With former Georgia passer Eric Zeier's promising start with the Cleveland Browns and the likelihood that Tennessee sophomore Peyton Manning will be a first-round pick some day, the SEC's poor record for producing NFL quarterbacks has looked more encouraging recently. In 1994 only three former SEC passers were active in the NFL. The addition of Zeier and another rookie, Jay Barker of New England, ups the SEC total to five, which, as this chart shows, still lags behind the totals of five other conferences.
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