Big 12 teams announced
Posted by Travis Stewart on 30 November 2010

The Big 12 has released its all-conference teams for football. This is from its website

"The All-Big 12 Conference football teams and individual award winners have been announced. Selections are made by the league’s 12 head coaches, who are not permitted to vote for their own players."

All-Big 12 Honors Notebook:

- Justin Blackmon is the first Oklahoma State player to be named the Big 12 Offensive Player of the Year. He is the sixth Cowboy athlete to win one of the major individual Big 12 awards.

- Prince Amukamara of Nebraska is the third Cornhusker to receive Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year honors (Ndamukong Suh, 2009; Grant Winstrom, 1997, ‘96).

- Mike Gundy was tabbed as Coach of the Year for the first time in his career. He is the second head coach from OSU (Bob Simmons, 1997) to earn the honor.

 - Taylor Martinez is the first Big 12 Offensive Freshman of the Year from Nebraska. Tony Jefferson is the fourth player from Oklahoma to win the top defensive freshman accolade, while Shaun Lewis is the second from Oklahoma State to capture the award.

 - Dan Bailey is the second Oklahoma State player in the last three years (Dez Bryant, 2008) to earn Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Year.

 - Nate Solder and Jeremy Beal were the first from their schools to capture the respective top lineman awards.

 - Oklahoma has won the most major awards in the 14-year history of the Big 12 with 25. Texas is next with 22 winners, followed by Kansas State (16); Nebraska (14), Oklahoma State (10), Colorado (7), Iowa State (7), Texas Tech (7), Kansas (6), Missouri (6), Texas A&M (5) and Baylor (2).

 - Entering this year, Oklahoma State had six major awards in the history of the league. In 2010, the Cowboys won four honors.

INDIVIDUAL AWARDS

Coach of the Year

Mike Gundy, Oklahoma State (6th year)

Offensive Lineman of the Year

Nate Solder, Colorado, OT, Sr., Buena Vista, Colo.

Defensive Lineman of the Year

Jeremy Beal, Oklahoma, DE, Sr., Carrollton, Texas

Offensive Freshman of the Year

Taylor Martinez, Nebraska, QB, Fr., Corona, Calif.

Co-Defensive Freshman of the Year

Tony Jefferson, Oklahoma, DB, Fr., Chula Vista, Calif.

Shaun Lewis, Oklahoma State, LB, Fr., Missouri City, Texas

Special Teams Player of the Year

Dan Bailey, Oklahoma State, P/K, Sr., Mustang, Okla.

Newcomer of the Year

Lavonte David, Nebraska, LB, Jr, Miami, Fla.

Defensive Player of the Year

Prince Amukamara, Nebraska, CB, Sr., Glendale, Ariz.

Offensive Player of the Year

Justin Blackmon, Oklahoma State, WR, So., Ardmore, Okla.

2010 All-Big 12 Football First Team

OFFENSE

Pos.

Player

School

Class

Hometown/Previous School(s)

QB

Brandon Weeden

Oklahoma State

Jr.

Edmond, Okla./Santa Fe

RB

Kendall Hunter**

Oklahoma State

Sr.

Tyler, Texas/John Tyler

RB

DeMarco Murray

Oklahoma

Sr.

Las Vegas, Nev./Bishop Gorman

FB

Bryant Ward #

Oklahoma State

Sr.

Stillwater, Okla./Stillwater

WR

Ryan Broyles**

Oklahoma

Jr.

Norman, Okla./Norman

WR

Justin Blackmon**

Oklahoma State

So.

Ardmore, Okla./Plainview

WR

Jeff Fuller

Texas A&M

Jr.

McKinney, Texas/Boyd

TE

Michael Egnew

Missouri

Jr.

Plainview, Texas/Plainview

OL

Nate Solder #

Colorado

Sr.

Buena Vista, Colo./Buena Vista

OL

Tim Barnes

Missouri

Sr.

Longwood, Mo./Pettis County Northwest

OL

Levy Adcock

Oklahoma State

Jr.

Claremore, Okla./NEO A&M JC

OL

Ricky Henry

Nebraska

Sr.

Omaha, Neb./Burke/North Dakota State College of Science

OL

Eric Mensik

Oklahoma

Sr.

Rosenburg, Texas/Terry

PK

Dan Bailey

Oklahoma State

Sr.

Mustang, Okla./Southwest Covenant

KR/PR

William Powell

Kansas State

Sr.

Duncanville, Texas/Navarro College

 

 

 

 

 

DEFENSE

DL

Jeremy Beal

Oklahoma

Sr.

