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Geno Smith, QB

School: West Virginia  |  Conference: BIG12
College Experience: Senior  |  Hometown: Miami, FL
Height/Weight: 6-3 / 218 lbs.
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Career Notes
Throughout his four seasons in Morgantown, Smith recorded 11,658 passing yards and 98 touchdowns - both WVU records. His 2012 statistics were equally impressive, as he threw for 4,356 yards and scored 42 touchdowns.
2012 Season
Three for 4,205 yards, completing a career-high 71.2 percent of his passes. Threw 42 touchdowns against just six interceptions and was sacked 19 times in 518 pass attempts.
2011 Season
Started all 13 games - 2012 Discover Orange Bowl MVP - All-BIG EAST First Team (coaches, Phil Steele, and ESPN.com) - All-ECAC Offense - No. 4-best performance by a quarterback in a bowl (collegesportsnews.com) - All-Bowl Team (CBSSPorts.com and ESPN.com) - BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Week (Maryland, Louisville) - WVU Offensive Champion: Marshall, Cincinnati - Set or tied 21 WVU single-game, season or career records - Set five Orange Bowl records - Set four WVU bowl records - Tied three NCAA all-time bowl records - WVU and BIG EAST single-season passing leader (4,385 yards) - Tied WVU single-season passing touchdown record (31)

Set WVU touchdowns responsible for season record (33) - Ranked No. 5 nationally in passing average (337.31 avg./g) and eighth in total offense (334.ypg); ranked first in the BIG EAST in both categories - Also ranked No. 17 in the NCAA, No. 1 in the BIG EAST, in passing efficiency (152.6) - Threw for 4,385 yards in 13 games, the fourth-best total in NCAA in 2011 - Finished with four 400-yard passing games on the season and for his career and a BIG EAST single-season record of eight 300-yard passing games - Went 32-43 for 407 yards and accounted for seven touchdowns (six passing, one rush) in 70-33 Orange Bowl victory

Six passing TDs tied WVU record, first set by Marc Bulger vs. Pitt in 1998 - Six passing TDs also set a BCS and Orange Bowl record and tied overall bowl record - 407 passing yards set Orange Bowl record, as did 433 yards of total offense - Set Orange Bowl records for TDs responsible for (7) and points responsible for (42) - Orchestrated come-from-behind and game-winning drives in back-to-back series in the game's final minutes at USF - Had 14-game streak of throwing at least one touchdown pass snapped in win at USF - Completed 71 percent of his passes in win over Pitt, going 22-for-31 for 244 yards and one TD - Tallied 379 yards and one touchdown on 29 completions in win at Cincinnati

Threw for 410 yards on 31 completions and for three touchdowns in loss to Louisville - Passing total against the Cardinals ranks fifth on the Mountaineer all-time chart - Fought the elements and completed 20 passes for 218 yards and two touchdowns at Rutgers - Scored first career rushing TD on a 1-yard scamper at RU - Completed 24 passes on 41 attempts for 338 yards and two touchdowns at Syracuse - Tallied 450 passing yards on 27 completions against UConn, the second-best career and program total - Connected with Stedman Bailey on a career-long 84-yard TD pass against UConn; the score was WVU's all-time fifth-longest from scrimmage

Had efficient day against Bowling Green, going 18-for-30 with three touchdowns in three quarters - Threw for WVU single-game best 463 yards on a career- and program-best 38 completions against LSU; also tallied a career- and program-best 65 pass attempts; his attempts were the fourth-most of any QB in 2011 - Finished with 468 total yards of offense against LSU, a WVU single-game best mark - His performance against the Tigers is the NCAA's 20th-best total offense game and 17th-best passing yardage game in 2011 - Threw 36 completions on 49 passing attempts for 388 yards at Maryland - Threw for 371 yards and four TDs vs. Norfolk State

2010 Season
Started all 13 games - All-Big East First Team by ESPN.com, rivals.com and Phil Steele and second team by Big East coaches - Averaged just one interception every 53.1 attempts - No. 1 in the Big East in pass efficiency, No. 2 in passing yards per game, total offense per game and points responsible for (148) - Big East Offensive Champion: Maryland, Cincinnati

WVU Offensive Champion: Marshall, USF, Cincinnati, Rutgers - Connected on 241-of-372 passes for 2,763 yards for the year, 24 touchdowns, only seven interceptions and a long of 71 yards - Was first WVU quarterback to throw for more than 2,500 yards since 1998 - Threw multiple touchdowns in seven games - Season-high 32-of-45 passes for 316 yards at Marshall, a touchdown and a long of 30 - Threw for 219 yards on 24-of-31 passes against USF, two touchdowns and a long of 32 - Threw for a career-high 352 yards on 23-of-28 passes with a touchdown and a long of 46 against Rutgers in the season finale

2009 Season
Played in five games - Completed 32-of-49 passes for 309 yards, a touchdown and a long completion of 33 yards - Came off the bench early in the Marshall game when quarterback Jarrett Brown left the game with a concussion and completed 15-of-21 passes for 147 yards, a touchdown and a long of 33
High School
Coached by former Mountaineer Damon Cogdell at Miramar High - Named to the Parade High School All-American team - EA Sports All-American Second Team - Finished No. 2 in the voting for Mr. Florida - Florida Class 6A All-State First Team - Sun Sentinel Florida Class 6A Player of the Year - Participated in the "Elite 11" football camp in California - ESPN Top 150 prospects - No. 1-rated player in Broward County according to the Miami Herald and South Florida Sun Sentinel

Led Miramar High to an 8-2 record and a No. 5 ranking in Broward County by the Sun-Sentinel - Completed 205-of-308 passes for 3,089 yards and 32 touchdowns and rushed for more than 300 yards - Finished his career as the third-best passer in Broward County history

Birthday is Oct. 10 - Son of Geno Smith, Jr., and Tracey Sellers - One of four children - Cousin of former Miami star Melvin Bratton - Majoring in English
04/25/2013 - DANE BRUGLER'S FINAL 2013 DRAFT BOARD: 35. QB Geno Smith, West Virginia (6-2, 218, 4SR)...Although he can't be ruled out as the No. 1 overall pick with his passing skill set, Smith isn't a flawless prospect. And there are concerns about his pro potential. - Dane Brugler, NFLDraftScout.com

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