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Top 12 2015 Pac-12 offensive linemen: Max Tuerk best offensive lineman in Pac-12

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

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1. Max Tuerk Sr. C USC

I actually like Johnstone and Seumalo better as pure linemen than Tuerk, but I am giving him the top spot since he didn't miss 2014 with an injury. But don't get me wrong, Tuerk is a legitimate All-American type who deserves this spot. His size and versatility make him the next great USC offensive lineman.

2. Isaac Seumalo Jr. C Oregon State

Seumalo might be the best center in the nation if he can bounce back from an injury that knocked him out all of 2014. Big, strong, poised and polished, he is the player that Gary Andersen will want to build his offense around in 2015.

3. Kyle Murphy Sr. T Stanford

The next in the legacy of big Stanford maulers on the offensive line. Murphy is a huge presence up front that should keep the Stanford power scheme rolling in 2015.

4. Tyler Johnstone Sr. T Oregon

Johnstone could easily be on top of this list if he comes back from injury 100 percent. He is another perfect Oregon tackle that is light and can move so he can open up those holes down the field and seal the edge.

5. Jake Brendel Sr. C UCLA

The UCLA offensive line had some growing pains the past two seasons, but Brendel has always been a rock. He would usually be the best center in the Pac-12, but this is just a very strong year.

6. Nick Kelly Sr. C Arizona State

Another great center that is overshadowed by superstars like Seumalo and Tuerk and previously Hroniss Grasu. Kelly is going to be the centerpiece of a Sun Devil offensive line that should be really good, especially in the interior.

7. Christian Westerman Sr. G Arizona State

The Texas transfer showed why he was a five-star recruit last year as a stud on the Sun Devil offensive line. He could easily be a first-team-level All-Pac-12 player in 2015.

8. Alex Redmond Jr. G UCLA

Redmond is a beat in the run game and a huge part of why the Bruin ground game has been so healthy the past couple of seasons. He is one of the most mobile linemen in the Pac-12.

9. Caleb Benenoch Jr. T UCLA

Another one of the young UCLA offensive linemen who is turning into a star. He is a powerful player on the edge that has done a great job of paving the way for Perkins.

10. Vi Teofilo Sr. G Arizona State

Another standout on that Sun Devil offensive line. Teofilo is a stout road grater with great strength that is huge in the run game.

11. Chris Borrayo Jr. G Cal

Borrayo is a big part of why Daniel Lasco ran for 1,000-plus last year. His presence in the starting line-up really got things going for the Bears in 2014 and he should continue to do wonders in 2015.

12. Scott Quessenberry Jr. G UCLA

Just another talented, young standout on the Bruin offensive line. He should team with Benenoch, Brendel and Redmond to form a scary offensive line in Westwood.