Pac-12 Football All-Conference Team Announced
SAN FRANCISCO –– Record-setting performers and new faces highlight the 2017 All-Pac-12 football team as selected by the Pac-12 head football coaches. Twenty-six of the twenty-seven first team selections are making their first appearance on the all-conference squad. UTAH punter Mitch Wishnowsky is the only two-time first team selection. Seven players elevated themselves from last year’s second team to first team – UCLA LB Kenny Young, USC RB Ronald Jones II and LB Cameron Smith, Washington OL Coleman Shelton and RS Dante Pettis, and Washington State DL Hercules Mata’afa. Pettis, Washington’s record-setting punt returner, finds himself earning dual first team honors as a return specialist and wide receiver. Pac-12 Player of the Year honors and Coach of the Year will be unveiled Tuesday afternoon by the Pac-12 Networks on Inside Pac-12 Football that airs at 3 p.m. PT/6 p.m. ET. Also available on Pac-12 Now and Pac-12.com.
2017 ALL-PAC-12 CONFERENCE FOOTBALL TEAM
|First Team Offense||Second Team Offense|
|QB||Sam Darnold, RSo., USC||QB||Josh Rosen, Jr., UCLA|
|RB||Ronald Jones II, Jr., USC||RB||Royce Freeman, Sr., Oregon|
|RB||Bryce Love, Jr., Stanford||RB||Myles Gaskin, Jr, Washington|
|WR||N’Keal Harry, So., Arizona State||WR||Deontay Burnett, Jr., USC|
|WR||Dante Pettis, Sr., Washington||WR||Darren Carrington II, Sr., Utah|
|TE||Dalton Schultz, Sr., Stanford||TE||Will Dissly, Sr., Washington|
|OL||Tyrell Crosby, Sr., Oregon||OL||David Bright, RSr., Stanford|
|OL||Nate Herbig, So., Stanford||OL||Toa Lobendahn, RJr., USC|
|OL||Kaleb McGary, Jr., Washington||OL||Cole Madison, RSr., Washington State|
|OL||Cody O’Connell, RSr., Washington State||OL||Kolton Miller, RJr., UCLA|
|OL||Coleman Shelton, Sr., Washington||OL||Salesi Uhatafe, Sr., Utah|
|First Team Defense||Second Team Defense|
|DL||Rasheem Green, Jr., USC||DL||Greg Gaines, Jr., Washington|
|DL||Hercules Mata’afa, RJr., Washington State||DL||Jalen Jelks, RJr., Oregon|
|DL||Harrison Phillips, Sr., Stanford||DL||Christian Rector, RSo., USC|
|DL||Vita Vea, Jr., Washington||DL||JoJo Wicker, Jr., Arizona State|
|LB||Uchenna Nwosu, Sr., USC||LB||Keishawn Bierria, Sr., Washington|
|LB||Cameron Smith, Jr., USC||LB||Ben Burr-Kirven, Jr., Washington|
|LB||Kenny Young, Sr., UCLA||LB||Troy Dye, So., Oregon|
|DB||Isaiah Oliver, Jr., Colorado||DB||Julian Blackmon, So., Utah|
|DB||Taylor Rapp, So., Washington||DB||Chase Lucas, RFr., Arizona State|
|DB||Justin Reid, Jr., Stanford||DB||Jojo McIntosh, Jr., Washington|
|DB||Marvell Tell, Jr., USC||DB||Quenton Meeks, Jr., Stanford|
|DB||Jalen Thompson, So., Washington State|
|DB||Jaleel Wadood, Sr., UCLA|
|First Team Specialists||Second Team Specialists|
|PK||Matt Gay, Jr., Utah||PK||Erik Powell, RSr., Washington State|
|P||Mitch Wishnowsky, Jr., Utah (1)||P||Jake Bailey, Jr., Stanford|
|RS||Dante Pettis, Sr., Washington||RS||Boobie Hobbs, Sr., Utah|
|AP/ST||Brenden Schooler, So., Oregon||AP/ST||Matt Lopes, RSr., USC|
|AP/ST||Michael Pittman Jr., So., USC|
AP/ST=all-purpose/special teams player (not a kicker or returner)
(1) Two-time first team selection
No Tiebreaker: There was a tie for the fourth defensive back for second teams, so that team is represented with six defensive backs. There also was a tie for the all-purpose/special teams spot on first team.
ALL-PAC-12 HONORABLE MENTION
ARIZONA: OL Jacob Alsadek, RSr.; RS Shun Brown, Jr.; OL Nate Eldridge, So.; LB Colin Schooler, Fr.; QB Khalil Tate, So.; RB Nick Wilson, Sr.
ARIZONA STATE: DB Chad Adams, Sr..; LB DJ Calhoun, Sr.; OL Sam Jones, RJr.; RB Demario Richard, Sr.; LB Christian Sam, Jr.; DL Tashon Smallwood, Sr.; QB Manny Wilkins, Jr.
CALIFORNIA: LB Devante Downs, Sr.; RB Patrick Laird, Jr.; DL James Looney, Sr.; OL Patrick Mekari, Jr.
COLORADO: LB Rick Gamboa, Jr.; OL Jeromy Irwin, Sr.; RB Phillip Lindsay, Sr.; QB Steven Montez, So.; DB Evan Worthington, Jr.;
OREGON: DB Ugo Amadi, Jr.; TE Jake Breeland, RSo.; OL Jake Hanson, RSo.; DB Arrion Springs, Sr.; OL Calvin Throckmorton, So.
OREGON STATE: LB Manase Hungalu, RSr.; DB David Morris, Fr.
STANFORD: OL Jesse Burkett, Sr.; OL A.T. Hall, Sr.; OL Walker Little, Fr.; LB Bobby Okereke, Sr.; RS Cameron Scarlett, Jr.; AP/ST Brandon Simmons, Sr.; PK Jet Toner, So.; WR JJ Arcega-Whiteside, Jr.
UCLA: WR Darren Andrews, RSr.; WR Jordan Lasley, RJr.; OL Scott Quessenberry, RSr.; OL Najee Toran, Sr.; DL Jacob Tuioti-Mariner, Sr.
USC: OL Chris Brown, RJr.; TB Stephen Carr, Fr.; DL Josh Fatu, Sr.; DB Chris Hawkins, RSr.; DB Iman Marshall, Jr.; WR Steven Mitchell Jr., RSr.; TE Tyler Petite, Jr.; DL Brandon Pili, Fr.; TB Tyler Vaughns, RFr.
UTAH: OL Lo Falemaka, Sr.; LB Kavika Luafatasaga, Sr.; DL Lowell Lotulelei, Sr.; DL Filipo Mokofisi, Sr.
WASHINGTON: TB Salvon Ahmed, Fr.; LB Tevis Bartlett, Jr.; QB Jake Browning, Jr.; DB Myles Bryant, So.; OL Nick Harris, So.
WASHINGTON STATE: OL Andre Dillard, RJr.; QB Luke Falk, RSr.; LB Frankie Luvu, Sr.; RB Jamal Morrow, RSr.