Real freshmen develop at a different pace in college football.

Some players like Georgia Big Starks or Texas Calvin Banks, have been blueblood programs ready to run from the start. As such, these two are favorites to be named to the 247Sports True Freshman All-American team later this year. However, not everyone comes to this quickly.

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Often real freshmen don’t get many reps until the end of the year when schools, many of which are out of the loop, want to see what they have in store for the future.

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And many of these players flare up brightly when given the chance. With three weeks left until the end of the regular season, let’s take a look at some of the real freshmen who are at their best at the end of the year.