Another was good enough to play as a true freshmen in 2011, yet his action that season and in 2012 was limited and a younger player is ahead of him on the depth chart.
The fourth of our juniors who must impress this spring has skills, no doubt, but a downright miserable history with injury.
A fifth Cougar junior, BUCK linebacker Logan Mayes, would have been a contender for this list but he's on crutches right now and sources close to the program believe he'll be out of action all spring. When he returns in August he'll be battling for the BUCK role against touted JC transfer Ivan McLennan and up-and-coming Kache Palacio and Darryl Paulo.
Here are the four Cougar juniors who must impress this spring...