The Senior Bowl is the most important postseason college All-Star game, in large part because if a player is selected for the game, it means the NFL is officially curious about him.
The Senior Bowl executive director is Phil Savage, former director of college scouting and director of player personnel with the Baltimore Ravens, as well as former GM of the Cleveland Browns. The game's North and South teams are coached for a week by the coaching staffs of two NFL teams.
So if your team has a bunch of players on the Senior Bowl's 400-man watch list -- there are 110 roster spots -- it's probably a good thing, for fans and players.
Last year, 87 Senior Bowl participants were drafted, including four in the first round, topped by QB Carson Wentz, the No. 2 overall selection. In 2011, the game featured 12 first-round picks.
You can organize the list by position, conference or school. There are 43 Pac-12 players on the list, with Utah leading the way with nine players. USC is second with seven, though one of those is a transfer from Utah.
If you are, say, the lone voice in the wilderness picking Utah to win the Pac-12's South Division, you are emitting a polite cough.
Every Pac-12 team has at least one player on the list.
The 2017 Senior Bowl will be played on Saturday, Jan. 28, at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, Alabama. Kickoff is at 1:30pm CT on the NFL Network.