After sending two teams to BCS bowls last season (it should have been three), the Pac-12 is poised to have another excellent season in 2012.
USC and Oregon are both squads full of studs, and despite losing Andrew Luck to the NFL, Stanford should still be solid. There are plenty of teams that could surprise too (see: California Golden Bears).
The Pac-12 will have multiple All-Americans by the end of the season and is home to the Heisman Trophy front-runner, Matt Barkley.
Without further ado, here are my top eight Pac-12 upperclassmen for 2012.