3 TCU defenders land on preseason all-Big 12 team

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Three TCU players have been named to the preseason all-Big 12 team, led by defensive player of the year Devonte Fields.

Fields, a junior defensive end who played only three games last season before suffering a season-ending injury, was also the preseason defensive player of the year in 2013. He is joined by defensive back Sam Carter and defensive lineman Chucky Hunter.

The team was selected by media representatives who cover the league.

Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty is the offensive player of the year and Oklahoma State wide receiver Tyreek Hill is the preseason newcomer of the year.

Fields, the Big 12 defensive freshman of the year after recording 53 tackles (including 181/2 for loss) and 10 sacks. Petty led Baylor to its first Big 12 championship in 2013, throwing for 4,200 yards and 32 touchdowns with just three interceptions. Hill totaled more than 1,000 yards scored 11 touchdowns at Garden City (Kan.) Community College.

2014 preseason All-Big 12 football team

Offensive Player of the Year: Bryce Petty, Baylor, QB

Defensive Player of the Year: Devonte Fields, TCU, DL

Newcomer of the Year: Tyreek Hill, Oklahoma State, WR

Offense

WR Antwan GoodleyBaylor
TE EJ BibbsIowa State
OL Spencer DrangoBaylor
OL Cody WhitehairK-State
C B.J. FinneyK-State
OL Daryl WilliamsOklahoma
OL LéRaven ClarkTexas Tech
WR Tyler LockettK-State
QB Bryce PettyBaylor
RB Shock LinwoodBaylor
RB Malcolm BrownTexas
PK Michael HunnicuttOklahoma
KR Tyler LockettK-State

Defense

DL Ryan MuellerK-State
DL Devonte FieldsTCU
DL Chucky HunterTCU
DL Cedric ReedTexas
LB Bryce HagerBaylor
LB Ben HeeneyKansas
LB Eric StrikerOklahoma
DB Zack SanchezOklahoma
DB Sam CarterTCU
DB Quandre DiggsTexas
DB Karl JosephWest Virginia
P Spencer RothBaylor
PR Levi NorwoodBaylor

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