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1996 MSU Superlatives

Most Rushing Attempts:

33, Sedrick Irvin vs. Indiana 32, Sedrick Irvin vs. Minnesota 31, Duane Goulbourne vs. Illinois 27, Sedrick Irvin vs. Iowa 23, Duane Goulbourne vs. Penn State 23, Sedrick Irvin vs. Penn State 22, Duane Goulbourne vs. Iowa 19, Duane Goulbourne vs. Wisconsin 19, Duane Goulbourne vs. Louisville

Most Rushing Yards:

158, Sedrick Irvin vs. Indiana 154, Sedrick Irvin vs. Minnesota 144, Duane Goulbourne vs. Illinois 137, Sedrick Irvin vs. Iowa 125, Sedrick Irvin vs. Wisconsin 112, Sedrick Irvin vs. Eastern Michigan 111, Duane Goulbourne vs. Penn State 109, Duane Goulbourne vs. Iowa

Longest Rush:

52 yds., Sedrick Irvin vs. Eastern Michigan 38 yds., Sedrick Irvin vs. Wisconsin 38 yds., Duane Goulbourne vs. Eastern Michigan 38 yds., John Walker vs. Eastern Michigan 36 yds., Sedrick Irvin vs. Penn State 34 yds., Duane Goulbourne vs. Penn State 34 yds., Tyrone Crenshaw vs. Purdue

Longest Rushing Touchdown:

52 yds., Sedrick Irvin vs. Eastern Michigan 34 yds., Duane Goulbourne vs. Penn State 17 yds., Sedrick Irvin vs. Purdue (1st Qtr.)

Most Pass Attempts:

45, Todd Schultz vs. Michigan 37, Gus Ornstein vs. Louisville 30, Todd Schultz vs. Penn State 27, Todd Schultz vs. Purdue 25, Todd Schultz vs. Wisconsin 25, Todd Schultz vs. Illinois 25, Bill Burke vs. Iowa

Most Pass Completions:

24, Todd Schultz vs. Michigan 21, Gus Ornstein vs. Louisville 20, Todd Schultz vs. Illinois 19, Todd Schultz vs. Purdue

Most Passing Yards:

281 yds., Todd Schultz vs. Illinois 269 yds., Todd Schultz vs. Wisconsin 260 yds., Todd Schultz vs. Michigan 243 yds., Todd Schultz vs. Indiana 237 yds., Gus Ornstein vs. Louisville 218 yds., Todd Schultz vs. Penn State

Longest Pass Completion:

64 yds., Todd Schultz to Octavis Long vs. Minnesota 56 yds., Sedrick Irvin to Nigea Carter vs. Penn St. 55 yds., Bill Burke to Octavis Long vs. East. Michigan 54 yds., Gus Ornstein to Gari Scott vs. Purdue 51 yds., Gus Ornstein to Derrick Mason vs. Louisville 49 yds., Bill Burke to Nigea Carter vs. East. Michigan 48 yds., Gus Ornstein to Octvais Long vs. Nebraska 46 yds., Todd Schultz to Derrick Mason vs. Illinois 45 yds., Todd Schultz to Derrick Mason vs. Michigan 45 yds., Todd Schultz to Derrick Mason vs. Purdue 41 yds., Bill Burke to Octavis Long vs. Iowa 40 yds., Todd Schultz to Nigea Carter vs. Indiana

Longest Pass For a TD:

64 yds., Todd Schultz to Octavis Long vs. Minnesota 56 yds., Sedrick Irvin to Nigea Carter vs. Penn St. 54 yds., Gus Ornstein to Gari Scott vs. Purdue 49 yds., Bill Burke to Nigea Carter vs. East. Michigan 41 yds., Bill Burke to Octavis Long vs. Iowa 35 yds., Todd Schultz to Octavis Long vs. Illinois 26 yds., Todd Schultz to Duane Goulbourne vs. Wisc.

