SEC Football 2009: Never too early to set the lineup

Who cares that the 2008 college football season ended just a week ago? Today, with NFL draft entrees finalized, is the perfect time to speculate about what we think we’ll see next fall in the SEC.
And if you find anyone picking an SEC favorite other than Florida, laugh in their face. Loudly.
With Tim Tebow and Brandon Spikes returning, the Gators appear destined to repeat as league champs. So SEC writer Paul Gattis examines what looks like a race for second-place:

SEC East

2008 record: 13-1.
Key returners: QB Tim Tebow, LB Brandon Spikes, RB Jeffrey Demps.
Key losses: WR Percy Harvin, WR Louis Murphy, T Jason Watkins.