ANN ARBOR, MI - NOVEMBER 07: Jabrill Peppers #5 of the Michigan Wolverines gets past the tackle of Julian Pinnix-Odrick #53 of the Rutgers Scarlet Knights and runs for a second quarter touchdown on November 7, 2015 at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
(WXYZ) -- Michigan's Jabrill Peppers was named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year on Tuesday, along with Linebacker of the Year and Return Specialist of the Year honors.
Peppers is the first player to earn three individual honors since the Big Ten expanded its individual honors in 2011.
Peppers spoke to BTN about his accomplishments in 2016, as well as his thoughts on the Wolverines' loss to Ohio State:
#B1G DPOY ✔️ LB of the year ✔️ Return specialist of the year ✔️ He's @umichfootball star @JabrillPeppers. https://t.co/8UIzLuQS7F— Big Ten Network (@BigTenNetwork) November 29, 2016
#B1G DPOY ✔️ LB of the year ✔️ Return specialist of the year ✔️ He's @umichfootball star @JabrillPeppers. https://t.co/8UIzLuQS7F
Jourdan Lewis was named Big Ten Defensive Back of the Year.
Big Ten offensive awards will be announced on Wednesday.