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While there are 25 players who made the grade for us, there were a group of players who could be on this list by the end of the season. Here are four players who just missed out on this list but could be stars by December.
Travis Wilson, QB, Utah: Wilson was productive last season before suffering a concussion. He threw for 1,827 yards and 16 touchdowns in nine games, but he also struggled with accuracy at times, throwing 16 interceptions.
Sefo Liufau, QB, Colorado: Liufau was thrown to the fire in his freshman season, and he came out of it as a potential star. He completed nearly 60 percent of his passes for 1,779 yards and 12 touchdowns over eight games. This spring he looked even better, and the ability of Colorado to make a bowl game rests on his shoulders this year.
Andrus Peat, OL, Stanford: Peat was a solid starter at left tackle for the Cardinals and came very close to being on this list thanks to his second-team All-Pac-12 performance last year. However, there are a few returning offensive linemen who are slightly ahead of him in experience and production.
Cody Kessler, QB, USC: Kessler appears to have the inside track to the starting quarterback position heading into 2014, and he looked a lot sharper this spring than last year. Add in the fact that he had an impressive 20-to-7 touchdown-to-interception ratio and completed just over 65 percent of his passes, and there's a potential star in the making. However, until he is announced the actual starter this fall, it's tough to say he's one of the top 25 players the Pac-12 has to offer.