There was no mistaking the most important battle during the spring of 2012 for the Florida Gators. It was the battle to be the team's starting quarterback. Jeff Driskel and Jacoby Brissett waged a neck-and-neck battle that carried not only into the summer, but also the first game of the season. As all Gator fans are aware, Driskel emerged and led the squad to a resurgent 2012 season.
One year later, Driskel has an all but unbreakable grasp on the same position. However, there are a few other positions at which conflicts over starting nods are bound to emerge. They will include players on offense, defense and even special teams. In each case, the ultimate goal will be to find someone that can contribute to a winning formula on par with that of last season.
Here are seven of the most important position battles that will be waged during Florida's spring practice.