Charles Sims Tabbed As First Team All-Big 12, Rookie Of The Year

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | December 11, 2013

The All-Big 12 Conference football teams and individual award winners have been announced.  Selections are made by the league’s 10 head coaches, who are not permitted to vote for their own players.
Bryce Petty, Baylor, QB, Jr, Midlothian, Texas
Jason Verrett, TCU, DB, Sr, Fairfield, Calif.
Jackson Jeffcoat, Texas, DE, Sr, Plano, Texas
Charles Sims (right), West Virginia, RB, Sr, Houston, Texas
Isaiah Johnson, Kansas, DB, So, Cary, N.C.
Baker Mayfield, Texas Tech, QB, Austin, Texas
Dominique Alexander, Oklahoma, LB, Tulsa, Okla.
Tyler Lockett, Kansas State, PR/KR, Jr, Tulsa, Okla.
Cyril Richardson, Baylor, Sr, Fort Worth, Texas
Ryan Mueller, Kansas State, DE, Jr, Leawood, Kan.
Art Briles, Baylor, 6th Season
All-Big 12 Honors Notebook:
 Bryce Petty is the second Baylor quarterback in the last three seasons to be named Offensive Player of the Year (Robert Griffin III, 2011). 
 Co-Defensive Players of the Year were also selected in 2011. Jackson Jeffcoat is the fourth Texas player to win the award while Verrett is the first from TCU and picked up the Horned Frogs’ second individual honor since joining the Conference in 2012.
 Charles Sims is West Virginia’s second individual award winner since becoming a Big 12 member in 2012. 
 Isaiah Johson is the first Jayhawk to earn Defensive Newcomer of the Year.
 Art Briles is the first Baylor mentor to be named Chuck Neinas Coach of the Year.
 Texas Tech picked up its third Offensive Freshman of the Year honor while Oklahoma claimed Defensive Freshman of the Year for the fifth season.
 Tyler Lockett is the second Wildcat wide receiver to be selected Special Teams Player of the Year (Brandon Banks, 2009)
 Baylor’s Cyril Richardson was named Offensive Lineman of the Year for the second consecutive season.
 K-State earned its second straight Defensive Lineman of the Year honor (Meshak Williams, 2012).
 Oklahoma has won the most individual awards in the 18-year history of the Big 12 with 28. K-State is second (25), followed by Texas (24), Oklahoma State (15), Baylor (9), Texas Tech (8), Iowa State (8), Kansas (7), TCU (2) and West Virginia (2). 
2013 All-Big 12 Football First Team
Pos.           Player                          School                   Class       Hometown/Previous School
QB             Bryce Petty                   Baylor                     Jr.           Midlothian, Texas/Midlothian
RB              Lache Seastrunk            Baylor                     Jr.           Temple, Texas/Temple/Oregon
RB              Charles Sims                 West Virginia           Sr.           Houston, Texas/University of Houston
FB              Trey Millard [r1]              Oklahoma               Sr.           Columbia, Mo./Rock Bridge
WR             Antwan Goodley            Baylor                     Jr.           Midland, Texas/Midland
WR             Tevin Reese                  Baylor                     Sr.           Temple, Texas/Temple
WR             Tyler Lockett                 K-State                   Jr.           Tulsa, Okla./Booker T. Washington
TE              Jace Amaro**^              Texas Tech             Jr.           San Antonio, Texas/ MacArthur
OL              Spencer Drango            Baylor                     So.          Cedar Park, Texas/Cedar Park   
OL              Cyril Richardson [r1]       Baylor                     Sr.           Fort Worth, Texas/North Crowley
OL              B.J. Finney                   K-State                   Sr.           Andale, Kan./Andale
OL              Gabe Ikard** [r1]            Oklahoma               Sr.           Oklahoma City, Okla./Bishop McGuinness
OL              Parker Graham              Oklahoma State      Sr.           Webb City, Mo./Webb City
PK              Anthony Fera                Texas                     Sr.           Cypress, Texas/St. Pius X
KR/PR        Tyler Lockett                 K-State                   Jr.           Tulsa, Okla./Booker T. Washington
DL              Chris McAllister             Baylor                     Sr.           Converse, Texas/Judson
DL              Ryan Mueller                 K-State                   Jr.           Leawood, Kan./St. Thomas Aquinas
DL              Charles Tapper              Oklahoma               So.          Baltimore, Md./City College
DL              Calvin Barnett [r1]           Oklahoma State      Sr.           Tulsa, OK/Washington/Navarro CC         
DL              Jackson Jeffcoat          Texas                     Sr.           Plano, Texas/Plano West
LB              Eddie Lackey                Baylor                     Sr.           Murrieta, Calif./Vista Murrieta/Northwood/Riverside CC
