Line/Recruiting Coordi- MEDIA SERVICES:
RB LJ Scott nator) Football Contact:
WR Felton Davis III Defensive Starters Lost (2)
WR Darrell Stewart Mike Tressel (Defensive Coordinator/ Ben Phlegar
DE Demetrius Cooper
WR Cody White LB Chris Frey Linebackers) Office Phone:
TE Matt Sokol Dave Warner (Co-Offensive Coordina- 517-355-2271
LT Cole Chewins Starting Kickers Lost (1) tor/Running Backs) Cell Phone:
LG David Beedle KO Brett Scanlon
RG Kevin Jarvis Jim Bollman (Co-Offensive Coordina- 517-896-0031
RT Luke Campbell tor/Tight Ends) Fax: 517-353-9636
Chuck Bullough (Defensive Ends) Email:
Defensive Starters Returning (9) Ron Burton (Defensive Tackles) phlegarb@ath.msu.edu
DT Mike Panasiuk
NT Raequan Williams
Brad Salem (Quarterbacks) Press Box Phone: 517-353-0360
DE Kenny Willekes Terrence Samuel (Wide Receivers) Website: msuspartans.com
LB Joe Bachie Don Treadwell (Asst. Defensive Backs/ Twitter: @msu_football
LB Andrew Dowell Special Teams/Freshman) Facebook: /MSUAthletics
CB Justin Layne Credential Requests:
CB Josiah Scott
S David Dowell Offensive Formation: MSUSpartans.com/fbcredentials
S Khari Willis Multiple
Defensive Formation:
Starting Kickers Returning (2) Multiple 4-3
K Matt Coghlin
P Jake Hartbarger 2017 RESULTS
2018 SCHEDULE 10-3, 7-2 Big Ten
2017 STAT LEADERS DATE OPPONENT
8/31 Utah State
T-2nd/East Division
9/8 at Arizona State
PASSING GP Eff. Comp-Att-Int Pct Yds TD 9/22 at Indiana DATE SCORE OPPONENT
LEWERKE 13 127.7 246-417-7 59.0 2793 20 9/29 Central Michigan 9/2 W, 35-10 Bowling Green
10/6 Northwestern 9/9 W, 28-14 Western Michigan
10/13 at Penn State 9/23 L, 18-38 Notre Dame
RUSHING GP Att Yds TD INTERCEPTIONS No. Yds TD
10/20 Michigan 9/30 W, 17-10 Iowa
SCOTT 12 201 898 8 DOWELL 5 78 0
10/27 Purdue 10/7 W, 14-10 at Michigan
LEWERKE 13 124 559 5 BACHIE 3 15 0
11/3 at Maryland 10/14 W, 30-27 at Minnesota
Holmes 11 79 287 1 WILLIS 2 20 0
11/10 Ohio State 10/21 W, 17-9 Indiana
London 12 83 304 3
11/17 at Nebraska 10/28 L, 31-39 (3OT) at Northwestern
DEFENSE GP Tackles Sacks-Yds
11/24 Rutgers 11/4 W, 27-24 Penn State
RECEIVING GP Rec. Yds TD BACHIE 13 100 3.5-16
11/11 L, 3-48 at Ohio State
DAVIS 13 55 776 9 DOWELL 13 74 1-11
East Division Games in Bold 11/18 W, 17-7 Maryland
STEWART 13 50 501 2 WILLEKES 13 73 7-28
11/25 W, 40-7 at Rutgers
WHITE 13 35 490 4 WILLIS 13 71 4-24
Holiday Bowl
Frey 13 55 4-24
12/28 W, 42-17 vs. Washington St.
FIELD GOALS FGM-FGA Pct Lg
COGHLIN 15-19 78.9 46 East Division Games in Bold
Returnees in ALL CAPS
PUNTING No. Yds Avg Lg
HARTBARGER 69 2895 42.0 62

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MINNESOTA GOLDEN GOPHERS
HEAD COACH QUICK FACTS
Name: P.J. Fleck UNIVERSITY FACTS: TEAM HISTORY:
Hometown: Sugar Grove, Illinois Location: Minneapolis, Minn. First Year of Football: 1882
High School: Kaneland High School Population: 400,070 All-Time Record (Years):
Bachelor’s Degree: Northern Illinois, elementary Founded: 1851 687-517-44 (134)
education, 2004 Joined Big Ten: 1896 (charter mem- All-Time Big Ten Record (Years):
School Record (years): 5-7 (1) ber) 346-389-28 (122)
Big Ten Record (years): 2-7 (1) First Year of Big Ten Football: 1896 Big Ten Championships (Last): 18
Career Record (years): 35-29 (5) Enrollment: 51,147 (1967)
Nickname: Golden Gophers All-Time Bowl Record: 7-12
Colors: Maroon and Gold National Championships: 7
Marching Band: University of Min- Consensus All-America Selections: 33
nesota Marching Band First-Team All-Big Ten Selections: 186
President: Eric Kaler
Director of Athletics: Mark Coyle STADIUM INFORMATION:
Senior Woman Administrator: Julie Name: TCF Bank Stadium
2018 ROSTER BREAKDOWN Manning
Faculty Representatives: Emily
Capacity: 50,805
Surface: Field Turf
Current team roster available on school website Hoover, Perry Leo Largest Crowd/Opponent/Year:
54,147 vs. TCU, 2015
Letterwinners Returning: 40 Letterwinners Lost: 26 TEAM FACTS: Team Record at Home Stadium:
Offense: 18 Offense: 12 Head Coach: P.J. Fleck (Northern Il- 36-27
Defense: 19 Defense: 11 linois, 2004), 2nd year Ticket Office Phone: 612-624-8080
Special Teams: 3 Special Teams: 3 Assistant Coaches:
Kirk Ciarrocca (Offensive Coordinator/ MEDIA SERVICES:
Offensive Starters Returning (5) Offensive Starters Lost (6) Quarterbacks) Football Contacts:
RB Rodney Smith QB Demry Croft
Robb Smith (Defensive Coordinator/ Paul Rovnak and Ryan
WR Phillip Howard WR Eric Carter
Linebackers) Tibbitts
LT Donnell Greene WR Will Reger
C Conner Olson TE Brandon Lingen Rob Wenger (Special Teams Coord./
RT Sam Schlueter LG Garrison Wright Outside Linebackers) Rovnak Cell Phone:
RG Vincent Calhoun Jahmile Addae (Defensive Backs) 651-592-5741
Defensive Starters Returning (6) Kenni Burns (Running Backs) Rovnak Email:
DE Nate Umlor Defensive Starters Lost (5) Brian Callahan (Offensive Line) psrovnak@umn.edu
DE Carter Coughlin DT Merrick Jackson Clay Patterson (Tight Ends)
LB Kamal Martin DT Steven Richardson Joe Rossi (Defensive Line) Tibbitts Cell Phone:
LB Thomas Barber LB Jon Celestin Matt Simon (Wide Receivers) 612-619-1634
CB Antonio Shenault CB Kunle Ayinde Marcus West (Defensive Line Pass Tibbitts Email:
S Jacob Huff S Duke McGhee Rush Specialist) rtibbitt@umn.edu

