When No. 11 Arizona State tries to avenge an early-season 42-28 loss to seventh-ranked Stanford in Saturday night's Pac-12 Championship Game, several top NFL prospects will be showcasing their talents on a supersized stage.
Although both the Sun Devils and Cardinal made it to the conference championship game without a slew of pro prospects who will be eligible for the 2014 NFL draft, the players who will be in this marquee showdown are high profile.
Lots of money can be made—or lost—in games where the spotlight shines the brightest, and this matchup certainly qualifies.
From the heart and soul of an upstart ASU defense to a pair of stalwarts from Stanford's rugged defense, key players whose names will be called on Sundays next season will have the final say in who gets the Pac-12's automatic BCS bid.
Let's take a look at five of the top NFL prospects who'll be featured in Saturday's tilt at Sun Devil Stadium.