Top 30 breakout players for 2012 

August, 29, 2012
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Jadeveon Clowney/Braxton Miller/Levine ToiloloGetty Images/US PresswireLooking for college football's new stars for 2012? These three are a good start.
With the 2012 college football season now just one day away, we know all about the teams expected to be in the BCS championship hunt and the star players who figure to be in the mix for the Heisman Trophy.

But a big part of the excitement of the season's first few weeks are the surprises and breakthrough performances that weren't as easy to see coming. With that in mind, who will emerge as the breakout players of 2012?