Does the streak end for the SEC?

The SEC’s four-year streak of producing the national champion in football is going to end sometime.
Is this the year?
We’ll see how some of those younger players stepping into big shoes at Alabama and Florida perform, but the odds of making it five in a row may be stacked against the SEC this season.

For one, regardless of how well you’ve recruited, you don’t lose a combined 16 NFL draft picks and not have at least some trace of a drop-off.

ESPN.com
8/10/10