Most Receptions:

10, Derrick Mason vs. Michigan 8, Derrick Mason vs. Louisville 7, Nigea Carter vs. Penn State 7, Sedrick Irvin vs. Purdue 6, Derrick Mason vs. Wisconsin 6, Derrick Mason vs. Minnesota 6, Sedrick Irvin vs. Louisville

Most Receiving Yards:

151 yds., Derrick Mason vs. Michigan 142 yds., Nigea Carter vs. Penn State 141 yds., Derrick Mason vs. Louisville 108 yds., Nigea Carter vs. Indiana 108 yds., Derrick Mason vs. Wisconsin 106 yds., Derrick Mason vs. Minnesota 101 yds., Derrick Mason vs. Illinois 94 yds., Octavis Long vs. Wisconsin 85 yds., Nigea Carter vs. East. Michigan (3 rec.)

Most Kickoff Returns:

6, by Derrick Mason vs. Penn State 5, by Derrick Mason vs. Iowa

Most Kickoff Return Yds:

122 yds., Derrick Mason vs. Penn State 86 yds., Derrick Mason vs. Michigan 65 yds., Derrick Mason vs. Iowa 52 yds., Derrick Mason vs. Minnesota

Longest Kickoff Return:

44 yds., Derrick Mason vs. Michigan 32 yds., Derrick Mason vs. Minnesota 30 yds., Derrick Mason vs. Penn State 30 yds., Sedrick Irvin vs. Purdue

Longest Fumble Return:

33 yds., Dimitrius Underwood vs. Louisville (TD)

Most Punt Returns:

6, Derrick Mason vs. East. Michigan 5, Derrick Mason vs. Purdue

Most Punt Return Yardage:

137 yds., Derrick Mason vs. East. Michigan 48 yds., Derrick Mason vs. Purdue

Longest Punt Return:

69 yds., Derrick Mason vs. East. Michigan 38 yds., Nigea Carter vs. East. Michigan 30 yds., Derrick Mason vs. East. Michigan 30 yds., Derrick Mason vs. Purdue

Most Punts:

10, Paul Edinger vs. Nebraska 9, Paul Edinger vs. Louisville

Longest Punt:

55 yds., Paul Edinger vs. Nebraska 53 yds., Paul Edinger vs. East. Michigan 52 yds., Paul Edinger vs. Purdue 51 yds., Paul Edinger vs. Penn State 50 yds., Paul Edinger vs. Wisconsin 49 yds., Paul Edinger vs. Wisconsin 49 yds., Paul Edinger vs. Wisconsin 49 yds., Paul Edinger vs. Iowa 49 yds., Paul Edinger vs. Nebraska (1st qtr.) 49 yds., Paul Edinger vs. Nebraska (4th qtr.)

Most Interceptions:

1, by Sorie Kanu vs. Indiana 1, by Sorie Kanu vs. Minnesota 1, by Ike Reese vs. Illinois 1, by Dan Hackenbracht vs. Illinois 1, by Ray Hill vs. East. Michigan 1, by Tyrone Garland vs. East. Michigan 1, by Sorie Kanu vs. Iowa

Most Int. Return Yds:

22, by Sorie Kanu vs. Minnesota 21, by Ike Reese vs. Illinois 19, by Dan Hackenbracht vs. Illinois

Longest Interception Ret:

22 yds., by Sorie Kanu vs. Minnesota 21 yds., by Ike Reese vs. Illinois 19 yds., by Dan Hackenbracht vs. Illinois

Most Field Goals:

3, Chris Gardner vs. Wisconsin 3, Chris Gardner vs. Purdue

Longest Field Goal Attempt:

49 yds., Chris Gardner vs. Penn State 49 yds., Chris Gardner vs. East. Michigan 49 yds., Chris Gardner vs. Purdue 47 yds., Chris Gardner vs. Minnesota 48 yds., Chris Gardner vs. East. Michigan 46 yds., Chris Gardner vs. East. Michigan 45 yds., Chris Gardner vs. Iowa 44 yds., Chris Gardner vs. Louisville 43 yds., Chris Gardner vs. Wisconsin 43 yds., Chris Gardner vs. Purdue

Longest Successful FG:

49 yds., Chris Gardner vs. Penn State 49 yds., Chris Gardner vs. Purdue 48 yds., Chris Gardner vs. East. Michigan 46 yds., Chris Gardner vs. East. Michigan 45 yds., vs. Iowa 43 yds., vs. Wisconsin 43 yds., Chris Gardner vs. Purdue

Most Tackles:

17, Ike Reese vs. Nebraska 14, Tyrone Garland vs. Michigan 13, Reggie Garnett vs. Purdue 12, Ike Reese vs. Louisville 11, Marvin Wright vs. Iowa 10, Sorie Kanu vs. Penn State 10, Ike Reese vs. Wisconsin 10, Sorie Kanu vs. Wisconsin 10, Ike Reese vs. Illinois 10, Sorie Kanu vs. Iowa 10, Sorie Kanu vs. Louisville 10, Ike Reese vs. Purdue

Most Tackles For Losses:

3, by Courtney Ledyard vs. Illinois 3, by Courtney Ledyard vs. East. Michigan 3, by Pete Govens vs. East. Michigan

Most Quarterback Sacks:

3, Courtney Ledyard vs. East. Michigan (-28 yds.)

