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Calvin Barnett named Big 12 Defensive Newcomer of the Year

by Gina Mizell Published: December 5, 2012

Oklahoma State defensive tackle Calvin Barnett was named the Big 12 Defensive Newcomer of the Year in a vote by the league’s coaches.

Barnett was a consistent difference-maker on the interior for OSU this season, tallying 29 tackles (7.5 for loss), one sack, four quarterback hurries and one pass break-up.

Barnett, a Tulsa Washington product who transferred from Navarro Junior College, is the first OSU player to earn the conference’s Big 12 Defensive Newcomer of the Year honor.

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by Gina Mizell
OSU Sports Reporter
Gina Mizell joined The Oklahoman in August of 2011 as the Oklahoma State beat writer, where she covered the Cowboys' historic run to the Big 12 championship and Fiesta Bowl in her first season on the job. Before arriving in Stillwater, Gina was...
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