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Monday, November 26, 2012
2012 All-Big Ten teams, individual awards

By Adam Rittenberg

Reaction coming soon -- trust me, we've got plenty of it -- but here are the Big Ten's official individual award winners and all-conference teams for the 2012 season ...

Griese-Brees Quarterback of the Year: Braxton Miller, Ohio State

Richter-Howard Receiver of the Year: Allen Robinson, Penn State

Ameche-Dayne Running Back of the Year: Montee Ball, Wisconsin

Kwalick-Clark Tight End of the Year: Jacob Pedersen, Wisconsin

Rimington-Pace Offensive Lineman of the Year: Taylor Lewan, Michigan

Smith-Brown Defensive Lineman of the Year: John Simon, Ohio State

Butkus-Fitzgerald Linebacker of the Year: Michael Mauti, Penn State

Tatum-Woodson Defensive Back of the Year: Micah Hyde, Iowa

Bakken-Andersen Kicker of the Year: Brett Maher, Nebraska, and Jeff Budzien, Northwestern

Eddleman-Fields Punter of the Year: Will Hagerup, Michigan

FIRST TEAM (Coaches)

QB: Taylor Martinez, Nebraska
RB: Le'Veon Bell, Michigan State
RB: Montee Ball, Wisconsin
WR: Allen Robinson, Penn State
WR: Jared Abbrederis, Wisconsin
C: Matt Stankiewitch, Penn State
G: Patrick Omameh, Michigan*
G: Spencer Long, Nebraska*
G: John Urschel, Penn State*
T: Taylor Lewan, Michigan
T: Ricky Wagner, Wisconsin
TE: Jacob Pedersen, Wisconsin
K: Jeff Budzien, Northwestern

DL: Johnathan Hankins, Ohio State
DL: John Simon, Ohio State
DL: Jordan Hill, Penn State
DL: Kawann Short, Purdue
LB: Max Bullough, Michigan State
LB: Michael Mauti, Penn State
LB: Chris Borland, Wisconsin
DB: Micah Hyde, Iowa
DB: Johnny Adams, Michigan State
DB: Darqueze Dennard, Michigan State
DB: Bradley Roby, Ohio State
P: Mike Sadler, Michigan State

FIRST TEAM (Media)

QB: Braxton Miller, Ohio State
RB: Le'Veon Bell, Michigan State
RB: Montee Ball, Wisconsin
WR: Allen Robinson, Penn State
WR: Jared Abbrederis, Wisconsin
C: Travis Frederick, Wisconsin
G: Andrew Norwell, Ohio State
G: Spencer Long, Nebraska
T: Taylor Lewan, Michigan
T: Ricky Wagner, Wisconsin
TE: Kyle Carter, Penn State
K: Brett Maher, Nebraska

DL: Eric Martin, Nebraska
DL: John Simon, Ohio State
DL: Jordan Hill, Penn State
DL: Kawann Short, Purdue
LB: Ryan Shazier, Ohio State
LB: Michael Mauti, Penn State
LB: Mike Taylor, Wisconsin
DB: Micah Hyde, Iowa
DB: Daimion Stafford, Nebraska
DB: Bradley Roby, Ohio State
DB: Travis Howard, Ohio State
P: Will Hagerup, Michigan

SECOND TEAM (Coaches)

QB: Braxton Miller, Ohio State
RB: Ameer Abdullah, Nebraska*
RB: Venric Mark, Northwestern*
RB: Carlos Hyde, Ohio State*
WR: Kenny Bell, Nebraska
WR: Corey Brown, Ohio State C: James Ferentz, Iowa
G: Ryan Groy, Wisconsin#
T: Hugh Thornton, Illinois
T: Jeremiah Sirles, Nebraska
TE: Dion Sims, Michigan State
K: Brett Maher, Nebraska

DL: Michael Buchanan, Illinois*
DL: Craig Roh, Michigan*
DL: Eric Martin, Nebraska*
DL: Adam Replogle, Indiana*
DL: Baker Steinkuhler, Nebraska*
LB: Will Compton, Nebraska
LB: Ryan Shazier, Ohio State
LB: Gerald Hodges, Penn State
DB: Jordan Kovacs, Michigan
DB: Daimion Stafford, Nebraska
DB: Christian Bryant, Ohio State
DB: Ricardo Allen, Purdue
P: Brett Maher, Nebraska

SECOND TEAM (Media)