Starting Kickers Returning (1) Starting Kickers Lost (1) Offensive Formation: Press Box Phone: 612-624-6325
K Emmit Carpenter P Ryan Santoso Multiple Website: gophersports.com
Defensive Formation: Twitter: @GopherFootball
4-3 Facebook: /GopherFootball
Credential Requests: GopherSports.
com/media

2018 SCHEDULE 2017 RESULTS


2017 STAT LEADERS 5-7, 2-7 Big Ten
DATE OPPONENT
PASSING GP Eff. Comp-Att-Int Pct Yds TD 8/30 New Mexico State 6th/West Division
Rhoda 7 126.6 59-109-4 54.1 839 5 9/8 Fresno State
Croft 9 86.8 51-123-7 41.5 674 4 9/15 Miami (Oh) DATE SCORE OPPONENT
9/22 at Maryland 8/31 W, 17-7 Buffalo
RUSHING GP Att Yds TD INTERCEPTIONS No. Yds TD 10/6 Iowa 9/9 W, 48-14 at Oregon State
SMITH 12 229 977 3 HUFF 3 67 1 10/13 at Ohio State 9/16 W, 34-3 Middle Tennessee St.
BROOKS* 6 79 369 5 Celestin 1 31 1 10/20 at Nebraska 9/30 L, 24-31 Maryland
McCrary 12 94 496 8 10/26 Indiana 10/7 L, 17-31 at Purdue
DEFENSE GP Tackles Sacks-Yds 11/3 at Illinois 10/14 L, 27-30 Michigan State
RECEIVING GP Rec. Yds TD BARBER 12 115 1.5-10 11/10 Purdue 10/21 W, 24-17 Illinois
JOHNSON 10 35 677 7 Celestin 12 78 1-7 11/17 Northwestern 10/28 L, 10-17 at Iowa
HOWARD 11 11 132 0 HUFF 12 65 0-0 11/24 at Wisconsin 11/4 L, 10-33 at Michigan
DOUGLAS 3 11 83 0 SHENAULT 10 64 1-9 11/11 W, 54-21 Nebraska
Ayinde 11 51 0-0 11/18 L, 0-39 at Northwestern
FIELD GOALS FGM-FGA Pct Lg West Division Games in Bold 11/25 L, 0-31 Wisconsin
CARPENTER 14-20 70.0 49
Returnees in ALL CAPS West Division Games in Bold
PUNTING No. Yds Avg Long
Santoso 66 2838 43.0 68 *Will miss 2018 due to injury

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NEBRASKA CORNHUSKERS
HEAD COACH QUICK FACTS
Name: Scott Frost UNIVERSITY FACTS: TEAM HISTORY:
Hometown: Wood River, Neb. Location: Lincoln, Neb. First Year of Football: 1890
Bachelor’s Degree: Nebraska, Finance, 1997 Population: 280,369 All-Time Record (Years):
School Record (years): 0-0 (1st) Founded: 1869 893-380-40 (128)
Big Ten Record (years): 0-0 (1st) Joined Big Ten: 2011 All-Time Big Ten Record (Years):
Career Record (years): 19-7 (2) First Year of Big Ten Football: 2011 34-24 (7)
Enrollment: 25,897 Big Ten Championships (Last):
Nickname: Cornhuskers, Huskers None
Colors: Scarlet and Cream All-Time Bowl Record: 26-27
Marching Band: National Championships: 5
Cornhusker Marching Band Consensus All-America Selections: 54
Chancellor: Ronnie D. Green First-Team All-Big Ten Selections: 16
Director of Athletics: Bill Moos
Senior Woman Administrator: STADIUM INFORMATION:
Pat Logsdon Name: Memorial Stadium
2018 ROSTER BREAKDOWN Faculty Representative:
Josephine Potuto
Capacity: 86,047
Surface: FieldTurf
Current team roster available on school website Largest Crowd/Opponent/Year:
TEAM FACTS: 91,585 vs. Miami, 2014
Letterwinners Returning: 52 Letterwinners Lost: 25 Head Coach: Scott Frost Team Record at Home Stadium:
Offense: 21 Offense: 12 (Nebraska, 1997), 1st year 415-129-13
Defense: 29 Defense: 10
Assistant Coaches: Ticket Office Phone: 800-8-BIG RED
Special Teams: 2 Special Teams: 3
Erik Chinander (Defensive Coordina-
Offensive Starters Returning (6) Offensive Starters Lost (5) tor) MEDIA SERVICES:
RB Mikale Wilbon QB Tanner Lee Troy Walters (Offensive Coordinator/ Football Contact:
WR Stanley Morgan Jr. WR De’Mornay Pierson-El Receivers) Keith Mann
OL Cole Conrad TE Tyler Hoppes Jovan Dewitt (Special Teams Coordi- Office Phone:
OL Tanner Farmer TE Connor Ketter nator/Outside Linebackers) 402-472-2263
OL Jerald Foster OL Nick Gates Greg Austin (Offensive Line) Cell Phone:
OL Brenden Jaimes Sean Beckton (Tight Ends) 402-540-0274
Defensive Starters Lost (4*) Mike Dawson (Defensive Line) Fax: 402-472-2005
Defensive Starters Returning (8*) LB Marcus Newby Travis Fisher (Defensive Backs) Email:
DL Freedom Akinmoladun LB Chris Weber Ryan Held (Running Backs) kmann@huskers.com
DL Carlos Davis DB Chris Jones Barrett Ruud (Inside Linebackers) Press Box Phone: 402-472-2279
DL Mick Stoltenberg DB Joshua Kalu Mario Verduzco (Quarterbacks) Website: huskers.com
LB Luke Gifford Twitter: @huskers, @huskerfbnation
LB Dedrick Young II Starting Kickers Lost (1)
Facebook: /huskers
DB Lamar Jackson K Drew Brown
DB Eric Lee Jr. Offensive Formation: Credential Requests:
DB Aaron Williams Multiple Huskers.com/media
*Includes split-time starters
Starting Kickers Returning (1) Defensive Formation:
P Caleb Lightbourn Multiple

