Though it's difficult to imagine, these Dream Teamers were once bright-eyed freshman, wandering through the hallways of their universities and fighting to prove themselves on their new college squads.

They've come a long way, and will represent America in the 2012 Olympics as some of the most talented athletes in the world. Take a look at the colors these guys represented before the red, white and blue.

Click through to meet Team USA and see where they went to college.

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  • Carmelo Anthony

    Syracuse University

  • Anthony Davis

    University of Kentucky Photo Credit: <a href="" target="_hplink">Ian McCormick</a>

  • Kevin Durant

    University of Texas Photo Credit: <a href="" target="_hplink">Corpx</a>

  • James Harden

    Arizona State University

  • Andre Iguodala

    University of Arizona

  • Kevin Love

    University of California, Los Angeles Photo Credit: <a href="" target="_hplink">Ewcorpuz</a>

  • Chris Paul

    Wake Forest University

  • Russell Westbrook

    University of California, Los Angeles

  • Deron Williams

    University of Illinois