2011 Football Honors and Recognition

Justin Blackmon won his second straight Biletnikoff Award.

Justin Blackmon won his second straight Biletnikoff Award.

Jan. 10, 2012

STILLWATER, Okla. - Accompanying the most successful football season in Oklahoma State history was a mountain of individual awards and recognition for numerous Cowboys in 2011. A look at the final list:

Mike Gundy, Head Coach
* Eddie Robinson National Coach of the Year winner
* Liberty Mutual National Coach of the Year finalist (one of 10)
* AFCA Region 4 Coach of the Year
* Bear Bryant Coach of the Year Watch List (one of 20)

81 Justin Blackmon, Wide Receiver
* Biletnikoff Award winner
* Unanimous First-Team All-American
* Offensive MVP of the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl
* First-Team All-Big 12, coaches
* First-Team All-Big 12, Associated Press
* Officially recognized Heisman Trophy Candidate (Heisman Trophy Trust)
* Maxwell Award semifinalist (one of 16)
* Walter Camp Player of the Year Award Semifinalist (one of 15)
* Midseason First-Team All-American, ESPN.com
* Midseason First-Team All-American, The Sporting News
* Midseason Second-Team All-American, Phil Steele
* Midseason Third-Team All-American, CollegeFootballNews.com
* Midseason First-Team All-Big 12, Phil Steele

73 Levy Adcock, Offensive Lineman
* Consensus All-American with first-team honors from the AFCA and FWAA, second team honors from Walter Camp and third-team honors from the Associated Press
* Second-Team All-American, Walter Camp
* First-Team All-Big 12, coaches
* First-Team All-Big 12, Associated Press
* Outland Trophy watch list
* Rotary Lombardi Award watch list
* Midseason First-Team All-American, CollegeFootballNews.com
* Midseason First-Team All-American, Phil Steele
* Midseason Second-Team All-American, CBSSports.com
* Midseason Second-Team All-American, SI.com
* Midseason First-Team All-Big 12, Phil Steele

 

 

13 Quinn Sharp, Punter/Kicker
* First-Team All-America kicker, FWAA
* Third-Team All-America kicker, Associated Press
* Second-Team All-America Punter, Rivals.com
* College Football Performance Awards Kickoff Specialist of the Year Award Winner
* Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Year
* First-Team All-Big 12 punter, coaches
* First-Team All-Big 12 punter, Associated Press
* First-Team All-Big 12 kicker, coaches
* Honorable Mention All-Big 12 kicker, Associated Press
* Lou Groza Award semifinalist (one of 20)
* Ray Guy Award watch list
* Midseason First-Team All-American Punter, ESPN.com
* Midseason First-Team All-American Punter, The Sporting News
* Midseason Fourth-Team All-American Punter, Phil Steele
* Midseason First-Team All-Big 12 Kicker, Phil Steele
* Midseason Second-Team All-Big 12 Punter, Phil Steele
* Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Week, Sept. 6
* Lou Groza Award Star of the Week, Sept. 6
* College Football Performance Awards National Placekicker of the Week, Sept. 5
* College Football Performance Awards National Kickoff Specialist of the Week, Sept. 5
* College Football Performance Awards National Kickoff Specialist of the Week, Sept. 26
* College Football Performance Awards National Kickoff Specialist of the Week, Nov 14
* College Football Performance Awards National Kickoff Specialist of the Week, Dec. 4

10 Markelle Martin, Safety
* First-Team All-American, AFCA and SI.com
* Second-Team All-American, Associated Press, CBSSports.com and Scout.com
* First-Team All-Big 12, coaches
* Second-Team All-Big 12, Associated Press
* Bronko Nagurski Award watch list
* Jim Thorpe Award semifinalist (one of 15)
* Midseason First-Team All-American, Phil Steele
* Midseason Second-Team All-American, CBSSports.com
* Midseason Second-Team All-American, SI.com
* Midseason Third-Team All-American, CollegeFootballNews.com
* Midseason First-Team All-Big 12, Phil Steele

74 Grant Garner, Center
* Big 12 Offensive Lineman of the Year
* Third-Team All-American, Associated Press
* First-Team All-American, SI.com
* First-Team All-Big 12, coaches
* First-Team All-Big 12, Associated Press
* Rimington Award finalist (one of 5)
* Midseason Third-Team All-American, Phil Steele
* Midseason First-Team All-Big 12, Phil Steele

19 Brodrick Brown, Cornerback
* Third-Team All-American, Associated Press
* Second-Team All-American, SI.com
* First-Team All-Big 12, coaches
* First-Team All-Big 12, Associated Press
* Jim Thorpe Award semifinalist (one of 15)
* Lott IMPACT Trophy Semifinalist (one of eight)
* Jim Thorpe Defensive Back of the Week, Sept. 28
* Lott Trophy IMPACT Player of the Week, Sept. 26

