For coaches and players alike, spring football is nothing like most fans make of it. That's because fans usually only see the spring game, while coaches and players see that event as one of 15 opportunities to make an impact.
However, that doesn't mean spring games or 15 practices can't make someone a star, either. In fact, spring ball can go a long way in taking someone from buried on the depth chart to starter real quick.
Every year people come out of nowhere and become names to remember as we head in to the real games. With spring football officially in the books for 2014, it's time to take a look at some of the biggest stars that emerged around the country.
Here are eight names to keep an eye out for as we move closer to real games being played.