Youth plays a large part in a lot of sports today. College football is not exactly one of them. When it comes to the 25 youngest teams in the country, there are squads of various talent levels.
In a lot of other sports, such as college basketball, the younger teams are generally near the top of the country. That is not necessarily the case when it comes to college football.
It oftentimes takes a player a few years to develop physically in order to compete at a high level.
With that being said, the oldest teams are not always the best. Georgia State is the newest FBS member and also has some of the most experience with 14 seniors and five sophomores starting. Florida Atlantic has 16 senior starters, and South Alabama has 15 seniors and seven sophomores starting.
There are a lot of ways to go about finding the youngest teams in the country for this upcoming college football season.
The following list is based on starters only. Freshman starters are given one point, sophomore starters are given two, junior starters three and senior starters four. The team with the lowest point total is at the top of this list.
There are teams from all over the country, but very few squads have more underclassmen starting than upperclassmen.
Do some of the top teams in the country make the list, or is it a bunch of no-name schools?
Read on to find out.
*Special teams are not included.
*Depth charts are according to Scout.com.