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KU’s Briscoe, Stuckey named to media’s preseason all-Big 12 team

Two members of the KU football team received Big XII preseason honors. The media selected the players as part of the 22 best players in the conference.

July 24, 2009

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Kansas wide receiver Dezmon Briscoe and safety Darrell Stuckey were both named to the media's preseason All-Big 12 team Friday.

Briscoe had 92 catches for 1,407 yards and 15 touchdowns as a sophomore last season. Stuckey, meanwhile, led the Jayhawks last year with five interceptions and was second on the team with 98 tackles.

Oklahoma quarterback Sam Bradford was named the preseason offensive player of the year, while Nebraska defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh was selected as the preseason defensive player of the year.

Baylor defensive tackle Phil Taylor was picked as the preseason newcomer of the year.

KU and NU led the Big 12 North schools with two selections each on the preseason All-Big 12 team. Missouri linebacker Sean Witherspoon was the only other Big 12 North player to be selected on the 26-person All-Big 12 roster.

The full preseason All-Big 12 team is below.

2009 Media Preseason All-Big 12 Football Team

Offensive Player of the Year: Sam Bradford, Oklahoma
Defensive Player of the Year: Ndamukong Suh, Nebraska
Newcomer of the Year: Phil Taylor, Baylor

Offense
WR Dez Bryant* Oklahoma State
TE Jermaine Gresham* Oklahoma
OL Russell Okung* Oklahoma State
OL Trent Williams* Oklahoma
C Chris Hall# Texas
OL Adam Ulatoski* Texas
OL Brandon Carter Texas Tech
WR Dezmon Briscoe# Kansas
QB Sam Bradford* Oklahoma
RB Kendall Hunter* Oklahoma State
RB DeMarco Murray^* Oklahoma
PK Alex Henery Nebraska
KR Perrish Cox Oklahoma State

Defense
DL Ndamukong Suh# Nebraska
DL Gerald McCoy* Oklahoma
DL Jeremy Beal# Oklahoma
DL Sergio Kindle Texas
LB Sean Weatherspoon*^ Missouri
LB Joe Pawelek*^ Baylor
LB Travis Lewis Oklahoma
DB Darrell Stuckey* Kansas
DB Jordan Lake*^ Baylor
DB Dominique Franks# Oklahoma
DB Earl Thomas Texas
P Derek Epperson Baylor
PR Dez Bryant* Oklahoma State

* 2008 All-Big 12 First Team selection
# 2008 All-Big 12 Second Team selection

Comments

Jeff Kilgore 4 years, 9 months ago

puddle, are you kidding? Really? Maybe a slight drop off at RB, but other than that, these players are all Sunday guys. But yes, there has been lost talent, but look at the league's QBs. No better conference in America for that position.

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puddleglum 4 years, 9 months ago

wow. where has all of the talent gone from the big 12?

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Zachary Stoltenberg 4 years, 9 months ago

God bless you.

(you really should cover your mouth when you sneeze)

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hskrbkr 4 years, 9 months ago

Suuuuuhhhhhhhh!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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