Nov. 26, 2012
Seven Bruins were named to the All-Pac-12 Conference football first and second-teams as chosen by the league's coaches and announced by the conference office on Monday.
Senior punter Jeff Locke, junior linebacker Anthony Barr and sophomore offensive lineman Xavier Su'a-Filo were selected to the first-team squad. Senior running back Johnathan Franklin, senior offensive lineman Jeff Baca, senior defensive lineman Datone Jones and senior special teams standout David Allen were listed on the second-team.
Earning honorable mention accolades were senior defensive back Andrew Abbott, freshman center Jake Brendel, junior wide receiver Shaq Evans, senior tight end Joseph Fauria, freshman quarterback Brett Hundley, sophomore linebacker Eric Kendricks, junior defensive lineman Cassius Marsh and junior return specialist Damien Thigpen.
Locke was one of two players who were named to the first team of both the All-Pac-12 Team and the Pac-12 All-Academic Football Team, which was announced last week. For further information on the Pac-12 teams go to the site at pac-12.org and the link http://pac-12.com/Sports/Football/FootballArticle/tabid/251//Article/200461/Pac-12-football-awards-and-all-conference-team-announced.aspx