Overshadowed by fellow Louisiana prep QB Peyton Manning, Delhomme has taken a more difficult path to NFL stardom.
Tony Romo wasn't always a superstar. He was an unknown high school recruit before dominating at Eastern Illinois and going undrafted in the NFL. He's the latest to featured in the ESPN RISE Preps-To-Pros series.
Packers QB Aaron Rodgers' career has been defined by patience as he went from unknown prep to big-time pro.
Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie became a first-round NFL draft pick despite getting only one college offer as a high school senior.
Michael Strahan played one year of high school football before setting records in college and the NFL.