|Sean Canfield (6-4, 214 Sr.) - Shown increased accuracy in fall camp, ready to "be the man." |
Ryan Katz (6-1, 205 RsFr.) - Grown well in Riley's system, could step in adequately if needed.
|Jacquizz Rodgers (5-7, 191 So.) - Faster and stronger. Shoulder looks fully healed. |
Jovan Stevenson (5-11, 184 Fr.) - Great athleticism and good pass option out of the backfield.
|Michael Philipp (6-3, 313 Fr.) - Tremendous size and athletic, still learning, but improving daily. |
Collin Kelly (6-4, 284 RsFr.) - Smart and a big body. Room for improvement, but solid as a back-up.
|Grant Johnson (6-3, 278 So.) - Moved from tackle to guard in favor of Philipp, versatile and athletic. |
Ryan Pohl (6-3, 284 Jr.) - Lost his job to Johnson, but has experience if called upon.
|Alex Linnenkohl (6-2, 297 Jr.) - A brick in the middle with a mean streak. Leader of the o-line. |
Ryan Pohl (6-3, 284 Jr.) - New to the position, a jack of all trades should fill in well.
|Gregg Peat (6-3, 295 Sr.) - Only Senior on the line, great hands and feet, poised for a break-out season. |
Michael Lamb (6-3, 285 So.) - Non-stop motor, aggressive, hard worker.
|Mike Remmers (6-4, 299 So.) - Protecting Canfield's blind side, good feet, ready for break-out season. |
Burke Ellis (6-4, 268 So.) - Undersized for a tackle, but athletic.
|Casey Kjos (6-2, 205 Jr.) - Great hands, precision routes, reliable. |
Jordan Bishop (6-3, 199 RsFr.) - Most athletic receiver, ability to make any catch, high top end speed.
|James Rodgers (5-7, 185 Jr.) - Lightning quick, great strength, vastly improved in route running. |
Markus Wheaton (6-1, 175 Fr.) - Athletic, fast, good football sense, still young OR Aaron Nichols (6'0" 186 Jr.) - Undersized, but solid hands, disciplined route runner.
|Damola Adeniji (6-3, 213 Sr.) - Ability to go up high, reliable hands, big body in red zone. |
Geno Munoz (6-0, 192 RsFr.) - Best route runner, smart, finds holes in zones well, reliable hands.
|Howard Croom (6-3, 240 Sr.) - Solid in passing game, good hands, not the quickest off the line. |
Brady Camp (6-3, 259 Jr.) - Best blocker, reliable hands, big body.
|John Reese (6-3, 240 Sr.) - Most athletic in the group, great pass option. |
Joe Halahuni (6-2, 249 So.) - Tremendous growth from last season, great goal line blocker, good hands.
Left Defensive End
|Ben Terry (6-2, 242 Sr.) - Fast, athletic, flows to football well, hard to block. |
Gabe Miller (6-3, 239 Jr.) - Natural, quick, good pass rusher, needs to work on run support.
|Stephen Paea (6-1, 285 Jr.) - Incredible strength and quickness, in line for All-Conference honors. |
Sioeli Nau (6-2, 309 Sr.) - Takes up space, what he lacks in speed, he makes up for with strength.
|Latu Moala (6-1, 285 Sr.) - Strong, quick, takes up space. |
Castro Masaniai (6-2, 296 RsFr.) - Most improved, strong, plays very fast for size.
Right Defensive End
|Kevin Frahm (6-2 259 So.) - Beast off the edge, strong, never slows down. |
Matt LaGrone (6-6, 256 RsJr.) - Big body, quick, natural with tremendous upside.
|Keaton Kristick (6-3, 230 Sr.) - Anchor of the defense, leader, fast, athletic. |
Keo Camat (6-2, 226 Jr.) - Good athleticism, runs well to the football, aggressive.
|David Pa'aluhi III (5-11, 233 So.) - Tremendous athleticism and speed, strong, aggressive, force in the middle. |
Walker Vave (6-2, 240 Jr.) - Big body, not tremendously athletic, loves contact.
|Dwight Roberson (6-0, 231 Jr.) - Athletic, good nose for football, aggressive, great run stopper. |
Keith Pankey (6-0, 222 Jr.) - Quick, great in pass coverage, very fast.
|James Dockery (6-1, 180 Jr.) - Vocal, athletic, good instincts and knowledge of the game. |
Patrick Henderson (5-10, 187 Sr.) - Athletic, undersized but aggressive, ready to make impact in final season.
|Suaesi Tuimaunei (6-1, 207 Jr.) - Solid in pass and run, good break on football, fast to the ball. |
Cameron Collins (6-2, 220 So.) - Big, athletic, needs to work on reading quarterback and anticipating.
|Lance Mitchell (6-2, 205 So.) - Very athletic, great closing speed, natural at the position. |
Anthony Watkins (6-1, 211 RsFr.) - Young, but big, aggressive, good nose for football.
|Tim Clark (6-0, 180 Sr.) - Vocal leader of secondary, athletic, lock down corner. |
Brandon Hardin (6-2, 210 So.) - Safety size, corner speed, strong, progressing very well at corner.
|Johnny Hekker (6-5, 220 So.) - Big leg, more consistent, great hang time, great asset to have. |
Ryan Allen (6-1, 205 RsFr.) - Improving, would fill in well if needed.
Field Goal Kicker
|Justin Kahut (5-8, 176 So.) - Strong leg, needs to be more consistent. |
Matt Barker (6-1, 181 So.) - Struggles past 30 yards, big leg. Will handle kick off duties primarily.
|James Rodgers - One of the most dangerous returners in the Pac-10. |
Patrick Henderson - Does a great job of running north.
|James Rodgers - Can he pick up where Sammie Stroughter left off? |
Taylor Kavanaugh - Not going to break a big one, but has very reliable hands.