Taylor LewanOffensive tackle | Michigan
He has come a long way from the redshirt freshman with the mustache tattoo on his finger and a penchant for penalties. Now a junior, Lewan morphed into a leader and reliable anchor on a Michigan offensive line that struggled otherwise.
He was named the Big Ten's top offensive lineman and was a virtual guarantee to shut down his opponent in pass protection for quarterbacks Denard Robinson and Devin Gardner. Whenever the Wolverines had rushing success this season -- a rarity -- that usually came behind the blocking of the 6-foot-8, 309-pound left tackle -- Michael Rothstein