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All Big-12 Football Honors Announced

Big-12 Conference coaches have selected four Jayhawks to the All-Big 12 post-season awards. Fish Smithson, junior safety, was named to the All-Big 12 Second team. While Ben Goodman, senior defensive end, Ben Johnson, sophomore, Tight End, and Michael Zunica, Junior Fullback, were all named to the All Big-12 Honorable Mention List. Smithson finished the season as the lead tackler in the Big-12, with 111, and also led the NCAA in solo tackles per game, with 7.9. Goodman led the Jayhawks with tackles-for-loss, with 9.5. Johnson recorded 13 receptions for 115 yards but was noted as a key blocker in the run game. Zunica, did not record any offensive stats but was also noted for blocking ability in run and pass games for KU. This was the first time any of these four players were given post-season accolades by the Big-12.