Remy Hamilton established the current Big Ten single-season record, which has since been tied three times, for successful field goals at 25. He won the NCAA statistical championship for field goal kickers.Amani Toomer won the Big Ten receiving yardage champion for all games with 91.3 yards per game and the conference games yardage championship with an 87.9 average.
The team earned the fourth of five consecutive and six 1990s Big Ten rushing defense statistical championships for conference games by holding opponents to 112.3 yards per game. However, Illinois won the title for all games.
Tyrone Wheatley ended his career as the school record holder for 100-yard games with 20, surpassing Jamie Morris' 18 set in 1987. Anthony Thomas broke this record when his career ended in 2000.Todd Collins ended his career by surpassing Elvis Grbac's 62.5 career completion percentage record with a 64.3 percentage to establish the current record; tying Grbac's 23 150-yard game total, which was eclipsed by John Navarre in 2003; and surpassing Jim Harbaugh's 12 career 200-yard game total set in 1986 with 14, which was surpassed by Tom Brady in 1999. His 352-yard passing performance on November 12 against Minnesota, which surpassed Harbaugh's 1986 310-yard performance, was a school record that stood for a year until surpassed by Scott Dreisbach.Amani Toomer broke Jack Clancy's single-season reception yard record of 1077 set in 1966, but David Terrell eclipsed this mark in 2000.