Chart: Year of the running quarterback
- September 29, 2011 - 12:09 AM
YEAR OF THE RUNNING QUARTERBACK
1. Denard Robinson (Michigan): His 552 rushing yards lead the Big Ten.
2. Robert Griffin III (Baylor): He's averaging 376.3 total yards per game, in part because of his running ability.
3. Russell Wilson (Wisconsin): A true dual threat: He averages 6.75 yards per carry and 284 passing yards per game.
4. Taylor Martinez (Nebraska): He's No. 2 in the league behind Robinson with 421 rushing yards.
5. Chandler Harnish (Northern Illinois): Jerry Kill's former pupil has 285 yards on the ground, 861 in the air.
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