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July 24, 2009
Bradford headlines All Big 12 Team
Sam Bradford continues to pile up the honors as he was selected by members of the Big 12 media as the conference's Preseason Offensive Player of the Year on Friday.
Bradford, last season's Heisman Trophy winning quarterback, was also selected as the Player of the Year in the Big 12 Conference in 2008.
Bradford was joined by Nebraska's Ndamukong Suh who edged out Gerald McCoy for the Preseason Defensive Player of the Year and Baylor's Phil Taylor as Preseason Newcomer of the Year.
Oklahoma was well-represented garnering eight first-team All Big 12 selections, the most of any team in the conference.
Bradford is joined on the first-team by Trent Williams, Jermaine Gresham and Demarco Murray.
Defensively, Gerald McCoy, Travis Lewis, Dominique Franks and Jeremy Beal also represented the Sooners as first-team selections.
On Thursday, it was announced that Oklahoma and Texas tied for the media's vote as top team in the Big 12 South Division.
Big 12 Media Days will take place next week July 27-29 and Oklahoma will be represented on Tuesday by Bob Stoops, Sam Bradford, Jermaine Gresham and Gerald McCoy.
SoonerScoop.com will have full coverage of the Sooners as well as the rest of the teams in the Big 12.
BIG 12 MEDIA'S ALL-BIG 12 TEAM
Offensive Player of the Year: Sam Bradford, Oklahoma (QB, 6-4, 223, Jr/2L, Oklahoma City, Okla.)
Defensive Player of the Year: Ndamukong Suh, Nebraska (DT, 6-4, 300, Sr/3L, Portland, Ore.)
Newcomer of the Year: Phil Taylor, Baylor (DT, 6-4, 355, Jr/TR, Clinton, Md.)
WR Dez Bryant, Oklahoma State, 6-2, 215, Jr, Lufkin, Texas
TE Jermaine Gresham, Oklahoma, 6-6, 258, Sr, Ardmore, Okla.
OL Russell Okung, Oklahoma State, 6-6, 305, Sr, Fort Bend, Texas
OL Trent Williams, Oklahoma, 6-5, 318, Sr, Longview, Texas
C Chris Hall, Texas, 6-4, 295, Sr, Irving, Texas
OL Adam Ulatoski, Texas, 6-6, 310, Sr, Southlake, Texas
OL Brandon Carter, Texas Tech, 6-7, 354, Sr, Longview, Texas
WR Dezmon Briscoe, Kansas, 6-3, 202, Jr, Dallas, Texas
QB Sam Bradford, Oklahoma, 6-4, 223, Jr, Oklahoma City, Okla.
RB Kendall Hunter, Oklahoma State, 5-8, 190, Jr, Tyler, Texas
RB DeMarco Murray, Oklahoma, 6-1, 214, Jr, Las Vegas, Nev.
PK Alex Henery, Nebraska, 6-2, 175, Jr, Omaha, Neb.
KR Perrish Cox, Oklahoma State, 6-0, 195, Sr, Waco, Texas
DL Ndamukong Suh Nebraska 6-4 300 Sr/3L Portland, Ore.
DL Gerald McCoy, Oklahoma, 6-4, 297, Jr, Oklahoma City, Okla.
DL Jeremy Beal, Oklahoma, 6-3, 261, Jr, Carrollton, Texas
DL Sergio Kindle, Texas, 6-4, 255, Sr, Dallas, Texas
LB Sean Weatherspoon, Missouri, 6-2, 245, Sr, Jasper, Texas
LB Joe Pawelek, Baylor, 6-2, 240, Sr, San Antonio, Texas
LB Travis Lewis, Oklahoma, 6-2, 232, So, San Antonio, Texas
DB Darrell Stuckey, Kansas, 6-1, 205, Sr, Kansas City, Kan.
DB Jordan Lake, Baylor, 6-1, 215, Sr, Houston, Texas
DB Dominique Franks, Oklahoma, 6-0, 192, Jr, Tulsa, Okla.
DB Earl Thomas, Texas, 5-10, 197, So, Orange, Texas
P Derek Epperson, Baylor, 6-3, 235, Jr, Southlake, Texas
PR Dez Bryant, Oklahoma State, 6-2, 215, Jr, Lufkin, Texas