The top high school football players in the country will soon move on to the next level.
While most highly-touted recruits and top-ranked commitments surely have the talent to succeed at the next level, only a select few will be given the opportunity to do so next fall.
Of that group, an even more select few will make an immediate impact.
The transition from the high school game to big-time collegiate football in the SEC, Pac-10, Big 12, Big Ten, Big East, ACC and beyond is quite a big step.
Most 17- or 18-year-olds aren't yet ready for the leap. But some incoming freshmen are.
Here are the 25 top recruits likely to make an immediate impact next fall as freshmen.