Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Year Winners

Award Winners

  • * indicates bowl stats included
Award Winners Table
Year Player School Summary
2015Deforest Buckner*Oregon45 Solo, 38 Ast, 10.5 Sk, 0 Int
2014Scooby Wright*Arizona100 Solo, 64 Ast, 15.0 Sk, 0 Int
2013Will SuttonArizona State
2012Will Sutton*Arizona State41 Solo, 22 Ast, 13.0 Sk
2011Mychal Kendricks*California69 Solo, 37 Ast, 3.0 Sk, 2 Int
2010Stephen PaeaOregon State20 Solo, 25 Ast, 6.0 Sk
2009Brian Price*UCLA41 Solo, 7 Ast, 7.0 Sk
2008Rey Maualuga*Southern California51 Solo, 28 Ast, 0.0 Sk, 2 Int
2007Sedrick Ellis*Southern California29 Solo, 29 Ast, 8.5 Sk
2006Daymeion Hughes*California37 Solo, 35 Ast, 0.0 Sk, 8 Int
2005Haloti Ngata* (tie)Oregon32 Solo, 29 Ast, 3.0 Sk
2005Dale Robinson* (tie)Arizona State74 Solo, 41 Ast, 4.0 Sk
2004Bill Swancutt* (tie)Oregon State1 Int, 0 Yds, 0 TD
2004Shaun Cody* (tie)Southern California
2003Dave Ball*UCLA
2002Terrell Suggs*Arizona State1 Int, 22 Yds, 0 TD
2001Robert ThomasUCLA
2000Adam Archuleta*Arizona State1 Int, 0 Yds, 0 TD
1999Deltha O'NealCalifornia9 Int, 280 Yds, 4 TD
1998Chris Claiborne*Southern California6 Int, 159 Yds, 2 TD
1997Pat TillmanArizona State3 Int, 2 Yds, 0 TD
1996Jason ChorakWashington
1995Tedy BruschiArizona
1994Mark Fields*Washington State
1993Rob WaldropArizona
1992Dave HoffmannWashington
1991Steve EmtmanWashington1 Int, 3 Yds, 0 TD
1990Darryl Lewis (tie)Arizona7 Int, 192 Yds, 2 TD
1990Steve Emtman (tie)Washington
1989Junior Seau*Southern California1 Int, 21 Yds, 0 TD
1988Dana WellsArizona
1987Chuck CecilArizona9 Int, 77 Yds, 0 TD
1986Byron EvansArizona1 Int, 28 Yds, 0 TD
1985Mark Walen*UCLA
1984Duane Bickett*Southern California1 Int, 0 Yds, 0 TD
1983Ricky Hunley (tie)Arizona5 Int, 99 Yds, 2 TD
1983Ron Rivera (tie)California2 Int, 31 Yds, 1 TD