The 50 Best College Players Have Surprises From Top to Bottom
Cam Newton had one of the greatest seasons in college football history this year. That alone has to make him one of the greatest players in college football history.
But, given his game, there has to be some concern about him failing to transition to a great NFL player. The same must be said for his teammate Nick Fairley, Julio Jones, A.J. Green or Ryan Mallett.
So here’s how we’re going to do this.
The player had to have SOME expectation of greatness in the NFL. For example, Eric Crouch was a great college quarterback and although he did play in the NFL, no one expected him to be a great player. The same is even true about Doug Flutie, Charlie Ward and Ken Dorsey.
Oh, and we’re also going to cut Syracuse running back Ernie Davis a break, for obvious reasons.