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Pacific Takes 2015 Pac-12 Player of the Year finalists

Six Pac-12 players have a shot at winning our Pac-12 Player of the Year award.

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We have cut our Player of the Year list to just six players after revealing our semi-finalists last week. Here is who made the cut and why.

Luke Falk So. QB Washington State - Falk might not be able to play in the final game of the season, but  his resume already is more than full. More than 4,000 yards with 36 touchdowns and just 8 interceptions with a 70 percent completion percentage, Falk has been huge in leading the Cougars to their best season in almost 15 years.

Royce Freeman So. RB Oregon - Vernon Adams might be the hot choice, but Freeman has played in every game this season and we would have seen his value as well if he had missed a few games. More than 1,500 yards and 12 touchdowns thus far is pretty nice too.

Joshua Garnett Sr. G Stanford - Christian McCaffrey may get all the glory, but Garnett is the next in line of the great Stanford offensive linemen of the past half-decade. He is the best lineman in the conference and keys one of the conference's best scoring offenses, run offenses and pass protections.

Cody Kessler Sr. QB USC - It hasn't been a perfect season for Kessler, but he still has the Trojans in position to win the conference and has been about the only consistent player on the Trojans this season.

Christian McCaffrey So. RB Stanford - The nation's all-purpose yardage leader made a major statement in The Big Game and is the best player on the best team in the conference. Likely the frontrunner for the award.

Paul Perkins Jr. RB UCLA - Quietly one of the best players in the conference again, Perkins has been UCLA's rock and has already put up more than 1,100 yards and scored 11 touchdowns. If the Bruins win the conference, he was the biggest part of it.