2012 Football Honors and Recognition

Shaun Lewis

Shaun Lewis

Jan. 4, 2013

STILLWATER, Okla. - The Oklahoma State football team capped the 2012 season with a resounding 58-14 win over Purdue in the Heart of Dallas Bowl. A look at the various honors and recognition earned by the Cowboys this year:

13 Quinn Sharp - Kicker/Punter
• AFCA First-Team All-America kicker
• Walter Camp Second-Team All-America kicker
• Big 12 Co-Special Teams Player of the Year (Coaches)
• First-Team All-Big 12 Kicker (Coaches)
• First-Team All-Big 12 Punter (Coaches)
• First-Team All-Big 12 Kicker (AP)
• First-Team All-Big 12 Punter (AP)
• Lou Groza Award semifinalist
• OSU Special Teams MVP
• Team Captain
• Lou Groza Award star of the week - Sept. 17
• Lou Groza Award star of the week - Oct. 29
• SI.com midseason first-team All-America punter
• Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Week - Oct. 15
• Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Week - Oct. 29
• College Football Performance Awards national specialist of the week - Sept. 15
• College Football Performance Awards national punter of the week - Oct. 14
• College Football Performance Awards national specialist of the week - Oct. 29
• College Football Performance Awards national specialist of the week - Nov. 25

1 Joseph Randle - Running Back
• First-Team All-Big 12 (Coaches)
• First-Team All-Big 12 (AP)
• Bob Fenimore Award for OSU Team MVP
• Team Captain
• Doak Walker Award semifinalist
• SI.com second-team midseason All-American
• Phil Steele second-team midseason All-American

68 Lane Taylor - Offensive Line
• First-Team All-Big 12 (Coaches)
• First-Team All-Big 12 (AP)
• Team Captain
• CBSSports.com midseason second-team All-American
• College Football News midseason first-team All-American

 

 

99 Calvin Barnett - Defensive Tackle
• Big 12 Defensive Newcomer of the Year (Coaches)
• First-Team All-Big 12 (Coaches)
• Second-Team All-Big 12 (AP)
• Team Captain
• Russell Okung Award for outstanding newcomer

5 Josh Stewart - Receiver
• First-Team All-Big 12 (AP)
• Thurman Thomas Award for OSU Offensive MVP
• Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week - Nov. 12
• Finalist, Capital One Impact Performance - Nov. 11

4 J.W. Walsh - Quarterback
• Big 12 Offensive Freshman of the Year (Coaches)
• Vernon Grant Award for spirit and enthusiasm

9 Kye Staley - Fullback
• Second-Team All-Big 12 (Coaches)

11 Shaun Lewis - Linebacker
• Second-Team All-Big 12 (AP)
• Honorable Mention All-Big 12 (Coaches)
• Bob Fenimore Award for OSU Team MVP
• Second-Team Academic All-Big 12

4 Justin Gilbert - Cornerback
• Second-Team All-Big 12 KR/PR (Coaches)
• Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Week - Nov. 12
• College Football Performance Awards national kick returner of the week - Nov. 11

45 Caleb Lavey - Linebacker
• Leslie O'Neal Award for OSU Defensive MVP
• Honorable Mention All-Big 12 (Coaches)
• First-Team Academic All-Big 12

91 James Castleman - Defensive Line
• Honorable Mention All-Big 12 (Coaches)

71 Parker Graham - Offensive Line
• Honorable Mention All-Big 12 (Coaches)
• First-Team Academic All-Big 12

10 Clint Chelf - Quarterback
• Heart of Dallas Bowl Most Valuable Player

1 Kevin Peterson - Cornerback
• Honorable Mention Big 12 Defensive Freshman of the Year (Coaches)

23 Zack Craig - Safety
• Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Week - Nov. 19

26 Desmond Roland - Running Back
• College Football Performance Awards national kick returner of the week - Nov. 4

82 Isaiah Anderson - Wide Receiver
• College Football Performance Awards national wide receiver of the week - Nov. 18
• First-Team Academic All-Big 12
• L.L. Boger Award for Academic Achievement

80 Cooper Bassett - Defensive End
• Team Captain
• Second-Team Academic All-Big 12
• Vernon Grant Award for spirit and enthusiasm
• Nominee, Lowe's Senior CLASS Award
• Nominee, ARA Sportsmanship Award
• Nominee, Wuerffel Trophy

84 Austin Hays - Wide Receiver
• Russell Okung Award for outstanding newcomer

17 Charlie Moore - Wide Receiver
• Nominee, CoSIDA Academic All-America Team
• First-Team Academic All-Big 12

39 Wes Harlan - Holder
• First-Team Academic All-Big 12
• Barry Sanders Award for contributors taking little credit

96 Ryan Robinson - Defensive End
• Barry Sanders Award for contributors taking little credit

39 Teddy Johnson - Fullback
• First-Team Academic All-Big 12

56 Connor Sinko - Long Snapper
• First-Team Academic All-Big 12

37 Alex Elkins - Linebacker
• Second-Team Academic All-Big 12

60 Evan Epstein - Center
• Second-Team Academic All-Big 12

28 Deion Imade - Safety
• Second-Team Academic All-Big 12

44 Jeremy Seaton - Fullback/Tight End
• Second-Team Academic All-Big 12

53 Andrew Suter - Long Snapper
• Second-Team Academic All-Big 12

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