Marqise Lee named Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Year

Harry How

The sophomore from Inglewood is the first USC player to win the honor since Reggie Bush in 2005.

It should come as no surprise when you break conference records for receptions and receiving yards that you're named the best offensive player in the conference. USC Trojans wide receiver Marqise Lee was given just such an honor today.

Lee was an absolute machine offensively, catching 112 passes for 1,680 yards with 14 touchdowns on the season. He also leads the conference in kick return yardage, averaging 28.6 yards per return. His 215.67 all purpose yards per game ranks third in the FBS.

Lee shattered Pac-12 single game offensive records against the Arizona Wildcats when he went for 345 yards receiving and 469 all-purpose yards. The Offensive Player of the Year honor is another trophy to put in the case for Lee who was named a 2011 Pac-12 co-Freshman Offensive Player of the Year.

Arizona State Sun Devils defensive end Will Sutton was named the Pat Tillman Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Year. Oregon Ducks quarterback Marcus Mariota picked up Freshman Offensive Player of the Year honors while Lee's teammate, defensive end Leonard Williams, was named the Freshman Defensive Player of the Year.

Trending Discussions

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SB Nation Los Angeles

You must be a member of SB Nation Los Angeles to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Los Angeles. You should read them.

Join SB Nation Los Angeles

You must be a member of SB Nation Los Angeles to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Los Angeles. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.