Surprisingly, a high NFL Draft pick has little correlation with success in college. And as Troy Smith and others have learned the hard way, a Heisman Trophy has little to do with success in the NFL.
NFL teams aren't concerned with collegiate accolades, but instead with 40-yard dash times, size, and strength.
Because teams are so focused on selecting players who fit their physical guidelines, they routinely pass up solid players who excelled in college. And many players who were top performers for their respective teams are passed up just because they are "small."
Quarterbacks are overlooked more than any other position, and many of this year's top players could go undrafted. Let's take a look at five quarterbacks who have excelled in college, but may not be playing on Sundays.