The Florida Gators were literally one or two plays away from reaching the BCS National Championship Game this past season. Instead, they finished in third place in the final regular-season BCS standings and were relegated to the Sugar Bowl.
Will Muschamp's squad came out of nowhere to become one of the lead title contenders in college football. Despite a new starting quarterback and one of the toughest schedules in the country, Florida fought and clawed past opponents en route to an eleven-win season.
This year's edition of the Gators will have to overcome similar obstacles in order to reach the promised land for the first time since January of 2009. All eyes will be on Gainesville to see if the orange and blue can overcome new challenges and prove that last season's performance was no fluke.
Here are six things that could get in the way of another Gator title run.