Brigham Hill, Texas A&M

Brigham Hill and Texas A&M again fell just short of a trip to Omaha last season, but they have the arms to make a leap forward. Here's our breakdown.

Cameron Ming is part of a battle-tested core of proven winners back in the fold for Arizona, which also needs its young talent to mature quickly.
Connor Seabold, Cal State Fullerton

Connor Seabold and Cal State Fullerton have all the pieces back to make a big statement on the national stage. We break them down.
Fullerton at Stanford - Tristan Beck

Tristan Beck headlines a loaded pitching staff for Stanford, which has its deepest and most talented team in years in Mark Marquess' final season.

Pavin Smith is part of an athletic, talented lineup for UVa., which has several key holdovers from its national title team and is eager to return to glory.

Davis Martin and Texas Tech reached the College World Series again last season, but want much more entering the 2017 campaign. The breakdown.

Seth Beer headlines a Clemson offense that has a chance to be one of the nation's best, with balance, power and speed.

The Cajuns are loaded with impressive arms such as Nick Lee and might just have the best team of the Tony Robichaux era on their hands. We breakdown Louisiana.
Brendan McKay, Louisville

Louisville might have lost some key cogs from last year's magnificent club, but Brendan McKay and others are ready to not skip a beat this season.

Bobby Holmes is one of several proven champions back in the fold for Coastal Carolina, which retooled its lineup and looks poised for another run.
Nick Madrigal, Oregon State

Nick Madrigal and Oregon State fell just short of a postseason berth last season, but all the tools are there to contend for a national title in 2017. We've got the full breakdown with scouting grades.

Travis Watkins leads a senior-laden East Carolina team that is dead-set on busting down the door to Omaha after falling just short in 2016.
Kyle Wright, Vanderbilt

Kyle Wright and Vanderbilt are coming off a season that ended with tragedy and have a team that could make some serious national noise.

J.B. Bukauskas and North Carolina are on a quest to return to the postseason after falling short two straight years, and they have the talent to make noise.

After ending the last two seasons in heartbreak, NC State has the front-line talent, experience, depth and motivation to make a deep run.
Antoine Duplantis, LSU

Antoine Duplantis and LSU are more seasoned entering the 2017 campaign, and the Tigers have the talent to make another run at a national title.

Quincy Nieporte and Dylan Busby are part of a powerful core that should make Florida State one of college baseball's best offenses this spring.

Josh Reagan helps anchor a South Carolina bullpen that ranks as the nation's best. If the offense comes together as hoped, watch out.