A preseason look at the top players in the conference
OFFENSE First Team
Wide receiver: Stedman Bailey, West Virginia, 5-10, 192, Jr., Miramar, Fla.
Wide receiver: Eric Ward, Texas Tech, 6-0, 204, Jr., Wichita Falls Rider
Tight end: Kurt Hammerschmidt, Iowa State, 6-6, 271, Sr., Chesterfield, Mo.
Offensive line: Gabe Ikard, Oklahoma, 6-4, 295, Jr., Oklahoma City
Offensive line: Joe Madsen, West Virginia, 6-4, 300, Sr., Chardon, Ohio