Who won 2013 Big Ten individual awards?

The Big Ten not only released its 2013 All-Big Ten Football Teams on Monday night, it also awarded 12 of its 17 individual trophies. The remaining five will be announced Tuesday night on BTN/BTN2Go. See all the 2013 trophy winners in this post.

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Dungy-Thompson Humanitarian Award: Drew Brees, Purdue
Named for Minnesota’s Tony Dungy and Indiana’s Anthony Thompson

Ford-Kinnick Leadership Award: Gene Washington, Michigan State
Named for Michigan’s Gerald Ford and Iowa’s Nile Kinnick

Griese-Brees Quarterback of the Year: Braxton Miller, Ohio State
Named for Purdue’s Bob Griese and Drew Brees

Richter-Howard Receiver of the Year: Allen Robinson, Penn State
Named for Wisconsin’s Pat Richter and Michigan’s Desmond Howard

Ameche-Dayne Running Back of the Year: Carlos Hyde, Ohio State
Named for Wisconsin’s Alan Ameche and Ron Dayne

Kwalick-Clark Tight End of the Year: Devin Funchess, Michigan
Named for Penn State’s Ted Kwalick and Iowa’s Dallas Clark

Rimington-Pace Offensive Lineman of the Year: Taylor Lewan, Michigan
Named for Nebraska’s Dave Rimington and Ohio State’s Orlando Pace

Smith-Brown Defensive Lineman of the Year: Shilique Calhoun, Michigan State
Named for Michigan State’s Bubba Smith and Penn State’s Courtney Brown

Butkus-Fitzgerald Linebacker of the Year: Chris Borland, Wisconsin
Named for Illinois’ Dick Butkus and Northwestern’s Pat Fitzgerald

Tatum-Woodson Defensive Back of the Year: Darqueze Dennard, Michigan State
Named for Ohio State’s Jack Tatum and Purdue’s Rod Woodson

Bakken-Andersen Kicker of the Year: Jeff Budzien, Northwestern
Named for Wisconsin’s Jim Bakken and Michigan State’s Morten Andersen

Eddleman-Fields Punter of the Year: Cody Webster, Purdue
Named for Illinois’ Dike Eddleman and Michigan State’s Brandon Fields

The Graham-George Offensive Player of the Year, Nagurski-Woodson Defensive Player of the Year, Hayes-Schembechler Caoch of the Year, Dave McClain Coach of the Year and Thompson Randle El winners will be announced Tuesday on BTN.

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huskerfanbb on 12/2/2013 @ 6:01pm EST Said:

Taylor Lewan won it on pre-season hype, not during the season play. Michigan’s offensive line struggled for much of the year and as an individual, he was less than dominating.

Loyad J Manchester on 12/2/2013 @ 6:18pm EST Said:

michigans whole team was less than dominating huskerfan GO GREEN !!!!!!

delmar1950 on 12/2/2013 @ 6:19pm EST Said:

There is know way that Taylor Lewan should have won that award he did not play well and if Devin Gardener could he would probably say the same thing. He won that on the pre-season hype like the huskerfanbb said.The guy didn’t do anything but run his mouth all season and you people should be ashamed of yourselves for giving it to him.

T E O on 12/2/2013 @ 6:23pm EST Said:

I was unaware tayor lewan actually played during the season until now. Guess they had to give UM something.

Tim on 12/2/2013 @ 6:32pm EST Said:

I couldn’t agree with you more- Brandon Scherff should have been first team unanimous and won the Rimington-Pace award- also Funchess couldn’t catch a cold the games I watched and the Clark award should have gone to a fellow Hawkeye in C.J.- 31 straight games with a reception. Last, to say that Shaizer, Bullough and Borland were better than Hitchens or Morris is absurd- Without these two we might have had another 4-8 season-GO HAWKS! We will make it a 5-1 record under Captain Kirk against the SEC (considering Mizzou since they are now in the SEC and we got a really bad call on the onside kick against FLA in our 1 loss-Tate would have taken us in on the final drive!!!

crazyirishlady on 12/2/2013 @ 6:53pm EST Said:

The fact that Ameer Abdullah did not win over Hyde is ridiculous.

Jason terrence on 12/2/2013 @ 7:08pm EST Said:

Wow did Ohio State have the only running back vote. Ameer Abdullah ran behind a line with 6 injured starters and dominated. Hyde was on a 23 straight win team with little to no injuries. I wish some of these voters would actually watch a couple of games.

Ralph on 12/2/2013 @ 7:08pm EST Said:

when you realize you’re not from Ohio State. Mich., or Wisc., your not going to win.

Shane on 12/2/2013 @ 7:48pm EST Said:

Taylor Lewan?????????????????????? ReALlY??????????????? #JOKE

Shane on 12/2/2013 @ 7:50pm EST Said:

Also… I think Iowa had way better TE’s…. heck, so did “Wisky” for that matter #DOUBLEJOKE

Mike Smith on 12/2/2013 @ 8:10pm EST Said:

Hmmm. Seven of the twelve awards went to people from schools other than Ohio State, Michigan or Wisconsin. Ya really oughta learn to read, Ralph.

Jeff Otworth on 12/2/2013 @ 8:12pm EST Said:

Ameer Abdullah is great but Hyde is a 235 lb. Abdullah-he is a beast on a totally different level.

Daniel on 12/2/2013 @ 8:22pm EST Said:

Ameer Abdullah led the conference in rushing with backup QBs majority of the season and a patchwork O-Line. And to top it off he rushes for 123 YDs against Michigan St., 1 yard less than Minnesota who was the only other team to eclipse 100 YDs rushing against that defense!!! Plus he didn’t practice for the last 5 weeks according to Tim Beck, OC, and still went out on gameday and showed up opposing defenses.

jrfick on 12/2/2013 @ 8:23pm EST Said:

just so everyone knows Hyde had 1290 yards AND missed 3 games, he averaged 7.8 yards a carry. and a couple games averaged almost 10 yards per carry and had 14 td’s. where amber abdullah only had 8 td’s and averaged only 6.2 yards per carry. and for those of you that say only Michigan, michigan state, Ohio State and or wisconsin you didn’t win anything. maybe thats because they’re the only decent teams in the Bigten. if people would look at it from a unbiased view they would realize it. people get too caught up in thinking their team is the best no matter what

huskerfanbb on 12/2/2013 @ 9:02pm EST Said:

Michigan a “decent” team? What season were you watching? They moved the ball for less than 200 TOTAL yards in 4 games this season.

MarkD on 12/2/2013 @ 10:07pm EST Said:

Of course Michigan is a “decent” team, have you not been watching Tiebreaker on BTN every night since Nov 16 to remind us how great they are. Don’t know why the last showing is scheduled tomorrow after only 18 days of nonstop airtime. What will UM fans have to watch for the rest of the winter and cry about.
In all seriousness, Bo is turning over in his grave watching MSU doing everything that his UM football tradition used to stand for. Maybe in 40 years, MSU and Dantonio might get some documentary made on their team being the first BT team in history to win all 8 BT games by double digits and lead the Nation in almost every defensive category.
One last thing, Taylor Lewan was the most overrated Senior OL in the history of the Big Ten. The UM running attack was the most pitiful in the history of UM football and most of the positive yardage came by Gardner creating on broken plays due to the OL not holding their blocks.
I think Taylor should follow in Gardner’s footsteps and petition NCAA for 1 more year.
Then again, that might tick off Gardner and the RBs who were not allowed to follow in Lewan’s footsteps many times on the field this year.

Todd on 12/2/2013 @ 10:12pm EST Said:

Taylor Lewan is nowhere close to the quality of offensive lineman that Brandon Scherff is. As a team, Iowa has rushed for over 2200 yards this season compared to just over 1500 for Michigan.

Why such a massive difference between the two teams? The quality of play of Iowa’s offensive line–led by Brandon Scherff.

The B1G has made a joke of this award by giving it to Taylor Lewan

CM on 12/2/2013 @ 10:29pm EST Said:

Gallon not on 1st team??? #B1G=totaljoke

MFan on 12/3/2013 @ 12:31am EST Said:

For all you Taylor Lewan haters – if he is not good he shouldn’t get drafted right? I’ll bet you he is the first Big 10 player off the board.

al goodrich on 12/3/2013 @ 7:32am EST Said:

Just an observation. Every time I see a promo or ad for the big ten and Lewan is involved in it the first thing you will see is lewan taking both elbows into his chest and grabbing the defender by the face mask with both hands. It’s a dirty move but he’s got it down to a science.

JP on 12/3/2013 @ 10:33am EST Said:

jrfick- Hyde also played with the best offensive line in the conference (which was healthy all year) and the best QB in the league. The holes Hyde walked through were unreal. He’s definitely a very good back, but based on what Abdullah did with all the injuries around him Hyde didn’t deserve this award.

Tim on 12/3/2013 @ 11:25am EST Said:

Hate is such a strong word! We don’t hate Lewan and he will get drafted. That is not what is being discussed here. It is for the best OL this year. It isn’t a career award. Look at the success of Iowa running left (Behind Scherfff) vs right. Just look at the film of Brandon pushing the NW DE 15 yards down field with one arm!!! If Scherff comes out we will see who is drafted first!!!

Mark on 12/3/2013 @ 2:11pm EST Said:

For those of you who think Hyde didn’t deserve the award, remember that he missed 3 games (Abdullah didn’t miss any) and Hyde splits carries with 3 other players that would start on ANY OTHER B1G team, and he still has better stats than Abdullah.

GoBlue on 12/3/2013 @ 3:08pm EST Said:

Taylor Lewan actually played very well this year with the exception of a few play against Michigan State. Most of the problems with Michigan’s O-line was the interior linemen. Lewan played quite well and will probably be an All-American.

Vinny on 12/3/2013 @ 3:32pm EST Said:

I think it’s funny how pissed you get on some of these awards. The media and coaches know more about football than you do. Sorry to burst your bubble but it’s true. Media watches more football than you and coaches watch hours of film and see them in person. When the media and coaches agree, you don’t have an argument. It’s also easy to think that your players are better when you watch all 12 of your games in comparison to at max 6 of another team and that is being generous (Nebraska fans.) Also hearing you guys argue against Hyde is laughable.

Mike on 12/3/2013 @ 4:56pm EST Said:

Amir had a great year, but in Big 10 play Hyde had better numbers, more TD, more yards and bigger average yards per carry. Shazier got robbed for linebacker of the year, Borlands numbers weren’t close.

PAWL on 12/3/2013 @ 5:48pm EST Said:

Shazier > Borland and it’s not even close. #joke