In college football today, winning on the recruiting trail in February can pay immediate dividends in September.
For example, Alabama’s run to its second straight national title in 2012 was fueled, in large part, by the contributions of star freshmen Amari Cooper and T.J. Yeldon.
Several stars out of the 2013 recruiting class are already making their presence felt in fall camps across the country.
Which true freshmen have already created a significant buzz heading into the season?
*Players listed in alphabetical order. All stats courtesy of 247Sports.com.