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Colin Kaepernick, the rookie out of the University of Nevada, came on to the national scene as the Wolfpack beat then-undefeated Boise State to end their BCS title hopes.
A four-year starter, Kaepernick was the only quarterback to pass for 10,000 yards and run for 4,000 yards in his college career. Did most of his work in a Pistol-style offense.
Was drafted by the Chicago Cubs in the 43rd round of the 2009 MLB draft.
Drafted: fourth pick, second round
Scott Tolzien (pictured):
Scott Tolzien made his name as a two-year starter at the University of Wisconsin. Impressed in his senior year by cutting his interception rate by more than half from his junior season to his senior season (16 to six interceptions).
In addition to taking the Badgers to the 2010 Rose Bowl (which they lost in a close game to TCU), he also notched tough wins against the University of Iowa and the Ohio State University.
He was named the 2010 Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award Winner, which is given to the top senior quarterback in the country.
He was originally signed by the San Diego Chargers but was released Sept. 3. The San Francisco 49ers picked Tolzien up the following day.
Funny YouTube clip: Tolzien was left hanging while looking for a high five in Wisconsin's game against Ohio State.