The 2014 NFL draft has come and gone. With it, a slew of new opportunities have opened up for Nebraska's former blue-chippers.
Typically, top recruits find early playing time for the Cornhuskers. However, there are the occasional blue-chippers that hang around waiting for the opportunity to step up and shine.
For a few players, that time is now.
While a couple of the listed players have seen playing time already for Nebraska, they haven't fully reached their potential. That's what makes 2014 their year.
Which former high school standouts are poised to shine for the Huskers in 2014?
Take a look at the four former blue-chippers that have a chance to step up and make their mark for Nebraska come fall.