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2018-19 Pac-12 All-NFL Team: Cal and Stanford lead the way with seven selections each

Our updated roster of the best NFL players this season from the Pac-12.

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First Team


QB Andrew Luck Indianapolis (Stanford) - Luck had another big comeback year and got the Colts into the Playoffs, overtaking Aaron Rodgers as the Pac-12 best QB alum, for now.

RB Christian McCaffrey Carolina (Stanford) - The Stanford alum came alive this year, rushing for more than 1,000 yards while receiving for more than 800 yards and scoring 13 TDs.

RB Phillip Lindsay Denver (Colorado) - The rookie from Colorado shocked everyone except Buffs fans when he broke out in his first year in the league, rushing for more than 1,000 yards and scoring 10 total TDs.

WR JuJu Smith-Schuster Pittsburgh (USC) - Blossomed into one of the league’s best receivers in just his second season, finishing with more than 100 receptions for more than 1,400 yards and seven TDs.

WR Robert Woods Rams (USC) - The other former USC stud receiver had a great year in his own right with a career year of more than 80 receptions for 1,219 yards and seven total TDs as one of Jared Goff’s best weapons.

TE Zach Ertz Philadelphia (Stanford) - Ertz overtook Gronk as the Pac-12 best tight end and it wasn’t an easy task, racking up more than 100 receptions for 1,163 yards and eight TDs.

T David Bakhtiari Green Bay (Colorado) - He has quickly turned into one of the league’s best tackles in just a few years out of playing in Boulder.

G Mitchell Schwartz Kansas City (Cal) - The veteran earned All-Pro honors this year as one of the league’s best guards.

C Max Unger New Orleans (Oregon) - Just another year as one of the league’s best centers for Unger.

G David DeCastro Pittsburgh (Stanford) - A standout again inside on the offensive line yet again for the Steelers.

T Tyron Smith Dallas (USC) - Not his best season overall, but Smith remains one of the best tackles in the NFL.


DE Cameron Jordan New Orleans (Cal) - Jordan keeps rolling as an All-NFL/Pro Bowl level player for the best team in the league.

DT Jurrell Casey Tennessee (USC) - The veteran defensive tackle stood strong in the middle yet again for the Titans this season.

DT DeForest Buckner San Francisco (Oregon) - The former Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Year is becoming a standout for the 49ers on defense.

DE Henry Anderson Jets (Stanford) - Stepped up when USC alum Leonard Williams had a disappointing year and his best season as a pro.

LB Anthony Barr Minnesota (UCLA) - The rangy edge playmaker continues to be one of the scariest players in the NFL coming off the edge.

LB Eric Kendricks Minnesota (UCLA) - The other Viking and former Bruin linebacker who had a great season.

LB Blake Martinez Green Bay (Stanford) - The third-year player out of Stanford had his best year in the league, totaling more than 140 tackles with five sacks.

CB Desmond Trufant Atlanta (Washington) - The veteran has quietly turned into one of the strongest corners in the league. He knocked down 12 passes in 2018.

CB Chidobe Awuzie Dallas (Colorado) - Pac-12 fans shouldn’t be surprised that this Colorado alum has quickly turned into a standout at the next level.

S Eric Weddle Baltimore (Utah) - The veteran standout just won’t quit. One of the NFL’s best DBs for another year.

S Budda Baker Arizona (Washington) - Has already turned into a borderline Pro Bowl-level player in just his second year in the league.

Special Teams

K Ka’imi Fairbairn Houston (UCLA) - One of the best younger kickers in the NFL right now.

P Johnny Hekker Rams (Oregon State) - The former Beaver had another All-Pro year.

2nd Team


QB Aaron Rodgers Green Bay (Cal)

RB LaGarrette Blount Detroit (Oregon)

RB Royce Freeman Denver (Oregon)

WR Brandin Cooks Rams (Oregon State)

WR Keenan Allen Chargers (Cal)

TE Rob Gronkowski New England (Arizona)

T Garett Bolles Denver (Utah)

G Andrus Peat New Orleans (Stanford)

C Alex Mack Atlanta (Cal)

G Senior Kelemete Houston (Washington)

T Sam Tevi Chargers (Utah)


DE Takkarist McKinley Atlanta (UCLA)

DT Kenny Clark Green Bay (UCLA)

DT Brandon Mebane Chargers (Cal)

DE Everson Griffen Minnesota (USC)

LB Myles Jack Jacksonville (UCLA)

LB Terrell Suggs Baltimore (Arizona State)

LB Cory Littleton Rams (Washington)

CB Steven Nelson Kansas City (Oregon State)

CB Adoree’ Jackson Tennessee (USC)

S Jordan Poyer Buffalo (Oregon State)

S Patrick Chung New England (Oregon)

Special Teams

K Mason Crosby Green Bay (Colorado)

P Bryan Anger Tampa Bay (Cal)