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Athlon projects all-league team(s)

6/17/2013

It's getting to be that time when we can officially start transitioning from the offseason to the preseason.

And with the preseason comes preseason teams. Or in the case of Athlon Sports, the projection of the 2013 all-league team. You can be sure Ted and I will put our colossal melons together at some point and put out a preseason team. But we like to keep you waiting.

In the meantime, Athlon released all three levels of its 2013 All-Pac-12 projected team. A couple of minor disagreements here and there -- but mostly a strong list with the usual suspects you'd expect to earn preseason honors.

They also break down how many players from each team made each squad -- which is always fun. Oregon leads the way with 13 players, followed by Stanford (10) and Oregon State and USC (9). The Ducks have the most first-teamers (6) followed by USC (5).

FIRST-TEAM OFFENSE

QB Marcus Mariota

RB Ka’Deem Carey, Arizona

RB Bishop Sankey, Washington

WR Brandin Cooks, Oregon State

WR Marqise Lee, USC

TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins, Washington

C Hroniss Grasu, Oregon

OG Xavier Su’a-Filo, UCLA

OG David Yankey, Stanford

OT Jake Fisher, Oregon

OT Tyler Johnstone, Oregon

AP De’Anthony Thomas, Oregon

FIRST-TEAM DEFENSE

DE Scott Crichton, Oregon State

DE Morgan Breslin, USC

DT Will Sutton, Arizona State

DT Leonard Williams, USC

LB Anthony Barr, UCLA

LB Trent Murphy, Stanford

LB Shayne Skov, Stanford

CB Ifo Ekpre-Olomu, Oregon

CB Rashaad Reynolds, Oregon State

S Dion Bailey, USC

S Ed Reynolds, Stanford

FIRST-TEAM SPECIALISTS

K Trevor Romaine, Oregon State

P Darragh O’Neill, Colorado

KR Marqise Lee, USC

PR Shaquelle Evans, UCLA

SECOND-TEAM OFFENSE

QB Brett Hundley, UCLA

RB Marion Grice, Arizona State

RB Silas Redd, USC

WR Shaquelle Evans, UCLA

WR Kasen Williams, Washington

TE Chris Coyle, Arizona State

C Isaac Seumalo, Oregon State

OG Kevin Danser, Stanford

OG Max Tuerk, USC

OT Cameron Fleming, Stanford

OT Michael Philipp, Oregon State

SECOND-TEAM DEFENSE

DE Ben Gardner, Stanford

DE Taylor Hart, Oregon

DT Deandre Coleman, California

DT George Uko, USC

LB Eric Kendricks, UCLA

LB Hayes Pullard, USC

LB Shaq Thompson, Washington

CB Alex Carter, Stanford

CB Terrance Mitchell, Oregon

S Deone Bucannon, Washington State

S Alden Darby, Arizona State

SECOND-TEAM SPECIALISTS

K Vince D’Amato, California

P Keith Kostol, Oregon State

KR De’Anthony Thomas, Oregon

PR Richard Morrison, Arizona

THIRD-TEAM OFFENSE

QB Taylor Kelly, Arizona State

RB Brendan Bigelow, California

RB Storm Woods, Oregon State

WR Josh Huff, Oregon

WR Paul Richardson, Colorado

TE Colt Lyerla, Oregon

C Jake Brendel, UCLA

OG Daniel Munyer, Colorado

OG Grant Enger, Oregon State

OT Evan Finkenberg, Arizona State

OT Jeremiah Poutasi, Utah

THIRD-TEAM DEFENSE

DE Henry Anderson, Stanford

DE Cassius Marsh, UCLA

DT Wade Keliikipi, Oregon

DT Danny Shelton, Washington

LB Brian Blechen, Utah

LB Carl Bradford, Arizona State

LB Jake Fischer, Arizona

CB Osahon Irabor, Arizona State

CB Jonathan McKnight, Arizona

S Sean Parker, Washington

S Jordan Richards, Stanford

THIRD-TEAM SPECIALISTS

K Andrew Furney, Washington State

P Michael Bowlin, Washington State

KR Teondray Caldwell, Washington State

PR Bralon Addison, Oregon