We are a month into the college football season, which just goes to show you how quickly time flies. And although there are many games left to play on the schedule, there are several Pac-12 players and teams that have surprised us early on.
Last season, the conference was absolutely terrible, as a total of six teams finished the year with a losing record. What made matters worse was that, of the seven Pac-12 teams that did reach a bowl game, five ended up losing.
This season seems to be a little different, as there are currently five Pac-12 teams in the AP Poll and many players that are playing out of their minds right now.
While we may still be very early into the 2012 season, here are a few Pac-12 studs that could walk away with some hardware when the season comes to a close.