TROY POLAMALU, SAFETY SOUTHERN CAL, SENIOR
THE NUMBERS: 5'10", 215; First All-America DB at USC since '89; 98 tackles, three picks, three blocked punts in '01.
THE QUOTE: "A lot of safeties are strong against the run but not always effective in pass defense," says Arizona coach John Mackovic. "He's physical, arrives quickly and reads the play very well."
CORY REDDING, END TEXAS, SENIOR
THE NUMBERS: 6' 5", 270; 57 tackles, including five sacks and nine other tackles for loss last year; returned one interception for a TD, somersaulting into the end zone.
THE QUOTE: "He has great mobility and excellent pass-rushing skills," says Texas A&M coach R.C. Slocum. "His size and quickness make him special."