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Big 12 Football 2017 All-Conference Team

Baker Mayfield, Oklahoma Football

Baker Mayfield, Oklahoma Football

The Big 12’s 2017 all-conference team features a three-way tie at the top for the most selections. Texas, Oklahoma State and Oklahoma all feature 15 picks for Athlon’s 2017 All-Big 12 team, while Kansas State checks in second at 13 selections. The Sooners feature quarterback Baker Mayfield and standout tackle Orlando Brown on the first team. Oklahoma State receiver James Washington earns first-team honors, while quarterback Mason Rudolph is a second-team selection. The Longhorns feature three first-team picks, including linebacker Malik Jefferson.

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Athlon Sports has released its top 25 for 2017. Now, it’s time to take a look at the best of the best and honor the top players in the league with a release of first, second, third and fourth all-conference teams for 2017.

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An important note on the all-conference teams: These are based on how players will perform in 2017. Career statistics and awards matter in the evaluation, but choosing players for the 2017 all-conference team is largely based on predicting and projecting the best for the upcoming year.

Big 12 Football 2017 All-Conference Team

 

First-Team Offense

Second-Team Offense

Third-Team Offense

Fourth-Team Offense

QB

Baker Mayfield Oklahoma 

Mason Rudolph Okla. State 

Jesse Ertz K-State 

Will Grier WVU 

RB

Justice Hill Okla. State 

Chris Warren Texas 

Alex Barnes K-State 

Rodney Anderson Oklahoma 

RB

Justin Crawford WVU 

Terence Williams Baylor 

David Montgomery Iowa State 

JaMycal Hasty Baylor 

AP

Kyle Hicks TCU 

KaVontae Turpin TCU 

Winston Dimel  K-State 

Dylan Cantrell Texas Tech 

WR

James Washington Okla. State 

Keke Coutee Texas Tech 

Byron Pringle K-State 

Jeff Badet Oklahoma 

WR

Allen Lazard Iowa State 

Jalen McCleskey Okla. State 

Collin Johnson Texas 

Blake Lynch Baylor 

TE

Mark Andrews Oklahoma 

Ka'Raun White (WR) WVU 

Steven Sims (WR) Kansas 

Marcell Ateman (WR) Okla. State 

C

Austin Schlottmann TCU 

Zach Shackelford Texas 

Reid Najvar K-State 

Devin Duvernay (WR) Texas 

OL

Connor Williams Texas 

Zachary Crabtree Okla. State 

Marcus Keyes Okla. State 

Joseph Noteboom TCU 

OL

Orlando Brown Oklahoma 

Bobby Evans Oklahoma 

Yodny Cajuste WVU 

Patrick Vahe Texas 

OL

Dalton Risner K-State 

Scott Frantz K-State 

Jake Campos Iowa State 

Dru Samia Oklahoma 

OL

Kyle Bosch WVU 

Ben Powers Oklahoma 

Hakeem Adeniji Kansas 

Aaron Cochran Okla. State 

 

