The SEC’s Passing Problem: Why Can’t NCAA’s Top Conference Develop Top QBs?

August 19, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

ATLANTA — The SEC has just as many NFL quarterback regulars as you've got toes on your right foot.    
That's how many regular NFL quarterbacks the SEC has produced in—check this out—17 NFL seasons. You know them because, really, how hard is it to remember five stinking names? Peyton Manning (Tennessee), Eli Manning (Ole Miss), Matthew Stafford (Georgia), Jay Cutler (Vanderbilt) and Cam Newton (Auburn).
The world-renowned—their fans say it is—college football conference called the SEC won seven straight national championships from 2006 to 2012, but just one of those ring-bearing slingers has stuck in the NFL as a regular starter (Newton).
The SEC has figured out 21 of 22 positions, but not the most important position on the field. Quarterback.
Ohio State by itself has three quarterbacks who could start for any team in the SEC in 2015. The QB position in the SEC is so thin going into the 2015 season that Jeremy Johnso...

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