2017 STAT LEADERS 2018 SCHEDULE 2017 RESULTS


PASSING GP Eff. Comp-Att-Int Pct Yds TD
4-8, 3-6 Big Ten
DATE OPPONENT
Lee 12 129.4 246-428-16 57.5 3143 23 9/1 Akron 5th/West Division
O’BRIEN 4 107.1 18-30-1 60.0 192 0 9/8 Colorado
9/15 Troy DATE SCORE OPPONENT
RUSHING GP Att Yds TD INTERCEPTIONS No. Yds TD 9/22 at Michigan 9/2 W, 43-36 Arkansas State
OZIGBO 10 129 493 3 WILLIAMS 2 41 1 9/29 Purdue 9/9 L, 35-42 at Oregon
WILBON 11 88 379 6 Kalu 2 32 0 10/6 at Wisconsin 9/16 L, 17-21 Northern Illinois
BRYANT 2 51 299 2 10/13 at Northwestern 9/23 W, 27-17 Rutgers
BRADLEY 6 24 93 0 DEFENSE GP Tackles Sacks-Yds 10/20 Minnesota 9/29 W, 28-6 at Illinois
Weber 12 87 1-6 11/3 at Ohio State 10/7 L, 17-38 Wisconsin
RECEIVING GP Rec. Yds TD YOUNG 12 80 1-5 11/10 Illinois 10/14 L, 14-56 Ohio State
MORGAN 11 61 986 10 Newby 10 55 0-0 11/17 Michigan State 10/28 W, 25-24 at Purdue
SPIELMAN 11 55 830 2 WILLIAMS 10 48 0-0 11/23 at Iowa 11/4 L, 24-31 Northwestern
Pierson-El 12 45 623 5
11/11 L, 21-54 at Minnesota
11/18 L, 44-56 at Penn State
FIELD GOALS FGM-FGA Pct Lg Returnees in ALL CAPS West Division Games in Bold 11/24 L, 14-56 Iowa
Brown 12-14 85.7 44
West Division Games in Bold
PUNTING No. Yds Avg Lg
LIGHTBOURN 59 2486 42.1 69

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NORTHWESTERN WILDCATS
HEAD COACH QUICK FACTS
Name: Pat Fitzgerald UNIVERSITY FACTS: TEAM HISTORY:
Hometown: Orland Park, Ill. Location: Evanston, Ill. First Year of Football: 1882
High School: Carl Sandburg High School Population: 75,000 All-Time Record (Years):
Bachelor’s Degree: Northwestern, organizational Founded: 1851 535-661-44 (136)
studies, 1997 Joined Big Ten: 1896 (charter member) All-Time Big Ten Record (Years):
School Record (years): 87-65 (12) First Year of Big Ten Football: 1896 279-479-22 (122)
Big Ten Record (years): 48-50 (12) Enrollment: 8,367 Big Ten Championships (Last):
Career Record (years): 87-65 (12) Nickname: Wildcats 8 (2000)
Color: Purple All-Time Bowl Record: 4-10
Marching Band: Northwestern National Championships: None
University Marching Band Consensus All-America Selections: 13
President: Morton O. Schapiro First-Team All-Big Ten Selections: 138
Director of Athletics: James J. Phillips
Senior Woman Administrator: STADIUM INFORMATION:
Janna Blais Name: Ryan Field
2018 ROSTER BREAKDOWN Faculty Representative: Capacity: 47,330
Robert Gundlach Surface: Grass
Current team roster available on school website Largest Crowd/Opponent/Year:
Letterwinners Returning: 61 Letterwinners Lost: 15 TEAM FACTS: 55,752 vs. Notre Dame, 1962
Offense: 33 Offense: 7 Head Coach: Pat Fitzgerald Team Record at Home Stadium:
Defense: 26 Defense: 7 (Northwestern, 1997), 13th year 232-253-10
Special Teams: 2 Special Teams: 1 Assistant Coaches: Ticket Office Phone: 888-GO-PURPLE
Lou Ayeni (Running Backs/Recruiting
Offensive Starters Returning (7) Offensive Starters Lost (4) Coordinator) MEDIA SERVICES:
QB Clayton Thorson RB Justin Jackson Adam Cushing (Offensive Line) Football Contact:
WR Flynn Nagel WR Macan Wilson Jeff Genyk (Special Teams Coordina- Paul Kennedy
WR Bennett Skowronek SB Garrett Dickerson tor) Office Phone:
LT Blake Hance C Brad North Mike Hankwitz (Defensive Coordina- 847-467-2028
LG J.B. Butler tor) Cell Phone:
RG Tommy Doles Defensive Starters Lost (4) Bob Heffner (Superbacks) 312-497-5990
RT Rashawn Slater DT Tyler Lancaster Marty Long (Defensive Line) Fax: 847-491-8818
LB Brett Walsh Matt MacPherson (Associate Head Email:
Defensive Starters Returning (7) S Kyle Queiro
Coach/Cornerbacks) pkennedy@northwestern.edu
DE Joe Gaziano S Godwin Igwebuike
DT Jordan Thompson Mick McCall (Offensive Coordinator) Press Box Phone: 847-491-8835
DE Samdup Miller Starting Kickers Lost (1) Tim McGarigle (Linebackers) Website: NUsports.com
LB Paddy Fisher P Hunter Niswander Dennis Springer (Wide Receivers) Twitter: @NUFBFamily
LB Nate Hall Facebook: /NUFootball
CB Montre Hartage Offensive Formation: Credential Requests: NUsports.com/
CB Alonzo Mayo Spread school-bio/media-services.html
Defensive Formation:
Starting Kickers Returning (1) 4-3
K Charlie Kuhbander

