The Florida State running game is dramatically improved from a year ago.
Redshirt senior defensive tackle Omar Hunter has been impressed with what he called old-man strength from juco transfer Damien Jacobs.
Oftentimes bowl trips are financial busts, but Michigan turned a small profit from its Sugar Bowl triumph.
After looking at the biggest busts in Florida's recruiting history (called 'The 10 Who Never Were'), GatorNation examines UF's biggest surprises on a list called 'The 10 Who Came From Nowhere.'
LSU has brought in some of the nation's top recruits, but some players, such as Ryan Perrilloux and Al Woods, never lived up to expectations.
There are a lot of highly regarded Alabama Crimson Tide recruits who never panned out, including Mike Ford, Star Jackson and Jimmy Johns.
Georgia's 10 Who Never Were: The top 10 recruits who were carried into Athens on the shoulders of fans' expectations, and fell from the heights rather quickly and with a thud.
UF has had its share of highly touted prospects who didn't come close to fulfilling their promise on the field. Here are "10 Who Never Were."
Marcus Dupree, Rhett Bomar headline the Oklahoma Sooners' hyped prospects who never panned out
The 2011 football bust centered on a senior class that has been through some bad times but emerged to lead a Michigan revival.
Florida's 2008 recruiting class was considered one of the best in the nation. That assessment, however, came on signing day. Upon further review, it's clear the class wasn't so special.
Oklahoma Sooners receiver Jaz Reynolds returns from 'humiliating' experience, fills in admirably.