Seven USC players — quarterback Sam Darnold, tailback Ronald Jones, defensive lineman Rasheem Green, outside linebacker Uchenna Nwosu, inside linebacker Cameron Smith, safety Marvell Tell and wide receiver Michael Pittman (special teams) — were first team all-Pac-12 selections today.
That s the most since 2011 for USC, when it also had seven.USC’s All-Pac-12 second team members were wide receiver Deontay Burnett, offensive tackle Toa Lobendahn, defensive lineman Christian Rector and safety Matt Lopes (special teams).
Honorable mention: offensive guard Chris Brown, tailback Stephen Carr, defensive tackle Josh Fatu, safety Chris Hawkins, cornerback Iman Marshall, wide receiver Steven Mitchell Jr., tight end Tyler Petite, defensive tackle Brandon Pili and wide receiver Tyler Vaughns.
Individual awards will be announced around 3 p.m.
2017 ALL-PAC-12 CONFERENCE FOOTBALL TEAM
|First Team Offense||Second Team Offense|
|QB||Sam Darnold, RSo., USC||QB||Josh Rosen, Jr., UCLA|
|RB||Ronald Jones II, Jr., USC||RB||Royce Freeman, Sr., Oregon|
|RB||Bryce Love, Jr., Stanford||RB||Myles Gaskin, Jr, Washington|
|WR||N’Keal Harry, So., Arizona State||WR||Deontay Burnett, Jr., USC|
|WR||Dante Pettis, Sr., Washington||WR||Darren Carrington II, Sr., Utah|
|TE||Dalton Shultz, Sr., Stanford||TE||Will Dissly, Sr., Washington|
|OL||Tyrell Crosby, Sr., Oregon||OL||David Bright, RSr., Stanford|
|OL||Nate Herbig, So., Stanford||OL||Toa Lobendahn, RJr., USC|
|OL||Kaleb McGary, Jr., Washington||OL||Cole Madison, RSr., Washington State|
|OL||Cody O’Connell, RSr., Washington State||OL||Kolton Miller, RJr., UCLA|
|OL||Coleman Shelton, Sr., Washington||OL||Salesi Uhatafe, Sr., Utah|
|First Team Defense||Second Team Defense|
|DL||Rasheem Green, Jr., USC||DL||Greg Gaines, Jr., Washington|
|DL||Hercules Mata’afa, RJr., Washington State||DL||Jalen Jelks, RJr., Oregon|
|DL||Harrison Phillips, Sr., Stanford||DL||Christian Rector, RSo., USC|
|DL||Vita Vea, Jr., Washington||DL||JoJo Wicker, Jr., Arizona State|
|LB||Uchenna Nwosu, Sr., USC||LB||Keishawn Bierra, Sr., Washington|
|LB||Cameron Smith, Jr., USC||LB||Ben Burr-Kirven, Jr., Washington|
|LB||Kenny Young, Sr., UCLA||LB||Troy Dye, So., Oregon|
|DB||Isaiah Oliver, Jr., Colorado||DB||Julian Blackmon, So., Utah|
|DB||Taylor Rapp, So., Washington||DB||Chase Lucas, RFr., Arizona State|
|DB||Justin Reid, Jr., Stanford||DB||Jojo McIntosh, Jr., Washington|
|DB||Marvell Tell, Jr., USC||DB||Quenton Meeks, Jr., Stanford|
|DB||Jalen Thompson, So., Washington State|
|DB||Jaleel Wadood, Sr., UCLA|
|First Team Specialists||Second Team Specialists|
|PK||Matt Gay, Jr., Utah||PK||Erik Powell, RSr., Washington State|
|P||Mitch Wishnowsky, Jr., Utah (1)||P||Jake Bailey, Jr., Stanford|
|RS||Dante Pettis, Sr., Washington||RS||Boobie Hobbs, Sr., Utah|
|AP/ST||Brenden Schooler, So., Oregon||AP/ST||Matt Lopes, RSr., USC|
|AP/ST||Michael Pittman Jr., So., USC|
AP/ST=all-purpose/special teams player (not a kicker or returner)
(1) Two-time first team selection
No Tiebreaker: There was a tie for the fourth defensive back for second teams, so that team is represented with six defensive backs. There also was a tie for the all-purpose/special teams spot on first team.
ALL-PAC-12 HONORABLE MENTION
ARIZONA: OL Jacob Alsadek, RSr.; RS Shun Brown, Jr.; OL Nate Eldridge, So.; LB Colin Schooler, Fr.; QB Khalil Tate, So.; RB Nick Wilson, Sr.
ARIZONA STATE: DB Chad Adams, Sr..; LB DJ Calhoun, Sr.; OL Sam Jones, RJr.; RB Demario Richard, Sr.; LB Christian Sam, Jr.; DL Tashon Smallwood, Sr.; QB Manny Wilkins, Jr.
CALIFORNIA: LB Devante Downs, Sr.; RB Patrick Laird, Jr.; DL James Looney, Sr.; OL Patrick Mekari, Jr.
COLORADO: LB Rick Gamboa, Jr.; OL Jeromy Irwin, Sr.; RB Phillip Lindsay, Sr.; QB Steven Montez, So.; DB Evan Worthington, Jr.;
OREGON: DB Ugo Amadi, Jr.; TE Jake Breeland, RSo.; OL Jake Hanson, RSo.; DB Arrion Springs, Sr.; OL Calvin Throckmorton, So.
OREGON STATE: LB Manase Hungalu, RSr.; DB David Morris, Fr.
STANFORD: OL Jesse Burkett, Sr.; OL A.T. Hall, Sr.; OL Walker Little, Fr.; LB Bobby Okereke, Sr.; RS Cameron Scarlett, Jr.; AP/ST Brandon Simmons, Sr.; PK Jet Toner, So.; WR JJ Arcega-Whiteside, Jr.
UCLA: WR Darren Andrews, RSr.; WR Jordan Lasley, RJr.; OL Scott Quessenberry, RSr.; OL Najee Toran, Sr.; DL Jacob Tuioti-Mariner, Sr.
USC: OL Chris Brown, RJr.; TB Stephen Carr, Fr.; DL Josh Fatu, Sr.; DB Chris Hawkins, RSr.; DB Iman Marshall, Jr.; WR Steven Mitchell Jr., RSr.; TE Tyler Petite, Jr.; DL Brandon Pili, Fr.; TB Tyler Vaughns, RFr.
UTAH: OL Lo Falemaka, Sr.; LB Kavika Luafatasaga, Sr.; DL Lowell Lotulelei, Sr.; DL Filipo Mokofisi, Sr.
WASHINGTON: TB Salvon Ahmed, Fr.; LB Tevis Bartlett, Jr.; QB Jake Browning, Jr.; DB Myles Bryant, So.; OL Nick Harris, So.
WASHINGTON STATE: OL Andre Dillard, RJr.; QB Luke Falk, RSr.; LB Frankie Luvu, Sr.; RB Jamal Morrow, RSr.