It's imperative to account for junior college products when assessing the crop of eligible 2015 prospects. Many of these players initially signed with top-tier FBS programs as high school seniors but were unable to attend the universities of their choice for a variety of reasons, most frequently due to academic issues.
For many, the recruitment process starts fresh during this transitional period. It's another opportunity for players to showcase their skills and perhaps command more offers than they accrued in high school while fine-tuning for the next level.
We examine the latest class of JUCO recruits, ranking the top 10 to monitor moving forward. Although they'll arrive on college campuses in 2015 with limited eligibility, these standouts are ready to make an immediate impact.