All-Big 12 Team


Thursday, November 29th 2007, 7:56 pm
By: News On 6


DALLAS (AP) _ The 2007 Associated Press All-Big 12 team, as selected by a panel of 20 sports writers who regularly cover the league for newspapers throughout the league's seven states. Players at all positions are listed alphabetically; ``u-'' denotes unanimous selections.

FIRST-TEAM OFFENSE

Center

Adam Spieker, Missouri, Sr., 6-3, 305, Webb City, Mo.

Offensive Line

Duke Robinson, Oklahoma, Jr., 6-5, 352, Atlanta

Anthony Collins, Kansas, Jr., 6-5, 310, Beaumont, Texas

Tony Hills, Texas, Sr., 6-6, 305, Houston

Louis Vasquez, Texas Tech, Jr., 6-6, 335, Corsicana, Texas

Tight End

Martin Rucker, Missouri, Sr., 6-6, 255, St. Joseph, Mo.

Receivers

u-Michael Crabtree, Texas Tech, Fr., 6-3, 208, Dallas

u-Jordy Nelson, Kansas St., Sr., 6-3, 217, Riley, Kan.

Running Back

u-Jamaal Charles, Texas, Jr., 6-1, 205, Port Arthur, Texas

Dantrell Savage, Oklahoma St., Sr., 5-9, 195, Columbus, Ga.

Quarterback

u-Chase Daniel, Missouri, Jr., 6-0, 225, Southlake, Texas

All-purpose

u-Jeremy Maclin, Missouri, Fr., 6-1, 185, Kirkwood, Mo.

Kicker

Jeff Wolfert, Missouri, Jr., 6-2, 185, Overland Park, Kan.

FIRST-TEAM DEFENSE

Defensive Line

George Hypolite, Colorado, Jr., 6-1, 285, Los Angeles

James McClinton, Kansas, Sr., 6-1, 285, Garland, Texas

Auston English, Oklahoma, So., 6-3, 253, Canadian, Texas

Lorenzo Williams, Missouri, Sr., 6-1, 295, Midwest City, Okla.

Linebacker

u-Jordon Dizon, Colorado, Sr., 6-0, 220, Kauai, Hawaii

u-Curtis Lofton, Oklahoma, Jr., 6-0, 238, Kingfisher, Okla.

Joe Mortensen, Kansas, Jr., 6-1, 235, Concord, Calif.

Sean Witherspoon, Missouri, So., 6-1, 230, Jasper, Texas

Defensive Back

u-Aqib Talib, Kansas, Jr., 6-2, 205, Richardson, Texas

Terrence Wheatley, Colorado, Sr., 5-10, 185, Richardson, Texas

Reggie Smith, Oklahoma, Jr., 6-0, 196, Edmond, Okla.

William Moore, Missouri, Jr., 6-1, 215, Hayti, Mo.

Punter

Tim Reyer, Kansas St., Sr., 5-11, 201, Wamgeo, Kan.

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SECOND-TEAM OFFENSE

Center

Cody Wallace, Texas A&M, Sr., 6-4, 296, Cuero, Texas

Offensive Line

Dave Koenig, Oklahoma St., Sr., 6-5, 295, Cape Coral, Fla.

Tyler Luellen, Missouri, Sr., 6-7, 295, Bethany, Mo.

Kirk Elder, Texas A&M, Sr., 6-5, 308, Klein, Texas

Phil Loadholt, Oklahoma, Jr., 6-8, 352, Fountain, Colo.

Tight End

Chase Coffman, Missouri, Jr., 6-6, 245, Peculiar, Mo.

Wide Receiver

Marcus Henry, Kansas, Sr., 6-4, 210, Lawton, Okla.

Adarius Bowman, Oklahoma St., Sr., 6-4, 220, Chattanooga, Tenn.

Running Back

James Johnson, Kansas St., Sr., 5-11, 200, Port Arthur, Texas

Brandon McAnderson, Kansas, Sr., 5-10, 235, Lawrence, Kan.

Quarterback

Todd Reesing, Kansas, So., 5-10, 200, Austin, Texas

All-purpose

Quan Cosby, Texas, Jr., 5-11, 200, Mart, Texas

Kicker

Brooks Rossman, Kansas St., Jr., 6-0, 178, San Diego

SECOND-TEAM DEFENSE

Defensive Line

Nathan Peterson, Oklahoma St., Sr., 6-2, 240, Tulsa, Okla.

