SEC East outlook after spring football

photo Tennessee quarterback Tyler Bray (8) throws a pass during the third quarter in an NCAA college football game against South Carolina at Williams Brice Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 30, 2010, in Columbia, SC. (AP/Rich Glickstein)


Florida got down to five scholarship offensive linemen at one point this spring when Nick Alajajian (knee), Xavier Nixon (ankle), Matt Patchan (wrist), James Wilson (knee) and David Young (knee) were ailing. The Gators also lost running back Mack Brown with a broken fibula, but none of the setbacks were anywhere close to season-ending.

"We expect all of the guys that were injured by around June to be full speed," first-year coach Will Muschamp said. "Especially when we hit fall camp in August, we expect to be at full speed.