The past few years that I have done the pre-season position previews, I've been valuing veteran players more and more, at times over more highly recruited rookies. Every year we get excited about the new shiny toys out on the field, but for the most part it is the guys that have been there before that keep getting the job done. Certainly there are exceptions, but in college football there isn't much of a better teacher than experience. You make a mistake, you learn, you improve and move forward.


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