10 B1G players named to Associated Press All-America teams
With the college football regular season and conference championships in the books, the Associated Press has released its selections for the three All-America teams for 2020.
This year, 10 B1G players were named among the three teams. There were a total of four First-Team selections, with three of those coming on defense. There were two players named to the Second-Team and four additional names were included on the Third-Team.
A total of six defensive players and four offensive players out of the B1G earned honors. Ohio State led the way with three selections, while Iowa, Indiana and Northwestern each had two players land on the list. Minnesota had one selection.
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Here’s a look at the B1G players who earned All-America honors. You can view the complete Associated Press All-America teams here.
FIRST TEAM OFFENSE
- OG: Wyatt Davis, Ohio State
FIRST TEAM DEFENSE
- DT: Daviyon Nixon, Iowa
- CB: Shaun Wade, Ohio State
- S: Brandon Joseph, Northwestern
SECOND TEAM OFFENSE
- C: Tyler Linerbaum, Iowa
SECOND TEAM DEFENSE
- DT: Haskell Garrett, Ohio State
THIRD TEAM OFFENSE
- RB: Mohamed Ibrahim, Minnesota
- WR: Ty Fryfogle, Indiana
THIRD TEAM DEFENSE
- LB: Micah McFadden, Indiana
- CB: Greg Newsome, Northwestern