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Preseason All-Big 12 Team Released, WVU's Geno Smith Offensive POY

Landry Jones snubbed?
West Virginia fans take in a big home game in Morgantown


The Big 12 Conferencereleased its Preseason All-Big 12 Team today, and while there weren't many notable surprises, it was interesting that West Virginia QB Geno Smith was chosen over Oklahoma QB Landry Jones as Offensive Player of the Year.

Alex Okafor, Texas' talented DE was named Defensive Player of the Year, while Trey Metoyer, a WR from Oklahoma, was named Newcomer of the Year.

Just two of last year's All Big-12 Offense were named to the list, while seven of last year's All Big-12 Defense took honors.

The media representatives that voted this year must have watched last year's Orange Bowl...