Pac-12 football all-Conference team announced

Jeff Chiu/Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO—Record-setting backs highlight the 2015 All-Pac-12 football team. WASHINGTON STATE’s Luke Falk and CALIFORNIA’s Jared Goff share first team honors after the two quarterbacks set school marks for touchdown passes in a season – Falk with 36, Goff with 37. The two were just the eighth and ninth quarterbacks in Pac-12 history to throw for more than 4,000 yards in a season – Falk with 4,266 and Goff with 4,252. STANFORD running back Christian McCaffrey set a Pac-12 record with 3,035 all-purpose yards and is just the third player in FBS history to post more than 3,000 all-purpose yards in a single season. UTAH punter Tom Hackett has earned first-team honors for the third straight year, while USC linebacker Su’a Cravens earns first team honors for the second time. The Pac-12 Player of the Year honors and Coach of the Year will be unveiled Tuesday night by the Pac-12 Networks on Inside Pac-12 Football that airs at 6 p.m. PT/9 p.m. ET.

2015 ALL-PAC-12 CONFERENCE FOOTBALL TEAM

  First Team Offense   Second Team Offense
QB Luke Falk, So., Washington State QB Kevin Hogan, Sr., Stanford
QB Jared Goff, Jr., California    
RB Royce Freeman, So., Oregon RB Devontae Booker, Sr., Utah
RB Christian McCaffrey, So., Stanford RB Paul Perkins, Jr., UCLA
WR Kenny Lawler, Jr., California WR Bralon Addison, Jr.. Oregon
WR Gabe Marks, Jr., Washington State WR Darren Carrington, So., Oregon
WR JuJu Smith-Schuster, So., USC WR Nelson Spruce, Sr., Colorado
TE Austin Hooper, Jr., Stanford TE Thomas Duarte, Jr., UCLA
OL Zach Banner, Jr., USC OL Jake Brendel, Sr., UCLA
OL Joe Dahl, Sr., Washington State OL J.J. Dielman, Jr., Utah
OL Joshua Garnett, Sr., Stanford OL Conor McDermott, Jr., UCLA
OL Tyler Johnstone, Sr, Oregon OL Christian Westerman, Sr., Arizona State
OL Kyle Murphy, Sr., Stanford OL Chad Wheeler, Jr., USC

 

  First Team Defense   Second Team Defense
DL  DeForest Buckner, Sr., Oregon       DL        Darryl Paulo, Sr., Washington State
DL  Kenny Clark, Jr., UCLA          DL        Delvon Simmons, Sr., USC
DL  Lowell Lotulelei, So., Utah     DL        Taniela Tupou, Sr., Washington
DL  Aziz Shittu, Sr., Stanford      DL        Destiny Vaeao, Sr., Washington State
DL  Antwaun Woods, Sr., USC    
LB  Su’a Cravens, Jr., USC (2)      LB Travis Feeney, Sr., Washington
LB  Blake Martinez, Sr., Stanford   LB Deon Hollins, Jr., UCLA
LB  Gionni Paul, Sr., Utah          LB        Jared Norris, Sr., Utah
DB  Budda Baker, So., Washington     DB Chidobe Awuzie, Jr., Colorado
DB  Adoree’ Jackson, So., USC        DB Randall Goforth, Jr., UCLA
DB  Sidney Jones, So., Washington    DB Ronnie Harris, Sr., Stanford
DB  Marcus Williams, So., Utah       DB Jaleel Wadood, So., UCLA

 

  First Team Specialists   Second Team Specialists
PK Aidan Schneider, So., Oregon PK Ka’imi Fairbairn, Sr., UCLA
P Tom Hackett, Sr., Utah (3) P Drew Riggleman, Sr., Arizona
RS Christian McCaffrey, So., Stanford RS Adoree’ Jackson, So., USC
AP/ST Charles Nelson, So., Oregon AP/ST Soma Vainuku, Sr., USC

 

AP/ST=All-Purpose/Special Teams Player (not a kicker or returner)RS=Return Specialist

(2) Two-time first team selection

(3) Three-time first team selection

 

PAC-12 ALL-CONFERENCE HONORABLE MENTION

ARIZONA: DL Reggie Gilbert, Sr.; DB Will Parks, Sr.; PK Casey Skowron, Sr.

