Ohio State had 10 players named first-team all-Big Ten Conference today by either the coaches or the media.
Wide receiver Dane Sanzenbacher, defensive lineman Cameron Heyward, linebacker Brian Rolle, cornerback Chimdi Chekwa and offensive tackle Mike Adams were first-team selections by both the coaches and the media.
Running back Dan "Boom" Herron, linebacker Ross Homan and safety Jermale Hines were first-team selections by the coaches. Offensive guard Justin Boren and center Mike Brewster were selected to the first-team by the media.
Kicker Devin Barclay was a second-team selection by the conference media. Buckeyes picking up honorable mention honors on both the coaches and the media ballots are quarterback Terrelle Pryor, wide receiver DeVier Posey and defensive lineman John Simon.
Senior offensive guard Bryant Browning was chosen as Ohio State’s Sportsmanship Award honoree.
Ohio State has now had 361 all-time first-team honorees. The 10 accolades ties five other Ohio State teams for third on the school’s all-time lists of most all-Big Ten selections. The 1969 team and the 1975 team each had 11 first-teamers.