Most Rushing Attempts:

28, Curtis Enis (Penn State) 26, Jason Spear (Indiana) 24, Chris Howard (Michigan) 23, Donnell Gordon (Louisville) 22, Edwin Watson (Purdue) 21, Robert Holcombe (Illinois)

Most Rushing Yards:

167 yds., Curtis Enis (Penn State) 103 yds., Jason Spear (Indiana) 100 yds., Chris Howard (Michigan) 97 yds., Clarence Williams (Michigan) 83 yds., Donnell Gordon (Louisville) 81 yds., Ron Dayne (Wisconsin) 81 yds., Sedrick Shaw (Iowa) 77 yds., Thomas Hamner (Minnesota) 74 yds., Edwin Watson (Purdue)

Longest Rush:

33 yds., Curtis Enis (Penn State) 27 yds., Aaron Granquist (Iowa) 22 yds., Savon Edwards (Eastern Michigan) 21 yds., Clarence Williams (Michigan) 20 yds., Carl McCullough (Wisconsin) 20 yds., Kendall Matthews (Purdue)

Longest Rushing Touchdown:

13 yds., Chris Howard (Michigan) 12 yds., Chris Howard (Michigan) 12 yds., Mike Samuel (Wisconsin) 11 yds., Scott Frost (Nebraska) 7 yds., Donnell Gordon (Louisville)

Most Pass Attempts:

35, Scott Weaver (Illinois) 31, Wally Richardson (Penn State) 29, Cory Sauter (Minnesota) 28, Mike Samuel (Wisconsin) 28, Walt Church (Eastern Michigan) 27, Chris Redman (Louisville) 23, Scott Dreisbach (Michigan) 20, Billy Dicken (Purdue)

Most Pass Completions:

21, Wally Richardson (Penn State) 18, Chris Redman (Louisville) 16, Cory Sauter (Minnesota) 16, Scott Weaver (Illinois) 15, Mike Samuel (Wisconsin)

Most Passing Yards:

325, Chris Redman (Louisville) 281, Wally Richardson (Penn State) 203, Scott Dreisbach (Michigan) 189, Cory Sauter (Minnesota) 189, Billy Dicken (Purdue)

Longest Pass Completion:

71 yds., Chris Redman to Sam Madison (Louisville) 54 yds., Matt Sherman to Demo Odems (Iowa) 51 yds., Chris Redman to Sam Madison (Louisville) 49 yds., Wally Richardson to Aaron Harris (Penn St.) 45 yds., Chris Redman to Donnell Gordon (Louisv.) 43 yds., Wally Richardson to Joe Jurevicius (PSU) 42 yds., Mike Samuel to Donald Hayes (Wisconsin) 41 yds., Scott Weaver to Jason Dulick (Illinois)

Longest Pass for a TD:

51 yds., Chris Redman to Sam Madison (Louisville) 49 yds., Wally Richardson to Aaron Harris (Penn St.) 45 yds., Chris Redman to Donnell Gordon (Louisv.) 35 yds., Matt Sherman to Chris Knipper (Iowa) 35 yds., Scott Frost to Brendan Holbein (Nebraska) 30 yds., Matt Turman to Ken Cheatham (Nebraska)

Most Receptions:

9, Brian Alford (Purdue) 8, Joe Jurevicius (Penn State) 7, Ryan Thelwell (Minnesota) 7, Jason Dulick (Illinois) 6, Donnell Gordon (Louisville)

Most Receiving Yards:

156 yds., Brian Alford (Purdue) 122 yds., Sam Madison (Louisville) -- 2 rec. 117 yds., Joe Jurevicius (Penn St.) 101 yds., Ryan Thelwell (Minnesota) 95 yds., Jason Dulick (Illinois)

