The football players that acquire the “freak” label defy logic with their unique abilities on the gridiron.
Players of that caliber are game-changing talents that either redefine the normal prototypes for their respective positions or smash traditional athletic barriers altogether.
College football will head into the 2012 season having to replace its fair share of freaks—Trent Richardson, Robert Griffin III and Morris Claiborne, to name a few—who have moved on to the NFL.
However, a new batch of rare specimen are ready to emerge. Some molded such athleticism from various other sports or positions, while others prove it in the weight room. Still others are scary because they're primed to scrape their undeniable potential.
Here are college football’s 25 most freakish athletes ready to take the nation by storm this fall.