More All-Big Ten honors for Allen Robinson, seven other Nittany Lions

Allen Robinson highlights eight Nittany Lions who were named All-Big Ten and Freshman All-Big Ten as selected by ESPN.com and BTN.com.

Robinson, the junior All-American, was named to both the ESPN.com and BTN.com All-Big Ten teams. The two-time Big Ten Receiver of the Year was named a Sporting News first-team All-American last week after breaking the Penn State season records with 97 catches for 1,432 yards.

Allen Robinson led of slew of Lions honored by ESPN.com and BTN.com.

Allen Robinson led of slew of Lions honored by ESPN.com and BTN.com.

Senior guard John Urschel was selected to the BTN.com first-team and senior defensive tackle DaQuan Jones was a BTN.com second-team selection. Both were ESPN.com second-team selections.

Quarterback Christian Hackenberg was selected BTN.com’s Big Ten Freshman of the Year and the offensive captain of ESPN.com’s All-Freshman team. Hackenberg, who broke 11 Penn State freshman passing and total offense records, previously had been selected the Big Ten Thompson-Randel El Freshman of the Year.

Defensive tackle Austin Johnson and linebacker Nyeem Wartman joined Hackenberg on the BTN.com and ESPN.com Freshman All-Big Ten teams. Linebacker Brandon Bell and running back Akeel Lynch also were named to the BTN.com All-Freshman team, giving Penn State a conference-high five honorees on the squad.

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2 Responses to More All-Big Ten honors for Allen Robinson, seven other Nittany Lions

  1. Justin Brosious says:

    But Allen Robinson wasn’t on the ESPN All-America team that was bs

    • Frank Bodani says:

      The tough part is that those who are voting for these teams and awards almost surely have not watched each player from an in-depth perspective all season. Allen Robinson’s skill, value and impact went far beyond his extraordinary numbers.

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