2004 Big Ten Conference football season

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2004 Big Ten Conference football season
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League NCAA Division I-A
Sport football
Duration September, 2004
through January, 2005
Number of teams 11
TV partner(s) ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, Big Ten Network
2005 NFL Draft
Top draft pick Braylon Edwards (Michigan)
Picked by Cleveland Browns, first round (3rd overall)
Regular Season
Co-Champions Michigan
Iowa
Runners-up Wisconsin
Season MVP Braylon Edwards (Michigan)
Football seasons
← 2003
2005 →
2004 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#8 Iowa +   7 1         10 2  
#14 Michigan $+   7 1         9 3  
#17 Wisconsin   6 2         9 3  
Northwestern   5 3         6 6  
#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

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

Rankings[edit]

Bowl games[edit]

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

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