Carrollton, Texas/Creekview

DL

Sam Acho

Texas

Sr.

Dallas, Texas/St. Mark’s

DL

Pierre Allen

Nebraska

Sr.

Denver, Colo./Thomas Jefferson

DL

Aldon Smith

Missouri

So.

Raytown, Mo./Raytown

DL

Jared Crick #

Nebraska

Jr.

Cozad, Neb./Cozad

LB

Von Miller #

Texas A&M

Sr.

DeSoto, Texas/DeSoto

LB

Lavonte David

Nebraska

Jr.

Miami, Fla./Northwestern/Fort Scott CC

LB

Orie Lemon

Oklahoma State

Sr.

Houston, Texas/Yates

DB

Quinton Carter

Oklahoma

Sr.

Las Vegas, Nev./Cheyenne

DB

Jimmy Smith

Colorado

Sr.

Colton, Calif./Colton

DB

Eric Hagg

Nebraska

Sr.

Peoria, Ariz./Ironwood

DB

Prince Amukamara #

Nebraska

Sr.

Glendale, Ariz./Apollo

DB

Andrew McGee

Oklahoma State

Sr.

Magee, Miss./Magee/Copiah-Lincoln CC

P

Quinn Sharp

Oklahoma State

So.

Mansfield, Texas/Summit

# - Repeat first team selection from last season.

**Unanimous Selection

 

2010 All-Big 12 Football Second Team

OFFENSE

Pos.

Player

School

Class

Hometown/Previous School(s)

QB

Robert Griffin III

Baylor

So.

Copperas Cove, Texas/Copperas Cove

RB

Roy Helu Jr. ^

Nebraska

Sr.

Danville, Calif./San Ramon Valley

RB

Daniel Thomas

Kansas State

Sr.

Hilliard, Fla./NW Mississippi CC

FB

Trey Millard

Oklahoma

Fr.

Columbia, Mo./Rock Bridge

WR

Kendall Wright

Baylor

Jr.

Pittsburg, Texas/Pittsburg

WR

Niles Paul

Nebraska

Sr.

Omaha, Neb./North

WR

T.J. Moe

Missouri

So.

O’Fallon, Mo./Fort Zumwalt West

TE

Collin Franklin

Iowa State

Sr.

Simi Valley, Calif./Simi Valley/College of the Canyons CC

OL

Zach Kendall

Kansas State

Sr.

Peculiar, Mo./Harrisonville

OL

Danny Watkins

Baylor

Sr.

Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada/Butte (Calif.) College

OL

Matt Allen

Texas A&M

Sr.

Spring, Texas/LSU

OL

Lonnie Edwards

Texas Tech

Jr.

Brownsboro, Texas/Brownsboro

OL

Ben Lamaak

Iowa State

Sr.

Cedar Rapids, Iowa/Kennedy

PK

Alex Henery ^

Nebraska

Sr.

Omaha, Neb./Burke

KR/PR

Niles Paul

Nebraska

Sr.

Omaha, Neb./North

 

 

 

 

 

DEFENSE

DL

Colby Whitlock

Texas Tech

Sr.

Noble, Okla./Noble

DL

Phil Taylor

Baylor

Sr.

Clinton, Md./Gwynn Park/Penn State

DL

Ugo Chinasa

Oklahoma State

Sr.

Richardson, Texas/Berkner

DL

Jacquies Smith

Missouri

Jr.

Dallas, Texas/South Oak Cliff

DL

Cameron Meredith

Nebraska

So.

Huntington Beach, Calif./Mater Dei

LB

Travis Lewis

Oklahoma

Jr.

San Antonio, Texas/Robert E. Lee

LB

Jake Knott

Iowa State

So.

Waukee, Iowa/Waukee

LB

Emmanuel Acho

Texas

Jr.

Dallas, Texas/St. Mark’s

DB

Alfonzo Dennard

Nebraska

Jr.

Rochelle, Ga./Wilcox County

DB

Aaron Williams

Texas

Jr.

Round Rock, Texas/McNeil

DB

Leonard Johnson

Iowa State

Jr.

Clearwater, Fla./Largo

DB

Coryell Judie

Texas A&M

Jr.

Marlin, Texas/Fort Scott CC

DB

Ty Zimmerman

Kansas State

Fr.

Junction City, Kan./Junction City

DB

Curtis Brown

Texas

Sr.

Gilmer, Texas/Gilmer

P

Alex Henery

Nebraska

Sr.

Omaha, Neb./Burke

^ - Repeat second team selection from last season.

