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TCU quarterback Trevone Boykin named Big 12 preseason offensive player of the year

TCU Trevone Boykin has been named the Big 12’s preseason offensive player of the year.
TCU Trevone Boykin has been named the Big 12’s preseason offensive player of the year. Star-Telegram

TCU quarterback Trevone Boykin has been selected the Big 12’s preseason offensive player of the year.

He joins teammates wide receiver Josh Doctson and linemen Joey Hunt and Halapoulivaati Vaitai on the first team offense. Defensive lineman Davion Pierson is the only Horned Frog on the preseason defensive team.

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

Baylor lineman Shawn Oakman is the preseason defensive player of the year and Oklahoma State running back Chris Carson is the preseason newcomer of the year.

Here is the team:

Offense

QB Trevone Boykin (TCU)

RB Shock Linwood (Baylor)

RB Samaje Perine (Oklahoma)

FB Glenn Gronkowski (Kansas State)

WR Corey Coleman (Baylor)

WR Sterling Shepard (Oklahoma)

WR Josh Doctson (TCU)

TE Tre’Von Armstead (Baylor)

OL Spencer Drango (Baylor)

OL Cody Whitehair (Kansas State)

OL Joey Hunt (TCU)

OL Halapoulivaati Vaitai (TCU)

OL Le’Raven Clark (Texas Tech)

PK Josh Lambert (West Virginia)

KR/PR Alex Ross (Oklahoma)

Defense

DL Andrew Billings (Baylor)

DL Shawn Oakman (Baylor)

DL Emmanuel Ogbah (Oklahoma State)

DL Davion Pierson (TCU)

DL Pete Robertson (Texas Tech)

LB Eric Striker (Oklahoma)

LB Ryan Simmons (Oklahoma State)

LB Nick Kwiatkoski (West Virginia)

DB Orion Stewart (Baylor)

DB Dante Barnett (Kansas State)

DB Zack Sanchez (Oklahoma)

DB Kevin Peterson (Oklahoma State)

DB Duke Thomas (Texas)

DB Karl Joseph (West Virginia)

P Taylor Symmank (Texas Tech)

Heisman hopeful Trevone Boykin throws out the first pitch at the Rangers Diamondbacks game on Wednesday, July 8, 2015. (Video by Jared L. Christopher, Star-Telegram.com)

TCU quarterback Trevone Boykin talks about the possibility of winning the Heisman Trophy after throwing out the first pitch at the Rangers/Diamondbacks game on Wednesday night at Globe Life Park in Arlington. (Video by Jared L. Christopher, Star-T

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