For unexplainable reasons, not every elite-level player in college football jumps off the page of scouting reports or leads the national conversation week to week during the season.
These standouts play second fiddle to players with more established brands despite being equally productive while exuding top-end leadership. It’s time to highlight those athletes this summer so you’ll have an idea of who to track early during the approaching 2019 campaign.
Not all positions are represented here, but each name listed has a chance to be an all-conference performer and help their respective team meet preseason goals, no matter how lofty those may be. If you feel we’ve missed a player who is flying under the radar despite flashes of greatness during their careers, let us know.
Here are the 10 most underrated starters across college football heading into fall practice: