Perry Named Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year

Michgian running back Chris Perry was named Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year Wednesday as the Big Ten released its All-Conference list. Perry leads five Wolverines who made the first team.

Michigan senior running back Chris Perry earned Big Ten Player of the Year honors by leading the Conference in rushing with a 132.4 yard-per-game avergage, which is also 4th nationally. He also ranked second in the Conference with a 9.5 point-per-game average and 19 touchdowns. Perry ran for a career high 1,589 yards this season and was a unanimous selection by the media for the honor.

Joining Perry on the first team offense is QB John Navarre, WR Braylon Edwards, OG David Bass, and OT Tony Pape. Sophomore WR Jason Avant garnered second team honors from the coaches. C Dave Pearson received second-team honors from the Conference Media.

Michigan didn't receive any first team defensive awards this season but did grab six total second-team honors.

For the complete list of honorees go to the Big Ten Website

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