Ricky Barnum arrived at Michigan as the No. 4 guard in the class of 2008, but it still took him three years before he became a starter.
Dominique Easley came on at defensive end late in 2012 for the Gators, but after losing both starters at defensive tackle, Florida might need Easley to move back inside.
With several starters NFL-bound, Alabama has plenty of players lined up to fill the holes.
While having depth at quarterback is a good thing, Texas might have some issues with divisiveness in 2013 and beyond.
An outstanding performance by the secondary backed up strong efforts by the line and linebackers, creating a strong Gators defensive unit.
Defensive tackle Will Heininger made the journey from walk-on to starter as a senior, but an injury cost him his final game, the Sugar Bowl.