BU football Charlie Brewer

Baylor quarterback Charlie Brewer (12) threw for 1,562 yards and 11 TDs despite not playing the first four games this season.

Baylor quarterback Charlie Brewer was named Big 12 offensive co-freshman of the year by the league’s coaches.

Despite not playing in the first four games and only starting the last four, Brewer completed 68.1 percent of his passes for 1,562 yards and 11 touchdowns with just four interceptions. He was named co-freshman of the year with TCU receiver Jalen Reagor.

Brewer is the first Baylor player to receive a freshman of the year honor from the Big 12 since Robert Griffin III in 2008.

Wide receiver Denzel Mims was the only Baylor player to be named to the first or second team as he earned second-team honors after making 61 catches for 1,087 yards and eight touchdowns.

Baylor had five honorable mention choices, including fullback Kyle Boyd, cornerback Harrison Hand, linebacker Clay Johnston, defensive lineman Ira Lewis and kicker Connor Martin.

Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield was named offensive player of the year while TCU defensive end Ogbonnia Okoronkwo and Texas linebacker Malik Jefferson were named co-defensive players of the year.

West Virginia quarterback Will Grier was named offensive newcomer of the year and TCU defensive end Ben Banoga was named defensive newcomer of the year.

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