At this point last year, players such as Matt Barkley, Denard Robinson, Landry Jones, Robert Woods and Sammy Watkins were some of the most talked-about figures in college football.
They all found their names on numerous preseason Heisman lists, and all of them received plenty of national publicity.
Ultimately, however, none of them were able to live up to their preseason hype.
There's no shame in failing to meet high preseason expectations, because there are plenty of players who fall into that category every season.
Here's a look at some few notable players who may not be able to live up to their preseason hype in 2013.