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Pac-12 2014-15 All-Bowl-Team: Ducks lead the way with 10 selections

The Championship Game has yet to come, but the traditional bowl games are over, so here are our selections.

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QB Marcus Mariota Oregon

I am not really in love with any of the quarterback performances from Pac-12 QBs in bowl games but Mariota did what he always does and fills up the stat sheet. Also, his perfect reads in the read option early on is a big reason why Florida State could not stop Oregon's offense.

Others considered - Cody Kessler USC

RB Paul Perkins UCLA

Perkins averaged nearly 10 yards per-carry against one of the best Pac-12 bowl opponents and scored two touchdowns including a long one that basically won the game for the Bruins.

RB Devontae Booker Utah

More of the same for Booker as he carried the load for the Utes and ground out 162 yards while busting out a 60-yard touchdown run. Very tough call here over Allen and Tyner.

Others considered - Thomas Tyner Oregon, Javorius Allen USC

WR Darren Carrington Oregon

Carrington followed up his huge Pac-12 Championship Game performance with an even better one, highlighted by two long touchdown catches that buried the Seminoles.

WR Jaydon Mickens Washington

Mickens was about the only player to show up for Washington in the Cactus Bowl as he had seven catches for 82 yards and a touchdown and ran for a 31-yard touchdown on a reverse.

Others considered - Jaelen Strong Arizona State, Cayleb Jones Arizona

TE Evan Baylis Oregon

Just another example of how Oregon is mastering the "next man up" philosophy to a tee, Baylis was consistently open and made the catch against Florida State while filling in for Pharaoh Brown to the tune of six receptions for 73 yards.

Others considered - Austin Hooper Stanford

OL Hroniss Grasu Oregon

Grasu burst back after battling injuries for much of the 2014 season and had an excellent game up front in the middle really opening up the dive run for the Ducks, which opened up the zone read on the edge.

OL Jake Fisher Oregon

This guy just continues to be a force on the line for the Ducks and was a key part of Oregon getting their ground game flying against Florida State and neutralizing a talented Seminole front.

OL Jake Brendel UCLA

Brendel has been the big standout of the Bruin offensive line all season and he was a big reason why the Bruins dominated the ground game with Perkins and Brett Hundley in the Alamo Bowl.

OL Conor McDermott UCLA

McDermott stepped up and played a big part in UCLA's offensive line having maybe their best performance of this season.

OL Andrus Peat Stanford

Peat played his last game as a Cardinal in fine fashion by helping key Stanford to more than 200 yards rushing and four touchdowns.


DL Leonard Williams USC

Williams finished up his career with another dominating performance.

DL Marcus Hardison Arizona State

13 tackles for a defensive lineman? Hardison was all over the field making plays in the Sun Bowl.

DL DeForest Buckner Oregon

Buckner continued to quietly be a huge player in a vastly underrated Ducks defense and helped a Duck front that Florida State tried to attack hold strong, especially in the red zone.

DL Arik Armstead Oregon

Like Buckner, his stats from the Rose Bowl don't jump out, but he was huge in the red zone when the Seminoles tried to insert their will up front.

Others considered - Henry Anderson Stanford, David Parry Stanford, Owamagbe Odighizuwa UCLA, Nate Orchard Utah

LB Eric Kendricks UCLA

10 tackles, two sacks and three tackles for-loss, Kendricks showed why he is a potential first round pick in the Alamo Bowl.

LB Tony Washington Oregon

Washington was Jameis Winston's worst nightmare in the Rose Bowl, barring down off the edge on seemingly every play.

LB Deon Hollins UCLA

Finishing with three sacks, Hollins terrorized Kansas State in the Alamo Bowl.

Others considered - James Vaughters Stanford, Myles Jack UCLA, Scooby Wright Arizona

DB Erick Dargan Oregon

Dargan was crucial in keeping the Duck defense in front of the Florida State offense and forced to two very key turnovers with a forced fumble and interception.

DB Troy Hill Oregon

Hill stepped in for the injured Ifo Ekpre-Olomu and more than filled the star's shoes with an amazing performance against Florida State and Rashad Greene.

DB Tra'Mayne Bondurant Arizona

Bondurant was everywhere for the Wildcats in the Fiesta Bowl, finishing with 11 tackles, a sack, two tackles for loss and a forced and recovered fumble.

DB Kweishi Brown Arizona State

Brown had a huge interception that was key in getting the Sun Devils the win in the Sun Bowl.

Others considered - Su'a Cravens USC, Josh Shaw USC, Fabian Moreau UCLA, Reggie Daniels Oregon

K Zane Gonzalez Arizona State

Gonzalez was 3-3 with a long of 47 yards.

P Korey Durkee Washington

Durkee averaged more than 47 yards punting in the Cactus Bowl