Big 12 announces preseason team

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by Sarah Espy

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Big 12 has announced it’s 2013 Preseason All-Big 12 Football Team and individual awards.

Kansas State and Texas Tech had the most named between the offensive and defensive teams, with four players each.

From K-State, on the offense, were seniors Cornelius Lucas and John Hubert, as well as junior Tyler Lockett. Ty Zimmerman, a senior from KSU, was named on defense.

Lache Seastrunk, Baylor’s junior running back, was named Offensive Player of the Year. Defensive Player of the Year went to Devonte Fields, a sophomore defensive lineman from Texas Christian University.

The Newcomer of the Year Preseason award went to Charles Sims, a running back from West Virginia, who is a transfer from Houston University.

The Preseason media poll will be released on Thursday. Big 12 Football Media Days will take place next week in Dallas, July 22 and 23.

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