Dienhart: Check out my 2016 All-Big Ten Undrafted Team

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Dienhart: Check out my 2016 All-Big Ten Undrafted Team

B1G HIGHLIGHT - Wisconsin WR Alex Erickson hauls in the clutch 4th-and-7 reception vs. Rutgers.

Many good Big Ten players were selected in the 2016 NFL draft. There were 47 of them, to be exact. But many more never heard their name called. In fact, you could make a pretty good team from the undrafted Big Ten players.

[ MORE: See which undrafted Big Ten players inked rookie free-agent deals ]

Check it out. And count on many of these guys making rosters as undrafted players.

BTN.com All-Undrafted Team

OFFENSE
QB Joel Stave, Wisconsin (Vikings)
RB Josh Ferguson, Illinois (Colts)
RB Brandon Ross, Maryland (Vikings)
WR Geronimo Allison, Illinois (Packers)
WR Alex Erickson, Wisconsin (Bengals)
TE Henry Krieger-Coble, Iowa (Broncos)
L Jordan Walsh, Iowa (Falcons)
L Chase Farris, Ohio State (Lions)
L Jack Allen, Michigan State (Saints)
L Keith Lumpkin, Rutgers (Bills)
L Tyler Marz, Wisconsin (Titans)

B1G HIGHLIGHT - Maryland RB Brandon Ross rips off 79-yard touchdown vs. Indiana.

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DEFENSE
L Nate Meier, Iowa (Bears)
L Lawrence Thomas, Michigan State (Jets)
L Deonte Gibson, Northwestern (Lions)
L Theiren Cockran, Minnesota (Vikings)
LB Darien Harris, Michigan State (Bengals)
LB Steve Longa, Rutgers (Seahawks)
LB Quentin Gause, Rutgers (Eagles)
DB Jordan Lomax, Iowa (Rams)
DB Frankie Williams, Purdue (Bengals)
DB Tyvis Powell, Ohio State (Seahawks)
DB Michael Caputo, Wisconsin (Saints)

B1G HIGHLIGHT - Wisconsin's Michael Caputo hauls in the interception vs. rival Iowa.

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SPECIALISTS
K Brad Craddock, Maryland (Browns)
P Peter Mortell, Minnesota (Packers)

B1G HIGHLIGHT - Maryland K Brad Craddock nails the 41-yard field goal at Michigan.

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