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Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Year Winners

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Winners

Year Player School Summary
2015 Deforest Buckner Oregon 45 Solo, 38 Ast, 10.5 Sk, 0 Int
2014 Scooby Wright* Arizona 100 Solo, 64 Ast, 15.0 Sk, 0 Int
2013 Will Sutton Arizona State
2012 Will Sutton* Arizona State 41 Solo, 22 Ast, 13.0 Sk
2011 Mychal Kendricks* California 69 Solo, 37 Ast, 3.0 Sk, 2 Int
2010 Stephen Paea Oregon State 20 Solo, 25 Ast, 6.0 Sk
2009 Brian Price* UCLA 41 Solo, 7 Ast, 7.0 Sk
2008 Rey Maualuga* Southern California 51 Solo, 28 Ast, 0.0 Sk, 2 Int
2007 Sedrick Ellis* Southern California 29 Solo, 29 Ast, 8.5 Sk
2006 Daymeion Hughes* California 37 Solo, 35 Ast, 0.0 Sk, 8 Int
2005 Dale Robinson* (tie) Arizona State 74 Solo, 41 Ast, 4.0 Sk
2005 Haloti Ngata* (tie) Oregon 32 Solo, 29 Ast, 3.0 Sk
2004 Bill Swancutt* (tie) Oregon State 1 Int, 0 Yds, 0 TD
2004 Shaun Cody* (tie) Southern California
2003 Dave Ball* UCLA
2002 Terrell Suggs* Arizona State 1 Int, 22 Yds, 0 TD
2001 Robert Thomas UCLA
2000 Adam Archuleta* Arizona State 1 Int, 0 Yds, 0 TD
1999 Deltha O'Neal California 9 Int, 280 Yds, 4 TD
1998 Chris Claiborne* Southern California 6 Int, 159 Yds, 2 TD
1997 Pat Tillman Arizona State 3 Int, 2 Yds, 0 TD
1996 Jason Chorak Washington
1995 Tedy Bruschi Arizona
1994 Mark Fields* Washington State
1993 Rob Waldrop Arizona
1992 Dave Hoffmann Washington
1991 Steve Emtman Washington 1 Int, 3 Yds, 0 TD
1990 Darryl Lewis (tie) Arizona 7 Int, 192 Yds, 2 TD
1990 Steve Emtman (tie) Washington
1989 Junior Seau* Southern California 1 Int, 21 Yds, 0 TD
1988 Dana Wells Arizona
1987 Chuck Cecil Arizona 9 Int, 77 Yds, 0 TD
1986 Byron Evans Arizona 1 Int, 28 Yds, 0 TD
1985 Mark Walen* UCLA
1984 Duane Bickett* Southern California 1 Int, 0 Yds, 0 TD
1983 Ricky Hunley (tie) Arizona 5 Int, 99 Yds, 2 TD
1983 Ron Rivera (tie) California 2 Int, 31 Yds, 1 TD