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Pac-12 players who will hopefully be back from injury soon

The Pac-12 has a ton of players who hopefully make a full recovery for the 2015 season.

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Bralon Addison Jr. WR Oregon

Addison was projected to be Marcus Mariota's feature receiver in 2014, but tore an ACL in spring practice and had to watch the Ducks' run to the College Football Playoff Championship on the sideline. He was in full gear for the championship game though and has had a year to recover, so I would assume that he will get to start working on getting back on the field in the spring and his return could be a major boon for the Ducks in 2015.

Devon Allen So. WR Oregon

Allen went down with a knee injury that left him in crutches on the opening play of the Rose Bowl, but thankfully for Allen and the Ducks, the injury doesn't look as bad as it maybe did at the time. He may not be ready to go in the spring, but it sounds like he should be ready to go come Fall camp and the start of the 2015 season.

Chidobe Awuzie Jr. CB Colorado

Safety Awuzie was emerging as one of Colorado's best young defenders before a lacerated kidney suffered in practice took him out of action back in November. I haven't been able to find anything about Awuzie's status, but his injury is one that can be recovered from and I would assume that he should be back by Fall camp.

Kenny Bigelow So. DT USC

USC fans were ecstatic to see the former five-star recruit team up with Leonard Williams last season up front, but he tore his ACL in a workout last July and ended up redshirting. It sounds like Bigelow is recovering well and could start working in spring and go full board on replacing Williams in 2015.

Nathan Broussard Sr. LB Cal

Broussard and the Bears have terrible luck as the huge linebacker tore his ACL for the second-straight season going into 2014 when he was projected to be a starter at inside linebacker. Broussard is going to give it another go in 2015 starting in the spring I believe and hopefully his luck is better this year.

Pharaoh Brown Sr. TE Oregon

Brown suffered one of 2014's worst injuries in November against Utah and while it looks like the conference's leading receiving tight end in 2014 will be out for a while, it looks like he will still be back at some point. I would think that it would be unlikely that Brown would be able to go at the start of the 2015 season, but the good news is that he does have a redshirt year to use if the Ducks would like to sit him in 2015 and hope for a full recovery in 2016.

Lamar Dawson Sr. LB USC

Dawson was expected to be a senior leader for the USC defense in 2014, but a preseason knee injury led to a redshirt year for Dawson and he will now get a second shot at a senior season in 2015. He should be ready to go in the spring and get started on replacing Hayes Pullard.

Addison Gillam Jr. LB Colorado

Gillam was a first-team Freshman All-American in 2013 but suffered a very unfortunate string of injuries early in the 2014 season followed by a heavy bout of a flu like illness that severely limited his impact. Gillam will hopefully be fully 100 percent come spring and be ready to recreate the production that he saw in 2013.

Randall Goforth Sr. S UCLA

Goforth had to have surgery on dual separated shoulders early in the 2014 season and missed the rest of his junior season. He should be ready to go in the spring and be part of an excellent safety rotation for the Bruins that will also include Tahaan Goodman and Jaleel Wadood.

Tyler Johnstone Sr. T Oregon

One of the Pac-12's best offensive linemen since he began starting as a redshirt freshman, Oregon took a big hit when Johnstone injured his ACL in the 2013 Alamo Bowl and then re-injured it just before the 2014 season, sidelining him for the year. He has basically been rehabbing for more than a year now without game action and appears to ready to give it one last go for his senior season starting in the spring.

Jermaine Kelly So. CB Washington

Kelly was a starter for the Huskies as a redshirt freshman before he went down with a knee injury that sidelined him for the rest of the season. I have not been able to find out if Kelly will be back for spring football, but I would guess that even if he is not, there is a good chance he will be ready to give it a go in Fall camp.

Tre Madden Jr. RB USC

Madden had a big year in 2013, putting together more than 900 rushing/receiving yards with seven touchdowns, but ended up redshirting in 2014 due to a lingering turf toe injury. Madden should be 100 percent in the spring and ready to start competing with Justin Davis to replace Javorius Allen.

Richard Mullaney Sr. WR Oregon State

Mullaney was the Beavers' leading returning receiver in 2014 and was haven decent production before a mid-season elbow injury shelved him for the rest of the season. Mullaney looks to be ready to go and will be a major asset for the Beavers in 2015 teaming up with the talented Victor Bolden and Jordan Villamin.

Nate Phillips Jr. WR Arizona

Phillips was having a solid 2014 season as a secondary option for Anu Solomon when he went out with a foot injury in early-November. Phillips could see an expanded role in 2015 if he can come back healthy in the Spring or Fall with Austin Hill graduated and DaVonte' Neal reportedly moving to defense.

Griffin Piatt Jr. S Cal

Piatt was Cal's leading tackler before going down in October with a knee injury. I haven't heard anything on the timetable for Piatt's return, but I would think there is a good chance that he will be back by Fall camp.

Jabari Ruffin Jr. LB USC

Ruffin was on track to potentially be a starter in 2014 before a knee injury took him out for the 2014 season. Ruffin looks to be back in the spring and getting him back with Dawson could turn the USC linebacker group into a very good one.

Brennan Scarlett Sr. DE Cal

Scarlett has really struggled with injuries throughout his Cal career, but he has been one of their best defensive players when healthy and after recently quashing rumors that he was transferring, Scarlett could start hopefully getting primed for a big senior season this spring.

Isaac Seumalo Jr. C Oregon State

Seumalo redshirted in 2014 due to a foot injury and his absence really hurt the Beavers up front. He should be good to go in the spring, and it will be huge for Gary Andersen if he is as Seumalo has the potential to be the best center in America in 2015.

Kendal Thompson Sr. QB Utah

The Utes lost Thompson to a knee injury against Oregon right when he was in the midst of splitting time with Travis Wilson at quarterback and it limited their offense a bit through the rest of 2014. He will not be available for spring, but expect to see him back in the summer and fight to pull the starting job abawy from Wilson.

Chad Wheeler Jr. T USC

Wheeler looked like he had a shot to start becoming the next great USC tackle before he tore his ACL last October, but the big athlete will have plenty of time to hopefully recover by Fall camp. The Trojans will have one of the best offensive lines in the conference, if they can get Wheeler going again by the beginning of 2015.