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Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year Winners

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Winners

Year Player School Summary
2013 Chris Borland* Wisconsin 72 Solo, 39 Ast, 4.0 Sk
2012 John Simon Ohio State 22 Solo, 22 Ast, 9.0 Sk, 0 Int
2011 Devon Still* Penn State 29 Solo, 26 Ast, 4.5 Sk, 0 Int
2010 Ryan Kerrigan Purdue 50 Solo, 20 Ast, 12.5 Sk, 0 Int
2009 Greg Jones* Michigan State 67 Solo, 87 Ast, 9.0 Sk, 0 Int
2008 James Laurinaitis* Ohio State 52 Solo, 78 Ast, 4.0 Sk, 2 Int
2007 James Laurinaitis* Ohio State 51 Solo, 70 Ast, 5.0 Sk, 2 Int
2006 Lamarr Woodley* Michigan 28 Solo, 8 Ast, 12.0 Sk, 0 Int
2005 A.J. Hawk* Ohio State 69 Solo, 52 Ast, 9.5 Sk, 1 Int
2004 Erasmus James* Wisconsin
2003 Will Smith* Ohio State
2002 Michael Haynes* Penn State 1 FR, 12 Yds, 0 TD
2001 Larry Foote Michigan
2000 Jamar Fletcher Wisconsin 6 Int, 159 Yds, 0 TD
1999 Courtney Brown Penn State
1998 Tom Burke Wisconsin
1997 Charles Woodson Michigan 11 Rec, 231 Yds, 21.0 Avg, 2 TD
1996 Pat Fitzgerald* Northwestern
1995 Pat Fitzgerald* Northwestern
1994 Dana Howard Illinois
1993 Dana Howard (tie) Illinois
1993 Dan Wilkinson (tie) Ohio State
1992 Jeff Zgonina Purdue
1991 Troy Vincent Wisconsin
1990 Darrick Brownlow* Illinois