The NFC South received an infusion of young talent from the 2010 NFL Draft. The players came from all backgrounds and pedigrees. They hail from powerhouses like Oklahoma, Alabama, LSU, and Virginia Tech and small schools like Appalachian State and Montana.
Most of us know of Gerald McCoy, Jimmy Clausen, and Sean Weatherspoon, but may have never heard of Arrelious Benn, Joe Hawley, or Shann Shillinger. Regardless, all of these players are trying to make the team in Atlanta, Carolina, New Orleans, or Tampa Bay.
Some teams may not have a single rookie start for them this season while others may cautiously start half a dozen.
Here are ten rookies destined to make an impact in the NFC South.