Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year Winners

Award Winners

  • * indicates bowl stats included
Award Winners Table
Year Player School Summary
2015Andrew Billings* (tie)Baylor31 Solo, 8 Ast, 5.5 Sk, 0 Int
2015Emmanuel Ogbah* (tie)Oklahoma State42 Solo, 21 Ast, 12.5 Sk, 0 Int
2014Paul Dawson*Texas Christian81 Solo, 55 Ast, 6.0 Sk, 3 Int
2013Jackson Jeffcoat* (tie)Texas46 Solo, 34 Ast, 13.0 Sk, 1 Int
2013Jason Verrett (tie)Texas Christian31 Solo, 8 Ast, 1.0 Sk, 1 Int
2012Arthur Brown*Kansas State65 Solo, 35 Ast, 1.0 Sk, 2 Int
2011A.J. Klein* (tie)Iowa State66 Solo, 50 Ast, 2.0 Sk, 1 Int
2011Frank Alexander* (tie)Oklahoma35 Solo, 19 Ast, 8.5 Sk, 1 Int
2010Prince Amukamara*Nebraska36 Solo, 23 Ast, 1.0 Sk
2009Ndamukong Suh*Nebraska52 Solo, 33 Ast, 12.0 Sk, 1 Int
2008Brian Orakpo*Texas32 Solo, 8 Ast, 11.5 Sk
2007Jordon Dizon*Colorado114 Solo, 48 Ast, 4.0 Sk, 2 Int
2006Aaron Ross* (tie)Texas47 Solo, 10 Ast, 1.0 Sk, 6 Int
2006Rufus Alexander* (tie)Oklahoma75 Solo, 43 Ast, 3.5 Sk, 1 Int
2005Nick Reid*Kansas62 Solo, 50 Ast, 2.0 Sk, 1 Int
2004Derrick Johnson*Texas1 Int, 18 Yds, 0 TD
2003Teddy Lehman*Oklahoma1 Int, 0 Yds, 0 TD
2002Terence Newman*Kansas State5 Int, 21 Yds, 0 TD
2001Roy Williams*Oklahoma2 FR, 25 Yds, 1 TD
2000Casey Hampton*Texas
1999Mark Simoneau*Kansas State2 Int, 61 Yds, 1 TD
1998Dat Nguyen*Texas A&M2 Int, 28 Yds, 0 TD
1997Grant Wistrom*Nebraska
1996Grant Wistrom*Nebraska1 Int, 9 Yds, 1 TD
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