The freshman class for the upcoming 2011-2012 season has been praised and scrutinized for quite some time now. We know who will have an instant impact, who will receive prestigious accolades and who may not live up to the hype. Now it's time to focus on next year's college freshmen.
The high school class of 2012 is a very solid class overall. At the top, there are several elite talents who will be instant impact players at the college level. A few of these stars are even capable of carrying their respective teams deep into NCAA Tournament play as freshmen.
The following 21 seniors are the instant impact athletes of the 2012 class, so you better get to know them now before they become household names within the next calendar year or so.