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    

RS=return specialist
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.

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