July 19, 2012; Hoover, AL, USA; Georgia Bulldogs coach Mark Richt answers questions during the 2012 SEC media days press conference at the Wynfrey Hotel. Mandatory Credit: Kelly Lambert-US PRESSWIRE

SEC Football Previews: Saying Hello And Shooting For 7

The SEC aims to keep its championship streak alive while importing a pair of alien institutions. Bill Connelly previews all 14 teams, one by one.

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2012 Alabama Football Preview: Acceptance

Aesthetics don't matter much to Nick Saban, but they don't have to. Sabanball will continue to churn out ridiculous win totals and defensive numbers in 2012, and the offense will likely thrive, too, whether you notice or not.

Related: Alabama's complete 2012 statistical profile, including projected starters, year-to-year trends and rankings galore.

For more on Tide football, visit Alabama blog Roll 'Bama Roll, plus SEC blog Team Speed Kills.

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2012 Florida Football Preview: Paper, Potential And Production

Florida's still one of the most talented teams in the country, but will a new offense and Will Muschamp's second year help ensure it's all running in the same direction?

Related: Florida's complete 2012 statistical profile, including projected starters, year-to-year trends and rankings galore.

For more on Gators football, visit Florida blog Alligator Army, plus SEC blog Team Speed Kills and SB Nation Tampa Bay.

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2012 LSU Football Preview: Precious Les And 1 More Win

In 2011, Les Miles fielded his most Milesian team, right down to its limitations. In 2012, a new secondary attempts to hold the fort while a new quarterback tries to show that the Tigers can throw the ball when they absolutely have to this time around.

Related: LSU's complete 2012 statistical profile, including projected starters, year-to-year trends and rankings galore.

For more on Tigers football, visit LSU blog And The Valley Shook, plus SEC blog Team Speed Kills.

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2012 Georgia Football Preview: Winning Time

After a 10-game winning streak in 2011, Georgia faces preseason expectations (i.e. a Top 10 ranking) for the first time since 2008. Welcome back, Mark Richt.

Related: Georgia's complete 2012 statistical profile, including projected starters, year-to-year trends and rankings galore.

For more on Bulldogs football, visit Georgia blog Dawg Sports, plus SEC blog Team Speed Kills and SB Nation Atlanta.

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2012 Arkansas Football Preview: Hot Piss And The Nitro Button

The Hogs will field another strong, entertaining, occasionally devastating team this fall, and they will be bigger and stronger than they were a year ago, but I'm struggling with the hype a bit here.

Related: Arkansas' complete 2012 statistical profile, including projected starters, year-to-year trends and rankings galore.

For more on Razorbacks football, visit Arkansas blog Arkansas Expats, plus SEC blog Team Speed Kills.

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2012 Missouri Football Preview: Answers Forthcoming

Typically, Missouri surges with a second-year starting quarterback in tow. But typically, Missouri doesn't join the SEC in a quarterback's second year either. Gary Pinkel, James Franklin and company have a lot of questions to answer as they make the move.

Related: Missouri's complete 2012 statistical profile, including projected starters, year-to-year trends and rankings galore.

For more on Tigers football, visit Mizzou blog Rock M Nation, plus SEC blog Team Speed Kills and SB Nation Kansas City.

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2012 Auburn Football Preview: Four Stars And Late-Game Magic

Heading into 2012, the sheer quantity of Auburn's four- and five-star signees is the largest reason for optimism, but if you believe more in proven production, the Tigers might still be a year away from returning to the big-time.

Related: Auburn's complete 2012 statistical profile, including projected starters, year-to-year trends and rankings galore.

For more on Tigers football, visit Auburn blog College And Magnolia, plus SEC blog Team Speed Kills.

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2012 South Carolina Football Preview: Your Guess Is As Good As Mine

To me, anything between 7-5 and 11-1 is a distinct possibility. And please don't ask me to commit to either extreme.

Related: South Carolina's complete 2012 statistical profile, including projected starters, year-to-year trends and rankings galore.

For more on Gamecocks football, visit South Carolina blog Garnet And Black Attack, plus SEC blog Team Speed Kills.

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2012 Mississippi State Football Preview: Niche Life

A senior-heavy depth chart and a manageable home (and non-conference) schedule provide Mississippi State with a serious opportunity in 2012: mainstream success for a niche artist. (As long as "mainstream success" doesn't include a division crown, anyway.)

Related: Mississippi State's complete 2012 statistical profile, including projected starters, year-to-year trends and rankings galore.

For more on Bulldogs football, visit MSU blog For Whom The Cowbell Tolls, plus SEC blog Team Speed Kills.

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2012 Tennessee Football Preview: The Dooley '12 Campaign

Derek Dooley inherited quite a mess when he was elected head coach of Tennessee in 2010. But to earn another term in this election year, his oft-flaky, oft-injured Vols will need to manufacture some good luck and improve as much as their experience level suggests they should.

Related: Tennessee's complete 2012 statistical profile, including projected starters, year-to-year trends and rankings galore.

For more on Volunteers football, visit Tennessee blog Rocky Top Talk, plus SEC blog Team Speed Kills.

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2012 Texas A&M Football Preview: I'm Not Saying, I'm Just Saying

A darkhorse is a team that is both quite flawed (potentially fatally so) and loaded with potential. A year after a combination of bad luck and clammy hands turned a Top 20 team into a massive disappointment, you might want to reserve a seat in the front car of the "Texas A&M As Darkhorse" bandwagon, just in case. (And this comes from someone who told you to leap off the A&M bandwagon as quickly as possible last year.)

Related: Texas A&M's complete 2012 statistical profile, including projected starters, year-to-year trends and rankings galore.

For more on Aggies football, visit SEC blog Team Speed Kills, plus SB Nation Houston.

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2012 Ole Miss Football Preview: Brown Liquor And Bipolarity

Ole Miss does nothing halfway. They only do spectacular turnaround, strong highs, and dizzying lows. With history as our guide, then, it seems new head coach Hugh Freeze will either engineer yet another amazing reversal of fortune or somehow take the Rebels even lower than they were in 2011.

Related: Ole Miss' complete 2012 statistical profile, including projected starters, year-to-year trends and rankings galore.

For more on Rebels football, visit Ole Miss blog Red Cup Rebellion, plus SEC blog Team Speed Kills.

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2012 Vanderbilt Football Preview: A Blank Slate And Some Attitude

In just one season, James Franklin transformed Vanderbilt from a near-laughing stock to a mean, smart, physical football team capable of beating just about anybody. Can the Commodores surge again in 2012, or will they simply be hoping to consolidate their 2011 gains?

Related: Vanderbilt's complete 2012 statistical profile, including projected starters, year-to-year trends and rankings galore.

For more on Vandy football, visit Vanderbilt blog Anchor Of Gold, plus SEC blog Team Speed Kills.

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