Big Ten recruiting all-name team

Hundreds of players joined Big Ten teams on national signing day, and you had better start brushing up on new names.

To help with this process, we've identified a recruiting all-name team. There are some outstanding selections this year, and several great names didn't make the list.

Let's see who did ...

Team captain: Hugs Etienne, CB, Wisconsin

Alternate captain: Daumantas Venckus-Cucchiara, DE, Iowa


QB: Bart Houston, Wisconsin

RB: Dami Ayoola, Illinois

RB/FB: Sione Houma, Michigan

WR: Frank Epitropoulos, Ohio State

WR: MacGarrett Kings, Michigan State

WR: Duke Anyanwu, Minnesota

TE: Jesse James, Penn State

OL: Isaac Hayes, Minnesota

OL: Blake Bars, Michigan

OL: Dimitric Camiel, Indiana

OL: Kenton Playko, Northwestern

OL: Wendy Laurent, Penn State


DL: Faith Ekakitie, Iowa

DL: Ondre Pipkins, Michigan

DL: Kingsley Ike, Purdue

DL: Daumantas Venckus-Cucchiara, Iowa

LB: Andy Garcia, Purdue

LB: Zaire Anderson, Nebraska

LB: Nyeem Wartman, Penn State

DB: Tregg Waters, Indiana

DB: Hugs Etienne, Wisconsin

DB: Armani Reeves, Ohio State

DB: Jeremy Baltazar, Minnesota


P: Connor Kornbrath, Iowa

K: Jack Russell, Wisconsin (walk-on)