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Two Longhorns make American-Statesman’s All-Big 12 team

Posted December 12th, 2014

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All-Americans Malcom Brown and Jordan Hicks represent Texas on the American-Statesman’s All-Big 12 team.

Oklahoma led the way with six honorees. Co-league champions Baylor and TCU tied once more, each claiming five mentions. Kansas State had three — Tyler Lockett was honored at wide receiver and punt returner — and West Virginia two. Iowa State, Oklahoma State, and Texas Tech each had one nominee. Kansas had zero.

TCU collected three player of the year awards — coach (Gary Patterson), offensive (Trevone Boykin) and defensive (Paul Dawson). Oklahoma running back Samaje Perine, of Pflugerville Hendrickson, is the freshman of the year.

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Tyler Lockett

The team was voted on by Statesman sports writers Kirk Bohls, Cedric Golden, Brian Davis, Ryan Autullo, Suzanne Halliburton, and Kevin Lyttle.

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Specialty awards

Coach of year: Gary Patterson, TCU

Offensive player of the year: Trevone Boykin, TCU

Defensive player of the year: Paul Dawson, TCU

Freshman of the year: Samaje Perine, Oklahoma

Offense

Quarterback: Trevone Boykin, TCU

Running back: Samaje Perine, Oklahoma

Running back: Shock Linwood, Baylor

Wide receiver: Tyler Lockett, Kansas State

Wide receiver: Kevin White, West Virginia

Tight end: E.J. Bibbs, Iowa State

Center: B.J. Finney, Kansas State

Lineman: Spencer Drango, Baylor

Lineman: Tyrus Thompson, Oklahoma

Lineman: Le’Raven Clark, Texas Tech

Lineman: Daryl Williams, Oklahoma

Trevone Boykin

Defense

End: Shawn Oakman, Baylor

End: Emmanuel Ogbah, Oklahoma State

Tackle: Malcom Brown, Texas

Tackle: Andrew Billings, Baylor

Linebacker: Paul Dawson, TCU

Linebacker: Eric Striker, Oklahoma

Linebacker: Jordan Hicks, Texas

Back: Kevin White, TCU

Back: Zack Sanchez, Oklahoma

Back: Karl Joseph, West Virginia

Back: Sam Carter, TCU

Texas defensive tackle Malcom Brown

Special teams

Kicker: Jaden Oberkrom, TCU

 Punter: Spencer Roth, Baylor

Punt returner: Tyler Lockett, Kansas State

Kick returner: Alex Ross, Oklahoma

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