Georgia Bulldogs running backs Keith Marshall and Todd Gurley had to contribute as freshmen because it was a position that needed the help.
In 2013, there will be a few positions, especially on defense, that could have a few freshmen in the starting lineup.
It worked for the Bulldogs last season, because Marshall and Gurley exceeded expectations and linebacker Jordan Jenkins showed signs he can be as good as Jarvis Jones. But can the 2013 recruiting class do the same thing?
Here are five recruits that will most likely start as freshmen.