The Pac-12 is one of the most promising conferences in all of college football. After a half-decade of obscurity beyond the likes of USC and Oregon, the lower seeds are finally beginning to rise.
Quality recruiting classes, high-profile coaches moving West and an infusion of defensive prowess have led to such a resurrection. The question is, which of the future stars will carry the conference for years to come?
There are underclassmen that have already established themselves as leaders, such as USC's Marqise Lee and Oregon's De'Anthony Thomas. The following slides, however, will illustrate the young players that have not yet garnered the stardom their talent deserves.
The only mystery now is which star will step up and lead the Pac-12 from 2013 and beyond.