Overrated? I Think Not. The NFL's All-Big Ten Team

Tony MeyerAnalyst IMay 10, 2009

The Big Ten conference has been much maligned over the past few years because of its poor performances in BCS bowls.Β 

The majority of the nation despises watching "Big Ten football" because it is low scoring and very physical. But if you look at some of the talent, you realize that the style of football that is played translates well to the NFL.

So, without further adieu, here is the roster:

QB- Tom Brady/Michigan

RB- Marion Barber/Minnesota

FB- Jameel Cook/Illinois

WR- Braylon Edwards/Michigan

WR- Plaxico Burress/Michigan State

WR- Santonio Holmes/Ohio State

TE- Dallas Clark/Iowa

T- Joe Thomas/Wisconsin

T- Matt Light/Purdue

G- Kris Dielman/Indiana

G- Steve Hutchinson/Michigan

C- LeCharles Bentley/Ohio State

DE- Will Smith/Ohio State

DE- Adewale Ogunleye/Indiana

DT- Jonathan Babineaux/Iowa

DT- Barry Coefield/Northwestern

LB- Shaun Phillips/Purdue

LB- A.J. Hawk/Ohio State

LB- Julian Peterson/Michigan State

CB- Charles Woodson/Michigan

CB- Nate Clements/Ohio State

S- Bob Sanders/Iowa

S- Donte Whitner/Ohio State

K- Robbie Gould/Penn State

P- Jason Baker/Iowa

KR- Ted Ginn Jr./Ohio State


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