Athlon Sports Released its Preseason All-Big 12 football teams Friday afternoon and 10 players from West Virginia were honored. While no Mountaineers garnered first-team honors, four were named to the second team, four to the third team and two to the fourth team.
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- RB Leddie Brown
- Brown broke out as the conference’s second-leading rusher last season, running for 1,010 yards in 10 games and scoring 11 total touchdowns.
- DL Akheem Mesidor
- Mesidor led WVU with five sacks as a true freshman with 32 total tackles.
- DL Dante Stills
- Stills led the team with 10.5 tackles for loss with 35 total tackles.
- S Alonzo Addae
- Addae finished second with 66 total tackles and had two interceptions in his first season as a starter.
- WR Winston Wright
- Wright led WVU’s receivers with 47 catches and 553 yards while scoring two touchdowns.
- C Zach Frazier
- Frazier was an instant starter as a true freshman, playing center and left guard.
- OL Doug Nester
- Nester transferred to WVU this offseason after two years at Virginia Tech.
- LB Josh Chandler-Semedo
- Chandler-Semedo finished third on the team with 64 total tackles to go along with four tackles for loss.
- S Sean Mahone
- Mahone had 54 total tackles with an interception and four pass breakups last season.
- KR Winston Wright
- Wright had a 21.25-yard average on 20 kick returns.