Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 11/13/14
The Big Ten Conference’s last game of Week 1 was a 41-14 loss by then No. 8 Michigan to then No. 2 Alabama.  Week 2 did not treat the conference any better as two ranked teams, No. 16 Nebraska and No. 13 Wisconsin, picked up early losses to unranked teams.  The Cornhuskers fell 36-30 on the road to UCLA, and the Badgers traveled all the way to Corvallis, Ore., only to fall to Oregon State 10-7.  Here are the numbers that stood out in Week 2.5 - Number of Big Ten quarterbacks who rushed for over 100 yards in Week 2 (Denard Robinson-218, Braxton Miller-149, Tre Roberson-114, Taylor Martinez-112 and MarQueis Gray-109).3 - Number of Big Ten running backs who rushed for over 100 yards in Week 2 (Venric Mark-123, Ameer Abdullah-119 and Josh Ferguson-101).Number of Big Ten quarterbacks who had rushing touchdowns of 50 yards or more (Taylor Martinez-93, MarQueis Gray-75 and Tre Roberson-50)1-2, 1-5 - This was the kicking line for Penn State sophomore Sam Ficken in a 17-16 loss to Virginia. ...
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