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Paul Richardson named to the All-Pac-12 First Team

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Richardson was the only Buffalo on the first and second teams.

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Paul Richardson was the biggest reason for the increased success seen by the Colorado Buffaloes and today he has been rewarded for it by being named to the All-Pac-12 First Team. Richardson joins Brandin Cooks of Oregon State as the two receivers on the first team. Richardson finished the season with 83 receptions for 1,343 yards and 10 touchdowns.

Michael Adkins, Addison Gillam and Will Oliver were all honorable mentions.


2013 ALL-PAC-12 FOOTBALL TEAM



First Team Offense


Second Team Offense

QB

Marcus Mariota, So., Oregon (2)

QB

Taylor Kelly, Jr., Arizona State

RB

Ka’Deem Carey, Jr., Arizona (2)

RB

Tyler Gaffney, Sr., Stanford

RB

Bishop Sankey, Jr., Washington

RB

Marion Grice, Sr., Arizona State

WR

Brandin Cooks, Jr., Oregon State

WR

Ty Montgomery, Jr., Stanford

WR

Paul Richardson, Jr., Colorado

WR

Jaelen Strong, So., Arizona State

TE

Chris Coyle, Grad., Arizona State

TE

Austin Seferian-Jenkins, Jr., Washington

OL

Evan Finkenberg, Grad., Arizona State

OL

Jamil Douglas, Jr., Arizona State

OL

Hroniss Grasu, Jr., Oregon (2)

OL

Cameron Fleming, Sr., Stanford

OL

Marcus Martin, Jr., USC

OL

Andrus Peat, So., Stanford

OL

Xavier Su’a-Filo, Jr., UCLA (2)

OL

Isaac Seumalo, So., Oregon State

OL

David Yankey, Sr., Stanford (2)

OL

Khalil Wilkes, Sr., Stanford




First Team Defense


Second Team Defense

DL

Ben Gardner, Sr., Stanford

DL

Scott Crichton, Jr., Oregon State

DL

Trevor Reilly, Sr., Utah

DL

Taylor Hart, Sr., Oregon

DL

Will Sutton, Sr., Arizona State (2)

DL

Devon Kennard, Sr., USC

DL

Leonard Williams, So., USC

DL

Hau’oli Kikaha, Jr., Washington



DL

Tenny Palepoi, Sr., Utah

LB

Anthony Barr, Sr., UCLA (2)

LB

Carl Bradford, Jr., Arizona State

LB

Trent Murphy, Sr., Stanford (2)

LB

Myles Jack, Fr., UCLA

LB

Shayne Skov, Sr., Stanford

LB

Hayes Pullard, Jr., USC



LB

Chris Young, Sr., Arizona State

DB

Deone Bucannon, Sr., Washington State

DB

Dion Bailey, Jr., USC

DB

Alden Darby, Sr., Arizona State

DB

Osahon Irabor, Grad., Arizona State

DB

Ifo Ekpre-Olomu, Jr., Oregon (2)

DB

Marcus Peters, So., Washington

DB

Robert Nelson, Sr., Arizona State

DB

Rashaad Reynolds, Sr., Oregon State

DB

Ed Reynolds, Sr., Stanford (2)



DL

Ben Gardner, Sr., Stanford

DL

Scott Crichton, Jr., Oregon State

DL

Trevor Reilly, Sr., Utah

DL

Taylor Hart, Sr., Oregon



First Team Specialists


Second Team Specialists

PK

Zane Gonzalez, Fr., Arizona State

PK

Vincenzo D’Amato, Sr., California

P

Tom Hackett, So., Utah

P

Travis Coons, Sr., Washington

RS

Ty Montgomery, Jr., Stanford

RS

Nelson Agholor, So., USC

ST

Soma Vainuku, So., USC

ST

Erick Dargan, Jr., Oregon




Joe Hemschoot, Sr., Stanford




Ryan Hoffmeister, Jr., UCLA

RS=return specialist

ST=special teams player (not a kicker or returner)
(2) Two-time first team selection

Offensive Player of the Year: Ka’Deem Carey, RB, Arizona
Pat Tillman Defensive Player of the Year: Will Sutton, DL, Arizona State
Freshman Offensive Player of the Year: Myles Jack, RB, UCLA
Freshman Defensive Player of the Year: Myles Jack, LB, UCLA
Coach of the Year: Todd Graham, Arizona State

ALL-PAC-12 HONORABLE MENTION

COLORADO: RB Mike Adkins, Fr.; LB Addison Gillam, Fr.; PK Will Oliver, Jr.;

On Sunday Richardson also earned the honor of being named the University of Colorado's 2013 Most Valuable Player for his contributions on and off the football field. He is the first junior in 11 years to be named the recipient of the award.

Christian Powell took home the John Mack Award for most outstanding player on offense and Addison Gillam won the Dave Jones Award for outstanding defensive player, becoming the first freshman to do so.