It's easy to forget just how young college football prospects actually are, as media exposure and incredible access create a more professional approach for star high school players than ever before.
Prospects who make cross-country trips to visit high-profile coaches and feature hoards of fans on social media are still teenage students, even though they're challenged to handle pressure well beyond their years.
To keep things in perspective, we took a look back to the time period when America's latest crop of recruits joined the party here on Earth. Most members of the 2015 class were born in 1996 or 1997, a fact that will undoubtedly make many of you feel old.
It's a span that featured technological advancement, unforgettable sports storylines and the return of America's greatest athletic icon. We explore the people, events and decisions that helped shape the narrative.