2017 RESULTS
2017 STAT LEADERS 2018 SCHEDULE
10-3, 7-2 Big Ten
PASSING GP Eff. Comp-Att-Int Pct Yds TD DATE OPPONENT
THORSON 13 121.3 262-434-12 60.4 2844 15 8/30 at Purdue
2nd/West Division
Alviti 5 124.2 11-22-0 50.0 155 1 9/8 Duke DATE SCORE OPPONENT
9/15 Akron 9/2 W, 31-20 Nevada
RUSHING GP Att Yds TD INTERCEPTIONS No. Yds TD 9/29 Michigan 9/9 L, 17-41 at Duke
Jackson 13 287 1311 11 Queiro 5 85 1 10/6 at Michigan State 9/16 W, 49-7 Bowling Green
LARKIN 13 84 503 5 HARTAGE 3 0 0 10/13 Nebraska 9/30 L, 24-33 at Wisconsin
Alviti 5 13 142 1 10/20 at Rutgers 10/7 L, 7-31 Penn State
DEFENSE GP Tackles Sacks-Yds 10/27 Wisconsin 10/14 W, 37-21 at Maryland
RECEIVING GP Rec. Yds TD FISHER 13 113 0-0 11/3 Notre Dame 10/21 W, 17-10 Iowa
SKOWRONEK 13 45 644 5 HALL 13 79 5-28 11/10 at Iowa 10/28 W, 39-31 Michigan State
NAGEL 13 48 489 2 Igwebuike 13 78 0-0 11/17 at Minnesota 11/4 W, 31-24 at Nebraska
Wilson 13 32 446 1 Walsh 13 67 1-8 11/24 Illinois 11/11 W, 23-13 Purdue
Dickerson 13 37 401 4 Queiro 13 60 0-0 11/18 W, 39-0 Minnesota
11/25 W, 42-7 at Illinois
FIELD GOALS FGM-FGA Pct Lg West Division Games in Bold Music City Bowl
KUHBANDER 13-16 81.3 40 Returnees in ALL CAPS 12/29 W, 24-23 vs. Kentucky

PUNTING No. Yds Avg Lg West Division Games in Bold
Niswander 67 2883 43.0 80
KUBIUK 2 72 36.0 45

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OHIO STATE BUCKEYES
HEAD COACH QUICK FACTS
UNIVERSITY FACTS: TEAM HISTORY:
Name: Urban Meyer
Location: Columbus, Ohio First Year of Football: 1890
Hometown: Ashtabula, Ohio
Population: 850,106 All-Time Record (Years):
High School: St. John High School
Founded: 1870 898-324-53 (128)*
Bachelor’s Degree: Cincinnati, pyschology, 1986
Joined Big Ten: 1912 All-Time Big Ten Record (Years):
Master’s Degree: Ohio State, sports administration,
First Year of Big Ten Football: 1913 504-174-24 (104)*
1988 Enrollment: 59,837 Big Ten Championships (Last):
School Record (years): 73-8 (6) Nickname: Buckeyes 36 (2017)*
Big Ten Record (years): 47-3 (6) Colors: Scarlet and Gray All-Time Bowl Record: 23-25*
Career Record (years): 177-31 (16) Marching Band: The Ohio State National Championships: 8
University Marching Band Consensus All-America Selections: 83
President: Michael V. Drake First-Team All-Big Ten Selections: 401
Director of Athletics: Eugene Smith
Senior Woman Administrator: STADIUM INFORMATION:
2018 ROSTER BREAKDOWN Janine Oman Name: Ohio Stadium
Current team roster available on school website Faculty Representative: Capacity: 104,944
Letterwinners Returning: 49 Letterwinners Lost: 16 John E. Davidson Surface: Field Turf
Offense: 23 Offense: 5 Largest Crowd/Opponent/Year:
Defense: 22 Defense: 11 TEAM FACTS: 110,045 vs. Michigan, 2016
Special Teams: 4 Special Teams: 0 Head Coach: Urban Meyer Team Record at Home Stadium:
(Cincinnati, 1986), 7th year 437-111-20*
Offensive Starters Returning (8*) Offensive Starters Lost (4*) Assistant Coaches: Ticket Office Phone: 614-292-2624
RB J.K. Dobbins QB J.T. Barrett Greg Schiano (Associate Head Coach/
WR Parris Campbell TE Marcus Baugh Defensive Coordinator) MEDIA SERVICES:
WR Terry McLaurin LT Jamarco Jones Alex Grinch (Co-Defensive Football Contact:
WR Austin Mack C Billy Price Coordinator/Safeties) Jerry Emig
LG Michael Jordan Larry Johnson (Assistant Head Coach/
RG Demetrius Knox Defensive Starters Lost (8*) Office Phone:
Defensive Line) 614-688-0343
RG Branden Bowen DL Tracy Sprinkle Bill Davis (Linebackers)
RT Isaiah Prince DL Jalyn Holmes Cell Phone:
Taver Johnson (Cornerbacks/Special 614-203-2766
DE Tyquan Lewis
Teams Coordinator) Fax: 614-292-8547
Defensive Starters Returning (4*) DE Sam Hubbard
DE Nick Bosa LB Chris Worley Kevin Wilson (Offensive Coordinator/ Email:
DT Dre’mont Jones LB Jerome Baker Tight Ends) emig.2@osu.edu
CB Damon Arnette CB Denzel Ward Ryan Day (Offensive Coordinagtor/ Press Box Phone: 614-292-1812
S Jordan Fuller S Damon Webb Quarterbacks) Website: ohiostatebuckeyes.com
Tony Alford (Assistant Head Coach for Twitter: @OhioStAthletics
Starting Kickers Returning (3) Starting Kickers Lost (0) Offense/Running Backs) Facebook: /Buckeyes
K Sean Nuernberger None Zach Smith (Wide Receivers) Credential Requests:
KO Blake Haubeil Greg Studrawa (Offensive Line) OhioStatebuckeyes.com/media
P Drue Chrisman Offensive Formation:
*Includes split-time starters Power Spread
Defensive Formation:
Multiple * All Ohio State wins vacated from 2010 season