First-Team Defense

Second-Team Defense

Third-Team Defense

Fourth-Team Defense

DL

Dorance Armstrong Kansas 

Daniel Wise Kansas 

JaQuan Bailey Iowa State 

Chris Nelson Texas 

DL

Reggie Walker K-State 

Will Geary K-State 

Darrion Daniels  Okla. State 

Ray Lima Iowa State 

DL

Malcolm Roach Texas 

Poona Ford Texas 

Ben Banogu TCU 

Jarrell Owens Okla. State 

DL

K.J. Smith Baylor 

Breckyn Hager Texas 

Neville Gallimore Oklahoma 

David Long (LB) WVU 

LB

Travin Howard TCU 

Caleb Kelly Oklahoma 

Jordyn Brooks Texas Tech 

Joe Dineen Kansas 

LB

Malik Jefferson Texas 

Taylor Young Baylor 

Ty Summers TCU 

Al-Rasheed Benton WVU 

LB

Ogbonnia Okoronkwo Oklahoma 

Chad Whitener Okla. State 

Willie Harvey Iowa State 

Kris Boyd (CB) Texas 

CB

Jordan Thomas Oklahoma 

Ranthony Texada TCU 

P.J. Locke Texas 

Ramon Richards (S) Okla. State 

CB

D.J. Reed K-State 

Brian Peavy Iowa State 

Duke Shelley K-State 

Niko Small (S) TCU 

S

Tre Flowers Okla. State 

Nick Orr TCU 

Steven Parker Oklahoma 

Jah'Shawn Johnson Texas Tech 

S

Kamari Cotton-Moya Iowa State 

Dravon Henry-Askew WVU 

Kyzir White WVU 

Mike Lee Kansas 

 

First-Team Specialists

Second-Team Specialists

Third-Team Specialists

Fourth-Team Specialists

K

Clayton Hatfield Texas Tech 

Matthew McCrane K-State 

Austin Seibert Oklahoma 

Garrett Owens Iowa State 

P

Michael Dickson Texas 

Zach Sinor Okla. State 

Austin Seibert Oklahoma 

Colin Downing Iowa State 

KR

Byron Pringle K-State 

KaVontae Turpin TCU 

Tyron Johnson Okla. State 

Devin Duvernay Texas 

PR

KaVontae Turpin TCU 

Tony Nicholson Baylor 

Trever Ryan Iowa State 

Cameron Batson Texas Tech 

Team-by-Team Breakdown of Athlon's 2017 All-Big 12 Team

 

First

Second

Third

Fourth

Baylor

Offense: 0 Defense: 1 Special Teams: 0

Offense: 1 Defense: 1 Special Teams: 1

Offense: 0 Defense: 0 Special Teams: 0

Offense: 2 Defense: 0 Special Teams: 0

Iowa State

Offense: 1 Defense: 1 Special Teams: 0

Offense: 0 Defense: 1 Special Teams: 0

Offense: 2 Defense: 2 Special Teams: 1

Offense: 0 Defense: 1 Special Teams: 2

Kansas

Offense: 0 Defense: 1 Special Teams: 0

Offense: 0 Defense: 1 Special Teams: 0

Offense: 2 Defense: 0 Special Teams: 0

Offense: 0 Defense: 2 Special Teams: 0

Kansas State

Offense: 1 Defense: 2 Special Teams: 1

Offense: 1 Defense: 1 Special Teams: 1

Offense: 5 Defense: 1 Special Teams: 0

Offense: 0 Defense: 0 Special Teams: 0

Oklahoma

Offense: 3 Defense: 2 Special Teams: 0

Offense: 2 Defense: 1 Special Teams: 0

Offense: 0 Defense: 2 Special Teams: 2

Offense: 3 Defense: 0 Special Teams: 0

Oklahoma State

Offense: 2 Defense: 1 Special Teams: 0

Offense: 3 Defense: 1 Special Teams: 1

Offense: 1 Defense: 1 Special Teams: 1

Offense: 2 Defense: 2 Special Teams: 0

TCU

Offense: 2 Defense: 1 Special Teams: 1

Offense: 1 Defense: 2 Special Teams: 1

Offense: 0 Defense: 2 Special Teams: 0

Offense: 1 Defense: 1 Special Teams: 0

Texas

Offense: 1 Defense: 2 Special Teams: 1 

Offense: 2 Defense: 2 Special Teams: 0

Offense: 1 Defense: 1 Special Teams: 0

Offense: 2 Defense: 2 Special Teams: 1

Texas Tech

Offense: 0 Defense: 0 Special Teams: 1

Offense: 1 Defense: 0 Special Teams: 0

Offense: 0 Defense: 1 Special Teams: 0

Offense: 1 Defense: 1 Special Teams: 1

West Virginia

Offense: 2 Defense: 0 Special Teams: 0

Offense: 1 Defense: 1 Special Teams: 0

Offense: 1 Defense: 1 Special Teams: 0

Offense: 1 Defense: 2 Special Teams: 0