After 8 games, Wildcats WR Austin Carr is the leading receiver in the Big Ten. Yes, you read that correctly. As hard as it is to belive, Carr, a senior from Benicia, California, leads all wide-outs in five categories. Nationally, he’s ranked in the top 15 in four receiving categories.
Receptions: 58 (#1 Big 10)
Receptions Per Game: 7.3 (#1 Big 10, #11 FBS)
Receiving Yards: 878 (#1 Big 10, #12 FBS)
Average Yards Per Game: 109.8 (#1 Big 10, #13 FBS)
Touchdowns: 9 (#1 Big 10, #7, FBS)
His nine receiving TDs this season is tied for third in school history for a single season, and his 11 overall is tied for 10th all time for career touchdown catches.