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Jabrill Peppers named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year

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Posted at 6:19 PM, Nov 29, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-30 10:40:20-05

(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:

 

 

Jourdan Lewis was named Big Ten Defensive Back of the Year.

Big Ten offensive awards will be announced on Wednesday.