Our countdown of the Pac-12's top-25 players continues.
You can see the final post-2010 top 25 here. It doesn't, however, include players from Colorado or Utah.
23. David Paulson, TE, Oregon
2010 numbers: Paulson caught 24 passes for 418 yards and four touchdowns.
2010 ranking: Unranked
Making the case for Paulson: The 6-foot-4, 241-pound senior earned first-team All-Pac-10 honors in 2010 and -- apologies to Stanford's outstanding troika of TEs -- he's the best tight end in the Pac-12. Not only is he an effective receiver -- see an average of 17.4 yards per reception -- he's also a tenacious blocker. The Pac-12 blog also has a warm spot for good football players who earn academic honors -- Paulson was one of just four players to be
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