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10 Utah Players Named To Preseason All-Pac-12 Team

Utah players begin warmups as they prepare to play Oregon State in a college football game at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020. (Scott G Winterton, Deseret News)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – 10 Utah football players were named to the Athlon Sports preseason All-Pac-12 team in 11 different positions.

Athlon Sports released their All-Pac-12 teams on Monday and Utah was well represented on the list with 11 selections.

10 players made the All-Pac-12 team but one player was listed at two different positions. Oregon had the most selections with 14, USC and Washington finished second with 13, followed by Arizona State and UCLA with 12.

Athlon put out four All-Pac-12 teams. Offensive lineman Nick Ford, defensive end Mika Tafua, linebacker Devin Lloyd, kicker Jadon Redding and Britain Covey as a punt returner were named to the All-Pac-12 first team.

Covey made the second team as a wide receiver, as well as tight end Brant Kuithe and cornerback Clark Phillips III. Offensive lineman Sataoa Laumea received third team recognition. Athlon put quarterback Charlie Brewer and cornerback JaTravis Broughton on the All-Pac-12 fourth team.

Here are the full teams from Athlon:

First-Team Offense

QB: Kedon Slovis, USC
RB: Jarek Broussard, Colorado
RB: Rachaad White, Arizona State
AP: Max Borghi, Washington State
WR: Drake London, USC
WR: Johnny Johnson, Oregon
TE: Cade Otton, Washington
C: Nathan Eldridge, Oregon State
OL: Nick Ford, Utah
OL: Jaxson Kirkland, Washington
OL: Abraham Lucas, Washington State
OL: Dohnovan West, Arizona State

First-Team Defense

DL: Kayvon Thibodeaux, Oregon
DL: Tyler Johnson, Arizona State
DL: Mika Tafua, Utah
LB: Zion Tupuola-Fetui, Washington
LB: Drake Jackson, USC
LB: Devin Lloyd, Utah
LB: Avery Roberts, Oregon State
LB: Nate Landman, Colorado
DB: Trent McDuffie, Washington
DB: Chase Lucas, Arizona State
DB: Chris Steele, USC
DB: Mykael Wright, Oregon

First-Team Specialists

K: Jadon Redding, Utah
P: Michael Turk, Arizona State
KR: D.J. Taylor, Arizona State
PR: Britain Covey, Utah

Second-Team Offense

QB: Jayden Daniels, Arizona State
RB: Austin Jones, Stanford
RB: C.J. Verdell, Oregon
AP: Britain Covey, Utah
WR: Bru McCoy, USC
WR: Kyle Philips, UCLA
TE: Brant Kuithe, Utah
C: Alex Forsyth, Oregon
OL: Luke Wattenberg, Washington
OL: Kellen Diesch, Arizona State
OL: Joshua Gray, Oregon State
OL Sean Rhyan, UCLA

Second-Team Defense

DL: Thomas Booker, Stanford
DL: Jermayne Lole, Arizona State
DL: Nick Figueroa, USC
LB: Omar Speights, Oregon State
LB: Cameron Goode, California
LB: Carson Wells, Colorado
LB: Edefuan Ulofoshio, Washington
CB: Christian Roland-Wallace, Arizona
CB: Clark Phillips III, Utah
S: Isaiah Pola-Mao, USC
S: Evan Fields, Arizona State

Second-Team Specialists

K: Lucas Havrisk, Arizona
P: Ben Griffiths, USC
KR: Nathaniel Peat, Stanford
PR: Dimitri Stanley, Colorado

Third-Team Offense

QB: Dorian Thompson-Robinson, UCLA
RB: Christopher Brown, California
RB: Brittain Brown, UCLA
AP/WR: Travell Harris, Washington State
WR: Michael Wilson, Stanford
WR: Renard Bell, Washington State
WR: Jaylon Redd, Oregon
TE: Greg Dulcich, UCLA
C: Sam Marrazzo, UCLA
OL: Walter Rouse, Stanford
OL: Michael Saffell, California
OL: Sataoa Laumea, Utah
OL: Malaesala Aumavae-Laulu, Oregon
OL: Andrew Vorhees, USC

Third-Team Defense

DL: Terrence Lang, Colorado
DL: Tuli Tuipulotu, USC
DL: Tuli Letuligasenoa, Washington
DL: Isaac Hodgins, Oregon State
LB: Caleb Johnson, UCLA
LB: Jahad Woods, Washington State
LB: Kuony Deng, California
LB: Noah Sewell, Oregon
LB: Merlin Robertson, Arizona State
CB: Jaylen Watson, Washington State
CB: Josh Drayden, California
S: Elijah Hicks, California
S: Verone McKinley III, Oregon

Third-Team Specialists

K: Parker Lewis, USC
P: Ryan Sanborn, Stanford
KR: Travell Harris, Washington State
PR: Kyle Philips, UCLA

Fourth-Team Offense

QB: Charlie Brewer, Utah
RB: Chip Trayanum, Arizona State
RB: Keaontay Ingram, USC
RB: Travis Dye, Oregon
AP/RB: Sean McGrew, Washington
WR: Terrell Bynum, Washington
WR: Trevon Bradford, Oregon State
WR: Dimitri Stanley, Colorado
TE: Brady Russell, Colorado
C: Colby Pursell, Colorado
OL: Valentino Daltoso, California
OL: Nous Keobounnam, Oregon State
OL: Frank Filip, Colorado
OL: Victor Curne, Washington
OL: Donovan Laie, Arizona
OL: Alec Anderson, UCLA

Fourth-Team Defense

DL: Brandon Dorius, Oregon
DL: Brennan Jackson, Washington State
DL: Jalen Harris, Arizona
DL: Mitchell Agude, UCLA
LB: Isaac Slade-Matautia, Oregon
LB: Ryan Bowman, Washington
DB: Jamal Hill, Oregon
DB: JaTravis Broughton, Utah
DB: Kyler Gordon, Washington
DB: Quentin Lake, UCLA
DB: Qwuantrezz Knight, UCLA
DB: Isaiah Lewis, Colorado

Fourth-Team Specialists

K: Peyton Henry, Washington
P: Tom Snee, Oregon
KR: Gary Bryant, USC
PR: Trevon Bradford, Oregon State

Trevor Allen is a Utah Utes Insider for KSLSports.com and host of the Crimson Corner podcast. Follow him on Twitter: @TrevorASportsYou can download and listen to the podcast, here.

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