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Playing (a lot of) true freshmen

Is the number of true freshmen that you play an indicator of the depth of your program?

In week one, we saw a number of traditionally deep teams play a large number of true freshmen. Relevance?

Here are some numbers of true freshmen that played in week one that we found...

Texas - 18

Auburn - 13

Ohio State - 12

Virginia - 12

Tennessee - 12

Clemson - 12

We also noted that the Texas coaching staff voted true freshman wide receiver Jaxon Shipley their offensive player of the game, Utah State true freshman quarter back Chuckie Keeton almost led his Aggies to a win at Auburn and Oregon State true freshman running back Malcolm Agnew is leading the nation with 223 yards rushing. Interesting times...