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More Pre-Season Accolades


Congratulations go to Auston English for being named Preseason Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year.

English is the second year in a row that a Sooner has been named Preseason Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year.

In addition to English being name Preseason Defensive Player of the Year, he and 4 other Sooners were named to the Big 12 Preseason team.

DeMarco Murray, Phil Loadholt, Duke Robinson, Nic Harris, and Auston English.


Here is the full Preseason Team:

WR, Michael Crabtree, Texas Tech
TE, Chase Coffman, Missouri
OL, Duke Robinson, Oklahoma
OL, Phil Loadholt, Oklahoma
C, Jon Cooper, Oklahoma
OL, Louis Vasquez, Texas Tech

OL, Colin Brown, Missouri
OL, Cedric Dockery, Texas
WR, Jeremy Maclin, Missouri
QB, Chase Daniel, Missouri
RB, Marlon Lucky, Nebraska
RB, DeMarco Murray, Oklahoma
PK, Jeff Wolfert, Missouri
KR, Marcus Herford, Kansas

DL, Auston English, Oklahoma
DL, Ian Campbell, Kansas State
DL, George Hypolite, Colorado
DL, Brian Orakpo, Texas
LB, Sean Weatherspoon, Missouri
LB, Joe Mortenson, Kansas
LB, Joe Pawelek, Baylor

DB, Nic Harris, Oklahoma
DB, William Moore, Missouri
DB, Jamar Wall, Texas Tech
DB, Jordan Lake, Baylor
P, Justin Brantly, Texas A&M                                                                                               PR, Jeremy Maclin, Missouri

(An extra OL was added because of a tie and Crabtree was the only unanimous selection)

OU's English is Big 12 preseason defensive player of the year []