Gators to fight complacency with rugged offseason

Gainesville, Fla.—No one here will come out and say it but I will: Barring a series of catastrophic injuries talent, or the lack of it, will not keep Florida from repeating as national champions. As I wrote after the BCS national championship game last January, this program has separated itself from the rest of the SEC East when it comes to the sheer number of championship caliber players on its roster. While every other team in the SEC has significant holes to fill this spring, Florida may enter preseason practice in August with only one significant position concern—and I’m not making this up—at long snapper.

The major worry here, with the spring game coming up Saturday, is the one that scares players and coaches the most.