The B1G is loaded at talent at all positions this season. Trying to tab some of the top players in the conference before a single snap can be a pretty difficult task.

BTN’s Tom Dienhart was up to the challenge, though.

After spending a few weeks on the road checking out practice for team this year and getting an up-close-and-personal look at players, Dienhart has a few favorites to walk away with individual hardware at the end of the season.

Dienhart picked his top three candidates in each category. But we’ll give you his favorite at each position. You can view the full list, and Dienhart’s explanations here.

QB of the Year:

Trace Mcsorley, Penn State

RB of the Year:

Saquon Barkley, Penn State

WR of the Year:

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DaeSean Hamilton, Penn State

TE of the Year:

Troy Fumagalli, Wisconsin

OL of the Year:

Sean Welsh, Iowa

DL of the Year:

Rashan Gary, Michigan

LB of the Year: 

Josey Jewell, Iowa

DB of the Year:

Marcus Allen, Penn State

K of the Year:

Emmit Carpenter, Minnesota

P of the Year:

Blake Gillikin, Penn State

PR/KR of the Year:

Janarion Grant, Rutgers