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Jess Nicholas, TideFans.com Editor-In-Chief
The Bulldogs will sneak up on no one this year, though, and there are some holes that need to be either filled or at least patched over. MSU still doesn’t have the depth of the best teams in the conference, but there are plenty of veterans on both sides of the ball.
This year, the Rebels again play host to a transferring quarterback, again have questions on the offensive line and at wide receiver, and again have no depth anywhere. This could be the kind of season that gets Nutt shelled.
While the Crimson Tide has been at the top of most polls, LSU finds itself well in the hunt, and ahead of Alabama in many aspects.
The real issue for Auburn is the early defection of 2010 Heisman Trophy winner Cam Newton at quarterback. Only the fear of Auburn’s unique offense would seem to lend any hope to the Tigers being more than a mid-level player this season.
Arkansas enters 2011 with a legitimate chance to make a run at a national championship. The Razorbacks boast the conference’s most dynamic offense, but it’s the defense that is turning heads in Fayetteville.
Alabama has the best defense in the SEC West and maybe the nation. Filling holes at wide receiver, offensive tackle and defensive line are the biggest challenges.
Which teams will win which games and which awards. The games will, eventually, take care of the talk themselves. Is the 2011 season is filled with potential shockers?
In this first comparison box, you’ll see the teams compared against each other within their respective divisions. The team with the highest score is ranked first. At the end of the report, we’ll summarize.
A look at the incoming freshmen and transfer signees on the 2011 Alabama football team, and a quick assessment of which will and won’t play this upcoming season.
Predicting the SEC E/W, SEC Championship Game, and order of finish and the Top 25.