Often the top performances in college football come from exactly the places you'd expect: the former 5-star prospect, the returning superstar senior, the lauded underclassmen. These guys get all the media attention, and for good reason. We expected them to be good, and they met or exceeded everyone's expectations.
But there are a number of top-quality offensive weapons in college football today that go unheralded, but contribute to their teams just as much as the superstars—if not more. They may not get the hype or accumulate the press clippings as quickly as players like Johnny Manziel or Teddy Bridgewater, but they still deserve every ounce of recognition for their underrated contributions.