'Bama-bound Williams headlines 247Sports' Top 25 juco prospects
Defensive tackle Nick Fairley and quarterback Cam Newton were two of the major reasons why Auburn won the national title.
But neither Fairley nor Newton took the conventional path to that championship game. Both players had junior college layovers before landing under the bright lights of the SEC, proving that those finishing national championship touches can come from some unlikely places.
With that in mind, here are 247Sports' Top 25 junior college prospects in the nation for the class of 2011.