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RECORD BOOK TOTAL OFFENSE............................................................................................................ 174 RUSHING.................................................................................................................. 175-176 PASSING................................................................................................................. 1177-179 RECEIVING............................................................................................................... 180-181 ALL-PURPOSE YARDS................................................................................................... 182 PUNT RETURNS............................................................................................................. 183 KICKOFF RETURNS........................................................................................................ 184 PUNTING......................................................................................................................... 185 SCORING.................................................................................................................. 186-188 DEFENSE.................................................................................................................. 189-191 TEAM OFFENSE/TEAM DEFENSE..........................................................................192-193


TOTAL OFFENSE Rush-Pass Plays

Single-Season Bests

Most Offensive Yards Gained by a Freshman

Game: 76, Sandy Schwab vs. Michigan, 1982 Season: 610, Brett Basanez, 2005 Career: 1,975, Brett Basanez, 2002-05

Total Offensive Yards

Game: 431, Sandy Schwab vs. Michigan, 1982 Season: 2,555, Sandy Schwab, 1982

Total Net Yards

Most Offensive Yards Gained In First Game of Career

Game: 548, Brett Basanez vs. TCU, 2004 Season: 4,045, Brett Basanez, 2005 Career: 11,576, Brett Basanez, 2002-05

298, Tom Myers vs. South Carolina, 1962

Career Yards 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15.

Player Years Brett Basanez 2002-05 Len Williams 1990-93 C.J. Bachér 2005-08 Zak Kustok 1999-01 Mike Greenfield 1984-87 Steve Schnur 1993-96 Sandy Schwab 1982-85 Damien Anderson 1998-01 Maurie Daigneau 1969-71 Mike Kerrigan 1979-81 Darnell Autry 1994-96 Tom Myers 1962-64 Mitch Anderson 1972-74 Tyrell Sutton 2005-08 Otto Graham 1941-43

Plays 1,975 1,614 1,313 1,353 1,415 949 1,189 953 806 918 787 636 775 547 573

Yards 11,576 8,029 7,571 7,116 6,707 5,542 5,401 4,485 3,930 3,856 3,793 3,496 3,366 2,996 2,938

Avg. 5.9 5.0 5.8 5.3 4.7 5.8 4.5 4.7 4.9 4.2 4.8 5.5 4.3 5.5 5.1

Y/G 246.3 186.7 222.7 237.2 172.0 142.1 168.8 104.3 126.8 120.5 111.6 129.5 102.0 96.6 117.5

Career TOTAL OFFENSE Leaders Year-by-Year Look at NU’s Top 10

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1. Brett Basanez..............................11,576 Year Rush Pass Total 2002 96 2,204 2,300 2003 219 1,916 2,135 2004 258 2,838 3,096 2005 423 3,622 4,045 Totals 996 10,580 11,576

6. Steve Schnur...............................5,542 Year Rush Pass Total 1993 -27 289 262 1994 -37 899 862 1995 26 1,792 1,818 1996 -32 2,632 2,600 Totals -70 5,612 5,542

2. Len Williams.................................8,029 Year Rush Pass Total 1990 140 1,700 1,840 1991 207 1,630 1,837 1992 119 2,110 2,229 1993 76 2,047 2,123 Totals 542 7,487 8,029

7. Sandy Schwab............................5,401 Year Rush Pass Total 1982 -180 2,735 2,555 1983 -75 1,838 1,763 1984 -16 845 829 1985 -7 261 254 Totals -278 5,679 5,401

3. C.J. Bachér .................................4,909 Year Rush Pass Total 2005 25 59 84 2006 -34 1,172 1,138 2007 31 3,656 3,687 2008 230 2,432 2,662 Totals 252 7,319 7,571

8. Damien Anderson.......................4,485 Year Rush Pass Total 1998 537 0 537 1999 1,128 0 1,128 2000 2,063 0 2,063 2001 757 0 757 Totals 4,485 0 4,485

4. Zak Kustok....................................7,116 Year Rush Pass Total 1999 209 741 950 2000 505 2,389 2,894 2001 580 2,692 3,272 Totals 1,294 5,822 7,116

9. Maurie Daigneau.........................3,930 Year Rush Pass Total 1969 -225 1,276 1,051 1970 -27 1,228 1,201 1971 -55 1,733 1,678 Totals -307 4,237 3,930

5. Mike Greenfield............................6,707 Year Rush Pass Total 1984 -9 733 724 1985 70 2,152 2,222 1986 418 1,653 2,071 1987 425 1,265 1,690 Totals 904 5,803 6,707

10. Mike Kerrigan............................3,856 Year Rush Pass Total 1979 -66 961 895 1980 -27 1,816 1,789 1981 -145 1,317 1,172 Totals -238 4,094 3,856

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

Player Brett Basanez C.J. Bachér Zak Kustok Brett Basanez Zak Kustok C.J. Bachér Steve Schnur Sandy Schwab Brett Basanez Tim O’Brien

Year 2005 2007 2001 2004 2000 2008 1996 1982 2002 1989

Plays 610 607 579 543 529 492 437 504 392 424

Yards 4,045 3,687 3,272 3,096 2,894 2,662 2,600 2,555 2,300 2,262

Avg. 6.6 6.1 5.7 5.7 5.5 5.4 5.9 5.1 5.9 5.3

Single-Game Bests Total Offensive Yards 1. 548 2. 532 3. 525 4. 506 5. 491 6. 448 7. 446 8. 431 9. 430 10. 413

Brett Basanez vs. TCU, 2004 Zak Kustok vs. Bowling Green, 2001 C.J. Bachér vs. Michigan State, 2007 Brett Basanez vs. Purdue, 2005 C.J. Bachér vs. Minnesota, 2007 Brett Basanez vs. UCLA, 2005 Mike Greenfield vs. Northern Illinois, 1985 Sandy Schwab vs. Michigan, 1982 Brett Basanez vs. Wisconsin, 2005 Zak Kustok vs. Penn State, 2001

Year-by-year total offense leaders Year 1937 1938 1939 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972

Player Don Heap Ollie Hahnenstein Bill DeCorrevont Bill DeCorrevont Otto Graham Otto Graham Otto Graham John Yungwirth James Farrar Art Murakowski Don Burson Art Murakowski Don Burson Dick Flowers Bob Burson Dick Thomas Dick Thomas Dale Pienta Dale Pienta Bob McKeiver Ron Burton Dick Thornton John Talley Dick Thornton Tom O’Grady Tom Myers Tom Myers Tom Myers Bob McKelvey Bill Melzer Bill Melzer Dave Shelbourne Maurie Daigneau Mike Adamle Maurie Daigneau Mitch Anderson

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Yards 657 517 498 449 856 1,326 756 613 713 416 404 622 775 1,025 786 1,208 931 411 366 592 389 1,078 805 997 571 1,435 1,292 769 578 1,170 1,205 1,514 1,051 1,325 1,678 1,174

Year 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008

Player Mitch Anderson Mitch Anderson Mitch Anderson Randy Dean Randy Dean Scott Stranski Kevin Strasser Mike Kerrigan Mike Kerrigan Mike Kerrigan Sandy Schwab Sandy Schwab Sandy Schwab Mike Greenfield Mike Greenfield Mike Greenfield Greg Bradshaw Tim O’Brien Len Williams Len Williams Len Williams Len Williams Steve Schnur Steve Schnur Steve Schnur Tim Hughes Gavin Hoffman Damien Anderson Zak Kustok Zak Kustok Brett Basanez Brett Basanez Brett Basanez Brett Basanez C.J. Bachér C.J. Bachér C.J. Bachér

Yards 1,174 1,083 1,109 1,299 1,561 640 1,306 895 1,789 1,172 2,555 1,763 829 2,222 2,071 1,690 1,687 2,262 1,840 1,837 2,229 2,123 899 1,818 2,600 1,788 2,044 1,312 2,894 3,272 2,300 2,135 3,096 4,045 1,138 3,687 2,2662


RUSHING Career Rushing TD Leaders Year-by-Year Look at NU’s Top 10 1. Damien Anderson, 38 Year TDs 1998...................................... 4 1999...................................... 3 2000.................................... 23 2001.................................... ..8 Total.................................... 38 2. Darnell Autry, 35 Year TDs 1994.................................. .....1 1995.................................. ...17 1996..................................... 17 Total.................................... .35 3. Jason Wright, 32 Year TDs 2000.......................................0 2001.......................................0 2002.....................................12 2003.....................................20 Total.....................................32 4. Tyrell Sutton, 31 Year TDs 2005......................................16 2006........................................5 2007........................................4 2008........................................6 Total......................................31 5. Noah Herron, 26 Year TDs 2001........................................0 2002........................................7 2003........................................5 2004...................................... 14 Total......................................26

6. Zak Kustok, 22 Year TDs 1999............................................ 2 2000............................................ 9 2001.......................................... 11 Total.......................................... 22 7. Ron Burton, 21 Year TDs 1957............................................ 3 1958.......................................... 12 1959............................................ 6 Total.......................................... 21 8. Bob Christian, 20 Year TDs 1987........................................... .0 1988........................................... .4 1989.......................................... 10 1990............................................ 6 Total.......................................... 20 9. Brett Basanez, 18 Year TDs 2002............................................ 4 2003............................................ 2 2004............................................ 5 2005............................................ 7 Total.......................................... 18

Net Yards Rushing 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

Player Damien Anderson Darnell Autry Tyrell Sutton Darnell Autry Jason Wright Noah Herron Bob Christian Mike Adamle Jason Wright Damien Anderson

Rushing Touchdowns 1. 2. 3. 5. 6. 7. 9. 10.

Single-Season Bests Year Att. 2000 311 1995 387 2005 250 1996 280 2003 267 2004 274 1989 277 1970 304 2002 219 1999 306

Player Year Damien Anderson 2000 Jason Wright 2003 Darnell Autry 1995 Darnell Autry 1996 Tyrell Sutton 2005 Noah Herron 2004 Jason Wright 2002 Ron Burton 1958 Zak Kustok 2001 Mike Adamle 1970 Bob Christian 1989

TD 23 20 17 17 16 14 12 12 11 10 10

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

316, Mike Adamle vs. Wisconsin, 1969 295, Byron Sanders vs. Minnesota, 1987 292, Damien Anderson vs. Indiana, 2000 268, Damien Anderson vs. Michigan, 2000 251, Jason Wright vs. Illinois, 2003 244, Tyrell Sutton vs. Wisconsin, 2005 240, Darnell Autry vs. Iowa, 1996 237, Jason Wright vs. Bowling Green, 2003 230, Damien Anderson vs. Minnesota, 2000 226, Darnell Autry vs. Purdue, 2005

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

95, Bill Swingle vs. Boston College, 1961 91, Tiny Lewis vs. South Dakota, 1927 90, Alton Johnson vs. Chicago, 1898 89, Stanley Davenport vs. Iowa, 1986 85, Pay Purdin vs. Michigan, 1959 85, Albert Potter vs. Illinois, 1896 7. 81, Vic Schwall vs. Ohio State, 1946 8. 80, Ricky Edwards vs. Northern Illinois, 1982 80, Ollie Hahnenstein vs. Michigan, 1940 10. 79, Ron Burton vs. Oregon, 1957

Rushing Yards Per Attempt Game: (minimum 25 rushes) 8.8, Damien Anderson vs. MSU, 2000 Season: (minimum 225 rushes) 6.6, Damien Anderson, 2000 Career: (minimum 450 rushes) 5.5, Noah Herron, 2001-2004

Net Rushing Yards Game: 316, Mike Adamle vs. Wisconsin, 1969 Season: 2,063, Damien Anderson, 2000 Career: 4,485, Damien Anderson, 1998-01 In First Game of Career: 192, Bill Swingle vs. Boston College, 1961 By a Freshman Game: 244, Tyrell Sutton vs. Wisconsin, 2005 Season: 1,474, Tyrell Sutton, 2005 By a Quarterback Game: 217, Mike Kafka vs. Minnesota, 2008 Season: 580, Zak Kustok, 2001 Career: 1,294, Zak Kustok, 1999-01 Rushing Yards Per Game Season: 171.9, Damien Anderson, 2000 Career: 111.6, Darnell Autry, 1994-96

Single-Game Rushing Bests

Longest Rushing Plays

9. Greg Boykin, 18 Year TDs 1972............................................ 6 1973............................................ 3 1975............................................ 9 1976............................................ 0 Total.......................................... 18

Rushing Attempts Game: 48, Mike Adamle vs. Minnesota, 1970 Season: 387, Darnell Autry, 1995 Career: 953, Damien Anderson, 1998-01 Attempts Per Game Season: 32.3, Darnell Autry, 1995 Career: 23.1, Darnell Autry, 1994-96

Yards Avg. 2,063 6.6 1,785 4.6 1,474 5.9 1,452 5.2 1,388 5.2 1,381 5.0 1,291 4.7 1,255 4.1 1,234 5.6 1,128 3.7

Most Rushing Yards Gained in Consecutive Games Two Games: 511, Damien Anderson vs. Michigan State and Indiana, 2000 Three Games: 685, Damien Anderson vs. Wisconsin, Michigan State and Indiana, 2000 Four Games: 809, Damien Anderson vs. Minnesota, Michigan, Iowa, Illinois, 2000 Five Games: 1,064, Damien Anderson vs. MSU, Indiana, Purdue, Minnesota, Michigan, 2000 Rushing Touchdowns Game: 4, Mike Adamle vs. Minnesota, 1970; Darnell Autry vs. Iowa, 1996; Damien Anderson (three times, vs. Indiana, 2000; vs. Illinois, 2000; vs. Duke, 2001), Jason Wright (four times, vs. Indiana, 2002; vs. Kansas, 2003; vs. Indiana, 2003; vs. Illinois, 2003), Tyrell Sutton vs. Northern Illinois, 2005 Season: 23, Damien Anderson, 2000 Career: 38, Damien Anderson, 1998-01 By a Freshman Game: 4, Tyrell Sutton vs. Northern Illinois, 2005 Season: 16, Tyrell Sutton vs. Northern Illinois, 2005 By a Quarterback Season: 11, Zak Kustok, 2001 Career: 22, Zak Kustok, 1999-01

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RUSHING Year-by-Year Rushing Leaders Year 1937 1938 1939 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972

Darnell Autry holds five NU rushing records.

Damien Anderson set 10 NU rushing records during the 2000 season.

