By: Phillip Lutz, Sports Editor

The Michigan Football team had a very uninspiring year in 2017.

The Wolverines faced many challenges, on offense especially, but they still achieved an 8-4 record overall and 5-4 in the Big Ten.

Despite their record the Wolverines were not without stars on the field by their play.

On Offense

Second Team all-Big Ten:

Offensive Guard Ben Bredeson, Offensive Tackle Mason Cole

Third Team all-Big Ten:

Running Back Karan Higdon

Honorable Mentions:

Tight End Sean McKeon, Tight End Zach Gentry, Running Back Chris Evans, Offensive Line Patrick Kugler

On Defense

First Team All-Big Ten:

Defensive End Rashan Gary, Defensive Tackle Maurice Hurst, linebacker Devin Bush

Second Team All-Big Ten:

Defensive End Chase Winovich, Defensive Back Lavert Hill

Third Team All-Big Team:

Linebacker Khaleke Hudson

Honorable Mentions:

Linebacker Mike McCray, Defensive Back David long, Defensive Back Tyree Kinnel, Defensive Back Josh Metellus

Special Teams

Honorable Mentions:

Brad Robbins (Punter), Donovan Peoples-Jones (Return Specialist), Quinn Nordin (Place Kicker)

Big Ten Sportsmanship Award Honoree:

Fullback Henry Poggi

Mike McCray, and Maurice Hurst have accepted invites for the Senior Bowl on January 27, 2018 at 2:30 pm.

Lowest passer rating when targeted, Big Ten Cornerbacks: David Long 19.4, Lavert Hill 32.5

Check back with the Michigan Journal for all awards as the off season progresses for any updates.