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Big Ten Media Day: PSU’s Hackenberg named a Player to Watch

Just before the fun gets started in Chicago with the Big Ten’s media day event, the conference announced the Big Ten Players to Watch in 2014. Penn State Christian Hackenberg is one of the five highlighted players from the Big Ten’s East Division.

Other players from the East include Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller, the conference’s two-time Offensive Player of the Year and Quarterback of the Year award winner. Maryland wide receiver Stefon Diggs is also included. here is the full list of players to watch, as highlighted by the Big Ten.


Stefon Diggs, WR, Maryland

Devin Funchess, WR, Michigan

Shilique Calhoun, DE, Michigan State

Braxton Miller, QB, Ohio State

Christian Hackenberg, QB, Penn State



Brandon Scherff, OL, Iowa

Ameer Abdullah, RB, Nebraska

Randy Gregory, DE, Nebraska

Melvin Gordon, RB, Wisconsin

Rob Havenstein, RT, Wisconsin