5-star Impact: Quarterbacks

With the 2016 college football season still more than three months away, coaches across the country will be adding to future recruiting classes throughout the summer. Along the way, a few 5-star prospects are certain to make headlines when announcing their decisions.

But how much of an impact do those highly rated players make in Year 1?

Quarterback is the most important position on the field, and the last five recruiting classes (2011-15) have produced a total of 10 recruits with a 5-star rating according to 247Sports’ composite rankings.

How did those players do as true freshmen?