Troy Smith's glorious career at Ohio State wasn't enough to make many people believe he could be a reliable starter in the NFL.
Four years into his pro career, Smith will get a chance to show what he can do when he starts for the 49ers against the Broncos this week in London.
If history is any indication, he probably won't have a great deal of success.
Smith certainly isn't the first former Buckeye quarterback to struggle at the next level.
Here's a look at how nine of Ohio State's best quarterbacks fared in the NFL and what exactly went wrong.