After the Big Ten’s announcement of 2019 postseason defense and special teams awards, Indiana’s junior wide receiver Whop Philyor and junior running back Stevie Scott headlined selections for the Hoosiers in the All-Big Ten second team as selected by Big Ten coaches. The selections were announced by the conference on Wednesday afternoon.
Philyor ranks second in the conference for receptions per game at 6.3 behind Purdue’s David Bell, and he ranks third in the league in yards per game at 91.0 yards.
Scott current has the fourth most yards rushing in the league at 845 and is tied for third in the conference with 11 touchdowns on the season.
In the selections by the media, Scott was also selected as part of the All-Big Ten second team, Philyor joins redshirt sophomore tight end Peyton Hendershot and fifth-year right guard Simon Stepaniak in the All-Conference third team.
Among others selected in the honorable mention category, a pair of Indiana offensive tackle Caleb Jones joins Stepaniak and Hendershot in the selections by Big Ten coaches.
Redshirt junior quarterback Peyton Ramsey received honorable mention recognition after his season taking over for the Hoosiers despite originally being named as the backup to start the season.
Ramsey was a major factor in Indiana’s 8-4 regular season and he had the fourth best pass efficiency rating in the league. His 198 rushing yards and 2227 passing yards has allowed him to accumulate 2,425 yards of total offense, which ranks top six in the Big Ten. Ramsey has just four interceptions (a decrease of nine relative to last year) on the season with 13 passing touchdowns and six on the ground.
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