College is just one step away from the NFL. It's here where players can blossom before taking it to a whole new level. Do you know these college players, past and present, and what schools they played for? We're about to find out.
The Zip have had some pretty famous players in their time, and these three are among them. Defensive end Jason Taylor was one of the most famous.
These players are famous for playing in the Air Force. The Falcons' most memorable player is Chad Hall, who was a remarkable running back, wide receiver and return man.
Terrell Suggs, Todd Heap and Zach Miller are all players for Arizona St. The biggest Sun Devil standout is Terrell Suggs.
These gentlemen are all famous players for Central Florida. Other notable players include Asante Samuel and Kevin Smith.
Terrence Newman is perhaps one of the most famous players for Kansas State. He was the former Jim Thorpe and Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year.
Wesley Woodyard is perhaps the most famous player in Kentucky history. The Wildcats are more known for basketball, but they have still turned out some great football players.
These fine players all hail from Louisiana State. Other notables include Ryan Clark, Alan Faneca and Devery Henderson.
Vernon Davis is perhaps the most famous player to come out of Maryland. In fact, some have called him the best NFL player from Maryland.
One of the greatest NFL players came out of Michigan. Not only that, but Michigan has a long list of NFL stars.
There is a stunning list of NFL names that came out of Ole Miss. Eli Manning is one of the best of them.
Nebraska has unleashed some great players, and Ndamukong Suh is one of the most famous. He won pretty much every award that could be given out.
These are all famous players for Notre Dame. Other notables include John Carlson, Jimmy Clausen and Jeff Faine.
The Northwestern Wildcats are a really notable team. Defensive tackle Luis Castillo is one of the most famous.
Steve Jackson is one of the most famous players from Oregon State. Other notables include TJ Houshmandzadeh, Chad Ochocinco and Sabby Piscitelli.
These are all famous players for Penn State. Gould is considered the third most accurate kicker in the history of the sport.
Yale is credited with winning the most national championships. Princeton is second, with 17 wins.
These are all immensely famous players for Alabama. Other notables include Rolando McClain and Andre Smith.
The Heisman Trophy is considered the top prize in college football. The first award went to Chicago halfback Jay Berwanger in 1935.
These are famous players from Arizona. Lance Briggs is the most famous player to come out of Tucson.
The Razorbacks have had a number of notable players in their history. The most famous of these is Giants guard Shawn Andrews.
Here are some of the famous players to come out of Auburn. Ronnie Brown is considered to be the best player on this list.
The College Football Hall of Fame was started in 1955. It is located in South Bend, Indiana.
These fine players come from Baylor. Baylor was also home to the best middle linebacker in history, Mike Singletary.
Matt Schaub is one of the most famous players to come out of Virginia. He is the best offensive player that the university has ever created.
Jordan Gross is the most famous player to come out of Utah. Other notables include Eric Weddle and Chris Kemoeatu.
There is a long list of famous players who hail from USC. Other notables include Matt Cassel, Brian Cushing and Winston Justice.
These famous players all hail from Texas Tech. Go Red Raiders!
These players are Texas A&M through and through. The Aggies have a long, rich history in the sport.
The list of famous Texas players is incredibly long. The Longhorns always take things to the next level.
The Rose Bowl is widely considered the Grandaddy of all Bowls. The first one was played on Jan. 1, 1902.
Division 1 football is split into two divisions. These include Division 1-A for larger schools, and Division 1-AA for smaller schools.
Here we have some notable players from Boise State. Ryan Clady is now famously a tackle for the Broncos.
Matt Ryan is probably the most notable player to come out of Boston College. You can't stop that Golden Eagle.
These guys are famous for coming out of BYU. Austin Collie is quickly becoming one of Peyton Manning's go-to wide receivers.
Michigan has the most Division 1-A victories in history. Yale has the most Division 1-AA victories.