Player Rushes Yds. Don Heap NA 564 Ollie Hahnenstein 65 405 Don Clawson 81 341 Don Clawson NA 418 Bill DeCorrevont 76 344 Ed Hirsch 119 438 Otto Graham NA 335 Henry Altepeter NA 301 Dick Conners 116 671 Art Murakowski NA 416 Art Murakowski NA 367 Art Murakowski 119 622 Gasper Perricone 98 556 Rich Athan 170 688 Chuck Hren 133 539 Bob Lauter NA 488 Jim Troglio 50 312 Bob Lauter NA 371 Jim Troglio 66 287 Bob McKeiver 115 592 Ron Burton 74 389 Ron Burton 141 613 Mike Stock 109 400 Mike Stock 133 536 Bill Swingle 79 483 Willie Stinson NA 418 Willie Stinson 115 368 Steve Murphy 109 377 Bob McKelvey 175 587 Bob McKelvey 128 459 Bob Olson 143 507 Bob Olson 90 342 Mike Adamle 140 666 Mike Adamle 304 1,255 Al Robinson 277 881 Greg Boykin 159 625

Avg. NA 6.2 4.2 NA 4.5 4.7 NA NA 5.8 NA NA 5.1 5.6 4.1 4.1 NA 6.2 NA 4.3 5.2 5.2 4.3 3.7 4.0 6.1 NA 4.0 3.5 3.4 3.6 3.5 3.8 4.8 4.1 3.2 3.9

Year 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008

Player Rushes Stan Key 197 Jim Pooler 216 Greg Boykin 239 Pat Geegan 154 Dave Mishler 115 Mike Cammon 73 Jeff Cohn 117 Jeff Cohn 137 Jim Browne 52 Ricky Edwards 157 Ricky Edwards 183 Casey Cummings 79 Stanley Davenport 149 Stanley Davenport 181 Byron Sanders 187 Byron Sanders 264 Bob Christian 277 Bob Christian 237 Eric Dixon 64 Len Williams 148 Robbie Glanton 36 Darnell Autry 120 Darnell Autry 387 Darnell Autry 280 Adrian Autry 244 Damien Anderson 164 Damien Anderson 306 Damien Anderson 311 Damien Anderson 172 Jason Wright 219 Jason Wright 267 Noah Herron 274 Tyrell Sutton 250 Tyrell Sutton 189 Tyrell Sutton 108 Tyrell Sutton 184

Yds. 894 949 1,105 537 520 322 426 503 162 688 561 386 598 703 778 1,062 1,291 939 227 119 159 556 1,785 1,452 1,049 537 1,128 2,063 757 1,234 1,388 1,381 1,474 1,000 522 890

Avg. 4.5 4.4 4.6 3.5 4.5 4.4 3.6 3.7 3.1 4.4 3.1 4.9 4.0 3.9 4.2 4.0 4.7 4.0 3.5 0.8 4.4 4.6 4.6 5.2 4.3 3.3 3.7 6.6 4.4 5.6 5.2 5.0 5.9 5.3 4.8 4.8

Career Rushing Leaders Year-by-Year Look at NU’s Top 10

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1. Damien Anderson...................4,485 Year Att. Yards Avg. 1998 164 537 3.3 1999 306 1,128 3.7 2000 311 2,063 6.6 2001 172 757 4.4 Totals 953 4,485 4.7

4. Bob Christian.............................2,643 Year Att. Yards Avg. 1987 0 0 — 1988 98 413 4.2 1989 277 1,291 4.7 1990 237 939 4.0 Totals 612 2,643 4.3

7. Greg Boykin...............................2,465 Year Att. Yards Avg. 1972 159 625 3.9 1973 98 350 3.6 1975 239 1,105 4.6 1976 105 385 3.7 Totals 601 2,465 4.1

2. Tyrell Sutton............................2,996 Year Att. Yards Avg. 2005 250 1,474 5.9 2006 189 1,000 5.3 2007 108 522 4.8 2008 184 890 4.8 Totals 731 3,886 5.3

5. Jason Wright..............................2,625 Year Att. Yards Avg. 2000 0 0 — 2001 3 3 1.0 2002 219 1,234 5.6 2003 267 1,388 5.2 Totals 489 2,625 5.4

8. Mike Adamle..............................2,015 Year Att. Yards Avg. 1968 39 94 2.4 1969 140 666 4.8 1970 304 1,255 4.1 Totals 483 2,015 4.2

3. Darnell Autry............................3,793 Year Att. Yards Avg. 1994 120 556 4.6 1995 387 1,785 4.6 1996 280 1,452 5.2 Totals 787 3,793 4.8

6. Noah Herron...............................2,524 Year Att. Yards Avg. 2001 3 39 13.0 2002 66 365 5.5 2003 119 739 6.2 2004 274 1,381 5.0 Totals 462 2,524 5.5

9. Stanley Davenport....................1,946 Year Att. Yards Avg. 1984 84 244 2.9 1985 149 598 4.0 1986 181 703 3.9 1987 108 401 3.7 Totals 522 1,946 3.7

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10. Byron Sanders.........................1,840 Year Att. Yards Avg. 1987 187 778 4.2 1988 264 1,062 4.0 Totals 451 1,840 4.1


PASSING Passing Attempts

Passing Yards Per Completion

Passing Completions

Most Passing Yards Gained in Consecutive Games

Game: 71, Sandy Schwab vs. Michigan, 1982 Season: 521, C.J. Bachér, 2007 Career: 1,584, Brett Basanez, 2002-05

Two Games: 990, C.J. Bachér vs. Michigan State and Minnesota, 2007 Three Games: 1,351, C.J. Bachér vs. Michigan State, Minnesota and Eastern Michigan, 2007 Four Games: 1,640, C.J. Bachér vs. Michigan, Michigan State, Minnesota and Eastern Michigan, 2007 Five Games: 1,848, C.J. Bachér vs. Michigan, Michigan State, Minnesota, E. Michigan and Purdue, 2007

Game: 45, Sandy Schwab vs. Michigan, 1982 Season: 318, C.J. Bachér, 2007 Career: 913, Brett Basanez, 2002-05

Passing Yards

Half: 367, Mike Greenfield vs. Northern Illinois, 1985 Game: 520, C.J. Bachér vs. Michigan State, 2007 Season: 3,656, C.J. Bachér, 2007 Career: 10,580, Brett Basanez, 2002-05 First Game of Career: 275, Tom Myers vs. South Carolina, 1962

Half: 4 (second), C.J. Bachér vs. Michigan State, 2007 Game: 5, Mitch Anderson vs. Minnesota, 1973; and C.J. Bachér vs. Michigan State, 2007 Season: 21, Brett Basanez, 2005 Career: 44, Brett Basanez, 2002-05 & Len Williams, 1990-93 First Game of Career: 2, Gavin Hoffman vs. UNLV, 1998; Sandy Schwab vs. Illinois, 1982; Tom Myers vs. South Carolina, 1962

Season: 7.4, Len Williams, 1992 Career: 7.2, Dick Thomas, 1952-53

Single-Game Bests

1. 2.

C.J. Bachér vs. Michigan State, 2007 Brett Basanez vs. TCU, 2004 C.J. Bachér vs. Minnesota, 2007 Brett Basanez vs. Purdue, 2005 Mike Greenfield vs. Northern Illinois, 1985 Sandy Schwab vs. Michigan, 1982 Zak Kustok vs. Bowling Green, 2001 Brett Basanez vs. UCLA, 2005 Sandy Schwab vs. Ohio State, 1982 Sandy Schwab vs. Purdue, 1983

71 70 62 61 59 58 55 55 55 54

4. 7. 8.

45 41 39 38 38 37 36 34 31 31 31 31

Passing Completion Percentage

Game: (min. 30 atts.) 80.6 (25-31), Brett Basanez vs. Illinois, 2005 Season: (min. 300 atts.) 63.2 (314-497), Brett Basanez, 2005 Career: (min. 400 atts.) 60.1, C.J. Bachér, 2005-present

Single-Season Bests

Sandy Schwab vs. Michigan, 1982 Brett Basanez vs. UCLA, 2005 Brett Basanez vs. TCU, 2004 C.J. Bachér vs. Michigan State, 2008 Sandy Schwab vs. Purdue, 1983 C.J. Bachér vs. Minnesota, 2007 Brett Basanez vs. Purdue, 2005 Mike Kerrigan vs. Illinois, 1981 Len Williams vs. Minnesota, 1993 C.J. Bachér vs. Iowa, 2007

Passes Completed

1. 2. 3. 4. 6. 7. 8. 9.

Passing Efficiency Rating

94 Mitch Anderson to Jim Lash vs. Michigan State, 1972 81 Gavin Hoffman to D’Wayne Bates vs. Penn State, 1998 81 Mitch Anderson to Jim Lash vs. Indiana, 1972 80 Zak Kustok to Kunle Patrick vs. Bowling Green, 2001 80 Sandy Schwab to Jon Harvey vs. Ohio State, 1982 80 Rick Venturi to Ron Rector vs. Illinois, 1965 79 Kevin Strasser to Mike McGee vs. Wisconsin, 1978 78 C.J. Bachér to Jeff Yarbrough vs. Michigan State, 2007 78 Steve Schnur to D’Wayne Bates vs. Penn State, 1996 78 Tom Myers to Ron Rector vs. Illinois, 1964 78 John Talley to Irv Cross vs. Notre Dame, 1959

Passes Attempted

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 10.

Season: 12, Zak Kustok, 2000 Career: 24, Zak Kustok, 1999-01 Most Touchdown Passes by a Tandem Season: 12, Steve Schnur and D’Wayne Bates, 1996 Career: 17, Steve Schnur and D’Wayne Bates, 1995-96

Longest Pass Plays

Yards Passing 520 513 470 463 446 436 421 416 393 392

Consecutive Games Throwing a TD Pass

Season: 136.3, Len Williams, 1991 Career: 128.0, Tim O’Brien, 1988-89

Touchdown Passes

Passing Yards Per Attempt

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

By a Freshman Game: 3, Gavin Hoffman vs. Hawaii, 1998; Gavin Hoffman vs.Purdue, 1998; Sandy Schwab vs. Ohio State, 1982 Season: 14, Sandy Schwab, 1982

Season: 14.0, Maurie Daigneau, 1970 Career: 14.2, Maurie Daigneau, 1969-71

Touchdowns

Sandy Schwab vs. Michigan, 1982 C.J. Bachér vs. Minnesota, 2007 Brett Basanez vs. TCU, 2004 C.J. Bachér vs. Michigan State, 2007 Brett Basanez vs. UCLA, 2005 Brett Basanez vs. Purdue, 2005 Sandy Schwab vs. Purdue, 1983 C.J. Bachér vs. Michigan State, 2008 Brett Basanez vs. Iowa, 2005 Brett Basanez vs. Illinois, 2002 Len Williams vs. Minnesota, 1993 Sandy Schwab vs. Purdue, 1982

Player 1. Brett Basanez 2. Zak Kustok 3. C.J. Bachér Zak Kustok C.J. Bachér 5. Steve Schnur 6. Tim O’Brien Sandy Schwab 8. Gavin Hoffman Tom Myers 10. Brett Basanez Len Williams Mike Kerrigan Mitch Anderson

Passing Efficiency

Year 2005 2001 2007 2000 2008 1996 1989 1982 1998 1962 2004 1990 1980 1973

Player Year 1. Len Williams 1991 2. Brett Basanez 2005 3. Tom Myers 1962 4. Len Williams 1992 5. Steve Schnur 1996 6. Zak Kustok 2000 7. C.J. Bachér 2007 8. Tim O’Brien 1989 9. C.J. Bachér 2006 10. Steve Schnur 1995

TD 21 20 19 19 19 17 14 14 13 13 12 12 12 12

Att. 212 497 195 286 368 363 521 334 161 257

Yards Passing

Player 1. C.J. Bachér 2. Brett Basanez 3. Brett Basanez 4. Sandy Schwab 5. Zak Kustok 6. Steve Schnur 7. C.J. Bachér 8. Zak Kustok 9. Tim O’Brien 10. Brett Basanez

Comp. 131 314 116 181 221 206 318 207 95 141

Int. 6 8 14 9 14 7 19 15 8 6

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Pct. 61.8 63.2 59.5 63.3 60.1 56.7 61.0 62.0 59.0 54.9

Year Att. 2007 521 2005 497 2004 460 1982 416 2001 404 1996 368 2008 408 2000 363 1989 334 2002 325

TD 10 21 13 11 17 19 19 14 6 9

Comp. 318 314 247 234 231 221 245 206 207 190

Yards 3,656 3,622 2,838 2,735 2,692 2,632 2,432 2,389 2,218 2,204

Rating 136.3 135.1 133.3 131.7 127.8 125.5 124.7 122.6 122.5 120.3

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PASSING Career TD Passing Leaders Year-by-Year Look at NU’s Top 10 1. Brett Basanez Year . TDs 2002......................... .7 2003......................... .4 2004........................ 12 2005........................ 21 Total........................ 44

5. Steve Schnur Year TDs 1993....................... ...2 1994....................... ...4 1995....................... ...9 1996....................... .17 Total........................ 32

1. Len Williams Year . TDs 1990........................ 12 1991........................ 10 1992.........................11 1993.........................11 Total........................ 44

6. Mitch Anderson Year . TDs 1972..........................7 1973.........................12 1974..........................7 Total........................26

7. Sandy Schwab Year . TDs 1982.........................14 1983...........................6 1984...........................2 1985...........................1 Total........................23

7. Mike Kerrigan Year . TDs 1979...........................4 1980.........................12 1981...........................7 Total........................23

3. C.J. Bachér Year . TDs 2005.........................1. 2006..........................6 2007.........................19 2008........................ 17 Total.........................43

4. Zak Kustok Year TDs 1999..........................3 2000........................19 2001........................20 Total........................42

7. Maurie Daigneau Year . TDs 1969..........................7 1970........................10 1971..........................6 Total........................23

10. Mike Greenfield Year . TDs 1984..........................3 1985..........................5 1986..........................7 1987..........................6 Total....................... 21

10. Tom Myers Year . TDs 1962.........................13 1963..........................6 1964..........................2 Total.........................21

Career Pass Completion Leaders Year-by-Year Look at NU’s Top 10 1. C.J. Bachér Year Comp. 2005............................. 6 2006........................... 95 2007......................... 318 2008......................... 245 Total......................... 664 2. Brett Basanez Year Comp. 2002........................ 190 2003........................ 162 2004........................ 247 2005........................ 314 Total........................ 913 3. Len Williams Year Comp. 1990........................ 150 1991........................ 131 1992........................ 181 1993........................ 182 Total........................ 644 4. Sandy Schwab Year Comp. 1982..................... ...234 1983..................... ...188 1984..................... .....93 1985..................... .....18 Total..................... ...533

Career Passing Yardage Leaders Year-by-Year Look at NU’s Top 10 1. Brett Basanez Year Yards 2002...................... 2,204 2003...................... 1,916 2004...................... 2,838 2005...................... 3,622 Total.................... 10,580 2. Len Williams Year 1990...................... 1991...................... 1992...................... 1993...................... Total......................

Yards 1,700 1,630 2,110 2,047 7,487

3. C.J. Bachér Year Yards 2005.............................. 59 2006......................... 1,172 2007..........................3,656 2008.......................... 2,432 Total......................... 7,319

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4. Zak Kustok Year 1999......................... 2000...................... 2001...................... Total......................

