Hawkeyes Dominates Both All Big Ten Conference Teams

P MurphyContributor INovember 28, 2009

COLUMBUS, OH - NOVEMBER 14:  Quarterback James Vandenberg #16 of the Iowa Hawkeyes takes the snap from center against the Ohio State Buckeyes at Ohio Stadium on November 14, 2009 in Columbus, Ohio.  (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)
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The Hawkeyes are now starting to see the rewards for finishing the season 10-2. This is just the fourth time the Hawkeyes had finished with ten or more victories under coach Ferentz.

Iowa had a league high ten players selected by the media and by the coaches for their teams. Penn State had the second high number of players selected followed by Ohio State.

Iowa also received two other rewards as well.

Coach Ferentz was named the Coach of the Year for the third time by the media. He won this honor in 2002 and 2004 seasons.

Junior offensive tackle Bryan Bulaga received the Offensive Lineman of the Year award by the conference’s coaches.

Hawkeyes earning coaches first team honors were offensive guard Dace Richardson, offensive tackle Bryan Bulaga, tight end Tony Moeaki, defensive end Adrian Clayborn, linebacker Pat Angerer as well as defensive backs Tyler Sash and Amari Spievey.

Hawkeyes earning coaches second team honors were wide receiver Derrell Johnson-Koulianos, offensive center Rafael Eubanks, and linebacker A. J. Edds.

Hawkeyes earning media first team honors were Bryan Bulaga, Adrian Clayborn, Pat Angerer, and Tyler Sash.
Hawkeyes earning media second team honors were Rafael Eubanks, Dace Richardson, Tony Moeaki, Amari Spievey, offensive tackle Kyle Calloway, defensive back Brett Greenwood.

Congratulations to all of the Hawkeyes who were named to the teams as well as Coach Ferentz for his third coach of the year award.

Next season looks very promising for the Hawkeyes with a possible run for the Big Ten Title and another chance to win ten or more games again. This should make any Hawkeye fan proud and energized for next season.