Kalen DeBoer Co-Coach of the Year, Four Huskies in 1st Team All Pac-12

the Pac-12 introduced all-conference groups and awards this season and a number of other Huskies noticed their names featured. The one individual from Washington to be acknowledged within the award classes was coach Kalen DeBoer, who was named co-coach of the yr together with Oregon State’s Jonathan Smith. Each exceeded expectations and have been in a position to beat rival Oregon within the ultimate video games of the yr to complete within the prime 15 nationally.

On the rest of the award ticket USC QB Caleb Williams gained OPOY. That wasn’t a shock provided that Williams is the favourite to win the Heisman. USC additionally had the DPOY in Tuli Tuipulotu, which once more wasn’t a shock since he led the nation in sacks this yr with 12.5. Oregon State RB Damien Martinez gained Offensive Freshman of the 12 months after speeding for almost 1,000 yards. The DFOY went to Utah LB Lander Barton. No Huskies have been nominated for any of the freshman awards.

4 Washington gamers completed on the primary workforce: WR Rome Odunze, OG Jaxson Kirkland, EDGE Bralen Trice and EDGE Jeremiah Martin.

An extra quartet of Huskies made the second workforce: QB Michael Penix Jr., OT Troy Fautanu, S Alex Cook dinner and Ok Peyton Henry.

These 8 gamers chosen from the two groups tied with USC and Oregon State for essentially the most of any faculty. Utah and Oregon every had 6 representatives.

Final week I went over my predictions for the all-conference workforce and whereas I obtained the full variety of UW gamers on every workforce right, I used to be a bit outdoors the margins. All however one of many first workforce alternatives have been as anticipated. UW’s Trice and Martin plus USC’s Tuipulotu and UCLA’s Latu have been the highest 4 Edge gamers within the convention all season and to have all of them on the primary workforce they mainly excluded any nostril deal with within the “DL” class. “. That derailed my first-team Tuli Letuligasenoa prediction (extra on him later). Jaxson Kirkland did not have the perfect yr of the UW offensive linemen and missed 3 video games, however he had the perfect identify recognition and was adequate to maintain his first workforce spot.

I used to be nervous that the improbable UW deal with duo of Troy Fautanu/Roger Rosengarten could possibly be snubbed in favor of extra established names, however Fautanu made it to the second workforce. I additionally thought WR Jalen McMillan clearly deserved no less than second-team all-conference honors, however he was simply listed as an honorable point out because it appears they did not wish to reward 2 receivers on the identical workforce.

Listed here are McMillan’s numbers towards first-team Jordan Addison (USC) and second-team Troy Franklin (Oregon).

McMillan: 86.7 yards per recreation, 8 TDs per recreation, 14.6 YPC, 12 video games performed

Addison: 85.0 rec yards per recreation, 8 rec TDs, 15.0 YPC, 9 video games performed

Franklin: 72.3 rec yards per recreation, 7 rec TDs, 15.5 YPC 12 video games performed

On the defensive aspect of the ball, solely security Alex Cook dinner made the second workforce. I assumed he would simply get honorable point out standing, however he was the one member of the UW secondary to look in all 12 video games and his counting stats have been sufficient to get him there regardless of his struggles in protection on the time. It is an enormous recognition for Cook dinner, who returned for a sixth yr after going through a place change and two teaching modifications in his tenure at UW. Kicker Peyton Henry additionally completed his time on the UW with second-team recognition after a number of massive late kicks to win shut video games over ranked groups this season.

The honorable point out listing included: OG Henry Bainivalu, LB Cam Shiny, OC Corey Luciano, WR Jalen McMillan, RB Wayne Taulapapa, ED Zion Tupuola-Fetui, LB Alphonzo Tuputala and S Asa Turner.

That honorable point out listing is all the time longer than you count on, so there have been 4 extra Huskies than I predicted and the make-up was completely different. I obtained the right choose of Taulapapa whereas McMillan slipped from second workforce on my guesses and Fautanu/Cook dinner moved as much as second workforce. I did not have them on my preliminary shortlist, however everybody from Bainivalu, Shiny, Luciano, ZTF, Tuputala, and Turner ended up getting honorable point out.

The two names that completely ought to have been on the listing someplace have been DL Tuli Letuligasenoa and OT Roger Rosengarten. Plainly the DL part was nearly solely full of leading edge racers, which explains why Tuli fell out of the first/2nd workforce, however nonetheless ought to have acquired an honorable point out. He completed third amongst UW defensive starters with a 73.1 PFF score. In the meantime, Roger Rosengarten was ninth amongst all Pac-12 OLs in PFF grade and was not among the many 27 acknowledged linemen. OL voting is commonly primarily based on seniority, however this was an enormous slight to Rosengarten all the identical.

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Listed here are the first- and second-team totals for every workforce:

Arizona- 1st (0), 2nd (1)

Arizona State- 1st (1), 2nd (1)

California- 1st (1), 2nd (1)

Oregon- 1st (3), 2nd (3)

Oregon State: 1st (4), 2nd (4)

Stanford- 1st (1), 2nd (2)

UCLA- 1st (2), 2nd (2)

USC- 1st (5), 2nd (3)

Utah- 1st (4), 2nd (2)

Washington- 1st (4), 2nd (4)

Washington State- 1st (1), 2nd (3)

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