primed to have a huge year for the Baltimore Ravens.
Ngata's coming off a Pro Bowl year in which he's also recovering from off-season surgery a few months back for a torn muscle. The surgery went well, he's been lifting for almost three months and he's ready for a huge year in 2010.
Dickson came to them this year via the draft as a third round selection and he's done well in early showings on the field as well.
• Pac-10 recruiting is becoming more national every year as Ted Miller relates in a story from Jamie Newberg.
For the players themselves from the Eastern seaboard, the Pac-10 offers a slightly different version of student-athlete. The Pac-10 is known for their wide open, pro-style offenses. The conference also has a very good academic reputation. Those are just two important variables for recruits when making their college decision.