Found May 04, 2013 on The Juicy Online:
PLAYERS: Geno Smith
TEAMS: New York Jets
According to a report, the reason why many NFL teams passed up on West Virginia quarterback Geno Smith was due mostly to the fact that he acted like a "spoiled brat" before the 2013 NFL Draft.It's unknown which team  made the claim, but a source is saying that it was a 10-top draft team who claimed that they thought Smith was a diva. Also an NFC scout went as far as to say that Smith [who was drafted in the 2nd round by the New York Jets] would have a hard time with the New York crowds. "He's going to have a hard time in New York," the NFC scout said. "Right now, he's coming off as a spoiled, pampered brat." According to an Yahoo Sports article, Smith spent most of his time on his phone calling/texting people during team meetings leading up to the draft, and when asked about his character Smith said that who he is and how he plays speaks for itself. Yeah... a real diva for you.  

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