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Marcus Lattimore, South Carolina
Hard to consider him a darkhorse or honorable mention, but the Gamecocks may lose three games next season since they have arguably the toughest schedule in the SEC.
Tajh Boyd, Clemson
Has a chance though slammin' Sammy Watkins could steal a ton of votes.
Eddie Lacy, Alabama
Trent Richardson will likely be gone and whether or not Barrett Jones returns like he said he will, Lacy can put up big numbers.
James White, Wisconsin
Under the radar back that can become a future star as he has that speed all kids coming of Florida seem to have.
Rex Burkhead, Nebraska
Best north-south runner in the game combined with his elusiveness.
Keith Price, Washington
After his Alamo Bowl performance, why wouldn't he be on this list?
Knile Davis, Arkansas
Barring he returns 110 percent from his ankle, this Pig Sooey can go bonkers with Tyler Wilson at quarterback.
Tyler Wilson, Arkansas
Coming off a First-Team All-SEC automatically puts him on this list.
E.J. Manuel, Florida State
The Noles need to run the table or come close for Manuel to have any shot of getting invited. He has a star receiver in Rashad Greene that may help him throw for close to 25-30 TDs.
David Wilson, Virginia Tech*
He should come back, but let us keep a close eye on him in the Sugar Bowl.
Braxton Miller, Ohio State*
He could be the Matt Barkley of this past season since the Buckeyes will not be ranked in the BCS or be playing in any sort of bowl next year.
Tyrann Mathieu, LSU
The "Honey Badger" may deserve to crack my Top 5, but it is impossible to do what he did in consecutive seasons. He may still be blitzing and making some plays, but the touchdowns will go down because nobody will throw it or punt it at him.
Darron Thomas, Oregon
Some Duck will either get invited or come close to and I believe their signal caller has the best shot, though Kenjon Barner or DeAnthony Thomas are not bad choices.
Collin Klein, Taylor Martinez, Casey Pachall, Mike Glennon, Geno Smith, Teddy Bridgewater, Marcus Coker, Cierre Wood and Isaiah Crowell.