Terrelle Pryor was clearly the best player in this year’s Sugar Bowl. With a five game suspension looming for next season, Pryor has to start wondering if his draft stock is going to get any higher than it is now. With the NFL Rookie Wage Scale likely to be in effect for the 2012 NFL Draft, this is also Pryor’s last opportunity to negotiate his contract. If he comes out next year he’ll have to take what he’s given.
So if Pryor heads for greener pastures, what will that do for Ohio State? No doubt they’d be a little worse off than they are now at the quarterback position. But would they suffer overall? Here is a look at the five bad and the five good for Ohio State will fare if Terrelle Pryor leaves school and goes pro.