Two teams that will be contending for the Pac 12 South title can be found in the state of Arizona and both programs, especially the Sun Devils, are loaded with NFL prospects.  For ASU though, there has been some upheaval on their roster.  On the other hand Cal is likely to take a step back on the prospect front.


Round Full Name Pos # Yr Comments
4th Nick Foles QB 5 5Sr Strong armed quarterback the can make all the passes. Needs to improve his reads and stop staring down receivers. Has potential but needs a big senior campaign.
4th Juron Criner WR 82 4Sr Nice sized possession wide out the consistently catches the ball with his hands and displays ability after the reception. Lacks a burst and cannot run to the deep throw. Off the field issues which stem from his home life have hampered him.
6th Robert Golden CB 1 4Sr Tough, aggressive cornerback with average physical skills. Potential dime back at the next level who must make his mark on special teams.
6-7 Keola Antolin RB 2 4Sr Quick, explosive ball carrier that will make several defenders miss in the course of a single run then beat opponents into the open field. Situational runner/third-down back at the next level.
7-FA Adam Hall S 12 4Sr Nice sized strong safety prospect best making plays up the field. Forceful against the run and effective in coverage in the short field.
FA Greg Nwoko RB 28 4Jr A running back we really liked off the 2009 film yet a prospect unable to take his game to the next level. Possesses a good combination of size and speed. Will have an opportunity to carry the ball more this season.
FA David Douglas WR 85 4Sr Reliable and dependable possession receiver best in the underneath coverage yet a prospect with no single outstanding physical skill to his game.
FA Paul Vassallo OLB 41 4Sr Smart, competitive linebacker with limited speed and athleticism. Lines up on the outside get me be better at inside linebacker in a 34 alignment.

Arizona State

Rnd Full Name Pos # Yr Comments
1st Vontaze Burfict ILB 7 3Jr Dominant run defending linebacker that plays with a violent nature. Explosive, forceful and defeats blocks to get to the ball handler. Also plays with a good degree of instinct and intelligence, staying disciplined with assignments and quickly locating the ball in coverage.
5th Omar Bolden CB 3 5Sr Explosive shutdown cover man that opponents rarely challenge. Displays good footwork in every direction, can flip his hips and has an explosive burst to the ball. Not strong and loses out in battles. Could miss the entire ’11 season after suffering a knee injury in the spring, his second such in less than two year. Medical risk.
6-7 Aderious Simmons T 50 5Sr Large athletic blocker with a good degree of upside. Moves well on his feet and nimble. Must polish his game and improve his playing strength yet someone to watch.
6th Gerell Robinson WR 8 4Sr King sized target that uses his frame as an advantage to come away with the ball.
FA Eddie Elder S 2 4Sr Tough run defending safety best downhill.
FA James Brooks DE 34 5Sr Nice sized college defensive end with good movement skills. Strong at the point, consistently defeats blocks into the backfield. Disruptive force and alters plays. Left Arizona State for personal reasons in July and status for next season is still not known. Potential top 100 choice if he gets it together.
FA Travis Simpson WR 86 5Sr
FA Garth Gerhart C 52 5Sr Small yet explosive center that moves well on his feet. Outstanding with the shotgun snap. Offers potential in a zone blocking system.
FA Brandon MaGee OLB 8 4Sr Relatively athletic weak side linebacker that makes plays sideline to sideline and gets depth on pass drops.
FA Mike Marcisz G 70 5Sr Hard-working position blocker best in a small area.
FA Jamaar Jarrett DE 92 4Sr Hard-working college prospect with no single dominant aspect to his game.
FA Mike Willie WR 1 4Sr
FA Dan Knapp T 69 5Sr
Round Full Name Pos # Yr Comments
5th Marvin Jones WR 1 4Sr Competitive receiver that fights to make the reception. Lacks great size and does not have downfield speed. Could be a solid fourth or fifth receiver on an NFL roster.
6th Matt Summers-Gavin G 75 4Jr versatile college blocker that lines up at tackle and guard. Explosive, moves well on his feet and shows skill blocking in motion. Developing cornerback prospect for a zone blocking system.
6-7 Mychal Kendricks OLB 30 4Sr Undersized college pass rusher that lines up in a three-point stance or stands up over tackle. Best making plays up the field as he struggles in reverse.
7th D.J. Holt ILB 3 5Sr Two down run defending linebacker best in the box. Looks suited to play the inside of a 34 alignment.
7-FA Mitchell Schwartz T 72 5Sr Strong, well-built college left tackle better off on the right side in the NFL. Lacks the great upside yet polished in much of his game and considered by the coaching staff as the smartest lineman to ever wear the Cal uniform.
FA Brian Schwenke G 57 3Jr Explosive college guard that does a great job blocking with leverage and working hard until the whistle blows. Lacks great strength at the point of attack yet has an upside.
FA Anthony Miller TE 80 4Sr Relatively athletic tight end that displays the ability to get down the field. Adequate pass catcher yet lacks top blocking strength.
FA Sean Cattouse S 11 5Sr Tough, smart safety that lacks top size/speed for the next level.
FA Trevor Guyton DE 92 4Sr Explosive college defensive lineman that fires off the snap with a good first step and gets leverage on opponents. Marginal pass rusher and can be handled at the point of attack.
FA D.J. Campbell S 7 5Sr California has a history of non-rated senior safeties coming out of nowhere. Campbell could be next on the list.
FA Ernest Owusu DE 95 5Sr Hard-working lineman with minimal upside.
FA Michael Calvin WR 11 5Sr Adequately sized pass catcher with no outstanding physical aspect to his game.