Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota and Arizona linebacker Scooby Wright III, who will square off in Friday’s Pac-12 championship game at Levi’s Stadium, have been named the league’s offensive and defensive players of the year.
Arizona coach Rich Rodriguez was voted Coach of the Year by his peers.
Oregon running back Royce Freeman was named Freshman Offensive Player of the Year and USC defensive back Adoree Jackson took Freshman Defensive Player of the Year honors.
The All-Pac-12 team will be announced Tuesday night on the Pac-12 Networks’ weekly football highlight show at 8 p.m.
Mariota, frontrunner for the Heisman Trophy, threw for 3,470 yards with 36 touchdowns and just two interceptions for the second-ranked Ducks. He led Pac-12 quarterbacks with 636 rushing yards and scored 11 touchdowns on the ground.
He is a finalist for the Davey O’Brien Award and Maxwell Award and has led Oregon to victories over three top-25 teams.
Wright, who attended Cardinal Newman High in Santa Rosa, earned the Pat Tillman Defensive Player of the Year award after leading the Wildcats to their first Pac-12 South title.
He led the conference with six forced fumbles, is third nationally with 14 sacks and tops all Football Bowl Subdivision players with 27 tackles for loss.
He is a finalist for the Chuck Bednarik Award, Bronko Nagurski Trophy and the Rotary Lombardi Award.