Dec. 4, 2003

The 2003 Associated Press All-Big 12 team, as selected by a panel of 19 sports writers who regularly cover the league for newspapers throughout the league's seven states. Players at all positions are listed alphabetically; players names preceeded by "u" are unanimous selections.

AP ALL-BIG 12 TEAM

First Team Offense

Center: Nick Leckey, Kansas State, Sr., 6-4, 285, Grapevine, Texas

Offensive Line: u-Jammal Brown, Oklahoma, Jr., 6-6, 313, Lawton, Okla.; Rob Droege, Missouri, Sr., 6-6, 305, St. Louis, Mo.; Tillman Holloway, Texas, Sr., 6-3, 315, Basalt, Colo.; Richie Incognito, Nebraska, So., 6-3, 305, Glendale, Ariz.

Tight End: Mickey Peters, Texas Tech, Sr., 6-3, 215, Weatherford, Texas

Receivers: Mark Clayton, Oklahoma, Jr., 5-11, 187, Arlington, Texas; Rashaun Woods, Oklahoma State, Sr., 6-2, 190, Oklahoma City, Okla.

Running Back: Tatum Bell, Oklahoma State, Sr., Oklahoma State, 5-11, 205, DeSoto, Texas; u-Darren Sproles, Kansas State, Jr., 5-7, 170, Olathe, Kan.

Quarterback: u-Jason White, Oklahoma, Sr., 6-3, 221, Tuttle, Okla.

All-Purpose: Wes Welker, Texas Tech, Sr., 5-9, 190, Oklahoma City, Okla.

Kicker: Trey DiCarlo, Oklahoma, So., 6-0, 180, Carrollton, Texas


First Team Defense

Defensive Line: Dan Cody, Oklahoma, Jr., 6-5, 270, Ada, Okla., Dusty Dvoracek, Oklahoma, Jr., 6-3, 282, Lake Dallas, Texas Tommie Harris, Oklahoma, Jr., 6-3, 289, Killeen, Texas Greg Richmond, Oklahoma State, Sr., 6-2, 245, Oklahoma City, Okla.

Linebacker: Josh Buhl, Kansas State, Sr., 6-0, 210, Mesquite, Texas Derrick Johnson, Texas, Jr., 6-4, 230, Waco, Texas u-Teddy Lehman, Oklahoma, Sr., 6-2, 243, Fort Gibson, Okla. Demorrio Williams, Nebraska, Sr., 6-1, 215, Beckville, Texas

Defensive Back: Josh Bullocks, Nebraska, So., 6-1, 205, Chattanooga, Tenn.; u-Derrick Strait, Oklahoma, Sr. 5-11, 195, Austin, Texas; Nathan Vasher, Texas, Sr., 5-11, 180, Texarkana, Texas; Darrent Williams, Oklahoma State, Jr., 5-9, 175, Fort Worth, Texas Punter: Kyle Larson, Nebraska, Sr., 6-0, 205, Funk, Neb.


Second Team Offense

Offensive Line: Vince Carter, Oklahoma, Jr., 6-3, 289, Waco, Texas; Marwan Hage, Colorado, Sr., 6-3, 295, Montreal, Canada; Ryan Lilja, Kansas State, Jr., 6-3, 300, Lake Quivira, Kan.; Sam Mayes, Oklahoma State, Jr., 6-4, 350, Austintown, Ohio; A.J. Ricker, Missouri, Sr., 6-4, 305, Klein, Texas

Tight End: Matt Herian, Nebraska, So., 6-5, 245, Pierce, Neb.

Wide Receiver: James Terry, Kansas State, Sr., 6-5, 185, Homestead, Fla.; Roy Williams, Texas, Sr., 6-4, 210, Odessa, Texas

Running Back: Zack Abron, Missouri, Sr., 5-10, 228, Lake St. Louis, Mo.; Cedric Benson, Texas, Jr., 6-0, 215, Midland, Texas

Quarterback: B.J. Symons, Texas Tech, Sr., 6-1, 220, Houston

All-Purpose: Antonio Perkins, Oklahoma, Jr., 6-0, 188, Lawton, Okla.

Kicker: Luke Phillips, Oklahoma State, Sr., 6-0, 170, Tulsa, Okla.


