Fall camps are well underway across the Big Ten, and the countdown to kickoff will soon transition from weeks to days.
In order to whet your appetite for the impending 2014 college football season, let's take a look at some of the stars—both new and returning—who will be poised to make a major impact on their teams this fall.
We've put together a list of the top 15 Big Ten football players heading into the 2014 season.
While a great player—or even a collection of great players—does not instantly make a team successful in the win column, there are guys who certainly make a coach's job easier.
We'll be keeping our eyes on these players throughout the season to see what kind of impact they'll have in the race for the Big Ten Championship Game and a College Football Playoff berth.
You should, too.