Running back Malcolm Brown, cornerback Quandre Diggs, and defensive end Cedric Reed represent Texas on the media preseason All-Big 12 team, which was announced Wednesday.
Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty was tabbed offensive player of the year, and TCU defensive lineman Devonte Fields defensive player of the year. Oklahoma State receiver Tyreek Hill, a junior college import, was voted newcomer of the year.
Baylor has the most members on the team with seven followed by Kansas State with five. Oklahoma is next with four followed by Texas and TCU with three.
The league will release its preseason poll on Thursday.
Brown, Diggs, and center Dominic Espinosa will represent Texas at Big 12 media days next week in Dallas.
All-Big 12 teams:
|WR||Antwan Goodley *||Baylor||5-11||225||Sr/3L||Midland, Texas|
|TE||EJ Bibbs +||Iowa State||6-3||261||Sr/1L||Chicago, Ill.|
|OL||Spencer Drango *||Baylor||6-6||305||Jr/2L||Cedar Park, Texas|
|OL||Cody Whitehair +||K-State||6-4||309||Jr/2L||Abilene, Kan.|
|C||B.J. Finney *||K-State||6-4||303||Sr/3L||Andale, Kan.|
|OL||Daryl Williams +||Oklahoma||6-6||329||Sr/3L||Lake Dallas, Texas|
|OL||Le’Raven Clark ^+||Texas Tech||6-5||303||Jr/2L||Rockdale, Texas|
|WR||Tyler Lockett *||K-State||5-11||175||Sr/3L||Tulsa, Okla.|
|QB||Bryce Petty *||Baylor||6-3||230||Sr/3L||Midlothian, Texas|
|RB||Shock Linwood||Baylor||5-9||200||So/1L||Linden, Texas|
|RB||Malcolm Brown +||Texas||6-0||228||Sr/3L||Cibolo, Texas|
|PK||Michael Hunnicutt +||Oklahoma||6-1||180||Sr/3L||Richardson, Texas|
|KR||Tyler Lockett ^*||K-State||5-11||175||Sr/3L||Tulsa, Okla.|
|DL||Ryan Mueller *||K-State||6-2||245||Sr/3L||Leawood, Kan.|
|DL||Devonte Fields ^#||TCU||6-4||240||So/1L||Arlington, Texas|
|DL||Chucky Hunter +||TCU||6-1||305||Sr/3L||West Monroe, La.|
|DL||Cedric Reed +||Texas||6-6||271||Sr/2L||Cleveland, Texas|
|LB||Bryce Hager^||Baylor||6-2||235||Sr/3L||Austin, Texas|
|LB||Ben Heeney +||Kansas||6-0||230||Sr/3L||Hutchinson, Kan.|
|LB||Eric Striker +||Oklahoma||6-0||221||Jr/2L||Seffner, Fla.|
|DB||Zack Sanchez||Oklahoma||5-11||179||So/1L||Keller, Texas|
|DB||Sam Carter +||TCU||6-1||215||Sr/3L||New Orleans, La.|
|DB||Quandre Diggs ^||Texas||5-10||204||Sr/3L||Angleton, Texas|
|DB||Karl Joseph||West Virginia||5-10||196||Jr/2L||Orlando, Fla.|
|P||Spencer Roth *||Baylor||6-4||225||Sr/3L||Knoxville, Tenn.|
|PR||Levi Norwood||Baylor||6-2||200||Sr/3L||State College, Pa.|
^ 2013 Preseason Team
* 2013 All-Big 12 First Team selection
+ 2013 All-Big 12 Second Team selection
# Injured in 2013
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