When college football was first hitting its stride, freshmen weren't allowed to play; they had to redshirt their first year, then hope to play during their second season. Now it's expected that if you are a top recruit, you should be either starting or playing a significant role your first year on the field.
With that being said, this year is no different. In fact, many incoming freshmen will be expected to play right out of the gate in 2011.
This recruiting class is full of stars who will pave the way for new and exciting stars in the college game. Here are 10 who are sure bets to make immediate impacts on their new teams.