BIG TEN FOOTBALL NOTES
October 14, 2013INDIANA SPORTS PAGE
B1G MOMENTS IN ROSE BOWL HISTORY - Jan. 1, 1994 - Wisconsin 21, UCLA 16: In the
Badgers' first Rose Bowl Game appearance since 1963, Brent Moss rushed for 158 yards
and two touchdowns en route to winning MVP honors. Quarterback Darrell Bevell scored
what would be the game-deciding touchdown early in the fourth quarter. UCLA's late
rally stalled inside the Badger 20-yard line as time expired, giving Wisconsin its
first Rose Bowl Game victory.
BIG TEN MEDAL OF HONOR 100TH ANNIVERSARY SPOTLIGHT - Michigan's Jon Jansen: Winner
of the 1999 Big Ten Medal of Honor, Jansen was a two-time All-Big Ten performer at
Michigan and helped lead the Wolverines to a national title in 1997. Serving as
captain during his junior and senior seasons, Jansen earned All-America status as a
senior, while also garnering Academic All-Big Ten accolades in 1997 and 1998.
Following his collegiate career, Jansen was drafted in the second round of the 1999
NFL Draft by the Washington Redskins and became a model of consistency during his
10-year career. He started 125 of the 137 games in which he played and was named a
second-team All-Pro in 2005.
Breaking Down the Legends Division: Each Legends Division squad has played two
conference games, with Michigan State and Nebraska holding the top spot with
matching 2-0 marks . . .
Breaking Down the Leaders Division: Ohio State carries the lone perfect conference
record in the Leaders Division, boasting a 2-0 Big Ten mark heading into this
weekend's contest against Iowa . . .
Ahead of the Pack: Boasting the conference's lone unblemished record at 6-0, Ohio
State has the nation's longest active winning streak at 18 games . . . Ohio State is
one of only 14 teams around the country yet to suffer a loss this season.
Spreading the Offense: Now at the halfway point of the 2013 regular season, Big Ten
programs are scoring at a higher rate than a season ago . . . conference teams are
averaging 34.7 points per game, combining for 2,465 points through 71 games, an
increase of more than five points per game from 2012 . . .
Defense Doesn't Rest: While Big Ten offenses are scoring at an increased rate,
conference defenses are continuing to maintain their stingy ways. Six conference
programs rank among the nation's top 20 in total defense, seven rank among the top
30 in rushing defense and four are among the top 25 in scoring defense . . .
Going Overtime: Last Saturday's Michigan-Penn State . . . four-overtime thriller
was the longest game in conference history . . .
Kicking Around Records: Michigan State punter Mike Sadler established a new Big Ten
all games record last Saturday . . .
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