Terrelle Pryor: Overhyped or unappreciated?

Published Nov. 26, 2010 1:37 p.m. EST

By Marcus Hartman
FOX Sports Ohio | Buckeye Sports
Friday, November 26th, 2010

On the eve of The Game that most shaped the legacy of one great Ohio State quarterback, let's take a look at the state of the career of the one who is the heir to his throne.

In some ways, Terrelle Pryor has already caught Troy Smith. He's won as many Big Ten titles, and he's had more big statistical days.

But Ohio State fans want more from Pryor than Smith gave them. Smith set the bar high by getting the Buckeyes into a BCS National Championship game, and after Ohio State stumbled twice on that stage, Pryor embraced that level of competition when he committed to Ohio State in 2008.

In nearly three full years as a starter, Pryor has already beaten Michigan twice among his 29 wins.

He has provided many thrilling moments, but there are those who still want more.

Pryor hasn't done it with Smith