1998 All-Big Ten Football Team

As selected by Conference coaches
(players in ALL CAPS have 1999 eligibility)

 

First Team OFFENSE Second Team
Joe Germaine, OSU Quarterback DREW BREES, PUR
RON DAYNE, WIS* Running Back SEDRICK IRVIN, MSU
MICHAEL WILEY, OSU Running Back THOMAS HAMNER, MINN
Jason Strayhorn, MSU Center CASEY RABACH, WIS
STEVE HUTCHINSON, MICH Guard BEN GILBERT, OSU
ROB MURPHY, OSU Guard CHUKKY OKOBI, PUR
Jon Jansen, MICH Tackle Aaron Gibson, WIS
Floyd Wedderburn, PSU Tackle CHRIS McINTOSH, WIS
Jerame Tuman, MICH Tight End John Lumpkin, OSU
DAVID BOSTON, OSU Receiver Tai Streets, MICH
D'Wayne Bates, NU Receiver DEE MILLER, OSU
Matt Davenport, WIS Kicker Paul Edinger, MSU

 

First Team DEFENSE Second Team
Tom Burke, WIS Line COURTNEY BROWN, PSU
Rosevelt Colvin, PUR Line ADEWALE OGUNLEYE, IND
Jared DeVries, IOWA Line JAMES HALL, MICH
Brad Scioli, PSU Line ROBERT NEWKIRK, MSU
LaVAR ARRINGTON, PSU ILB/OLB Barry Gardner, NU
NA'IL DIGGS, OSU ILB/OLB ANDY KATZENMOYER, OSU
BRANDON SHORT, PSU ILB/OLB Sam Sword, MICH
Antoine Winfield, OSU* Back JAMAR FLETCHER, WIS
TYRONE CARTER, MINN Back TOMMY HENDRICKS, MICH
DAVID MACKLIN, PSU Back Andre Weathers, MICH
Damon Moore, OSU Back Sorie Kanu, MSU
KEVIN STEMKE, WIS Punter Brent Bartholomew, OSU


*-indicates unanimous selection

HONORABLE MENTION: ROCKY HARVEY, ASIM PLEAS, Ryan Shau, Illinois; PITA ELISARA, Chris Gall, Jabar Robinson, IND, Indiana; Derek Rose, Eric Thigpen, Iowa; JEFF BACKUS, TOM BRADY, Jay Feely, IAN GOLD, ROB RENES, AARON SHEA, Michigan; PLAXICO BURRESS, Michigan State; Adam Bailey, BEN HAMILTON, Antoine Richard, LUKE LEVERSON, Minnesota; Jeff Dyra, Brian Gowins, Thor Schmidt, JAY TANT, Northwestern; AHMED PLUMMER , TYSON WALTER, Ohio State; Cuncho Brown, ERIC COLE, ANTHONY KING, Shawn Lee, KAREEM McKENZIE, MAC MORRISON, Pat Pidgeon, Penn State; Billy Gustin, Isaac Jones, RANDALL LANE, MATT LIGHT, Chike Okeafor, TIM STRATTON, Purdue; JASON DOERING, CHRIS GHIDORZI, JOHN FAVRET, DONNEL THOMPSON, Wisconsin

OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Joe Germaine, Ohio State
OFFENSIVE LINEMAN OF THE YEAR: Jon Jansen, Michigan
DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR: LaVar Arrington, Penn State
DEFENSIVE LINEMAN OF THE YEAR: Tom Burke, Wisconsin
FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR: Antwaan Randle El, Indiana

1998 All-Big Ten Football Team

As selected by the Media
(players in ALL CAPS have 1999 eligibility)

First Team OFFENSE Second Team
Joe Germaine, OSU Quarterback DREW BREES, PUR
RON DAYNE, WIS* Running Back SEDRICK IRVIN, MSU
MICHAEL WILEY, OSU Running Back THOMAS HAMNER, MINN
Jason Strayhorn, MSU Center CASEY RABACH, WIS
STEVE HUTCHINSON, MICH Guard BEN GILBERT, OSU
ROB MURPHY, OSU Guard KAREEM McKENZIE, PSU
Aaron Gibson, WIS Tackle JEFF BACKUS, MICH
Jon Jansen, MICH Tackle Floyd Wedderburn, PSU
Jerame Tuman, MICH Tight End John Lumpkin, OSU
DAVID BOSTON, OSU* Receiver Tai Streets, MICH
D'Wayne Bates, NU Receiver PLAXICO BURRESS, MSU (tie)
Dee Miller, OSU (tie)
Matt Davenport, WIS Kicker Paul Edinger, MSU

 

First Team DEFENSE Second Team
COURTNEY BROWN, PSU Line JAMES HALL, MICH
Tom Burke, WIS Line ADEWALE OGUNLEYE, IND
Rosevelt Colvin, PUR Line ROB RENES, MICH
Jared DeVries, IOWA Line Brad Scioli, PSU
LaVAR ARRINGTON, PSU ILB/OLB NA'IL DIGGS, OSU
Barry Gardner, NU ILB/OLB IAN GOLD, MICH
ANDY KATZENMOYER, OSU ILB/OLB Sam Sword, MICH
TYRONE CARTER, MINN Back TOMMY HENDRICKS, MICH
JAMAR FLETCHER, WIS Back DAVID MACKLIN, PSU
Damon Moore, OSU Back AHMED PLUMMER, OSU
Antoine Winfield, OSU* Back Eric Thigpen, IOWA
KEVIN STEMKE, WIS* Punter CRAIG JARRETT, MSU

 

* indicates unanimous selection

HONORABLE MENTION: DANNY CLARK, Illinois; PITA ELISARA, Jabar Robinson, Indiana; LADELL BETTS, Matt Hughes, Derek Rose, Iowa; Juaquin Feazell, Jay Feely, AARON SHEA, Andre Weathers, Michigan; Sorie Kanu, Lemar Marshall, ARIC MORRIS, ROBERT NEWKIRK, JULIAN PETERSON, Michigan State; Keith Dimmy, BEN HAMILTON, Antoine Richard, Parc Williams, Minnesota; Brian Gowins, Northwestern; Brent Bartholomew, TYSON WALTER, Ohio State; ERIC COLE, PAT PIDGEON, BRANDON SHORT, Penn State; Isaac Jones, RANDALL LANE, MATT LIGHT, Chike Okeafor, CHUKKY OKOBI, TIM STRATTON, Purdue; JASON DOERING, JOHN FAVRET, CHRIS GHIDORZI, CHRIS McINTOSH, Wisconsin.

OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Drew Brees, Purdue
DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Tom Burke, Wisconsin
FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR: Antwaan Randle El, Indiana
COACH OF THE YEAR: Barry Alvarez, Wisconsin

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