With Ryan Perrilloux serving yet another suspension, Jarrett Lee finally gets the time to shine. There are those who do not think he is ready to be the man, time will tell. Harvard transfer Andrew Hatch will get some snaps as well
Jacob Hester is gone, but don't get too down in the dumps. It is quite the crowded cabin in the back field with Keiland Williams, Charles Scott and Richard Murphy being the primary ball carriers. Look for Steven Ridley to have a
It will seem strange without Early Doucet for the first time in four seasons, but look for Demetrius Byrd to become an ever bigger star. Also, this should be about the time Terrance Tolliver will begin growing into that every-down type receiver.
Big Herm will be on a mission to cap off a career with his best year yet.
Lyle Hitt was one of the biggest question marks last season at right guard. He turned out to be one of the most pleasant surprises.
* - currently serving indefinite suspension, spring status unknown
Has there ever been a better story than that of Kirston Pittman. Patient sixth-year senior was granted another year of eligibility.
The hero of the BCS National Championship Game, who knows just how good Ricky Jean-Francois really can be when he is able to play the whole season.
Tyson Jackson didn't have the kind of junior season that could have forced early entry to the NFL Draft. He won't make the same mistake again.
Darry Beckwith is the lone returning starter in a very thin linebacking corps. He is a hard hitter, but is going to need some help from the youngsters.
Chad Jones is the heir apparent at strong safety. Following in Craig Steltz's hard-hitting mold, Jones made quite an impact as a true freshman. But baseball will limit his snaps this spring, so watch out for Harry Coleman.
Curtis Taylor is the lone returning starter in the secondary. As the old man roaming the defensive backfield, he'll get ready to welcome brothers Brandon and Jhyryn to the team.
Colt David will be eyeing the SEC and national record books next season. There are still serious issues as to who will kickoff as it proved to be up for grabs as late as the BCS title game.
Trindon Holliday will be busy running track this spring so expect Keiland Williams to get a lot of extra reps. Also, new special teams coordinator Joe Robinson will look to solidify a third kick returning
Like at kick returner, Chad Jones and Jared Mitchell will miss a lot of practice playing baseball. The Tigers never settled on a full-time return man and lost early Doucet. The job is wide open.