2004 Big Ten Conference football season

The 2004 Big Ten Conference football season was the 109th season for the Big Ten Conference.

2004 Big Ten Conference football season
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LeagueNCAA Division I-A
Sportfootball
DurationSeptember, 2004
through January, 2005
Number of teams11
TV partner(s)ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, Big Ten Network
2005 NFL Draft
Top draft pickBraylon Edwards (Michigan)
Picked byCleveland Browns, first round (3rd overall)
Regular Season
Co-ChampionsMichigan
Iowa
  Runners-upWisconsin
Season MVPBraylon Edwards (Michigan)
Football seasons
← 2003
2005 →
2004 Big Ten Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
No. 14 Michigan $+   7 1     9 3  
No. 8 Iowa +   7 1     10 2  
No. 17 Wisconsin   6 2     9 3  
Northwestern   5 3     6 6  
No. 20 Ohio State   4 4     8 4  
Purdue   4 4     7 5  
Michigan State   4 4     5 7  
Minnesota   3 5     7 5  
Penn State   2 6     4 7  
Illinois   1 7     3 8  
Indiana   1 7     3 8  
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

RankingsEdit

Bowl gamesEdit

Date Bowl Game Big Ten Team Opp. Team Score
Dec. 29, 2004 Alamo Bowl Ohio State Oklahoma State 33-7
Dec. 31, 2004 Music City Bowl Minnesota Alabama 20-16
Dec. 31, 2004 Sun Bowl Purdue Arizona State 27-23
Jan. 1, 2005 Outback Bowl Wisconsin Georgia 24-21
Jan. 1, 2005 Capital One Bowl Iowa LSU 30-25
Jan. 1, 2005 Rose Bowl Michigan Texas 38-37

See alsoEdit