Ranking the Pac-12 quarterbacks

We love us some lists here at the Pac-12 blog. And the folks at Athlon Sports keep obliging, so we'll keep running them.

Last month they brought us the much-debated Pac-12 coach rankings which spawned a Take 2 and a poll that registered more than 7,500 votes.

Now they have ranked the Pac-12 quarterbacks.

In compiling their rankings, they took into account 2011 numbers, the sort of personnel returning in 2012 and how each quarterback is expected to perform.

Here's the ranking:

  1. Matt Barkley, USC

  2. Keith Price, Washington

  3. Jeff Tuel, Washington State

  4. Sean Mannion, Oregon State

  5. Bryan Bennett, Oregon

  6. Zach Maynard, Cal

  7. Brett Nottingham, Stanford

  8. Kevin Prince, UCLA

  9. Jordan Wynn, Utah

  10. Matt Scott, Arizona

  11. Mike Bercovici, Arizona State

  12. Connor Wood, Colorado

Don't think we're going to just leave it at that. Ted and I are already in the works of compiling our own quarterback rankings for this week's Take 2. Look for it on Friday. Until then, have some fun with this one.