staff, August 21, 2019

Wisconsin RB Jonathan Taylor highlights 10 Big Ten standouts on the 2019 AP preseason All-America team, released Tuesday.

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Seven of the selections are first-teamers, second only to the SEC (8). Perhaps most impressive, though: The Big Ten accounts for three of the four defensive ends.

One more fact: Three Big Ten schools (Michigan State, Ohio State & Wisconsin) have two players.

See the B1G names below.

RB: Jonathan Taylor, Wisconsin
G: Ben Bredeson, Michigan
C: Tyler Biadasz, Wisconsin
AP: Rondale Moore, Purdue
DE: Chase Young, Ohio State
DE: AJ Epenesa, Iowa
LB: Joe Bachie, Michigan State

DE: Kenny Willekes, Michigan State
LB: Paddy Fisher, Northwestern
S: Jordan Fuller, Ohio State