Tom Dienhart, Senior Writer, October 14, 2013

Seven weeks down, seven weeks to go. At the midway point of the 2013 Big Ten football season, it's time to release my All-Big Ten Midseason Team. I also did a midseason report. See who made my midseason team in this post.


WR Allen Robinson, Penn State

WR Jared Abbrederis, Wisconsin

TE Devin Funchess, Michigan

C Brandon Vitabile, Northwestern

G Ryan Groy, Wisconsin

G Spencer Long, Nebraska

T Taylor Lewan, Michigan

T Jack Mewhort, Ohio State

QB Christian Hackenberg, Penn State

RB Ameer Abdullah, Nebraska

RB Melvin Gordon, Wisconsin


E Tyler Scott, Northwestern

E Shilique Calhoun, Michigan State

T Michael Bennett, Ohio State

LB Chris Borland, Wisconsin

LB Denicos Allen, Michigan State

LB Ryan Shazier, Ohio State

LB Jonathan Brown, Illinois

CB Blake Countess, Michigan

CB Darqueze Dennard, Michigan State

S Malcolm Willis, Penn State

S Ibraheim Campbell, Northwestern


K: Jeff Budzien, Northwestern

P: Cody Webster, Purdue

KR: Marcus Jones, Minnesota

PR: Kevonte Martin-Manley, Iowa

HONORABLE MENTION OFFENSE: C/G Jack Allen, Michigan State; TE Ted Bolser, Indiana; WR Corey Brown, Ohio State; RB Tevin Coleman, Indiana; QB Kain Colter, Northwestern; RB Josh Ferguson, Illinois; TE C.J. Fiedorowicz, Iowa; WR Jeremy Gallon, Michigan; QB Kenny Guiton, Ohio State; RB Jordan Hall, Ohio State; WR Tony Jones, Northwestern; WR Cody Latimer, Indiana; T Michael Schofield, Michigan; QB Nathan Scheelhaase, Illinois; T Brandon Scherff, Iowa; T Jeremiah Sirles, Nebraska; T Donovan Smith, Penn State; QB Nate Sudfeld, Indiana; G Blake Treadwell, Michigan State; G John Urschel, Penn State; RB Mark Weisman, Iowa; RB James White, Wisconsin; TE Maxx Williams, Minnesota

HONORABLE MENTION DEFENSE: E Dominic Alvis, Iowa; LB Chi Chi Ariguzo, Northwestern; Stanley Jean-Baptiste, Nebraska; LB Max Bullough, Michigan State; LB Glenn Carson, Penn State; E Theiren Cockran, Minnesota; S Kurtis Drummond; CB Ciante Evans, Nebraska; E Randy Gregory, Nebraska; T Ra?Shede Hageman, Minnesota; LB Anthony Hitchens, Iowa; T DaQuan Jones, Penn State; CB B.J. Lowery, Iowa; CB Jordan Lucas, Penn State; LB Desmond Morgan, Michigan; LB James Morris, Iowa; LB Damien Wilson, Minnesota.

HONORABLE MENTION SPECIALISTS: KR V?Angelo Bentley, Illinois; K Mitch Ewald, Indiana; K Sam Ficken, Penn State; P Mike Sadler, Michigan State

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