December 17, 2009
Olin BuchananRivals.com College Football
It has been a terrific season for the Pac-10, with seven teams heading to bowl games and five among the nation's top 50 in scoring offense.
Those trends figure to continue because of a number of extremely talented freshmen in the conference. Stanford's Andrew Luck, Washington's Chris Polk and Oregon's LaMichael James and Kenjon Barner head the Rivals.com Pac-10 all-freshman team, which is full of explosive players.
And with emerging stars such as Arizona State linebacker Vontaze Burfict and USC defensive end Nick Perry, look for the defenses to grow stronger, too.
James and Burfict are the offensive and defensive freshmen of the year.
Olin Buchanan is the senior college football writer for Rivals.com. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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