Nov. 27, 2000
LOGAN, Utah - Seven Aggies, including Emmett White and Brent Passey were named to the 24-player College Football News.com all-Big West team it was announced today. USU's seven selections were second only to eight Boise State Broncos named first-team.
USU's offensive selections included running back Emmett White, wide receiver Aaron Jones, and offensive tackle Jeff Long. Aggies named to the defensive team inlcluded end Nate Putnam, linebackers Blake Eagal and Brent Passey. Steve Mullins was named the league's top punter.
While Boise State had eight selections and Utah State seven, Idaho had four players listed, while Arkansas State and New Mexico State each landed two choices and North Texas had one player make the squad.
Utah State was 4-1 in Big West play and finished second to Boise State in the conference after being tabbed to finish last in the preseason coaches' poll.
Boise State swept the individual awards as quarterback Bart Hendricks was named the offensive player of the year, defensive back Quintin Mickell the defensive honoree and Dirk Koetter was tabbed the coach of the year.
2000 CollegeFootball News.com All-Big West Teams
OFFENSE QB Bart Hendricks, Boise State RB Willie Alderson, Idaho RB EMMETT WHITE, UTAH STATE WR AARON JONES, UTAH STATE WR Robert Kilow, Arkansas State TE Mike Roberg, Idaho OL Scott Buttice, Boise State OL Rick DeMulling, Idaho OL Matt Hancock, NMSU OL Gary Johnson, Arkansas St OL JEFF LONG, UTAH STATE PK Nick Calaycay, Boise State
DL Wil Beck, Idaho
DL Jeff Copp, Boise State
DL NATE PUTNAM, UTAH STATE
DL Zach Weber, Boise State
LB BLAKE EAGAL, UTAH STATE
LB Brad Kassell, North Texas
LB BRENT PASSEY, UTAH STATE
DB Dempsey Dees, Boise State
DB Shaunard Harts, Boise State
DB Jascon Willis, NMSU
DB Quintin Mickell, Boise State
P STEVE MULLINS, UTAH STATE
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