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Wisconsin's Joe Schobert named FWAA first-team All-American

The Wisconsin linebacker finally was named to an All-American first team.

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Joe Schobert's busy award season continued on Monday night, as he was named to the Football Writers Association of America's All-America first team. You can view the full team here.

It's the first All-American team to place Schobert on the first team, as he was selected alongside Reggie Ragland (Alabama) and Tyler Matakevich (Temple). He beat out notable names such as Kentrell Brothers (Iowa) and Jaylon Smith (Notre Dame) for first team honors. Previously, Schobert was named to the USA Today second teamAP second teamand was an honorable mention by Sports Illustrated.

Schobert was the only Wisconsin athlete to appear on the FWAA All-American team, but was joined by various other Big Ten stars. They were as follows:

First team: Jason Spriggs, Indiana (OG); Carl Nassib, Penn State (DE); Desmond King, Iowa (CB); Will Likely, Maryland (PR)

Second team: Ezekiel Elliott, Ohio State (RB); Jack Conklin, Michigan State (OT); Taylor Decker, Ohio State (OT); Jack Allen, Michigan State (C); Shilique Calhoun, Michigan State (DE); Jourdan Lewis, Michigan (CB)