ROSEMONT, Ill. — Division champions Ohio State and Wisconsin have four players apiece on the coaches' All-Big Ten first team for offense.
The conference announced the offensive honorees on Wednesday. Postseason individual awards will be announced Thursday.
East champion Ohio State has quarterback J.T. Barrett, guard Michael Jordan, center Billy Price and tackle Jamarco Jones on the first team. West champion Wisconsin has running back Jonathan Taylor, tight end Troy Fumagalli, tackle Michael Deiter and guard Beau Benzschawel on the team.
Also named first team were Penn State running back Saquon Barkley, Indiana receiver Simmie Cobbs and Maryland receiver DJ Moore.
Other PSU honorees were tight end Mike Gesicki, who got a first-team nod from the media and second team from coaches. Quarterback Trace McSorley was named second team by both media and coaches, with WR DaeSean Hamilton picking up second team (coaches) and third team (media) honors. Lineman Ryan Bates was a unanimous third-team pick, and WR Juwan Johnson was an honorable mention.
Barkley was also named one of five finalists for the Walter Camp Player of the YEar award along with Stanford's Bryce Love, San Diego State's Rashaad Penny, Louisville's Lamar Jackson and Oklahoma's Baker Mayfield.
Tickets for Penn State's upcoming bowl game will go on sale immediately after it is announced Sunday following an ESPN broadcast for the College Football Playoff selection.
- No. 7 Shippensburg women's volleyball (21-11) plays No. 2 Gannon on Thursday in the first round of the NCAA Division II Atlantic Region Tournament at Wheeling Jesuit University. It is the Raiders' sixth NCAA Tournament appearance and fifth in the last six years. Go to shipraiders.com for more info on live video and stats during the game. Also, on Wednesday, sophomore middle hitter Samantha Webber and freshman setter Emily Hangen picked up American Volleyball Coaches Assocaition All-Atlantic Region honors. Hangen was named honorable mention.
- Shippensburg men's soccer forward Cole Kropnick was named to the United Soccer Coaches NCAA Dvision II Men's All-Atlantic Region Third Team on Tuesday. The junior finished the year with 10 goals and three assists.
- Former Trinity goalie Amanda Knaub was named All-Eastern College Athletic Conference First Team. The Monmouth sophomore, who is also Metro Atlantic Athletic COnference Goalkeeper of the Year, went 15-4-2 with 11 shutouts and a 0.88 goals-against average.