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Coaches Release All-Big 12 Football Honors

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Big 12 football coaches released their postseason honors on Wednesday, and many of them are identical to the picks the media announced the day before.

Oklahoma had 12 spots on the first and second teams by the coaches, while Oklahoma State had 11.

The Sooners had five on the first team offense and two on the first team defense.

The Cowboys had one on the first team offense and two on the first team defense.

On the second team, OU had three on offense and two on defense.

OSU had five on the second team offense and three on the second team defense.

Oklahoma’s Dede Westbrook is the Big 12 Offfensive Player of the Year, duplicating the honor he won by the media.

He’s just the second receiver to ever win the award, joining Justin Blackmon of Oklahoma State in 2010.

Oklahoma offensive tackle Orlando Brown is the Big 12 Offensive Lineman of the Year.

Oklahoma State’s Justice Hill is the Big 12 Offensive Freshman of the Year.

Oklahoma’s Bob Stoops is the Big 12 Coach of the Year for the second season in a row, and the sixth time overall.

It’s the first time he’s won the award in back-to-back years.

The only other coach to win in consecutive seasons is Kansas State’s Bill Snyder in 2011 and 2012.

Here’s a complete look at the individual awards, first and second team selections, and honorable mention picks:

OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Dede Westbrook, Oklahoma, WR, Sr., Cameron, Texas
DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Jordan Willis, K-State, DE, Sr., Kansas City, Mo.
OFFENSIVE NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR: Justin Crawford, West Virginia, RB, Jr., Columbus, Ga.
DEFENSIVE NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR: D.J. Reed, K-State, DB, So., Bakersfield, Calif.
OFFENSIVE FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR: Justice Hill, Oklahoma State, RB, Tulsa, Okla.
DEFENSIVE FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR: Reggie Walker, K-State, DE, Ponchatoula, La.
SPECIAL TEAMS PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Michael Dickson, Texas, P, So., Sydney, Australia
OFFENSIVE LINEMAN OF THE YEAR: Orlando Brown, Oklahoma, So., Duluth, Ga.
DEFENSIVE LINEMAN OF THE YEAR: Jordan Willis, K-State, DE, Sr., Kansas City, Mo.
CHUCK NEINAS COACH OF THE YEAR: Bob Stoops, Oklahoma (18th season)


2016 All-Big 12 Football First Team
Pos. Player School Class Hometown/Previous School
QB Baker Mayfield + Oklahoma Jr. Austin, Texas/Texas Tech
RB Joe Mixon Oklahoma So. Oakley, Calif./Freedom
RB D’Onta Foreman * Texas Jr. Texas City, Texas/Texas City
FB Winston Dimel + K-State So. Manhattan, Kan./Manhattan
WR K.D. Cannon ^ Baylor Jr. Mount Pleasant, Texas/Mount Pleasant
WR Allen Lazard Iowa State Jr. Urbandale, Iowa/Urbandale
WR Dede Westbrook * Oklahoma Sr. Cameron, Texas/Blinn CC
WR James Washington^ Oklahoma State Jr. Stamford, Texas/Stamford
TE Mark Andrews ^ Oklahoma So. Scottsdale, Okla./Desert Mountain
OL Kyle Fuller ^ Baylor Sr. Wylie, Texas/Wylie
OL Dalton Risner K-State So. Wiggins, Colo./Wiggins
OL Orlando Brown Oklahoma So. Duluth, Ga./Peachtree Ridge
OL Connor Williams Texas So. Coppell, Texas/Coppell
OL Tyler Orlosky ^ West Virginia Sr. Cleveland, Ohio/St. Edward
PK Cole Netten Iowa State Sr. Ankeny, Iowa/Ankeny
KR/PR Byron Pringle K-State So. Tampa, Fla./Butler CC
Pos. Player School Class Hometown/Previous School
DL K.J. Smith Baylor Jr. Frisco, Texas/Centennial
DL Dorance Armstrong, Jr. * Kansas So. Houston, Texas/North Shore
DL Jordan Willis * K-State Sr. Kansas City, Mo./Rockhurst
DL Vincent Taylor Oklahoma State Jr. San Antonio, Texas/James Madi
DL Josh Carraway + TCU Sr. Flower Mound, Texas/Marcus
LB Elijah Lee ^ K-State Jr. Blue Springs, Mo./Blue Springs
LB Jordan Evans ^ Oklahoma Sr. Norman, Okla./Norman North
LB Travin Howard TCU Jr. Longview, Texas/Longview
DB Fish Smithson ^ Kansas Sr. Baltimore, Md./Highland
DB D.J. Reed K-State So. Bakersfield, Calif./Cerritos College
DB Jordan Thomas ^ Oklahoma Jr. Klein, Texas/Klein
DB Jordan Sterns ^ Oklahoma State Sr. Cibolo, Texas/Steele
DB Rasul Douglas West Virginia Sr. East Orange, N.J./Nassau CC
P Michael Dickson Texas So. Sydney, Australia
2016 All-Big 12 Football Second Team
Pos. Player School Class Hometown/Previous School
QB Patrick Mahomes II Texas Tech Jr. Whitehouse, Texas/Whitehouse
RB Samaje Perine ~ Oklahoma Jr. Pflugerville, Texas/Hendrickson
RB Justice Hill Oklahoma State Fr. Tulsa, Okla./Brooker T. Washington
FB Dimitri Flowers Oklahoma Jr. San Antonio, Texas/Churchill
WR Jonathan Giles Texas Tech So. Missouri City, Texas/Fort Bend Elkins
WR Shelton Gibson West Virginia Jr. Cleveland Heights, Ohio/Cleveland Heights
WR Daikiel Shorts Jr. West Virginia Sr. Clayton, N.J., Eastern Christian Academy
TE Blake Jarwin ~ Oklahoma State Sr. Tuttle, Okla./Tuttle
OL Nick Fett Iowa State Sr. Audubon, Iowa/Audubon
OL Zach Crabtree Oklahoma State Jr. Mansfield, Texas/Mansfield
OL Victor Salako Oklahoma State Sr. Huntsville, Ala./Grissom
OL Austin Schlottmann TCU Jr. Brenham, Texas/Brenham
OL Kent Perkins Texas Sr. Dallas, Texas/Lake Highlands
PK Ben Grogan Oklahoma State Sr. Arlington, Texas/Martin
KR/PR Dede Westbrook Oklahoma Sr. Cameron, Texas/Blinn CC
Pos. Player School Class Hometown/Previous School
DL Jhaustin Thomas Iowa State Sr. Atlanta, Ga./Columbia
DL Demond Tucker Iowa State Sr. Hazelhurst, Miss./Hazelhurst
DL Jordan Wade Oklahoma Sr. Round Rock, Texas/Stony Point
DL Aaron Curry TCU Sr. Keller, Texas/Nebraska
DL Breckyn Hager Texas So. Austin, Texas/Westlake
LB Ogbonnia Okoronkwo Oklahoma Jr. Houston, Texas/Alief Taylor
LB Chad Whitener Oklahoma State Jr. Mansfield, Texas/Mansfield
LB Ty Summers TCU So. San Antonio, Texas/Reagan
DB Patrick Levels Baylor Sr. Dallas, Texas/Roosevelt
DB Kamari Cotton-Moya Iowa State Jr. Bakersfield, Calif./Ridgeview
DB Tre Flowers Oklahoma State Jr. Converse, Texas/Judson
DB Denzel Johnson TCU Sr. Gainesville, Texas/Gainesville
DB Nick Orr TCU Jr. DeSoto, Texas/DeSoto
P Zach Sinor Oklahoma State So. Castroville, Texas/Medina Valley
+ – Repeat first team selection from 2015
~ – 2015 first team selection
^ – Second Team selection in 2015.
* – Unanimous selection
A tie in voting created an additional wide receiver spot
Players listed at each position alphabetically by school.


