The college football season is just around the corner, and every Big 12 football fan wants to know who the next stars of the league will be in 2011.
The conference annually awards certain players for their on-field excellence during the season. Offensive players, defensive players, newcomers, and even special teamers are honored with their own trophies. And of course, one head coach is honored, too.
This year only Oklahoma State wide receiver Justin Blackmon returns with a trophy from 2010 (Offensive Player of the Year). The media has already pegged their preseason picks, so now I'll give you mine.
Here are my selections to win the Big 12 Conference player awards for 2011.