Tevin Coleman named First Team All-Big Ten by coaches, media #iufb

For a league dominated by star running backs, Tevin Coleman finishes his junior season as one of its flag bearers.

Coleman was named an All-Big Ten First Team selection Monday by both the coaches and media, becoming the first Hoosier to earn first team honors since receiver Tandon Doss in 2010.

He rushed for an Indiana-record 2,036 yards, becoming the 18th player in FBS history reach the 2,000-yard plateau. Prior to the season IU hadn’t had a 1,000-yard rusher since Levron Williams in 2001.

Coleman, a Doak Walker Award finalist, is second nationally in rushing yards (2,036), rushing yards per game (169.7), all-purpose yards (2,177), all-purpose yards per game (181.4), yards from scrimmage (2,177) and yards from scrimmage per game (181.4), fifth in rushing yards per carry (7.54), tied for 14th in rushing touchdowns (15) and tied for 17th in total touchdowns (15) this season.

Six other Hoosiers were recognized as Big Ten Honorable Mention selections, including safety Antonio Allen (coaches and media), guard Dan Feeney (coaches and media), center/guard Collin Rahrig (coaches and media), defensive lineman Bobby Richardson (coaches and media), offensive tackle Jason Spriggs (media) and receiver Shane Wynn (coaches and media). Safety Mark Murphy was named Indiana’s Big Ten Sportsmanship Award winner.

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