Media selects preseason 2020 Pac-12 All-Conference Football Team
SAN FRANCISCO –– The preseason All-Pac-12 team, as selected by the media who cover Pac-12 football, has been announced ahead of the 2020 season. Representation on the First Team was again nearly split evenly between the North Division (13) and South Division (12). USC led the way with six student-athletes among First Team selections, followed by Oregon with four and Washington State with three.
Other highlights among First Team Offense selections include:
- Offensive skill positions were led by USC with QB Kedon Slovis earning First Team on 17-of-22 ballots and a pair of First Team WRs in Amon-Ra St. Brown and Tyler Vaughns.
- Oregon RB CJ Verdell also appeared on First Team selections 17 times, while Utah TE Brant Kuithe led all offensive players with First Team on 19-of-22 ballots.
- Washington State's Max Borghi was the only player to earn multiple nods by collecting First Team accolades at both RB and AP.
Defensive selections were anchored by Oregon DL Kayvon Thibodeaux and Washington DB Elijah Molden, who both led all honorees as First Team on 21-of-22 ballots, along with Oregon State LB Hamilcar Rashed Jr., a First Team choice on 20 ballots.
2020 PRESEASON ALL-PAC-12 CONFERENCE FOOTBALL TEAM
|First Team Offense||Second Team Offense|
|QB||Kedon Slovis, USC||QB||Jayden Daniels, Arizona State|
|RB||CJ Verdell, Oregon||RB||Jermar Jefferson, Oregon State|
|RB||Max Borghi, Washington State||RB||Christopher Brown Jr., California|
|WR||Amon-Ra St. Brown, USC||WR||Frank Darby, Arizona State|
|WR||Tyler Vaughns, USC||WR||Johnny Johnson III, Oregon|
|TE||Brant Kuithe, Utah||TE||Cade Otton, Washington|
|C||Drew Dalman, Stanford||C||Orlando Umana, Utah|
|OL||Alijah Vera-Tucker, USC||OL||Jake Curhan, California|
|OL||Abraham Lucas, Washington State||OL||Dohnovan West, Arizona State|
|OL||Jaxson Kirkland, Washington||OL||Foster Sarell, Stanford|
|OL||Nick Ford, Utah||OL||Simi Moala, Utah|
|First Team Defense||Second Team Defense|
|DL||Kayvon Thibodeaux, Oregon||DL||Mika Tafua, Utah|
|DL||Mustafa Johnson, Colorado||DL||Thomas Booker, Stanford|
|DL||Jordon Scott, Oregon||DL||Osa Odighizuwa, UCLA|
|DL||Jermayne Lole, Arizona State||DL||Brett Johnson, California|
|LB||Hamilcar Rashed Jr., Oregon State||LB||Kuony Deng, California|
|LB||Nate Landman, Colorado||LB||Jahad Woods, Washington State|
|LB||Drake Jackson, USC||LB||Ryan Bowman, Washington|
|DB||Elijah Molden, Washington||DB||Jack Jones, Arizona State|
|DB||Camryn Bynum, California||DB||Elijah Hicks, California|
|DB||Talanoa Hufanga, USC||DB||Mykael Wright, Oregon|
|DB||Deommodore Lenoir, Oregon||DB||Aashari Crosswell, Arizona State|
|First Team Specialists||Second Team Specialists|
|PK||Blake Mazza, Washington State||PK||Peyton Henry, Washington|
|P||Michael Turk, Arizona State||P||Ben Griffiths, USC|
|AP||Max Borghi, Washington State||AP||Demetric Felton, UCLA & Britain Covey, Utah (tie)|
ALL-PAC-12 HONORABLE MENTION (received votes from four or more members of the media)