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2022 PFF College Preseason All-Big Ten Team

Pasadena, CA, USA; Ohio State Buckeyes quarterback C.J. Stroud (7) makes a pass against the Utah Utes in the third quarter during the 2022 Rose Bowl college football game at the Rose Bowl. Mandatory Credit: Orlando Ramirez-USA TODAY Sports

Ohio State and Michigan lead the way with six players apiece on the All-Big Ten first team.

• The All-Big Ten quarterbacks are Ohio State's C.J. Stroud (first team), Maryland's Taulia Tagovailoa (second team), Purdue's Aidan O'Connell (third team) and Michigan's Cade McNamara (HM).

• Check out PFF's 2023 NFL Draft Big Board to see which Big Ten stars are among the top preseason draft prospects.


Ahead of the 2022 college football season, PFF presents its preseason All-Big Ten Team.

Below are the first, second and third teams in addition to an honorable mention team. For in-depth analysis of these college football talents — and their respective programs — take a look at the 2022 PFF College Football Preview Guide.

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FIRST TEAM

QB: C.J. Stroud, Ohio State

RB: Blake Corum, Michigan

RB: TreVeyon Henderson, Ohio State

WR: Jaxon Smith-Njigba, Ohio State

WR: Parker Washington, Penn State

WR: Dontay Demus Jr., Maryland

TE: Erick All, Michigan

OT: Peter Skoronski, Northwestern

OT: Dawand Jones, Ohio State

G: Matthew Jones, Ohio State

G: J.D. Duplain, Michigan State

C: John Michael Schmitz, Minnesota

 

DI: Jacob Slade, Michigan State

DI: Mazi Smith, Michigan

Edge: Nick Herbig, Wisconsin

Edge: Zach Harrison, Ohio State

LB: Jack Campbell, Iowa

LB: Jestin Jacobs, Iowa

CB: DJ Turner, Michigan

CB: Riley Moss, Iowa

S: Ji'Ayir Brown, Penn State

S: Avery Young, Rutgers

Flex D: Tiawan Mullen, Indiana

 

K: Jake Moody, Michigan

P: Brad Robbins, Michigan

PR/KR: Jayden Reed, Michigan State


SECOND TEAM

QB: Taulia Tagovailoa, Maryland

RB: Braelon Allen, Wisconsin

RB: Donovan Edwards, Michigan

WR: Rakim Jarrett, Maryland

WR: Mitchell Tinsley, Penn State

WR: Ronnie Bell, Michigan

TE: Sam LaPorta, Iowa

OT: Paris Johnson Jr., Ohio State

OT: Ryan Hayes, Michigan

G: Spencer Anderson, Maryland

G: Spencer Holstege, Purdue

C: Olu Oluwatimi, Michigan

     

DI: Keeanu Benton, Wisconsin

DI: Tyleik Williams, Ohio State

Edge: Durell Nchami, Maryland

Edge: Adetomiwa Adebawore, Northwestern

LB: Curtis Jacobs, Penn State

LB: Seth Benson, Iowa

CB: Joey Porter Jr., Penn State

CB: Jay Shaw, Wisconsin

S: Xavier Henderson, Michigan State

S: Jordan Howden, Minnesota

Flex D: Cameron Mitchell, Northwestern

 

K: Noah Ruggles, Ohio State

P: Andy Vujnovich, Wisconsin

PR/KR: Charlie Jones, Purdue


THIRD TEAM

QB: Aidan O'Connell, Purdue

RB: Chase Brown, Illinois

RB: Mohamed Ibrahim, Minnesota

WR: Jayden Reed, Michigan State

WR: Marvin Harrison Jr., Ohio State

WR: Chris Autman-Bell, Minnesota

TE: Payne Durham, Purdue

OT: Jaelyn Duncan, Maryland

OT: Alex Palczewski, Illinois

G: Axel Ruschmeyer, Minnesota

G: Zak Zinter, Michigan

C: Luke Wypler, Ohio State

 

DI: PJ Mustipher, Penn State

DI: Branson Deen, Purdue

Edge: Garrett Nelson, Nebraska

Edge: Ochaun Mathis, Nebraska

LB: Steele Chambers, Ohio State

LB: Luke Reimer, Nebraska

CB: Denzel Burke, Ohio State

CB: Justin Walley, Minnesota

S: Ronnie Hickman, Ohio State

S: Kaevon Merriweather, Iowa

Flex D: Tanner McCalister, Ohio State

  

K: Chad Ryland, Maryland

P: Brian Buschini, Nebraska

PR/KR: Aron Cruickshank, Rutgers


HONORABLE MENTION

QB: Cade McNamara, Michigan

RB: Miyan Williams, Ohio State

RB: Evan Hull, Northwestern

WR: D.J. Matthews Jr., Indiana

WR: Malik Washington, Northwestern

WR: Jeshaun Jones, Maryland

TE: Brevyn Spann-Ford, Minnesota

OT: Luke Haggard, Indiana

OT: Jack Nelson, Wisconsin

G: Mason Lunsford, Maryland

G: Connor Colby, Iowa

C: Joe Tippmann, Wisconsin

         

DI: Simeon Barrow, Michigan State

DI: Lukas Van Ness, Iowa

Edge: Joe Evans, Iowa

Edge: Mohamed Toure, Rutgers*

LB: Cal Haladay, Michigan State

LB: Tommy Eichenberg, Ohio State

CB: Jaylin Williams, Indiana

CB: Kessawn Abraham, Rutgers

S: John Torchio, Wisconsin

S: Devon Matthews, Indiana

Flex D: Coco Azema, Northwestern

 

K: Charles Campbell, Indiana

P: Adam Korsak, Rutgers

PR/KR: Emeka Egbuka, Ohio State

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