Found April 04, 2013 on Queen City Sports:
  Player Name: Geno Smith Position: Quarterback School: West Virginia Queen City Sports Ranking: 1st     Overview/Awards: Geno Smith started all 39 games in his final three seasons for the West Virginia Mountaineers and it allowed him to set single-game, season and career records. His six passing touchdowns in one game tied a West Virginia record first set by Marc Bulger vs. Pitt in 1998. In addition, Smith set a BCS and Orange Bowl record with the six touchdown passes in 2011. In Smith’s junior season in 2011, he became West Virginia’s and the Big East Conference single-season passing leader with 4,385 yards. During that season he threw 31 touchdowns and only seven interceptions. He also completed 65.8% of his passes. Additionally in 2011, Smith finished four games with over 400-yards passing and set a Big East single-season record of eight 300-yard passing games. In a game against LSU Smith threw a program record 463 yards as well. In his senior season in 2012, Smith finished with 4,205 passing yards, 42 touchdowns and only six interceptions. He also finished with a completion percentage of 71%. In terms of touchdowns, interceptions and completion percentage, Smith improved every year since he arrived at West Virginia in 2009. Strengths: Strong arm Very accurate passer, even down the field Good touch passer Ability to create with his feet, throws well on the run Great placement on out routes, balls outside of defender Very quick release Smart when running, either slides or runs out of bounds Solid work ethic (gym, film room) Senses pressure very well Weaknesses: Locks onto one receiver for too long Doesn’t always keep his eyes downfield Inconsistent footwork Opinion:  Geno Smith has all the tools to be a franchise quarterback for a team and in my opinion he can become one of the top 15 quarterbacks in the NFL after a few years. Smith is the quarterback the Bills have been looking for since Jim Kelly left. His ability to lead a team and led by example with his work ethic would be loved in Buffalo.  His strong arm and accuracy would fit well in Ralph Wilson Stadium.  Unfortunately, due to the Bills picking at No. 8, he will most likely not be available. With Smith most likely being selected in the top five, the Bills would need to trade with the Kansas City Chiefs in order to guarantee landing him. That would require a combination of picks over the next two years that would really hurt the Bills long-term development. One way to acquire Smith is if he falls to the Browns at pick six. The Bills could move their first round pick (No. 8) and their third round pick (No. 71) to move up two spots and land the quarterback. This trade would allow the Bills to hop the Cardinals in the draft since they are looking for a franchise quarterback as well. Losing a third round pick in a draft with only other six draft picks hurts, but landing a franchise quarterback changes everything. Where he likely goes: Geno Smith will be a top five selection in the upcoming 2013 NFL Draft. Without question, he possesses the most skills out of the quarterback class this year and can end up as a franchise quarterback for some team. With Jacksonville and Oakland looking for capable starters, he will likely be selected by either one of those teams. I don’t see him slipping by the Raiders at pick three in this draft.   The post 2013 NFL Draft: Geno Smith Scouting Report appeared first on Queen City Sports.

Video: Skip Bayless & Stephen A. Smith react to PFW's assessment of Geno Smith

Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless of ESPN, joined also by Todd McShay, react to Pro Football Weekly's Nolan Nawrocki's critical assessment of QB Geno Smith. Smith is currently number 24 on Mel Kiper's big board, and ranked even lower than that by some. Among Nawrocki's comments were that Smith was "not a student of the game", had a "mild practice...

Report: Geno Smith Visiting Eagles Today

Categories: BREAKING NEWS Eagles Draft News NFLDraftTags: Geno SmithPhiladelphia EaglesAccording to Adam Kaplan, West Virginia quarterback Geno Smith will be visiting the Philadelphia Eagles today.  He might be coming for more than just a visit.  The Mountaineers signal caller could go through another workout with the Eagles coaches, which would make things very interesting...

2013 NFL Draft: Is Geno Smith Still the Head of the Quarterback Class?

Originally Posted on As the 2013 NFL Draft approaches, there are continuing questions regarding whether or not Geno Smith is still the head of the class among quarterbacks. Which is certainly appropriate, since there has been far more uncertainty surrounding the signal callers who are eligible for this month’s draft, than there normally has been in recent...
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