 

2010 All-Big 12 Honorable Mention

Baylor:

Philip Blake, OL; Art Briles, Coach of the Yr.; Derek Epperson, P; Robert Griffin III, Off. Ply. of the Yr.; Jay Finley, RB; Antonio Johnson, LB; Aaron Jones, PK; Byron Landor, DB.

Colorado:

B.J. Beatty, LB; Jalil Brown, DB; Ryan Deehan, TE; Josh Hartigan, DL; Scotty McKnight, WR; Ryan Miller, OL; Will Pericak, DL; Paul Richardson, Off. Fr. of the Yr.

Iowa State:

Kirby Van Der Kamp, P & Def. Fr. of the Yr.; A.J. Klein, LB; Jake Knott, Def. Ply. of the Yr.; Jake Lattimer, DL; Kelechi Osemele, OL; Paul Rhoads, Coach of the Yr.; David Sims, DB

Kansas:

DJ Beshears, P/KR; Jake Laptad, DL; Alonso Rojas, P.

Kansas State:

Josh Cherry, PK; Stephen Harrison, DB; Aubrey Quarles, WR; Terrance Sweeney, DB; Ty Zimmerman, Def. Fr. of the Yr.

Missouri:

Tim Barnes, Off. Lmn. of the Yr.; Elvis Fisher, OL; Blaine Gabbert, QB; Andrew Gachkar, LB & Def. Ply. of the Yr.; Zaviar Gooden, LB; Jarrell Harrison, DB; Dan Hoch, OL; Brad Madison, DL; Gary Pinkel, Coach of the Yr.; Grant Ressel, PK & Sp. Tms. Ply. of the Yr.; Terrell Resonno, DL; Kevin Rutland, DB; Jacquies Smith, Def. Lmn. of the Yr.; Austin Wuebbels, OL.

Nebraska:

Rex Burkhead, RB; Mike Caputo, OL & Off. Lmn. of the Yr.; Jared Crick, Def. Lmn. of the Yr.; DeJon Gomes, DB; Alex Henery, Sp. Tms. Ply. of the Yr.; Ricky Henry, Off. Lmn. of the Yr.; Taylor Martinez, QB; Baker Steinkuhler, DL; Keith Williams, OL.

Oklahoma:

Jeremy Beal, Def. Ply. of the Yr.; Ryan Broyles, Off. Ply. of the Yr.; Landry Jones, QB; Jamell Fleming, DB; Tony Jefferson, Def. Fr. of the Yr.; Jonathan Nelson, DB; Kenny Stills, WR & Off. Fr. of the Yr.; Bob Stoops, Coach of the Yr.; Tress Way, P;

Oklahoma State:

Levy Adcock, Off. Lmn. of the Yr.; Grant Garner, OL; Shaun Lewis, Def. Fr. of the Yr.; Joseph Randle, Off. Fr. of the Yr.; Quinn Sharp, Sp. Tms. Ply. of the Yr.; Lane Taylor, OL; Johnny Thomas, DB; Brandon Weeden, Off. Ply. of the Yr.

Texas:

Sam Acho, Def. Lmn. of the Yr.; Blake Gideon, DB; Jordan Hicks, Def. Fr. of the Yr.; Michael Huey, OL; Jackson Jeffcoat, Def. Fr. of the Yr.; Kheeston Randall, DL; Keenan Robinson, LB.

Texas A&M:

Eddie Brown, DL; Randy Bullock, PK; Ryan Epperson, P; Terrence Frederick, DB; Cyrus Gray, RB; Dustin Harris, DB; Michael Hodges, LB; Trent Hunter, DB; Tony Jerod-Eddie, DL; Luke Joeckel, OL & Off. Fr. of the Yr. & Off. Lmn. of the Yr.; Coryell Judie, P/KR & New. of the Yr.; Michael Lamothe, FB; Patrick Lewis, OL; Jake Matthews, OL; Kenric McNeal, P/KR; Von Miller, Def. Ply. of the Yr.; Lucas Patterson, DL; Mike Sherman, Coach of Yr; Ryan Swope, WR; Ryan Tannehill, QB; Brian Thomas, OL; Garrick Williams, LB.

Texas Tech:

Baron Batch, RB; Bront Bird, LB; Cody Davis, DB; Brian Duncan, DL; DJ Johnson, DB; Lyle Leong, WR; Detron Lewis, WR; Eric Stephens, P/KR; LaAdrian Waddle, OL; Colby Whitlock, Def. Lmn. of the Yr.

 


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