Unlike some of the other conferences, the Big Ten does not vote on a preseason all-conference team.
I am not sure if we want to know the answer.
After all, the Big Ten is the same conference that fails to play a single football game after Thanksgiving.
But, in order to honor the best the Big Ten has to offer, here is the 2009 preseason All-Big Ten team.
First Team Offense
QB - Daryll Clark, Penn State
RB - Evan Royster, Penn State
RB - John Clay, Wisconsin
WR - Arrelious Benn, Illinois
WR - Mark Dell, Michigan State
TE - Garrett Graham, Wisconsin
OT - Bryan Bulaga, Iowa
OG - Justin Boren, Ohio State
OC - Stefen Wisniewski, Penn State
OG - Pete Saxon, Indiana
OT - Gabe Carimi, Wisconsin
First Team Defense
DE - Corey Wootton, Northwestern
DT - Jared Odrick, Penn State
DT - Mike Neal, Purdue
DE - Brandon Graham, Michigan
LB - Navorro Bowman, Penn State
LB - Sean Lee, Penn State
LB - Greg Jones, Michigan State
CB - Traye Simmons, Minnesota
CB - Amari Spievey, Iowa
S - Kurt Coleman, Ohio State
S - Drew Astorino, Penn State
First Team Special Teams
K - Brett Swenson, Michigan State
P - Zoltan Mesko, Michigan
KR - Troy Stoudermire, Minnesota
PR - Brendan Smith, Northwestern