Briggs was named a first team linebacker for the third time in his career. Briggs and Ricky Manning were the only two three-time selections. Briggs played fullback as a freshman and has been honored every season he has started at linebacker.
Wells was named as a special teams performer. He led the Wildcats in special teams tackles despite playing only on punt coverage. It is is the first award for the junior college transfer.
Offensive lineman Makoa Freitas was named to the second team.
In an odd move Jason Gesser and Carson Palmer shared the Offensive Player of the Year award and were both named to the first team as quarterbacks. Cody Pickett and Kyle Boller shared second team quarterback honors.
ASU's Terrell Suggs was a unanimous selection and was easily the conference's Defensive Player of the Year.