Arizona: Quarterback Anu Solomon and running back Nick Wilson. Arizona might have the most potent offense in the Pac-12 thanks to the running ability of Wilson and Solomon stretching the field with his passing ability. With a dinged up Scooby Wright, the Wildcats are only going to go as far as this offense takes them.
Arizona State: Defensive back Jordan Simone and running back Demario Richard. The engine for Arizona State on each side of the football. Simone covers up all gaps, and Richard keeps ASU churning and on the field. Both of these talents will be bring a lot of good stuff.
Cal: Quarterback Jared Goff and wide receiver Kenny Lawler. Goff is on his way to being the number one draft pick in the 2015 NFL Draft, but it all starts with having a number one option like Lawler who can stretch defenses and command double teams. If Lawler ever gets singled out, Goff will likely deal it to anyone else on the field.
Colorado: Quarterback Sefo Liufau and wide receiver Nelson Spruce. Colorado is heavily dependent on their quarterback finding Spruce to keep their offense going, because the rest of the Buffs are struggling to keep up. Spruce is the elite talent on this squad and Liufau getting him the ball will keep Colorado on track toward bowl eligibility.
Oregon: Wide receiver Bralon Addison and running back Royce Freeman. Both of these two potent Duck playmakers will try and urge the offense onward with Vernon Adams trying to learn how to grasp Oregon's relentless offensive scheme.
Oregon State: Quarterback Seth Collins and wide receiver Jordan Villamin. Oregon State has a really promising talent in Collins and they'll need to harness him this season to try and find some wins. Villamin is going to be a prominent target for Collins in the near future.
Stanford: Running back Christian McCaffrey and quarterback Kevin Hogan. If Hogan can keep defenses honest enough with his arm and manage the game, that should be enough for McCaffrey to run all over the Pac-12. McCaffrey is looking like the most versatile threat in the country through four weeks, and Hogan has excelled when Christian has gotten going.
UCLA: Running back Paul Perkins and center Jake Brendel. The Bruins two biggest veterans on offense will be the key to the team's success as they try and keep freshman quarterback Josh Rosen afloat. Perkins might be the most underrated offensive weapon in the country, and Brendel anchors perhaps the best offensive line in the Pac-12.
USC: Quarterback Cody Kessler and wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster. USC is only going as far as Kessler's arm can get that ball to Smith-Schuster. JuJu makes USC truly special, and his game-changing talent lifts the Trojan offense to elite status.
Utah: Linebackers Jared Norris and Gionni Paul. The engine of the Utah defense now belongs to these two, as they lead the Utes in tackles. If Utah wants to capture the Pac-12 this year, it will all depend on these two Utes stuffing the interior.
Washington: Linebackers Azeem Victor and Keishawn Bierria. The Husky defense hasn't dropped off too much despite the departure of so many stars. Victor and Bierria have been key by holding up all gaps and ensuring that no team gets their offenses going too fast and too quickly.
Washington State: Quarterback Luke Falk and wide receiver Gabe Marks. The Air Raid runs through these two. Marks is the number one option for Wazzu and Falk is wheeling and dealing at Connor Halliday levels. Expect both of these Cougars to have a good season.