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2016 Big Ten Individual Award Winners

Dungy-Thompson Humanitarian Award: Trent Green, Indiana


Named for Minnesotas Tony Dungy and Indianas Anthony Thompson
Ford-Kinnick Leadership Award: Reggie McKenzie, Michigan
Named for Michigans Gerald Ford and Iowas Nile Kinnick
Graham-George Offensive Player of the Year: Saquon Barkley, Penn State
Named for Northwesterns Otto Graham and Ohio States Eddie George
Nagurski-Woodson Defensive Player of the Year: Jabrill Peppers, Michigan
Named for Minnesotas Bronko Nagurski and Michigans Charles Woodson
Thompson-Randle El Freshman of the Year: Mike Weber, Ohio State
Named for Minnesotas Darrell Thompson and Indianas Antwaan Randle El
Hayes-Schembechler Coach of the Year (coaches vote): Paul Chryst, Wisconsin
Named for Ohio States Woody Hayes and Michigans Bo Schembechler
Dave McClain Coach of the Year (media vote): James Franklin, Penn State
Named for Wisconsins Dave McClain
Griese-Brees Quarterback of the Year: J.T. Barrett, Ohio State
Named for Purdues Bob Griese and Drew Brees
Richter-Howard Receiver of the Year: Austin Carr, Northwestern
Named for Wisconsins Pat Richter and Michigans Desmond Howard
Ameche-Dayne Running Back of the Year: Saquon Barkley, Penn State
Named for Wisconsins Alan Ameche and Ron Dayne
Kwalick-Clark Tight End of the Year: Jake Butt, Michigan
Named for Penn States Ted Kwalick and Iowas Dallas Clark
Rimington-Pace Offensive Lineman of the Year: Pat Elflein, Ohio State
Named for Nebraskas Dave Rimington and Ohio States Orlando Pace
Smith-Brown Defensive Lineman of the Year: Tyquan Lewis, Ohio State
Named for Michigan States Bubba Smith and Penn States Courtney Brown
Butkus-Fitzgerald Linebacker of the Year: Jabrill Peppers, Michigan
Named for Illinois Dick Butkus and Northwesterns Pat Fitzgerald
Tatum-Woodson Defensive Back of the Year: Jourdan Lewis, Michigan
Named for Ohio States Jack Tatum and Purdues Rod Woodson
Bakken-Andersen Kicker of the Year: Emmit Carpenter, Minnesota
Named for Wisconsins Jim Bakken and Michigan States Morten Andersen
Eddleman-Fields Punter of the Year: Cameron Johnston, Ohio State
Named for Illinois Dike Eddleman and Michigan States Brandon Fields
Rodgers-Dwight Return Specialist of the Year: Jabrill Peppers, Michigan
Named for Nebraskas Johnny Rodgers and Iowas Tim Dwight

2016 All-Big Ten Football Team


As selected by Big Ten coaches

OFFENSE

Quarterback
Running Back
Running Back
Receiver
Receiver
Center
Guard
Guard
Tackle
Tackle
Tight End

FIRST TEAM

SECOND TEAM

THIRD TEAM

J.T. Barrett, Ohio State


Saquon Barkley, Penn State
Corey Clement, Wisconsin
Austin Carr, Northwestern
Curtis Samuel, Ohio State
Pat Elflein, Ohio State
Dan Feeney, Indiana
Billy Price, Ohio State
Erik Magnuson, Michigan
Ryan Ramczyk, Wisconsin
Jake Butt, Michigan

Trace McSorley, Penn State


Justin Jackson, Northwestern
Mike Weber, Ohio State
Amara Darboh, Michigan
R.J. Shelton, Michigan State
Mason Cole, Michigan
Kyle Kalis, Michigan
Beau Benzschawel, Wisconsin
Ben Braden, Michigan
Jamarco Jones, Ohio State
Troy Fumagalli, Wisconsin

Wilton Speight, Michigan


Akrum Wadley, Iowa
Rodney Smith, Minnesota
Jordan Westerkamp, Nebraska
DeAngelo Yancey, Purdue
Sean Welsh, Iowa
James Daniels, Iowa
Brian Allen, Michigan State
Cole Croston, Iowa
Jonah Pirsig, Minnesota
Josiah Price, Michigan State

