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USC football: Robert Woods, Tyron Smith, Jurrell Casey voted All-Pac-10

Woods_300 USC's Robert Woods was freshman offensive player of the year and offensive lineman Tyron Smith and defensive lineman Jurrell Casey also were voted All-Pacific 10 Conference by league coaches.

Woods was selected to the first team as a kickoff returner. He averaged 25.6 yards per return and also caught 64 passes for 786 yards and six touchdowns as a receiver.

Smith and Casey, both juniors, are expected to consider making themselves available for the NFL draft.

Trojans safety T.J. McDonald and punt returner Ronald Johnson were voted second-team all-conference.

The Trojans finished 8-5 under first-year Coach Lane Kiffin.

Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck was offensive player of the year, Oregon State tackle Stephen Paea defensive player of the year and Arizona State end Junior Onyeali freshman defensive player of the year.

Oregon's Chip Kelly was coach of the year.

Here are the first teams:

Offense

QB Andrew Luck, So., Stanford
RB LaMichael James, So., Oregon
RB Owen Marecic, Sr., Stanford
RB Jacquizz Rodgers, Jr., Oregon State
WR Juron Criner, Jr., Arizona
WR Jeff Maehl, Sr., Oregon
TE David Paulson, Jr., Oregon
OL Chase Beeler, Sr., Stanford
OL David DeCastro, Jr., Stanford
OL Jordan Holmes, Sr., Oregon
OL Jonathan Martin, Jr., Stanford
OL Tyron Smith, Jr., USC

Defense
DL Jurrell Casey, Jr., USC
DL Cameron Jordan, Sr., California
DL Stephen Paea, Sr., Oregon State
DL Brooks Reed, Sr., Arizona
LB Akeem Ayers, Jr., UCLA
LB Mason Foster, Sr., Washington
LB Casey Matthews, Sr., Oregon
DB Omar Bolden, Jr., Arizona State
DB Chris Conte, Sr., California
DB Talmadge Jackson, Sr., Oregon
DB Rahim Moore, Jr., UCLA

Specialists
PK Nate Whitaker, Sr., Stanford
P Bryan Anger, Jr., California
KOR Robert Woods, Fr., USC
PR Cliff Harris, So., Oregon
ST Chike Amajoyi, Sr., Stanford

--Gary Klein

Photo: Robert Woods makes a long reception in front of Virginia conerback Chase Minnifield in September. Credit: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

 
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