College Football 2012: 10 Quarterbacks Doomed to Underachieve

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College Football 2012: 10 Quarterbacks Doomed to Underachieve
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If your friend would've told you at this time last year that the quarterback from Baylor was going to win the Heisman Trophy in the fall, what would you have said?

Other than the obvious concern for his or her mental health, you would likely have boasted how Oklahoma's Landry Jones and Boise State's Kellen Moore were locks to attend the trophy ceremony, and Baylor could never produce a Heisman Trophy winner because, well, because they're Baylor.

As it turns out, your seemingly crazy friend was right. Quarterback play in college football is highly unpredictable. Who would have thought Jones would still be in Norman? Who would have thought Dayne Crist and Garrett Gilbert would be at Kansas and SMU respectively? Not me and probably not anyone.

As the 2012 season quickly approaches, here are 10 quarterbacks who will receive plenty of attention leading up to kickoff but are likely to disappoint once toe meets leather in less than three months.


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