Dec 30, 2013; San Diego, CA, USA; Arizona State Sun Devils defensive tackle Will Sutton (90) tackles Texas Tech Red Raiders running back Kenny Williams (34) during the 2013 Holiday Bowl at Qualcomm Stadium. Texas Tech defeated Arizona State 37-23. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Pac-12 well represented in the Senior Bowl


The Pac-12 recently concluded one of its best seasons with six bowl wins and nine bowl-eligible teams. Now, the conference will also be one the most heavily represented in this year’s Reese’s Senior Bowl with 11 players selected so far.

Pac-12 representation at next week’s 65th playing of the nation’s premier senior showcase will be highlighted by Arizona State’s Consensus All-American defensive tackle Will Sutton. The 305-pound defensive tackle is a two-time Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Year after racking up 35 tackles for loss and 17 sacks over the past two seasons.

The Pac-12 produced 28 first-round draft picks in 2013, including five first round picks. Three of those five played in the 2013 Reese’s Senior Bowl: Kyle Long, OG, Oregon (to Chicago); Desmond Trufant, CB, Washington (to Atlanta) and Datone Jones, DE, UCLA (to Green Bay).

Here are the players currently scheduled to play in the 2014 Reese’s Senior Bowl:

Deone Bucannon, S for Washington State

Deandre Coleman, DL for California

Shaquelle Evans, WR for UCLA

Marion Grice, RB for Arizona State

Taylor Hart, DT for Oregon

Ryan Hewitt, FB for Stanford

Josh Huff, WR for Oregon

Keith McGill, DB for Utah

Trent Murphy, LB for Stanford

Will Sutton, DT for Arizona State

Jordan Zumwalt, ILB for UCLA

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