It is almost that time of the year when we find out who the 2012 Heisman Trophy winner is going to be. But the near future holds more than that for a couple of these candidates, who hope to make a living playing in the NFL.
There are many former Heisman winners in the NFL, including the last five recipients. That doesn't even include players such as Reggie Bush, Carson Palmer and even Charles Woodson, who won the award as far back as 1997.
But even with the success of past award winners, just because you tear it up in college does not mean your future is bright in the big boy league.
Let's take a look at the top Heisman candidates from 2012 and see if they will be able to hack it in the NFL.