Every year departing seniors leave voids on rosters that are difficult to replace. Experience is a major factor in college football, and losing a lot of it at once hurts no matter how much talent remains on roster.
Ten teams will struggle mightily heading into the new year as they look to replace a host of key seniors from the 2012 team. Some were award winners and finalists, while others filled roles with their teams for the past four years.
Here is a look at the teams that will struggle to replace the senior leadership heading into the 2013 season.