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Jets Select QB Geno Smith (2nd Round – 39th Overall)

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The New York Jets quarterback situation just took a pretty interesting turn.  The Mark Sanchez era took another giant step towards being over.  With their first pick in the 2nd round (39th overall) the Jets selected QB Geno Smith from West Virginia.  The 6’2″ 218lb QB from West Virginia was expected to be a 1st round selection.  We will have a full scouting break down of

Geno Smith Summary from Walter Football:

Smith was one of the most consistently effective quarterbacks in college football over the past three seasons. He led some of the most prolific and high-powered offenses while showing steady improvement over the years.

Smith completed 65 percent of his passes in 2010 as a first-year starter for 2,763 yards with 24 touchdowns and seven interceptions. He made big improvements in year two and produced an excellent junior season for the Mountaineers. Smith completed 66 percent of his passes for 4,385 yards with 31 touchdowns and seven interceptions. He also ran for 180 yards and two scores.

We will have plenty more on this move in the next few days, for now you can visit our forums for more information on Geno Smith.

This Article Was Written By Phil Sullivan

Phil Sullivan

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