Dec. 1, 2003
Seattle - Husky junior wide receiver Reggie Williams and junior kick returner Charles Frederick were named first-team selections to the 2003 All-Pac-10 football team that was announced today. The all-conference team is voted on by the league's coaches.
Williams leads the Pac-10 and is fourth nationally with 7.42 receptions per game. He averaged 106.9 receiving yards per game while pulling down 89 catches for 1,109 yards and eight scores. Williams was a first-team all-Pac-10 selection in 2002 and was the co-freshman of the year in 2001. Williams become the first UW receiver to earn first-team All-Pac-10 honors twice.
Frederick led the Pac-10 in punt returns with an average of 11.72 per runback. Frederick returned a total of 29 punts for 340 and had an 86-yarder for a score against Oregon State while piling up a school record of 371 all-purpose yards. Frederick also had 13 kickoff returns, averaging 20.6 yards per return.
Pickett, who passed for 3043 yards and 15 touchdowns this season, was a second-team selection in 2002. Derrick Johnson, who is third in the Pac-10 and tied for 12th nationally with .50 interceptions per game, also repeated as a second-team selection. Terry Johnson, who had 18.5 tackles for loss (third in the Pac-10) and 10 sacks this season, received all-Pac-10 honors for the first time along with Newton.
Six other Husky players received honorable mention all-Pac-10 honors. That list included senior center Todd Bachert, junior offensive tackle Khalif Barnes, senior safety Owen Biddle, senior outside linebacker Greg Carothers, senior defensive tackle Jerome Stevens and junior fullback Zach Tuiasosopo.
2003 All-Pacific-10 Conference Football Team
First Team Offense
QB Matt Leinart, So., USC RB Steven Jackson, Jr., Oregon State RB Adimchinobe Echemandu, Sr., California WR Mike Williams, So., USC WR James Newson, Sr., Oregon State WR Reggie Williams, Jr., Washington TE Tim Euhus, Sr., Oregon State OL Jacob Rogers, Sr., USC OL Mark Wilson, Sr., California OL Norm Katnik, Sr., USC OL Josh Parrish, Sr., Washington State OL Adam Snyder, Jr., Oregon
First Team Defense
DL Dave Ball, Sr., UCLA DL Kenechi Udeze, Jr., USC DL Shaun Cody, Jr., USC DL Mike Patterson, Jr., USC LB Brandon Chillar, Sr., UCLA LB Richard Seigler, Sr., Oregon State LB Will Derting, So., Washington State CB Jason David, Sr., Washington State CB Will Poole, Sr., USC S Erik Coleman, Sr., Washington State S Keith Lewis, Sr., Oregon
First Team Specialists
PK Drew Dunning, Sr., Washington State P Tom Malone, So., USC KOR Kenny Washington, Jr., Oregon PR Charles Frederick, Jr., Washington ST Keith Lewis, Sr., Oregon
Second Team Offense
QB Cody Pickett, Sr., Washington QB Matt Kegel, Sr., Washington State RB Jonathan Smith, Sr., Washington State RB Mike Bell, So., Arizona WR Keary Colbert, Sr., USC WR Geoff McArthur, Jr., California TE Troy Bienemann, So., Washington State OL Regis Crawford, Sr., Arizona State OL Kirk Chambers, Sr., Stanford OL Doug Nienhuis, Jr., Oregon State OL Grayling Love, So., Arizona State OL Nick Newton, Sr., Washington
Second Team Defense
DL Terry Johnson, Sr., Washington DL D.D. Acholonu, Sr., Washington State DL Dwan Edwards, Sr., Oregon State DL Igor Olshansky, Jr., Oregon LB Kevin Mitchell, Sr., Oregon LB Don Jackson, Sr., Washington State LB Matt Grootegoed, Jr., USC CB Brandon Browner, Fr., Oregon State CB Derrick Johnson, Jr., Washington S Riccardo Stewart, Jr., Arizona State S Oshimogho Atogwe, Jr., Stanford
Second Team Specialists
PK Kirk Yliniemi, Sr., Oregon State P Eric Johnson, Sr., Stanford KOR Sammy Moore, Sr., Washington State PR Luke Powell, Sr., Stanford ST Jason Shivers, Jr., Arizona State
ST=special teams player (not a kicker or returner)
Offensive Player of the Year: Matt Leinart, QB, So., USC
Defensive Player of the Year: Dave Ball, DE, Sr., UCLA
Freshman of the Year: Brandon Browner, CB, Oregon State
Co-Coaches of the Year: Pete Carroll, USC and Bill Doba, Washington State
ARIZONA: FS, Darrell Brooks, So.; C Keoki Fraser, Jr.; ILB Joe Siofele, Sr.; DE Marcus Smith, So.
ARIZONA STATE: WR Skyler Fulton, Sr.; WR Derek Hagan, So.; FB Mike Karney, Sr.; P Tim Parker, Sr.; QB Andrew Walter, Jr.
CALIFORNIA: DT Lorenzo Alexander, Jr.; FS Ryan Gutierrez, Jr.; OLB Wendell Hunter, Jr.; ST Mike McGrath, Jr.; OT Chris Murphy, Sr.; QB Aaron Rodgers, So.
OREGON: TE Tim Day, So.; DE Devan Long, So.; PR Steven Moore, Sr.; WR Samie Parker, Sr.; DT Junior Siavii, Sr.; C Dan Weaver, Sr.
OREGON STATE: QB Derek Anderson, Jr.; C Matt Brock, Jr.; FS Mitch Meeuwsen, Jr.; OG Kanan Sanchez, Jr.; DE Bill Swancutt, Jr.; CB Aric Williams, Jr.
STANFORD: MLB David Bergeron, Jr.; OLB Jared Newberry, Jr.; NT Babatunde Oshinowo, So.; TE Brett Pierce, Sr.; TE Alex Smith, Jr.; CB Leigh Torrence, Jr.
UCLA: SE Craig Bragg, Jr.; KR Maurice Drew, Fr.; OG Eyoseph Efseaff, Jr.; OLB Spencer Havner, So.; P Chris Kluwe, Jr.; DT Rodney Leisle, Sr.; ILB Justin London, So.; PK Justin Medlock, Fr.; SS Jarrad Page, So.
USC: SS Darnell Bing, Fr.; KR Reggie Bush, Fr.; OT Winston Justice, So.; PK Ryan Killeen, Jr.; FS Jason Leach, Jr.; OLB Melvin Simmons, Sr.; MLB Lofa Tatupu, So.; TB LenDale White, Fr.
WASHINGTON STATE: OT Calvin Armstrong, Jr.; P Kyle Basler, So.; FL Devard Darling, Jr.; DT Tai Tupai, Sr.; DT Jeremey Williams, Sr.; SS Virgil Williams, Sr.