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Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Breaking down our top 25 players list

By David Ubben

The top 25 players list is finished, and it's time to look back and stack up the results. Here's how the list shook out:

Robert Griffin III
Robert Griffin III led Baylor to a top-three finish in the Big 12, and won the Heisman.
BY TEAM

1. Oklahoma State: 5 players
2. Oklahoma: 4
2. Texas A&M: 4
4. Iowa State: 3
4. Kansas State: 3
4. Baylor: 3
7. Texas: 2
8. Missouri: 1 (Henry Josey)
9. Kansas: 0
9. Texas Tech: 0 BY POSITION

Linebackers: 6
Quarterbacks: 4
Receivers: 4
Running Backs: 4
Offensive Linemen: 3
Defensive Linemen: 2
Cornerbacks: 1 (Nigel Malone)
Safeties: 1 (Kenny Vaccaro) BY CLASS

Seniors: 10
Juniors: 12
Sophomores: 3 (Josey, Joseph Randle, Damontre Moore)
Freshmen: 0 Offense: 15
Defense: 10

Players on the preseason list who missed the postseason list (14): WR Jeff Fuller (No. 7), LB Travis Lewis (No. 8), WR T.J. Moe (No. 11), CB Jamell Fleming (No. 12), CB David Garrett (No. 14), CB Coryell Judie (No. 15), S Markelle Martin (No. 16), LT Elvis Fisher (No. 18), LB Keenan Robinson (No. 19), S Tony Jefferson (No. 20), LB Shaun Lewis (No. 21), WR Kenny Stills (No. 22), DE Brad Madison (No. 23), LB Zaviar Gooden (No. 25)

Players on the postseason list unranked in the preseason (14): DE Frank Alexander (No. 6), QB Collin Klein (No. 7), LB A.J. Klein (No. 9), LB Sean Porter (No. 10), RB Terrance Ganaway (No. 11), RB Henry Josey (No. 14), WR Ryan Swope (No. 15), RB Joseph Randle (No. 18), LB Arthur Brown (No. 19), S Kenny Vaccaro (No. 20), C Grant Garner (No. 21), DE Ronnell Lewis (No. 22), CB Nigel Malone (No. 24), LB Damontre Moore (No. 25)
Once again, here's the list in its entirety. There's still time to send in your gripes, and I'll defend my picks in a mailbag.