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Top 100 2015 Pac-12 players: 11-20 Kenny Clark a rising star at UCLA

We continue our countdown of the best players in the Pac-12 in 2015.

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11. Kenny Clark Jr. DT UCLA

Clark is the best run stuffer in the conference and could turn the UCLA defense into a force if he keeps developing into an All-American level defensive tackle. The great thing about Clark is that he is not simply a big plodding body in the middle, he has the athleticism to make plays in the backfield and all along the line.

12. Royce Freeman So. RB Oregon

Freeman looked like the second coming of Jonathan Stewart as he rushed for more than 1,300 yards and scored 18 touchdowns as a freshman. I have a feeling that he is going to end up having a much better career than even Stewart though and should easily eclipse 1,500 yards and 20 touchdowns in 2015.

13. D.J. Foster Sr. WR Arizona State

Foster was maybe the nation's best receiving back, so it is no surprise that he is now a full-time receiver and should turn into an instant star at the position.

14. Kyle Murphy Sr. T Stanford

The other tackle at Stanford last year, Murphy isn't as skilled or athletic as Andrus Peat, but he isn't that far off. He is the last remaining All-American-level Stanford offensive lineman of the Harbaugh/Shaw era until someone else stands up.

15. Jake Brendel Sr. C UCLA

Brendel has been the heart of the Bruin line for the past few years and paved the way for a ton of rushing yards. He is the leader of a Bruin line that could end up being the best in the conference.

16. Nick Wilson So. RB Arizona

Wilson had a massive year and looks like the next Ka'Deem Carey in Tucson. He should easily get over the 1,500-yard mark as a sophomore.

17. Tyler Johnstone Sr. T Oregon

Johnstone has been out for over a year with knee injuries, but he could be the conference's best offensive lineman if he comes back healthy. He is another long and rangy Oregon offensive tackle that can really move and make plays on the edge.

18. Daniel Lasco Sr. RB Cal

Cal may be known for the Bear Raid aerial attack right now, but they have a legit franchise running back in Lasco in 2015. He quietly ran for more than 1,100 yards and scored 12 touchdowns in 2014 and should do even more of both in 2015 with an improving line in front of him.

19. Ishmael Adams Jr. CB UCLA

Adams is a fantastic cover corner, but overall just a flat out playmaker in general. He returned both of his interceptions in 2014 back for touchdowns and also returned a kickoff for a score while being one of the conference's best punt returners as well.

20. Nick Kelly Sr. C Arizona State

Kelly is the leader of an Arizona State offensive line that should be very good in 2015, especially in the interior that he anchors.