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Ranking the Florida Position Groups

Matt Elam anchors the Florida secondary

It's not much of a surprise that the three position units on the defensive side came up on the top of this list. It's what the position units on the offensive side of the ball do that will determine the level of success Florida has this season. There's plenty of talent on the defensive side of the ball that can lead the Gators in 2012, but the offense must make progress for a team improvement.

This story was a lot tougher than I expected. There are arguments to be made for and against most of these position groups. 1. Secondary: Safety Matt Elam and cornerback Marcus Roberson are the cornerstones of the Florida secondary this year. Elam had a big season in 2011 as a sophomore and should produce a strong enough season to go pro after 2012. Roberson started his first game as a freshman...

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