The SEC isn't just college football's most talented conference, its also the sport's most passionate. Midwestern fan-bases like Michigan or Ohio State can compete in a vacuum, but as a whole, there is no conference more manic than the Southeastern.
But passion is a two-way street, manifesting itself in both love for one's favorite team and disdain for all its opponents. SEC fans live and die by their school's success, and whenever that success is denied, there has to be a culprit.
Not all good players are hated—Johnny Football, for instance, though certainly divisive, is still probably a fan-favorite (especially after beating Alabama)—but all hated players, for the most part, are good. Otherwise hating them wouldn't be worth the time.
Here are five SEC players who opposing fans will obliterate in 2013: