The Ducks running back had a great year but not good enough to make the first-team.
Barner led the Pac-12 in rushing touchdowns, points, and had the highest rushing yards per attempt of all the feature backs in the conference. He lost out on the Doak Walker Award to Ball, despite averaging more yards per game than Ball. Barner was fifth in the nation at 135.5 yards per game while Ball was seventh at 133.08 per game.
Oregon will face off against Kansas State in the Fiesta Bowl, pitting what were the top two ranked BCS teams late in the season before a loss for each kicked them out of the national title conversation.