Frank Okam, Texas, Sr., 6-5, 320, Dallas

Stryker Sulak, Missouri, Jr., 6-5, 240, Rockdale, Texas

Brandon Williams, Texas Tech, So., 6-5, 253, Fort Worth, Texas

Linebacker

Alvin Bowen, Iowa St., Sr., 6-2, 218, East Orange, N.J.

Ian Campbell, Kansas St., Jr., 6-5, 249, Cimarron, Kan.

Mark Dodge, Texas A&M, Sr., 6-2, 220, Yerington, Nev.

Joe Pawelek, Baylor, So., 6-3, 236, San Antonio

Defensive Back

D.J. Wolfe, Oklahoma, Sr., 5-11, 201, Lawton, Okla.

Jordan Lake, Baylor, So., 6-2, 206, Houston

Cornelius ``Pig'' Brown, Missouri, Sr., 5-11, 205, Adel, Ga.

(tie) Nic Harris, Oklahoma, Jr., 6-3, 232, Alexandria, La.

(tie) Brandon Foster, Texas, Sr., 5-9, 185, Arlington, Texas

Punter

Matt Fodge, Oklahoma St., Jr., 6-1, 195, Garland, Texas

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HONORABLE MENTION

Centers: Ryan Cantrell, Kansas; Jon Cooper, Oklahoma; Dallas Griffin, Texas.

Offensive line: Colin Brown, Missouri; Corey Clark, Texas A&M; Cedric Dockery, Texas; Kurtis Gregory, Missouri; Edwin Harrison, Colorado; Chet Hartley, Kansas; Adrian Mayes, Kansas; Carl Nicks, Nebraska; Russell Okung, Oklahoma St.; Tyler Polumbus, Colorado; Rylan Reed, Texas Tech; Cesar Rodriguez, Kansas; Matt Slauson, Nebraska; Jason Smith, Baylor; Adam Ulatoski, Texas; Brandon Walker, Oklahoma; Marlon Winn, Texas Tech; Chris Yoder, Texas A&M.

Tight end: Martellus Bennett, Texas A&M; Tyson DeVree, Colorado; Jermaine Gresham, Oklahoma.

Receiver: Danny Amendola, Texas Tech; Mark Juaquin Iglesias, Oklahoma; Malcolm Kelly, Oklahoma.

Running back: Hugh Charles, Colorado; Jorvorskie Lane, Texas A&M; Marlon Lucky, Nebraska; DeMarco Murray, Oklahoma.

Quarterback: Sam Bradford, Oklahoma; Graham Harrell, Texas Tech.

All-purpose: Danny Amendola, Texas Tech; Marcus Hereford, Kansas; James Johnson, Kansas St.; Marlon Lucky, Nebraska; DeMarco Murray, Oklahoma.

Kicker: Ryan Bailey, Texas; Garrett Hartley, Oklahoma; Alex Trlica, Texas Tech; Scott Webb, Kansas.

Defensive line: Chris Harrington, Texas A&M; Alonzo Barrett, Colorado; Tommy Chavis, Missouri; DeMarcus Granger, Oklahoma; Ziggy Hood, Missouri; Lamaar Houston, Texas; Derek Lokey, Texas; Gerald McCoy, Oklahoma; Brandon Nicolas, Colorado; Kurtis Taylor, Iowa St.

Linebacker: Rashad Bobino, Texas; Brock Christopher, Missouri; James Holt, Kansas; Steve Octavien, Nebraska; Mike Rivera, Kansas; Misi Tupe, Texas A&M; Donovan Woods, Oklahoma St.

Defensive back: Perrish Cox, Oklahoma St.; Alton Dixon, Texas A&M; Joe Garcia, Texas Tech; Marcus Griffin, Texas; Jacob Lacey, Oklahoma St.; Justin McKinney, Kansas St.; Chris Parker, Texas Tech; Jordan Pugh, Texas A&M; James Smith, Iowa St.; Darrell Stuckey, Kansas; Justin Thornton, Kansas; Marcus Walker, Oklahoma; Jamar Wall, Texas Tech.

Punter: Justin Brantly, Texas A&M.

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Offensive player of the year _ Chase Daniel, Missouri

Defensive player of the year _ Curtis Lofton, Oklahoma

Offensive newcomer of the year _ Michael Crabtree, Texas Tech

Defensive newcomer of the year _ Chris Harris, Kansas

Coach of the year _ Mark Mangino, Kansas, and Gary Pinkel, Missouri