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Joey Bosa named 2014 Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year

Ohio State's sophomore standout Joey Bosa continues reeling in the superlatives.

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A day removed from being named unanimously to the media and coaches alike All-Big Ten first teams and being honored as the Big Ten's 2014 Smith-Brown Defensive Lineman of the Year Award, Bosa is recognized again, this time of the biggest individual honors you can receive in the league.

On Tuesday evening, the Big Ten announced that Bosa was the recipient of its 2014 Nagurski-Woodson Defensive Player of the Year. The award goes annually to the most outstanding defensive player in the entire Big Ten Conference. On the season, Joey Bosa has 46 tackles (30 solo), 20 tackles for a loss, and 13.5 sacks, just shy of the Ohio State single season record. He's also forced four fumbles and broken up a pass to boot.

Congratulations to the Bucks' phenomenal young defensive lineman on another well deserved accolade. Buckeye backers better enjoy Bosa's play while they can because he won't be in the Scarlet & Gray but for another season.