Today, we continue unveiling our national unit rankings with special teams. We've unveiled one per day since Aug. 25 and end Tuesday with overall coaching staffs.
The No. 1 team in the special teams ranking has one of the nation's best-known return men and gets back its kicker and punter. The team also is known for blocking kicks.
Here are the special teams rankings. Next up: coaching staffs.
SPECIAL TEAMS UNIT RANKINGS
1. Florida BUZZ: P Chas Henry might be the best in the nation. K Jonathan Phillips went 12-of-13 on field-goal attempts last season and made an SEC-record 78 extra points. Return man Brandon James is excellent. Oh, yeah – the Gators blocked nine kicks last season, including five punts.
4. Miami BUZZ: K/P Matt Bosher might be the best double-duty kicker in the nation. The return teams should be among the most productive in the nation; the same goes with the coverage units.
5. Michigan State BUZZ: The Spartans may have the nation's best kicker/punter combo in K Brett Swenson and P Aaron Bates. Swenson led the Big Ten with 22 field goals last season. The return units should be at least solid, if not excellent.