Yards 741 2,389 2,692 5,822

5. Mike Greenfield Year Yards 1984............................ 733 1985......................... 2,152 1986......................... 1,653 1987......................... 1,265 Total......................... 5,803 6. Sandy Schwab Year Yards 1982......................... 2,735 1983......................... 1,838 1984............................ 845 1985............................ 261 Total......................... 5,679

Yards 1,276 1,228 1,733 4,237

9. Mike Kerrigan Year Yards 1979............................ 961 1980......................... 1,816 1981......................... 1,317 Total......................... 4,094 10. Mitch Anderson Year 1972......................... 1973......................... 1974......................... Total.........................

9. Maurie Daigneau Year Comp. 1969............................ 85 1970............................ 88 1971.......................... 125 Total.......................... 298

6. Mike Greenfield Year Comp. 1984............................ 80 1985.......................... 199 1986.......................... 126 1987............................ 92 Total........... ...............497

10. Mitch Anderson Year Comp. 1972............................ 95 1973............................ 91 1974.......................... 101 Total.......................... 287

7. Steve Schnur Year Comp. 1993............................ 20 1994............................ 61 1995.......................... 141 1996.......................... 221 Total......................... 443 8. Mike Kerrigan Year Comp. 1979............................ 82 1980.......................... 173 1981.......................... 124 Total.......................... 379

MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS

7. Steve Schnur Year Yards 1993............................ 289 1994............................ 899 1995......................... 1,792 1996......................... 2,632 Total......................... 5,612 8. Maurie Daigneau Year 1969......................... 1970......................... 1971......................... Total.........................

5. Zak Kustok Year Comp. 1999............................70 2000..........................206 2001...........................231 Total..........................507

Yards 1,537 1,224 1,282 3,839

Consecutive Completions

15, Tom Myers vs. South Carolina, 1962

Consecutive Passes Attempted Without an Interception 277, Zak Kustok, 2000-01

Games Passing for 200 Yards

Season: 11, C.J. Bachér, 2007; and Brett Basanez, 2005 Career: 26, Brett Basanez, 2002-05 Consecutive Games Passing for 200 Yards Season: 9, Brett Basanez, 2005 Career: 10, Brett Basanez, 2002-05

Games Passing for 300 Yards

Season: 7, Brett Basanez, 2005 Career: 10, Brett Basanez, 2002-05 Consecutive Games Passing for 300 Yards Season: 5, Brett Basanez, 2005 Career: 5, Brett Basanez, 2002-05

Games Passing for 400 Yards

Season: 2, C.J. Bachér, 2007; and Brett Basanez, 2005 Career: 3, Brett Basanez, 2002-05

Longest Pass Play

94 yards, Mitch Anderson to Jim Lash vs. Michigan State, 1972

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PASSING Career Pass Efficiency Leaders Year-by-Year Look at NU’s Top 10 1. Tim O’Brien Year Att. 1988 15 1989 334 Totals 349

Year-by-Year Passing Leaders

(Minimum 200 Completions) Comp. Int. 12 1 207 15 219 16

Pct. 80.0 62.0 62.8

Yards 204 2,218 2,422

TD 3 14 17

Eff. 246.9 122.6 128.0

2. Len Williams Year Att. 1990 262 1991 212 1992 286 1993 316 Totals 1,076

Comp. 150 131 181 182 644

Int. 9 6 9 13 37

Pct. 57.3 61.8 63.3 57.6 59.9

Yards 1,700 1,630 2,110 2,047 7,487

TD Eff. 12 120.0 10 136.3 11 131.7 11 115.3 44 125.0

3. Steve Schnur Year Att. 1993 43 1994 117 1995 257 1996 368 Totals 785

Comp. 20 61 141 221 443

Int. 4 10 6 14 34

Pct. 46.5 52.1 54.9 60.1 56.4

Yards 289 899 1,792 2,632 5,612

TD Eff. 2 99.7 4 110.9 9 120.3 17 127.8 32 121.3

4. C.J. Bachér Year Att. 2005 15 2006 161 2007 521 2008 408 Totals 1105

Comp. 6 95 318 245 664

Int. 1 8 19 15 43

Pct. 40.0 59.0 61.0 60.0 60.1

Yards 59 1,172 3,656 2,432 7,319

TD Eff. 1 81.7 6 122.5 19 124.7 17 116.5 43 120.8

5. Brett Basanez Year Att. 2002 325 2003 302 2004 460 2005 497 Totals 1,584

Comp. 190 162 247 314 913

Int. 7 12 9 8 36

Pct. 58.5 53.6 53.7 63.2 57.6

Yards 2,204 1,916 2,838 3,622 10,580

TD Eff. 7 118.2 4 103.4 12 110.2 21 135.1 44 118.4

6. Zak Kustok Year Att. 1999 153 2000 363 2001 404 Totals 920

Comp. 70 206 231 507

Int. 6 7 10 23

Pct. 45.8 56.7 57.2 55.1

Yards 741 2,389 2,692 5,822

TD Eff. 3 85.1 19 125.4 20 124.5 42 118.3

7. Tom Myers Year Att. 1962 195 1963 179 1964 160 Totals 534

Comp. 116 93 72 281

Int. 14 15 11 40

Pct. 59.5 52.0 45.0 52.6

Yards 1,537 1,398 901 3,836

TD Eff. 13 133.3 6 111.9 2 82.7 21 111.0

8. Tim Hughes Year Att. 1994 132 1996 10 1997 270 Totals 412

Comp. 61 6 142 209

Int. 8 1 6 15

Pct. .462 .600 .526 .507

Yards 774 34 1,862 2,670

TD Eff. 5 95.8 0 68.6 11 119.5 16 110.7

9. Mike Greenfield Year Att. Comp. 1984 149 80 1985 335 199 1986 250 126 1987 199 92 Totals 933 497

Int. 4 12 12 11 39

Pct. 53.7 59.4 50.4 46.2 59.4

Yards 733 2,152 1,653 1,265 5,803

TD Eff. 3 96.3 5 111.1 7 105.6 6 98.5 21 104.6

10. Mitch Anderson Year Att. Comp. 1972 187 95 1973 197 91 1974 225 101 Totals 609 287

Int. 10 9 16 35

Pct. 50.8 46.2 44.9 47.1

Yards 1,333 1,224 1,282 3,839

TD Eff. 7 112.3 12 109.4 7 88.9 26 102.7

Year Player Att. 1938 Jack Ryan 42 1939 Bill DeCorrevont 48 1940 Bill DeCorrevont NA 1941 Otto Graham 75 1942 Otto Graham 182 1943 Otto Graham NA 1944 John Yungwirth NA 1945 James Farrar NA 1946 Don Burson 25 1947 Don Burson 72 1948 Don Burson 80 1949 Don Burson 108 1950 Dick Flowers 183 1951 Bob Burson 157 1952 Dick Thomas 157 1953 Dick Thomas 145 1954 Dale Pienta 62 1955 Dale Pienta 42 1956 Jack Ellis 44 1957 Chip Holcomb 91 1958 Dick Thornton 122 1959 John Talley 100 1960 Dick Thornton 128 1961 Tom O’Grady 59 1962 Tom Myers 195 1963 Tom Myers 179 1964 Tom Myers 160 1965 Dennis Boothe 102 1966 Bill Melzer 176 1967 Bill Melzer 215 1968 Dave Shelbourne 251 1969 Maurie Daigneau 191 1970 Maurie Daigneau 204 1971 Maurie Daigneau 264 1972 Mitch Anderson 187 1973 Mitch Anderson 197 1974 Mitch Anderson 225 1975 Randy Dean 200 1976 Randy Dean 177 1977 Scott Stranski 95 1978 Kevin Strasser 307 1979 Mike Kerrigan 195 1980 Mike Kerrigan 337 1981 Mike Kerrigan 265 1982 Sandy Schwab 416 1983 Sandy Schwab 334 1984 Sandy Schwab 198 1985 Mike Greenfield 335 1986 Mike Greenfield 250 1987 Mike Greenfield 199 1988 Greg Bradshaw 257 1989 Tim O’Brien 334 1990 Len Williams 262 1991 Len Williams 212 1992 Len Williams 286 1993 Len Williams 316 1994 Steve Schnur 117 1995 Steve Schnur 257 1996 Steve Schnur 368 1997 Tim Hughes 270 1998 Gavin Hoffman 323 1999 Nick Kreinbrink 158 2000 Zak Kustok 363 2001 Zak Kustok 404 2002 Brett Basanez 325 2003 Brett Basanez 302 2004 Brett Basanez 460 2005 Brett Basanez 497 2006 C.J. Bachér 161 2007 C.J. Bachér 521 2008 C.J. Bachér 408

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Comp. 17 20 NA 36 89 NA NA NA 11 33 33 51 91 61 78 74 25 21 19 41 53 44 54 28 116 93 72 42 94 101 105 85 88 125 95 91 101 101 87 37 151 82 173 124 234 188 93 199 126 92 129 207 150 131 181 182 61 141 221 142 176 60 206 231 190 162 247 314 95 318 245

Int. NA NA NA 12 18 NA NA NA 3 4 8 8 11 15 15 5 5 5 5 8 8 6 11 7 14 15 11 9 12 16 16 16 12 25 10 9 16 7 10 10 13 17 17 13 20 19 9 12 12 11 11 15 9 6 9 13 10 6 14 6 14 5 7 10 7 12 9 8 8 19 15

TD NA NA NA NA 3 NA NA NA 2 3 5 6 9 7 10 6 2 2 2 2 7 4 6 1 13 6 2 2 7 1 7 7 10 6 7 12 7 3 8 4 6 4 12 7 14 6 2 5 7 6 9 14 12 10 11 11 4 9 17 11 13 4 19 20 7 4 12 21 6 19 17

Yds. 233 215 189 579 1,092 401 613 613 193 453 493 790 1,061 903 1,247 933 394 335 248 395 828 783 771 320 1,537 1,398 901 487 1,171 1,146 1,358 1,276 1,228 1,733 1,333 1,224 1,282 1,315 1,384 541 1,526 961 1,816 1,317 2,735 1,838 845 2,152 1,653 1,265 1,550 2,218 1,700 1,630 2,110 2,047 899 1,792 2,632 1,862 2,199 774 2,389 2,692 2,204 1,916 2,838 3,622 1,172 3,656 2,432

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RECEIVING Receptions

Game: 17, Jon Harvey vs. Michigan, 1982 Season: 94, Richard Buchanan, 1989 Career: 210, D’Wayne Bates, 1995-98 Receptions per Game Season: 8.5, Richard Buchanan, 1989 Career: 5.7, D’Wayne Bates, 1995-98 Receptions by a Tight End Game: 17, Jon Harvey vs. Michigan, 1982 Season: 52, Jon Harvey, 1982 Career: 91, Jon Harvey, 1982-83 Receptions by a Running Back Game: 12, Ricky Edwards vs. Purdue, 1983 Season: 83, Ricky Edwards, 1983 Career: 149. Tyrell Sutton, 2005-08 Receptions by a Freshman Season: 49, D’Wayne Bates, 1995 Receptions by a Freshman Running Back Season: 44, Tyrell Sutton, 2005

Receiving Yardage

Game: 226, Todd Sheets vs Purdue, 1980; Jim Lash vs. Michigan State, 1972 Season: 1,245, D’Wayne Bates, 1998 Career: 3,370, D’Wayne Bates, 1995-98 Yards Gained by a Tight End Game: 208, Jon Harvey vs. Michigan, 1982 Season: 807, Jon Harvey, 1982 Career: 1,356, Jon Harvey, 1982-83 Yards Gained by a Freshman Season: 889, D’Wayne Bates, 1995

Yards Per Reception

Season: (minimum 25) 19.7, Joe Collier, 1952 Season: (minimum 40) 16.1, Sam Simmons, 2001 Career: (minimum 50) 17.9, Joe Collier, 1951-53

Year-by-Year RECEIVING YARDAGE LEADERS Year Player 1946 Ken Wiltgen 1947 Frank Aschenbrenner 1948 Frank Aschenbrenner 1949 Burt Keddie 1950 Don Stonesifer 1951 John Hill 1952 Joe Collier 1953 Joe Collier 1954 Ziggie Niepokoj 1955 Jack Stillwell 1956 Bob McKeiver 1957 Bob McKeiver 1958 Ron Burton 1959 Elbert Kimbrough 1960 Elbert Kimbrough 1961 Chuck Logan 1962 Paul Flatley 1963 Gary Crum 1964 Cas Banaszek 1965 Cas Banaszek 1966 Roger Murphy 1967 Don Anderson 1968 Bruce Hubbard 1969 Bruce Hubbard 1970 Barry Pearson 1971 Barry Pearson 1972 Jim Lash 1973 Steve Craig 1974 Scott Yelvington 1975 Scott Yelvington 1976 Scott Yelvington 1977 Mark Bailey

Rec. 13 8 9 15 42 9 38 22 15 11 15 16 19 16 26 13 45 22 27 30 51 33 33 25 33 48 36 30 37 50 34 22

Yds. 285 58 90 214 560 149 748 354 157 242 171 120 392 235 373 130 632 417 316 332 777 376 551 384 552 674 667 479 417 686 649 347

Year Player 1978 Tim Hill 1979 Todd Sheets 1980 Todd Sheets 1981 Jim Browne 1982 Jon Harvey 1983 Ricky Edwards 1984 Casey Cummings 1985 Brian Nuffer 1986 Curtis Duncan 1987 George Jones 1988 Richard Buchanan 1989 Richard Buchanan 1990 Richard Buchanan 1991 Mark Benson 1992 Lee Gissendaner 1993 Lee Gissendaner 1994 Michael Senters 1995 D’Wayne Bates 1996 D’Wayne Bates 1997 Brian Musso 1998 D’Wayne Bates 1999 Teddy Johnson 2000 Teddy Johnson 2001 Sam Simmons 2002 Jon Schweighardt 2003 Roger Jordan 2004 Mark Philmore 2005 Shaun Herbert 2006 Shaun Herbert 2007 Eric Peterman 2008 Eric Peterman

Rec. Yds. 24 122 43 614 33 570 24 140 52 807 83 570 28 131 40 328 29 437 40 668 41 514 94 1,115 60 834 45 831 68 846 58 669 28 385 49 889 75 1,196 58 865 83 1,245 23 354 33 595 50 807 58 719 31 442 54 633 79 862 47 494 66 744 59 737

Touchdowns

Game: 3, Richard Buchanan vs. Duke, 1988; Jonathan Fields vs. TCU, 2004 Season: 12, D’Wayne Bates, 1996 Career: 26, D’Wayne Bates, 1995-98 By a Tight End Season: 6, Steve Craig, 1973 Career: 11, Steve Craig, 1970-73 By a Freshman Season: 6, Steve Craig, 1970

Single-GAME Bests Receiving Yards 1.

3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

226, Todd Sheets vs. Purdue, 1980 226, Jim Lash vs. Michigan State, 1972 208, Jon Harvey vs. Michigan, 1982 202, Jonathan Fields vs. TCU, 2004 189, Todd Jenkins vs. Purdue, 1982 183, Brian Musso vs. Duke, 1997 179, Kunle Patrick vs. Bowling Green, 2001 178, Roger Murphy vs. Indiana, 1966 175, Richard Buchanan vs. Duke, 1989 173, Curtis Duncan vs. Northern Illinois, 1985

Receptions 1. 2. 3. 4.

