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Big Ten CommunicationsPublished: 11/29/2023, Last updated: 3/15/2024
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Big Ten Conference Announces Football All-Conference Teams for Offense and Select Individual Honors

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2023 Big Ten Football All-Conference Teams & Individual Award Recipients

ROSEMONT, Ill.  — The Big Ten Conference announced the 2023 All-Big Ten football honorees on offense on Wednesday live on the Big Ten Network’s “B1G Today” program, following the defensive and special teams honors that were unveiled Tuesday.

The Big Ten Conference postseason awards are voted on by conference coaches and a select media panel and honors teams, coaches and students with individual awards that each bear the names of one or two former standouts. The Dungy-Thompson Humanitarian and Ford-Kinnick Leadership awards were announced on Nov. 21.

The All-Big Ten teams and individual awards were announced based on the following schedule:

Tuesday, November 28:

  • All-Big Ten Defensive and Special Teams Selections

  • Nagurski-Woodson Defensive Player of the Year

  • Smith-Brown Defensive Lineman of the Year

  • Butkus-Fitzgerald Linebacker of the Year

  • Tatum-Woodson Defensive Back of the Year

  • Bakken-Andersen Kicker of the Year

  • Eddleman-Fields Punter of the Year

  • Rodgers-Dwight Return Specialist of the Year

  • Hayes-Schembechler Coach of the Year and Dave McClain Coach of the Year

Wednesday, November 29:

  • All-Big Ten Offensive Selections

  • Graham-George Offensive Player of the Year

  • Rimington-Pace Offensive Lineman of the Year

  • Griese-Brees Quarterback of the Year

  • Ameche-Dayne Running Back of the Year

  • Richter-Howard Receiver of the Year

  • Kwalick-Clark Tight End of the Year

  • Thompson-Randle El Freshman of the Year

A complete list of the 2023 All-Big Ten teams can be found in the PDF file linked at the top of this page.

Big Ten Conference ( is an association of world-class universities whose member institutions share a common mission of research, graduate, professional and undergraduate teaching, and public service. Founded in 1896, Big Ten Conference has sustained a comprehensive set of shared practices and policies that enforce the priority of academics in the lives of students competing in intercollegiate athletics and emphasize the values of integrity, fairness, and competitiveness. The broad-based programs of the 14 Big Ten Conference institutions will provide over $200 million in direct financial support to more than 9,800 students for more than 11,000 participation opportunities on 350 teams in 42 different sports. Big Ten Conference sponsors 28 official conference sports, 14 for men and 14 for women, including the addition of men’s ice hockey and men’s and women’s lacrosse since 2013.