2017 STAT LEADERS 2018 SCHEDULE 2017 RESULTS


DATE OPPONENT 12-2, 8-1 Big Ten
PASSING GP Eff. Comp-Att-Int Pct Yds TD 9/1 Oregon State
Barrett 14 160.1 240-371-9 64.7 3053 35 1st/East Division
9/8 Rutgers
HASKINS 8 173.1 40-57-1 70.2 565 4 9/15 vs. TCU [1] Big Ten Champion
9/22 Tulane DATE SCORE OPPONENT
RUSHING GP Att Yds TD INTERCEPTIONS No. Yds TD 9/29 at Penn State
DOBBINS 14 194 1403 7 FULLER 3 51 0 8/31 W, 49-21 at Indiana
10/6 Indiana 9/9 L, 16-31 Oklahoma
Barrett 14 165 798 12 ARNETTE 2 35 0 10/13 Minnesota
MCCALL 4 14 111 1 Ward 1 0 0 9/16 W, 38-7 Army West Point
10/20 at Purdue 9/23 W, 54-21 UNLV
HASKINS 8 24 86 0 11/3 Nebraska
DEFENSE GP Tackles Sacks-Yds 9/30 W, 56-0 at Rutgers
11/10 at Michigan State 10/7 W, 62-14 Maryland
RECEIVING GP Rec. Yds TD Baker 13 72 3.5-25 11/17 at Maryland
CAMPBELL 13 40 584 3 FULLER 13 70 0-0 10/14 W, 56-14 at Nebraska
11/24 Michigan 10/28 W, 39-38 Penn State
HILL 14 56 549 3 BORLAND 14 58 1-10
DIXON 13 18 422 8 Worley 12 56 1-13 11/4 L, 24-55 at Iowa
MCLAURIN 14 29 436 6 ARNETTE 14 44 0-0 11/11 W, 48-3 Michigan State
East Division Games in Bold 11/18 W, 52-14 Illinois
MACK 13 24 343 2
11/25 W, 31-20 at Michigan
[1] AT&T Stadium, Arlington, Texas Big Ten Championship Game
FIELD GOALS FGM-FGA Pct Lg
NUERNBERGER 17-21 81.0 44 Returnees in ALL CAPS 12/2 W, 27-21 vs. Wisconsin
Goodyear Cotton Bowll
PUNTING No. Yds Avg Lg 12/29 W, 24-7 vs. Southern California
CHRISMAN 51 2256 44.2 62
East Division Games in Bold

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PENN STATE NITTANY LIONS
HEAD COACH QUICK FACTS
Name: James Franklin UNIVERSITY FACTS: TEAM HISTORY:
Hometown: Langhorne, Pa. Location: University Park, Pa. First Year of Football: 1887
High School: Neshaminy High School Population: 42,034 All-Time Record (Years):
Bachelor’s Degree: East Stroudsburg, psychology, Founded: 1855 878-387-42 (131)
1995 Joined Big Ten: 1990 All-Time Big Ten Record (Years):
School Record (years): 36-17 (4) First Year of Big Ten Football: 1993 126-75 (25)
Big Ten Record (years): 20-13 (4) Enrollment: 45,610 Big Ten Championships (Last):
Career Record (years): 60-32 (7) Nickname: Nittany Lions 4 (2016)
Colors: Blue and White All-Time Bowl Record: 29-17-2
Marching Band: Penn State Blue Band National Championships: 2
President: Eric Barron Consensus All-America Selections: 42
Director of Athletics: Sandy Barbour First-Team All-Big Ten Selections: 86
Senior Woman Administrator:
Charmelle Green STADIUM INFORMATION:
Faculty Representative: Name: Beaver Stadium
2018 ROSTER BREAKDOWN Dennis Scanlon Capacity: 106,572
Surface: Natural Grass
Current team roster available on school website TEAM FACTS: Largest Crowd/Opponent/Year:
Head Coach: James Franklin 110,823 vs. Michigan, 2017
Letterwinners Returning: 39 Letterwinners Lost: 22 (East Stroudsburg, 1995), 5th year Team Record at Home Stadium:
Offense: 16 Offense: 9 Assistant Coaches: 287-70-0
Defense: 21 Defense: 11 Brent Pry (Defensive Coordinator/ Ticket Office Phone: 800-NITTANY
Special Teams: 2 Special Teams: 2 Linebackers)
Ricky Rahne (Offensive Coordinator/ MEDIA SERVICES:
Offensive Starters Returning (8*) Offensive Starters Lost (4*)
QB Trace McSorley RB Saquon Barkley Quarterbacks) Football Contact:
WR Juwan Johnson WR DaeSean Hamilton Phil Galiano (Special Teams Kristina Petersen
WR DeAndre Thompkins TE Mike Gesicki Coordinator/Assistant Defensive Office Phone:
OL Ryan Bates OL Brendan Mahon Line) 814-865-1757
OL Will Fries Tim Banks (Co-Defensive Cell Phone:
OL Steven Gonzalez Defensive Starters Lost (8) Coordinator/Safeties) 814-883-4581
OL Connor McGovern DT Curtis Cothran Tyler Bowen (Offensive Recruiting Fax: 814-863-3165
OL Chasz Wright DT Parker Cothren Coordinator/Tight Ends) Email: kap18@psu.edu
LB Manny Bowen
Defensive Starters Returning (3) LB Jason Cabinda David Corley (Wide Receivers) Press Box Phone:
DE Ryan Buchholz CB Christian Campbell Matt Limegrover (Run Game 814-863-1121
DE Shareef Miller CB Grant Haley Coordinator/Offensive Line) Website: GoPSUsports.com
LB Koa Farmer S Marcus Allen Ja’Juan Seider (Running Backs) Twitter: @PennStateFball
S Troy Apke Terry M. Smith (Assistant Head Facebook: /PSUFball
Starting Kickers Returning (1) Coach/Defensive Recruiting Credential Requests:
P Blake Gillikin Starting Kickers Lost (1) Coordinator/Cornerbacks) GoPSUsports.com/media
K Tyler Davis
Sean Spencer (Associate Head Coach/
Run Game Coordinator/Defensive
*Includes split-time starters Line)
Offensive Formation:
Multiple
Defensive Formation:
Multiple

