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Troy Smith to Start for 49ers: Why Ohio State QBs Can't Cut It in the NFL

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Troy Smith to Start for 49ers: Why Ohio State QBs Can't Cut It in the NFL
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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.

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