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Short on Big Ten Players to Watch list

Purdue defensive tackle Kawann Short was one of 10 players recognized on the Big Ten Preseason Players to Watch list.

Short earned first-team All-Big Ten honors from the media last year. He had a career-high 54 tackles, including a team-leading 17 tackles for loss. He also had 6 1/2 sacks.

Here is the complete list:


Taylor Lewan, OT, Michigan

Denard Robinson, QB, Michigan

Johnny Adams, CB, Michigan State

William Gholston, DE, Michigan State

Rex Burkhead, RB, Nebraska


John Simon, DL, Ohio State

Braxton Miller, QB, Ohio State

Kawann Short, DT, Purdue

Montee Ball, RB, Wisconsin

Chris Borland, LB, Wisconsin