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Northwestern senior safety Ibraheim Campbell and junior cornerback Nick VanHoose earned second-team All-Big Ten honors from league coaches and media, respectively.

 

Northwestern's talented tandem in the secondary headlined a group of seven Wildcats who appeared on the 2014 All-Big Ten report. Earning honorable mention for Northwestern were linebacker Chi Chi Ariguzo, running back Justin Jackson, defensive lineman Dean Lowry, offensive lineman Brandon Vitabile and superback Dan Vitale.


Already a two-time honorable mention All-Big Ten selection, Campbell nabbed his first second-team honor, tying for the Big Ten lead with four forced fumbles despite missing four games to injury this season. He also recorded three interceptions, moving into a tie for third all-time at Northwestern with 11 career interceptions for his career. Campbell finished his career with 316 tackles and is tied for fifth in school history with 24 career pass breakups.


Campbell's fellow starter in the secondary, VanHoose, earned second-team honors from the media voters after ranking second in the conference with 1.2 pass breakups per game in 2014. VanHoose notched two interceptions while also shining on special teams with a blocked field goal and two blocked point-after attempts, one of which he returned the length of the field for a defensive two-point conversion.


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