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Michigan fifth-year senior defensive tackle Maurice Hurst is a unanimous first-team All-Big Ten selection by coaches and media, who vote on the awards.

The conference announced All-Big Ten teams for defense and special teams on Tuesday.

Ten of Michigan’s 11 defensive starters earned All-Big Ten recognition, including Hurst, and sophomores Rashan Gary and Devin Bush, who were All-Big Ten first team by the coaches.

Michigan State defensive back David Dowell was the Spartans’ lone first-team representative, selected by the media. Dowell, a sophomore, is second in the Big Ten with five interceptions.

Michigan also had three special teams representatives, as freshman Donovan Peoples-Jones and redshirt freshman Quinn Nordin were honorable mentions (media), and freshman kicker Brad Robbins was honorable mention by the coaches. Senior fullback Henry Poggi was Michigan’s Big Ten Sportsmanship Award honoree.

The league will announce the All-Big Ten offense on Wednesday and individual winners will be revealed Thursday.

Gary, a defensive end, was first-team coaches and second-team media and end Chase Winovich was first-team media and second-team coaches. Hurst, Gary and Winovich were three of Michigan's seven defensive players with 50 or more tackles.

Hurst, who on Monday accepted a Senior Bowl invitation, had 13.5 tackles for loss, sixth in the Big Ten, and that includes five sacks. Winovich leads the Big Ten with 17 tackles for loss and is tied for 11th in single-season output at Michigan. Gary had career-bests 11 tackles for loss and five sacks. The three combined to force minus-164 yards.

UM had three linebackers earn honors: sophomores Devin Bush (first team, coaches; second team, media) and Khaleke Hudson (third team, coaches) and fifth-year senior co-captain Mike McCray (honorable mention, both).

Bush, Michigan’s leading tackler and a Butkus Award finalist, is tied for seventh in the conference with 94 tackles, including 35 solo. He has 9.5 tackles for loss, including 5.0 sacks, and he had nine pass breakups including an interception.

Hudson ranks second in the Big Ten with 16.5 tackles for loss. Against Minnesota, he had 15-tackles, eight tackles for loss, matching an NCAA record. McCray, who also will play in the Senior Bowl, had 75 tackles this season and has earned All-Big Ten recognition for the second straight season.

Sophomore cornerbacks Lavert Hill (second team, coaches; honorable mention, media) and David Long (honorable mention, media) and junior safety Tyree Kinnel (honorable mention, both) and sophomore safety Josh Metellus (honorable mention, both) were part of the nation’s top-ranked pass defense. The Wolverines allowed an average 142.7 passing yards per game.

Defensive end Kenny Willekes (coaches and media), linebacker Joe Bachie (coaches and media) and Josiah Scott (media) earned third-team honors for Michigan State.

Dowell, Justin Layne, Scott, and Khari Willis were honorable-mention selections by the coaches for Michigan State, while Chris Frey, Layne, Mike Panasiuk, Raequan Williams, Willis, kicker Matt Coghlin and punter Jake Hartbarger were honorable-mention selections by the media.

ALL-BIG TEN DEFENSE – COACHES

FIRST TEAM

DL Rashan Gary, Michigan

DL Maurice Hurst, Michigan

DL Nick Bosa, Ohio State

DL Tyquan Lewis, Ohio State

LB Josey Jewell, Iowa

LB Devin Bush, Michigan

LB T.J. Edwards, Wisconsin

DB Josh Jackson, Iowa

DB Marcus Allen, Penn State

DB D'Cota Dixon, Wisconsin

DB Nick Nelson, Wisconsin

SECOND TEAM

DL Chase Winovich, Michigan

DL Sam Hubbard, Ohio State

DL Alec James, Wisconsin

DL Conor Sheehy, Wisconsin

LB Tegray Scales, Indiana

LB Jason Cabinda, Penn State

LB Garret Dooley, Wisconsin

DB Lavert Hill, Michigan

DB Godwin Igwebuike, Northwestern

DB Denzel Ward, Ohio State

DB Amani Oruwariye, Penn State

THIRD TEAM

DL Kenny Willekes, Michigan State

DL Joe Gaziano, Northwestern

DL Dre'mont Jones, Ohio State

DL Gelen Robinson, Purdue

LB Khaleke Hudson, Michigan

LB Joe Bachie, Michigan State

LB Paddy Fisher, Northwestern

DB Rashard Fant, Indiana

DB Kyle Queiro, Northwestern

DB Jordan Fuller, Ohio State

DB Derrick Tindal, Wisconsin

HONORABLE MENTION

ILLINOIS: James Crawford, Jaylen Dunlap, Stanley Green; INDIANA: Chris Covington, Jonathan Crawford; IOWA: Nathan Bazata, Anthony Nelson, Ben Niemann; MARYLAND: JC Jackson, Darnell Savage Jr.; MICHIGAN: Tyree Kinnel, Mike McCray, Josh Metellus; MICHIGAN STATE: David Dowell, Justin Layne, Josiah Scott, Khari Willis; MINNESOTA: Thomas Barber, Carter Coughlin, Steven Richardson; NORTHWESTERN: Nate Hall, Tyler Lancaster, Samdup Miller; OHIO STATE: Jerome Baker, Jalyn Holmes, Damon Webb, Chris Worley; PENN STATE: Christian Campbell, Curtis Cothran, Grant Haley, Shareef Miller; PURDUE: Ja'Whaun Bentley, Danny Ezechukwu, Lorenzo Neal, Jacob Thieneman; RUTGERS: Kiy Hester, Sebastian Joseph; WISCONSIN: Ryan Connelly, Joe Ferguson, Leon Jacobs, Natrell Jamerson, Olive Sagapolu.

