In SEC football, like many power conferences, a number of talented players are relegated to reserve roles because of logjams at their respective positions.
One late spring departure perfectly illustrates that point for the SEC.
Former Texas A&M quarterback Matt Joeckel left the program, apparently convinced he wouldn’t win the starting spot.
He ultimately chose TCU as his new destination, where he seems like a front-runner for the starting position.
Today we try to find more players who, like Joeckel, could leave their current programs and find substantially more playing time elsewhere.
SEC coaches aren’t especially keen on releasing post-spring practice depth charts, so much of this list consists of best guesses.
Here’s our list.