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100 best Pac-12 of the past 10 years - 61-70: quarterbacks galore

Jake Locker, Jared Goff and Sean Mannion in the mix.

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70. Jordan Poyer CB Oregon State - Another guy who had a great career already and then blew up as a senior. As a senior he had seven interceptions as a first-team All-American and a first-team all-conference players and was arguably the best cornerback in the the nation.

69. Juron Criner WR Arizona - Criner was a numbers machine at Arizona as the best player on some Wildcat teams that bounced back from the dark ages. He finished his career with nearly 3,000 yards receiving and caught more than 30 touchdowns.

68. Scott Crichton DE Oregon State - Crichton was a nightmare for tackles throughout his Beaver career. He was a two-time all-conference selection and finished his career with more than 50 tackles for-loss and more than 20 sacks in just three seasons.

67. Dion Jordan DE Oregon - Jordan was a terror on the edge in his Duck career. He was a two-time first-team all-conference selection and an All-American in 2012. Even if his sack numbers weren't huge, his presence really made offenses adjust to his speed on the edge.

66. Hroniss Grasu C Oregon - Grasu left Eugene as one of the most-decorated players in Oregon history. He anchored a few all-time great Oregon teams, was a two-time All-American and three-time first-team All-Pac-12 selection.

65. Jake Fisher T Oregon - Grasu was more decorated than Fisher, but I think Fisher was more important and had a slightly bigger impact with more consistency than Grasu. An all-time great Oregon lineman who really toughened up their front.

64. Royce Freeman RB Oregon - Freeman has made a huge impact in just two years thus far. He already has more than 3,000 yards and 30 touchdowns and would move way up this list in another year barring injury.

63. Jared Goff QB Cal - Goff just went number one after an assault on Aaron Rodgers' records. He put up huge numbers, but his biggest calling card is being the player most responsible for pulling the Bears out of the one-win gutter.

62. Sean Mannion QB Oregon State - Number, numbers, numbers. Mannion passed for countless yardage and touchdowns and was a key part of the last good Beaver teams. One of the all-time Beaver greats at QB.

61. Jake Locker QB Washington - Locker wasn't super decorated or a numbers machine, but he was the heart and soul of the Huskies for four years, seemingly their whole offense at times and was the biggest reason they went from winless to a bowl game during his career.