ALL-BIG TEN DEFENSE – MEDIA

FIRST TEAM

DL Maurice Hurst, Michigan

DL Chase Winovich, Michigan

DL Nick Bosa, Ohio State

DL Tyquan Lewis, Ohio State

LB Tegray Scales, Indiana

LB Josey Jewell, Iowa

LB T.J. Edwards, Wisconsin

DB Josh Jackson, Iowa

DB David Dowell, Michigan State

DB Denzel Ward, Ohio State

DB Nick Nelson, Wisconsin

SECOND TEAM

DL Rashan Gary, Michigan

DL Joe Gaziano, Northwestern

DL Sam Hubbard, Ohio State

DL Alec James, Wisconsin

LB Devin Bush, Michigan

LB Khaleke Hudson, Michigan

LB Paddy Fisher, Northwestern

DB Rashard Fant, Indiana

DB Godwin Igwebuike, Northwestern

DB Marcus Allen, Penn State

DB Amani Oruwariye, Penn State

THIRD TEAM

DL Anthony Nelson, Iowa

DL Kenny Willekes, Michigan State

DL Shareef Miller, Penn State

DL Conor Sheehy, Wisconsin

LB Joe Bachie, Michigan State

LB Thomas Barber, Minnesota

LB Garret Dooley, Wisconsin

DB Josiah Scott, Michigan State

DB Kyle Queiro, Northwestern

DB Damon Webb, Ohio State

DB D'Cota Dixon, Wisconsin

HONORABLE MENTION

ILLINOIS: Stanley Green; INDIANA: Chris Covington, Jonathan Crawford, Chase Dutra, Robert McCray III; IOWA: Nathan Bazata, Ben Niemann; MARYLAND: Antoine Brooks Jr., Jermaine Carter Jr., JC Jackson, Darnell Savage Jr.; MICHIGAN: Lavert Hill, Tyree Kinnel, David Long, Mike McCray, Josh Metellus; MICHIGAN STATE: Chris Frey, Justin Layne, Mike Panasiuk, Raequan Williams, Khari Willis; MINNESOTA: Carter Coughlin, Steven Richardson; NORTHWESTERN: Nate Hall, Tyler Lancaster, Samdup Miller; OHIO STATE: Damon Arnette, Jerome Baker, Jordan Fuller, Jalyn Holmes, Dre'mont Jones, Chris Worley; PENN STATE: Troy Apke, Jason Cabinda, Christian Campbell, Parker Cothren, Grant Haley; PURDUE: Markus Bailey, Ja'Whaun Bentley, Danny Ezechukwu, Da'Wan Hunte, Lorenzo Neal, Josh Okonye, Gelen Robinson; RUTGERS: Damon Hayes, Kiy Hester, Trevor Morris; WISCONSIN: Ryan Connelly, Joe Ferguson, Leon Jacobs, Natrell Jamerson, Olive Sagapolu, Derrick Tindal.

ALL-BIG TEN SPECIAL TEAMS – COACHES

FIRST TEAM

K Griffin Oakes, Indiana

P Ryan Anderson, Rutgers

RS Saquon Barkley, Penn State

SECOND TEAM

K Rafael Gaglianone, Wisconsin

P Blake Gillikin, Penn State

RS DeAndre Thompkins, Penn State

THIRD TEAM

K Sean Nuernberger, Ohio State

P Drue Chrisman, Ohio State

RS Parris Campbell, Ohio State

HONORABLE MENTION

INDIANA: J'Shun Harris, Haydon Whitehead; MICHIGAN: Quinn Nordin, Brad Robbins; MINNESOTA: Emmit Carpenter, Ryan Santoso; NEBRASKA: Drew Brown, JD Spielman; NORTHWESTERN: Charlie Kuhbander.

ALL-BIG TEN SPECIAL TEAMS – MEDIA

FIRST TEAM

K Griffin Oakes, Indiana

P Ryan Anderson, Rutgers

RS Saquon Barkley, Penn State

SECOND TEAM

K Rafael Gaglianone, Wisconsin

P Blake Gillikin, Penn State

RS Parris Campbell, Ohio State

THIRD TEAM

K Sean Nuernberger, Ohio State

P Drue Chrisman, Ohio State

RS DeAndre Thompkins, Penn State

HONORABLE MENTION

ILLINOIS: Blake Hayes; INDIANA: J'Shun Harris, Haydon Whitehead; MICHIGAN: Quinn Nordin, Donovan Peoples-Jones; MICHIGAN STATE: Matt Coghlin, Jake Hartbarger; MINNESOTA: Emmit Carpenter, Ryan Santoso; NEBRASKA: Drew Brown, De'Mornay Pierson-El, JD Spielman; NORTHWESTERN: Charlie Kuhbander; PURDUE: Joe Schopper.

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