2002 All-Big 12 Conference football team

The 2002 All-Big 12 Conference football team consists of American football players chosen as All-Big 12 Conference players for the 2002 NCAA Division I-A football season. The conference recognizes two official All-Big 12 selectors: (1) the Big 12 conference coaches selected separate offensive and defensive units and named first- and second-team players (the "Coaches" team);[1] and (2) a panel of sports writers and broadcasters covering the Big 12 also selected offensive and defensive units and named first- and second-team players (the "Media" team).[2]

Offensive selectionsEdit


Running backsEdit


  • Nick Leckey, Kansas State (Coaches-1; Media-1)
  • Zach Butler, Iowa State (Media-2)
  • A.J. Ricker, Missouri (Coaches-2)


  • Derrick Dockery, Texas (Coaches-1; Media-1)
  • Wayne Lucier, Colorado (Coaches-1; Media-1)
  • Bob Montgomery, Iowa State (Coaches-2; Media-2)
  • Rex Richards, Texas Tech (Media-2)
  • Taylor Whitley, Texas A&M (Coaches-2)


  • Justin Bates, Colorado (Coaches-1; Media-1)
  • Jammal Brown, Oklahoma (Coaches-2; Media-1)
  • Rob Droege, Missouri (Coaches-1; Media-2)
  • Thomas Barnett, Kansas State (Coaches-2; Media-2)

Tight endsEdit

  • Trent Smith, Oklahoma (Coaches-1; Media-1)
  • Greg Porter, Texas A&M (Coaches-2; Media-2)


Defensive selectionsEdit

Defensive linemenEdit


  • Teddy Lehman, Oklahoma (Coaches-1; Media-1)
  • Derrick Johnson, Texas (Coaches-1; Media-1)
  • Terry Pierce, Kansas State (Coaches-2; Media-1)
  • Lawrence Flugence, Texas Tech (Coaches-2; Media-1)
  • Josh Buhl, Kansas State (Media-2)
  • Lance Mitchell, Oklahoma (Media-2)
  • Greg Cole, Kansas (Media-2)
  • Jarrod Penright, Texas A&M (Media-2)

Defensive backsEdit

  • Terence Newman, Kansas State (Coaches-1; Media-1)
  • Brandon Everage, Oklahoma (Coaches-1; Media-1)
  • Derrick Strait, Oklahoma (Coaches-1; Media-1)
  • Rod Babers, Texas (Coaches-1; Media-1)
  • DeJuan Groce, Nebraska (Coaches-2; Media-2)
  • Nathan Vasher, Texas (Coaches-2; Media-2)
  • Andre Woolfolk, Oklahoma (Coaches-2; Media-2)
  • Sammy Davis, Texas A&M (Coaches-2)
  • Donald Strickland, Colorado (Media-2)

Special teamsEdit


  • Josh Brown, Nebraska (Coaches-1; Media-2)
  • Adam Benike, Iowa State (Coaches-2; Media-1)


All-purpose / Return specialistsEdit


Bold = selected as a first-team player by both the coaches and media panel

Coaches = selected by Big 12 Conference coaches[1]

Media = selected by a media panel[2]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b "Coaches All-Big 12 Team Announced". Texas Tech University. November 30, 2002.
  2. ^ a b "2002 AP All-Big 12 Team". Big 12 Conference. December 5, 2002.