Last year it was Matt Miller who made his mark as a redshirt freshman for the Broncos.
However, this year the Broncos will need help from a number of younger players if they plan on finishing their time in the Mountain West with a conference title.
It is no secret about the sheer number of starting positions that the Broncos have to replace, but that leaves it open for newcomers to compete for playing time.
There are a number of talented redshirt guys already in place as well as some possible true freshman coming on board this fall. It will be very interesting to see which of these step up and become an impact player for Boise State.
With that in mind, let's look at the five most likely impact freshman for the Broncos in 2012.