Bowl season kicks off this weekend and plenty of NFL prospects will have a final chance to showcase their talents in game action, but there are some big names out there whose seasons have come to an end. Let's take advantage of the calm before the storm and look at the first-round talents not taking part in bowl games this year and where they stand heading into the pre-draft process.
Draft-eligible underclassmen are noted with an asterisk.
Which Pac-10 defensive linemen have played well enough for non-bowl teams to earn first-round grades? Who is the underclass offensive tackle who has rocketed into the first round? And which linebacker showed impressive versatility for a non-bowl team? Steve Muench has all the answers.