The Beavers' top receiver (73 catches) in 2011 is the go-to guy on the fly sweep. Among the fastest players in the Pac-12, Wheaton has aspirations of becoming a firefighter; first he'll try to torch a few more defensive backs.
LB MICHAEL DOCTOR JUNIOR
After becoming a starter last season, he was just what the doctor ordered, providing a much-needed dose of speed and swagger. The Beavers' second-leading tackler (78), Doctor has sideline-to-sideline range.
RB STORM WOODS FRESHMAN
Took the spring drills by storm but needs work
In a wide-open competition that should continue into the fall, the 5' 10", 202-pound redshirt was the Beavers' most explosive runner during spring practice, making observers think he might eventually win the lead back job. He must learn the playbook and improve at pass protection, but Woods could provide the punch the running game lacked last season.