Each season there are a handful of players who separate themselves from their respective teams.
They are the athletes who demonstrated a season or two ago that talent was there, it just had to be tapped. They teased you with greatness as they began to break away from team performance and show you individually they are just as important as the team itself.
They are the elite players who forget they are playing college football, and start putting on a 13-game display for every NFL scout and agent to ponder over. Find your popcorn and wallow out the sweet spot in your recliner, because watching these guys will be just like going to the movies.
Here are the SEC's top 20 players—in no particular order—who will step it up in 2011.