Similar to the impact rookies are making in the NFL, college football has experienced an influx of talented underclassmen who are already creating buzz about their futures in the NFL.
For example, South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney, USC wide receiver Marqise Lee and Clemson wide receiver Sammy Watkins were household names by the end of their freshmen campaigns.
A handful of rising sophomores are poised to add to their sterling bodies of work.
So, which players comprise the latest batch of college underclassmen who have attracted the undivided attention of NFL scouts?
*Players are listed in alphabetical order.