Oklahoma had two special honors on the media’s Big 12 preseason football team announced Tuesday.
Linebacker Kenneth Murray was a selection as Defensive Player of the Year and Alabama transfer Jalen Hurts is the Newcomer of the Year as he succeeds Kyler Murray behind center for the Sooners.
Texas quarterback Sam Ehlinger, coming off a Sugar Bowl win against Georgia, got the nod as Offensive Player of the Year.
Other Sooners making the team were running back Kennedy Brooks, wide receiver CeeDee Lamb, tight end Grant Calcaterra, offensive lineman Creed Humphrey and Murray on the defensive unit. Lamb was also given the nod as the return specialist.
Running back Chuba Hubbard, wide receiver Tylan Wallace and defensive back A.J. Green represent Oklahoma State among the selections.
The Big 12 media preseason poll will be out today. Big 12 Media Days is in Arlington on Monday and Tuesday. Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Kansas, TCU and Texas Tech will appear Monday and Texas, Baylor, Iowa State, Kansas State and West Virginia will show on Tuesday.
Offensive Player of the Year: Sam Ehlinger, Texas, QB, 6-3, 230, Jr., Austin, Texas
Defensive Player of the Year: Kenneth Murray, Oklahoma, LB, 6-2, 243, Jr., Missouri City, Texas
Newcomer of the Year: Jalen Hurts, Oklahoma, QB, 6-2, 219, Sr., Houston, Texas
Sam Ehlinger (3), Texas, 6-3, 230, Jr., Austin, Texas
Pooka Williams Jr. (1), Kansas, 5-10, 170, So., New Orleans, La.
Kennedy Brooks (3), Oklahoma, 5-11, 209, So., Mansfield, Texas
Chuba Hubbard, Oklahoma State, 6-1, 207, So.,Sherwood Park, Alberta, Canada
CeeDee Lamb (3), Oklahoma, 6-2, 191, Jr., Richmond, Texas
Tylan Wallace (1), Oklahoma State, 6-0, 185, Jr., Fort Worth, Texas
Jalen Reagor (2), TCU, 5-11, 195, Jr., Waxahachie, Texas
Grant Calcaterra (1), Oklahoma, 6-4, 233, Jr., Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif.
Creed Humphrey (3), Oklahoma, 6-5, 315, So., Shawnee
Lucas Niang (2), TCU, 6-7, 328, Sr., New Canaan, Conn.
Zach Shackelford (2), Texas, 6-4, 305, Sr., Belton, Texas
Jack Anderson (2), Texas Tech, 6-5, 320, Jr., Frisco, Texas
Colton McKivitz (3), West Virginia, 6-7, 312, Sr., Jacobsburg, Ohio
Cameron Dicker (2), Texas, 6-1, 201, So., Austin, Texas
CeeDee Lamb, Oklahoma, 6-2, 191, Jr., Richmond, Texas
James Lynch (2), Baylor, 6-4, 290, Jr., Round Rock, Texas
JaQuan Bailey (2), Iowa State, 6-2, 255, Sr., Jacksonville, Fla.
Ray Lima (2), Iowa State, 6-3, 305, Sr., Los Angeles, Calif.
Reggie Walker, K-State, 6-2, 250, Sr., Ponchatoula, La.
Corey Bethley (3), TCU, 6-2, 290, Jr., Katy, Texas
Clay Johnston (2), Baylor, 6-1, 232, Sr., Abilene, Texas
Marcel Spears, Jr. (3), Iowa State, 6-1, 218, Sr., Olathe, Kan.
Kenneth Murray (2), Oklahoma, 6-2, 243, Jr., Missouri City, Texas
Greg Eisworth (1), Iowa State, 6-0, 205, Jr., Grand Prairie, Texas
A.J. Green (2), Oklahoma State, 6-1, 190, Sr., DeSoto, Texas
Jeff Gladney (2), TCU, 6-0, 183, Sr., New Boston, Texas
Caden Sterns (1), Texas, 6-1, 205, So., Cibolo, Texas
Adrian Frye (1), Texas Tech, 6-1, 190, So., Houston, Texas
Kyle Thompson (2), Kansas, 6-4, 222, Jr., El Cajon, Calif.
1. 2018 first-team selection
2. 2018 second-team selection
3. 2018 honorable mention