Special teams. Special times.

Think back to some of the best moments in 2015, and there’s a good chance the special teams were involved.

Jim McElwain certainly won’t forget his first encounter with the Mad Hatter.

LSU scored the go-ahead touchdown after faking a field goal in their 35-28 win over Florida. Both teams entered undefeated and ranked in the Top 10.

But that wasn’t even the biggest special teams play between heavyweights.

The tide turned in the national championship game when Alabama recovered an onside kick immediately after booting a tying field goal. Marlon Humphrey’s recovery led to the touchdown that put the Tide ahead to stay in a 40-35 victory over Clemson.

That dramatic 10-point surge sealed the Tide’s fourth national title in seven years.

“I made the decision to do it because the score was (tied) and we were tired on defense and weren’t doing a great job of getting them stopped and felt like if we didn’t do something or take a chance to change the momentum of the game that we wouldn’t have a chance to win,” Nick Saban told reporters afterward.

Jan 11, 2016; Glendale, AZ, USA; Alabama Crimson Tide defensive back Marlon Humphrey (26) celebrates after recovering an onside kick against the Clemson Tigers in the 2016 CFP National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

Will 2016 provide more electric moments, and possibly a record-breaking effort from Tennessee’s Evan Berry?

We broke down each SEC team’s special teams play and determined whether they’ll be better or worse in 2016.

Alabama: Better will be a tall task, but Tide will be plenty good enough

Arkansas: Hogs return key players on special teams

Auburn: Tigers’ only All-SEC first-teamer was their kicker

Florida: Hello, Eddy Pineiro

Georgia: Returners ahead of kickers at this point

Kentucky: Austin MacGinnis provides reliable leg

LSU: Last year was a blip; 2016 will be better

Mississippi State: Everybody returns, making this unit a strength

Missouri: Mizzou has a great punter but doesn’t want to use him as much

Ole Miss: Fewer questions here than elsewhere on roster

South Carolina: Gamecocks need a boost from return game

Tennessee: Electric Evan Berry leads the way

Texas A&M: Christian Kirk is Aggies’ home run threat

Vanderbilt: Specials teams need more opportunities to shine

Chris Wright is Executive Editor at SaturdayDownSouth.com. Email him at cwright@saturdaydownsouth.com.