When a player has an exceptional college career, the thought is that they will have an even better NBA legacy.
Not always the case.
What looks like great potential may be just fools gold.
What seems like promise can be just a flash in the pan.
The following is a list of the top 50 players of all-time who went from college sizzle to NBA fizzle.
Among this list, you have players who were All-Conference, All-American and Final Four Most Outstanding Player selections.
All of their college awards didn't guarantee anything when it came to their future performances.
Some had very nice professional careers overseas, but what we are trying to look at here is how they did in the NBA.
In most cases, it wasn't pretty.