2016 All-Big 12 Honorable Mention
Baylor: Travon Blanchard (LB), Aiavion Edwards (LB), Kyle Fuller (OLofY), Drew Galitz (P), Tony Nicholson (K/PR), Ryan Reid (DB), Orion Stewart (DB), Terence Williams (RB)
Iowa State: Matt Campbell (CofY), Willie Harvey (LB), Cole Netten (STPofY), Kene Nwangwu (K/PR), Brian Peavy (DB), Patrick Scoggins (OL), Jomal Wiltz (DB)
Kansas: Hakeem Adeniji (OL), D’Andre Banks (OL), LaQuvionte Gonzales (ONofY), Mike Lee (DFrofY, DB), Cole Moos (P), Steven Sims Jr. (WR), Daniel Wise (DL), Matthew Wyman (PK), Michael Zunica (FB)
K-State: Dante Barnett (DB), Will Geary (DL), Dominique Heath (K/PR), Elijah Lee (DPofY), Mike Moore (LB), Reid Najvar (OL), Byron Pringle (WR), Dayton Valentine (TE)
Oklahoma: Emmanuel Beal (DNofY), Bobby Evans (OL), Baker Mayfield (OPofY), Joe Mixon (K/PR), Steven Parker (DB), Ben Powers (OL), Dru Samia (OL), Ahmad Thomas (DB), Erick Wren (OL)
Oklahoma State: Calvin Bundage (DFrofY), Jordan Burton (LB), Chris Carson (RB), Marcus Keyes (OL), Ashton Lampkin (DB), Jalen McCleskey (WR), Motekiai Maile (DL), Mason Rudolph (QB), Zach Sinor (STPofY),Vincent Taylor (DLofY, DPofY), Zac Veatch (TE)
TCU: Kyle Hicks (RB), Adam Nunez (P), Ranthony Texada (DB), KaVontae Turpin (STPofY, K/PR)
Texas: Shane Buechele (OFrofY), Poona Ford (DL), D’Onta Foreman (OPofY), Chris Nelson (DL), Malcolm Roach (DFrofY), Zach Shackelford (OL), Connor Williams (OLofY)
Texas Tech: Jordyn Brooks (DFrofY, LB), Baylen Brown (OL), Keke Coutee (WR), Patrick Mahomes II (OPofY)
West Virginia: Justin Arndt (LB), Al-Rasheed Benton (LB), Kyle Bosch (OL), Rasul Douglas (DPofY), Dana Holgorsen (CofY), David Long (DFrofY), Noble Nwachukwu (DL), Tyler Orlosky (OLofY), Adam Pankey (OL), Kyzir White (DNofY, DB)