2023 All-Big Ten College Football Midseason Team and Individual Honors

    The 2023 Midseason All-Big Ten College Football Honors highlight the best we've seen from the Big Ten through the midway point of the season.

    It’s the midway point of the 2023 season and the All-Big Ten College Football Honors highlight the best of what we’ve seen so far in the Big Ten. The best is yet to come, likely, as the conference schedule heats up in November, but we’ve seen our fair share of amazing performance so far.

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    Midseason Big Ten Football Team Honors for 2023

    • Midseason Player of the Year
      Olumuyiwa Fashanu, OT, Penn State
    • Midseason Offensive Player of the Year
      Blake Corum, RB, Michigan
    • Midseason Defensive Player of the Year
      Mike Sainristil, CB, Michigan
    • Midseason Newcomer of the Year
      Darius Taylor, RB, Minnesota
    • Midseason Coach of the Year
      Luke Fickell, Wisconsin

    Midseason Big Ten Offense

    • Midseason Quarterback of the Year
      J.J. McCarthy, Michigan
    • Midseason Running Back of the Year
      Blake Corum, RB, Michigan
    • Midseason Wide Receiver of the Year
      Marvin Harrison Jr., Ohio State
    • Midseason Tight End of the Year
      Cade Stover, Ohio State
    • Midseason Offensive Lineman of the Year
      Olumuyiwa Fashanu, OT, Penn State
    • Midseason Offensive Line of the Year
      Michigan Wolverines
    • Midseason Offensive Newcomer of the Year
      Darius Taylor, RB, Minnesota

    Midseason First-Team All-Big Ten Offense

    QB: J.J. McCarthy, Michigan
    RB: Blake Corum, Michigan
    RB: Darius Taylor, Minnesota
    WR: Marvin Harrison Jr., Ohio State
    WR: Roman Wilson, Michigan
    WR: Deion Burks, Purdue
    TE: Cade Stover, Ohio State
    FLEX: Isaiah Williams, Illinois
    OT: Olumuyiwa Fashanu, Penn State
    G: Matthew Jones, Ohio State
    C: Drake Nugent, Michigan
    G: Zak Zinter, Michigan
    OT: Josh Fryar, Ohio State

    Midseason Second-Team All-Big Ten Offense

    QB: Drew Allar, Penn State
    RB: Braelon Allen, Wisconsin
    RB: Kyle Monangai, Rutgers
    WR: Jeshaun Jones, Maryland
    WR: KeAndre Lambert-Smith, Penn State
    WR: Kaden Prather, Maryland
    TE: Erick All, Iowa
    FLEX: Emeka Egbuka, Ohio State
    OT: Delmar Glaze, Maryland
    G: Donovan Jackson, Ohio State
    C: Logan Jones, Iowa
    G: Corey Bullock, Maryland
    OT: Aireontae Ersery, Minnesota

    Midseason Third-Team All-Big Ten Offense

    QB: Taulia Tagovailoa, Maryland
    RB: Kaytron Allen, Penn State
    RB: Nicholas Singleton, Penn State
    WR: Tai Felton, Maryland
    WR: Bryce Kirtz, Northwestern
    WR: Daniel Jackson, Minnesota
    TE: Corey Dyches, Maryland
    FLEX: Roman Hemby, Maryland
    OT: Trente Jones, Michigan
    G: Trevor Keegan, Michigan
    C: Hunter Nourzad, Penn State
    G: Nouredin Nouili, Nebraska
    OT: Josh Simmons, Ohio State

    Midseason Honorable Mention All-Big Ten Offense

    QB: Kyle McCord, Ohio State
    QB: Tanner Mordecai, Wisconsin
    RB: TreVeyon Henderson, Ohio State
    RB: Tyrone Tracy, Purdue
    RB: Chez Mellusi, Wisconsin
    RB: Nathan Carter, Michigan State
    WR: Pat Bryant, Illinois
    WR: Abdur-Rahmaan Yaseen, Purdue
    WR: TJ Sheffield, Purdue
    WR: Cornelius Johnson, Michigan
    WR: Cam Johnson, Northwestern
    WR: Christian Dremel, Rutgers
    TE: Tyler Warren, Penn State
    TE: Thomas Fidone II, Nebraska
    FLEX: Devin Mockobee, Purdue
    FLEX: Colston Loveland, Michigan
    OT: Marcus Mbow, Purdue
    OT: Hollin Pierce, Rutgers
    G: Connor Colby, Iowa
    G: Kyle Long, Maryland
    C: Mike Purcell, Maryland
    C: Josh Kreutz, Illinois
    G: Joe Huber, Wisconsin
    G: Trey Wedig, Wisconsin
    OT: Jack Nelson, Wisconsin
    OT: Gennings Dunker, Iowa

    Midseason Big Ten Defense

    • Midseason Defensive Lineman of the Year
      Jer’Zhan Newton, DT, Illinois
    • Midseason Linebacker of the Year
      Mohamed Toure, Rutgers
    • Midseason Cornerback of the Year
      Mike Sainristil, Michigan
    • Midseason Safety of the Year
      Dillon Thieneman, Purdue
    • Midseason Defensive Line of the Year
      Purdue Boilermakers
    • Midseason Secondary of the Year
      Michigan Wolverines
    • Midseason Defensive Newcomer of the Year
      Dillon Thieneman, S, Purdue

