We all know Johnny Manziel. Everyone's heard of (or seen YouTube clips of) Jadeveon Clowney. Same goes for Braxton Miller, Teddy Bridgewater, Marcus Mariota and, now, flavor-of-the-year Jameis Winston.
But the beauty of college football lies in the seemingly endless number of star players that are spread throughout the country, not just on the rosters of the teams camped at the top of the polls.
Some of the players on the list you might have heard of, depending on where you live or which leagues you follow. But all in all, they represent some of the best of the best of the "who are they?"
And not surprisingly, it's got a lot of West Coast players, the ones who don't get much attention because "the games are on too late."
Flip through the slides to see these top unknowns, counting down from 25th to first.