We watch them play Saturday after Saturday. They amaze us. They thrill us. We don't want to see them leave our favorite college team. However, we know they have to move on.
We eagerly watch the NFL draft hoping our favorites will go first round. We watch in amazement as their dreams come true. Wearing a new team hat and holding a jersey, we celebrate as our heroes line up for the famous first round picture.
Such high hopes, such big dreams...and then what happens?
The dream turns into a nightmare.
Here are 50 college football stars that went bust in the NFL...