The spread offense has quickly become one of the most popular, if not the most popular, offensive schemes in football today.
Not only does it force a defense to spread out and cover a wide variety of the field (Usually four wideouts with the quarterback in the shotgun and a running back offset), but it's an system that enables athletes and playmakers on the offensive side of the ball.
The kicker is, it takes a certain type of player to effectively run the offense. Receivers need to be quick, versatile, agile and able to make a play after the catch, and quarterbacks need to be able to make quick reads, quick throws and even be able to run.
Here are five 2013 recruits who will be stars in the spread offense at the college football level: