With only a handful of games remaining for each team in the college football season, we’ve gained a pretty good feel for this year’s freshman class.
We’ve seen some exceed expectations and become key performers in their teams' success this season. For others, it’s been a rather up-and-down campaign, but the potential has shown through. And for one, he has his team on track for an appearance in the BCS title game and has positioned himself as the front-runner for the Heisman Trophy.
All in all, it makes for quite the freshman class in 2013.
Let’s take a closer look and break down the recent performances of some of the nation’s top first-year players.
Note: This list consists of the top true freshmen on 247Sports' composite, one player from outside the top six who has most impressed and one superlative redshirt who couldn't be ignored.