Playing in the SEC means dealing with pressure, but some players feel that tension more than others. Here are the SEC East players under the most.
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The Tigers will have a chance to make a November stand with three consecutive SEC East games, including home dates with Florida and Tennessee.
Houston-area WR O'shae Clark put up astronomical numbers, but at 5-8, 160 it will be interesting to see if he holds up to the rigors of the SEC.
Charles Harris came on late in 2016 for the Tigers and projects as a late first-rounder among a deep and dynamic group of edge defenders in this year's draft class.
Last season's SEC running backs featured some surprising standouts, many of whom are poised for another big effort in 2017.
With Minkah Fitzpatrick back after leading the SEC in picks in 2016, Alabama looks to have the best defensive backfield in the SEC as spring arrives.
Alabama and LSU rank at the top among the SEC's defensive front sevens, while Auburn and Georgia also bring back some talent.
With three starters returning and high-level recruits arriving, Alabama maintain its spot the front of the line, despite losing Cam Robinson.
A look at the SEC's pass-catching groups heading into spring practice.
Once again, Washington will refrain from much heavy lifting in its nonconference schedule. The Huskies headline the teams who are keeping it light out of conference play in 2017.
Alabama has an explosive one-two punch in the backfield. So does Georgia, when both are healthy. But LSU might have the best SEC back of them all.
Not much changes from the past batch of SEC Power Rankings, but this one gives a little more insight into what teams will be working with this spring.
How did signing day affect the SEC quarterback rankings. Alabama leads the pack, but Auburn could be moving up soon.
Missouri coach Barry Odom hired his younger brother as outside linebackers coach on Friday in a move the school says doesn't violate state law against nepotism.
South Carolina and Mississippi State landed top-25 classes, but that was only good enough to place eighth and ninth in the SEC.
Stop us if you've heard this one before: Alabama finished with the nation's best class and the SEC dominated on the recruiting trail.
SEC country loaded with talent
Slightly more than half of the players listed among the ESPN 300 for 2017 reside in the SEC footbprint. The ACC is the only other conference with more than one quarter of those prospects in their backyard.
The TIgers got huge contributions from rookies on the offensive side, with leading rusher Damarea Crockett and tackle Tyler Howell.
With depth and experience aplenty, and some youth to back that up, Missouri's offensive line should be something Barry Odom can count on in Season 2.