The Gators need several freshmen to make instant impacts in 2013, but Florida's recent history shows that it's rare for even three freshmen to do so.
Florida is likely to have just two prospects -- defensive tackle Jaye Howard and running back Chris Rainey -- selected in the NFL draft.
GatorNation's Michael DiRocco breaks down the draft-ability of the Gators' NFL prospects.
Florida's dearth of senior leadership can be traced to the troubled Class of 2008.
In Mike DiRocco's Sunday Night Quarterback he looks at coach Will Muschamp's attemps to avoid a losing season in his first year as Florida's coach.
In Mike DiRocco's Sunday Night Quarterback he looks at how defensive tackle Jaye Howard finally put it all together in his senior season.