ROSEMONT, Illinois (AP) – Michigan State and Ohio State each placed two players in the preseason Big-T team announced on Thursday.
Junior return J.K. Dobbins and defensive end Chase Young were the Buckeyes and linebacker Joe Bachie and defensive end Kenny Willekes, two seniors, were named after the Spartans. Defensive end finalist Penn State Gross-Matos was the fifth player in the East Division team.
The Western list included Northwestern junior linebacker Paddy Fisher, Wisconsin junior wrapping Jonathan Taylor, Iowa junior defensive end A.J. Epenesa, Nebraska second quarter quarterback Adrian Martinez and Purdue second-year broad receiver / return specialist Rondale Moore.
A media panel selected the list of 10 members, including six defending players.