Students of the game refuse to grow complacent, always improving on technique and physical attributes. The rise of a collegiate football prospect requires dedication and an avoidance of complacency, even when everyone around him provides a daily reminder of his past achievements.
While some recruits succumbed to heightened pressure or simply skated by in 2013 with college football already on their minds, others spent their senior seasons displaying steadily evolving skill sets. We take a look at 10 college-bound players who earned increased praise in 2013 and showed signs of big things to come.
*Prospect star ratings based on 247Sports' composite rankings.