Originally Posted by JustSayNotoTO
I dont necessarily agree with this. They ran the 5 wide offense when Brees was in school. Even Kyle Orton looked like a superstar in that offense.
No, Brees was one of the most NFL ready QBs coming out in a long while. Smith, IMO, is nowhere near that same level. Ohio State doesn't really run a Pro Style offense. The development cycle, IMO, is much greater for Smith but that's just my opinion.