Breaking down where the Gators' defensive depth chart stands following spring practice.
The defense loses quite a few key players from 2012's lockdown unit, but there are several young Gators that will get an opportunity to shine.
An outstanding performance by the secondary backed up strong efforts by the line and linebackers, creating a strong Gators defensive unit.
After giving up two fourth down touchdown passes in last season's loss to Georgia, the Florida secondary, ranked No. 3 in the nation, is looking for redemption against the Bulldogs.
Whether it's Andre Debose, De'Ante Saunders or Marcus Roberson, Florida's punt returners are all struggling with the decision of whether to catch the ball, let it bounce or make a fair catch.
Florida's cornerbacks should prove to be a fearsome foursome for opposing quarterbacks. While coach Will Muschamp says matchups will dictate playing time more than set starting jobs, the friendly competition is intense.
After missing time as a freshman with a scary neck injury, Marcus Roberson is back to play a big role as one of the Gators' starting cornerbacks.
Forcing turnovers will be emphasized in Florida's spring practice, especially among the cornerbacks, who intercepted just one pass last season.
The Gators have talent and depth in the secondary, one of the few positions with good competition. Michael DiRocco breaks down the Florida defense by position.