DEFENSE

FIRST TEAM

SECOND TEAM*

THIRD TEAM*

SPECIAL TEAMS

FIRST TEAM

Line
Jaleel Johnson, Iowa
Ryan Glasgow, Michigan
Dawuane Smoot, Illinois
Line
Taco Charlton, Michigan
Malik McDowell, Michigan State Steven Richardson, Minnesota
Line
Chris Wormley, Michigan
Ifeadi Odenigbo, Northwestern
Evan Schwan, Penn State
Line
Tyquan Lewis, Ohio State
Garrett Sickels, Penn State
Conor Sheehy, Wisconsin
Linebacker
Jabrill Peppers, Michigan
Josey Jewell, Iowa
Tegray Scales, Indiana
Linebacker
Raekwon McMillan, Ohio State Anthony Walker Jr., Northwestern
Ben Gedeon, Michigan
Linebacker
T.J. Watt, Wisconsin
Vince Biegel, Wisconsin
Riley Bullough, Michigan State
Linebacker
Jason Cabinda, Penn State
Defensive Back
Desmond King, Iowa
Delano Hill, Michigan
Rashard Fant, Indiana
Defensive Back Jourdan Lewis, Michigan
Channing Stribling, Michigan
Nathan Gerry, Nebraska
Defensive Back Malik Hooker, Ohio State
Godwin Igwebuike, Northwestern
Marcus Allen, Penn State
Defensive Back Marshon Lattimore, Ohio State
Gareon Conley, Ohio State
Defensive Back
Sojourn Shelton, Wisconsin

Kicker
Tyler Davis, Penn State
Punter
Cameron Johnston, Ohio State
Return Specialist Jabrill Peppers, Michigan

SECOND TEAM

Emmit Carpenter, Minnesota


Kenny Allen, Michigan
Desmond King, Iowa

THIRD TEAM

Tyler Durbin, Ohio State


Ron Coluzzi, Iowa
Parris Campbell, Ohio State

*Additional honorees due to ties

HONORABLE MENTION

ILLINOIS: Hardy Nickerson, Carroll Phillips; INDIANA: Marcelino Ball, Ralph Green III, Richard Lagow, Marcus
Oliver, Mitchell Paige, Devine Redding, Nick Westbrook; IOWA: Ike Boettger, LeShun Daniels Jr., Parker Hesse,
George Kittle, Greg Mabin, Riley McCarron; MARYLAND: Michael Dunn; MICHIGAN: Kenny Allen (kicker), Ben
Bredeson, Matt Godin, Mike McCray, De'Veon Smith, Dymonte Thomas; MICHIGAN STATE: Darian Hicks, Montae
Nicholson, L.J. Scott; MINNESOTA: Shannon Brooks, Jonathan Celestin, Scott Epke, Jalen Myrick, Drew Wolitarsky;
NEBRASKA: Tommy Armstrong Jr., Josh Banderas, Cethan Carter, Ross Dzuris, Nick Gates, Chris Jones, Kevin
Maurice, De'Mornay Pierson-El (return specialist); NORTHWESTERN: Tommy Doles, Clayton Thorson; OHIO
STATE: Jerome Baker, Marcus Baugh, Noah Brown, Michael Hill, Jayln Holmes, Sam Hubbard, Damon Webb; PENN
STATE: Brandon Bell, Brian Gaia, Mike Gesicki, Blake Gillikin, Chris Godwin, Parker Cothren, John Reid; PURDUE:
Markus Bailey, David Blough, Jason King, Evan Panfil, Jordan Roos, Joe Schopper; RUTGERS: Tariq Cole;
WISCONSIN: Jack Cichy, Michael Dieter, D'Cota Dixon, T.J. Edwards, Alec James, Leo Musso, Chikwe Obasih, Jazz
Peavy, Derrick Tindal.
Big Ten Sportsmanship Award Honorees: Joe Spencer, ILL; Jacob Bailey, IND; LeShun Daniels Jr., IOWA; William
Likely III, MD; Jake Butt, MICH; Josiah Price, MSU; Hendrick Ekpe, MINN; Sam Cotton, NEB; C.J. Robbins, NU; Joe
Burger, OSU; Tyler Yazujian, PSU; Jake Replogle, PUR; Julian Pinnix-Odrick, RU; Leo Musso, WIS.

2016 All-Big Ten Football Team


As selected by conference media

OFFENSE

FIRST TEAM

DEFENSE

FIRST TEAM

SPECIAL TEAMS

FIRST TEAM

Quarterback
J.T. Barrett, Ohio State
Running Back Justin Jackson, Northwestern
Running Back SAQUON BARKLEY, PENN STATE
Receiver
Austin Carr, Northwestern
Receiver
Curtis Samuel, Ohio State
Center
Pat Elflein, Ohio State
Guard
Dan Feeney, Indiana
Guard
Billy Price, Ohio State
Tackle
Erik Magnuson, Michigan
Tackle
Ryan Ramczyk, Wisconsin
Tight End
Jake Butt, Michigan

