Boise State enters the 2013 college football season with a fair amount of returning talent and a handful of fresh faces looking to make their presence known.
The Broncos do have to rebuild a portion of their defense, and the offensive line is a bit of a mystery. However, that seems to be the story every year, and yet the Boise State coaching staff always has the team ready to go.
Last season was the perfect example of that.
This season, the Broncos appear to have enough talent to make a heavy push toward another Mountain West Conference title and maybe even another BCS bowl game.
However, for both of those goals to happen, every player that steps on to the field for Boise State in 2013 will have to rise to the occasion.
Some more than others.
Head coach Chris Petersen teaches his players family unity over individual accolades, but football fans always have a way of lifting up heroes.That is no different for the Broncos.
There are several players on the Broncos' roster who have a little heavier load of expectations riding their shoulders.
Let's look at seven of those players and break down why fans are so excited to see what they will do come kickoff time.