The 2014 season is unofficially dubbed "Year of the Quarterback" in the Pac-12, thanks to 10 talented returning starters.
Leading the pack is Oregon redshirt junior Marcus Mariota. His teammates on the defensive side of the ball will have their hands full against the deepest crop of playmakers in the nation.
A variety of contrasting quarterbacking styles await the Ducks defense in 2014. Oregon will see dual-threat quarterbacks capable of exploiting openings on the ground, air-raid QBs ready to air it out all game long and under-center signal-callers.
In Pac-12 play, Oregon sees Arizona and Washington, the conference's only two teams without returning starters. Otherwise, the conference slate features one proven challenge after another.
Quotes obtained firsthand unless otherwise cited. Statistics compiled via CFBStats.com.