Line
Carroll Phillips, Illinois
Line
Taco Charlton, Michigan
Line
Ifeadi Odenigbo, Northwestern
Line
Tyquan Lewis, Ohio State
Linebacker
Jabrill Peppers, Michigan
Linebacker
Raekwon McMillan, Ohio State
Linebacker
T.J. Watt, Wisconsin
Defensive Back
Desmond King, Iowa
Defensive Back Jourdan Lewis, Michigan
Defensive Back Malik Hooker, Ohio State
Defensive Back Sojourn Shelton, Wisconsin

Kicker
Emmit Carpenter, Minnesota
Punter
Cameron Johnston, Ohio State
Return Specialist Jabrill Peppers, Michigan

SECOND TEAM

Trace McSorley, Penn State


Mike Weber, Ohio State
Corey Clement, Wisconsin
Amara Darboh, Michigan
DeAngelo Yancey, Purdue
Mason Cole, Michigan
Kyle Kalis, Michigan
Brian Allen, Michigan State
Ben Braden, Michigan
Jamarco Jones, Ohio State
Mike Gesicki, Penn State

SECOND TEAM

Jaleel Johnson, Iowa


Ryan Glasgow, Michigan
Chris Wormley, Michigan
Malik McDowell, Michigan State
Tegray Scales, Indiana
Josey Jewell, Iowa
Ben Gedeon, Michigan
Rashard Fant, Indiana
Channing Stribling, Michigan
Nathan Gerry, Nebraska
Marshon Lattimore, Ohio State

SECOND TEAM

Tyler Davis, Penn State


Kenny Allen, Michigan
Desmond King, Iowa

THIRD TEAM

Wilton Speight, Michigan


L.J. Scott, Michigan State
Rodney Smith, Minnesota
Drew Wolitarsky, Minnesota
Chris Godwin, Penn State
Sean Welsh, Iowa
James Daniels, Iowa
Beau Benzschawel, Wisconsin
Jonah Pirsig, Minnesota
Nick Gates, Nebraska
Troy Fumagalli, Wisconsin

THIRD TEAM

Dawuane Smoot, Illinois


Steven Richardson, Minnesota
Evan Schwan, Penn State
Garrett Sickels, Penn State
Riley Bullough, Michigan State
Anthony Walker Jr., Northwestern
Vince Biegel, Wisconsin
Godwin Igwebuike, Northwestern
Gareon Conley, Ohio State
D'Cota Dixon, Wisconsin
Leo Musso, Wisconsin

THIRD TEAM

Tyler Durbin, Ohio State


Ron Coluzzi, Iowa
Solomon Vault, Northwestern

Unanimous selection in ALL CAPS

HONORABLE MENTION

ILLINOIS: Hardy Nickerson, Joe Spencer, Malik Turner, Tre Watson; INDIANA: Marcelino Ball, Jonathan Crawford,
Ricky Jones, Marcus Oliver, Mitchell Paige, Devine Redding, Nick Westbrook; IOWA: Nathan Bazata, C.J. Beathard,
Ike Boettger, Cole Croston, LeShun Daniels Jr., Parker Hesse, George Kittle, Riley McCarron, Akrum Wadley;
MARYLAND: Jermaine Carter, Shane Cockerille, Michael Dunn; MICHIGAN: Kenny Allen, Ben Bredeson, Jehu
Chesson, Delano Hill, Mike McCray, De'Veon Smith, Dymonte Thomas; MICHIGAN STATE: Chris Frey, Darian
Hicks, Montae Nicholson, Josiah Price, R.J. Shelton; MINNESOTA: Jonathan Celestin, Scott Epke, Jack Lynn, Jalen
Myrick, Damarius Travis; NEBRASKA: Tommy Armstrong Jr., Josh Banderas, Drew Brown, Cethan Carter, Ross
Dzuris, Chris Jones, Kevin Maurice, Terrell Newby, De'Mornay Pierson-El (return specialist), Jordan Westerkamp;
NORTHWESTERN: Garrett Dickerson, Tommy Doles, Montre Hartage, Clayton Thorson; OHIO STATE: Jerome
Baker, Marcus Baugh, Noah Brown, Parris Campbell (return specialist), Michael Hill, Jalyn Holmes, Sam Hubbard,
Denzel Ward, Chris Worley; PENN STATE: Marcus Allen, Brandon Bell, Jason Cabinda, Brian Gaia, Blake Gillikin,
John Reid; PURDUE: Markus Bailey, Jason King, Evan Panfil, Jake Replogle, Jordan Roos, Joe Schopper;
RUTGERS: Blessuan Austin; WISCONSIN: Jack Cichy, Michael Dieter, T.J. Edwards, Chikwe Obasih, Jazz Peavy,
Conor Sheehy, Derrick Tindal.