Why UGA won't win SEC East

Several areas of weakness could derail the Bulldogs' division title hopes

Updated: March 21, 2012, 9:41 AM ET
By KC Joyner | ESPN Insider
Aaron MurrayKim Klement/US PresswireQuestions along the line and in the receiving corps will make things difficult for Murray.

Last year the Georgia Bulldogs finally found a way out of their slump. They won 10 games for the first time since 2008, beat Florida for the first time in four seasons and won the SEC East division title that had evaded them since 2005.

Since the Dawgs have All-SEC quarterback Aaron Murray returning and a favorable schedule that does not include contests against the Alabama Crimson Tide, Arkansas Razorbacks and LSU Tigers, it would seem logical to think that they could repeat and perhaps even exceed their 2011 performance.

But as promising as this team's 2012 prospects might look after a quick viewing, closer examination makes it clear that the Bulldogs could have a very tough time repeating as division champs. Here are six reasons:

Reason No. 1: Aaron Murray is still too inconsistent