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J.T. Barrett, Joey Bosa lead group of Ohio State football players named to All-Big Ten lists

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Sophomore defensive lineman Joey Bosa (right) hugs redshirt-freshman quarterback J.T. Barrett following a game against Penn State on Oct. 25 in State College, Pa. OSU won in double-overtime, 31-24. Credit: Mark Batke / Photo editor

Sophomore defensive lineman Joey Bosa (right) hugs redshirt-freshman quarterback J.T. Barrett following a game against Penn State on Oct. 25 in State College, Pa. OSU won in double-overtime, 31-24.
Credit: Mark Batke / Photo editor

Heading into its second straight Big Ten Championship Game, the Ohio State football team will boast 16 players on at least one of the three all-conference lists.

Redshirt-freshman quarterback J.T. Barrett was named to the first team All-Big Ten list by the coaches and media in addition to winning the Griese-Brees Big Ten Quarterback of the Year award despite suffering a fractured ankle against Michigan, ending his 2014-15 season.

Barrett finished the year with 3,772 total offensive yards and 45 total touchdowns, breaking the Big Ten record of former Purdue quarterback and current New Orleans Saint Drew Brees, whom the award is partially named after.

OSU sophomore defensive lineman Joey Bosa was also a first team All-Big Ten selection and received the Smith-Brown Big Ten Defensive Lineman of the Year. Bosa currently needs just one more sack to break the single-season school record of 14 set by Vernon Gholston in 2007.

Other Buckeyes named to the first team All-Big Ten list were redshirt-sophomore guard Pat Elflein and senior cornerback Doran Grant who were both selections by the media.

OSU selections for all three All-Big Ten teams can be seen below:

Coaches’ selections all-Big Ten first team:

QB J.T. Barrett, OL Pat Elflein, DL Joey Bosa, DB Doran Grant

Coaches’ selections all-Big Ten second team:

OL Taylor Decker, TE Jeff Heuerman, DL Michael Bennett

Coaches’ selections all-Big Ten honorable mention:

OL Darryl Baldwin, P Cameron Johnston, LB Joshua Perry, WR Devin Smith, WR Evan Spencer

Media selections all-Big Ten first team: 

QB J.T. Barrett, DL Joey Bosa

Media selections all-Big Ten second team: 

OL Pat Elflein, OL Taylor Decker, TE Jeff Heuerman, DL Michael Bennett, LB Joshua Perry, DB Doran Grant

Media selections all-Big Ten honorable mention:

OL Darryl Baldwin, SAF Vonn Bell, RB Ezekiel Elliott, P Cameron Johnston, WR Devin Smith, WR Michael Thomas, DL Adolphus Washington

 

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