3 Buffs Named to Preseason All-Big 12 Squad

Three Colorado Buffaloes are on the 2006 Preseason All-Big 12 Football Team (media vote), which was released Friday. All seniors, kicker Mason Crosby, center Mark Fenton and linebacker Thaddaeus Washington, were given the honor.

Meanwhile, Oklahoma running back Adrian Peterson was named Preseason Offensive Player of the Year for the second consecutive season, OU linebacker Rufus Alexander was selected Defensive Player of the Year and Texas linebacker Sergio Kindle was chosen Preseason Newcomer of the Year in a Big 12 Conference media poll.

2006 Preseason All-Big 12 Football Team (Media Vote)
OFFENSE
WR Todd Blythe, Iowa State, Jr.
TE Martin Rucker, Missouri, Jr.
OL Justin Blalock, Texas, Sr.
OL Manuel Ramirez, Texas Tech, Sr.
C Mark Fenton, Colorado, Sr.
OL Kasey Studdard, Texas, Sr.
OL Corey Hilliard, Oklahoma State, Sr.
WR Jarrett Hicks, Texas Tech, Sr.
QB Bret Meyer, Iowa State, Jr.
RB Adrian Peterson, Oklahoma, Jr.
RB Jamaal Charles, Texas, So.
PK Mason Crosby, Colorado, Sr.
KR DeAndre Jackson, Iowa State, Sr.

DEFENSE
DL Adam Carriker, Nebraska, Sr.
DL Tim Crowder, Texas, Sr.
DL Franklin Okam, Texas, Jr.
DL Brent Curvey, Iowa State, Sr.
LB Rufus Alexander, Oklahoma, Sr.
LB Thaddaeus Washington, Colorado, Sr.
LB Corey McKeon, Nebraska, Jr.
DB Michael Griffin, Texas, Sr.
DB DeAndre Jackson, Iowa State, Sr.
DB David Overstreet, Missouri, Sr.
DB Aqib Talib, Kansas, So.
P Daniel Sepulveda, Baylor, Sr.
PR Terrence Nunn, Nebraska, Jr.


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