Despite 35 ex-Bulldogs on active NFL rosters in 2012, Georgia hopes to finally end an eight-year drought since a Dawg defender became a first-round pick.
National signing day has not been fruitful for Georgia when it comes to blue-chip offensive tackle prospects, a trend the Bulldogs hope to reverse this year.
While Georgia might return up to 19 starters from this season's 10-4 squad, there are some unanswered questions on the offensive line that need addressing.
Aaron Murray's staying power could alter Georgia's depth at QB, along with Orson Charles' decision on the NFL shifting things at TE. A look at Georgia's early 2012 depth chart.
The Dawgs are still hoping for a commitment from Keith Marshall, the nation's No. 2 RB, but there are some intriguing in-state prospects at the position.
Georgia has several key members of its offensive line graduating, so linemen will be a critical piece for the 2012 class.
The 2012 class needs more help along the offensive line, and the Bulldogs probably will find some of that help in the junior college ranks.
UGA's 2012 commitments have a much more positive outlook on the direction of the program after the loss to South Carolina.