The SEC is full of burgeoning superstars and big name players with breakout potential.
This isn't necessarily about those guys. This is about the guys that are flying a little bit below the radar. The ones whose names aren't spoken of on a daily, or even weekly, basis.
Every team in the conference has at least one player who you can legitimately label a "sleeper". He may not be the "X" factor on any given week, but his consistent and tireless contributions are noticeable. So noticeable, in fact, that by the middle of the season, you just might start to hear his name in a low whisper.
The whisper might become a dull mumble as the season draws to a close. And then, by virtue of one big game where he shines so brilliantly that he can no longer be ignored...BOOM! You have a bonafide playmaker on your hands.
In the meantime, you sit and wait for him to become the player that you never thought he could. So, while you wait, I offer the following candidates to you...