Freshmen haven't had much impact in Jimbo Fisher's tenure at FSU, but with depth thin at spots, certain members of the 2013 class have a chance to shine.
The Seminoles have seven impact players who could opt to leave early for the NFL. Who will stay and who will go? David Hale examines the prospects for each.
With a tough schedule after the bye week, USC needs to maximize its time and find more impact players.
You can bet current USC players, future recruits and their families monitored and evaluated the draft soap opera of Matt Barkley, who in retrospect probably should have left after his junior season.
Following in the footsteps of Ronnie Lott and Matt Grootegoed, freshman safety Leon McQuay III is learning fast and making a big impact.
Outside of Damien Williams and Sterling Shepard, few Sooners from the Class of 2012 played a substantial role last season. But this class could still prove to be one of the better ones of the Bob Stoops era.
The transfer additions of wide receivers Justin Brown and Jalen Saunders were a big boost to Oklahoma's offense in a multitude of ways.
Some recent recruiting battles between Michigan and Ohio State will have a major impact on Saturday's game.
GatorNation's Michael DiRocco offers the six most likely freshmen who can make an impact for the Florida Gators this season.
Texas played 18 freshmen in 2011. The Longhorns might not use that many in 2012, but these five players almost certainly will make an impact.
WeAreSC goes over the top 10 in-state prospects in 2013, as USC looks to re-establish itself among California's elite prospects.
Each of the six players who enrolled early at Florida could see playing time this fall. One or two even could become starters.
With Lane Kiffin putting a premium on early enrollees, here is a list of commits and targets that could fit the bill.
With 18 freshmen throughout Texas' two-deep depth chart, players like Jaxon Shipley and Quandre Diggs should make a significant impact in 2011.