Quarterback Mike Hohensee received the team's Most Valuable Player award, while offensive lineman Randy Rasmussen was named offensive MVP, and defensive end Karl Mecklenburg was named the defensive MVP. Rasmussen, offensive lineman Bill Humphries, and Mecklenburg were named All-Big Ten second team. Mecklenburg, defensive lineman Fred Orgas and fullback Bob Stroup were named Academic All-Big Ten.
Total attendance for the season was 413,200, which averaged to 59,028. The season high for attendance was against Iowa.