Monday, November 29, 2010

Go Denard!

Robinson Named Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year

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 and completed 155-of-250 passes for 2,316 yards and 16 touchdowns. Robinson also became the first quarterback in NCAA history to rush and pass for 1,500 yards in a season.

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.

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