Andrews, a sophomore offensive tackle, returns for this year's campaign following an All-America freshman season that saw him garner second-team All-SEC honors. He is a consensus preseason All-SEC selection, and has also been named to the Outland Trophy and Lombardi Award watch lists.
Hamlin returns for his junior season, following a stellar sophomore season at free safety. He has been named as a first or second-team pre-season All-American by numerous publications. He has also been named as a Bronko Nagurski Player of the Year nominee after recording 118 tackles in 2001.
Richardson, a cornerback and kickoff returner, is listed as one of the nation's top return specialists prior to his junior season. He returned 18 kicks for 416 yards and one touchdown, including a 98-yard touchdown return against Weber State. He averaged 23.1 yards per return in 2001. He has also been listed to numerous first-team All-SEC lists at cornerback.