Here is a look at football players in the Pac-12 this spring who are poised to have standoutthis fall:
QB Jayden Daniels, junior. Daniels was superb as a freshman but wasn’t the same last season as the Sun Devilsissues and broke in young receivers. Daniels won’t have the same problems this season, so expect him to dual-threat quarterbacks.
WR Stanley Berryhill III, junior. The speedy wideout returns after leading the Wildcats with 23 receptions, 227 yards, and three touchdowns in fiveseason. He may have been Arizona’s best player in the spring. Berryhill and was headed to Ball State after coach Kevin Sumlin was fired, but he changed his mind when Jedd Fisch was hired.
RB Jarek Broussard, junior. Coming off a knee injury in 2019, Broussard became one of the nation’s toplast season. The 5-foot-9, 185-pound , finishing with 844 yards and three TDs in five games. Don’t expect a drop-off this .
DE Kayvon Thibodeaux, junior. Thibodeaux was a disruptive force as a sophomore and earned third-team All-American honors by The Associated Press. He had 9.5 tackles for loss in seven games last season and was dominant in the Pac-12 Championship game, pressuring the quarterback 12.
fatigue that led to some unsafe passes and a loss of confidence. Slovis has spent the offseason working on his mechanics to avoid fatigue and could be one of the nation’s best quarterbacks as a junior.
QB, senior. Brewer threw more than 9,000 yards and 65 TDs at Baylor before transferring. He’s looked sharp in and will compete with Cam Rising for the starting job in the fall.
LB, Edefuan Ulofoshio, Jr. The Huskies were expectingfrom Ulofoshio this season. They will rely on him even more after Zion Tupuola-Fetui was lost for the season with a torn Achilles tendon. Ulofoshio had 47 tackles, two recovered fumbles, and a sack in four games last season.
OL, Cody O’Connell, senior. One of the nation’s best offensive linemen is back for a final season in his. The 6-foot-9, 368-pounder was a consensus All-American last season and was on the AP second team in 2019. He is one of the favorites to win the Outland Trophy, offensive lineman.