PARK RIDGE, Ill. - The 2010 Big Ten Football Awards were announced Monday evening (Nov. 29) during a live show on the Big Ten Network, with University of Michigan sophomore quarterback Denard Robinson (Deerfield Beach, Fla./Deerfield Beach HS) winning the conference's offensive player of the year award from both the coaches and media. Robinson was also named to the All-Big Ten first team by the media and earned honorable mention recognition from the coaches.
Robinson directed the league's top-rated offense that racked up 500.9 yards per
contest. The Wolverines led the Big Ten in rushing (251.1 avg.) and were second
in passing (249.8 avg.). Robinson set the NCAA record for rushing yards by a
quarterback with 1,643 yards on 245 carries this season. He led the Wolverines
with 14 rushing touchdowns. He completed 155-of-250 passes for 2,316 yards and
16 touchdowns. Robinson became the first quarterback in NCAA history to rush and
pass for 1,500 yards in a season with his performance in 2010.
Joining Robinson on the coaches' first team was senior/junior center David Molk
(Lemont, Ill./Lemont Township HS); he also earned All-Big Ten second-team honors
from the media. He started all 12 games in 2010 after missing the majority of
the 2009 due to multiple injuries. Molk was a Rimington Trophy candidate the
past two seasons.
Junior nose tackle Mike Martin (Redford, Mich./Catholic Central HS), fifth-year
senior linebacker Jonas Mouton (Los Angeles, Calif./Venice HS) and
junior/sophomore Roy Roundtree (Trotwood, Ohio/Trotwood-Madison HS) earned
all-conference second team honors. Martin received his selection by the coaches
with Mouton and Roundtree collecting their honors from the media. Martin also
collected honorable mention accolades from the media.
Martin collected 36 tackles, six tackles for loss and 2.5 sacks during an
injury-riddled season. Roundtree is the league's third-leading receiver with
career highs in every major receiving category, collecting 63 receptions for 882
yards and six touchdowns. Mouton led the Big Ten in tackles with an average of
10.1 stops per contest; posting a career-high 111 tackles this season.
Fifth-year senior left guard Stephen Schilling (Bellevue, Wash./Bellevue HS)
earned honorable mention All-Big Ten from both the coaches and media.
Junior/sophomore safety Jordan Kovacs (Curtice, Ohio/Clay HS) earned honorable
mention from the media.
Fifth-year senior linebacker Mark Moundros (Farmington Hills, Mich./North
Farmington HS) was named the Big Ten Sportsmanship Award recipient for the
Denard Named Big Ten Offensive POY
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