16 Big Ten players land on SI 'Top 100 College Football players'
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It’s that time of year when fun-filled college football lists flow through your Twitter timeline like running water.
Tuesday, Sports Illustrated finalist its list of the Top 100 Players in College Football.
A total of 16 Big Ten players were included on the list, highlighted by Michigan CB/LB Jabrill Peppers at No. 5 and Iowa’s DB Desmond King at No. 7 overall.
Michigan defensive back Jourdan Lewis (14) and Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett round out the list of Big Ten players in the Top 20.
Who get’s your vote for the top Big Ten player this year? Tweet me your answers, @BTNSean.
Here is a look at where all 16 Big Ten players land on the list.
5. DB/LB Jabrill Peppers, Michigan
7. DB Desmond King, Iowa
14. DB Jourdan Lewis, Michigan
20. QB J.T. Barrett, Ohio State
32. DT Malik McDowell, Michigan State
33. LB Raekwon McMillan, Ohio State
38. OL Pat Elflein, Ohio State
39. LB Anthony Walker, Northwestern
61. OL Dan Feeney, Indiana
63. TE Jake Butt, Michigan
66. RB Saquan Barkley, Penn State
70. LB Riley Bullough, Michigan State
76. LB Josey Jewell, Iowa
78. OL Dan Voltz, Wisconsin
88. DE Dawuane Smoot, Illinois
96. DB Will Likely, Maryland
Other players to consider: Mason Cole (Michigan), Chris Wormley (Michigan), Ed Davis (Michigan State), L.J. Scott (Michigan State), Justin Jackson (Northwestern), C.J. Beathard (Iowa), Corey Clement (Wisconsin).