With every Pac-12 team looking at spring football in the rearview mirror, it's time for us to look back and see what light, if any, was shed upon the upcoming season.
Most of the talk flowing forth from each program was your standard coachspeak. In other words, all you typically heard about were players getting better, position groups working on fundamentals and whether the "energy" of a particular session was where it needed to be.
So how do we judge who had a better spring practice than someone else? We're mostly looking for buzz created by that player and how often he was cited in practice reports as someone who stood out that day.
This is by no means an exhaustive list of all the players who improved over the last few months, but here are five guys who shined a little brighter than everyone else.