It is no secret the SEC has been the most dominant conference in all of college football. It has produced boatloads of NFL talent, has won the last six BCS National Championships and currently has six teams in the AP Poll, two of which are the top two teams.
Even some of the SEC teams that aren't ranked have a great chance to sniff the polls sometime throughout the year. Yes, even the struggling squads in this conference appear to have more talent than many of the other teams across the country.
With three weeks down, and everybody developing a good idea of where each team stacks up, here are five SEC programs that are guaranteed to finish the 2012 season as a ranked team.