Not all 5-star recruits walk in and dominate at the college level. What many forget is that in reality, once a recruit signs with a school, he is no longer a 5-star prospect. Instead, he's just another freshman football player.
Some freshmen make bigger impacts than others. But if a 5-star guy doesn't amaze early on, don't be alarmed.
From a wide receiver at Missouri to a pass-rusher at Georgia to a running back at Texas and a defensive tackle at LSU, there are hungry former 5-star recruits everywhere. Here are 12 who have the makings of a breakout season.