The Big Ten is layered with talented recruits this cycle as a number of teams had major hauls this signing day. A number of players were early enrollees as well, further increasing their shot at landing playing time this fall.
No matter how hard some players try, they are still likely bound for a redshirt year.
Redshirts come for a number of reasons. Some players need to be developed, while others are just waiting their turn in line. Here is a look at 10 players from the Big Ten that should redshirt in 2013—some of the names may surprise you.