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College Football: Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year Award Winners


Below is a list of past winners of the Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year Award.

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YearPlayer, School
2021Jalen Pitre, Baylor
2020Mike Rose, Iowa State
2019James Lynch, Baylor
2018David Long, West Virginia
2017Ogbonnia Okoronkwo, Oklahoma
2016Jordan Willis, Kansas State
2015(tie) Andrew Billings, Baylor and Emmanuel Ogbah, Oklahoma State
2014Paul Dawson, TCU
2013(tie) Jackson Jeffcoat, Texas and Jason Verrett, TCU
2012Arthur Brown, Kansas State
2011(tie) A.J. Klein, Iowa State and Frank Alexander, Oklahoma
2010Prince Amukamara, Nebraska
2009Ndamukong Suh, Nebraska
2008Brian Orakpo, Texas
2007Jordan Dizon, Colorado
2006(tie) Rufus Alexander, Oklahoma and Aaron Ross, Texas
2005Nick Reid, Kansas
2004Derrick Johnson, Texas
2003Teddy Lehman, Oklahoma
2002Terence Newman, Kansas State
2001Roy Williams, Oklahoma
2000Casey Hampton, Texas
1999Mark Simoneau, Kansas State
1998Dat Nguyen, Texas A&M
1997Grant Wistrom, Nebraska
1996Grant Wistrom, Nebraska

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