LB              Jeremiah George           Iowa State               Sr.           Clearwater, Fla./Clearwater
LB              Shaun Lewis                  Oklahoma State      Sr.           Missouri City, Texas/Hightower
DB             Ahmad Dixon                Baylor                     Sr.           Waco, Texas/Midway
DB             Ty Zimmerman [r1]         K-State                   Sr.           Junction City, Kan./Junction City
DB             Aaron Colvin [r1]            Oklahoma               Sr.           Owasso, Okla./Owasso
DB             Justin Gilbert                 Oklahoma State      Sr.           Huntsville, Texas/Huntsville
DB             Jason Verrett [r1]           TCU                        Sr.           Fairfield, Calif./Rodriguez/Santa Rosa JC
P                Spencer Roth                Baylor                     Jr.           Knoxville, Tenn./Catholic
[r1] - Repeat first team selection from last season.
**Unanimous Selection.
^Second Team selection in 2012.
Players listed at each position alphabetically by school.
2013 All-Big 12 Football Second Team
Pos.           Player                          School                   Class       Hometown/Previous School
QB             Clint Chelf                     Oklahoma State      Sr.           Enid, Okla./Enid
RB              James Sims [r2]             Kansas                   Sr.           Irving, Texas/MacArthur
RB              Malcolm Brown             Texas                     Jr.           Cibolo, Texas/Steel
FB              Kye Staley [r2]               Oklahoma State      Sr.           Guthrie, Okla./Guthrie
WR             Jalen Saunders             Oklahoma               Sr.           Elk Grove, Calif./Pleasant Grove/Fresno State
WR             Josh Stewart                 Oklahoma State      Jr.           Denton, Texas/Guyer
WR             Jaxon Shipley               Texas                     Jr.           Brownwood, Texas/Brownwood
TE              EJ Bibbs                      Iowa State               Jr.           Chicago, Ill./Bogan/Arizona Western CC
OL              Cody Whitehair              K-State                   Jr.           Abilene, Kan./Abilene
OL              Daryl Williams               Oklahoma               Jr.           Lake Dallas, Texas/Lake Dallas
OL              Donald Hawkins            Texas                     Sr.           Tunica, Miss./Rosa Fort/Northwest CC
OL              Trey Hopkins [r2]            Texas                     Sr.           Galena Park, Texas/North Shore
OL              Le’Raven Clark              Texas Tech             So.          Rockdale, Texas/Rockdale
PK              Michael Hunnicutt          Oklahoma               Jr.           Richardson, Texas/Pearce
KR/PR        Josh Stewart                 Oklahoma State      Jr.           Denton, Texas/Guyer
DL              Tyler Johnson               Oklahoma State      Sr.           Haskell, Okla./Haskell
DL              Chucky Hunter [r2]          TCU                        Jr.           West Monroe, La./West Monroe
DL              Cedric Reed                  Texas                     Jr.           Cleveland, Texas/Cleveland
DL              Kerry Hyder [r2]              Texas Tech             Sr.           Austin, Texas/Lyndon B. Johnson
DL              Will Clarke                     West Virginia           Sr.           Pittsburgh, Pa./Allderdice
LB              Ben Heeney [r2]             Kansas                   Jr.           Hutchinson, Kan./Hutchinson
LB              Eric Striker                    Oklahoma               So.          Seffner, Fla./Armwood
LB              Caleb Lavey                  Oklahoma State      Sr.           Celina, Texas/Celina
DB             Jacques Washington     Iowa State               Sr.           Owasso, Okla./Owasso
DB             Daytawion Lowe            Oklahoma State      Sr.           Midwest City, Okla./Carl Albert
DB             Sam Carter [r2]               TCU                        Jr.           Alief, Texas/Hastings
DB             Carrington Byndom       Texas                     Sr.           Lufkin, Texas/Lufkin
DB             Darwin Cook                 West Virginia           Sr.           Cleveland, Ohio/Shaw   
P                Kirby Van Der Kamp [r2] Iowa State               Sr.           West Des Moines, Iowa/Valley
P                Nick O’Toole                 West Virginia           So.          Corona, Calif./Mater Dei/Fullerton College
A tie in voting created an additional second-team punter spot.
[r2] - Repeat second team selection from last season.
2013 All-Big 12 Honorable Mention
Baylor: Demetri Goodson (DB), Bryce Hager (LB), Stefan Huber (OL), Aaron Jones (PK), Eddie Lackey (Def. PoY), Shock Linwood (Off. FoY), KJ Morton (DB), Jordan Najvar (TE), Levi Norwood (KR/PR, WR), Shawn Oakman (DL, Def. NoY), Kelvin Palmer (OL)

