Alabama may have the top linebacker tandem in the SEC this upcoming season, with the athletic Shaun Dion Hamilton and Rashaan Evans roaming the field.
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Alabama has an All-American receiver who could be a first-round draft choice. The receiving corps of some other SEC teams have strength in numbers.
One player in a great backfield duo makes the other stronger. Here's a look at the best backfield duos (or trios) in the SEC.
Neal trades his cleats for spikes
Former South Carolina WR D.J. Neal was selected by the Toronto Blue Jays in the 26th round of the MLB draft on Wednesday. Neal had eight catches for 104 yards in his career with the Gamecocks. He wouldn't be the first Blue Jay with SEC experience: Top prospect Anthony Alford played defensive back for the Ole Miss Rebels.
Minkah Fitzpatrick is expected to reach the number as the star Alabama defensive back picked off six passes in 2016.
A pair of Kentucky Wildcats reached triple figures in tackles last season -- and both are back this year. Can they do it again?
The nine returning SEC players that broke the 1,000-yard mark in '16 are candidates to do it again, along with several others, including an Alabama RB.
While Drew Lock and Austin Allen are expected to achieve the feat again in 2017, the likes of Jacob Eason and Shea Patterson could make a leap.
SEC teams have quite a few talented receivers returning to the fold in 2017. So who are the five best pass-catchers in the conference?
Alabama has talent in numbers. Florida needs someone to throw the ball to its talent. And the talent is developing at Missouri and South Carolina.