In today's current college football climate, there's a great disparity between the amount of attention BCS teams receive and the amount of attention that teams from the smaller mid-major conferences receive.
Basically, it doesn't matter how great a player may be; if he doesn't play for a big BCS program, it's doubtful he'll receive much national attention or publicity.
Still, that doesn't mean that there aren't plenty of terrific players outside of the spotlight of the BCS who deserve just as much praise and recognition as their peers who play for bigger schools.
This fall, the four mid-major conferences—the Sun Belt, the Mountain West, the MAC and Conference USA—will feature plenty of exciting stars who will be worth watching.
Here's a look at the 20 best players from non-BCS conferences for the 2013 season.