■ Kyle Bonagura begins counting down the Pac-12 top 25 players and has Charles Nelson at #23.
With one of the most unique roles in the the country -- one that is still loosely defined -- Nelson begins his sophomore year on the Paul Hornung Award watch list, an award that is given to the nation's most versatile player. What we do know is that the speedy sophomore will spend time in all three phases: at corner, receiver and in the return game. To what degree at each, only time will tell. He finished third on the team last season, averaging 67.8 all-purpose yards per game.
■ Rob Moseley previews the defensive line as we head into fall camp.
■ Tre and Josh @eDuck wonders if there are concerns with the defensive backs in the latest "how they see it."
■ Andrew Greif looks at the five key moments from Michigan State and Oregon's offseason.