Found April 30, 2013 on FatManWriting:
Former West Virginia QB Geno Smith had pretty high expectations for himself going into the draft. he expected to be a first round draft pick for sure. So when that didn't happen, and he fell to the second round, it appears that he got a little angry--and fired his agents. What he fails to see--and what makes him so perfect for the circus in New York with the Jets--is that it was in no way his agent's fault. It was his. He's not as good as he thinks he is. His stats are phenomenal; that goes without saying. His TD to INT ratio is amazing, his completion percentage ridiculous--they are the makings of a top draft pick. At one time he looked every bit the Heisman trophy candidate and a future first rounder (in WVU's first five games). But then he played good competition. Good. Not great. Texas Tech had an answer for him, and really made him look pretty pedestrian (30-56, 278 yards, 1 TD)--and their defense was nothing special! Against Kansas State, who was arguably much better than Texas Tech, he looked pretty soft too (21-32, 143 yards, 1 TD, 2 INT). Two games could be just a bad couple weeks, but it didn't end there. Against TCU, another team that was just okay last season amid QB issues of their own, he was once again average at best. The Horned Frogs held him to 260 yards on 32-54 throwing with 3 TDs and 1 INT. If you want to go over his stats game by game go here and you can see that he only had one game where he was really impressive after the first five weeks--against lowly Kansas. Bottom line is he could not beat a good team (Texas and Baylor were okay teams at best). When the team needed him to shine most, he flopped. He--much like Matt Barkley--lived off of short, safe throws. When defenses could stop them WVU got killed. When they couldn't and those players were able to make plays (I'm talking about the very talented Tavon Austin and Stedman Bailey here) the team lit of the score boards. His defenders will be quick to point out that its a team game. They will say he did the best he could with what he had; that his defense was horrible (no argument there even though its an irrelevant point). Geno Smith may very well have the frame, arm strength  and athleticism that you want in a QB, but guys like Doug Flutie are proof that you don't need to look the part to be the part. So go ahead and blame your agents and fire them for being a second round pick Geno--you should have been a fourth rounder at best. That kind of bravado and denial will fit right in with the circus that the Jets are and look to still be for the near future.
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