Who really has the most to gain? Incoming freshmen can sit back and ride the good ship redshirt or under-experienced, while sophomores are looking for a permanent job. The juniors are looking to keep what they have or maybe even de-throne a senior to upgrade their draft status. Both sides of the ball have an assortment of gridiron warriors who need a good season to cement their legacy or put them over the top once the college show is over.
But, there are always a couple of young shining faces who want to please everybody. These 10 players have a lot riding on their respective performance.