68 Lane Taylor, Offensive Lineman
* Second-Team All-American, Scout.com
* Honorable Mention All-Big 12, coaches
* Honorable Mention All-Big 12, Associated Press
* Outland Trophy watch list

50 Jamie Blatnick, Defensive End
* First-Team All-Big 12, coaches
* First-Team All-Big 12, Associated Press
* First-Team Academic All-Big 12
* Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week, Oct. 17
* Midseason Second-Team All-Big 12, Phil Steele

1 Joseph Randle, Running Back
* First-Team All-Big 12, Associated Press
* Second-Team All-Big 12, coaches
* Honorable Mention All-Big 12 all-purpose player, Associated Press
* Paul Hornung Award watch list
* College Football Performance Awards National Running Back of the Week, Sept. 11
* Midseason Second-Team All-Big 12, Phil Steele

3 Brandon Weeden, Quarterback
* Second-Team All-Big 12, coaches
* Second-Team All-Big 12, Associated Press
* First-Team Academic All-Big 12
* Officially recognized Heisman Trophy Candidate (Heisman Trophy Trust)
* Davey O'Brien Award Semifinalist (one of 16)
* Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award Finalist (one of 5)
* Maxwell Award semifinalist (one of 16)
* Walter Camp Player of the Year Award Semifinalist (one of 15)
* Manning Award finalist (one of 10)
* Midseason Honorable Mention All-American, Phil Steele
* Walter Camp Award National Player of the Week, Sept. 26
* ESPN All-America Player of the Week, Sept. 29
* ESPN All-America Player of the Week finalist, Nov. 7
* ESPN All-America Player of the Week finalist, Nov. 14
* Rivals.com National Player of the Week, Sept. 26
* Capital One Cup Impact Performance of the Week, Sept. 26
* Capital One Cup Impact Performance of the Week finalist, Nov. 7
* Capital One Cup Impact Performance of the Week finalist, Nov. 14
* College Football Performance Awards National QB of the Week, Oct. 9
* College Football Performance Awards National QB of the Week, Nov. 14
* Davey O'Brien Award National Quarterback of the Week, Sept. 26
* Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week, Sept. 26
* Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week, Nov. 7
* Manning Award Star of the Week, Sept. 11
* Manning Award Star of the Week, Sept. 26
* Manning Award Star of the Week, Oct. 9
* Manning Award Star of the Week, Nov. 7
* ESPN Gameday Final Helmet Sticker from Lou Holtz, Sept. 26
* Nominee, National Football Foundation National Scholar-Athlete Award
* Midseason Third-Team All-Big 12, Phil Steele

4 Justin Gilbert, Cornerback/Kick Returner
* Second-Team All-Big 12 CB, Associated Press
* Defensive MVP of the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl
* Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Week, Sept. 19
* College Football Performance Awards National Kick Returner of the Week, Sept. 19
* College Football Performance Awards National Kick Returner of the Week, Oct. 16
* Midseason First-Team All-Big 12 Cornerback, Phil Steele
* Midseason Second-Team All-Big 12 Kick Returner, Phil Steele

25 Josh Cooper, Inside Receiver
* Second-Team All-Big 12, coaches
* Honorable Mention All-Big 12, Associated Press
* Biletnikoff Award watch list
* Midseason Third-Team All-Big 12 WR, Phil Steele

9 Kye Staley, Fullback
* Second-Team All-Big 12, coaches

11 Shaun Lewis, Linebacker
* Honorable Mention All-Big 12, coaches
* Rotary Lombardi Award watch list
* Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week, Oct. 24
* Midseason Second-Team All-Big 12, Phil Steele

75 Nick Martinez, Offensive Lineman
* Honorable Mention All-Big 12, Associated Press

89 Nigel Nicholas, Defensive Tackle
* Honorable Mention All-Big 12, Associated Press

99 Richetti Jones, Defensive End
* Honorable Mention All-Big 12, Associated Press

82 Isaiah Anderson, Receiver
* First-Team Academic All-Big 12

45 Caleb Lavey, Linebacker
* First-Team Academic All-Big 12

17 Charlie Moore, Receiver
* First-Team Academic All-Big 12

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

71 Parker Graham, Offensive Lineman
* Second-Team Academic All-Big 12

28 Deion Imade, Cornerback
* Second-Team Academic All-Big 12

36 Teddy Johnson, Linebacker
* Second-Team Academic All-Big 12

8 Daytawion Lowe, Safety
* Midseason Third-Team All-Big 12, Phil Steele

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