Drew Henson was a schoolboy sensation in football and baseball. He wanted to play both and did, but not devoting himself to one might have cost him a career in either.
WolverineNation surveyed 19 departing football players to get their thoughts on breakout players for 2013, redshirts to watch and if they had any regrets about their careers.
Giving credit to being coached remarkably well at FSU, O-lineman Menelik Watson knew he was ready for the NFL despite his abbreviated, 20-game college career.
His first three years at Georgia were a struggle, with one injury after another. Now fully healthy, fifth-year senior Austin Long has a chance to compete for a starting job.
J.T. Floyd did everythini he could to prepare his teammates in the secondary for the Outback Bowl, but he had a hard time not making the trip.
Former Michigan defensive end Craig Roh played at several spots in several schemes, but the end result is he leaves Michigan as the all-time leader in consecutive starts.
Ricky Barnum arrived at Michigan as the No. 4 guard in the class of 2008, but it still took him three years before he became a starter.
Former walk-on Nathan Brink had emerged as a rotation player on the defensive eline and even had earned a scholarship before one last concussion forced him to walk away.
Offensive guard Patrick Omameh was committed to play at Cincinnati before a late switch to Michigan that worked out for him and the Wolverines.
Texas commit and late bloomer Rami Hammad has come a long way in a short time. The offensive tackle showed he's worthy of being a dominant blocker at the college level.
Their Crimson Tide careers over, Nick Saban's players find their coach has prepped them for the NFL's off-field demands.
Shane Morris has endured the hype of being a highly rated QB prospect, but he's glad it's over and he's ready to start his career at Michigan.
Justin Davis, Leon McQuay III and Chris Hawkins are three of six USC early enrollees to start their college careers on Monday.
Landry Jones started his Oklahoma career at Cowboys Stadium. Now Jones, the most prolific and potentially the most polarizing QB in Sooners history, gets to conclude it at Jerry World.
Junior safety Lamarcus Joyner is a stabilizing force in the Seminoles secondary thanks to lessons learned from many people along the way.
For Josue Matias and the other freshmen offensive linemen, last year's bowl game against Notre Dame was a trial by fire. But it helped forge a unit that will be a strength for FSU in the future.