Minnesota QB Mitch Leidner is the top-graded quarterback in the Big Ten so far this season, followed by Iowa’s C.J. Beathard, Wisconsin’s Bart Houston and Purdue’s David Blough, according to Pro Football Focus.
PFF listed Beathard as the conference’s top quarterback before the season with Ohio State QB J.T. Barrett ranked second.
Top-graded Big Ten QBs so far
1. Mitch Leidner, MINN
2. C.J. Beathard, IOWA
3. Bart Houston, WISC
4. David Blough, PURD
— PFF College Football (@PFF_College) September 16, 2016
Leidner is 33 of 56 for 425 yards and four touchdowns, leading Minnesota to a 2-0 start with wins over Oregon State and Indiana State.
Beathard is 32 of 48 for 427 yards and four touchdowns in wins over Miami (OH) and Iowa State.