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From QBs to linemen to a linebacker and running back, these are the guys who are keys to their teams' success in 2016.
The usual suspects make an appearance, but so do sleepers like Tennessee and Oklahoma State. Sorry, Iowa, don't expect a 2015 repeat.
Patience is waning for Charlie Strong at Texas and James Franklin at Penn State, while Mark Helfrich at Oregon faces a pivotal season.
The coaching carousel looks to have finally stopped in the SEC. So now is a good time to look back at all the new hires since the end of last season.
Could Hurd win the Heisman?
Jalen Hurd might be behind a few SEC running backs as far as odds go. Despite that, our Alex Scarborough can see Hurd holding the trophy in December. Sleeper Heisman candidates
A peek at the biggest games on the schedule in 2016 includes what should be another great Alabama-LSU matchup.
Vols offense looking good for 2016
Tennessee returns an SEC-high nine offensive starters, including QB Joshua Dobbs, RB Jalen Hurd and four offensive line starters. With the experience and talent returning, Butch Jones and the Vols should lead the SEC in a number of key offensive categories in 2016. Top 10 offenses for 2016 (Insider)
This week's Take Two sees SEC reporters Alex Scarborough and Edward Aschoff pick the three nonconference games they're looking forward to most.
Florida State, with all its offensive starters returning, leads the ESPN Football Power Index's top 10 projected offenses for 2016.
With 16 first-round NFL draft picks and seven national award winners in the last 10 years, the SEC's defensive backs have been a talented bunch.
Some SEC fans are elated with their curre recruiting classes. Some are less so. Don't get too comfortable. History says things are likely to change.
The linebacker prospect from LaVergne, Tennessee has two SEC schools on the list, but he isn't ruling anythign out.
The Vols' season will be on the line when they face a daunting four-game stretch vs. Florida, Georgia, Texas A&M and Alabama.
Rosters generally begin to take shape after spring practice, and several players in high-profile programs helped themselves, and their teams, this time around.
Some SEC East schools are off to better starts than others with offensive lineman, but nearly all are vying for No. 1 overall prospect Trey Smith.
How big could the SEC be?
In the spirit of conference expansion chatter, our Ryan McGee has an idea. He shook up the SEC, added four schools and juggled the divisions to help create a more balanced CFB map. Which teams are in the new West and East? Flipping the field
Only four out of 44 ESPN 300 wide receivers are currently committed to SEC schools. Which teams have work left to do?
The Vols have fallen out of the national spotlight over the last decade, but they seem to be moving in the right direction.
Vols will finally have draft breakthrough
After two years of being completely shutout at the NFL draft, don't expect it to happen again. Butch Jones' highly-recruited talent is finally draft-eligible. Teams with most 2017 draft talent (Insider)
Will Barnett be a Colt?
With a mass defensive end exodus on its way for Indianapolis, the Colts will be looking for a pass-rusher in the draft. Derek Barnett could still be available where Indy is projected to be picking next season. Way-too early 2017 mock draft (Insider)