QB: Taylor Martinez, Nebraska
RB: Venric Mark, Northwestern
RB: Carlos Hyde, Ohio State
WR: Cody Latimer, Indiana
WR: Kenny Bell, Nebraska
C: Matt Stankiewitch, Penn State
G: Brian Mulroe, Northwestern
G: John Urschel, Penn State
T: Jeremiah Sirles, Nebraska
T: Jack Mewhort, Ohio State
TE: Dion Sims, Michigan State
K: Brett Maher, Nebraska

DL: Adam Replogle, Indiana
DL: William Gholston, Michigan State
DL: D.L. Wilhite, Minnesota
DL: Johnathan Hankins, Ohio State
LB: Jake Ryan, Michigan
LB: Max Bullough, Michigan State
LB: Gerald Hodges, Penn State
DB: Johnny Adams, Michigan State
DB: Darqueze Dennard, Michigan State
DB: Josh Johnson, Purdue
DB: Devin Smith, Wisconsin
P: Mike Sadler, Michigan State

*-Additional honorees due to ties
#-Second team reduced by one due to additional first-team honoree

HONORABLE MENTION (Coaches)

ILLINOIS: Akeem Spence; INDIANA: Ted Bolser; Dan Feeney; Cody Latimer; Jason Spriggs; IOWA: C.J. Fiedorowicz; Anthony Hitchens; Mike Meyer; Matt Tobin; MICHIGAN: J.T. Floyd; Jeremy Gallon; Brendan Gibbons; Will Hagerup; Roy Roundtree; Jake Ryan; MICHIGAN STATE: Denicos Allen; William Gholston; Isaiah Lewis; Chris McDonald; Marcus Rush; MINNESOTA: Michael Carter; NEBRASKA: Ben Cotton; Ciante Evans; Justin Jackson; P.J. Smith; NORTHWESTERN: Ibraheim Campbell; Brian Mulroe; Tyler Scott; Patrick Ward; OHIO STATE: C.J. Barnett; Travis Howard; Corey Linsley; Jack Mewhort; Andrew Norwell; PENN STATE: Adrian Amos; Deion Barnes; Kyle Carter; Mike Farrell; Matt McGloin; Stephon Morris; PURDUE: Antavian Edison; Josh Johnson; Cody Webster; WISCONSIN: Beau Allen; Marcus Cromartie; Travis Frederick; David Gilbert; Ethan Hemer; Drew Meyer; Devin Smith; Dezmen Southward; Mike Taylor

HONORABLE MENTION (Media)

ILLINOIS: Jonathan Brown; Michael Buchanan; Terry Hawthorne; Graham Pocic; Akeem Spence; Hugh Thornton; INDIANA: Ted Bolser; Mitch Ewald; Dan Feeney; Greg Heban; Will Matte; Jason Spriggs; Shane Wynn; IOWA: C.J. Fiedorowicz; James Ferentz; Joe Gaglione; Anthony Hitchens; Mike Meyer; James Morris; MICHIGAN: William Campbell; J.T. Floyd; Devin Funchess; Jeremy Gallon; Brendan Gibbons; Jordan Kovacs; Patrick Omameh; Denard Robinson; Craig Roh; Roy Roundtree; MICHIGAN STATE: Denicos Allen; Isaiah Lewis; Chris McDonald; Marcus Rush; MINNESOTA: Michael Carter; Ra’Shede Hageman; Troy Stoudermire; NEBRASKA: Ameer Abdullah; Will Compton; Ben Cotton; Ciante Evans; Justin Jackson; Brett Maher (punter); Kyler Reed; P.J. Smith; Baker Steinkuhler; NORTHWESTERN: Chi Chi Ariguzo; Ibraheim Campbell; Kain Colter; David Nwabuisi; Damien Proby; Tyler Scott; Patrick Ward; OHIO STATE: C.J. Barnett; Corey Brown; Christian Bryant; Reid Fragel; Corey Linsley; Etienne Sabino; PENN STATE: Adrian Amos; Deion Barnes; Mike Farrell; Matt McGloin; Stephon Morris; Sean Stanley; Zach Zwinak; PURDUE: Ricardo Allen; Antavian Edison; Landon Feichter; Cody Webster; WISCONSIN: Beau Allen; Chris Borland; Marcus Cromartie; David Gilbert; Ryan Groy; Drew Meyer; Jacob Pedersen; Dezmen Southward