Names that kept popping up this spring

Made a run through my spring notes and noticed something not at all surprising: Some names kept popping up.

We all know about returning stars and hotshot incoming freshmen, but here's a list of guys you might not know much about who made a name for themselves this spring and could be on the cusp of stardom.

Or at least a starting -- or key backup -- spot.

Arizona: DE C.J. Parish, CB Jonathan McKnight, RB Daniel Jenkins

Arizona State: WR Gerell Robinson, DT Will Sutton, S Alden Darby

California: LB Dave Wilkerson, LB Nick Forbes, QB Zach Maynard

Colorado: DT Conrad Obi, LB Doug Rippy, WR Paul Richardson

Oregon: DE Dion Jordan, CB Troy Hill, TE Colt Lyerla

Oregon State: LB Michael Doctor, CB Rashaad Reynolds, TE Connor Hamlett

Stanford: TE Zach Ertz, FB-HB Ryan Hewitt, DT Terrence Stephens

UCLA: RB Jordan James, DE Datone Jones, DT Cassius Marsh

USC: DT George Uko, CB Tony Burnett, RB Curtis McNeal

Utah: RB RB Havey Langi, DT Star Lotulelei, DE Joe Kruger

Washington: LB-DE Josh Shirley, TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins, WR Kevin Smith

Washington State: WR Kristoff Williams, RB Rickey Galvin, DT Anthony Laurenzi