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Baylor Athlete of the Year Nominees
Courtesy: Big12Sports.com
          Release: 07/16/2012
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Big 12 Athlete of the Year candidates will be highlighted each day through July 20. Fans who follow the Big 12 Conference on Facebook and twitter will then be able to vote for their male and female choices from July 20-24. Fan voting will be considered in the final tally for selecting this prestigious award.

This morning's featured candidates are Baylor's Brittney Griner and Robert Griffin III.

MALE ATHLETE OF THE YEAR NOMINEE
FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE YEAR NOMINEE
Robert Griffin III; Football
Junior; Copperas Cove, Texas


♦  Heisman Trophy winner
♦  Set or tied 54 school records in 41 career games played
♦  Consensus All-American
♦  Big 12 Offensive Player of the Year and All-Big 12 First Team
♦  Davey O'Brien and Manning Awards
Brittney Griner; Women's Basketball
Junior; Houston, Texas 


♦  Consensus National Player of the Year
♦  Consensus First Team All-America
♦  Most Outstanding Player of the Women's Final Four while leading Baylor to the national title
♦  Big 12 Player and Defensive Player of the Year
♦  Big 12's career blocked shots leader
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