The 1997 All-Big 12 Conference football team consists of American football players chosen as All-Big 12 Conference players for the 1997 NCAA Division I-A football season. The conference recognizes two official All-Big 12 selectors: (1) the Big 12 conference coaches selected separate offensive and defensive units and named first-, second- and third-team players (the "Coaches" team);[1] and (2) a panel of sports writers and broadcasters covering the Big 12 also selected offensive and defensive units and named first- and second-team players (the "Media" team).[2]

Offensive selections


Running backs

Offensive line

Tight ends


Defensive selections

Defensive linemen


Defensive backs

Special teams



Return specialists


Bold = selected as a first-team player by both the coaches and media panel

Coaches = selected by Big 12 Conference coaches[1]

Media = selected by a media panel[2]

See also


  1. ^ a b "Big 12 Record Book - All-Big 12 Teams: 1997" (PDF). Big 12 Conference. p. 125 (page 8 in the document). Retrieved November 8, 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Huskers dominate All-Big 12 Team". Del Rio News-Herald (via December 3, 1997.