2017 RESULTS
2017 STAT LEADERS 2018 SCHEDULE
11-2, 7-2 Big Ten
PASSING GP Eff. Comp-Att-Int Pct Yds TD DATE OPPONENT
MCSORLEY 13 153.7 284-427-10 66.5 3570 28 9/1 Appalachian State
T-2nd/East Division
STEVENS 9 137.7 14-27-0 51.9 158 3 9/8 at Pittsburgh DATE SCORE OPPONENT
9/15 Kent State 9/2 W, 52-0 Akron
RUSHING GP Att Yds TD INTERCEPTIONS No. Yds TD 9/21 at Illinois 9/9 W, 33-14 Pittsburgh
Barkley 13 217 1271 18 ORUWARIYE 4 17 0 9/29 Ohio State 9/16 W, 56-0 Georgia State
MCSORLEY 13 144 491 11 Haley 2 46 0 10/13 Michigan State 9/23 W, 21-19 at Iowa
STEVENS 9 27 190 4 10/20 at Indiana 9/30 W, 45-14 Indiana
DEFENSE GP Tackles Sacks-Yds 10/27 Iowa 10/7 W, 31-7 at Northwestern
RECEIVING GP Rec. Yds TD Cabinda 13 88 2.5-18 11/3 at Michigan 10/21 W, 42-13 Michigan
11/10 Wisconsin 10/28 L, 38-39 at Ohio State
Hamilton 13 53 857 9 Allen 13 72 1-4
11/17 at Rutgers 11/4 L, 24-27 at Michigan State
JOHNSON 13 54 701 1 Smith 13 62 0-0 11/24 Maryland 11/11 W, 35-6 Rutgers
Barkley 13 54 632 3 Apke 13 55 0-0
11/18 W, 56-44 Nebraska
Gesicki 13 57 563 9 Bowen 9 51 1.5-15 11/25 W, 66-3 at Maryland
FARMER 13 48 1-4 East Division Games in Bold Fiesta Bowl
FIELD GOALS FGM-FGA Pct Lg 12/30 W, 35-28 vs. Washington
Davis 9-17 52.9 47 Returnees in ALL CAPS
East Division Games in Bold
PUNTING No. Yds Avg Lg
GILLIKIN 52 2244 43.2 57

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PURDUE BOILERMAKERS
HEAD COACH QUICK FACTS
Name: Jeff Brohm UNIVERSITY FACTS: TEAM HISTORY:
Hometown: Louisville, Ky. Location: West Lafayette, Ind. First Year of Football: 1887
High School: Trinity High School Population: 28,778 All-Time Record (Years):
Bachelor’s Degree: Louisville, business administra- Founded: 1869 608-560-48 (130)
tion, 1994 Joined Big Ten: 1896 (charter member) All-Time Big Ten Record (Years):
School Record (years): 7-6 (1) First Year of Big Ten Football: 1896 327-396-32 (122)
Big Ten Record (years): 4-5 (1) Enrollment: 39,409 Big Ten Championships (Last):
Career Record (years): 37-16 (5) Nickname: Boilermakers 8 (2000)
Colors: Old Gold and Black All-Time Bowl Record: 10-8
Marching Band: Purdue National Championships: None
“All-American” Marching Band Consensus All-America Selections: 20
President: Mitch Daniels First-Team All-Big Ten Selections: 169
Director of Athletics:
Mike Bobinski STADIUM INFORMATION:
2018 ROSTER BREAKDOWN Senior Woman Administrator: Name: Ross-Ade Stadium
Current team roster available on school website Nancy Cross Capacity: 57,236
Faculty Representatives: Surface: Prescription Athletic Turf/
Letterwinners Returning: 53 Letterwinners Lost: 18 Marcy Towns, Phillip VanFossen Bermuda Grass
Offense: 28 Offense: 6 Largest Crowd/Opponent/Year:
Defense: 19 Defense: 12 TEAM FACTS: 71,629 vs. Indiana, 1980
Special Teams: 6 Special Teams: 0
Head Coach: Jeff Brohm Team Record at Home Stadium:
Offensive Starters Returning (13*) Offensive Starters Lost (2) (Louisville, 1994), 2nd year 280-181-13
QB David Blough WR Anthony Mahoungou Assistant Coaches: Ticket Office Phone: 765-494-3194
QB Elijah Sindelar OT David Steinmetz Brian Brohm (Co-Offensive
RB Tario Fuller Coordinator/Quarterbacks) MEDIA SERVICES:
RB D.J. Knox Defensive Starters Lost (7) Nick Holt (Co-Defensive Coordinator/ Football Contact:
RB Richie Worship DT Gelen Robinson Linebackers), Matt Rector
WR Jackson Anthrop DE Danny Ezechukwu Anthony Poindexter (Co-Defensive Office Phone:
WR Jared Sparks DE Austin Larkin Coordinator/Secondary), 765-494-3196
TE Cole Herdman LB Ja’Whaun Bentley
JaMarcus Shephard (Co-Offensive Cell Phone:
C Kirk Barron LB T.J. McCollum
OG Shane Evans CB Josh Okonye Coordinator/Wide Receivers), 765-237-1330
OG Matt McCann CB Da’Wan Hunte Chris Barclay (Running Backs), Fax: 765-494-5447
OT Grant Hermanns Derrick Jackson (Cornerbacks), Email:
OT Eric Swingler Starting Kickers Lost (0) Reggie Johnson (Defensive Line), rector@purdue.edu
None Mark Tommerdahl (Special Teams/ Press Box Phone:
Defensive Starters Returning (4) Tight Ends) 765-494-9079 or 9080
DT Lorenzo Neal *Includes split-time starters Dale Williams (Offensive Line) Website: purduesports.com
LB Markus Bailey Kevin Wolthausen (Special Teams/ Twitter: @BoilerFootball
S Jacob Thieneman
Defense) Facebook: /purduesports
S Navon Mosely
Offensive Formation: Credential Requests:
Starting Kickers Returning (3*) Multiple sportssystems.com/Purdue
K Spencer Evans Defensive Formation:
K J.D. Dellinger Multiple
P Joe Schopper

2017 STAT LEADERS 2018 SCHEDULE 2017 RESULTS


DATE OPPONENT 7-6, 4-5 Big Ten
PASSING GP Eff. Comp-Att-Int Pct Yds TD
SINDELAR 12 124.2 187-329-7 56.8 2099 18
8/30 Northwestern T-3rd/West Division
9/8 Eastern Michigan
BLOUGH 9 137.8 102-157-4 65.0 1103 9 DATE SCORE OPPONENT
9/15 Missouri
9/2 L, 28-35 Louisville
9/22 Boston College
RUSHING GP Att Yds TD PUNTING No. Yds Avg Lg 9/8 W, 44-21 Ohio
9/29 at Nebraska
JONES 10 113 566 1 SCHOPPER 73 2953 40.5 68 9/16 W, 35-3 at Missouri
10/13 at Illinois
KNOX 13 90 561 2 9/23 L, 10-28 Michigan
10/20 Ohio State
FULLER 3 43 261 2 INTERCEPTIONS No. Yds TD 10/7 W, 31-17 Minnesota
10/27 at Michigan State
Ezechukwu 2 38 0 10/14 L, 9-17 at Wisconsin
11/3 Iowa
RECEIVING GP Rec. Yds TD MOSLEY 2 7 0 10/21 L, 12-14 at Rutgers
11/10 at Minnesota
Mahoungou 13 40 688 8 Bentley 1 76 1 10/28 L, 24-25 Nebraska
11/17 Wisconsin
Phillips 13 44 424 2 Hunte 1 42 0 11/4 W, 29-10 Illinois
11/24 at Indiana
ANTHROP 13 47 423 5 11/11 L, 13-23 at Northwestern
DEFENSE GP Tackles Sacks-Yds 11/18 W, 24-15 at Iowa
FIELD GOALS FGM-FGA Pct Lg Bentley 12 97 1-5 11/25 W, 31-24 Indiana
West Division Games in Bold
EVANS 8-11 72.7 49 BAILEY 13 89 7-56 Foster Farms Bowl
DELLINGER 9-13 69.2 40 THIENEMAN 13 80 2-13 12/27 W, 38-35 vs. Arizona
McCollum 10 69 3-17
West Division Games in Bold
Returnees in ALL CAPS

