With preseason practice now fully underway, the youth on the Cincinnati football team has begun to take center stage.
Everybody knows about the experience on both sides of the ball, but so far, it is the freshmen who are making their mark.
Last week, Butch Jones singled out five true freshmen who have a chance to make solid contributions this coming season.
While some may not only be a product of talent, but also opportunity, all of these players are extremely talented and have a chance to have long, successful careers at Cincinnati.
Here are five true freshmen who fans will undoubtedly be hearing a lot from in the coming season.