PASADENA, CA - OCTOBER 8: Wide receiver Marquess Wilson #86 of the Washington State Cougars carries the ball against the UCLA Bruins at the Rose Bowl on October 8, 2011 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
Marquess Wilson might be No. 1 in our hearts, but he's not No. 1 in the Pac-12, or at least not according to Athlon Sports. They recently released their top 50 Pac-12 players for 2012 and Wilson checked in at No. 7.
Wilson is one of four WSU Cougars on the list with Travis Long coming in at No. 23, Jeff Tuel checking in at No. 26 and John Fullington rounding out the group at No. 37. While WSU's four may not compare to the 11 USC players ranked, it was actually good for the fifth most.
If we break it down a little further, Wilson checks in as the third best wide receiver, Tuel the third best quarterback. Long was the sixth best linebacker while Fullington was ranked as the fourth best offensive lineman.
Athlon's complete top 50 rankings can be found here.
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