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Preseason Top 10 NFL Draft Prospects: Pac-12

By David Seigerman




Oregon cornerback Ifo Ekpre-Olomu would have been a first-round pick had he come out in 2014. Now, he's looking like a top-15 pick for 2015. Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images.
Oregon cornerback Ifo Ekpre-Olomu would have been a first-round pick had he come out in 2014. Now, he's looking like a top-15 pick for 2015. Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images.


In terms of sheer depth of NFL talent, no conference in the country can compare to the prospect production of the SEC,

This may be there year, however, when the Pac-12 claims the most cream-of-the-crop prospects.

The Pac-12 has perhaps the top quarterback prospect in the country, the top cornerback and one of the top two offensive tackles. It boasts three potential top-5 receivers, two of the best interior offensive linemen, and the best defensive lineman -- who just might be a candidate for the No. 1 pick in the 2015 NFL Draft.

A league that had only three first-round picks in 2014 (Anthony Barr, Brandin Cooks, Deone Bucannon) easily could double that next spring. And that's just figuring the guys who already on are on everybody's radar.