They were the only Nittany Lions to earn first-team honors. Still is also the conference's Defensive…
Still, a first-team All-Big Ten selection, is the second Penn State defensive tackle in the last three seasons to receive the conference's top defensive accolade and is the fifth Penn State player to be named the Big Ten's Defensive Player of the Year.
Previously, Lavar Arrington (LB, 1998), Courtney Brown (DE, 1999), Michael Haynes (DE, 2002) and Jared Odrick (DT, 2009) were honored. Still ranks among the best in nation with 17 tackles for loss and is a finalist for the Nagurski Award, Bednarik Award and Outland Trophy. He was named the conference's Smith-Brown Defensive Lineman of the Year, named for Penn State legend Courtney Brown.