Most Kickoff Returns:

5, George McDonald-Ashford (Illinois) 4, Russell Shaw (Michigan) 4, Aaron Stecker (Wisconsin) 4, Richard Carter (Iowa) 4, Tony Martin (Eastern Michigan)

Most Kickoff Ret. Yardage:

131 yds., George McDonald-Ashford (Illinois) 88 yds., Richard Carter (Iowa) 82 yds., Russell Shaw (Michigan) 75 yds., Aaron Stecker (Wisconsin) 70 yds., Tony Martin (Eastern Michigan)

Longest Kickoff Return:

59 yds., Tyrone Butterfield (Michigan) 36 yds., George McDonald-Ashford (Illinois) 30 yds., Curtis Taylor (Purdue) 29 yds., Wilbert Smith (Illinois) 29 yds., Ahman Green (Nebraska)

Most Punt Returns:

5, by Mike Fullman (Nebraska) 3, by Dan Mosby (Louisville)

Most Punt Return Yardage:

121 yds., by Mike Fullman (Nebraska) 46 yds., by Tim Dwight (Iowa)

Longest Punt Return:

62 yds., by Mike Fullman (Nebraska)--TD 46 yds., by Tim Dwight (Iowa) 26 yds., by Mike Fullman (Nebraska)

Most Punts:

12, George Guzman (Eastern Michigan) 10, Jeremy Borseth (Louisville) 8, Danny Rogers (Purdue)

Longest Punt:

63 yds., Alan Sutkowski (Indiana) 57 yds., Jesse Kosch (Nebraska) 54 yds., Steve Kemph (Minnesota) 53 yds., Jason Higgins (Illinois) 53 yds., Nick Gallery (Iowa) 53 yds., Bill Lafleur (Nebraska) 52 yds., Darrell Kania (Penn State) 51 yds., John Hall (Wisconsin) 51 yds., Danny Rogers (Purdue) 50 yds., Alan Sutkowski (Indiana) 50 yds., Jeremy Borseth (Louisville)

Most Interceptions:

2, by Marcus Ray (Michigan) 2, by Mike Minter (Nebraska)

Most Interception Ret. Yds:

87 yds., by Mike Minter (Nebraska) 51 yds., by Marcus Ray (Michigan)

Longest Interception Ret:

84 yds., by Mike Minter (Nebraska)--TD 35 yds., by Marcus Ray (Michigan)

Longest Fumble Ret:

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Most Field Goals:

2, by John Hall (Wisconsin) 2, by Kris Brown (Nebraska)

Longest Field Goal Att:

51, John Hall (Wisconsin) 51, Brion Hurley (Iowa) 47, Bill Manolopoulos (Indiana) 45, Justin Ventura (Eastern Michigan) 44, Remy Hamilton (Michigan) 42, Brion Hurley (Iowa) 35, by Kris Brown (Nebraska)

Longest Successful FG:

51, by John Hall (Wisconsin) 51, by Brion Hurley (Iowa) 47, by Bill Manolopoulos (Indiana) 44, by Remy Hamilton (Michigan) 37, by John Hall (Wisconsin) 35, by Kris Brown (Nebraska)

Most Tackles:

14, Dennis Stallings (Illinois) 14, Matt Hughes (Iowa) 14, Vernon Rollins (Iowa) 14, Chike Okeafor (Purdue) 13, Toriano Woods (Illinois) 13, Tyrus McCloud (Louisville) 12, Joe King (Indiana) 12, Tyrone Carter (Minnesota) 12, Avery Brown (Eastern Michigan) 11, Matt Surface (Indiana) 11, Sam Sword (Michigan) 11, Pete Monty (Wisconsin) 11, Damien Robinson (Iowa) 11, Terry Rice-Locket (Louisville) 11, Jamel Williams (Nebraska)

Most Tackles for Losses:

3, Mark Langkos (Eastern Michigan) -- 4 yds. 3, Mike Rucker (Nebraska) -- -15 yds. 3, Jamel Williams (Nebraska ) -- 13 yds.

Most Quarterback Sacks:

2, Adewale Ogunleye (Indiana) -- 18 yds. 2, Terry Rice-Lockett (Louisville) -- 13 yds. 2, Mike Rucker (Nebraska) -- (-14 yds.)

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