MORGANTOWN — West Virginia’s Zach Frazier and Beanie Bishop had been each named first-team All-Massive 12, the convention introduced Wednesday.
Frazier, a fourth-year starter, has established himself as top-of-the-line facilities within the nation. He’s up for the Wuerffel Trophy, William V. Campbell Trophy and Jason Witten Collegiate Man of the 12 months awards. He has additionally accepted an invite to the Reese’s Senior Bowl as he prepares to enter the NFL Draft.
Bishop is in his first season with the Mountaineers after transferring from Minnesota. He led the Massive 12 in passes defended (24) and go breakups (20) and tied for fourth in interceptions with 4.
Tight finish Kole Taylor and offensive lineman Wyatt Milum had been each named second-team All-Massive 12.
Taylor, in his first season after transferring from LSU, led the Mountaineers with 33 receptions and 4 touchdowns and was second on the group with 411 receiving yards. Milum in is his third season at WVU and began 11 video games this season, 35 in his profession.
Oklahoma State operating again Ollie Gordon was named Offensive Participant of the 12 months and Texas lineman T’Vondre Sweat was named Defensive Participant of the 12 months.
Oklahoma State’s Mike Gundy was named the Chuck Neinas Coach of the 12 months. Gundy’s Cowboys will play Texas within the Massive 12 Championship on Saturday (midday, ABC).
Different particular person awards went to Texas receiver Adonai Mitchell (Offensive Newcomer of the 12 months), Kansas lineman Austin Booker (Defensive Newcomer of the 12 months) and Iowa State quarterback Rocco Becht (Offensive Freshman of the 12 months), the son of former WVU tight finish Anthony Becht. Defensive Freshman of the 12 months was cut up between linebackers Anthony Hill (Texas) and Ben Roberts (Texas Tech). Remaining awards went to Texas Tech punter Austin McNamara (Particular Groups Participant of the 12 months), Kansas State lineman Cooper Beebe (Offensive Lineman of the 12 months) and Texas lineman Byron Murphy (Defensive Lineman of the 12 months).
A number of Mountaineers had been named All-Massive 12 honorable point out, together with security Aubrey Burks, operating again CJ Donaldson, punt returner Preston Fox, quarterback Garrett Greene, linebacker Lee Kpogba, defensive linemen Mike Lockhart, Edward Vesterinen and Sean Martin, kicker Michael Hayes, offensive linemen Doug Nester, Brandon Yates and Tomas Rimac, and punter Oliver Straw.
West Virginia additionally had a number of finalists for particular person awards. Bishop for defensive newcomer, linebacker Ben Cutter for defensive freshman, Frazier for offensive lineman, Hayes for particular groups, Martin for defensive lineman and Jaheim White for offensive freshman.
WVU will study which bowl recreation it can play in on Sunday after all of the convention championship video games are concluded.