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Four Cougars named to Phil Steele’s midseason All-Pac-12 teams

Phil Steele's magazine and website are go-to resources for statheads and football junkies and the relative success of his numbers-based prognostication means his awards lists carry more weight than most other analysts.

That's good news for four Cougars, who were named to Steele's midseason All-Pac-12 teams, including a pair of first teamers in offensive lineman Joe Dahl and receiver Vince Mayle.

Follow the jump for more on their selection.

Dahl has been a rock at let tackle this season, playing all but three offensive snaps and not allowing a single sack through seven games.

Mayle is tied for the team lead with 57 receptions and his 781 receiving yards rank second nationally. Against California he set a school record with 263 receiving yards, more than any other FBS receiver has had in a game this season.

Washington State also had a pair of players named to the second team in cornerback Daquawn Brown and defensive lineman Xavier Cooper.

Brown leads the team in tackles from his cornerback position with 55 and second on the team with eight pass breakups, tied for third most in the conference. Cooper leads the team with six tackles for loss and has three sacks.

Jacob Thorpe
Jacob Thorpe joined The Spokesman-Review in 2013. He currently is a reporter for the Sports Desk covering Washington State University athletics.

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