clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

Colorado Buffaloes WR Laviska Shenault Jr. named to 2018 All-Pac-12 Team

The sophomore standout receives a first time honor.

NCAA Football: UCLA at Colorado Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports

Colorado Buffaloes wide receiver Laviska Shenault Jr. was named to the All-Pac-12 conference first team on Tuesday. The playmaker from Desoto, Texas was only Buffs player to make the all conference list.

Six other Buffs were given honorable mention for this year. Linebacker Rick Gamboa, defensive lineman Mustafa Johnson, linebacker Nate Landman, running back Travon McMillian, offensive lineman Will Sherman, and defensive back Evan Worthington.

Shenault finished third in the Pac-12 with 86 receptions for 1,011 yards and 11 total touchdowns in nine games . His 89-yard touchdown in the Rocky Mountain Showdown vs. Colorado State tied the longest scoring play among conference players this season.

2018 ALL-PAC-12 CONFERENCE FOOTBALL TEAM

First Team Offense

QB Gardner Minshew II, Grad., Washington State

RB Eno Benjamin, So., Arizona State

RB J.J. Taylor, RSo., Arizona

WR N’Keal Harry, Jr., Arizona State (1)

WR Laviska Shenault, So., Colorado

TE Caleb Wilson, RJr., UCLA

OLJordan Agasiva, Sr., Utah

OL Jackson Barton, Sr., Utah

OL Andre Dillard, RSr., Washington State

OL Nick Harris, Jr., Washington

OL Walker Little, So., Stanford

OL Kaleb McGary, RSr., Washington

First Team Defense

DL Bradlee Anae, Jr., Utah

DL Leki Fotu, Jr., Utah

DL Greg Gaines, RSr., Washington

DL Jalen Jelks, Sr., Oregon

LB Ben Burr-Kirven, Sr., Washington

LB Chase Hansen, Sr., Utah

LB Jordan Kunaszyk, RSr., California

DB Paulson Adebo, RFr., Stanford

DB Jaylon Johnson, So., Utah

DB Byron Murphy, RSo., Washington

DB Taylor Rapp, RJr., Washington (1)

First Team Specialists

PK Matt Gay, Sr., Utah (1)

P Mitch Wishnowsky, Sr., Utah (2)

RS Britain Covey, So., Utah

AP/ST Brenden Schooler, Jr., Oregon (1)

Second Team Offense

QB K.J. Costello, Jr., Stanford

RB Myles Gaskin, Sr., Washington

RB Zack Moss, Jr., Utah

WR JJ Arcega-Whiteside, Sr., Stanford

WR Dillon Mitchell, Jr., Oregon

TE Kaden Smith, Jr., Stanford

OL Cohl Cabral, Jr., Arizona State

OL Chuma Edoga, Sr., USC

OL Nate Herbig, Jr., Stanford

OL Shane Lemieux, Jr., Oregon

OL Abe Lucas, RFr., Washington State

Second Team Defense

DL Porter Gustin, Sr., USC

DL John Penisini, Jr., Utah

DL Logan Tago, Sr., Washington State

DL Jay Tufele, RFr., USC

LB Troy Dye, Jr., Oregon

LB Cameron Smith, Sr., USC

LB Evan Weaver, Jr., California

DB Julian Blackmon, Jr., Utah

DB Marquise Blair, Sr., Utah

DB Myles Bryant, Jr., Washington

DB Iman Marshall, Sr., USC

DB Adarius Pickett, RSr., UCLA

Second Team Specialists

PK Jet Toner, Jr., Stanford

P Jake Bailey, Sr., Stanford

RS N’Keal Harry, Jr., Arizona State

AP/ST Elijah Molden, So., Washington

RS=return specialist

AP/ST=all-purpose/special teams player (not a kicker or returner)

(1) Two-time first team selection

(2) Three-time first team selection

No Tiebreaker: There was a tie for the fifth offensive lineman for first team, so that team is represented with six offensive linemen. There also was a tie for the fourth defensive back for second team, so that team is represented with five defensive backs.

ALL-PAC-12 HONORABLE MENTION

ARIZONA: DL PJ Johnson, RJr.; WR Shawn Poindexter, Sr.; Thomas Reid III, WR, RSo.; LB Colin Schooler, So.;

ARIZONA STATE: OL Quinn Bailey, RSr.; DB Aashari Crosswell, Fr.; OL Casey Tucker, Grad.; DL Renell Wren, RSr.;

CALIFORNIA: DE Luc Bequette, RJr.; DB Camryn Bynum, RSo.; P Steven Coutts, RJr.; RS Ashtyn Davis, RJr.;

COLORADO: LB Rick Gamboa, Sr.; DL Mustafa Johnson, So.; LB Nate Landman, So.; RB Travon McMillian, Sr.; OL Will Sherman, Fr.; DB Evan Worthington, Sr.;

OREGON: DB Ugochukwu Amadi, Sr.; OL Jake Hanson, Jr.; OLB Justin Hollins, Sr.; DL Jordon Scott, So.; OL Penei Sewell, Fr.; OL Calvin Throckmorton, Jr.;

OREGON STATE: AP/ST Andre Bodden, RJr.; WR Trevon Bradford, Jr.; WR Isaiah Hodgins, So.; RB Jermar Jefferson, Fr.;

STANFORD: DB Alijah Holder, RSr.; RB Bryce Love, Sr.; LB Bobby Okereke, Sr.; TE Colby Parkinson, So..; DL Jovon Swann, Jr.;

UCLA: P Stefan Flintoft, RSr.; DB Darnay Holmes, So.; WR Theo Howard, Jr.; RB Joshua Kelley, RJr.; PK JJ Molson, Jr.;

USC: DB Ajene Harris, Sr.; OL Toa Lobendahn, RSr.; WR Michael Pittman Jr., Jr.; DB Marvell Tell III, Sr.; Fr.; RS Tyler Vaughns, RSo.;

UTAH: DB Corrion Ballard, Sr.; LB Cody Barton, Sr.; OL Lo Falemaka, Sr.; DB Javelin Guidry, So.;

WASHINGTON: QB Jake Browning, Sr.; DL Jaylen Johnson, Sr.; DB Jojo McIntosh, Sr.; TE Drew Sample, RSr.;

WASHINGTON STATE: P Oscar Draguicevich, RSo.; RS Travell Harris, RFr.; OL Frederick Mauigoa, Jr.; LB Peyton Pelluer, Grad.; DB Jalen Thompson, Jr.; RB James Williams, RJr.; AP/ST Kainoa Wilson, RJr.; LB Jahad Woods, RSo.