Found February 27, 2013 on Gridiron Grit:
With the Chiefs choosing to trade for Alex Smith, where will Geno Smith wind up in the 2013 NFL Draft? The most logical landing spot appears to be the team with the No. 3 overall pick, the Oakland Raiders. Matt Miller, Bleacher Report’s NFL Draft Lead Writer, first mentioned Oakland’s interest in Smith last month. ESPN’s Chris Mortensen is now reporting that there are rumors of the team’s interest, per Rotoworld.com. Photo Via HeismanPundit.com West Virginia’s most accurate and prolific passer in school history put up video game type of numbers throughout his collegiate career and completed 369 of 518 passes (71 percent) for 4,265 yards with 42 TDs to six INTs in 2012. Smith certainly isn’t in the same class as Andrew Luck or Robert Griffin III, he does possess the physical tools, leadership and work ethic to emerge as a Matt Ryan/Joe Flacco-level NFL starter, according to NFL’s Future. If Oakland selects Smith—which would make sense as he would fit what Reggie McKenzie and company a
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