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Pick Six: Pivotal players to watch in the Pac-12

The Pac-12 has one Heisman Trophy favorite in Stanford's Christian McCaffrey, another legitimate contender in Oregon's Royce Freeman and maybe the most talented quarterback in the country west of Deshaun Watson in UCLA's Josh Rosen.

There is star power out West worth staying up late to watch.

Looking past the obvious studs, here are six players who could have a major impact on the conference title race and the Pac-12's chances to reach the College Football Playoff after missing out last season.

Ishmael Adams, WR, UCLA

Rosen lived up to the hype in year one, but three of the Bruins' top four receivers are gone and little game experience returns. So Adams is...