2017 All-Big Ten Conference football team

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The 2017 All-Big Ten Conference football team[1] consists of American football players chosen as All-Big Ten Conference players for the 2017 Big Ten Conference football season. The conference recognizes two official All-Big Ten selectors: (1) the Big Ten conference coaches selected separate offensive and defensive units and named first-, second- and third-team players (the "Coaches" team); and (2) a panel of sports writers and broadcasters covering the Big Ten also selected offensive and defensive units and named first-, second- and third-team players (the "Media" team).

Offensive selections[edit]


Running backs[edit]

Wide receivers[edit]

  • Simmie Cobbs Jr., Indiana (Coaches-1; Media-1)
  • D. J. Moore, Maryland (Coaches-1; Media-1)
  • Stanley Morgan Jr., Nebraska (Coaches-2; Media-2)
  • DaeSean Hamilton, Penn State (Coaches-2; Media-3)
  • Felton Davis III, Michigan State (Coaches-3; Media-2)
  • Parris Campbell, Ohio State (Coaches-3)
  • JD Spielman, Nebraska (Media-3)


  • Billy Price, Ohio State (Coaches-1; Media-1)
  • Brian Allen, Michigan State (Coaches-2; Media-2)
  • Tyler Biadasz, Wisconsin (Coaches-3; Media-3)


  • Beau Benzschawel, Wisconsin (Coaches-1; Media-1)
  • Michael Jordan, Ohio State (Coaches-1; Media-2)
  • Sean Welsh, Iowa (Coaches-2; Media-1)
  • Ben Bredeson, Michigan (Coaches-2; Media-2)
  • David Beedle, Michigan State (Coaches-3; Media-3)
  • Tommy Doles, Northwestern (Coaches-3; Media-3)


Tight ends[edit]


Defensive selections[edit]

Defensive linemen[edit]

  • Nick Bosa, Ohio State (Coaches-1; Media-1)
  • Tyquan Lewis, Ohio State (Coaches-1; Media-1)
  • Maurice Hurst, Michigan (Coaches-1; Media-1)
  • Rashan Gary, Michigan (Coaches-1; Media-2)
  • Chase Winovich, Michigan (Coaches-2; Media-1)
  • Sam Hubbard, Ohio State (Coaches-2; Media-2)
  • Alec James, Wisconsin (Coaches-2; Media-2)
  • Conor Sheehy, Wisconsin (Coaches-2; Media-3)
  • Joe Gaziano, Northwestern (Coaches-3; Media-2)
  • Kenny Willekes, Michigan State (Coaches-3; Media-3)
  • Dre'mont Jones, Ohio State (Coaches-3)
  • Gelen Robinson, Purdue (Coaches-3)
  • Anthony Nelson, Iowa (Media-3)
  • Shareef Miller, Penn State (Media-3)


  • Josey Jewell, Iowa (Coaches-1; Media-1)
  • T. J. Edwards, Wisconsin (Coaches-1; Media-1)
  • Devin Bush, Michigan (Coaches-1; Media-2)
  • Tegray Scales, Indiana (Coaches-2; Media-1)
  • Garret Dooley, Wisconsin (Coaches-2; Media-3)
  • Jason Cabinda, Penn State (Coaches-2)
  • Khaleke Hudson, Michigan (Coaches-3; Media-2)
  • Paddy Fisher, Northwestern (Coaches-3; Media-2)
  • Joe Bachie, Michigan State (Coaches-3; Media-3)
  • Thomas Barber, Minnesota (Media-3)

Defensive backs[edit]

  • Josh Jackson, Iowa (Coaches-1; Media-1)
  • Nick Nelson, Wisconsin (Coaches-1; Media-1)
  • Marcus Allen, Penn State (Coaches-1; Media-2)
  • D'Cota Dixon, Wisconsin (Coaches-1; Media-3)
  • Denzel Ward, Ohio State (Coaches-2; Media-1)
  • David Dowell, Michigan State (Media-1)
  • Rashard Fant, Indiana (Coaches-3; Media-2)
  • Godwin Igwebuike, Northwestern (Coaches-2; Media-2)
  • Amani Oruwariye, Penn State (Coaches-2; Media-2)
  • Kyle Queiro, Northwestern (Coaches-3; Media-3)
  • Lavert Hill, Michigan (Coaches-2)
  • Jordan Fuller, Ohio State (Coaches-3)
  • Derrick Tindal, Wisconsin (Coaches-3)
  • Josiah Scott, Michigan State (Media-3)
  • Damon Webb, Ohio State (Media-3)

Special teams[edit]



  • Ryan Anderson, Rutgers (Coaches-1; Media-1)
  • Blake Gillikin, Penn State (Coaches-2; Media-2)
  • Drue Chrisman, Ohio State (Coaches-3; Media-3)

Return specialist[edit]

  • Saquon Barkley, Penn State (Coaches-1; Media-1)
  • DeAndre Thompkins, Penn State (Coaches-2; Media-3)
  • Parris Campbell, Ohio State (Coaches-3; Media-2)



Bold = Consensus first-team selection by both the coaches and media

Coaches = Selected by the Big Ten Conference coaches

Media = Selected by the conference media

See also[edit]


  1. ^ 2017 Big Ten All-Conference Teams and Awards
  2. ^ "Big Ten Announces Football All-Conference Teams for Offense". Big Ten Conference. November 29, 2017. Retrieved November 29, 2017.
  3. ^ "Big Ten Announces Football All-Conference Teams for Defense and Special Teams". Big Ten Conference. November 28, 2017. Retrieved November 28, 2017.