Second Team Defense

Defensive Line: Adell Duckett, Texas Tech, Jr., 6-4, 265, Mineral Wells, Texas; Andrew Shull, Kansas State, Sr., 6-5, 260, Webb City, Mo.; Marcus Tubbs, Texas, Sr., 6-4, 310, DeSoto, Texas; Rodrique Wright, Texas, So., 6-5, 315, Houston

Linebacker: Ryan Hickman, Kansas State, Sr., 6-3, 220, Mesquite, Texas; James Kinney, Missouri, Jr., 6-1, 239, Kankakee, Ill.; Barrett Ruud, Nebraska, Jr., 6-2, 245, Lincoln, Neb.; Gabe Toomey, Kansas, Jr., 6-4, 240, West Des Moines, Iowa

Defensive Back: Jaxson Appel, Texas A&M, So., 5-10, 196, Friendswood, Texas; Ryan Aycock, Texas Tech, Sr., Texas Tech, 6-0, 210, Lubbock, Texas; Donte Nicholson, Oklahoma, Jr., 6-2, 210, Walnut, Calif.; Rashad Washington, Kansas State, Sr., 6-3, 210, Wichita, Kan.

Punter: Cole Farden, Oklahoma State, Jr., 5-11, 210, Grapevine, Texas


Honorable Mention

Offensive Line: Chris Akin, Oklahoma State; Toby Cecil, Texas Tech; Tony Coker, Kansas; Jon Doty, Kansas State; Mike Erickson, Nebraska; Mike Johnson, Kansas State; Davin Joseph, Oklahoma; Casey Keck, Texas Tech; Adrian Jones, Kansas; Daniel Loper, Texas Tech; Bob Montgomery, Iowa State; Tony Palmer, Missouri; Alan Reuber, Texas A&M; Jonathan Scott, Texas; Wes Sims, Oklahoma; Dan Vili Waldrop, Nebraska.

Tight End: Billy Bajema, Oklahoma State; Brian Casey, Kansas State; Thomas Hill, Kansas State; Joe Klopfenstein, Colorado; J.D. McCoy, Missouri; Bo Scaife, Texas; David Thomas, Texas.

Wide Receiver: Carlos Francis, Texas Tech; D.J. Hackett, Colorado; Derek McCoy, Colorado; Wes Welker, Texas Tech. Running Back: Rashad Armstrong, Baylor; Courtney Lewis, Texas A&M.

Quarterback: Ell Roberson, Kansas State; Brad Smith, Missouri; Bill Whittemore, Kansas.

All-Purpose: Jeremy Bloom, Colorado; Josh Davis, Nebraska; Charles Gordon, Kansas; Taurean Henderson, Texas Tech; Terrence Murphy, Texas A&M; Brad Smith, Missouri; Vince Young, Texas.

Defensive Line: Jason Berryman, Iowa State; Jordan Carstens, Iowa State; Jonathan Jackson, Oklahoma; Justin Montgomery, Kansas State; C.J. Mosley, Missouri; Gabe Nyenhuis, Colorado; Brian Smith, Missouri.

Linebacker: Gayron Allen, Oklahoma; Brandon Barnes, Missouri; Brandon Brown, Iowa State; Paul Duren, Oklahoma State; John Garrett, Baylor; T.J. Hollowell, Nebraska; Nick Reid, Kansas; John Saldi, Texas Tech; Sean Tufts, Colorado.

Defensive Back: JaMaine Billups, Iowa State; Brandon Everage, Oklahoma; Phillip Geiggar, Texas; Byron Jones, Texas A&M; Maurice Lane, Baylor; James McGill, Kansas State; Medford Moorer, Colorado; Antonio Perkins, Oklahoma; Brodney Pool, Oklahoma; Fabian Washington, Nebraska; Cedrick Williams, Kansas State; Nino Williams, Missouri.

Punter: Curtis Ansel, Kansas; Daniel Sepulveda, Baylor.


Offensive Player of the Year: Jason White, Oklahoma
Defensive Player of the Year: Derrick Strait, Oklahoma
Offensive Newcomer of the Year: Vince Young, Texas
Defensive Newcomer of the Year: Jason Berryman, Iowa State
Coach of the Year: Bob Stoops, Oklahoma


Voters: Lee Barfknecht, Omaha (Neb.) World-Herald; Harold Bechard, Hutchinson (Kan.) News; B.G. Brooks, Rocky Mountain News, Denver; Jimmy Burch, Fort Worth (Texas) Star-Telegram; Guerin Emig, Norman (Okla.) Transcript; Kim Gorum, Waco (Texas) Tribune-Herald; Tim Griffin, San Antonio Express-News; Kevin Haskin, Topeka (Kan.) Capital-Journal; John Helsley, The Daily Oklahoman; John Hoover, Tulsa (Okla.) World; Jason King, Kansas City Star; Andrew Logue, The Des Moines Register; Dave Matter, Columbia (Mo.) Daily Tribune; Eric Petersen, Ames (Iowa) Tribune; Randy Riggs, Austin (Texas) American-Statesman; Jerome Solomon, Houston Chronicle; Adam Thompson, Denver Post; Keith Whitmire, The Dallas Morning News; Don Williams, Lubbock (Texas) Avalanche-Journal.