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17, Jon Harvey vs. Michigan, 1982 15, Todd Jenkins vs. Purdue, 1982 14, Richard Buchanan vs. Minnesota,1989 13, Lee Gissendaner vs. Minnesota, 1993 13, Richard Buchanan vs. Duke, 1989 13, Sam Poulos vs. Illinois, 1979 13, Don Stonesifer vs. Minnesota,1950 12, Eric Peterman vs. Minnesota, 2007 12, Mark Philmore vs. TCU, 2004 12, Sam Simmons vs. Michigan, 2000 12, Ricky Edwards vs. Purdue, 1983

Career Receptions Leaders Year-by-Year Look at NU’s Top 10 1. D’Wayne Bates Year Receptions 1995......................... 49 1996......................... 75 1997.......................... .3 1998......................... 83 Total...................... 210

5. Ross Lane Year Receptions 2005.......................... 24 2006.......................... 30 2007.......................... 49 2008.......................... 60 Total........................ 163

8. Lee Gissendaner Year Receptions 1990.......................... 11 1991.......................... 19 1992.......................... 68 1993.......................... 58 Total........................ 156

2. Richard Buchanan Year Receptions 1987......................... ..2 1988......................... 41 1989......................... 94 1990......................... 60 Total...................... 197

5. Mark Philmore Year Receptions 2002.......................... 31 2003.......................... 23 2004.......................... 54 2005.......................... 55 Total........................ 163

9. Tyrell Sutton Year Receptions 2005..........................44 2006.......................... 40 2007.......................... 30 2008.......................... 35 Total........................ 149

3. Kunle Patrick Year Receptions 2000......................... 34 2001......................... 56 2002......................... 49 2003......................... 32 Total....................... 171

7. Eric Peterman Year Receptions 2005.......................... 12 2006.......................... 23 2007.......................... 66 2008.......................... 59 Total........................ 160

10. Jon Schweighardt Year Receptions 1999.......................... 11 2000.......................... 35 2001.......................... 43 2002.......................... 58 Total........................ 147

4. Shaun Herbert Year Receptions 2003......................... 10 2004......................... 32 2005......................... 79 2006......................... 47 Total....................... 168

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SINGLE-SEASON BESTS Receiving Yards 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

Player D’Wayne Bates D’Wayne Bates Richard Buchanan D’Wayne Bates Brian Musso Shaun Herbert Lee Gissendaner Richard Buchanan Mark Benson Sam Simmons Jon Harvey

Touchdowns

Player 1. D’Wayne Bates 2. D’Wayne Bates Richard Buchanan 4. Brian Musso Joe Collier 6. Ross Lane Sam Simmons Teddy Johnson Richard Buchanan 10. Mark Philmore Shaun Herbert Lee Gissendaner

Year 1998 1996 1989 1995 1997 2005 1993 1990 1991 2001 1982

Yards 1,245 1,196 1,115 889 865 862 846 834 831 807 807

Year 1996 1998 1989 1997 1952 2007 2001 2000 1990 2005 2005 1993

TD 12 9 9 8 8 7 7 7 7 6 6 6


RECEIVING/ALL-PURPOSE 1. D’Wayne Bates Year Receiving Yards 1995....................... 889 1996.................... 1,196 1997......................... 40 1998.................... 1,245 Total.................... 3,370

6. Lee Gissendaner Year Receiving Yards 1990......................... 129 1991......................... 234 1992......................... 846 1993......................... 669 Total...................... 1,878

1. D’Wayne Bates Year TD 1995...................5 1996.................12 1997...................0 1998...................9 Total.................26

4. Ross Lane Year TD 2005...................1 2006...................2 2007...................7 2008...................3 Total.................13

2. Richard Buchanan Year Receiving Yards 1987........................ .11 1988....................... 514 1989.................... 1,115 1990....................... 834 Total.................... 2,474

7. Kunle Patrick Year Receiving Yards 2000......................... 369 2001......................... 672 2002......................... 558 2003......................... 274 Total...................... 1,873

2. Richard Buchanan Year TD 1987...................0 1988...................6 1989...................9 1990...................7 Total.................22

5. Eric Peterman Year TD 2005...................2 2006...................1 2007...................3 2008...................6 Total.................12

3. Ross Lane Year Receiving Yards 2005....................... 378 2006...................... .401 2007....................... 649 2008....................... 640 Total.................... 2,068

8. Mark Philmore Year Receiving Yards 2002......................... 245 2003......................... 228 2004......................... 633 2005......................... 662 Total...................... 1,768

3. Sam Simmons Year TD 1998...................1 1999...................1 2000...................5 2001...................7 Total.................14

8. Brian Musso Year TD 1994...................0 1995...................0 1996...................3 1997...................8 Total.................11

4. Eric Peterman Year Receiving Yards 2005....................... 181 2006...................... .349 2007....................... 744 2008....................... 737 Total.................... 2,011

9. Scott Yelvington Year Receiving Yards 1973........................... 10 1974......................... 417 1975......................... 686 1976......................... 649 Total...................... 1,762

4. Lee Gissendaner Year TD 1990...................0 1991...................2 1992...................6 1993...................5 Total.................13

8. Steve Craig Year TD 1971...................1 1972...................4 1973...................6 Total.................11

5. Shaun Herbert Year Receiving Yards 2003....................... 105 2004...................... .465 2005....................... 862 2006....................... 494 Total.................... 1,926

10. Brian Musso Year Receiving Yards 1994........................... 78 1995......................... 251 1996......................... 515 1997......................... 865 Total...................... 1,709

4. Joe Collier Year TD 1951...................3 1952...................8 1953...................2 Total.................13

Years 1998-01 2005-08 1994-96 2000-03 1979-83 2001-04 1995-98 1987-90 1998-01 1968-70 1990-93 1976-80 1973-75 1994-97 1957-59 1987-90 1972-76 1969-71 1983-86 1984-87

Rush 4,485 3,886 3,793 2,625 1,369 2,524 12 2,643 324 2,015 10 53 1,323 37 1,359 69 2,465 1,526 41 1,996

Receptions 1. 2.

4. 5. 6. 7. 8.

10.

Player Richard Buchanan D’Wayne Bates Ricky Edwards Shaun Herbert D’Wayne Bates Lee Gissendaner Eric Peterman Ross Lane Jonathan Fields Richard Buchanan Eric Peterman

Year Rec. Yards 1989 94 1,115 1998 83 1,245 1983 83 570 2005 79 862 1996 75 1,196 1992 68 846 2007 66 744 2008 60 640 2005 60 555 1990 60 834 2008 59 737

TD 9 9 0 6 12 6 3 3 0 7 6

Miscellaneous Records Games Gaining 100 Yards

Season: 5, D’Wayne Bates, 1996, 1998 and Richard Buchanan, 1989 Career: 15, D’Wayne Bates, 1995-98

Games Gaining 200 Yards

Season: 1, Jonathan Fields, 2004; Jon Harvey, 1982; Todd Sheets, 1980; Jim Lash, 1972

Consecutive Games Catching a Pass

Season: 13, Kunle Patrick, 2003 Career: 47, Kunle Patrick, 2000-03

Games Catching a TD Pass

Season: 10, D’Wayne Bates, 1996 Career: 20, D’Wayne Bates, 1995-98

8. Teddy Johnson Year TD 1997...................0 1998...................0 1999...................4 2000...................7 Total.................11

Consecutive Games Catching a TD Pass Season: 5, Teddy Johnson, 2000 Career: 6, Richard Buchanan, 1989-90

Longest Gain

94 yards, Mitch Anderson to Jim Lash vs Michigan State, 1972

Career All-Purpose Leaders Year-by-Year Look at NU’s Top 20 layer P 1. Damien Anderson 2. Tyrell Sutton 3. Darnell Autry 4. Jason Wright 5. Ricky Edwards 6. Noah Herron 7. D’Wayne Bates 8. Bob Christian 9. Sam Simmons 10. Mike Adamle 11. Lee Gissendaner 12. Todd Sheets 13. Jim Pooler 14. Brian Musso 15. Ron Burton 16. Richard Buchanan 17. Greg Boykin 18. Al Robinson 19. Curtis Duncan 20. Stanley Davenport

Single-Season Bests

Career Receiving TD Leaders Year-by-Year Look at NU’s Top 10

Career Receiving Yardage Leaders Year-by-Year Look at NU’s Top 10

Rec. Int. PR KR 502 0 0 284 1,244 0 0 8 447 0 0 369 577 0 0 828 1,056 0 0 1,499 781 0 0 231 3,370 0 109 0 845 0 0 0 1,698 0 511 937 502 0 0 856 1,878 0 606 750 1,515 0 241 1,423 236 0 139 1,325 1,709 0 1,075 55 530 103 253 577 2,474 0 196 0 267 0 0 0 348 0 0 637 1,159 0 0 1,308 472 0 0 0

All-Purpose Yards Yds. 5,271 5,138 4,609 4,030 3,924 3,536 3,491 3,488 3,470 3,373 3,244 3,232 3,023 2,876 2,822 2,739 2,732 2,511 2,508 2,468

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

Player Damien Anderson Darnell Autry Jason Wright Jason Wright Tyrell Sutton Jim Pooler Noah Herron Darnell Autry Ricky Edwards Lee Gissendaner

Single-Season Bests Year 2000 1995 2002 2003 2005 1974 2004 1996 1983 1993

Rush 2,063 1,785 1,234 1,388 1,474 949 1,381 1,452 561 10

Rec. 132 168 266 251 396 25 351 196 570 846

Int. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

PR 0 0 0 0 0 21 0 0 0 327

KR 0 70 513 232 0 807 0 16 523 381

Total 2,195 2,023 2,013 1,871 1,870 1,802 1,732 1,664 1,654 1,564

Plays

Game: 51, Ricky Edwards vs. Indiana, 1983 Season: 417, Darnell Autry, 1995 Career: 1,022, Damien Anderson, 1998-01

All-Purpose Yards

Game: 336, Jason Wright vs. Bowling Green, 2003 Season: 2,195, Damien Anderson, 2000 Career: 5,271, Damien Anderson, 1998-01 By a Freshman Game: 253, Tyrell Sutton vs. Wisconsin, 2005 Season: 1,870, Tyrell Sutton, 2005

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ALL-PURPOSE YARDS Career All-Purpose Yards Leaders Year-by-Year Look at NU’s Top 10 1. Damien Anderson...................................................................................5,271 Year Rush Rec. Int. PR KR Total 1998 537 79 0 0 0 616 1999 1,128 184 0 0 0 1,312 2000 2,063 132 0 0 0 2,195 2001 757 107 0 0 284 1,148 Totals 4,485 502 0 0 284 5,271 2. Tyrell Sutton............................................................................................5,138 Year Rush Rec. Int. PR KR Total 2005 1,474 396 0 0 0 1,870 2006 1,000 261 0 0 8 1,269 2007 522 282 0 0 0 804 2008 890 305 0 0 0 1,195 Totals 3,886 1,244 0 0 8 5,138 3. Darnell Autry...........................................................................................4,609 Year Rush Rec. Int. PR KR Total 1994 556 83 0 0 283 922 1995 1,785 168 0 0 70 2,023 1996 1,452 196 0 0 16 1,664 Totals 3,793 447 0 0 369 4,609 4. Jason Wright............................................................................................4,030 Year Rush Rec. Int. PR KR Total 2000 0 12 0 0 69 81 2001 3 48 0 0 14 65 2002 1,234 266 0 0 513 2,013 2003 1,388 251 0 0 232 1,871 Totals 2,625 577 0 0 828 4,030 5. Ricky Edwards ........................................................................................3,924 Year Rush Rec. Int. PR KR Total 1979 18 0 0 0 72 90 1980 102 143 0 0 0 245 1981 0 1 0 0 611 612 1982 688 342 0 0 293 1,323 1983 561 570 0 0 523 1,654 Totals 1,369 1,056 0 0 1,499 3,924 6. Noah Herron............................................................................................3,536 Year Rush Rec. Int. PR KR Total 2001 39 18 0 0 103 160 2002 365 184 0 0 99 648 2003 739 228 0 0 29 996 2004 1,381 351 0 0 0 1,732 Totals 2,524 781 0 0 231 3,536 7. D’Wayne Bates........................................................................................3,491 Year Rush Rec. Int. PR KR Total 1995 16 889 0 0 0 905 1996 14 1,196 0 0 0 1,210 1997 0 40 0 0 0 40 1998 -18 1,245 0 109 0 1,336 Totals 12 3,370 0 109 0 3,491 8. Bob Christian..........................................................................................3,488 Year Rush Rec. Int. PR KR Total 1987 0 24 0 0 0 24 1988 413 294 0 0 0 707 1989 1,291 199 0 0 0 1,490 1990 939 328 0 0 0 1,267 Totals 2,643 845 0 0 0 3,488 9. Sam Simmons.........................................................................................3,470 Year Rush Rec. Int. PR KR Total 1998 124 132 0 8 607 871 1999 65 261 0 169 131 626 2000 61 498 0 172 198 929 2001 74 807 0 162 1 1,044 Totals 324 1,698 0 511 937 3,470

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Year-by-Year All-Purpose Leaders Year Player 1946 Vic Schwall 1947 Tom Worthington 1948 Art Murakowski 1949 Gasper Perricone 1950 Rich Athan 1951 Chuck Hren 1952 Joe Collier 1953 Joe Collier 1954 Jim Troglio 1955 Jim Troglio 1956 Bob McKeiver 1957 Ron Burton 1958 Ron Burton 1959 Ron Burton 1960 Mike Stock 1961 Bill Swingle 1962 Willie Stinson 1963 Willie Stinson 1964 Steve Murphy 1965 Ron Rector 1966 Roger Murphy 1967 Chico Kurzawski 1968 Mike Adamle 1969 Mike Adamle 1970 Mike Adamle 1971 Al Robinson 1972 Greg Boykin 1973 Stan Key 1974 Jim Pooler 1975 Greg Boykin 1976 Scott Yelvington 1977 Todd Sheets 1978 Tim Hill 1979 Todd Sheets 1980 Jeff Cohn 1981 Jim Browne 1982 Ricky Edwards 1983 Ricky Edwards 1984 Curtis Duncan 1985 Curtis Duncan 1986 Curtis Duncan 1987 George Jones 1988 Byron Sanders 1989 Bob Christian 1990 Bob Christian 1991 Mark Benson 1992 Lee Gissendaner 1993 Lee Gissendaner 1994 Darnell Autry 1995 Darnell Autry 1996 Darnell Autry 1997 Brian Musso 1998 D’Wayne Bates 1999 Damien Anderson 2000 Damien Anderson 2001 Damien Anderson 2002 Jason Wright 2003 Jason Wright 2004 Noah Herron 2005 Tyrell Sutton 2006 Tyrell Sutton 2007 Eric Peterman 2008 Tyrell Sutton

10. Mike Adamle..........................................................................................3,373 Year Rush Rec. Int. PR KR Total 1968 94 108 0 0 732 934 1969 666 260 0 0 124 1,050 1970 1,255 134 0 0 0 1,389 Totals 2,015 502 0 0 856 3,373

