Ranking the Pac-10's 30 best players: No. 20

Posted by ESPN.com's Ted Miller

No. 20

Reggie Carter, LB, UCLA: It was hard for a linebacker to get much attention in LA last year with the big three at USC hogging the spotlight. But Carter could be the best linebacker in the Pac-10 this fall and don't be surprised if he plays his way into All-American consideration. He's a solid 6-foot-1, 240 with good speed and he's been productive both inside and outside for the Bruins. Last year, he moved outside due to injury issues with the LB corps and still led the Bruins with 83 tackles, which ranked 10th in the conference. Hard hitter? He forced three fumbles, which tied for fourth in the conference. He'll move back to the middle the spring and call the defensive signals.

21. Stafon Johnson, RB, USC
22. James Rodgers, WR, Oregon State
23. Daniel Te'o-Nesheim, DE, Washington:
24. Lawrence Guy, DT, Arizona State; Stephen Paea, DT, Oregon State
25. Toby Gerhart, RB, Stanford
26. Tyson Alualu, DE, California
27. Devin Ross, CB, Arizona
28. Keaton Kristick, LB, Oregon State
29. Brooks Reed, DE, Arizona
30. Everson Griffen, DE, USC