Freshman can make impacts too. According to 247 Sports, five B1G freshman had tremendous impacts on their team’s seasons.

The outlet is the latest to release its Freshman All-American team following the conclusion of a fantastic 2017 season.

The Big XII tied the B1G with most players selected, with the SEC following right behind with five. No other conference had more than three selections.

Here is what 247 Sports Freshman All-American team looks like:


  • QB: Jake Fromm, Georgia
  • RB: Jonathan Taylor, Wisconsin
  • RB: A.J. Dillon, Boston College
  • WR: CeeDee Lamb, Oklahoma
  • WR: Jalen Reagor, TCU
  • WR: Justin Hall, Ball State
  • TE: Matt Bushman, BYU
  • OL: Andrew Thomas, Georgia
  • OL: Trey Smith, Tennessee
  • OL: Rashawn Slater, Northwestern
  • OL: Jack Anderson, Texas Tech
  • OL: Mekhi Becton, Louisville
  • AP: J.K. Dobbin, Ohio State
  • KR: Marcus Jones, Troy
  • PR: Donovan Peoples-Jones, Michigan


  • DL: Jordon Scott, Oregon
  • DL: Lamonte McDougle, West Virginia
  • DL: A.J. Epenesa, Iowa
  • DL: Corey Bethley, TCU
  • LB: Tony Fields, Arizona
  • LB: Colin Schooler, Arizona
  • LB: Kenneth Murray, Oklahoma
  • CB: T.J. Carter, Memphis
  • CB: Josiah Scott, Michigan State
  • CB: C.J. Henderson, Florida
  • S: Reed Blankenship, Middle Tennessee State
  • S: Grant Delpit, LSU
  • P: Pressley Harvin III, Georgia Tech
  • K: Jared Sackett, UTSA

Not only did the B1G have the most players on this year’s team, but the conference also has the Freshman of the Year in Jonathan Taylor.