A year ago, the Florida Gators won the fewest games in program history since 2004.
In 2012, the Gators showed marked improvement across the board in going 11-1, earning the No. 3 spot in the BCS Top 25.
Thanks to a lights-out defense, powerful running game and flawless special teams, Will Muschamp's team took down a who's who of opponents in recording the most victories since the Gators went 13-1 in both 2008 and 2009.
With a roster largely the same as 2011, the Gators achieved new heights due to the improvement of several key players.
Let's take a look at which Gators made the biggest strides in 2012.