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The Top 12 2016 Pac-12 offensive linemen: USC loaded this year

Ranking the Pac-12's top offensive linemen heading into 2016.

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1. Zach Banner Sr. T USC - The 6'9 360 monster put it together in 2015 and became a first-team All-Pac-12 player. He has the chance to run at All-American honors this year as the best lineman on what should be the conference's best line.

2. Conor McDermott Sr. T UCLA - Another 6'9 beast? Yes, McDermott is another lineman who looks like a basketball player who is actually more-versatile than Banner since he player left tackle.

3. J.J. Dielman Sr. T Utah - Dielman isn't the towering monster Banner and McDermott are, but he is every bit the punishing lineman. He's the best of nice Utah front which features large maulers who key the run game.

4. Chad Wheeler Sr. T USC - Wheeler is an incredible four-year starter at USC and may be higher than this if it weren't for injuries and off-the-field issues in his past. He could easily end up being the best lineman in the conference in 2016.

5. Johnny Caspers Sr. G Stanford - The last of the nasty Stanford interior linemen from 2015, Caspers is very much your typical, brutal Cardinal offensive guard. The best interior lineman in the conference.

6. Chris Borrayo Sr. G Cal - Borrayo isn't well known, but he has been blocking for tons of rushing yardage for the Bears for years. He is a grinder inside who opens up holes in the run game.

7. Isaac Asiata Sr. G Utah - A massive (6'3 325) bruiser up front who teams with Dielman to lead Utah's huge front. Plowed endless holes for Devantae Booker in his career.

8. Damien Mama Jr. G USC - 6'4 355 pounds of bad news. Mama is turning into a star at USC and could easily become the conference's best guard by the end of the season.

9. Casey Tucker Jr. T Stanford - History suggests this former five-star recruit is poised for a breakout season in 2016. He should step up with Kyle Murphy gone at tackle and start becoming an All-Pac-12 player.

10 Cole Madison Jr. T Washington State - He worked with Joe Dahl to revitalize Washington State's offensive line in 2015. One of the best pass blockers in the conference.

11. Toa Lobendahn Jr. C USC - Lobendahn can play any position on the line, very well, when healthy. Right there with any other USC lineman with endless potential.

12. Riley Sorenson Sr. C Washington State - Another crucial part of that Cougar offensive line revolution. A veteran up front who quietly earned all-conference honors in 2015.