Leading up to a game against Oregon State in Novenber 2012, Stanford coach David Shaw was asked to compare the Beavers' receiving duo (Markus Wheaton and Brandin Cooks) with the one at USC (Marqise Lee and Robert Woods).
ESPN's Todd McShay released his Mock Draft 4.0 on Friday, but unlike the first three, this one included projections for the second round to go along with the first. If things were to play out how McShay envisions, the Pac-12 would account for just three first-round picks.
Last week, Mel Kiper Jr. and Todd McShay updated their top-10 lists at each position for the upcoming NFL draft. Here's a look at how the Pac-12 offensive players stack up: Quarterback Marcus Mariota might have been taken No.
ESPN's Todd McShay added a fourth Pac-12 player to the first round of his latest NFL mock draft , released on Thursday. The addition is UCLA offensive guard Xavier Su'a-Filo, who McShay envisions joining former USC coach Pete Carroll in Seattle with the No.
The Pac-12 has 26 of the 98 early entrants in the NFL draft. That's impressive. Some players are locks to get drafted. Others might have jumped the gun a bit and find themselves on practice squads or brushing up on their Canadian.
While a number of big-name players opted to stick around for another year of Pac-12, most notably Oregon QB Marcus Mariota, UCLA QB Brett Hundley and Oregon State QB Sean Mannion, the conference was hit hard by early defections.