The All Big Ten team was announced with Nebraska’s Lavonte David and Alfonzo Dennard picked on the first-team defense, Rex Burkhead on the first-team offense, and Brett Maher was named the league’s best punter and kicker. NU center Mike Caputo (media) and guard Spencer Long (coaches) earned second-team honors. Honorable mentions went to Cameron Meredith, Will Compton, Austin Cassidy, Daimion Stafford, Ben Cotton and Marcel Jones.
Lavonte David was also named the Co-Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week. David had a team-high eight tackles, including an 11-yard sack in the fourth quarter and he caused and recovered a fumble in the third quarter in the win over Iowa.