The Texas A&M Aggies lost plenty of playmakers from the 2012 team. They are going to need numerous freshmen to step in immediately and contribute if they want to meet or exceed their 2012 record.
There are some major holes on the 2013 two-deep right now. The Ags need immediate help on the defensive line, at linebacker and at wide receiver.
College football has changed to the point where it is no longer unusual to see true freshmen playing major roles on championship teams. The players who are ready to contribute in their first year out of high school are now doing so with regularity.
The Ags are going to need some of their freshmen to be ready right now. If the freshmen are not ready to help out, then the Aggies will not be able to compete for a Southeastern Conference or national title in the coming season.
This is a look at some of the A&M freshmen who will be standouts in fall camp and earn playing time in 2013.