WVU QB Geno Smith tabbed for Big 12 honor
West Virginia quarterback Geno Smith is the Big 12 preseason
Offensive Player of the Year, beating out Oklahoma’s Landry
The league on Wednesday released its preseason All-Big 12 teams,
selected by media members who cover the conference.
Texas lineman Alex Okafor is the preseason Defensive Player of
the Year and is one of three Longhorn defenders selected to the
Oklahoma State’s Joseph Randle and Texas’s Malcolm Brown earned
nods at running back, with Oklahoma’s Kenny Stills picked at wide
Iowa State’s linebacker duo of Jake Knott and A.J. Klein both
made the cut along with Kansas State’s Arthur Brown.
Freshman wide receiver Trey Metoyer of Oklahoma is the preseason
Newcomer of the Year.
Big 12 preseason team: