It won't be easy, but with some immense talent on defense and a potential star in the making, the Florida Gators have a chance to get back to the top of the SEC in 2012.
Sure, playing against the national champion Alabama Crimson Tide and the LSU Tigers doesn't make life easy, but Will Muschamp and his team have reason to be optimistic this season.
With disappointing quarterback John Brantley having moved on to the NFL (for now), it's up to former mega-prospect Jeff Driskel to grasp the reigns of the offense.
Luckily for Driskel, he'll have a strong defense to lean on, as the Gators boast a wealth of NFL-caliber talent at every level.
Let's take a look at three reasons why the Gators will be back in the