ESPN.com All-Big 12 underclassman team
But that doesn’t mean the Big 12 is bereft of young talent that impacted this season. And to underscore that, we put together our All-Big 12 underclassman team (freshmen and sophomores).
This team is based on 2013 performance, not future potential -- though many on this list also have bright futures.
So, without further ado, the ESPN.com 2013 All-Big 12 underclassman team:
QB: Daniel Sams, Kansas State
RB: Johnathan Gray, Texas
RB: Shock Linwood, Baylor
WR: Sterling Shepard, Oklahoma
WR: Jakeem Grant, Texas Tech
WR: Quenton Bundrage, Iowa State
OT: Le’Raven Clark, Texas Tech
OG: Cody Whitehair, Kansas State
C: Joey Hunt, TCU
OG: Desmine Hilliard, Baylor
OT: Spencer Drango, Baylor
AP: Trevone Boykin, TCU
DE: Charles Tapper, Oklahoma
DT: Travis Britz, Kansas State
DT: Malcom Brown, Texas
DE: Shawn Oakman, Baylor
LB: Eric Striker, Oklahoma
LB: Dalton Santos, Texas
LB: Dominique Alexander, Oklahoma
CB: Kevin Peterson, Oklahoma State
S: Isaiah Johnson, Kansas
S: Chris Hackett, TCU
CB: Zack Sanchez, Oklahoma
K: Jared Oberkrom, TCU
P: Nick O’Toole, West Virginia
PR/KR: B.J. Catalon, TCU
PR/KR: Daje Johnson, Texas
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