For many college football recruits, the process of becoming a big part of the team takes time. Tons of freshman take a redshirt year in an effort to get used to the college experience, the scheme they’ll be playing in and hit the weight room to get bigger, faster and stronger.
Others are unfortunately hidden behind a stacked depth chart, but that’s part of being a freshman. Especially at major programs like Alabama, even five-star freshman have a hard time getting playing time.
But then there are those few superstar college football recruits who are just so good that there’s no way they don’t see the field and make an immediate impact for their college football teams.
These five players fit that description.