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Justin Jackson, Dan Vitale named to All-Big Ten Second Team

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Northwestern running back Justin Jackson and superback Dan Vitale have been named to the All-Big Ten Second Team by both coaches and media, the conference announced Tuesday evening.

Jackson, a sophomore, ran for 1,344 yards on an FBS-leading 298 carries and 4 touchdowns. He also caught 19 passes for 147 yards. Last season, the coaches named Jackson an honorable mention.

Vitale, a senior, was Northwestern's leading receiver with 355 yards and 4 touchdowns on 33 receptions. He also excelled as a blocker in his tight end-fullback hybrid role. Last season, Vitale was on the honorable mention list.

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Tonight's honors bring Northwestern's total number of All-Big Ten players to eight.