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Rush 445 140 622 556 688 539 0 0 254 286 592 389 613 357 537 483 418 368 377 345 0 477 94 666 1,255 881 625 894 949 1,105 0 31 195 22 503 162 688 561 14 0 13 21 1,062 1,291 939 20 10 0 556 1,785 1,452 37 -18 1,128 2,063 757 1,234 1,388 1,381 1,474 1,000 58 890

Rec. -2 81 19 52 4 43 748 354 0 26 171 0 392 138 44 87 175 54 69 125 777 326 108 260 134 106 100 28 25 120 649 199 122 614 162 140 342 570 171 498 437 668 127 199 328 831 846 669 83 168 196 865 1,245 184 132 107 266 251 351 396 261 744 305

Int. 36 167 96 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 48 44 11 0 2 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 67 0

PR 159 118 17 0 0 0 0 0 21 0 58 28 98 127 0 14 0 47 0 0 0 104 0 0 0 0 0 0 21 0 0 91 0 77 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 327 223 0 0 0 222 109 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

KR 227 203 0 27 47 0 14 50 53 116 251 195 181 201 0 5 272 369 6 208 0 262 732 124 0 76 0 0 807 0 0 431 504 513 0 0 293 523 464 299 446 530 159 0 0 0 381 369 283 70 16 18 0 0 0 284 513 232 0 0 8 0 8

Total 865 709 754 635 739 582 762 404 328 428 1,072 660 1,328 834 581 591 878 838 452 678 777 1,169 934 1,050 1,389 1,063 725 922 1,802 1,225 649 752 821 1,226 665 302 1,323 1,654 649 797 896 1,219 1,348 1,490 1,267 851 1,564 1,261 922 2,023 1,664 1,142 1,336 1,312 2,195 1,148 2,013 1,871 1,732 1,870 1,269 869 1,195


PUNT RETURNS Punt Returns

Game: 6, by many, most recent: Brian Musso at Notre Dame, 1995 Season: 28, Brian Musso, 1995 Career: 96, Brian Musso, 1994-97

Punt Return Yards

Game: 121, Lee Gissendaner vs. Stanford, 1992 Season: 547, Pug Rentner, 1931 Career: 1,075, Brian Musso, 1994-97

Average Gain Per Punt Return

Game: (minimum 3) 40.3, Lee Gissendaner vs. Stanford, 1992 Game: (minimum 5) 17.3, Gene Miller vs. Minnesota, 1950 Season: (minimum 1.0 per game) 21.8, Lee Gissendaner, 1992 Career: (minimum 1.0 per game) 14.8, Lee Gissendaner, 1990-93

Punt Return Touchdowns

Game: 1, by many, most recent: Marquice Cole vs. Northern Illinois, 2005 Season: 2, Tom Worthington, 1949 Career: 3, Brian Musso, 1994-97; Tom Worthington, 1946-49

Punt Returns Career Punt Return Average v

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

Player Lee Gissendaner Sam Simmons Brian Musso Steve Tasker Roland Wahl Walter Jones Brian Nuffer Barry Pearson Kunle Patrick Larry Gates

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

Player Lee Gissendaner Tom Worthington Vic Schwall Sam Simmons Ron Burton Brian Musso Lee Gissendaner Sam Simmons Otto Graham Loran Day

Years 1990-93 1998-01 1993-97 1982-84 1962-63 1950-52 1985-86 1969-71 2000-03 1965-66

No. 41 40 96 28 20 31 28 56 50 30

Yards Avg. 606 14.8 511 12.8 1,075 11.2 303 10.8 194 9.7 255 8.2 210 7.5 394 7.0 334 6.7 178 5.9

Single-Season Punt Return Average v Year 1992 1949 1946 1999 1959 1995 1993 2000 1942 1948

1. 2. 3. 4. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

93 87 86 81 81 80 79 77 73 72 72

No. 15 16 10 11 9 28 16 13 13 17

Yards Avg. 327 21.8 296 18.5 159 15.9 169 15.4 127 14.1 393 14.0 223 13.9 172 13.2 167 12.8 214 12.6

v average 1.0 per game

Longest Punt Returns

Otto Graham vs. Kansas State, 1941 Sam Simmons vs. TCU, 1999 Brian Musso vs. Indiana, 1995 Marquice Cole vs. Northern Illinois, 2005 Dirk Adams vs. Duke, 1987 Pug Rentner vs. Minnesota, 1931 Art Murakowski vs. Wisconsin, 1949 Don Heap vs. Wisconsin, 1936 Jeff Backes vs. Illinois, 2004 Lee Gissendaner vs. Stanford, 1992 Lee Gissendaner vs. Purdue, 1992

Year-by-Year Punt Return Leaders Year Player No. 1946 Vic Schwall 10 1947 Frank Aschenbrenner 9 1948 Loran Day 17 1949 Tom Worthington 16 1950 Dick Alban 11 1951 Dick Alban 9 1952 Walter Jones 23 1953 Richard Ranicke 7 1954 Richard Ranicke 13 1955 Richard Widmark 5 1956 Willmer Fowler 5 1957 Bob McKeiver 5 1958 Ron Burton 10 1959 Ron Burton 9 1960 Albert Kimbrough 5 1961 Albert Kimbrough 5 1962 Roland Wahl 15 1963 Roland Wahl 5 1964 Dick McCauley 8 1965 Larry Gates 11 1966 Larry Gates 19 1967 Chico Kurzawski 15 1968 Rich Dean 16 1969 Barry Pearson 13 1970 Barry Pearson 23 1971 Barry Pearson 20 1972 Greg Strunk 12 1973 Neil Little 6 1974 Pat Geegan 6 1975 Pete Shaw 12 1976 Pete Shaw 10 1977 Todd Sheets 11 1978 Pat Geegan 7 1979 Todd Sheets 8 1980 Todd Sheets 2 1981 Steve Bogan 6 1982 Steve Tasker 16 1983 Steve Tasker 5 1984 Steve Tasker 7 1985 Brian Nuffer 15 1986 Brian Nuffer 13 1987 Dirk Adams 3 1988 Pat New 7 1989 Richard Buchanan 8 1990 Patrick Wright 9 1991 Lee Gissendaner 10 1992 Lee Gissendaner 15 1993 Lee Gissendaner 16 1994 Brian Musso 20 1995 Brian Musso 28 1996 Brian Musso 25 1997 Brian Musso 22 1998 Josh Barnes 22 1999 Sam Simmons 11 2000 Sam Simmons 13 2001 Sam Simmons 15 2002 Kunle Patrick 19 2003 Kunle Patrick 25 2004 Mark Philmore 14 2005 Marquice Cole 8 2006 Brendan Smith 4 2007 Eric Peterman 11 2008 Brendan Smith 15

Yards Avg. 159 15.9 90 10.0 214 12.6 296 18.5 113 10.3 55 6.1 180 7.8 52 7.4 67 5.2 46 9.2 65 13.0 22 4.4 98 9.8 127 14.1 28 5.6 22 4.4 151 10.1 43 8.6 60 7.5 73 6.6 105 5.5 104 6.9 119 7.4 76 5.9 195 8.4 123 6.1 139 11.5 37 6.2 38 6.3 110 9.2 87 8.7 91 8.3 45 6.4 77 9.6 15 7.5 42 7.0 129 8.1 92 18.4 82 11.7 133 8.9 77 5.9 82 27.3 70 10.0 71 8.9 64 7.1 56 5.6 327 v 21.8 223 13.9 180 9.0 393 14.0 280 11.2 222 9.7 189 8.6 169 15.4 172 13.2 162 10.8 142 7.5 150 6.0 145 10.4 216 27.0 47 11.8 67 6.1 118 7.9

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KICKOFF RETURNS Kickoff Returns

Year-by-Year Kickoff Return Leaders

Game: 8, Byron Sanders vs. Michigan, 1988 Season: 38, Patrick Wright, 1990; Jim Pooler, 1974 Career: 72, Todd Sheets, 1976-80

Kickoff Return Yards

Game: 191, Jason Wright vs. TCU, 2002 Season: 807, Jim Pooler, 1974 Career: 1,499, Ricky Edwards, 1979-83

Kickoff Return Average

Game: (minimum 3) 63.7, Jason Wright vs. TCU, 2002 Season: (minimum 1.2 per game) 28.5, Jason Wright, 2002 Career: (minimum 1.5 per game) 24.3, Steve Tasker, 1982-84

Kickoff Touchdowns

Game: 1, by many, most recent: Stephen Simmons vs. Ohio State, 2007 Season: 1, by many, most recent: Stephen Simmons vs. Ohio State, 2007 Career: 2, Pug Rentner, 1930-31

Longest Kickoff Return

100 yards, Jason Wright vs. TCU, 2002

kickoff Returns Career Kickoff Return Average v

Player Years No. 1. Jeff Backes 2002-04 38 2. Curtis Duncan 1983-86 50 3. Willie Stinson 1961-63 28 4. Steve Tasker 1982-84 31 5. Stephen Simmons 2006-present 35 6. Lee Gissendaner 1990-93 34 Sherrick McManis 2006-present 59 8. A.J. Owens 1972 22 Eric Scott 1993 24 10. Jim Pooler 1973-75 62

Yards Avg. 1,007 26.5 1,308 26.2 718 25.6 752 24.3 830 23.7 750 22.1 1,306 22.1 476 21.6 518 21.6 1,325 21.4

Single-Season Kickoff Return Average v

Player Year 1. Jason Wright 2002 2. Willie Stinson 1963 3. Sam Simmons 1998 4. Ron Rector 1964 5. Curtis Duncan 1984 6. Curtis Duncan 1985 7. Jeff Backes 2002 8. Damien Anderson 2001 9. Willmer Fowler 1955 10. Tim Hill 1978

No. 18 13 22 13 17 11 18 11 14 20

Yards Avg. 513 28.5 369 28.3 607 27.6 358 27.5 464 27.3 299 27.2 472 26.2 284 25.8 359 25.6 504 25.2

v average 1.0 per game

1. 100 2. 99 99 4. 98 98 6. 97 7. 95 8. 93 93 93 93

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Longest Kickoff Returns

Jason Wright vs. TCU, 2002 Stephen Simmons vs. Ohio State, 2007 Curtis Duncan vs. Indiana, 1984 Pug Rentner vs. Illinois, 1930 Wilbur Hightower vs. Indiana, 1913 Jeff Backes vs. Minnesota, 2004 Pug Rentner vs. Minnesota, 1931 Teddy Johnson vs. Minnesota, 2000 Todd Sheets vs. Iowa, 1976 Greg Strunk vs. Ohio State, 1971 Frank Aschenbrenner vs. UCLA, 1947

Year Player 1946 Vic Schwall 1947 Frank Aschenbrenner 1948 Frank Aschenbrenner 1949 John Miller 1950 Dick Alban 1951 Dick Alban 1952 Walter Jones 1953 Nick Chandler 1954 Robert King 1955 Frank Jeske 1956 Bob McKeiver 1957 Willmer Fowler 1958 Ron Burton 1959 Ray Purdin 1960 Dick Thornton 1961 Larry Benz 1962 Willie Stinson 1963 Willie Stinson 1964 Ron Rector 1965 Dick Smith 1966 Mike Bradburn 1967 Chico Kurzawski 1968 Mike Adamle 1969 Al Robinson 1970 Johnny Cooks 1971 Greg Strunk 1972 A.J. Owens 1973 Jim Pooler 1974 Jim Pooler 1975 Jim Pooler 1976 Todd Sheets 1977 Todd Sheets 1978 Tim Hill 1979 Todd Sheets 1980 Lou Tiberi 1981 Ricky Edwards 1982 Steve Tasker 1983 Ricky Edwards 1984 Curtis Duncan 1985 Curtis Duncan 1986 Walter Ding 1987 Marcus Lang 1988 Pat New 1989 Terry Smith 1990 Patrick Wright 1991 Mike Senters 1992 Lee Gissendaner 1993 Lee Gissendaner 1994 Michael Senters 1995 Hudhaifa Ismaeli 1996 Hudhaifa Ismaeli 1997 Teddy Johnson 1998 Sam Simmons 1999 Louis Ayeni 2000 Teddy Johnson 2001 Damien Anderson 2002 Jason Wright 2003 Derell Jenkins 2004 Jeff Backes 2005 Gerard Hamlett 2006 Sherrick McManis 2007 Sherrick McManis 2008 Stephen Simmons

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No. 12 9 7 7 6 5 11 5 6 7 11 14 8 11 6 4 12 13 13 11 12 13 34 27 17 8 22 7 38 17 20 23 20 26 18 30 17 24 17 11 7 9 21 19 38 19 17 17 22 7 14 15 22 17 18 11 18 18 11 21 28 31 23

Yards Avg. 227 18.9 195 21.7 91 13.0 145 20.7 126 21.0 93 18.6 228 20.7 126 25.2 87 14.5 147 21.0 251 22.8 358 25.6 181 22.6 236 21.4 199 33.2 75 18.8 272 22.7 369 28.3 358 27.5 253 23.0 253 21.1 262 20.1 732 21.5 522 19.3 322 18.9 211 26.3 476 21.6 142 20.3 807 21.2 376 22.1 430 21.5 431 18.7 504 25.2 513 19.7 402 22.3 611 20.4 410 24.1 523 21.8 464 27.3 299 27.2 188 26.9 158 17.6 450 21.4 367 19.3 659 17.3 337 17.7 381 22.4 369 21.7 483 22.0 209 29.9 315 22.5 343 22.9 607 27.6 295 17.4 432 24.0 284 15.8 513 28.5 320 17.8 333 30.3 468 22.3 588 21.0 718 23.2 509 22.1


PUNTING Punts

J.J. Standring

Game: 13, J.J. Standring vs. Ohio State, 1998 Season: 84, J.J. Standring, 1999 Career: 305, J.J. Standring, 1998-01

Punting Yards

Game: 551, J.J. Standring vs. Ohio State, 1998 Season: 3,404, J.J. Standring, 1999 Career: 12,639, J.J. Standring, 1998-01

Punting Average

Game: (minimum 5) 56.6, Paul Burton vs. Air Force, 1994: vs. Indiana, 1995 Season: (minimum 50) 45.6, John Kidd, 1982 Career: (minimum 175) 41.8, John Kidd, 1980-83

Punts Over 50 Yards

Season: 19, J.J. Standring, 2001 Career: 57, John Kidd, 1980-83

Longest Punt

90, Paul Burton vs. Indiana, 1995; Steve Toth vs. Wisconsin, 1934

Punts Career Punt Average

Player Years 1. John Kidd 1980-83 2. J.J. Standring 1998-01 3. Paul Burton 1993-96 4. Ed Sutter 1988-91 5. Brian Huffman 2000, 2002-04 6. Stefan Demos 2006-present 7. Marty McGann 1970-72 8. Randy Dean 1974-76

No. 261 305 216 218 191 118 182 154

Yards Avg. 10,916 41.8 12,639 41.4 8,948 41.4 8,803 40.4 7,683 40.2 4,667 39.6 7,114 39.1 5,925 38.5 minimum 100 punts

Single Season Punt Average

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

1. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.