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RUTGERS SCARLET KNIGHTS
HEAD COACH QUICK FACTS
Name: Chris Ash UNIVERSITY FACTS: TEAM HISTORY:
Hometown: Ottumwa, Iowa Location: New Brunswick, N.J. First Year of Football: 1869
High School: Ottumwa High School Population: 56,160 All-Time Record (Years):
Bachelor’s Degree: Drake, education, 1996 Founded: 1766 649-646-2 (148)
Master’s Degree: Iowa State, education, 2005 Joined Big Ten: 2014 All-Time Big Ten Record (Years):
School Record (years): 6-18 (2) First Year of Big Ten Football: 2014 7-27 (4)
Big Ten Record (years): 3-15 (2) Enrollment: 65,000 Big Ten Championships (Last): None
Career Record (years): 6-18 (2) Nickname: Scarlet Knights All-Time Bowl Record: 6-4
Color: Scarlet National Championships: 1 (1869)
Marching Band: The Pride of New Consensus All-America Selections: 4
Jersey First-Team All-Big Ten Selections: 1
President: Robert L. Barchi
Director of Athletics: Patrick Hobbs STADIUM INFORMATION:
Senior Woman Administrator: Name: High Point Solutions Stadium
Kate Hickey Capacity: 52,454
2018 ROSTER BREAKDOWN Faculty Representative:
Thomas M. Stephens
Surface: FieldTurf
Largest Crowd/Opponent/Year:
Current team roster available on school website 53,774 vs. Penn State, 2014
TEAM FACTS: Team Record at Home Stadium:
Letterwinners Returning: 42 Letterwinners Lost: 25 Head Coach: Chris Ash 74-76
Offense: 16 Offense: 12 (Drake, 1996), 3rd year Ticket Office Phone: 866-445-GORU
Defense: 24 Defense: 11 Assistant Coaches:
Special Teams: 2 Special Teams: 2 John McNulty (Offensive Coordinator/ MEDIA SERVICES:
Quarterbacks) Football Contacts:
Offensive Starters Returning (7) Offensive Starters Lost (5) Jay Niemann (Defensive Coordinator/ Hasim Phillips and Jimmy Gill
OL Tariq Cole OL Dorian Miller Linebackers) Fax: 732-445-8899
OL Michael Maietti OL Marcus Applefield Vince Okruch (Special Teams Press Box Phone: 732-445-7028
OL Jonah Jackson RB Gus Edwards Coordinator/Tight Ends) Credential Requests:
OL Kamaal Seymour WR Janarion Grant
Henry Baker (Cornerbacks) credentials@scarletknights.com
QB Gio Rescigno WR Damon Mitchell
AJ Blazek (Associate Head Coach/ Website: ScarletKnights.com
TE Jerome Washington
WR Mohamed Jabbie Defensive Starters Lost (4) Offensive Line) Twitter: @RFootball
LB Ross Douglas Corey Brown (Defensive Line) Instagram: @RFootball
Defensive Starters Returning (8) DL Sebastian Joseph Nunzio Campanile (Running Backs) Facebook:
DL Kevin Wilkins DL Kemoko Turay Lester Erb (Wide Receivers) /RFootballShow
DL Jon Bateky DB Kiy Hester Toby Neinas (Outside Linebackers/
LB Trevor Morris Specialists) Phillips Cell Phone:
LB Deonte Roberts Starting Kickers Lost (2*) Noah Joseph (Co-defensive coordina- 732-470-9457
DB Damon Hayes P Ryan Anderson tor/Safeties) Phillips Email:
DB Blessuan Austin K Andrew Harte Kenny Parker (Head Football Strength hphillips@scarletknights.com
DB Isaiah Wharton and Conditioning)
DB Saquan Hampton *Includes split-time starters Gill Cell Phone:
Offensive Formation: 732-991-9486
Starting Kickers Returning (1*) Multiple Gill Email:
K Justin Davidovicz
Defensive Formation: jgill@scarletknights.com
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PASSING GP Eff. Comp-Att-Int Pct Yds TD DATE OPPONENT 4-8, 3-6 Big Ten
Bolin 6 98.2 73-133-6 54.9 711 3 9/1 Texas State 5th/East Division
RESCIGNO 9 95.0 47-100-1 47.0 517 2 9/8 at Ohio State
9/15 at Kansas DATE SCORE OPPONENT
RUSHING GP Att Yds TD INTERCEPTIONS No. Yds TD 9/1 L, 14-30 Washington
Edwards 12 164 713 6 Hester 3 95 2 9/22 Buffalo
9/29 Indiana 9/9 L, 13-16 Eastern Michigan
Martin 12 99 434 3 HARRIS 3 29 0 9/16 W, 65-0 Morgan State
BLACKSHEAR 11 39 238 3 GRAY 2 0 0 10/6 Illinois
10/13 Maryland 9/23 L, 17-27 at Nebraska
BATTLE 1 25 0 9/30 L, 0-56 Ohio State
RECEIVING GP Rec. Yds TD 10/20 Northwestern
11/3 at Wisconsin 10/14 W, 35-24 at Illinois
WASHINGTON 12 28 282 1 DEFENSE GP Tackles Sacks-Yds 10/21 W, 14-12 Purdue
Grant 7 16 167 1 MORRIS 12 118 0.5-0 11/10 Michigan
11/17 Penn State 10/28 L, 14-35 at Michigan
Mitchell 10 10 130 0 ROBERTS 12 104 0-0 11/4 W, 31-24 Maryland
Turay 12 65 4-27 11/24 at Michigan State
11/11 L, 6-35 at Penn State
FIELD GOALS FGM-FGA Pct Lg GRAY 10 58 1.5-8 11/18 L, 0-41 at Indiana
Harte 7-10 70.0 50 HAYES 12 48 0-0 11/25 L, 7-40 Michigan State
East Division Games in Bold
PUNTING No. Yds Avg Lg
Anderson 79 3508 44.4 70 Returnees in ALL CAPS East Division Games in Bold

