Explosiveness. It's one of the most enviable traits that a player can possess.
In the 2012 college football season it will come down to the players that can do more than just run fast in a straight line or pull in a wide open pass in the end zone.
The explosive or 'X-factor' type player often times means the difference between a BCS berth and the season ending before New Year's.
Players like Robert Griffin III, Trent Richardson and Russell Wilson defined being 'explosive' in 2011 by showcasing elite speed coupled with power, agility and the natural ability to break a game wide open in a split second.
While the three aforementioned superstars may have moved onto the NFL, new players will step up to carry the mantle of college football's premier game-breakers in 2012.
Here are college football's 10 most explosive players for the 2012 season .