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Ranking the Pac-12 2015 offensive lines: USC has best offensive line in Pac-12

Ranking the Pac-12's offensive lines from top to bottom.

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1. USC - C Max Tuerk (Sr.) T Chad Wheeler (Jr.) G Toa Lobendahn (So.) G Viane Talamaivao (So.) T Zach Banner (Jr.)

A formerly young group of talented guys that has come together really nicely. Tuerk could be the best lineman in the conference, Wheeler is a developing star when healthy and Lobendahn and Talamaivao are a devastating guard duo.

2. UCLA - C Jake Brendel (Sr.) G Alex Redmond (Jr.) T Caleb Benenoch (Jr.) G Scott Queesenberry (Jr.) T Conor McDermott (Jr.)

This group has had growing pains, but it has grown into a fantastic unit. Brendel is the veteran leader and the rest of the starters are all guys that could easily be All-Pac-12 in 2015.

3. Arizona State - C Nick Kelly (Sr.) G Christian Westerman (Sr.) G Vi Teofilo (Sr.) T Evan Goodman (Jr.) T William McGehee (Sr.)

The interior of this Sun Devil unit couldn't be much better. Kelly, Teofilo and Westerman and talented veterans that could all be All-Pac-12.

4. Stanford - T Kyle Murphy (Sr.) G Joshua Garnett (Sr.) C Graham Shuler (Sr.) G Johnny Caspers (Sr.) T Casey Tucker (So.)

This line is loaded with experience and talent now, led by first-team All-Pac-12er Murphy. The key here for the Cardinal is getting guys like Garnett and Shuler to fulfill their five-star potential and for Tucker to turn into the instant star he is expected to be while replacing Andrus Peat.

5. Oregon - T Tyler Johnstone (Sr.) T Tyrell Crosby (So.) G Cameron Hunt (Jr.) C Matt Heggarty (Sr.) G Jake Pisarcik (So.)

The Ducks lost all-time greats in Jake Fisher and Hroniss Grasu, but there is still a lot left in the cupboard. Johnstone could be the best lineman in the conference if he comes back at 100 percent and Crosby is an All-American in the making. Getting graduate transfer Heggarty from Notre Dame was also a major score.

6. Cal - G Chris Borrayo (Jr.) T Steven Moore (Jr.) G Jordan Rigsbee (Sr.) C Matt Cochran (Jr.) T Brian Farley (Sr.)

This unit might be better than it seems as Borrayo and Moore turned into standouts as sophomores and Rigsbee is solid at guard.

7. Oregon State - C Isaac Seumalo (Jr.) G Gavin Andrews (Sr.) G Josh Mitchell (Sr.) T Sean Harlow (Jr.) T Dustin Stanton (Jr.)

The key here is if Seumalo can return to previous form after missing 2014 due to injury because he could easily be the best center in the nation. The rest of the group is experienced, but needs to improve for the Beavers to be much better in 2015.

8. Utah - C Siaosi Aiono (Sr.) G Isaac Asisata (Jr.) T J.J. Dielman (Jr.) G Saleis Uhatafe (So.) T Sam Tevi (Sr.)

Losing developing star tackle Jeremiah Poutasi early to the NFL really hurt, but there is still some talent, depth and experience here, just not too much of it.

9. Washington - G Dexter Charles (Sr.) T Coleman Shelton (So.) C Siosifa Tufunga (Sr.) G Shane Brostek (Jr.) T Jake Eldrenkamp (Jr.)

The Huskies have to break in four new starters in 2015, but that might not be that bad thing after the unit's struggles in 2014.

10. Arizona - G Cayman Bundage (Sr.) G Lene Maiava (Sr.) C Carter Wood (Sr.) T T.D. Gross (Jr.) T Layth Friekh (Fr.)

This crew lost its talented veteran center and bookends, so there will be a lot of rebuilding in 2015.

11. Washington State - T Joe Dahl (Sr.) G Gunnar Eklund (Sr.) T Jacob Seydel (Sr.) C Riley Sorenson (Jr.) G Eduardo Middleton (Jr.)

This group is experienced, but that doesn't mean much as they havne't excelled, although Dahl is a returning honorable mention All-Pac-12 selection.

12. Colorado - T Stephane Nembot (Sr.) C Alex Kelley (Jr.) T Jeromy Irwin (Jr.) G Shane Callahan (Jr.) G Gerrad Kough (So.)

Much like Washington State, Colorado has some experience, but not much else here.