Ohio St., Michigan hold 14 of 25 AP All-Big Ten top spots

Ohio State and Michigan dominated the selections for The Associated Press All-Big Ten football team.

The Buckeyes placed eight players on the first team. The Wolverines had five players occupy six spots on the first team. Running back Saquon Barkley of conference champion Penn State was named to the first team on every ballot and was voted the Big Ten's offensive player of the year.

A panel of 26 writers and broadcasters from the 11 Big Ten states also voted Michigan linebacker Jabrill Peppers the defensive player of the year and Ohio State running back Mike Weber the newcomer of the year.

Penn State's James Franklin is coach of the year.

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