A look back at the Iowa football team's first and second-team All-Big Ten selections since the 2002 recruiting class

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Photo by Jeff Yoder.

By Tyler Devine

IOWA CITY, Iowa - With no sports currently happening due to the Coronavirus pandemic, it's time to take a trip down memory lane, specifically with regard to the Iowa football team.

Using the Rivals.com database, we went through Iowa's recruiting classes dating back to 2002 to see how many players from each class received first-and second-team All-Big Ten honors.

No recruiting class since 2002 has gone without at least two players receiving first- or second-team All-Big Ten honors at some point.

The 2003, 2006 and 2010 classes each had eight players receive honors, while the 2007 and 2004 classes had seven and six players, respectively.

2002 (22 signees)

WR Clinton Solomon – 2nd (’04); DB Jovon Johnson – 1st and 2nd (’05); DB Marcus Paschal – 2nd (’06); K Kyle Schlicher – 2nd (’05)

2003 (22 signees)

OL Mike Jones – 1st and 2nd (’06); RB Albert Young – 2nd (’05); QB Drew Tate – 1st and 2nd (’04); DL Bryan Mattison – 2nd (’07); DL Kenny Iwebem – 1st (’05); LB Mike Humpal – 2nd (’07); TE Scott Chandler – 2nd (’06); LB Mike Klinkenborg – 2nd (’06)

2004 (21 signees)

TE Brandon Myers – 1st and 2nd (’08); OL Seth Olsen – 1st (’08); DB Charles Godfrey – 2nd (’07); RB Shonn Greene – 1st (’08); DL Mitch King – 1st (’07, ’08), 2nd (’07); DL Matt Kroul – 2nd (’08)

2005 (23 signees)

OL Dace Richardson – 1st and 2nd (’09); TE Tony Moeaki – 1st and 2nd (’09); OL Marshal Yanda – 2nd (’06); LB Pat Angerer – 2nd (’08), 1st (’09); OL Kyle Calloway – 2nd (’08, ’09)

2006 (21 signees)

WR Derrell Johnson-Koulianos – 2nd (’09), 1st (’10); DB Amari Spievey – 2nd (’08), 1st and 2nd (’09); DL Adrian Clayborn – 1st (’09, ’10); LB Jeremiha Hunter – 2nd (’10); DL Karl Klug – 2nd (’10); LB A.J. Edds – 2nd (’09); P Ryan Donahue – 2nd (’08, ’09); OL Julian Vandervelde – 2nd (’10)

2007 (22 signees)

TE Allen Reisner – 2nd (’10); DL Mike Daniels – 2nd (’11); OL Adam Gettis – 2nd (’11); DL Broderick Binns – 2nd (’11): DB Tyler Sash – 1st (’09, ’10); WR Marvin McNutt – 2nd (’10), 1st (’11); OL Bryan Bulaga – 2nd (’08), 1st (’09)

2008 (25 signees)

OL Riley Reiff – 2nd (’10), 1st (’11); DB Shaun Prater – 1st (’10, ’11); OL James Ferentz – 2nd (’12)

2009 (20 signees)

DB Micah Hyde – 2nd (’11), 1st (’12); OL Brett Van Sloten – 2nd (’13)

2010 (22 signees)

LB Anthony Hitchens – 2nd (’13); TE C.J. Fiedorowicz – 1st (’13); DL Carl Davis – 2nd (’13, ’14); DB B.J. Lowery – 1st (’13); RB Marcus Coker – 2nd (’11); OL Brandon Scherff – 1st (’13,’14); DL Louis Trinca-Pasat – 2nd (’14); LB James Morris – 2nd (’13)

2011 (25 signees)

OL Jordan Walsh – 1st (’15); OL Austin Blythe – 2nd (’14, ’15)

2012 (24 signees)

QB C.J. Beathard – 2nd (’15); DL Jaleel Johnson – 1st and 2nd (’16); DL Drew Ott – 2nd (’14)

2013 (22 signees)

LB Josey Jewell – 2nd (’15, ’16), 1st (’17); DB Desmond King – 1st (’15, ’16), 2nd as return specialist (’16); OL Sean Welsh – 1st and 2nd (’17)

2014 (20 signees)

OL Ross Reynolds – 2nd (’18); DB Josh Jackson – 1st (’17)

2015 (21 signees)

DB Michael Ojemudia – 2nd (’19); DL Anthony Nelson – 2nd (’18)

2016 (24 signees)

OL Alaric Jackson – 2nd (’18); TE Noah Fant – 1st and 2nd (’18); TE T.J. Hockenson – 1st and 2nd (’18); DB Amani Hooker – 1st (’18)

2017 (22 signees)

RS Ihmir Smith-Marsette – 1st and 2nd (’18); DB Geno Stone – 2nd (’19); DL A.J. Epenesa – 1st (’18, ’19), 2nd (’18); OL Tristan Wirfs – 1st (’19)

Specialists

K Kyle Schlicher - 2nd ('05); K Mike Meyer - 2nd ('13); K Marshall Koehn - 2nd ('15); K Keith Duncan - 1st ('19)