BTN.com staff, December 11, 2017
Thirteen Big Ten players made the 2017 Associated Press All-America teams, it was announced Monday.
Seven of the honorees, including five defensive standouts, earned first-team laurels.
See all three of the teams below.
Quarterback - Baker Mayfield, senior, Oklahoma.
Running backs - Bryce Love, junior, Stanford; Rashaad Penny, senior, San Diego State.
Tackles - Orlando Brown, junior, Oklahoma; Mike McGlinchey, senior, Notre Dame.
Guards - Quenton Nelson, senior, Notre Dame; Braden Smith, senior, Auburn.
Center - Billy Price, senior, Ohio State.
Tight end - Mark Andrews, junior, Oklahoma.
Receivers - James Washington, senior, Oklahoma State; Anthony Miller, senior, Memphis.
All-purpose player - Saquon Barkley, junior, Penn State.
Kicker - Matt Gay, junior, Utah.
Ends - Bradley Chubb, senior, North Carolina State; Clelin Ferrell, sophomore, Clemson.
Tackles - Hercules Mata'afa, junior, Washington State; Maurice Hurst, senior, Michigan.
Linebackers - Roquan Smith, junior, Georgia; Josey Jewell, senior, Iowa; T.J. Edwards, junior, Wisconsin.
Cornerbacks - Josh Jackson, junior, Iowa; Denzel Ward, junior, Ohio State.
Safeties - Minkah Fitzpatrick, junior, Alabama; DeShon Elliott, junior, Tex5- as.
Punter - Michael Dickson, junior, Texas.
Quarterback - Lamar Jackson, junior, Louisville.
Running backs - Jonathan Taylor, freshman, Wisconsin; Kerryon Johnson, junior, Auburn.
Tackles - Mitch Hyatt, junior, Clemson; Isaiah Wynn, senior, Georgia.
Guards - Cody O'Connell, senior, Washington State; Will Hernandez, senior, UTEP.
Center - Bradley Bozeman, senior, Alabama.
Tight end - Troy Fumagalli, senior, Wisconsin.
Receivers - David Sills V, junior, West Virginia; Michael Gallup, senior, Colorado State.
All-purpose player - Dante Pettis, senior, Washington.
Kicker - Daniel Carlson, senior, Auburn.
Ends - Sutton Smith, sophomore, Northern Illinois; Nick Bosa, sophomore, Ohio State.
Tackles - Ed Oliver, sophomore, Houston; Christian Wilkins, junior, Clemson.
Linebackers - Malik Jefferson, junior, Texas; Ogbonnia Okoronkwo, senior, Oklahoma; Dorian O'Daniel, senior, Clemson.
Cornerbacks - Jalen Davis, senior, Utah State; Carlton Davis, junior, Auburn.
Safeties - Derwin James, junior, Florida State; Justin Reid, junior, Stanford.
Punter - Johnny Townsend, senior, Florida.
Quarterback - Mason Rudolph, senior, Oklahoma State.
Running backs - Ronald Jones II, junior, Southern California; Devin Singletary, sophomore, Florida Atlantic.
Tackles - David Edwards, sophomore, Wisconsin; Jonah Williams, sophomore, Alabama.
Guards - Beau Benzschawel, junior, Wisconsin; Tyrone Crowder, senior, Clemson.
Center - Frank Ragnow, senior, Arkansas.
Tight end - Jaylen Samuels, senior, North Carolina State.
Receivers - Steve Ishmael, senior, Syracuse; A.J. Brown, sophomore, Mississippi.
All-purpose player - D.J. Reed, junior, Kansas State.
Kicker - Eddy Piniero, junior, Florida.
Ends - Austin Bryant, junior, Clemson; Mat Boesen, senior, TCU.
Tackles - Vita Vea, junior, Washington; Harrison Phillips, senior, Stanford.
Linebackers - Micah Kiser, senior, Virginia; Tremaine Edmunds, junior, Virginia Tech; Devin Bush, sophomore, Michigan.
Cornerbacks - Andraez Williams, redshirt freshman, LSU; Jack Jones, sophomore, Southern California.
Safeties - Armani Watts, senior, Texas A&M; Quin Blanding, senior, Virginia.
Punter - Mitch Wisnowsky, junior, Utah.