ARIZONA STATE: DB Lloyd Carrington, Sr.; LB Salamo Fiso, Jr.; LB Antonio Longino, Sr.; DB Jordan Simone, Sr.; DL Tashon Smallwood, So.; OL Vi Teofilo, Sr.

CALIFORNIA: TE Stephen Anderson, Sr.; OL Chris Borrayo, Jr.; DL Kyle Kragen, Sr.; DB Stefan McClure, Sr.; LB Hardy Nickerson, Jr.; WR Bryce Treggs, Sr.

COLORADO: TE Sean Irwin, Jr.; SS Tedric Thompson, Jr.

OREGON: QB Vernon Adams Jr., Sr.; DL Alex Balducci, Sr.; OL Matt Hegarty, Sr.; DB Tyree Robinson, So.

OREGON STATE: RS Victor Bolden, Jr.; OL Josh Mitchell, Sr.; DL Kyle Peko, Sr.; P Nick Porebski, So.; OL Isaac Seumalo, Jr.

STANFORD: LB Kevin Anderson, Sr.; OL Johnny Caspers, Sr.; FB Daniel Marx, So.; DL Brennan Scarlett, Sr.; OL Graham Shuler, Sr.; DL Solomon Thomas, So.; PK Conrad Ukropina, Sr.

UCLA: WR Jordan Payton, Sr.; DB Marcus Rios, Jr.; LB Aaron Wallace, Sr.  

USC: RB Justin Davis, Jr.; RB Ronald Jones, Fr.; QB Cody Kessler, Sr.; OL Damien Mama, So.; LB Cameron Smith, Fr.

UTAH: OL Isaac Asiata, Jr.; RS Britain Covey, Fr.; DL Jason Fanaika, Sr.; PK Andy Phillips, Jr.

WASHINGTON: DL Greg Gaines, Fr.; RB Myles Gaskin, Fr.; DB Kevin King, Jr.; LB Cory Littleton, Sr.; TE Joshua Perkins, Sr.; LB Azeem Victor, So.

WASHINGTON STATE: DB Shalom Luani, Jr.; OL Cole Madison, So.; DL Hercules Mata’afa, Fr.; LB Peyton Pelluer, So.; OL Riley Sorenson, Jr.; WR Dom Williams, Sr.

 

ALL-CONFERENCE NOTES...

•     All-Conference honors are voted on by the Pac-12 Head Coaches.

•     The All-Conference offensive team usually consists of 11 players (1 QB, 2 RB, 2 WR, 1 TE, 5 OL). However, there was a tie at quarterback for the first team, and for wide receiver for both first and second team.

•     The All-Conference defensive team usually consists of 11 players (4 DL, 3 LB, 4 DB). However, there was a tie at defensive lineman for the first team. Hence, five defensive linemen listed on first team.

•     USC’s Su’a Cravens is a first team selection for the second time, but this time as a linebacker. He was a first team defensive back in 2014.

•     Utah’s Tom Hackett is the third punter to earn first team honors three times as he joins Arizona State’s Mike Black (1980-82) and California’s Bryan Anger (2009-11).

•     Stanford’s Christian McCaffrey is a double honoree, earning first team honors on offense (RB) and special teams (RS). As is USC’s Adoree’ Jackson with first team honors on defense (DB) and second team honors on special teams (FS).

•     First team honors by class: 10 seniors, 7 juniors, 11 sophomores.

•     Second team honors by class: 16 seniors, 8 juniors, 3 sophomores.

 

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