Oklahoma State, Oklahoma football players honored by Big 12 conference
ALL-BIG 12 — The All-Big 12 football teams and the players of the year were released on Wednesday. Several players from Oklahoma State and Oklahoma were honored.
Several Oklahoma State and Oklahoma football players were honored by the Big 12 conference on Wednesday.
The conference released its players of the year and its All-Big 12 team.
Here is s a look at the state players honored:
* OSU's Grant Garner was named the offensive lineman of the year.
* OU's Frank Alexander was named the defensive lineman of the year and the co-defensive player of the year.
* Kansas State's Tyler Lockett, who is from Tulsa, was named the offensive freshman of the year.
* OSU kicker/punter Quinn Sharp was named the special teams player of the year.
Here is a look at the players/coach of the year and the All-Big 12 teams:
* Coach of the Year: Bill Snyder, Kansas State, 20th Season
* Offensive Linemen of the Year: Grant Garner, Oklahoma State, Sr., Mesquite, Texas
* Defensive Linemen of the Year: Frank Alexander, Oklahoma, Sr., DE, Baton Rouge, La.
* Offensive Freshman of the Year: Tyler Lockett, Kansas State, WR, Tulsa, Okla.
* Defensive Freshman of the Year: Quandre Diggs, Texas, DB, Angleton, Texas
* Special Teams Player of the Year: Quinn Sharp, Oklahoma State, Jr., PK/P, Mansfield, Texas
* Offensive Newcomer of the Year: Aaron Horne, Iowa State, Jr., WR, Oakland, Calif.
* Defensive Newcomer of the Year: Arthur Brown, Kansas State, Jr., LB, Wichita, Kan.
* Co-Defensive Players of the Year: A.J. Klein, Iowa State, Jr., LB, Kimberly, Wis.
Frank Alexander, Oklahoma, Sr., DE, Baton Rouge, La.
* Offensive Player OF THE Year: Robert Griffin III, Baylor, Jr., QB, Copperas Cove, Texas
2011 ALL-BIG 12 FIRST TEAM
* QB: Robert Griffin, Baylor
* RB: Terrance Ganaway, Baylor; Henry Josey, Missouri
* FB: Trey Millard, Oklahoma
* WR: Kendall Wright, Baylor; Ryan Broyles, Oklahoma; Justin Blackmon, Oklahoma State
* TE: Michael Egnew, Missouri
* OL: Philip Blake, Baylor; Kelechi Osemele, Iowa State; Cyde Aufner, Kansas State; Grant Garner, Oklahoma State; Levy Adcock, Oklahoma State; Gabe Ikard, Oklahoma
* PK: Quinn Sharp, Oklahoma State
* KR/PR: Fozzy Whittaker, Texas
* DL: Ray Kibble, Kansas State; Frank Alexander, Oklahoma; Ronnell Lewis, Oklahoma; Jamie Blatnick, Oklahoma State; Alex Okafor, Texas
* LB: A.J. Klein, Iowa State; Arthur Brown, Kansas State; Emmanuel Acho, Texas
* DB: Nigel Malone, Kansas State; Jamell Fleming, Oklahoma; Brodrick Brown, Oklahoma State; Markelle Martin, Oklahoma State; Kenny Vaccaro, Texas