Found October 20, 2012 on 60 Max Power O:
A week’s absence due to work and illness and naturally I missed the shocker of the 2012 Heisman campaign – Geno Smith getting schooled by Seth Doege and Texas Tech – although to be fair, no-one was really shocked except by the 49-14 scoreline. What this does mean is the race is wide open again with other candidates back in the running. I still think it’s Smith’s to lose, as long as there are no more slip-ups along the way.   The Top 10   Geno Smith, West Virginia   Smith showed his mettle despite a “down” performance against Texas – just 268 yards and 4 TDs – but the stress of 2 straight shootouts showed against the Red Raiders, who were hell-bent on adding to their collection of top-ranked scalps. He still threw for 275 yards and a score (still no picks), but in the eyes of Joe Public, he’s fallen back among the ranks of mortals, and it doesn’t let up next week with the Wildcats coming to town.   Next Week: Kansas State   Stats to Date: Passing 259-195-2271-25-0, Rushing 28-71-1.

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