PULLMAN – A lot of talented football players left the Pac-12 after the 2016 season, including 36 that were selected in the NFL draft and a slew of other college stars.
More than half of the 2016 first and second all-conference teams are gone, meaning there will be plenty of new All-Pac-12 players in 2017. Here is who I currently expect to make the cut.
Offensive Player of the Year – Sam Darnold, QB, USC
Defensive Player of the Year – Azeem Victor, LB, Washington
Quarterback – Jake Browning, Washington
Running back – Ronald Jones III, USC
Running back – Royce Freeman, Oregon
Wide receiver – Dante Pettis, Washington
Wider receiver – Deonte Burnett, USC
Wide receiver – Shay Fields, Colorado
Tight end – Daniel Imatorbhebhe
Tackle – Jeromy Irwin, Colorado
Tackle – Trey Adams, Washington
Guard – Cody O’Connell, Washington State
Guard – Viane Talamaivao
Center – Scott Quessenberry, UCLA
Defensive lineman – Hercules Mata’afa, Washington State
Defensive lineman – Kylie Fitts, Utah
Defensive lineman – Lowell Lotulelei, Utah
Defensive lineman – Vita Vea, Washington
Linebacker – Azeem Victor, Washington
Linebacker – Cameron Smith, USC
Linebacker – Troy Dye, Oregon
Cornerback – Iman Marshall, USC
Cornerback – Quenton Meeks, Stanford
Safety – Chris Hawkins, USC
Safety – Taylor Rapp, Washington
Kicker – Matt Anderson, California
Punter – Mitch Wishnowsky
Punt returner – Dante Pettis, Washington
Kick returner – Charles Nelson, Oregon
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