Barkley, others receive All-Big Ten honors

Ohio State Buckeyes running back J.K. Dobbins. Mandatory Credit Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports

Allen was named to the first team by coaches and second team by the media.

The coaches' All-Big Ten offense will be announced Wednesday and individual awards on Thursday. Lee and Ali Frantti both also earned Player of the Week honors for the Penn State University Nittany Lions.

Albrecht was named to the All-Big Ten team after a breakout senior season that saw her named the AVCA Player of the Week, espnW national volleyball player of the week and Big Ten Player of the Week on September 6 after a career-high 19 kills during the Huskers' sweep of Penn State.

How does a Nebraska, or any Big Ten team that is above.500, rank so much lower than a mid-grade SEC team?

With the wins, Penn State improved to 29-1, including a 19-1 record in Big Ten play to earn a share of conference title.

Sophomore linebacker Thomas Barber earned third-team honors from conference media members, while sophomore defensive end Carter Coughlin, senior defensive tackle Steven Richardson, junior kicker Emmit Carpenter and senior punter Ryan Santoso received honorable mention.

Linebacker T.J. Edwards and defensive backs Nick Nelson and D'Cota Dixon represent Wisconsin on the first-team defense.

Allen this season made 65 tackles, forced two fumbles and intercepted his first career pass. He's sixth in school history with 314 tackles.The media picked Allen to their second team after he made the coaches third team past year. Additionally, on the Big Ten honorable mention squad are Troy Apke (media), Christian Campbell (coaches & media), Curtis Cothran (coaches), Parker Cothren(media) and Grant Haley (coaches & media).

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