Posted October 02, 2012 on AP on Fox

LOUISVILLE, KY - NOVEMBER 20: Geno Smith of the West Virginia Mountaineers throws a pass during the Big East Conference game against the Louisville Cardinals at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium on November 20, 2010 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
What if No. 8 West Virginia and No. 11 Texas played Saturday and decided not to bring their defenses? At the rate those two have been giving up big plays for touchdowns, would it really matter? The Mountaineers (4-0, 1-0 Big 12) needed every one of quarterback Geno Smith's eight touchdown passes in last week's 70-63 win over Baylor that left its defense looking as bad as its offense looked spectacular. "It was terrible,'' West Virginia safety Darwin Cook said after Baylor scored nine touchdowns. "It gets you down. We don't like giving up points like that, at all, but you just have to get back up and play the next game. We have to get better on defense.'' For Smith, however, the victory continued a blistering start in which he's thrown for 1,728 yards and 20 touchdowns without an interception. He's also completed 83.4 percent of his passes, is averaging 10.22 yards per attempt and leads the nation with a 208.4 passer efficiency rating while emerging as a Heisman Trophy frontrunne...
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