Talent and the SEC can usually be found in the same sentence when it comes to talking about the best players in college football.
And with Missouri and Texas A&M set to join the conference for the upcoming season, the SEC’s pool of talent is about to increase even more.
With nine players selected in the first round of April’s NFL draft, the SEC has continued to serve as the home of not only some of the best players in college football, but also players projected to contribute at the next level.
Included in this grouping of athletes may be some of the best skill players in the nation.
From Patrick Willis and Tim Tebow to Cam Newton and Trent Richardson, the SEC has produced skill players who have not only left their marks at the college level, but are also attempting to do the same in the NFL.
Although the SEC has numerous players who are capable of having great years, here’s a look at 12 skill players from the conference who should continue the trend and shine this season.