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2007 CFN Preseason All-Big 12 Team

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Posted Jul 20, 2007


CFN 2007 Preseason All-Big 12 Team and Top 30 Players

2007 Big 12 Preview

CFN All-Big 12 Team

Team Previews, Offenses, Defenses & Depth Charts
North
Colorado | Iowa State | Kansas | Kansas State
Missouri | Nebraska


South Baylor | Oklahoma | Oklahoma State
Texas | Texas A&M | Texas Tech

- 2007 CFN Big 12 Preview
- Big 12 Team-by-Team Capsules

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Big 12 Unit Rankings

- Big 12 Schedules & Predictions

2007 Preseason All-Big 12 Offense

Offensive Player of the Year
QB Colt McCoy, Texas
Before last season began, no one would've believed that sophomore Colt McCoy would complete 68% of his passes for 2,570 yards and 29 touchdowns with just seven interceptions. There was a stretch during the middle of the year when he should've been considered for the Heisman with 19 touchdown passes and two interceptions over a six-game stretch, and then came the Kansas State game, when he got injured on an early touchdown run. Texas then found out how vital he was as it lost to the Wildcats, and lost two weeks later to Texas A&M when he was far less than 100%. While not a runner like Vince Young (who is?), he can certainly move and will get more carries and get on the move far more.

Top 30 Big 12 Players
1. QB Colt McCoy, Soph., Texas
2.
WR Malcolm Kelly, Jr., Oklahoma
3.
LB/DE Ian Campbell, Jr., Kansas St
4.
DT Frank Okam, Sr., Texas
5.
CB Aqib Talib, Jr., Kansas
6.
TE Martin Rucker, Sr., Missouri
7.
TE Chase Coffman, Jr., Missouri
8
. DT James McClinton, Sr., Kansas
9. CB Reggie Smith, Jr., Oklahoma
10.
QB Chase Daniel, Jr., Missouri
11
.
WR Limas Sweed, Sr., Texas
12.
WR Adarius Bowman, Sr., Okla St
13.
QB Graham Harrell, Jr., Texas Tech
14.
C Adam Spieker, Sr., Missouri
15.
OG George Robinson, Jr., Oklahoma
16.
QB Bret Meyer, Sr., Iowa State
17.
LB Alvin Bowen, Sr., Iowa State
18.
LB Joe Pawelek, Soph., Baylor
19.
CB Terrence Wheatley, Sr., Col.
20.
QB Stephen McGee, Jr., Tex A&M
2
1. LB Bo Ruud, Sr., Nebraska
22.
LB Jordon Dizon, Sr., Colorado
23.
LB Chris Collins, Soph., Okla St
24.
WR Todd Blythe, Sr., Iowa State
25.
TE Martellus Bennett, Jr., Tex A&M
26.
QB Bobby Reid, Jr., Texas A&M
27.
SS Andre Sexton, Soph., Okla State
28.
RB Dantrell Savage, Sr., Okla St
29.
RB Jorvorskie Lane, Jr., Texas A&M
30.
QB Sam Keller, Sr., Nebraska

QB - Colt McCoy, Soph. Texas
RB - Mike Goodson, Soph. Texas A&M
RB – Dantrell Savage, Sr. Oklahoma State
WR – Malcolm Kelly, Jr. Oklahoma
WR - Limas Sweed, Sr. Texas
TE – Martin Rucker, Sr. Missouri
OL – Kirk Elder, Sr. Texas A&M
OL – George Robinson, Jr. Oklahoma
OL – Adam Spieker, Sr. Missouri
OL – Louis Vasquez, Jr. Texas Tech
OL – Tony Hills, Sr. Texas
PK – Garrett Hartley, Sr. Oklahoma
KR – Kerry Franks, Sr. Texas A&M

2007 Preseason All-Big 12 Defense

Defensive Player of the Year
LB/DE Ian Campbell, Kansas State
After a stunning breakout season with 67 tackles, 17.5 tackles for loss and 11.5 sacks at an end, junior Ian Campbell will move to an outside linebacker in the new scheme. In reality, he'll likely play a hybrid of end and linebacker to do whatever is needed, but wherever he lines up, he'll be one of the Big 12's most dangerous defenders who'll need to be accounted for on every play. At 6-5 and 232 pounds, he has decent size, to go along with far too much speed for most tackles. The former walk-on was surprisingly strong against the run and could be devastating in all areas with more room to move.

DL – James McClinton, Sr. Kansas
DL - Frank Okam, Sr., Texas
DL – Lorenzo Williams, Sr. Missouri
DL/LB Ian Campbell, Jr. Kansas State
LB – Alvin Bowen, Sr. Iowa State
LB - Joe Pawelek, Soph. Baylor 
LB – Bo Ruud, Sr. Nebraska
DB – Nic Harris, Jr., Oklahoma
DB - Reggie Smith, Jr. Oklahoma 
DB - Aqib Talib, Jr. Kansas
DB – Terrence Wheatley, Sr. Colorado
P – Matt Fodge, Jr. Oklahoma State
PR – Perrish Cox, Soph. Oklahoma State

ALL-BIG 12 SECOND TEAM OFFENSE
QB - Chase Daniel, Jr., Missouri
RB – Jamaal Charles, Jr. Texas
RB - Jorvorskie Lane, Jr. A&M
WR - Todd Blythe, Sr. Iowa State
WR - Adarius Bowman, Sr. Oklahoma State  
TE - Chase Coffman, Jr. Missouri
OL - Anthony Collins, Jr. Kansas
OL - Kirk Elder, Sr. Texas A&M
OL - Tyler Luellen, Sr. Missouri
OL – Jason Smith, Jr. Baylor
OL – Cody Wallace, Sr. Texas A&M  
PK – Jeff Wolfert, Jr. Missouri
KR –  Reggie Smith, Jr. Oklahoma

ALL-BIG 12 SECOND TEAM DEFENSE.
DL - Red Bryant, Sr. Texas A&M
DL – Chris Harrington, Sr., Texas A&M
DL – George Hypolite, Jr., Colorado
DL – Ndamukong Suh, Sr., Nebraska
LB - Rashad Bobino, Jr., Texas 
LB - Chris Collins, Soph. Oklahoma State
LB - Jordon Dizon, Sr. Colorado
DB -
Joe Garcia, Sr. Texas Tech
DB – Andre Sexton, Soph. Oklahoma State
DB - Marcus Walker, Sr. Oklahoma  
DB – Marcus Watts, Sr. Kansas State
P – Justin Brantly, Jr. Texas A&M
PR - Danny Amendola, Sr. Texas Tech

 

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