Gator fans know how it feels to be on top. They also know how long the fall from the top can be.
After losing 11 games in two seasons, the Gators rebounded in 2012, surprising most of us with their 11-1 record. After a two-year absence, the Gators return to a BCS bowl game and have a chance to end their season with 12 wins.
But can they carry that momentum into 2013?
With some key players on both sides of the ball set to graduate this year and four juniors with NFL aspirations and tough decisions ahead of them, how will Florida reload rather than re-build?
Let's take a look at the five positions where the Gators have huge holes to fill and how they can fill them next season.