Originally written on Fox Sports Ohio  |  Last updated 11/14/14
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Big Ten Conference announced its 2012 award winners and all-conference teams this evening and Ohio State Buckeyes, off a 12-0 regular season, are well represented among the honorees. Senior defensive end John Simon was named the Smith-Brown Defensive Lineman of the Year and sophomore quarterback Braxton Miller was named the Griese-Brees Quarterback of the Year. Those two were among seven Buckeyes who were named first-team all-Big Ten with another eight players being named either second-team or honorable mention all-Big Ten. In addition to Miller and Simon, those picked by either the coaches or the media on the first teams were sophomore defensive back Bradley Roby, junior defensive lineman Johnathan Hankins, junior guard Andrew Norwell, sophomore linebacker Ryan Shazier and senior defensive back Travis Howard. A quartet of juniors were named to the all-Big Ten second teams: running back Carlos Hyde, left tackle Jack Mewhort, safety Christian Bryant and receiver ...
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