Ohio State will have no shortage of experienced veterans returning from a team that exceeded many expectations last season.
With star WRs Mike Williams and Artavis Scott gone, Ray-Ray McCloud has taken on a leadership role and is aiming to be the nation's top return man.
Sophomore Nick Brossette will vie for expanded playing time now that Leonard Fournette is no longer manning the LSU backfield.
While looking hard at Maryland, Alabama and a few Pac-12 programs will get spring visits from the defensive end.
High-profile transfers join their new teams with expectations already attached, but they don't always pan out. These are the players with the best chance to make an impact right away.
After just missing out on a playoff spot last year, USC and Penn state are among the teams looking to take the next step this year. Also in the mix? The Big 12 and Jim Harbaugh.