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WISCONSIN BADGERS
HEAD COACH QUICK FACTS
Name: Paul Chryst UNIVERSITY FACTS: TEAM HISTORY:
Hometown: Madison, Wis. Location: Madison, Wis. First Year of Football: 1889
High School: Platteville High School Population: 252,551 All-Time Record (Years):
Bachelor’s Degree: Wisconsin, political science, Founded: 1848 697-490-53 (129)
1988 Joined Big Ten: 1896 (charter member) All-Time Big Ten Record (Years):
School Record (years): 34-7 (3) First Year of Big Ten Football: 1896 373-370-41 (122)
Big Ten Record (years): 22-4 (3) Enrollment: 43,820 Big Ten Championships (Last):
Career Record (years): 53-26 (6) Nickname: Badgers 14 (2012)
Colors: Cardinal and White All-Time Bowl Record: 15-14
Marching Band: National Championships: 1 (1942,
Wisconsin Marching Band Helms Foundation)
Chancellor: Rebecca Blank Consensus All-America Selections: 27
Director of Athletics: Barry Alvarez First-Team All-Big Ten Selections: 236
Senior Woman Administrator:
2018 ROSTER BREAKDOWN Terry Gawlik
Faculty Representatives:
STADIUM INFORMATION:
Name: Camp Randall Stadium
Peter Miller, Laurel Rice Capacity: 80,321
Current team roster available on school website
Surface: Field Turf
Letterwinners Returning: 44 Letterwinners Lost: 13 TEAM FACTS: Largest Crowd/Opponent/Year:
Offense: 23 Offense: 3 Head Coach: Paul Chryst 83,184 vs. Iowa, 2005
Defense: 16 Defense: 10 (Wisconsin, 1988), 4th year Team Record at Home Stadium:
Special Teams: 5 Special Teams: 0 Assistant Coaches: 356-194-23
Joe Rudolph (Associate Head Coach/ Ticket Office Phone: 608-262-1440
Offensive Starters Returning (9) Offensive Starters Lost (2) Offensive Coordinator/OL)
QB Alex Hornibrook FB Austin Ramesh
Jim Leonhard (Defensive Coordinator/ MEDIA SERVICES:
RB Jonathan Taylor TE Troy Fumagalli
WR Quintez Cephus DBs) Football Contacts:
WR A.J. Taylor Defensive Starters Lost (7) Bobby April III (Outside Linebackers) Brian Lucas and Brian Mason
LT Michael Deiter DE Alec James Bob Bostad (Inside Linebackers) Credential Requests: go.wisc.edu/credentials
LG Jon Dietzen DE Conor Sheehy Inoke Breckterfield (Defensive Line) Website: uwbadgers.com
C Tyler Biadasz OLB Garret Dooley Jon Budmayr (Quarterbacks) Fax: 608-262-8184
RG Beau Benzschawel OLB Leon Jacobs Ted Gilmore (Wide Receivers) Press Box Phone:
RT David Edwards CB Nick Nelson Chris Haering (Special Teams) 608-262-7766
CB Derrick Tindal John Settle (Running Backs) Twitter: @BadgerFootball
Defensive Starters Returning (4) FS Natrell Jamerson
Mickey Turner (Tight Ends) Facebook: /
NT Olive Sagapolu
WisconsinFootball
ILB Ryan Connelly Starting Kickers Lost (0)
ILB T.J. Edwards None Offensive Formation: Lucas Cell Phone:
SS D’Cota Dixon Multiple 608-513-3987
Defensive Formation: Lucas Email:
Starting Kickers Returning (3) 3-4 bml@athletics.wisc.edu
K Rafael Gaglianone Mason Cell Phone:
KO Zach Hintze 608-279-8659
P Anthony Lotti Mason Email:
bm3@athletics.wisc.edu

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DATE OPPONENT
13-1, 9-0 Big Ten
PASSING GP Eff. Comp-Att-Int Pct Yds TD
HORNIBROOK 14 148.6 198-318-15 62.3 2644 25 8/31 Western Kentucky 1st/West Division
COAN 6 160.5 5-5-0 100.0 36 0 9/8 New Mexico DATE SCORE OPPONENT
9/15 BYU 9/1 W, 59-10 Utah State
RUSHING GP Att Yds TD PUNTING No. Yds Avg Lg 9/22 at Iowa 9/9 W, 31-14 Florida Atlantic
J. TAYLOR 14 299 1977 13 LOTTI 57 2281 40.0 62 10/6 Nebraska 9/16 W, 40-6 at BYU
10/13 at Michigan 9/30 W, 33-24 Northwestern
SHAW 11 96 365 4 ALLEN 4 160 40.0 48
10/20 Illinois 10/7 W, 38-17 at Nebraska
JAMES 9 51 233 1
10/27 at Northwestern 10/14 W, 17-9 Purdue
GROSHEK 14 61 297 2 INTERCEPTIONS No. Yds TD 11/3 Rutgers 10/21 W, 38-13 Maryland
Ferguson 4 136 1 11/10 at Penn State 10/28 W, 24-10 at Illinois
RECEIVING GP Rec. Yds TD EDWARDS 4 63 1 11/17 at Purdue 11/4 W, 45-17 at Indiana
CEPHUS 9 30 501 6 Tindal 3 9 0 11/24 Minnesota 11/11 W, 38-14 Iowa
Fumagalli 13 46 547 4 11/18 W, 24-10 Michigan
DAVIS 12 26 418 5 DEFENSE GP Tackles Sacks-Yds 11/25 W, 31-0 at Minnesota
A. TAYLOR 14 31 475 5 CONNELLY 14 88 3-36 West Division Games in Bold Big Ten Championship Game
EDWARDS 14 81 2-11 12/2 L, 21-27 vs. Ohio State
FIELD GOALS FGM-FGA Pct Lg Jacobs 14 60 3.5-28 Orange Bowl
GAGLIANONE 16-18 88.9 52 DIXON 12 55 1.5-10 12/30 W, 34-24 vs. Miami (FL)

Returnees in ALL CAPS West Division Games in Bold

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