The pre and post-game hype will focus on Florida State's Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston and Auburn's finalist, running back Tre Mason. NFL scouts, however, won't forget the impact made by a pair of "undersized" defenders who early on looked like MVP candidates in this game.
Florida State aims to finally snap the SEC's BCS championship streak against the underdog Auburn Tigers.
While star quarterback Jameis Winston is without a doubt one of the best players in college football, his talented supporting cast is a direct result of the recruiting success of Florida State, particularly during the 2011 cycle.
Florida State looks to defend its 2012 ACC title with six new assistant coaches and several new faces in starter's roles this spring.
Now that the deadline for underclassmen entering the NFL Draft has passed, it's time to check in on the programs hit the hardest by early departure and, yes, it's the SEC that took the brunt of early exits.

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