    Midseason First-Team All-Big Ten Defense

    EDGE: Kydran Jenkins, Purdue
    EDGE: JT Tuimoloau, Ohio State
    DT: Jer’Zhan Newton, Illinois
    DT: Logan Lee, Iowa
    LB: Mohamed Toure, Rutgers
    LB: Nick Jackson, Iowa
    LB: Jay Higgins, Iowa
    CB: Mike Sainristil, Michigan
    CB: Ricardo Hallman, Wisconsin
    CB: Tarheeb Still, Maryland
    S: Dillon Thieneman, Purdue
    S: Tyler Nubin, Minnesota
    FLEX: Aaron Lewis, Rutgers

    Midseason Second-Team All-Big Ten Defense

    EDGE: Nic Scourton, Purdue
    EDGE: Andre Carter, Indiana
    DT: Ty Robinson, Nebraska
    DT: Mason Graham, Michigan
    LB: Maverick Baronowski, Minnesota
    LB: Steele Chambers, Ohio State
    LB: Xander Mueller, Northwestern
    CB: Cooper DeJean, Iowa
    CB: Sebastian Castro, Iowa
    CB: Will Johnson, Michigan
    S: Phillip Dunnam, Indiana
    S: Jack Henderson, Minnesota
    FLEX: Flip Dixon, Rutgers

    Midseason Third-Team All-Big Ten Defense

    EDGE: Joe Evans, Iowa
    EDGE: Chop Robinson, Penn State
    DT: Michael Hall Jr., Ohio State
    DT: James Thompson Jr., Wisconsin
    LB: Junior Colson, Michigan
    LB: Yanni Karlaftis, Purdue
    LB: Abdul Carter, Penn State
    CB: Xavier Scott, Illinois
    CB: Angelo Grose, Michigan State
    CB: Cam Allen, Purdue
    S: Shaquan Loyal, Rutgers
    S: Keon Sabb, Michigan
    FLEX: Adisa Isaac, Penn State

    Midseason Honorable Mention All-Big Ten Defense

    EDGE: Derrick Moore, Michigan
    EDGE: Jah Joyner, Minnesota
    EDGE: Zion Young, Michigan State
    EDGE: Jaylen Pate, Northwestern
    DT: Simeon Barrow Jr., Michigan State
    DT: Keith Randolph Jr., Illinois
    DT: Nash Hutmacher, Nebraska
    DT: Kyler Baugh, Minnesota
    LB: Jake Chaney, Wisconsin
    LB: Maema Njongmeta, Wisconsin
    LB: Tommy Eichenberg, Ohio State
    LB: Luke Reimer, Nebraska
    LB: OC Brothers, Purdue
    LB: Curtis Jacobs, Penn State
    CB: Johnny Dixon, Penn State
    CB: Marquis Wilson, Purdue
    CB: Tahveon Nicholson, Illinois
    CB: Denzel Burke, Ohio State
    CB: Max Melton, Rutgers
    CB: Quinton Newsome, Nebraska
    S: Hunter Wohler, Wisconsin
    S: Louis Moore, Indiana
    S: Josh Proctor, Ohio State
    S: Sanoussi Kane, Purdue
    FLEX: Garnett Hollis Jr., Northwestern
    FLEX: Javin Wright, Nebraska

    Midseason Big Ten Special Teams

    • Midseason Kicker of the Year
      Jayden Fielding, Ohio State
    • Midseason Punter of the Year
      Tory Taylor, Iowa
    • Midseason Specialist of the Year
      Cooper DeJean, Iowa

    Midseason First-Team All-Big Ten Specialists

    Kicker: Nathanial Vakos, Wisconsin
    Kickoff Specialist: Jayden Fielding, Ohio State
    Punter: Tory Taylor, Iowa
    Kick Returner: Tyrone Tracy, Purdue
    Punt Returner: Cooper DeJean, Iowa
    Special Teamer: Dominic DeLuca, Penn State

    Midseason Second-Team All-Big Ten Specialists

    Kicker: Jayden Fielding, Ohio State
    Kickoff Specialist: Gabriel Nwosu, Penn State
    Punter: Flynn Appleby, Rutgers
    Kick Returner: Braeden Wisloski, Maryland
    Punt Returner: Tyrell Henry, Michigan State
    Special Teamer: Botros Alisandro, Purdue

    Midseason Third-Team All-Big Ten Specialists

    Kicker: Jack Olsen, Northwestern
    Kickoff Specialist: Tommy Doman, Michigan
    Punter: Tommy Doman, Michigan
    Kick Returner: Jaylin Lucas, Indiana
    Punt Returner: TJ Sheffield, Purdue
    Special Teamer: Phalen Sanford, Nebraska

    Midseason Honorable Mention All-Big Ten Specialists

    Kicker: Dragan Kesich, Minnesota
    Kickoff Specialist: Jack Van Dyke, Wisconsin
    Punter: Colton Spangler, Maryland
    Kick Returner: Chimere Dike, Wisconsin
    Punt Returner: Kaden Saunders, Penn State
    Special Teamer: James Kreutz, Illinois

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