Not every NFL team is looking to draft a franchise quarterback in the 2013 draft, but those that are had to be impressed with what the saw from West Virginia's Geno Smith at Thursday's Pro Day in Morgantown.
He completed 60-of-64 passes and displayed the zip, accuracy and footwork that is needed to succeed at the highest level.
With 29 of 39 NFL teams represented, including Steelers coach Mike Tomlin, Smith rose to the occasion. He also impressed ESPN's Ron Jaworski and the NFL Network's Mike Mayock.
The draft begins on Thursday, April 25 and will run until Saturday, April 27. While Smith looks like a lock to go to either the Arizona Cardinals or Minnesota Vikings, WVU teammate Tavon Austin is also expected to go in the first round. Receiver Stedman Bailey is likely a second- or third-round pick and the rest of the Mountaineers eligible for the draft are late rounders or free-agent signings.