Player Year John Kidd 1982 Paul Burton 1996 Ed Sutter 1989 J.J. Standring 2001 Paul Burton 1994 Randy Dean 1975 John Kidd 1983 John Kidd 1981 J.J. Standring 1998 Brian Huffman 2002

No. 52 45 33 69 51 58 67 79 78 66

Yards Avg. 2,371 45.6 1,972 43.8 1,436 43.5 2,971 43.1 2,193 43.0 2,463 42.5 2,808 41.9 3,296 41.7 3,240 41.5 2,737 41.5 average 1.0 per game

Longest Punts

90 Paul Burton vs. Indiana, 1995 90 Steve Toth vs. Wisconsin, 1934 88 Ollie Olson vs. Illinois, 1932 80 Merlin Norenberg vs. Minnesota, 1963 79 Ed Sutter vs. Illinois, 1990 78 John Kidd vs. Wisconsin, 1980 76 Ed Sutter vs. Rutgers, 1989 75 Ed Sutter vs. Duke, 1990 75 Ed Sutter vs. Wisconsin, 1988 75 John Kidd vs. Wisconsin, 1982 75 Steve Toth vs. Ohio State, 1936

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Year-by-Year Punting Leaders

Year Player 1946 Frank Aschenbrenner 1947 Tom Worthington 1948 Frank Aschenbrenner 1949 Tom Worthington 1950 Norm Kragseth 1951 Norm Kragseth 1952 Norm Kragseth 1953 Dick Thomas 1954 George Gondek 1955 Jim Troglio 1956 Bob McKeiver 1957 Bob McKeiver 1958 Dick Thornton 1959 Mike Stock 1960 Dick Thornton 1961 Dave Cox 1962 Merlin Norenberg 1963 Merlin Norenberg 1964 Tom Myers 1965 Ron Rector 1966 Cas Banaszek 1967 Chico Kurzawski 1968 Dick Emmerich 1969 Rick Telander 1970 Marty McGann 1971 Marty McGann 1972 Marty McGann 1973 Wayne Frederickson 1974 Randy Dean 1975 Randy Dean 1976 Randy Dean 1977 Bob Schmidt 1978 Jeff Christensen 1979 Bob Schmidt 1980 John Kidd 1981 John Kidd 1982 John Kidd 1983 John Kidd 1984 Shawn Carpenter 1985 Shawn Carpenter 1986 Shawn Carpenter 1987 Shawn Carpenter 1988 Ed Sutter 1989 Ed Sutter 1990 Ed Sutter 1991 Ed Sutter 1992 Matt Dzierwa 1993 Paul Burton 1994 Paul Burton 1995 Paul Burton 1996 Paul Burton 1997 Tim Hughes 1998 J.J. Standring 1999 J.J. Standring 2000 J.J. Standring 2001 J.J. Standring 2002 Brian Huffman 2003 Brian Huffman 2004 Brian Huffman 2005 Ryan Pederson 2006 Slade Larscheid 2007 Stefan Demos 2008 Stefan Demos

Avg. 32.8 35.8 36.9 39.8 34.6 32.5 35.0 37.3 36.0 34.6 39.6 39.0 35.2 34.7 34.4 35.4 37.4 41.4 35.0 40.5 35.8 38.2 36.6 37.0 40.5 37.3 39.2 36.8 36.4 42.5 35.3 34.4 36.0 34.5 38.7 41.7 45.6 41.9 36.9 36.5 36.5 39.5 41.4 43.5 38.4 39.8 37.3 40.1 43.0 39.7 43.8 40.5 41.5 40.5 40.9 43.1 41.5 39.9 39.1 39.6 37.2 40.1 39.0

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SCORING Points

Consecutive PATs

Game: 27, Otto Graham vs. Wisconsin, 1943 Season: 138, Damien Anderson, 2000 Career: 262, Brian Gowins, 1995-98 Points Scored per Game Season: 11.5, Damien Anderson, 2000 Career: 6.5, Darnell Autry, 1994-96

Game: 7, Tim Long vs. Illinois, 2000; Tim Long vs. Indiana, 2000 Season: 47, Tim Long, 2000 Career: 54, Tim Long, 1999-2000

Field Goals Attempted

Points Scored—Kicking Game: 17, Tim Long vs. Michigan, 2000; Brian Gowins vs. Hawaii, 1998 Season: 90, Amado Villarreal, 2008 Career: 262, Brian Gowins, 1995-98

Game: 6, Brian Huffman vs. TCU, 2004; Sam Valenzisi vs. Minnesota, 1994 Season: 27, Brian Gowins, 1997 Career: 85, Brian Gowins, 1995-98 Beyond 50 yards Season: 5, John Duvic, 1984 Career: 9, Brian Gowins, 1995-98

Touchdowns Scored Game: 4, Tyrell Sutton (two times, vs. Brian Gowins Northern Illinois, 2005; vs. Wisconsin, 2005), Jason Wright (four times, vs. Indiana, 2002; vs. Kansas, 2003; vs. Indiana, 2003; vs. Illinois, 2003), Damien Anderson (three times, vs. Duke, 2001; vs. Indiana, 2000; vs. Illinois, 2000), Darnell Autry vs. Iowa 1996; Ricky Edwards vs. Northern Illinois, 1982; Mike Adamle vs. Minnesota,1970; Otto Graham vs. Wisconsin, 1943 Season: 23, Damien Anderson, 2000 Career: 38, Damien Anderson, 1998-01 By a Freshman Game: 4, Tyrell Sutton (twice, vs. Northern Illinois and Wisconsin), 2005 Season: 18, Tyrell Sutton, 2005 Touchdowns Scored in Consecutive Games Two games: 6, Tyrell Sutton, 2005 (twice, Ohio and Northern Illinois, and Penn State and Wisconsin), Damien Anderson, 2000 (Michigan State and Indiana); Darnell Autry, 1996 (Iowa and Purdue) Three games: 8, Darnell Autry, 1996; (Iowa, Purdue and Tennessee) Consecutive Games Scoring a Touchdown Season: 9, Damien Anderson, 2000 Career: 9, Damien Anderson, 2000 Most Games Scoring a Touchdown Season: 10, Noah Herron, 2004; Jason Wright, 2003; Damien Anderson, 2000 Career: 22, Damien Anderson, 1998-01 Most Games Scoring Two or More Touchdowns Season: 8, Damien Anderson, 2000 Career: 12, Darnell Autry 1994-96

Field Goals Made Game: 5, Joel Howells vs. Penn State, 2005 Season: 20, Brian Gowins, 1997; Amado Villarreal, 2008 Career: 58, Brian Gowins, 1995-98 Consecutive: 13, Sam Valenzisi, 1995 Beyond 50 yards Game: 1, by many, most recent: David Wasielewski vs. Air Force, 2002 Season: 2, Sam Valenzisi, 1994 Career: 3, Brian Gowins, 1995-98 By a Freshman Game: 2, Nick Mirkopulos vs. Arizona, 1975 Season: 6, Nick Mirkopulos, 1975 Highest Percentage Game: (minimum 4 attempts) 100.0, Sam Valenzisi vs. Michigan, 1995 Season: (minimum 10 attempts) 93.8, Sam Valenzisi, 1995 Career: (minimum 25 attempts) 75.0, Amado Villarreal, 2005-08

Most Games Kicking a Field Goal 32, Brian Gowins, 1995-98

Consecutive Games Kicking a Field Goal 9, Brian Gowins, 1997

Most Times Kicking Two or More Field Goals in a Game

Season: 8, Brian Gowins, 1997 Career: 20, Brian Gowins, 1995-98

Most Times Kicking Three or More Field Goals in a Game Season: 4, John Duvic, 1986 Career: 6, John Duvic, 1983-86; Sam Valenzisi, 1992-95

Longest Field Goal Made

PATs Attempted Game: 7, Amado Villarreal vs. Michigan State, 2007; David Wasielewski vs. Navy, 2002; Tim Long vs. Illinois, 2000; Tim Long vs. Indiana, 2000; Bill Planisek vs. Illinois, 1970 Season: 52, Tim Long, 2000 Career: 95, Brian Gowins, 1995-98

54 yards, Nick Mirkopulos vs. Arizona, 1975 By a Freshman 54 yards, Nick Mirkopulos vs. Arizona, 1975

PATs Made Game: 7, David Wasielewski vs. Navy, 2002; Tim Long vs. Illinois, 2000; Tim Long vs. Indiana, 2000 Season: 50, Tim Long, 2000 Career: 88, Brian Gowins, 1995-98 Highest Percentage Season: (minimum 20 attempts) 100.0, Ira Adler, 1990; John Duvic, 1986; Sam Valenzisi, 1994; Brian Gowins, 1998 Career: (minimum 50 attempts) 98.4, John Duvic, 1983-86

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SCORING Single-Game Bests

Points 1. 2.

14. 15.

27 Otto Graham vs. Wisconsin, 1943 24 Tyrell Sutton vs. Wisconsin, 2005 24 Tyrell Sutton vs. Northern Illinois, 2005 24 Jason Wright vs. Illinois, 2003 24 Jason Wright vs. Indiana, 2003 24 Jason Wright vs. Kansas, 2003 24 Jason Wright vs. Indiana, 2002 24 Damien Anderson vs. Duke, 2001 24 Damien Anderson vs. Illinois, 2000 24 Damien Anderson vs. Indiana, 2000 24 Darnell Autry vs. Iowa, 1996 24 Ricky Edwards vs. Northern Illinois, 1982 24 Mike Adamle vs. Minnesota, 1970 22 Dick Emmerich vs. Iowa, 1968 20 Bob Christian vs. Air Force, 1988 20 Vic Gustafson vs. South Dakota, 1929

Field Goals 1. 2.

6.

5 4 4 4 4 3

1. 2. 3. 6. 8. 9. 10.

1. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7.

Joel Howells vs. Penn State, 2005 Tim Long vs. Michigan, 2000 Brian Gowins vs. Hawaii, 1998 Sam Valenzisi vs. Michigan, 1995 Sam Valenzisi vs. Minnesota, 1993 Accomplished 28 times; most recently by Amado Villarreal vs. Michigan, 2007

1949 1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1969 1970 1971 1972

Player Points Bernie Jefferson 24 Don Clawson 32 Don Clawson 45 Otto Graham 48 Ed Hirsch 24 Otto Graham 61 Duane Sickles 18 Dick Conners 30 Vic Schwall 50 Art Murakowski 30 Frank Aschenbrenner 24 Art Murakowski 24 Art Murakowski 30 Rich Athan 42 Chuck Hren 24 Joe Collier 48 Chuck Hren 48 Bob Lauter 30 George Gondek 12 John Rearden 12 Jack Weber 18 Bob McKeiver 38 Ron Burton 18 Ron Burton 76 Ron Burton 36 Mike Stock 39 Bill Swingle 30 Steve Murphy 56 Steve Murphy 36 Steve Murphy 36 Bob McKelvey 48 Dick Emmerich 29 Chico Kurzawski 42 Dick Emmerich 35 Mike Adamle 30 Mike Hudson 30 Mike Adamle 60 Randy Anderson 60 Greg Boykin 38

Year 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008

Player Steve Craig Stan Key Jim Pooler Greg Boykin Mark Bailey Scott Yelvington Sam Poulos Steve Bogan Steve Bogan Dave Mishler Jay Anderson Steve Bogan Ricky Edwards John Duvic John Duvic John Duvic John Duvic Ira Adler Bob Christian Bob Christian Ira Adler Mark Benson Lee Gissendaner Sam Valenzisi Sam Valenzisi Darnell Autry Darnell Autry Brian Gowins Brian Gowins Tim Long Damien Anderson Zak Kustok Jason Wright Jason Wright Noah Herron Tyrell Sutton Joel Howells Amado Villarreal Amado Villarreal

Player Damien Anderson Jason Wright Tyrell Sutton Darnell Autry Darnell Autry Noah Herron Amado Villarreal Tim Long Brian Gowins Brian Gowins

Field Goals Made

9.

Player Brian Gowins Amado Villarreal John Duvic Brian Gowins Brian Gowins Sam Valenzisi Tim Long Sam Valenzisi Amado Villarreal Tim Long Ira Adler John Duvic

Year 2000 2003 2005 1996 1995 2004 2008 2000 1996 1997

TD 23 21 18 18 18 15 0 0 0 0

PAT 0 0 0 0 0 0 30 50 34 19

FG 0 0 0 0 0 0 20 13 16 20

Pts 138 126 108 108 108 90 90 89 82 79

Year 1997 2008 1986 1998 1996 1995 2000 1994 2007 1999 1990 1984

No. 20-27 20-25 19-23 17-24 16-24 15-16 13-17 13-19 12-18 12-18 12-16 12-19

Pct. .741 .800 .826 .708 .666 .938 .765 .684 .667 .667 .750 .632

-40 12 19 14 11 13 13 7 8 9 11 6 5

40+ Lng 8 52 1 46 5 52 6 51 3 48 2 46 6 46 5 52 3 49 1 43 6 50 7 49

Career Scoring Leaders Year-by-Year Look at NU’s Top 10

Year-by-Year Scoring Leaders Year 1938 1939 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948

Single-Season Bests

Points

Points 36 36 54 54 24 24 24 36 24 24 37 24 54 27 48 48 77 58 44 74 48 42 54 49 60 108 108 79 72 47 138 66 78 126 90 108 48 72 90

1. Brian Gowins.....................................262 Year TD PAT 2PT Saf FG Pts 1995 — 14 — — 5 29 1996 — 34 — — 16 82 1997 — 19 — — 20 79 1998 — 21 — — 17 72 Totals — 88 — — 58 262

6. John Duvic........................................200 Year TD PAT 2PT Saf FG Pts 1983 — 12 — — 5 27 1984 — 12 — — 12 48 1985 — 18 — — 10 48 1986 — 20 — — 19 77 Totals — 62 — — 46 200

2. Damien Anderson ............................228 Year TD PAT 2PT Saf FG Pts 1998 4 — — — — 24 1999 3 — — — — 18 2000 23 — — — — 138 2001 8 — — — — 48 Totals 38 — — — — 228

7. Ira Adler .............................................188 Year TD PAT 2PT Saf FG Pts 1987 — 15 — — 11 48 1988 — 18 — — 7 39 1989 — 16 — — 9 43 1990 — 22 — — 12 58 Totals — 71 — — 39 188

3. Darnell Autry.....................................222 Year TD PAT 2PT Saf FG Pts 1994 1 — — — — 6 1995 18 — — — — 108 1996 18 — — — — 108 Totals 37 — — — — 222

8. Bob Christian....................................174 Year TD PAT 2PT Saf FG Pts 1987 — — — — — 0 1988 7 — 1 — — 44 1989 11 — 4 — — 74 1990 9 — 1 — — 56 Totals 27 — 6 — — 174

3. Tyrell Sutton......................................222 Year TD PAT 2PT Saf FG Pts 2005 18 — — — — 108 2006 7 — — — — 42 2007 4 — — — — 24 2008 8 — — — — 48 Totals 37 — — — — 222 5. Jason Wright.....................................210 Year TD PAT 2PT Saf FG Pts 2000 — — — — — 0 2001 1 — — — — 6 2002 13 — — — — 78 2003 21 — — — — 126 Totals 35 — — — — 210

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9. Sam Valenzisi....................................169 Year TD PAT 2PT Saf FG Pts 1992 — — — — — 0 1993 — 16 — — 11 49 1994 — 21 — — 13 60 1995 — 15 — — 15 60 Totals — 52 — — 39 169 10. Noah Herron....................................168 Year TD PAT 2PT Saf FG Pts 2001 — — — — — 0 2002 7 — — — — 42 2003 6 — — — — 36 2004 15 — — — — 90 Totals 28 — — — — 168

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SCORING Career Kick Scoring Leaders Year-by-Year Look at NU’s Top SIX 1. Brian Gowins...............................262 Year PAT-Att FG-Att Pts 1995 14-15 5-10 29 1996 34-37 16-24 82 1997 19-22 20-27 79 1998 21-21 17-24 72 Totals 88-95 58-85 262 2. John Duvic...................................200 Year PAT-Att FG-Att Pts 1983 12-12 5-11 27 1984 12-12 12-19 48 1985 18-19 10-17 48 1986 20-20 19-23 77 Totals 62-63 46-70 200

Nick Mirkopulos kicked a 54-yard field goal in 1975, the longest in NU history.

