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Ranking the 2015 Pac-12 quarterbacks: Jared Goff Pac-12's best quarterback

Ranking the Pac-12's Top 12 quarterbacks going into the 2015 season.

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1. Jared Goff Jr. Cal

Goff was the best pure passer in the conference in my opinion last season. Goff is going to put up huge numbers in this third year in Sonny Dykes' system and can become a legitimate Heisman candidate if he can lead Cal to enough wins.

2. Cody Kessler Sr. USC

Kessler and USC are poised for a huge year. Kessler has really grown the past couple of years and I fully expect him to put it all together in 2015 and lead USC back to a 10-win season while filling up the stat sheet with huge numbers.

3. Mike Bercovici Sr. Arizona State

Bercovici actually looked better than Taylor Kelly at times last season when he filled in for the Sun Devil legend. Doing it week in and week out is a tougher task, but after a great spring, I think Bercovici is up to the task.

4. Anu Solomon So. Arizona

People were really down on Solomon at the end of the season and rightfully so, but he was just a freshman and I expect him to make major strides in Rich Rodriguez' system. If he can just improve his accuracy and consistency a little bit, he can soon become an All-Pac-12-level QB.

5. Sefo Liufau Jr. Colorado

Liufau's emergence as a steady presence at quarterback in 2014 was a big part of why Colorado was so much more competitive. I expect him to throw for more than 30 touchdowns in 2015 and lead the Buffs to some more wins.

6. Kevin Hogan Sr. Stanford

Many people would put Hogan higher than this, but I don't think he should be ahead of guys like Liufau and Solomon who put up much better numbers and are relied on much more by their team when the game is on the line. I think there is still a chance that Hogan finally fulfills his potentially in his last year of college, but I'm not betting on it.

7. Vernon Adams Sr. Oregon

Adams is the toughest guy to peg as he has torched Pac-12 defenses before, has some great tangibles and accolades and should be perfect in the Oregon system, but transferring up to FBS is whole other ball game and he might not even beat Lockie for the starting job. I say if Adams comes in and relatively fulfills his Pac-12 potential while taking on the challenges one would expect from his situation, this is where I think he stands.

8. Luke Falk So. Washington State

Falk showed last year when he stepped in for Connor Halliday that he can do the Mike Leach QB thing and throw for countless years and touchdowns, but does that really mean anything? I'm not really sure. I expect Falk to pass for a ton of yards and touchdowns this season, but I also expect a lot of interceptions and not that many wins.

9. Travis Wilson Sr. Utah

Wilson seems to kind of settled in. He's a big quarterback with some mobility that can make some plays and win games when the rest of the team is humming around him, but that's about it. He is not going to take over games or anything.

10. Jeff Lockie Jr. Oregon

I wouldn't be the least bit surprised if Lockie ends up beating out Vernon Adams after his impressive spring in Eugene. Still, until Lockie officially wins the job, I am hesitant to put him much higher up the Pac-12 QB board.

11. Jeff Lindquist Jr. Washington

Lindquist surprised many by emerging from spring ball as the top candidate to take over the starting spot at Washington. Lindquist was wholly unimpressive in his lone start in Washington's opener last year against Hawaii, but I would expect he has improved at least a bit since then.

12. Josh Rosen Fr. UCLA

The five-star prospect who is supposed to still be in high school made major noise this spring and looks to be the likely starter for the Bruins in 2015.