With the 2013 season fewer than three months away, preseason predictions are to be expected. The SEC has some of the nation's best scoring defenses (six of the top 20), but where do the offensive lines fit in this equation?
First, the offensive line's job is to create opportunities for the entirety of the offense. Secondly, the line is responsible for making room specifically for the running backs. Both of these responsibilities include statistical verification in the form of total offense and rushing offense.
While there are fluctuations in success rates from season to season, overall performance was determined from a four-year average. Also, many SEC teams have new head coaches, and two teams have been in the conference for only one season. Both factors were taken into consideration.
Here are the 14 SEC offensive lines, ranked from worst to best.