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3 TCU defenders land on preseason all-Big 12 team

07/16/2014 10:52 AM

11/12/2014 6:54 PM

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 Goodley Baylor
TE EJ Bibbs Iowa State
OL Spencer Drango Baylor
OL Cody Whitehair K-State
C B.J. Finney K-State
OL Daryl Williams Oklahoma
OL LéRaven Clark Texas Tech
WR Tyler Lockett K-State
QB Bryce Petty Baylor
RB Shock Linwood Baylor
RB Malcolm Brown Texas
PK Michael Hunnicutt Oklahoma
KR Tyler Lockett K-State

Defense

DL Ryan Mueller K-State
DL Devonte Fields TCU
DL Chucky Hunter TCU
DL Cedric Reed Texas
LB Bryce Hager Baylor
LB Ben Heeney Kansas
LB Eric Striker Oklahoma
DB Zack Sanchez Oklahoma
DB Sam Carter TCU
DB Quandre Diggs Texas
DB Karl Joseph West Virginia
P Spencer Roth Baylor
PR Levi Norwood Baylor

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