Taylor Mays, Damian Williams highlight All-Pac 10 team


Taylor Mays was a first-team all conference selection, joining UCLA’s Brian Price, Cal’s Syd’Quan Thompson, and both JacQuizz and James Rogers of Oregon state as repeat selections.  Mays is the only member of the defensive unit to earn first team honors, as he is joined by offensive linemen Jeff Byers and Charles Brown, with Damian Williams bringing the Trojans’ total to four.

Southern California’s four players cover five positions on the first-team list, thanks to Williams’ dual performances as both wide receiver and punt return specialist.

Everson Griffen, Josh Pinkard, and Kevin Thomas were second-team selections, along with special team player Garrett Green.  Tailback Allen Bradford received honorable mention.  Looking at one that got away, Arizona State’s Vontaze Burfict was named Pac 10 defensive freshman of the year.  Burfict was recruited by USC and a verbal commitment before signing a letter of intent with the Sun Devils last February.

Pac 10 First-Team Offense

QB- Sean Canfield, Oregon State
RB- Toby Gerhart, Stanford
RB- JacQuizz Rodgers, Oregon State
WR-James Rodgers, Oregon State
WR- Damian Williams, USC
TE- Ed Dickson, Oregon
OL Chris Marinelli, Stanford
OL Mike Tepper, California
OL Jeff Byers, USC
OL Charles Brown, USC
OL Gregg Peat, Oregon State

Pac 10 First-Team Defense

DL Brian Price, UCLA
DL Stephen Paea, Oregon State
DL Tyson Alualu, California
DL Dexter Davis,  Arizona State
LB Keaton Kristick, Oregon State
LB Mike Mohamed, California
LB Reggie Carter, UCLA
DB Rahim Moore, So., UCLA
DB Syd’Quan Thompson, California
DB Taylor Mays, USC
DB Alterraun Verner, UCLA

First Team All Pac 10 Specialist

PK Kai Forbath, UCLA
P Bryan Anger, California
KOR Chris Owusu, Stanford
PR Damian Williams, USC
ST Suaesi Tuimaunei, Oregon Stat

Offensive Player of the Year: Toby Gerhart, RB, Sr., Stanford
Pat Tillman Defensive Player of the Year: Brian Price, DT, Jr., UCLA
Offensive Freshman of the Year: LaMichael James, RB, Oregon
Defensive Freshman of the Year: Vontaze Burfict, MLB, Arizona State
Coach of the Year: Chip Kelly, Oregon

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~ by Anthony on December 7, 2009.

One Response to “Taylor Mays, Damian Williams highlight All-Pac 10 team”

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