Many critics of the Auburn Tigers are skeptical of their potential in 2012, but they are basing their caution on the 2011 season when the team was filled with young, inexperienced players.
Well, those young players are now all grown up, and the veterans from the 2010 championship season will be even better with a stronger supporting cast.
In football, every player on the team is valuable, even its weakest link. The stronger links, however, sometimes have to carry some extra weight and pick up the slack when needed.
So who will be Auburn's MVP in 2012? Here are my seven picks, which includes both offense and defense.