Iowa State: EJ Bibbs (Off. NoY), Daniel Burton (Off. FoY), Tom Farniok (OL), Jeremiah George (Def. PoY), Cory Morrissey (DL), Nigel Tribune (Def. FoY)

Kansas: Ngalu Fusimalohi (OL), Isaiah Johnson (DB), Dexter McDonald (DB), Jimmay Mundine (TE), Trevor Pardula (P, ST PoY), JaCorey Shepherd (KR/PR, DB), James Sims (Off. PoY)

K-State: Travis Britz (DL), Glenn Gronkowski (FB), John Hubert (RB), Tyler Lockett (Off. PoY), Cornelius Lucas (OL), Tavon Rooks (OL), Daniel Sams (QB), Blake Slaughter (LB), Tremaine Thompson (KR/PR), Ty Zimmermam (Def. PoY)

Oklahoma: Gabe Ikard (Off. LoY), Gabe Lynn (DB), Frank Shannon (LB), Bob Stoops (CoY)

Oklahoma State: Calvin Barnett  (Def. LoY), James Castleman (DL), Justin Gilbert (KR/PR, ST PoY), Parker Graham (Off. LoY), Tracy Moore (WR), Emmanuel Ogbah (DL, Def. FoY), Josh Stewart (ST PoY), Brandon Webb (OL), Sam Wren (Def. NoY)

TCU: B.J. Catalon (KR/PR), Jaden Oberkrom (PK), Kevin White (DB)

Texas: Mack Brown (CoY), Mike Davis (WR), Quandre Diggs (DB), Steve Edmond (LB), Dominic Espinosa (OL), Anthony Fera (ST PoY), Jackson Jeffcoat (Def. LoY), Adrian Phillips (DB), Geoff Swaim (TE), Alex De La Torre (FB), Mason Walters (OL), Chris Whaley (DL)

Texas Tech: Ryan Bustin (PK), Ryan Erxleben (P), Jakeem Grant (WR), Bradley Marquez (WR), Baker Mayfield (QB), Tre’ Porter (DB), Pete Robertson (LB), Will Smith (LB), Eric Ward (WR)

West Virginia: Cody Clay (FB), Curtis Feigt (OL), Karl Joseph (DB), Nick Kwiatkoski (LB), Quinton Spain (OL)

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