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2014 Pac-12 Positional Rankings - Offensive Linemen: Oregon and UCLA linemen make up half of Top 12

Oregon and UCLA make up half of the Top 12 while Stanford has just one on the list.

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  1. Hroniss Grasu Sr. Oregon

Grasu might have been the first center taken in this year's draft but he came back for his senior year and now should come into 2014 as an All-American. He is the perfect center for the Ducks, big but fast with a nasty steak and a big reason why Marcus Mariota rarely gets pressure up the middle.

  1. Andrus Peat Jr. Stanford

A 6'7 320 tackle, Peat has the potential to be the top pick in the 2015 NFL Draft, he is that gifted physically. He will have to step up with every other Stanford offensive line starter departing after the 2013 season, but he started coming into his own in 2013 and should become the next Cardinal All-American lineman in 2014.

  1. Jamil Douglas Sr. Arizona State

Douglas quietly was a second-team All-Pac-12 player in 2013 and now comes back as the leader of the Sun Devil offensive line with his perfect combination of size, athleticism and fire. He can play guard or tackle and is great in run blocking and pass protection.

  1. Isaac Seumalo Jr. Oregon State

Seumalo has done nothing but live up to his potential since he came in as the nation's top guard recruit, starting at center for the Beavers since he was a true freshman. He doesn't have the most talent or experience surrounding him on the line, but he is talented and poised and could be regarded as the top center in the country by the end of 2014.

  1. Max Tuerk Jr. USC

Tuerk excelled at tackle and guard in his first two seasons, but is sliding over center to replace Marcus Martin in 2014. He has excellent size (6'6 285) and should be the next great center for a program that has produced a ton of them in recent history.

  1. Tyler Johnstone Jr. Oregon

Johnstone is another lineman who is perfect for Oregon with his ideal length, speed and ability to block on the edge. He injured his knee in the Alamo Bowl, but it sounds like he is recovering well, and that would be huge for Oregon as he is one of the best linemen in the conference.

  1. Dexter Charles Jr. Washington

The Husky offensive line didn't get much credit for the nearly 4,000 yards that Bishop Sankey rushed for the past four years, but they are a solid unit and Charles is the best of the bunch. Charles is a force in the run game, using his athleticism to pull and get out in front of plays and he has the nasty to finish his blocks with force.

  1. Jake Fisher Sr. Oregon

I was really surprised that Fisher didn't get votes for All-Pac-12 in 2013, but that might be because his world-class nasty streak doesn't win him any fans with opposing coaches. He is big with an excellent ability to finish blocks and open up holes for big runs.

  1. Jake Brendel Jr. UCLA

Brendel got thrown to the fire as a redshirt freshman and has excelled all the while and is now the dean of UCLA offensive linemen. A developing leader for the Bruins, he leads the way up front at center and could easily be the best center in the conference on many years, but not this one which is exceptionally stacked.

  1. Malcom Bunche Sr. UCLA

The Bruins got a huge score when they were able to get the former Miami starter to transfer out West and the talented Bunche will immediately slide in as a starter. Many preseason previews are already putting Bunche on their preseason All-Pac-12 teams and for good reasons as he performed well as a Hurricane and now steps onto a unit that really needs his experience.

  1. Micah Hatchie Sr. Washington

A three-year starter, Hatchie started to come into his own in 2013 and, like Charles, is a big part of why Sankey ran for so many yards the past two seasons. He will be the veteran leader of a strong Husky unit and has developed some strong pass protection skills to join his run blocking ability.

  1. Alex Redmond So. UCLA

The best freshman lineman in the conference last year, the athletic Redmond became a starter in 2013 and shined immediately, being awarded many freshman All-American honors. He can move exceptionally well for his size and is especially effective in run blocking and could be the best offensive lineman in the conference by the time he graduates.

On the edge

Mike Criste Sr. Washington

Jeremiah Poutasi Jr. Utah

Cameron Hunt So. Oregon

Ben Riva Sr. Washington

Fabbians Ebbele Sr. Arizona