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Big Ten Football 2012 All-Conference Team

Rex Burkhead is expected to contend for All-American honors in 2012.

The 2012 college football season is just around the corner, and Athlon continues its countdown to kickoff with a look at our first, second and third All-Big Ten teams for this season.

Athlon's 2012 All-Big Ten Team
First-Team Offense
QB Denard Robinson, Michigan
RB Montee Ball, Wisconsin
RB Rex Burkhead, Nebraska
WR Jared Abbrederis, Wisconsin
WR Keenan Davis, Iowa
TE Jake Stoneburner, Ohio State
C Travis Frederick, Wisconsin
OL Taylor Lewan, Michigan
OL Spencer Long, Nebraska
OL Chris McDonald, Michigan State
OL Ricky Wagner, Wisconsin

First-Team Defense
DL William Gholston, Michigan State
DL Johnathan Hankins, Ohio State
DL Kawann Short, Purdue
DL John Simon, Ohio State
LB Chris Borland, Wisconsin
LB Gerald Hodges, Penn State
LB Mike Taylor, Wisconsin
CB Johnny Adams, Michigan State
CB Ricardo Allen, Purdue
S C.J. Barnett, Ohio State
S Isaiah Lewis, Michigan State
First-Team Specialists 
K Brett Maher, Nebraska
P Brett Maher, Nebraska
KR Raheem Mostert, Purdue
PR Jared Abbrederis, Wisconsin
The Breakdown of Athlon's 2012 All-Big Ten Team
  First Second Third Overall
Illinois 0 3 2 5
Indiana 0 0 3 3
Iowa 1 2 1 4
Michigan 2 2 5 9
Michigan State 4 4 2 10
Minnesota 0 0 2 2
Nebraska 4 3 5 12
Northwestern 0 2 3 5
Ohio State 4 6 1 11
Penn State 1 2 0 3
Purdue 3 1 0 4
Wisconsin 7 1 2 10
Second-Team Offense
QB Braxton Miller, Ohio State
RB Le'Veon Bell, Michigan State
RB Fitzgerald Toussaint, Michigan
WR Kenny Bell, Nebraska
WR Roy Roundtree, Michigan
TE Jacob Pedersen, Wisconsin
C James Ferentz, Iowa
OL Dan France, Michigan State
OL Jack Mewhort, Ohio State
OL Brian Mulroe, Northwestern
OL Andrew Norwell, Ohio State

Second-Team Defense
DL Michael Buchanan, Illinois
DL Jordan Hill, Penn State
DL Akeem Spence, Illinois
DL Baker Steinkuhler, Nebraska
LB Denicos Allen, Michigan State
LB Max Bullough, Michigan State
LB Jonathan Brown, Illinois
CB Micah Hyde, Iowa
CB Bradley Roby, Ohio State
S Christian Bryant, Ohio State
S Ibraheim Campbell, Northwestern

Second-Team Specialists
K Drew Basil, Ohio State
P Cody Webster, Purdue
KR Ameer Abdullah, Nebraska
PR Justin Brown, Penn State

Third-Team Offense
QB Taylor Martinez, Nebraska
RB Stephen Houston, Indiana
RB James White, Wisconsin
WR Demetrius Fields, Northwestern
WR Kofi Hughes, Indiana
TE Kyler Reed, Nebraska
C Graham Pocic, Illinois
OL Ed Olson, Minnesota
OL Patrick Omameh, Michigan
OL Bernard Taylor, Indiana
OL Patrick Ward, Northwestern

Third-Team Defense
DL David Gilbert, Wisconsin
DL Cameron Meredith, Nebraska
DL Craig Roh, Michigan
DL Marcus Rush, Michigan State
LB Will Compton, Nebraska
LB Kenny Demens, Michigan
LB James Morris, Iowa
CB Blake Countess, Michigan
CB Terry Hawthorne, Illinois
S Jordan Kovacs, Michigan
S Daimion Stafford, Nebraska
Third-Team Specialists
K Dan Conroy, Michigan State
P Ben Buchanan, Ohio State
KR Troy Stoudermire, Minnesota
PR Venric Mark, Northwestern


Athlon's 2012 Big Ten Team Previews

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