College Football: 5 players who will be big names after Week 1

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Dec 26, 2013; Detroit, MI, USA; Football on the field during the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl between the Bowling Green Falcons and the Pittsburgh Panthers at Ford Field. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports

We’ve done it College Football fans! We are here. It’s game week!

We all love College Football, and one of the great things about this sport is the new faces that emerge to captivate the nation. From a fresh-faced Herschel Walker at Georgia in 1980, to Johnny Manziel in 2012, College Football always produces new stars that we enjoy watching every Saturday afternoon.

To become a household name in College Football you need to have a big individual performance, or special play (i.e. Clowney in the 2013 Outback Bowl vs. Michigan) in a nationally-televised game to get the nation’s attention.

Who will be those head-turners in Week 1 that go on to be household names we all will be talking about around the water cooler during the week?

Here are the five guys I’m saying people will become familiar with this weekend.

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