Since we're going up against VT soon I looked at how Drobs numbers stand up against a similar college qb who plays qb in the NFL (Vick) and a similar qb who switched positions for the NFL (Randle El).
Note: even though Denard should have redshirted and I believe we have yet to see the "real" Denard that will enter the draft I think Vick was a slightly better passer entering the draft as a sophomore than Drob was the last 3 games of his second year as a starter.
Vick: 6'0" and currently around 215 lbs at 31
Denard: 6'0" and currently around 195 lbs at 21
Randle El :5'10" and roughly 190 lbs at 32
Vick Freshman (19 yrs old)
Pass: [90/152 @ 59.2% w/ 1840 yds. 12 td. 5 int] Rush: [108 for 585 yds @5.8 and 8 td]
Vick Sophmore (20 yrs old)
Pass: [87/161 @ 54% w/ 1234 yds. 8 td. 6 int] Rush: [104 for 617 yds @5.9 and 8 td]
Denard Sophomore (first year starting, 20 yrs old)
Pass: [182/291 @ 62.5% w/ 2570 yds. 18td. 11int] Rush: [256 for 1702 yds @6.6 and 14td]
Denard Junior (21 yrs old)
Pass: [133/237 @ 56.1% w/ 2056 yds. 18td. 14int] Rush: [208 for 1163 yds @5.6 and 16td]
Randle El RSFreshman ( first year starting)
Pass: [127/273 @46.5% w/ 1745 yds. 6td. 11int] Rush: [227 for 873 yds @3.8 and 10td]
Radle El RSSophmore
Pass: [150/279 @53.8% w/ 2277 yds. 17 td. 7 int] Rush: [224 for 788 yds @3.5 and 13td]
Randle El RSJunior
Pass:[133/277 @48% w/ 1783 yds. 10 td. 14 int] Rush: [218 for 1270 yds @5.8 and 13td]
Randle El RSSenior
Pass:[118/231 @51.1% w/ 1664 yds. 9td. 5 int] Rush: [188 for 964 yds @5.1 and 8td]
Randle El never had a chance at being a pro qb being 5'10" and barely completing more than 50% of his passes.
Vick has gone on to put up similar numbers in the pros. Completing around 55% of his passes throwing 93 tds to 58 ints (some years closer to 50/50) averaging fewer tds with his feet (30 in 7 seasons) and averaging around 8 rushing attempts per game for roughly 57 yards per game. Even in his ProBowl 04 and 05 seasons his passer rating was in the mid 70's and he only threw 3 more td's than int's in both years combined. Denards numbers are also abbreviated. Last year he sat for large portions of games due to injury, and this year the offense was struggling to find itself for the first half of the season. Denard still has a long way to go with his accuracy and mechanics, but based on what we saw against Illinois, Nebraska, and Ohio he's obviously making strides under Borges tutelage. If he can maintain consitency in his passing game then I don't see why he wouldn't be a pro qb somewhere like Michael Vick or Tim Tebow.