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    Former Big 12 QB's in the NFL- Interesting

    So I was checking out a Texas board. www.barkingcarnival.com - Pretty comical board by the way.

    Anyway, the QB article compares the Texas QB recruits of the 04 class and how they panned out. Further along it mentions that the only QB outside of Vince Young and Chris Simms to be playing in the NFL is Sage. (They forgot to mention Seneca so there could be more than just these 4)

    but.... my question is and I don't have enough time or NFL knowledge to come up with it, are Seneca and Sage really the only two QB's out of the Big 12 to remain in the NFL, other than the Texas boys? Can anbody come up with others?

    If so, that would certainly be a feather in Iowa State's hat. Pretty amazing actually.



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    Re: Former Big 12 QB's in the NFL- Interesting

    Just did a player search on ESPN.com, that's it, thats the list, 4 QB's. I think the MAC may have more than the Big 12.



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    Re: Former Big 12 QB's in the NFL- Interesting

    That's pretty cool that half of the QBs in the NFL from the Big XII are from Iowa State.



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    Re: Former Big 12 QB's in the NFL- Interesting

    I am still proud of the week when ISU and USC were the only colleges to have multiple alumni starting at Qb in the NFL.



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    Re: Former Big 12 QB's in the NFL- Interesting

    Yup, The MAC has 5.

    Akron
    Charlie Frye

    Eastern Mich
    Charlie Batch

    Miami
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    Josh Betts

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    Re: Former Big 12 QB's in the NFL- Interesting

    Quote Originally Posted by tim_redd View Post
    That's pretty cool that half of the QBs in the NFL from the Big XII are from Iowa State.
    Did your sister's neighbor's dog's walker's half 2nd cousin twice removed tell you that?

    (Sorry, couldn't resist again)


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    Re: Former Big 12 QB's in the NFL- Interesting

    I am trying to think of more from the Big XII, but can't come up with any...are there any former QBs that are now playing another position?


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    Re: Former Big 12 QB's in the NFL- Interesting

    Brad Smith is playing WR for the Jets I believe.

    http://graphics.fansonly.com/photos/...in-the-nfl.pdf


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    Re: Former Big 12 QB's in the NFL- Interesting

    I was trying to look up some numbers to add to this thread and came across this. Totally off topic, but funny nonetheless.

    10 Most Effeminate NFL Quarterbacks | Campus Squeeze


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    Re: Former Big 12 QB's in the NFL- Interesting

    Quote Originally Posted by jdewaard View Post
    I was trying to look up some numbers to add to this thread and came across this. Totally off topic, but funny nonetheless.

    10 Most Effeminate NFL Quarterbacks | Campus Squeeze
    This picture is just too funny.




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    Re: Former Big 12 QB's in the NFL- Interesting

    Quote Originally Posted by RolandRockets View Post
    You could technically add a couple more to the MAC list. Chad Pennington and Byron Leftwich. Though Marshall is in CUSA now, they were in the MAC when both those guys were playing.

    Which gets me to something I was thinking about last fantasy football season when thinking about drafting a QB. Just think of all the starting/strong backup QBs that did not come from BCS programs. Not really sure why that is.

    From Favre to Roethlisberger to Warner, and I could probably come up with 10 more if I worked on it
    I think Marshall was still 1-AA when Pennington was there.



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    Re: Former Big 12 QB's in the NFL- Interesting

    Quote Originally Posted by cybsball20 View Post
    I think Marshall was still 1-AA when Pennington was there.
    Didn't Pennington and Moss play together at Marshall? I thought Moss played there when Marshall was 1-A.


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    Re: Former Big 12 QB's in the NFL- Interesting

    Quote Originally Posted by markshir View Post
    Brad Smith is playing WR for the Jets I believe.

    http://graphics.fansonly.com/photos/...in-the-nfl.pdf
    On a side note, I didnt know that the big Williams' boys on the inside of the Vikes line both went to Big 12 schools.


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    Quote Originally Posted by jdoggivjc View Post
    Didn't Pennington and Moss play together at Marshall? I thought Moss played there when Marshall was 1-A.
    I am pretty sure they were 1-AA right up untill Leftwich because I remember the guy that replaced Pennington was a Florida transfer that went there so he wouldn't have to sit out.



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