Nine Big Ten football players were named to the first, second or third team of the Associated Press (AP) All-America teams, including six first-team selections. Three Big Ten standouts were named first-team All-Americans on offense - Michigan center David Molk and the Wisconsin duo of running back Montee Ball and guard Kevin Zeitler. Three Big Ten student-athletes were tabbed as first-team All-Americans on defense - Illinois defensive end Whitney Mercilus, Michigan State defensive tackle Jerel Worthy and Penn State defensive tackle Devon Still. AP second-team All-Americans from the Big Ten were Nebraska linebacker Lavonte David and Wisconsin center Peter Konz, while Ohio State defensive tackle John Simon was named to the third team.
Nine Big Ten Standouts Named AP All-Americans
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