College football has evolved in a number of ways over the years, but the most impressive recent change has been the developments in recruiting. Players are now more ready than ever to compete from day one, and these 10 teams will count on new freshmen to make impacts in 2013.
Looking at past title winning teams, there have been a number of freshmen impact players that have helped win ballgames.
Alabama would have struggled to find a playmaker in the passing game this past season without freshman Amari Cooper. Penn State, USC and Ohio State are trying to overcome scholarship reductions, and they are doing it with young talent.
Playing freshmen is no longer a death sentence for a team’s season. It actually can be a blessing with the talent that is on the recruiting trail. Here are the 10 teams that will need freshmen in 2013.