3. Ira Adler ........................................188 Year PAT-Att FG-Att Pts 1987 15-16 11-13 48 1988 18-19 7-12 39 1989 16-17 9-13 43 1990 22-22 12-16 58 Totals 71-74 39-54 188

4. Sam Valenzisi...............................169 Year PAT-Att FG-Att Pts 1993 16-17 11-18 49 1994 21-21 13-19 60 1995 15-16 15-16 60 Totals 52-54 39-53 169 5. Amado Villarreal..........................166 Year PAT-Att FG-Att Pts 2005 1-1 0-0 2 2006 — — 0 2007 36-37 12-18 72 2008 30-34 20-25 90 Totals 67-72 33-44 166 6. Joel Howells.................................147 Year PAT-Att FG-Att Pts 2003 0-1 0-1 0 2004 9-10 4-5 21 2005 45-48 11-21 78 2006 24-25 8-12 48 Totals 78-84 23-39 147

Career Field Goals Leaders Year-by-Year Look at NU’s Top 10 Player 1. Brian Gowins 2. John Duvic 3. Ira Adler Sam Valenzisi 5. Amado Villarreal 6. Tim Long 7. Joel Howells 8. David Wasielewski 9. Bill Planisek 10. Sam Poulos

Years 1995-98 1983-86 1987-90 1992-95 2005-08 1998-00 2003-06 2001-02 1969-71 1976-79

No. 58-85 46-70 39-54 39-53 33-44 25-35 23-39 17-31 15-26 14-25

Pct. .682 .657 .722 .736 .750 .714 .590 .548 .577 .560

-40 38 30 26 29 29 18 18 10 12 13

+40 20 16 13 10 4 7 5 7 3 1

Long 52 52 50 52 49 46 46 51 45 43

Longest Field Goals Made

188

Yards 1. 54 2. 52 52 52 5. 51 51 51 7. 50 50 50 50

Player Nick Mirkopulos Brian Gowins Sam Valenzisi John Duvic David Wasielewski Brian Gowins Sam Valenzisi Brian Gowins Ira Adler Ira Adler Nick Mirkopulos

Opponent Arizona Michigan Ohio State Purdue Air Force Hawaii Michigan State Iowa Michigan State Wisconsin Arizona

Year 1975 1997 1994 1986 2002 1998 1994 1995 1990 1989 1976

Ira Adler ranks in the top 10 in six different scoring categories. Adler was the team’s leading scorer in 1987.

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DEFENSE Total Tackles

sINGLE-SEASON BESTS

Game: 31, Chuck Kern vs. Purdue, 1979 Season: 227, Chuck Kern, 1979 Career: 545, Tim McGarigle, 2002-05 6

Tackles

Solo Tackles

Season: 122, Chuck Kern, 1979; Barry Gardner, 1998 Career: 319, Tim McGarigle, 2002-05

Assisted Tackles

Season: 132, John Voorhees, 1971 Career: 226, Tim McGarigle, 2002-05, and Chuck Kern, 1977-80

Tackles for Loss

Season: 26, Casey Dailey, 1997 Career: 53, Casey Dailey, 1994-97

Player 1. Chuck Kern 2. Chuck Kern 3. John Voorhees 4. Barry Gardner 5. Barry Gardner 6. Ed Sutter 7. Tim McGarigle 8. Tim McGarigle 9. Kevin Bentley 10. Kevin Bentley

Tackles for Loss

Player 1. Casey Dailey 2. Dwayne Missouri 3. Steve Shine Matt Rice 5. Loren Howard Dwayne Missouri Wil Hemby Corey Wootton 9. Keith Cruise Nick Walker

Quarterback Sacks

Season: 12, Casey Dailey, 1997 Career: 28, Casey Dailey, 1994-97

Interceptions

Game: 3, by many, most recent: Neil Little vs. Indiana, 1973 Season: 7, Brett Whitley, 1987; Willie Lindsey, 1991 Career: 15, Brett Whitley, 1984-87

Yards on Interception Returns

Game: 116, Tom Worthington vs. Indiana, 1947 Season: 202, Brett Whitley, 1987 Career: 319, Tom Worthington, 1946-49

Interceptions

Interceptions Returned for Touchdowns

Game: 1, by many, most recent: Brendan Smith, Minnesota, 2008 Game (by two or more players): 2, 1 by Kevin Mims and 1 by Nick Roach vs. UCLA, 2005, Season: 2, Brendan Smith, 2008 Career: 2, Brendan Smith, 2005-present

Consecutive Games Intercepting a Pass 4, Brett Whitley, 1985

Fumbles Recovered

Game: 5, Al Viola vs. Purdue, 1956 Season: 5, Al Viola, 1956 Career: 7, Hudhaifa Ismaeli, 1994-96, Barry Gardner 1995-98

Player 1. Brett Whitley Willie Lindsey 3. Tom Worthington Eric Hutchinson 5. Marquice Cole Bryan Heinz Harold Blackmon Chris Martin Todd Krehbiel Malcolm Hunter Tom Worthington Dale Pienta Dick McCauley Brett Whitley

Passes Broken Up •

Year 1979 1978 1971 1998 1997 1990 2005 2004 1999 2001

Total 227 218 192 175 174 161 156 151 148 147

Year 1997 1999 1993 1996 2003 2000 1971 2008 1983 1992

No. Yds. 26 133 20 74 17 98 17 47 16 78 16 86 16 77 16 86 14 53 14 49

Year 1987 1991 1947 1970 2005 2003 2000 1995 1986 1976 1949 1954 1963 1985

No. 7 7 6 6 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5

Yds. 202 52 167 49 64 12 18 111 72 58 50 49 36 10

Player Year No. 1. Harold Blackmon 2000 22 2. Harold Blackmon 1999 17 3. Marvin Ward 2004 14 Shegun Cummings-John 1999 14 5. Rodney Ray 1994 13 6. Jerry Brown 1971 12 Sherrick McManis 2008 12 8. Marvin Ward 2003 11 Willie Lindsey 1991 11 10. Mike Nelson 1997 10 Pete Shaw 1975 10 • Pass breakup totals unavailable before 1971

Fumble Recoveries

Player Year No. 1. Al Viola 4 1956 5 2. Barry Gardner 1996 4 Chris Martin 1995 4 Hudhaifa Ismaeli 1995 4 Rich Myers 1986 4 Bobby Anderson 1980 4 Chuck Rogers 1978 4 Kevin Sprouse 1975 4 Greg Swanson 1972 4 10. Dominique Price 2004 3 Dominique Price 2002 3 Kevin Bentley 2001 3 Barry Gardner 1997 3 Jason Cunningham 1991 3 Ed Sutter 1990 3 Dirk Adams 1985 3 Daryl Newell 1984 3 Percy Holden 1980 3 Chuck Kern 1979 3 Mike Kendzicky 1978 3 Malcolm Hunter 1976 3 Marty Szostak 1975 3 Carl Patrnchak 1974 3 4 Records incomplete prior to 1971

Passes Broken Up

Season: 22, Harold Blackmon, 2000 Career: 48, Harold Blackmon, 1997-2000 6 NCAA record holder

Longest Plays Interception/Fumble Returns 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7.

102 Chuck Palmer vs. Minnesota, 1921* 96 Chris Martin vs. Air Force, 1994* 95 E.P. Williams vs. Purdue, 1916 91 Art Murakowski vs. Notre Dame, 1948 86 Demetrius Eaton vs. Michigan State, 2005* 83 Walt Holmer vs. Dartmouth, 1928* 78 Steve Murphy vs. Miami (Ohio), 1963 78 Hank Bruder vs. Indiana, 1930 9. 77 Ed Whalen vs. Iowa, 1934 10. 76 Chris Martin vs. Purdue, 1995 * Fumble return

Chuck Kern is NU’s single-season tackle leader (227).

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DEFENSE Career Tackle Leaders Year-by-Year Look at NU’s Top 10 1. Tim McGarigle................................545 Year Solo Asst. Tack. 2002 50 48 98 2003 86 54 140 2004 102 49 151 2005 81 75 156 Totals 319 226 545

6. Kevin Bentley................................390 Year Solo Asst. Tack. 1998 4 5 9 1999 91 57 148 2000 53 33 86 2001 82 65 147 Totals 230 160 390

2. Chuck Kern...................................503 Year Solo Asst. Tack. 1977 5 2 7 1978 121 97 218 1979 122 105 227 1980 29 22 51 Totals 277 226 503

7. Paul Maly.......................................343 Year Solo Asst. Tack. 1973 35 36 71 1975 43 32 75 1976 54 55 109 1977 52 36 88 Totals 184 159 343

3. Barry Gardner...............................468 Year Solo Asst. Tack. 1995 9 4 13 1996 68 38 106 1997 112 62 174 1998 122 53 175 Totals 311 157 468

8. Eric Collier....................................342 Year Solo Asst. Tack. 1994 12 6 18 1995 53 47 100 1996 55 52 107 1997 61 56 117 Totals 181 161 342

4. Ed Sutter.......................................429 Year Solo Asst. Tack. 1988 25 25 50 1989 35 58 93 1990 85 76 161 1991 62 63 125 Totals 207 222 429

9. Napoleon Harris...........................334 Year Solo Asst. Tack. 1998 18 13 31 1999 57 53 110 2000 66 49 115 2001 45 33 78 Totals 186 148 334

5. William Bennett............................418 Year Solo Asst. Tack. 1992 45 55 100 1993 70 46 116 1994 72 28 100 1995 57 45 102 Totals 244 174 418

10. Thomas Homco.........................333 Year Solo Asst. Tack. 1988 44 27 71 1989 60 64 124 1990 35 30 65 1991 41 32 73 Totals 180 153 333

Career Tackle-For-Loss Leaders Year-by-Year Look at NU’s Top 10 1. Casey Dailey Year TFL 1994 4 1995 12 1996 11 1997 26 Totals 53

Yds 18 76 47 133 274

2. Dwayne Missouri Year TFL 1997 2 1998 7 1999 20 2000 16 Totals 45

Yds 8 22 74 86 190

3. Matt Rice Year TFL 1993 1 1994 13 1995 11 1996 17 Totals 42

Yds 2 39 58 49 148

4. Keith Cruise Year TFL 1981 4 1982 7 1983 14 1984 12 Totals 37

Yds 14 27 53 52 146

5. Steve Shine Year TFL 1990 3 1991 2 1992 12 1993 17 Totals 34

Yds 23 6 59 98 186

Career Defensive Leaders PASS BREAKUPS • fumble recoveries Pass Breakups •

Player Years No. 1. Harold Blackmon 1997-00 48 2. Marvin Ward 2001-04 40 3. Raheem Covington 1998-02 24 4. Sherrick McManis 2006-08 23 Rodney Ray 1991-95 23 6. Brett Whitley 1984-87 22 7. Pete Shaw 1972-76 21 8. Napoleon Harris 1998-01 18 9. William Bennett 1992-95 16 Dwight James 1988-91 16 Terry Thomas 1987-90 16 Roosevelt Groves 1979-82 16 • Pass breakup totals unavailable before 1971

Fumble Recoveries •

Player 1. Kevin Bentley Barry Gardner Hudhaifa Ismaeli 3. Dominique Price Daryl Newell Chris Martin 6. Steve Ostrowski Greg Gill Ed Sutter Dirk Adams Bobby Anderson Scott Duncan Kevin Sprouse Carl Patrnchak Rob Mason Al Viola

Years 1998-01 1995-98 1994-96 2001-04 1982-85 1992-95 1990-93 1989-92 1988-91 1984-88 1979-82 1975-78 1973-76 1973-74 1972-74 1955-57

No. 7 7 7 6 6 6 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5

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5. Kevin Bentley Year TFL 1998 1 1999 10 2000 11 2001 12 Totals 34

Yds 5 39 56 33 133

5. Loren Howard Year TFL 2002 13.5 2003 16 2004 4.5 Totals 34

Yds 33 78 30 141

8. Corey Wootton Year TFL 2006 9 2007 7 2008 16 Total 32

Yds 32 16 86 134

9. Mike Guendling Year TFL 1980 4 1981 4 1982 13 1983 8 Total 29

Yds 24 11 58 54 147

9. Napoleon Harris Year TFL 1998 2 1999 5 2000 13 2001 9 Totals 29

Yds 5 33 60 33 131


DEFENSE Career Sack Leaders Year-by-Year Look at NU’s Top 15

Year-by-Year Interception Leaders Year Player No. 1946 Vic Schwall 2 1947 Tom Worthington 6 1948 Dick Flowers 4 1949 Tom Worthington 5 1950 Charles Bennett 3 1951 Walter Jones 4 1952 Walter Jones 2 1953 Gerald Weber 3 1954 Dale Pienta 5 1955 Jim Thompson 1 1956 Ed Quinn 3 1957 Ron Burton 2 1958 Dick Thornton 3 1959 Larry Wood 3 1960 Larry Wood 3 1961 Larry Onesti 3 1962 Dick McCauley 2 1963 Dick McCauley 5 1964 Phil Clark 2 1965 Phil Clark 2 1966 Phil Clark 2 1967 Harold Daniels 2 1968 Rich Field 2 1969 Gary Holland 3 1970 Eric Hutchinson 6 1971 Eric Hutchinson 3 1972 Greg Swanson 3 1973 Neil Little 4 1974 Malcolm Hunter 4 1975 Pete Shaw 2 1976 Malcolm Hunter 5 1977 Steve Bobowski 3 1978 Pat Geegan 3 1979 Bobby Anderson 2 1980 Bobby Anderson 4 1981 J. Gatewood 2 Scott Sanderson 2 1982 Rich Raffin 2 1983 Charles Plant 3 1984 Ellery Bennett 2 1985 Brett Whitley 5 1986 Todd Krehbiel 5 1987 Brett Whitley 7 1988 Kevin Peterson 1 1989 Dwight James 4 1990 Pat New 2 1991 Willie Lindsey 7 1992 Greg Gill 4 1993 Rodney Ray 3 1994 William Bennett 3 1995 Chris Martin 5 1996 Josh Barnes 3 1997 Barry Gardner 2 Josh Barnes 2 1998 Mike Nelson 3 1999 Harold Blackmon 2 2000 Harold Blackmon 5 2001 Jarvis Adams 2 Dominique Price 2 Billy Silva 2 Raheem Covington 2 2002 Raheem Covington 4 2003 Bryan Heinz 5 2004 Marvin Ward 3 2005 Marquice Cole 5 2006 Brendan Smith 3 2007 Nine players with 1 each 2008 Jordan Mabin 3 Brad Phillips 3

Yds. Avg. 36 18.0 167 27.8 53 13.3 50 10.0 45 15.0 47 11.8 42 21.0 27 9.0 49 9.8 71 71.0 36 12.0 48 24.0 99 33.0 14 4.7 30 10.0 47 15.7 12 6.0 36 7.2 30 15.0 60 30.0 66 33.0 1 0.5 23 11.5 34 11.3 49 8.2 77 25.7 15 5.0 38 9.5 62 15.5 54 27.0 58 11.6 30 10.0 33 11.0 19 9.5 24 6.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 31 15.5 78 26.0 40 20.0 10 2.0 72 14.4 202 28.9 30 30.0 66 16.5 23 11.5 52 7.4 28 7.0 15 5.0 0 0.0 111 22.2 0 0.0 17 8.5 0 0.0 0 0.0 75 37.5 18 3.6 51 25.5 17 8.5 5 2.5 0 0.0 17 4.3 12 2.4 17 5.7 64 12.8 82 27.3 4 4

1. Casey Dailey Year Sacks Yds 1994 2 14 1995 6 51 1996 8 44 1997 12 100 Totals 28 209

4. Matt Rice Year Sacks Yds 1993 0 0 1994 3 23 1995 6 46 1996 3 20 Totals 12 89

8. John Broeker Year Sacks Yds 1987 0 0 1988 4 NA 1989 1 3 1990 4 38 Totals 9 NA

11. Javiar Collins Year Sacks Yds 1997 0 0 1998 1 8 1999 4 21 2000 3 11 Totals 8 40

2. Steve Shine Year Sacks Yds 1990 3 23 1991 0 0 1992 11 58 1993 7 55 Totals 21 136

5. Loren Howard Year Sacks 2002 0 2003 8 2004 3 Totals 11

8. Thor Schmidt Year Sacks Yds 1995 0 0 1996 1 3 1997 2 14 1998 6 35 Totals 9 52

11. Hudhaifa Ismaeli Year Sacks Yds 1994 0 0 1995 7 50 1996 1 5 Totals 8 55

3. Dwayne Missouri Year Sacks Yds 1997 0 0 1998 3 15 1999 5 39 2000 9 62 Totals 17 116 4. Corey Wootton Year Sacks Yds 2006 4.5 13 2007 1 5 2008 10 64 Totals 15.5 82

Yds 0 46 27 73

5. J. Cunningham Year Sacks Yds 1989 1 3 1990 2 13 1991 6 75 1992 2 11 Totals 11 102 7. Keith Lozowski Year Sacks Yds 1994 2 20 1995 1 8 1996 4 36 1997 3 18 Totals 10 82

8. Nick Roach Year Sacks Yds 2003 1 12 2004 5 25 2005 1 5 2006 2 17 Totals 9 49 11. Napoleon Harris Year Sacks Yds 1998 0 0 1999 3 27 2000 2.5 25 2001 2.5 16 Totals 8 68

11. Thomas Homco Year Sacks Yds 1988 1 NA 1989 0 0 1990 0 0 1991 7 51 Totals 8 NA 11. Frank Boudreaux Year Sacks Yds 1989 0 0 1990 2 14 1991 2 17 1992 4 22 Totals 8 53

Career Interception Leaders Year-by-Year Look at NU’s Top 10 1. Brett Whitley Year Int. 1984...................0 1985...................5 1986...................3 1987...................7 Total.................15

4. Harold Blackmon Year Int. 1997......................1 1998......................2 1999......................2 2000......................5 Total....................10

2. Tom Worthington Year Int. 1946...................0 1947...................6 1948...................3 1949...................5 Total.................14

4. Eric Hutchinson Year Int. 1969......................1 1970......................6 1971......................3 Total....................10

3. Malcolm Hunter Year Int. 1974...................4 1975...................0 1976...................5

6. Willie Lindsey Year Int. 1989......................0 1990......................1 1991......................7 1992......................1 Total......................9 7. Bobby Anderson Year Int. 1979......................2 1980......................4 1981......................1 1982......................1 Total......................8

7. Dick McCauley Year Int. 1962......................2 1963......................5 1964......................1 Total......................8 9. Marquice Cole Year Int. 2002......................0 2003......................0 2005......................5 2006......................2 Total......................7 9. Bryan Heinz Year Int. 2003......................5 2004......................1 2005......................1 Total......................7 9. Marvin Ward Year Int. 2001......................0 2002......................0 2003......................4 2004......................3 Total......................7

9. Raheem Covington Year Int. 1999.....................0 2000.....................1 2001.....................2 2002.....................4 Total.....................7 9. Walter Jones Year Int. 1950......................1 1951......................4 1952......................2 Total......................7 9. Dale Pienta Year Int. 1954......................5 1955......................1 1956......................1 Total......................7 9. Brendan Smith Year Int. 2005......................2 2006......................3 2007......................0 2008......................2 Total......................7

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TEAM OFFENSE Total Offense

Pass-Rush Plays Game: 106 vs. Purdue, 1989 Season: 992, 2000 Yards Gained Game: 674 vs. Wisconsin, 2005 Season: 6,004, 2005 Average Yards Per Game Season: 500.3, 2005

Completion Percentage Game: (minimum 20 comp.) 80.6 vs. Illinois, 2005 (25 of 31) Season: 62.5, 2005 (320 of 512)

Scoring

Points Game: 61 vs Illinois, 2000; 97 vs. Oshkosh Normal, 1904 • Season: 441, 2000 (12 games) Points per Game Season: 36.8, 2000 Largest Scoring Margin Season: 25.7, 1904

Average Yards Per Play Game: 8.3 vs. Wisconsin, 2005 Season: 6.2, 2005

Passing Efficiency Rating Season: 133.56, 2005

Points Scored, Both Teams Game: 105 vs. Michigan, 2000

Rushing

Punting

Punts Game: 13 vs. Ohio State, 1998 Season: 87, 1978

Points Scored by an Opponent Game: 78 vs. Iowa, 1913

Attempts Game: 77 vs. Indiana, 1975; vs. Minnesota, 1970; vs. Iowa, 1965 Season: 603, 2000 Yards Gained Game: 478 vs. Boston College, 1961 Season: 3,062, 2000 Average Gain Per Rush Game: 8.1 vs. Iowa State, 1953 Season: 5.1, 2000 Season: (Per Game) 255.2, 2000

Fewest Punts Game: 0 vs. Illinois, 1962 Season: 47, 1996 Average Per Punt Game: (minimum 5 punts) 56.6 vs. Air Force, 1994; vs. Indiana, 1995 Game: (minimum 10 punts) 47.5 vs. Illinois, 1990 Season: 45.3, 1982

Touchdowns Game: (since 1946) 9 vs. Illinois, 2000 Season: 58 in 2000 (12 games) Field Goals Game: 5 vs. Penn State, 2005 Season: 20 in 1995 & 2008

PATs

Game: 7, many times, most recent: vs. Navy, 2002 Season: 50 in 2000 (12 games)

Players Gaining 100 Yards Game: 2, many times, most recent: vs. Illinois, 2003

Opponents Punts Blocked Game: 3 vs. Indiana, 1933

Consecutive Extra Points Season: 47, 2000

Punt Returns

Touchdowns Game: 8 vs. Illinois, 2000 Season: 37, 2000

Returns Game: 9 vs. Minnesota, 1950

2-Point Attempts Made Game: 2 vs. Wisconsin, 1999; vs. Iowa, 1989; vs. Minnesota, 1972; vs. Michigan, 1958

Passing

Attempts Game: 71 vs. Michigan, 1982 Season: 529, 2007 Fewest Passes Attempted Game: 1 vs. Minnesota, 1956 Passes Attempted Without Interception Game: 58 vs. Purdue, 1989; and vs. Minnesota, 2007 Completions Game: 45 vs. Michigan, 1982 Season: 320, 2005 Passing Yards Game: 520 vs. Michigan State, 2007 Season: 3,695, 2007 Touchdowns Game: 5 vs. Minnesota, 1973; and vs. Michigan State, 2007 Season: 22, 2005 Had Intercepted (Most) Game: 7 vs. Notre Dame, 1971 Season: 29, 1971

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Average Yards Season: (per completion) (minimum 100 comp.) 15.5, 1976 (minimum 175 comp.) 12.8, 1975 (minimum 225 comp.) 11.8, 1982 Season: (per game) 307.9, 2007

Yards Game: 148 vs. Minnesota, 1950 Season: 418, 1995 Average Per Return Game: (minimum 5 returns) 17.2 vs Northern Illinois, 1982 Season: (minimum 15 returns) 21.8, 1992 Touchdowns Season: 1, many times, most recent: vs. Northern Illinois, 2005

Kickoff Returns

Returns Game: 12 vs. Michigan State, 1989 Season: 85, 1981 (11 games) Yards Game: 270 vs. TCU, 2002 Season: 1,229, 2002 (12 games) Average Per Return Game: (minimum 3 returns) 43.0 vs. Boston College, 1993 Season: 24.1 yards, 2002 (12 games)

First Downs Game: 36 vs. Illinois, 2005 Season: 328, 2005 (12 games); 273, 2001 (11 games)

Fumbles

Fumbles Game: 10 vs. Southern California, 1954 Season: 50, 1947 (9 games) Fumbles Lost Game: 6 vs. Wisconsin, 1956; vs. Illinois, 1954; vs. SouthernCalifornia, 1954; vs. Rice, 1991 Season: 24, 1977 (11 games) Fewest Fumbles Lost Season: 2, 2004 Opponent Fumbles Game: 7, vs. Wyoming, 1979 Season: 48, 1979 (11 games) Opponent Fumbles Recovered Game: 5 vs. Wisconsin, 1995 Season: 23, 1972 (11 games); 1979 (11 games)

Penalties

Penalties Game: 16 vs. Duke, 2002 Season: 112, 2000 (12 games) Penalties, Both Teams Game: 24 vs. Purdue, 1989; vs. Pittsburgh, 1950 Yards Penalized Game: 146 vs. Duke, 2002 Season: 960, 2000 (12 games) Opponent Penalties Season: 86, 1996 (12 games) Opponent Penalty Yards Season: 758, 1991 (11 games)

Turnovers

First Downs, Both Teams Game: 64 vs. Bowling Green, 2001

Turnovers Game: 9 vs. Notre Dame, 1971 Season: 43, 1977

First Downs Per Game Season: 27.3, 2005

Fewest Turnovers Season: 11, 2004

First Downs Rushing Game: 26 vs. Illinois, 2003 Season: 146, 2003 (13 games)

Total Plays Without a Turnover Game: 103 vs. Illinois, 2000

First Downs Passing Game: 24 vs. Purdue, 2005 Season: 175, 2007 (12 games) Fewest First Downs Game: 0 vs. DePauw, 1944 Season: 103, 1960 (9 games)

Touchdowns Game: 1, many times, most recent: vs. Ohio State, 2007

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Turnovers, Both Teams Game: 15 vs. Wisconsin, 1956


TEAM DEFENSE Total Defense

Plays Allowed Game: 46 by Purdue, 1988 Season: 522, 1954 (9 games) Net Yards Allowed Game: 88 by Indiana, 1975; by Illinois, 1970; by Illinois, 1962 Season: 2,559, 1970 (10 games) Most Yards Allowed Game: 773 by Arizona State, 2005 Average Yards Per Game Season: 255.9, 1970 (10 Games) Average Yards Allowed Per Play Season: 3.8, 1970

Rushing Defense

Rushes Allowed Game: 18 by Hawaii, 1998 Season: 372, 1963 (9 games) Net Yards Allowed Game: 4 vs. Ohio, 2008 Season: 1,643, 2008 (13 games) Average Net Yards Per Game Season: 126.4, 2008 (13 games) Lowest Ave. Yards Allowed Per Rush Season: 3.1, 1971

Passing Defense

Danny Sutter, Pat Fitzgerald, Tim Scharf and Geoff Shein helped the 1995 Wildcat defense to a No. 1 ranking in the nation in scoring defense.

Punt Returns

Fewest Returns Allowed Season: 15, 1974

Attempts Allowed Game: 3 by Purdue, 1972 Season: 103, 1955 (9 games)

Yards Allowed Season: 83, 1994

Completions Allowed Game: 0 by Army, 1988; by Minnesota, 1972; by Purdue, 1972; by Michigan, 1943 Season: 50, 1955 (9 games)

Lowest Average Yards Allowed Per Kickoff Return Season: 14.4, 1996

Yards Allowed Game: (-5) by Notre Dame, 1946 Season: 793, 1970 (10 games)

Kickoff Returns

Takeaways

Game: 8 vs. Wisconsin, 1963; vs. Wisconsin, 1956 Season: 33, 1995

Scoring

Touchdowns Allowed Season: 2, 1948

Points Allowed Game: 0 vs. many opponents, most recently: Northeastern, 2007 Season: 22, 1926 (8 games) • 91, 1948 (10 games)

Interceptions

Fumbles

Average Net Yards Per Game Allowed Season: 79.3, 1970 (10 games)

Game: 6 vs. Purdue, 1970; vs. Wisconsin, 1956 Season: 20, 1948 (10 games) and 2005 (12 games)

Most Opponents’ Fumbles Recovered Season: 23, 1980; 1972

Interception Return Yards Game: 187 vs. Iowa, 1987 Season: 432, 1987 (11 games)

Fewest Allowed Game: 0 vs. DePauw, 1944 • • pre-modern era record

cONSECUTIVE RECORDS Consecutive Victories Season: 9, 1995 Overall: 11, 1935-36 Consecutive Road Victories Season: 5, 1995 Overall: 5, 1995 Consecutive Shutouts 5, 1904; 1900-01; 1898 Consecutive Big Ten Victories Season: 8, 1995 Overall: 13, 1995-96 Consecutive Victories At Home Season: 6, 1931 Overall: 12, 1995-97 Consecutive Winning Seasons 4, 1928-31; 1895-98

First Downs

Interceptions Returned for TD’s Game: 2 vs. UCLA, 2005 Season: 2, many times, most recently, 2005

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