Posted by ESPN.com's Chris Low
It's not uncommon for players to miss all or most of spring practice while recovering from offseason surgery or trying to rest a particular injury.
But the list of players sitting out this spring in the SEC is a virtual who's who. You could almost put together an all-conference team with the guys who've been sidelined or at least limited.
In fact, we will. How would this partial lineup strike you?
Quarterback/receiver -- Randall Cobb, Kentucky
Running back -- Michael Smith, Arkansas
Running back -- Jeffery Demps, Florida
Running back -- Mark Ingram, Alabama
Running back/return specialist -- Brandon James, Florida
Receiver -- Montez Billings, Auburn
Offensive lineman -- Trinton Sturdivant, Georgia
Offensive lineman -- Vince Vance, Georgia
Offensive lineman -- Mike Pouncey, Florida
Offensive lineman -- Lee Ziemba, Auburn
Tight end -- Tommy Trott, Auburn
Defensive end -- Greg Hardy, Ole Miss
Defensive tackle -- Jeff Owens, Georgia
Cornerback -- Myron Lewis, Vanderbilt
Safety -- Eric Berry, Tennessee