The Big 12 Conference announced the 2002 Preseason Media All-Big 12 teams on Monday morning. The media voted Missouri senior wide receiver Justin Gage as a first team All-Big 12 selection.
The Jefferson City, Mo. native was tabbed first team All-Big 12 in 2001 after pulling in 74 receptions for 920 yards and five touchdowns. Gage finished the season ranked 13th in the country with 6.8 receptions per game.
Gage enters the 2002 campaign ranked fourth all-time at Missouri in receptions (118) and receiving yards (1,629). He could become the all-time leader in both categories this season.