Scales receives preseason Big Ten honor

CHICAGO — Indiana linebacker Tegray Scales added to his list of preseason honors on Monday, receiving designation as one of the Big Ten’s players to watch.

Scales is one of five players recognized from the East Division, and one of 10 players honored overall. The senior earned second team All-America honors from last fall after leading the country with 93 solo stops and 23.5 tackles for loss. Scales also finished first in the Big Ten with 126 tackles.

Scales has also received watch list honors this summer for the Butkus, Bronko Nagurski, Chuck Bednarik and Lott IMPACT awards.

Here’s a look at the full list of the Big Ten’s preseason honorees:

Tegray Scales, Sr., LB, Indiana
J.T. Barrett, Sr., QB, Ohio State
Tyquan Lewis, Sr., DE, Ohio State
Saquon Barkley, Jr., RB, Penn State
Trace McSorley, Sr., QB, Penn State


Josey Jewell, Sr., LB, Iowa
Goodwin Igwebuike, Sr., S, Northwestern
Justin Jackson, Sr., RB, Northwestern
Jack Cichy, Sr., LB, Wisconsin
Troy Fumagalli, Sr., TE, Wisconsin