Preseason Poll: Huskers picked fourth in Big Ten West

Ohio State is the clear cut favorite to win the conference, receiving all but one of the first place votes in the Big Ten East. Wisconsin is the favorite in the West, followed closely by Minnesota. 

In Cleveland.com’s annual preseason Big Ten poll, Nebraska is selected to finish fourth in the Big Ten West.

Ohio State is the clear cut favorite to win the conference, receiving all but one of the first place votes in the Big Ten East. Wisconsin is the favorite in the West, followed closely by Minnesota.

Buckeye quarterback Justin Fields is the Preseason Offensive Player of the Year while Penn State’s Micah Parson’s is the unanimous vote for Defensive Player of the Year.

Full Results:

BIG TEN EAST

1. Ohio State 237 points (33 first-place votes)

2. Penn State 204 points (1)

3. Michigan 169 points

4. Indiana 134 points

5. Michigan State 94 points

6. Maryland 76 points

7. Rutgers 38 points

 

BIG TEN WEST

1. Wisconsin 221 points (19)

2. Minnesota 209.5 (14)

3. Iowa 157 points

4. Nebraska 117 points

5. Purdue 105 points

6. Northwestern 87.5 points (1)

7. Illinois 55 points

 

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