In order for a freshman to start on a college football team, said athlete must be better than "good," he must be exemplary.
But you knew that.
However, it takes a special breed to truly earn a No. 1 role in the Big Ten; and due to the strong recruiting efforts by coach Brady Hoke, Michigan may have more than one newcomer who could jump right into the rotation.
This slideshow will certainly include that one guy, but it'll dig a little deeper and analyze a few of the other potential true-frosh starters at UM. For the sake of clarity, 247Sports' database of Michigan's 2014 class will serve as the go-to for players' rankings. However, MGoBlue will be the source of heights and weights.