Talking Quarterbacking With Past Greats

Some familiar themes came up in conversations with Troy Smith and Mike Tomczak, two quarterbacks spoke with for an upcoming feature about transitioning from a first-year starting quarterback to year two.

With Terrelle Pryor about to begin his second season as the starting quarterback at Ohio State, we got the bright idea to pick the brains of some former Buckeye greats at the position to learn what kinds of challenges Pryor might face and what might come easier to the youngster.

You will have to wait for the annual Buckeye Sports Bulletin football preview issue to see exactly what we learned, but as a primer we bring you some of the highlights of conversations with Troy Smith and Mike Tomczak.

Look here for excerpts from the interview with 15-year NFL veteran MIke Tomczak, and follow this link to see what the 2006 Heisman Trophy winner had to say.

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